Day 1 – On arrival, group meet and assisted by our guide interpreter. Transfer from the airport to the hotel by a deluxe bus. Day at leisure.

Day 2 – After breakfast, departure for a full day city tour. The tour begins enjoying the magnificent view over the city before arriving to the lower part of town Baixa, with its main squares Restauradores, Rossio and Comércio Square. The visit continues towards Belém, where we can admire the Belém Tower and the Monument of the Discoveries, including a visit to Jerónimos Monastery and the Coach Museum (both closed on Mondays, replaced by the visit of Ajuda Palace). Free time for lunch at Expo, where you can visit the Oceanarium. In the afternoon we will visit the S. Jorge Castle, the Cathedral and Alfama, the old part of Lisbon. Dinner and overnight in Lisbon.

Day 3 – Departure to Porto – the second largest city in Portugal. Its historical district has the well-deserved title of ‘World heritage site’ from Unesco and for two centuries now Porto has been internationally famous for the flavour of its wine. Visit to a Port Wine Cellar is included. After lunch we will continue visiting the magnificent monuments. Among these may be mentioned the Cathedral, the city “ex libris” Clérigos, San Francisco Church besides the Stock Exchange Palace (closed in 25th Dec & 1st Jan). Dinner and overnight in Lisbon.

Day 4 – After breakfast departure for a full day visit to Lisbon surroundings: Estoril, Cascais and Sintra. The village of Sintra is considered world patrimony and one of the most beautiful Portuguese villages, not only for historical background, but also for its natural beauty and set up. A visit to Pena Palace (closed on Mondays) and the Sintra Palace are included (closed on Wednesday). After lunch we will leave Sintra to visit the Queluz Palace (closed on Tuesday). In the evening you will be taken to a Fado Restaurant, where you can enjoy our traditional “Fado” songs and folk dances. Overnight in Lisbon.

Day 5 – Fátima – the centre of Christian faith and a local of world pilgrimage. Religious service can be attended (on occasion). After we visit the Batalha Monastery – closed Sunday Easter, 1st May, & 25th Dec (an historical landmark). Lunch (free) in Nazaré – the most colourful of Portuguese fishing villages. Then we drive to Alcobaça (closed Sunday Easter, 1st May, & 25th Dec) to visit the 12th century Abbey with the tombs of Pedro and Inês of Castro. Finally arrive at the beautiful walled town of Óbidos with its picturesque streets and the Pousada of Castelo a medieval symbol of narrow streets surrounded by walls. Dinner and overnight in Lisbon.

Day 6 – Transfer from the hotel in Lisbon to the airport without assistance for departure to Amsterdam. Arriving at Amsterdam, assistance and transfer from the airport to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 7 – Full day tour of Amsterdam city starting with a visit to the Coster Diamonds. Within a few paces you can sneak through the south entrance of the Rijksmuseum, the little-used way into a magnificent collection that reflects the Golden Age. Free time for lunch. Back on Museumplein, the Stedelijk Museum, will not demand too much of your time. It also has one of the better museum cafés for a mid-afternoon pit stop. Just along the road, you will have the superb Van Gogh Museum, where you will immerse yourself in the light and shade of the 19th century genius. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8 – Full day tour of Amsterdam city starting with a visit to the Coster Diamonds. Within a few paces you can sneak through the south entrance of the Rijksmuseum, the little-used way into a magnificent collection that reflects the Golden Age. Free time for lunch. Back on Museumplein, the Stedelijk Museum, will not demand too much of your time. It also has one of the better museum cafés for a mid-afternoon pit stop. Just along the road, you will have the superb Van Gogh Museum, where you will immerse yourself in the light and shade of the 19th century genius. Dinner and overnight.

Day 9 – After breakfast transfer with assistance from hotel to railway station to take the train to Brussels. On arrival transfer from railway station to the hotel with assistance. Day at leisure.

Day 10 – Breakfast at hotel. By coach, you will discover Brussels, a residential and royal commune, with its castles, which form the private residences of the Royal Family of the Belgians, its famous Greenhouses and the Exhibition Park site, dominated by the Atomium (visit include). In a verdant setting, you will visit the Chinese Pavilion, the Japanese Tower and the Church of Our Lady at Laeken. During the visit to the European district, close to the Cinquantenaire Park and its monumental ensemble, the European functions of Brussels will be outlined. Along the wide boulevards of the inner road we will then return to the Quartier Lousie District, with its luxury shops and the gigantic Palace of Justice. We will continue to the Sablon district, a 16th century ensemble with its little garden rendering home age to the great Humanists of the 16th century and to the different Trades. Via the Gothic masterpiece of the Sablon – the Church of our Lady – we carry on to the Royal district with its palaces and Park. After we have visited the lower town and the Grand Place we will continue on foot. We will visit the Town hall surrounded bu Guild Houses, Brussels most famous citizen ‘Manneken Pis’ and finally the winding little streets of the 116t Sacre. Dinner and overnight in Brussels.

Day 11 – After breakfast departure to Brugges by bus for half day tour. You will spend sometime visiting this town. The historic center of Brugges is on the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites and is teeming with places of interest. With its quiet canals lined with ancient brick houses, the Flemish city of Bruges is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The medieval Belfry Belfort (visit include), rising above the Gothic cloth hall, dominates the town. The Groeningemuseum houses paintings by Flemish masters including Jan van Eyck and Petrus Christus, and works by Hans Memling are located in the Memlingmuseum, a medieval hospital. The Gruuthusemuseum is a Gothic mansion containing a superb collection of decorative art, and the Holy Blood Basilic (visit include) is a Romanesque church housing one of the holiest relics in medieval Europe: a phial of blood said to have been washed from the Body of Christ. Other attractions include the Beguinnage courtyard (a medieval retreat for women) and the Gothic town hall. Bruges is a pleasant town to explore on foot, with its meandering lanes and hidden medieval almshouses. Dinner and overnight in Brussels.

Day 12 –Transfer from hotel to the railway station to take the train to Amsterdam airport without assistance.