Portugal

Portugal

Relax and unwind in sunny Portugal, one of the warmest countries in Europe, rich in history and home to spectacular natural scenery and sandy beaches. This getaway provides flexibility to tailor your holiday to your liking, whether you'd like to explore on your own, take part in some of the many optional excursions, or relax by the hotel pool.

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We spend time touring mainland Europe’s most westerly capital and immerse ourselves in Portuguese culture.

 

Most of our holiday will be spent in Portugal’s Algarve region, in the beach town of Albufeira. Our apartment-style accommodation will make settling in welcoming and convenient. Just a two-minute walk to the bustling Albufeira Strip, brimming with restaurants, shopping, and lively entertainment.

 

Optional excursions will be offered during our stay, so there will be plenty to do and explore. Or, enjoy the hotel, the town, and the nearby beach as you relax and experience the Algarve on your own time. However you decide to spend your holiday, we know you’ll love Portugal!

 

Book online or contact our reservations department at 1 800 461 8687 x 280.

 

 

Day One

Convenient shuttles bring us together to Pearson International Airport in Toronto, where we get to know each other and the Great Canadian Holidays tour director who will accompany us throughout. An overnight flight takes us across the Atlantic, arriving in Portugal’s beautiful capital city of Lisbon.

Day Two - Thirteen

Upon arrival in Lisbon, we then travel to Portugal's Algarve region, spending 12 nights in the beach town of Albuferia. Our apartment-style accommodation will make settling in welcoming and convenient. Just a ten minute walk to the bustling Albufeira Strip, brimming with restaurants, shopping, and lively entertainment. Many optional excursions (extra cost) will be available to book right at the hotel, so you can make the most of your time in this beautiful area of Portugal. Or, enjoy the hotel, the town, and the nearby beach as you relax and experience the Algarve on your own time. (Accommodation: Studio or 1 bedroom apartment available.)

Optional Excursions

Below are some of the optional excursions (available at extra cost) that can be booked at our hotel in Albuferia. Please note, excursions offered are subject to change and require a minimum of 12 passengers.

LOULE MARKET: Half day tour - Algarve Region 17 euros per person
Browse weekly markets, free time to visit Moorish castle, browse quaint narrow shopping streets and a gypsy market.

QUARTEIRA MARKET: Half day tour - Algarve Region 17 euros per person
Browse a gypsy market and visit the tourist resort of Vilamoura.

HISTORICAL WEST ALGARVE: Full day tour 38 euros per person
Visit Silves and explore the castle and cathedral, travel up the Monchique Mountains to Foia, free time for wine tasting, visit Lagos and see Saint Anthony's golden church, and explore Cape Saint Vincent

EAST ALGARVE: Full day tour 38 euros per person
Explore historic Faro, visit Moorish town of Olhao, visit Tavira, Cacela Velha, Monte Gordo and Vila Real de Santo Antonio.

FLAVOURS & TRADITIONS OF THE ALGARVE: Full day tour 52 euros per person
Explore inland Algarve, including Sao Bras de Alportel, a cork factory visit, Sao Bras Ethnographic Museum, the bucolic village of Salir, a visit to a local bakery and an agricultural estate

ALGARVE LANDSCAPES & WINERY: Full day tour 51 euros per person
Visit Porches Pottery workshop, the fishing village of Benagil, Algar Seco's caves, the village of Ferragudo, and a winery tour and tasting.

SEVILHA CITY TOUR & SHOPPING (SPAIN): Full day tour 43 euros per person
Visit city of Seville, stops included at Maria Luisa Park, American and Spanish Squares. Free time to visit shops, the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, or the Royal Alcazar Palaces.

GIBRALTAR: Full day tour 49 euros per person
Take a scenic drive to Gibraltar, the "Little Britain of the Spanish Coastline", with free time for lunch and exploring, with an optional Rock Tour.

Day Fourteen

We travel to Portugal's capital city of Lisbon, where we'll be treated to a guided half day tour of the historic "Seven Hills City" this afternoon. We begin with a panoramic tour of Edward VII park, Liberty Avenue, Rossio Square and a short walk through the Medieval quarter of Alfama. We'll also see The Discoveries Quarter of Belem and The Jeronimos Monastery and the Tower of Belem, two of Lisbon's World Heritage Sites. We arrive at our hotel in Lisbon, perfectly located just steps away from Rossio Square.

