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Lisbon Lights, Porto Nights Unveiled

Mar 20, 2025 to Mar 28, 2025

Lisbon Lights, Porto Nights Unveiled
March 20 - March 28, 2025
Get ready to immerse yourselves in the enchanting blend of "Lisbon Lights, Porto Nights Unveiled" This curated theme invites you to discover the vibrant cities of Lisbon and Porto in a whole new light, blending urban adventures with riverside revelries for an unforgettable experience.
In Lisbon, be captivated by the dazzling lights that illuminate its historic streets, modern architecture, and lively neighborhoods. Explore the bustling markets, vibrant cafes, and cultural landmarks that define this dynamic city. Dive into the rich history, art, and gastronomy that Lisbon has to offer, from the iconic Belém Tower to the charming Alfama district.
As the sun sets, venture into the nights of Porto, where the riverside comes alive with rhythm and charm. Experience the vibrant energy of Porto's nightlife scene, from trendy bars and live music venues to waterfront restaurants and cultural hotspots. Savor the flavors of Portugal's culinary delights and indulge in the region's renowned wines, all while soaking in the picturesque views along the Douro River.
Whether you're seeking urban explorations, cultural immersion, or simply a taste of Portugal's vibrant nightlife, "Lisbon Lights, Porto Nights Unveiled" promises an adventure like no other. Get ready to uncover the hidden gems, revel in the cityscapes, and create lasting memories in these two iconic Portuguese cities.
Join us on this journey of discovery and excitement as we unveil the magic of Lisbon's lights and Porto's nights. Your urban adventure awaits!


What's included 

  • 8 nights of accommodations at the Hotel PortoBay and Hotel Neya
  • Round Trip Airfare - With the FULL package (YES!!!...It is included)
    •  Note: Air is out of Dulles International Airport
  • All transfers via a private air-conditioned minibus/coach with English Speaking country host
  • Breakfast Daily, (3) lunches and (3) dinners
  • A very Special XTD Travel Private Experience (you do not want to miss this!)
  • ALL of the XTD sponsored excursions
  • Your Portugal XTD Swag Box
  • XTD Travel Ambassador(s) travel with the group - so you have onsite XTD Travel Club concierge support 
  • XTD Webinar – What you can Expect When You Arrive in Portugal


What's not included

  • Travel Insurance – which is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by XTD Travel 
  • Any meals not specifically specified above
  • The cost of your passports
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to porters and hotel room staff
  • Airfare (if you book the Land ONLY package)
  • Any other items that are not expressly listed above under “what is included in your package"
  • Any gratuities not expressly listed under "what's included in your package"


Portugal Itinerary:

  • March 21 : Welcome Dinner in a local restaurant
  • March 22 : Lisbon Tour includes: the neighborhood of Belém, the Hieronymite Monastery (outside), the Tower of Belém (outside), tasting of the famous Pastel of Belém, the Ajuda Palace, the typical neighborhood of Alfama, and Rossio and the Praça do Comercio
  • March 23 : Sintra, Cabo Da Roca, Cascais, Estoril includes: the Pena Palace (fast Track), the western point of Europe CABO DA ROCA, and a panoramic tour of CAISCAIS AND ESTORIL. 
  • March 23 : Dinner in a restaurant with the typical Fado show.
  • March 24 :  Évora, Azeitãoisit includes: the enigmatic Church of St. Francis and its chapel of bones, and the Tile factory followed by a workshop 
  • March 25 : Coimbra, Aveirothe includes: university (subject to availability) and short workshop of Ovos Moles
  • March 26 : Porto Tour includes: Sao Bento railway station, the Dom Luis I Bridge, Palace of Stock Exchange and its Arabian Hall`s, and local Port wine cellar followed by tasting
  • March 26 : XTD Travel Experience
  • March 27 : Amarante, Régua, Douro Valley includes: local winery followed by a wine tasting, and a local farm where you can try some Olive Oil and Honey
  • March 27 : XTD Travel Farewell Dinner 

