Óbidos and Ericeira; The West Coast Beauties

The mediaeval town of Óbidos is one of the most picturesque and well preserved in Portugal. King Dinis offered it to his wife, Queen Isabel, in the 13th century, and it became part of Queens’ Estate, who improved and enriched it throughout the various dynasties. On the sightseeing and gastronomy chapters Ericeira famous for its excellent seafood. Here we will relax, take lunch and enjoy the breath of the ocean.

You will get to see and feel:

Obidos is the finest example of a Portuguese walled town, and is one of the best tourist destinations of the Lisbon region.
Historically, Obidos was presented to the Queen of Portugal on her wedding day, a tradition that began with Queen Urraca in 1214 and continued until the 19th century. This royal patronage has left an enduring legacy of pride within the town, and today it is one of the most characterful towns of central Portugal.

For visitors, Obidos is a charming town to explore; there are narrow-cobbled streets, traditional painted houses, and an imposing medieval castle. Obidos may be just a small town, but there is no better example of a traditional Portuguese town than Obidos.

Ericeira is a fishing village 50 km (31 miles) northeast of Lisbon, 25 km (16 miles) from Sintra and 10 km (6 miles) from Mafra. It has has the Atlantic Ocean as an eternal companion. Out of this relationship, the sun has given the best of its light and an ocean of traditions has been born. Ericeira is famous for its beautiful beaches located where the high cliffs of the rocky coast meet the Atlantic Ocean. Surfing is the dominant sport and sunbathing is the most popular activity of tourists who come from all over the world. Ericeira is regarded by some as being Europe’s Surf Mecca, due to the exceptional coastline conditions for the practice of Surf. It is home for Ericeira’s World Surfing Reserve, the first in Europe and the second in the world.

 

This itinerary includes:

Transportation on luxury Mercedes sedan or Minivan from and to the meeting point, Driver/History Heritage guide/Wine and Spirits Education Trust certified guide, Visits to wineries and wine and food tastings, Monument entrances, City Tours, Personal accident insurance, Taxes.

On the 2 days itineraries, the transfer from Lisbon to the airport is free of charge. On the 3 days itineraries, the transfer from the airport to Lisbon and from Lisbon to the airport is free of charge (applicable conditions for groups between 2 and 7 people and only for the transfers to and from the airport).

This itinerary DOESN’T include:

Private Tours, Meals and Other personal expenses

Terms and Conditions
Many of The Best Portugal and its partners animation activities are conducted on open air. Thus, while always be mindful of weather conditions. We have to bear in mind that sometimes unpredictable weather phenomena do occur during a tour. In such cases The Best Portugal and its partners won´t be held responsible for that and those reasons will never be considered as reasonable for any refund.

Tours will leave according to times stated on itineraries and will not wait for “latecomers”. We accept no responsibility for passengers failing to be at designated pick up points at designated times, no refund is provided for passengers failing to meet our tour at designated times.

We reserve the right to alter any part of the itinerary due to the fact that they are subject to supplier availability at the time of booking. Should it be necessary to alter an itinerary, a supplier of equal value and quality shall be chosen. The client shall be notified in writing of any changes made to an itinerary.

We and our partners reserve the right to use alternate vehicles and operators.

Tour arrangements are intended for persons of reasonably good health and without physical disabilities which would create a hazard either for the passenger or other passengers. The Best Portugal and its partners reserves the right to decline, to accept, or retain any person as a tour participant, should such person’s health or mental condition impede the operation of the tour.

Smoking is not permitted on our vehicles or inside winery buildings.

We accept no responsibility for lost or stolen property.

x 2 120€

x 4 110€

x 6 100€

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