2019: May 31 - Jun 6

$1,795 USD

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Portugal is known for its gorgeous beaches, exquisite local wine and friendly people. We'll spend time discovering the beauty of Portugal, learning about photography & Instagram and catching some waves with Joe & Delfina from @travelersintranslation.

  • Dates
    2019: May 31 - Jun 6
  • Price
    $1,795 USD
  • Accommodations
    Double Occupancy in 3+ star Hotels or Apartments
  • Included
    ✓ Airport Transfers
    ✓ All Breakfasts & 2 Dinners
    ✓ Photography Tour
    ✓ Surf Lesson with Joe
    ✓ Lisbon Exploration Tour
    ✓ Sintra Guided Tour
    ✓ Alentejo City Tour
    ✓ 2 Wine Tastings
    ✓ Tour of Arrábida, Sesimbra and Setúbal
  • Not Included
    × International Flights
    × Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Payment Schedule
    ✓ 25% due now
    ✓ Balance due 60 days before trip
  • BOOK NOW

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Joe + Delfi

Joe & Delfina from Travelers in Translation are an adventurous couple exploring the world. They met while traveling in Panama 5 years ago and haven't stopped exploring since. Currently, they're on a one year adventure discovering Australia & Southeast Asia. Join these two happy travelers and share their passion for surfing and photography.

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Lisbon: With its amazing architecture and colorful tiles, Lisbon offers incredible views, delicious food & nightlife. This will be our homebase for the entire duration of the trip as we explore nearby cities.

You’ll meet the group for a welcome happy hour and have an amazing dinner together! We'll chat about the upcoming trip and give you some insider tips about Portugal.

Arrival: Welcome dinner at 8pm. Fly into Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS).

Included: Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner

From when you first touch down in Lisbon, you’ll be blown away by the city’s beautiful architecture and colorful tiles. This is one of the most photogenic cities in the world, let's capture the beauty through your lens!

Photography Tour & Editing Workshop: This lesson will help you focus on how to capture beautiful images. You will hit the streets with Joe & Delfi to learn about angles, composition and more! After shooting the beautiful city of Lisbon, you will learn some basic editing with Lightroom. We'll also talk about how to create your own brand and create content that aligns with your own passion.

Included: Breakfast, Workshop, Guided City Tour

Explore the wonders of Sintra on a full-day tour. You’ll also have free time at the village to taste the famous pastries: Queijadas of Sintra and Travesseiros. We'll drive through the Natural Park of Sintra to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost site of Continental Europe. On our drive back to Lisbon, we will take the coastal road passing by Guincho beach, Cascais and Estoril.

Included: Breakfast, Sintra Tour

Today, we'll drive through the Alentejo region and explore the Capital of Portugal, Évora. Fun fact, Évora is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.

Our tour includes a visit to the Roman Temple, Évora’s Cathedral, Bones Chapel, a cork factory, and last but certainly not least, a local vineyard for a some wine tasting.

Included: Breakfast, Tour of Alentejo, Wine Tasting

The west coast of Portugal has beautiful surf beaches with an excellent diversity of waves suited for both beginners and advanced surfers. We’ll find the best beach dependent on weather for some relaxed surfing & optional lessons. Let's catch some waves!

Beginner's Guide to Surfing: This lesson will cover general ocean safety and surfing etiquette, as well as prepare you for your first surf lesson near Lisbon. The class includes stretching, paddling, catching a wave, positioning and more. The goal of the lesson is to introduce you to the world of surfing and have some fun catching waves with Joe & Delfi!

Included: Breakfast

Optional: Surf Lesson - we will organize the surf lesson based on skill levels and topic interests and will provide gear rental costs closer to the trip.

Tour the nearby cities of Arrábida, Sesimbra and Setúbal. The drive will take you through Serra da Arrábida, and allow the opportunity to enjoy some breathtaking views from the Arrábida’s Mountain to the most beautiful beaches of Portugal. We'll pass through a small fisherman villages, and stop for food and wine tasting.

Included stops along the way: Cape ‘Espichel’, Sesimbra, Azeitão, Arrábida Mountain natural park and Palmela.

We'll end the night with one final group dinner and toast to the incredible adventure we just experienced together.

Included: Breakfast, Guided City Tour, Wine Tasting, Farewell Dinner

Thanks for traveling with us! Until next time, my friends!

Included: Breakfast, Airport Transfer

Departure: You'll wake up in Lisbon, a short ride from airport. Fly out of Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS).

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All of our trips include accommodations, transportation between cities, some meals and a number of activities relevant to the theme of your trip! Most of our hotels also include breakfast, but that varies by destination. A local guide who speaks the language will also be assigned to your trip and ready to provide recommendations every step of the way. Welcome to a better way to follow your passion while seeing the world!
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Excursions and tours vary trip to trip and are based on the theme of the trip. Refer to the trip itinerary to see which activities are included in your trip!
Typically, at least 2 dinners and breakfast every day is included, but it varies trip to trip. You can ask your local guide for tips on where to eat cheap if you’re on a budget! Dietary & allergy information will also be collected leading up to the trip to ensure you’re taken care of.
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A 25% down payment is due at the time of booking. The down payment is refundable until your spot is confirmed at which time it becomes non-refundable. You will receive an email when your spot is confirmed. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior to the trip departure. If you book within 60 days from trip start, the full amount will be due at booking, but still refundable until your spot is confirmed. See all of our Terms & Conditions.
When you book your trip, your spot will enter a pending status. In most cases, your spot will be confirmed about 48 hours after booking. In cases where the trip has not yet achieved the minimum number of bookings required for confirmation, your pending status may last longer. While we typically notify much sooner, you’ll be notified at least 60 days prior to trip start whether or not your spot is confirmed. Your down payment is refundable until your spot is confirmed. We recommend not booking a flight until your spot is confirmed.
We cater to adults past the stage of roughing it - that means no hostels and no hotels below 3 stars. We strive to create an experience that’s not only authentic, but also easily accessible and comfortable. All hotel locations are conveniently located near the heart of each major destination, so you can live like a local. Less time in transit means more time doing; save the commute for back home.
No more than 20 travelers on each trip. In order to create a personalized experience, we feel it is important to keep group sizes smaller. Sometimes, less is more!
We try to start and end all trips in a major city with an international airport for your convenience. It’s up to you whether or not you want to continue your adventure after the trip ends!
We will send a detailed itinerary with everything you need to know at least 2 weeks prior to your trip start date including hotel information and airport transfer information (if included). Before your trip, you’ll be invited to both a Facebook and WhatsApp group to meet the other travelers and start exchanging information. You can expect each trip to kick off with a welcome dinner for you to meet everyone after settling into your room. Bon Appétit!
Unless listed otherwise, you’ll sleep in twin or double shared accommodations with private bathrooms. Traveling with a friend? Just plug in their name while booking under "Special Requests" or shoot us an email at hi@trovatrip.com and we’ll ensure you’re roomed together. Uncomfortable with sharing a room? No problem! Most of our trips offer a single supplement option that you can choose when booking.
Excellent question! We’ll provide a full itinerary including hotel and transportation details at least 2 weeks prior to your trip including all necessary travel information. Accommodations often change depending on the group size, so we like to get the exact itinerary out to you when finalized to avoid confusion.
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