Your Resort and Accommodation

Hotel Portobay Marquês
Hotel PortoBay Marquês is a 4.5 star hotel, nestled in the vibrant heart of Lisbon, Portugal, offers a refined urban retreat for travelers seeking comfort and sophistication. Boasting contemporary design and elegant interiors, this upscale hotel invites guests to experience the charm of Lisbon's bustling Marquês de Pombal district. With its convenient location, luxurious accommodations, and attentive service, Hotel PortoBay Marquês is the perfect base for exploring the city's historic landmarks, vibrant culture, and culinary delights. Whether you're visiting for business or leisure, you'll find a warm welcome and a memorable stay at this stylish urban oasis.
Hotel Neya
Hotel Neya Porto blends modern sustainability with timeless elegance in the heart of Porto, Portugal. A 4.5 star hotel located in a prime location, this eco-friendly hotel offers a sanctuary of comfort and tranquility amidst the vibrant city atmosphere. With thoughtfully designed rooms, eco-conscious amenities, and a commitment to environmental stewardship, Hotel Neya Porto provides a unique and rejuvenating experience for eco-conscious travelers. Whether you're exploring Porto's historic streets or unwinding in the hotel's serene surroundings, you'll discover a harmonious balance of luxury and sustainability at Hotel Neya Porto.
Please download Portugal Travel Guide
Important XTD Travel Information
  • For  LAND ONLY PACKAGE, you are required to make your own flight arrangements. 
  • When making your own flight arrangements, you must pay close attention to your travel dates and location of the airport you will be flying into.  For this trip the airport code is: (LIS) - Lisbon Portugal
  • For this trip, guest have the option of having their monthly installment payments automatically deducted in equal installments from your credit/debit card from your bank via an option you can select during registration for your trip. 
  • A passport is required to travel to Portugal. Please go HERE for all the information you need to procure your passport. If you do not currently have a passport or your passport has expired, please note that the current processing time for passports is 10 to 13 wks. Expedited passport processing time is currently running 7 to 9 weeks or longer in some cases. For more information on passports go HERE.
  • Traveling to Portugal requires that your passport be valid during dates of travel.  Your passport must have at least (1) blank page in your passport. Otherwise, you MUST apply to renew and receive your renewed passport prior to departing for this trip. 
  • U.S. citizens may enter Portugal for up to 90 days for tourism or business without a visa.
  • If you plan on transiting a Schengen country, review our U.S. Travelers in Europe page 
  • All prices are based on the rates of exchange in effect at the time of price quotation. In the event that the US dollar devalues, XTD Travel reserves the right to increase prices accordingly. Your final invoice will reflect increases resulting from currency devaluation.
  • IDENTIFICATION: Travelers are required to make reservations in the full name that is listed on her/his government document they will use for travel. If you need to make any changes to a name after travel documents have been issued, you will be responsible for all name change fees, if applicable.

  • PAYMENTS: We use third party payment processing companies (e.g., Travel Joy) to process credit card charges. This allows you to make payments with any major credit/debit cards.

Cancellation Policy

  • XTD Travel does NOT ISSUE REFUNDS. For this reason, XTD Travel, HIGHLY RECOMMENDS that guest procure travel insurance via our complimentary travel insurance portal on our website HERE.
  • Note: Please review your travel insurance booking options thoroughly to determine the "BEST" type of insurance policy for you (i.e. cancel for any reason vs one of the other policy types). XTD Travel does NOT recommend which insurance policy you should buy in the event you purchase travel insurance.  As such, it is important that you read all of the policy benefits and understand the type of policy you considering when comparing policies and where in doubt or if you have policy specific questions, please contact the travel insurance provider directly.
  • Please send your completed XTD Travel Cancellation Request Form to cancel@xceptionaltravel.com. Your cancellation request will be reviewed and processed within 3 to 5 business days.
  • Note: You have the right to cancel your vacation should you elect to do so.  However, completion of the cancellation form in no way entitles you to a refund. As XTD Travel as a NO REFUND PAYMENT policy.
  • ​XTD Travel has adopted this policy to ensure that we are able to book the best vacations, in amazing locations with phenomenal excursions and other benefits.  Clients are also HIGHLY encouraged to secure travel insurance for your vacation.  So that in the event a "covered reason" occurs, your vacation investment will be covered.
  • CREDIT/DEBIT CARD CHARGEBACK POLICY: If you are not happy with our services for any reason, you agree not to file a chargeback with your credit or debit card before you have given us an opportunity to address the matter. Your satisfaction is very important to us and we strive to stand behind our products and services. We will work to address any issue that you might have.  By signing this agreement or booking a trip with us, you agree that chargebacks are not to be used for refund convenience, in other words, it is not an appropriate way to avoid our cancellation and refund policy to which you agree by signing this agreement. We view such charge-backs as a form of “friendly fraud,” but fraud nonetheless. We will vigorously dispute any chargeback and reserve the right to report fraudulent chargebacks to authorities. Should we win any chargeback that you initiate, you agree to reimburse us for our attorney’s fees, time, costs and expenses in rebutting the chargeback.

Additional Information

 XTD Travel holds accreditation with the following travel industry accrediting organizations.  Accreditation is obtained only after meeting rigorous accreditation criteria by the respective accrediting travel industry organizations:

  • TRUE 
  • CLIA 
  • We are also Certified Jamaica Specialist through the Jamaica Board of Tourism



Available Packages

Land & Air Package - Double Occupancy
Available until December 6, 2024

Deposit: $400.00 per person

Land & Air Package - Single Occupancy
Available until December 6, 2024

Deposit: $400.00 per person

Land Only Package - Double Occupancy
Available until December 6, 2024

Deposit: $400.00 per person

Land Only Package - Single Occupancy
Available until December 6, 2024

Deposit: $400.00 per person