Porto to Malaga

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Trip Overview

Start your trip in Portugal with a lot of drinking so get your livers ready. From wine in the Douro Valley, the bars of Barrio Alto, and a sunset booze cruise, there is plenty of time party with your friends. You’ll have plenty to see as well with a day trip to Belem before heading off to the Spanish City of Malaga with its delicious food and incredible beaches for some much needed relaxation..

Price range varies depending on group size, time of travel, accommodation level, and included activities.

Important Trip Information


  • Hotel 9 Nights


  • 9 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners


  • Private vehicle, metro, tram, bus and boat

Trip Highlights

  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Duoro Valley Full Day Winery Tour
  • Barrio Alto Pub Crawl
  • Belem Tour
  • Lisbon Booze Cruise
  • Pub Crawl
  • Malaga City Tour
  • Malaga Beach Day


  • International flights
  • International airport departure tax
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Tips for leaders, guide and driver
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Optional activities

Additional Experiences
Itinerary Overview
Day 1 - Porto

Welcome to Portugal and Porto! Stretching along the banks of the River Douro, Porto is one of Portugal’s most romantic cities, which is known for its majestic bridges, medieval riverside district with its cobbled streets, merchants’ houses and cafes. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at around 6pm. Please double check with reception to confirm the time and place. After the meeting we will head out for group dinner to give you a chance to get to know your fellow travelers better.

Included Activities: Welcome meeting and dinner

Included Meals: dinner

Day 2 - Porto

Spend the day exploring the Douro Valley by private vehicle with a local guide. The journey through Port wine country is one of the most pleasant travel experiences in Portugal, passing by many of the famous vineyards along the way. The highlights of this tour include a visit and wine tasting at a Quinta wine farm, free time for lunch in Pinhao (meal at own expense), a walk along the river promenade with great spots for photos of the river followed by a 1-hour Rabelo boat ride on Douro river. We will continue to one more vineyard with spectacular views for another wine tasting before returning to Porto by highway.

Included Activities: Douro Valley guided day tour including wine tasting at two wine farms and 1-hour Rabelo boat ride

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 3 - Porto

Continue exploring this beautiful city at your own pace, as there is something for everyone’s tastes. The Ribeira district is packed with twisting alleys, staircases, and baroque churches, and is great to explore on foot. Sao Francisco church is known for its lavish interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors. For a sensational view of the whole town head to the Torre dos Clerigos (Clerigos Tower) and go to Allies Avenue to see the French-inspired buildings.

Boat cruises along the Rio Douro operate several times a day, offering insight into the history of Porto’s six famous bridges. A cruise is also a great chance to snap some great photos of the colourful tiled houses lined up along the riverbank. For dinner, make sure you try the country’s most famous sandwich – the francesinha – then head to Galerias Paris Street for nightlife.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 4 - Lisbon

Travel by train to Lisbon. As one of Europe’s most pleasant capital cities, Lisbon combines the best elements of Portuguese life, offering fantastic architecture, a multicultural population, delicious seafood and non-stop nightlife. There are some great modern and ancient art museums to check out, such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art or the National Coach Museum. Perhaps pay a visit to the medieval citadel of Sao Jorge Castle. Look down on a city swarming with endless angular white houses and buildings with distinct red terracotta rooftops. From the citadel, this makes a contrasting panorama when viewed against the deep blue of the sky and ocean. Relax at a cafe in hilly Alfama or check out the fascinating street art spread throughout the city before we head out for a guided pub crawl to get to know the city better in the company of like-minded people.

Included Activities: Guided Pub crawl

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 5 - Lisbon

Today you will get acquainted with this beguiling city on a privately guided walking tour. You will see that the city is located on the banks of the Tagus (Tejo) River. Much of Lisbon’s character and charm lies in its beautiful renovated buildings, grand boulevards and impressive castles and churches. Tonight, we will board a large sailing boat with several decks and dancing areas. Your admission ticket includes one welcome drink, one long drink, four hours on the boat with live DJ. There is food and more drinks available for purchase onboard. After the cruise the party can continue on land, as your ticket also includes free entrance to one of the best nightclubs in Lisbon.

Included Activities: Guided walking tour, Boat party

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 6 - Lisbon

Today we take the tram to Belem. Join your leader for a walk around to see some of the most famous monuments like the Monument of Discoveries, Belem lighthouse, and San Jeronimos Monastery from the outside. Perhaps stop at one of the city’s iconic eateries for a tasting of (arguably) the country’s best Portuguese custard tarts. Perhaps you would like to visit one of these monuments during your free time.

Once back in Lisbon, why not celebrate our last day in Lisbon with a visit to Time Out Market. Here you will be able to find many different delicacies from the Portuguese and International kitchens all around the world (at own expense). The night is long, and you might want to plan a visit one of the venues where they play the typical Fado music.

Included Activities: Orientation walk

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 7 - Malaga

Get picked up by private transfer for an early morning flight from Lisbon to Spain and Malaga. Catch the airport bus to get to the city centre. Located on the Costa del Sol, Malaga is Spain’s sixth-largest city. Go on a privately guided walking tour to find out more about this amazing city.

Included Activities: Guided walking tour

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 8 - Malaga

Continue exploring at your own pace. Perhaps visit the Picasso Museum and walk pass the house where he was born. Or go for a visit to the Roman Theatre, a formerly buried amphitheatre constructed during the reign of Emperor Augustus that was uncovered in 1951 and climb up the hill to the citadel and the castle.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 9 - Malaga

Free day at leisure to be enjoyed at the beach and the Mediterranean Sea. Your adventure is about to come to an end, so we will celebrate our joint journey with a final farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 10 - Depart Malaga

There are no activities planned for the final day and you are able to depart the accommodation at any time.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: breakfast

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