As mentioned in a text earlier, all the guide... - May 5 - May 16, 2022

Traveler: Maryann S. - Local specialist: Sam Lister

As mentioned in a text earlier, all the guides, places, chefs, bus drivers were outstanding. They were kind and did their best to please us with recommendations. The hotels were excellent especially the Convent & the hotel at Algarve.
The wine tours, boat ride to Douro Valley was wonderful.
The cooking class outstanding, loved the place we learned and Hugo. Fatima was super, it was also nice to spend a day of leisure where we saw the beautiful coastline of Portugal, the caves etc. The tiny Villiage on top of the mountain (Monsaraz)was just gorgeous and amazing along with the cork harvesting farm/ tour .
The boat trip was special as it was so thoughtful of Sam to think of one of our passengers birthday, went on the secluded beach as well. Lisbon just wonderful and amazing sights am to see, love all the castle tours as well. Loved being near the water. All hotels provided outstanding breakfasts and dinners were wonderful! Unexpectedly to me we’re 4 of my group with physical challenges, and everyone went out if their way to accommodate. So thank you for such a fantastic itinerary & people, the kindness of everyone was outstanding.

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Sam Lister, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Maryann,
Many thanks for your kind words!! Yours was a very special trip, as it took us over 2 years to actually run it due to Covid and I know the group were ecstatic to finally make it happen! It was such a pleasure to meet you all for dinner in Albufeira as well! Muito obrigado and big hugs!