Start the new year off with a toast amidst lively fireworks and dazzling lights on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Spend time in the quaint medieval walled town of Obidos. Attend an elegant black-tie gala on New Year's Eve. Enjoy a day at leisure in sunny Funchal. Take in the view from Cabo GirAo - the world's second-highest cliff. Enjoy an espetada, a traditional dinner cooked over an open fire, accompanied by folk dancers and music. From the Portuguese Riviera to historic Sintra, ring in the new year with an unforgettable experience in a few of Portugal's most beloved cities.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
11 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CascaisAncient castles and Roman ruins, groves of lemon and almond trees, quiet whitewashed villages, and welcoming locals - Portugal is waiting for you.
Day 2CascaisSay hello to the Portuguese Riviera, your home for the next two nights. Mansions scattered about Cascais and Monte Estoril - all hint at its history as a haven for exiled European royals and nobility. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Day 3CascaisVenture to NazarE, a traditional fishing town along the coast. The town's New Year celebrations are some of the most famous in all of Portugal. Explore the picture-perfect city of Obidos, where whitewashed houses sit snug within medieval city walls.
Day 4CascaisFly to Madeira, the "Pearl of the Atlantic." Wander along the colorful Rua de Santa Maria, decorated with vibrant murals, and enjoy lunch on your own at one of the island's many restaurants. Then embark on a walking tour of Funchal's old downtown with its quaint narrow streets and historical sites, such as a 15th-century cathedral. Visit the Botanical Garden of Madeira with its collection of more than 2,500 plants from all continents.
Day 5FunchalAllow the warm ocean breeze to brush against your skin as you spend time exploring coastal Garajau. Continue to Ponta de SAo LourenCo, the easternmost point of the island, and gaze out over the deep blue waves with your unparalleled view of the Atlantic. Enjoy time to relax and prepare for a lively evening at an elegant New Year's Eve Gala.* Ring in the New Year in the most unforgettable way as you watch Madeira's world-famous fireworks display.
Day 6FunchalSpend the first day of the new year in Funchal as you please. With a day in the capital city, enjoy this beautiful island as you see fit.
Day 7FunchalBegin your day at CAmara de Lobos, a 15th-century town that's both a humble fishing village and sunny nature retreat. Drive along banana plantations and winding vineyards en route to the world's second-highest cliff - Cabo GirAo. Visit the fishing village of Porto Moniz and see its natural volcanic pools before returning to Funchal. Gather in the evening for an espetada, a traditional dinner cooked over an open fire, accompanied by folk dancers and music.
Day 8FunchalFly back to mainland Portugal. Arrive in Lisbon and embark on a tour of the city of Rossio and the iconic PraCa do Comercio. Then travel to Belem, where you'll see the iconic Belem Tower (UNESCO). See the faCade of the 16th-century Jeronimos Monastery** (UNESCO) and learn about its historic importance. As the day draws to a close, you may choose to join your Tour Manager on a stroll of downtown Lisbon. Explore this magical Lisbon city on your own, walking along streets illuminated by two million Christmas lights.
Day 9LisbonThe day is yours to explore Lisbon as you wish. Tonight, consider an optional experience in which you savor Portuguese cuisine and wine while local artists perform the traditional Fado, part of UNESCO's list of the World's Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Day 10LisbonExplore the town of Sintra (UNESCO), the summer residence of Portuguese kings, and visit the National Palace. On your return to Lisbon stop to admire the stunning Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe. Tonight, gather to toast to a trip well-traveled and bid Portugal adeus.
Day 11LisbonYour tour ends today.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
12/28/2025$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Vila GalE - Cascais, Portugal
Pestana Casino Park Hotel - Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
Turim MarquEs Hotel - Lisbon, Portugal
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
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    Start the new year off with a toast amidst lively fireworks and dazzling lights on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Spend time in the quaint medieval walled town of Obidos. Attend an elegant black-tie gala on New Year's Eve.

 
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