Portugal Alluring Alentejo

SOLD OUT: May 12-20, 2024

Be captivated by Portugal's best-kept secret, the splendid Alentejo, celebrated for its vistas and olive groves, whitewashed villages and cork forests. It's also an ideal destination for lovers of outstanding cuisine and wine! Embrace its charms as you stroll through radiant marble towns and fascinating cities of Evora and Elvas, plus revel in Lisbon's historic treasures.

To make a reservation, reserve online at brynma.ahitravel.com or by calling 800-323-7373.

Costs and Inclusions

Pricing includes:

  • 6 nights accommodations at the deluxe Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & Spa.
  • 1 night accommodations in Lisbon at Dom Pedro Lisbon
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners served with wine
  • Transfers with baggage handling
  • AHI Travel Assurance plan covers Accident and Sickness Medical Expense, Trip Delay and Emergency Evacuation for U.S. residents.
  • Engaging excursions and enrichment by expert speakers

Book now to take advantage of special savings of $250!

$3,695 (VAT is an additional $295 per person.)
No single supplement for solo travelers! 


Itinerary subject to change

Depart your gateway city for Lisbon, Portugal 

Transfer to Villa Vicosa and check in to the Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & SPa. Gather for a Welcome Dinner.

Take a guided walk through Vila Vicosa and tour the majestic, marble-clad Ducal Palace, the royal house of the Braganca dynasty. Enjoy a tour and lunch at Winery Vila Santa.

Surprises await around every corner in the Alentejo's capital city, an outdoor museum of Portugal's multifaceted history. In this UNESCO World Heritage site, see Roman ruins, Moorish-influenced architecture, handsome noble houses from Evora's pinnacle as a royal city. Enjoy a warm welcome at Chef Sofia's farmhouse and gardens for an engaging session in the kitchen!

Take in the medieval atmosphere of the hilltop village and sweeping countryside views during a guided stroll through Monsaraz. Travel to Herdade do Esporao, a family-owned business and learn how their olive oil is made with a tasting and relaxing lunch. Later, stop at Sao Pedro do Corval, known for its pottery workshops.

Merida was the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania, which included most of present-day Portugal. On a guided tour of its superb ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site, appreciate the beauty of the theater where the gladiators battled. Take a guided walk and check out interesting cultural artifacts at a museum in Olivenza, Bridge of Cultures. 

At the bustling market in Estremoz, be a part of the local scene as you and your guide chat with the vendors and sample fresh cheeses, breads, pastries and more. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Elvas once protected the key crossing between Lisbon and Madrid and features extensive fortifications built in the 17th century. 

Head to Lisbon, one of Europe's most stunning cities. See its highlights on a panoramic tour and guided walk. Tour the Jeronimo's Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site and marvel at the grand Tower of Belem and the Monument of Discoveries. 

Enjoy a Farewell Dinner and Reception to celebrate your time in Portugal.

Head to the airport for your return flight to your gateway city.


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