Day Fifteen

The day is yours to explore Lisbon at your own pace. Spend time exploring mainland Europe's most westerly capital and immerse yourself in Portugese culture, walking the historic streets, browsing the shops and restaurants, or taking in some of Lisbon's many historic sites. Our hotel's central location makes it easy to come and go as you please.

Day Sixteen

Today we board a flight back home to Toronto, where convenient shuttles will take us back to our hometowns.

Price Includes

  • Round trip airfare from Toronto to Lisbon

  • Round trip airport transfers to your home town

  • 14 nights accommodation

  • Optional excursions (extra cost)

  • Half day guided tour of Lisbon

  • Services of tour director throughout

  • HST

 

Accommodation: Studio or 1 bedroom apartment options available

 

Before booking, please read our terms & conditions.

 

We recommend the purchase of Allianz Travel Insurance. Get a quote or purchase online here.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Acton Tim Hortons Acton, 318 Queen Street, Tim Hortons
Ajax Super 8 Motel Ajax, 210 Westney Road South, Super 8 Motel
Super 8 Motel
Alliston Tim Hortons Alliston, 157A Young St Industrial Pkwy, Tim's
@ Hwy 89
Ancaster Tim Hortons Ancaster, 1180 Hwy 2, Tim Hortons
(Hwy 53 & Hwy 2)
Arthur Tim Hortons Arthur, 8008 Wellington Rd 109, Tim Horton's
(Wellngton County 109 & Hwy 6)
Aurora McDonalds Aurora, 2 Allaura Blvd, McDonald's
Aylmer Tim Hortons Aylmer, 374 John St N @ Hwy 73, Tim Hortons
Barrie Quality Inn Barrie, 55 Hart Drive, Quality Inn
(formerly the Travelodge)
Beamsville Tim Hortons Beamsville, 5005 South Service Road,Tim Hortons
(Ontario St @ QEW)
Blenheim Tim Hortons Blenheim, 79 Talbot Street W, Tim Hortons
Bolton Tim Hortons Bolton, 20 Queen Street N, Tim Hortons
(@ King Street)
Bowmanville Best Western Bowmanville, 160 Liberty St S, Best Western
(401 at Liberty Street exit)
Bradford Country Style Bradford, 396 Holland St W, Country Style
(near Melbourne Dr)
Brampton Tim Hortons Brampton, 202 County Court Blvd, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 10
Brantford Comfort Inn Brantford, 58 King George Rd, Comfort Inn
Burlington Holiday Inn Burlington, 3063 S Service Road, Holiday Inn Hotel
& Conference Centre
Caledonia Tim Hortons Caledonia, 360 Argyle St S, Tim Hortons
across from Zehrs at Celtic Drive
Cambridge Tim Hortons Cambridge, 150 Holiday Inn Drive, Tim Hortons
at the back of the Tim Hortons lot
Chatham Travelodge Chatham, 555 Bloomfield Rd, Travelodge
Chatsworth Coffe Time Chatsworth, 113 Garafraxa St, Coffee Time Donuts
Chesley Post Office Chesley Post Office, 120 First Ave S
Clifford Village Variety Clifford, 19 Elora St, N, Village Variety,
@ Hwy 9
Clinton Tim Hortons Clinton, 300 Ontario St S, Hwy 8, Tim Hortons
Hwy 8
Collingwood Tim Hortons Collingwood, 281 First St, Tim Hortons
Delhi Tim Hortons Delhi, 526 James St, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 3
Dundas Freshii Dundas, 101 Osler Drive, Freshii
University Plaza
Durham Tim Hortons Durham, 317 Garafraxa St S, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 6
Elmira Tim Hortons Elmira, 305 Arthur St S, Tim Hortons
Exeter Tim Hortons Exeter, 153 Main St N, Tim Hortons
Fergus Tim Hortons Fergus, 850 Tower St S, Tim Hortons
Forest Tim Hortons Forest, 80 King St E, Tim Hortons
