Treasures of Portugal
Experience Portugal’s vibrant culture, art and architecture which reflects the rich history of the Iberian Peninsula, spanning countless empires, revolutions and the great ‘Age of Discovery’.
Begin in Lisbon and explore the historic districts of the Alfama, a maze of cobbled streets and terraced houses with breath-taking views overlooking the Tagus River, and the lively Baixa district, where Lisbon’s most iconic Pombaline architecture is found. Travel to Evora, one of Portugal’s most beautifully preserved medieval towns, and wander through the colourful streets of Oporto, famous for its lively contemporary arts scene.
In Braga a visit the iconic Bom Jesus do Monte sanctuary and explore Viana do Castelo on the Costa Verde. In Coimbra, see the country’s oldest university, which has had a profound impact on the local culture including the haunting sound of fado.
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This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.