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Castles and Fortresses of Central Portugal 3 Days

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Ajsa Tours, Private Tours & Tour Guides

  • Locations

    Lisbon, Portugal

  • Activities

    Car Tour, Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $1210 USD per trip
  • Duration

    3 days

  • Avg Distance


  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Upon availability-Every day-08.00h/08.30h/09.00h

  • Starting Location

    All places in Lisbon at client's choice. Pick-up and drop-off of the clients included(for pick-ups along the Cascais/Estoril Coast additional fee of 25€ per Tour, payable directly to the driver/guide).

  • Price Includes

    Official english, german and portuguese speaking Driver/guide and visits to the monuments. Meals and accomodation of the driver/guide Vat. Toll fees. 7-seater Renault Espace with individual leather seats and air conditioning. Pick-up and drop-off of the clients. Free Wi-Fi on board ; 1 bottle of water per person. Civil responsibility insurance; Personal accidents insurance; Total insurance of the van

  • Notes

    What's Extra: Hotel of the clients. 1 overnight in Elvas,1 overnight in Évora including breakfast. Entrance fees to the monuments. Meals of the clients. The guide can book the hotels. Hotel:payment to the driver/guide on the 1st.tour day. No restrictions. I am allowed to do the visits inside monuments and museums all over Portugal and have all insurances required for this activity and vehicles. Vehicle capacity up to 4 adults + 2 children + 1 driver/guide; Activity Level: Light


  • Monsaraz, medieval village in the fortress , Estremoz, capital of marble in Portugal, Elvas, World Heritage Site, the key to the Kingdom
  • Borba / Marvão, medieval village and fortress / Castelo de Vide and the jewish quarter.
  • Official english, german and portuguese speaking Driver/guide and visits to the monuments
  • Évora, World Heritage Site / Vila Viçosa
  • Palmela Castle / Statue of Christ


Trip Info

Experience a private 3-day roundtrip through the center and interior of Portugal with your private official guide. Visit some of the most important landmarks of portugueses history. This tour begins and ends in Lisbon.

● Day 1: Departure from Lisbon to Castelo de Vide / Marvão / Campo Maior / Elvas(325km)
Overnight in Elvas.——————
● Day 2: Departure from Elvas to Estremoz / Borba / Vila Viçosa / Monsaraz / Évora(170km)
Overnight in Évora.——————
● Day 3: Departure from Évora to Palmela/Lisbon(140km)———-
Castelo de Vide(visit).Highlights: the Castle providing wonderful panoramas all around, but also the Jewish old quarter, one of the most important and well preserved examples of the Jewish presence in Portugal.
Marvão(visit):Nearby the border with Spain, on the highest point of the lovely São Mamede mountain, is situated this charming village of Marvão.
Elvas World Heritage Site(visit):Elvas, in the Alentejo region, situated next to the border with Spain, being since early times one important defensive point, built inside star-shaped walls.
Estremoz(visit):Estremoz is known as “Cidade Branca” (white city), in part for its traditional white houses, but also for its white Marble deposits.
Vila Viçosa(visit):Vila Viçosa is a beautiful village with a rich and important history and heritage, located in the vast Alentejo region, also known as the “Princess of the Alentejo”.
Monsaraz(visit):Medieval village, Monsaraz has human occupation vestiges since pre-historical times, and was in its origins as a locality, a fortified hill fort.
Évora, World Heritage Site(visit): Its gorgeous historical centre was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.Highlights: the Cathedral, the famous Roman Temple, the São Francisco Church and its famous and strange Bones Chapel, covered and the old University.
Palmela (castle):Palmela is a town situated in the Setúbal Peninsula from where astonishing panoramas are available.
Stop at the Statue of Christ and spectacular views to Lisbon.
For a detailed program please contact me.

Your adventure awaits!

Ajsa Tours, Private Tours & Tour Guides

Dear visitor, welcome to Portugal. I'm Paulo co-founder od Ajsa Tours and i am an Official National Tour Guide in Portugal with special interest in History of the arts, history, botany, ethnology, geography, geology, economy, gastronomy, wines and photography. Our group of native certified mulitlingual guides and driver/guides are very happy to unveal the old history of Portugal as well as the unspoilt Landscapes, the Castles, old well preserved villages, the nature, the world-heritage monuments and traditions of the country to our visitors. The private tours we offer to Lisbon, Sintra, Évora, Fátima, Óbidos, a. o. were planned to achieve this goal. We also customize tours according to your wishes. Multi day tours in Portugal can also be organized. Regarding our tours, if you see a trip that you might like but it is not entirely to your taste you can contact us and we can work together to create the perfect programm for you. We can also include other cities and places than the ones that are part of the itinerary. All transport based tours are covered by: ●Civil responsability insurance ●Personal accidents insurance ●Total insurance of the van We enjoy working with and for people and our challenge is making our visitors live an experience! After all YOUR visit to my country should be memorable. Kind regards from Portugal.

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