Fort Erie Clarion Inn Fort Erie, 1485 Garrison Road, Clarion Inn
Georgetown Tim Hortons Georgetown, 320 Guelph Street, Tim Horton's
across from Canadian Tire
Goderich Zehrs Goderich, 35400 Huron Road, Hwy 8, Zehrs
Grand Bend Tim Hortons Grand Bend, 39 Ontario St, Tim Hortons
Grimsby Gateway Niagara Grimsby, 424 S Service Rd, Gateway Niagara
Information Centre
Guelph - Holiday Inn Guelph, 601 Scottsdale Drive, Holiday Inn
@ Stone Road W, Front Entrance
Guelph-Tim Hortons Guelph, 386 Speedvale Ave E, Tim Hortons
@ Stevenson
Hamilton Sheraton Hotel Hamilton, 116 King St W, Sheraton Hotel
Hanover Macs Hanover, 189 10th Street, Mac's
Hwy 4 across from Norm's Rest
Harriston LCBO Harriston, 2 Queen St South, LCBO
Hepworth Tim Hortons Hepworth, 456 Bruce Street, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 6
Ingersoll Comfort Inn Ingersoll, 20 Samnah Cres, Comfort Inn
Exit 216 off 401
Innisfil Sandycove Acres Innisfil, 2 Weeping Willow Dr The Wheel Sandycove
'The Wheel' Sandycove Acres
Jarvis Tim Hortons Jarvis, 2120 Main St N, Tim Horton's
Keswick Food Basics Keswick, 199 Simcoe Avenue, Food Basics
corner of Metro & Simcoe
Kincardine Tim Hortons Kincardine, 814 Durham St, Tim Hortons
Sobeys Plaza Hwy 21
Kitchener GCH Kitchener, 353 Manitou Drive,
Great Canadian Holidays
Listowel Tim Hortons Listowel, 836 Wallace Ave N, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 23
London Ramada Inn London, 817 Exeter Rd, Ramada Inn
Front Entrance
Lucknow Marys Family Rest Lucknow, 763 Campbell Street, Mary's Family Rest.
@ Hwy 86
Markdale Macs Markdale, 50 Toronto Street N, Mac's
@ Hwy 10
Markham (Unionville) Markham, (Unionville) McDonald's 3760 Hwy 7 East
At Kennedy Rd
Markham McDonalds Markham (Unionville) McDonald's 5225 Hwy 7
@ McCowan Rd
Meaford Tim Hortons Meaford, 291 Sykes St S, Tim Hortons
@ Hwy 26
Midland Tim Hortons Midland, Hwy 93 Penetanguishine Rd,Tim Hortons
(Huronia Mall)
Mildmay Macs Store Mildmay, 5 Elora St, Mac's Store
Hwy 9 across from the Shell Station
Milton Tim Hortons/Wendys Milton, 80 Market Drive, Tim Hortons/Wendy's
Milverton Mini Mart Milverton, 5 Main St S, Mini Mart
Mississauga Hilton Mississauga, 6750 Mississauga Rd, Hilton
Mississauga Sandman Mississauga Sandman, 5400 Dixie Rd,
Sandman Signature Hotel
Mississauga Tim Hortons Mississauga, 1375 Southdown Rd, Tim Hortons
South of QEW at Truscott Rd
Mitchell Tim Hortons Mitchell, 235 Ontario St, Tim Hortons
Morriston Car Pool Lot Morriston, Hwy 6 south of the Hwy 401, Carpool Lot
Google maps: HW 401 -Queen St/Brock Rd S (Hwy 6)
Mount Forest Tim Hortons Mount Forest 319 Main St South, Tim Hortons
Hwy 89 at Hwy 6
New Hamburg Tim Hortons New Hamburg, 374 Hamilton Road, Tim Hortons
Newmarket Tim Hortons Newmarket, 17725 Yonge Street, Tim Hortons
North of Davis Opposite CDN Tire
Niagara Falls Tim Hortons Niagara Falls, 3930 Montrose Road, Tim Hortons
Thorold Stone Rd at QEW
Oakville McDonalds Oakville, 375 Iroquois Shore Road, McDonalds
N of QEW, E off Trafalgar
Orangeville Tim Hortons Orangeville, 100-5th Ave, Tim Hortons
N of Hwy 9 off Hwy 10
Orillia Quality Inn Orillia, 201 Woodside Drive, Quality Inn
Oshawa BW Plus Durham Oshawa, 559 Bloor Street West, Best Western Plus
Best Western Plus Durham Hotel
Owen Sound Quality Inn Owen Sound, 950 6th Street East, Quality INN
Pickering Tim Hortons Pickering, 742 Kingston Road, Tim Hortons
(E of Whites Road North of 401)
Port Colborne Tim Hortons Port Colborne, 297 Main Street East, Tim Hortons
(Hwy 3 & Regional Road 140)
Port Dover Tim Hortons Port Dover, 1 St. Andrew Street, Tim Hortons
Port Elgin Tim Hortons Port Elgin, 618 Gustavus Road, Tim Hortons
(Hwy 21)
Port Perry Tim Hortons Port Perry, 1889 Scugog Street, Tim Hortons
Reeces Corners LCBO Reeces Corners, 4475 London Line, LCBO
(East side of the LCBO plaza)
Richmond Hill Tim Hortons Richmond Hill, 9184 Yonge St, Tim Hortons
(South of 16th Ave @ Spruce St)
Ridgetown Daniels Service Ridgetown, 21180 Victoria Road, Daniels Service
(Ridgetwon Exit off 401)
Sarnia Pt.Edward Comfort Sarnia (Pt. Edward) 815 Mara Street, Comfort Inn
Seaforth Tim Hortons Seaforth, 54 Goderich Street East, Tim Hortons
Shelburne Tim Hortons Shelburne, 802 Main Street East, Tim Hortons
Simcoe Travelodge Simcoe, 385 Queensway W Travelodge
Southampton Tim Hortons Southampton, 142 Emerald Street, Tim Hortons
St Catharines Best Wester St Catharines, 2 North Service Road, Best Western
(Lake St At QEW)
St Marys Stone Willow Inn St Mary's, 940 Queen St E, Stone Willow Inn
St Thomas Tim Hortons St Thomas, 995 Talbot Steet East @ 1st, Tim Horton
Staff Staff
Stayner Tim Hortons Stayner, 201 Main St, Tim Hortons
Hwy 26 and Airport Rd
Stoney Creek Burger King Stoney Creek, 210 Centennial Pkwy N, Burger King
Stouffville McDonalds Stouffville, 28 Sandiford Drive, McDonalds
(Main St At Sandale)
Stratford Queens Inn Stratford, 161 Ontario Street, Queens Inn
(at Waterloo St)
Strathroy Tim Hortons Strathroy, 28630 Centre Road, Tim Hortons
TBA-GCH TBA-GCH
Thornbury Tim Hortons Thornbury, 48 Arthur Steet West, Tim Hortons
Tillsonburg Tim Hortons Tillsonburg, 560 Broadway Street, Tim Hortons
(near North St)
Toronto Airport Delta Toronto, 655 Dixon Road, Delta Hotels by Marriott
(formerly International Plaza)
Toronto Tim Hortons Toronto 4 Lebovic Ave @ Eglinton E, Tim Hortons
(E of Pharmacy)
Toronto York Mills Toronto, 10 York Mills Road, York Mills Centre
(northeast corner Yonge & York Mills)
Toronto, Etobicoke Toronto, 3300 Bloor St W, Bloor/Islington Place
(entrance on Aberfolyle Cres)
Toronto, Scarborough Toronto, 50 Estate Drive, Holiday Inn
(off Progress & Markham
Tottenham Tecumseth Tottenham, 8270 Hwy 9, Tecumseth Pines Club
(east of Tottenham Rd) See NOTES
Tottenham Tim Hortons Tottenham, 130 Queen Street North Tim Hortons
(#10)
Uxbridge Coffee Time Uxbridge 25 Brock St & Toronto St Coffee Time
Walkerton Tim Hortons Walkerton, 10 MacNab Street ,Tim Hortons
Wasaga Beach Tim Hortons Wasaga Beach 1271 Mosley st @ River Rd Tim Hortons
Waterdown Tim Hortons Waterdown 255 Dundas St E, Waterdown Shopping Ctr
corner of Dundas & Hamilton St N
Waterloo Tim Hortons Waterloo, Tim Hortons, 94 Bridgeport Rd E @ Weber
*no parking available*
Welland Best Value Inn Welland, 1030 Niagara St, Canadas Best Value Inn
Whitby Tim Hortons Whitby, 1 Paisley Court off Brock St N, Tim Horton
off of 401
Wiarton Tim Hortons Wiarton, 445 Berford St, Tim Hortons
Wingham Tim Hortons Wingham, 33 Josephine St (Hwy 4 and Hwy 86) Tim's
Woodbridge McDonalds Woodbridge, 4535 Hwy 7 McDonalds
at Pine Valley
Woodstock TA Travel Woodstock, 535 Mill St, TA Travel Centre
(Exit 230 on 401)

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