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Portugal, Spain & the Douro River Valley: Fado updated correction
simbasimbaMember since 12/25/2012 Login to add friend Posted: Sunday, July 07, 2013 2:47 PM
We will be on the Aug. 14th Porto trip. I noticed in Viator there are a few Fado walking tours available. Before I sign up for any, does anyone know if Uniworld offers an optional tour while in Lisbon. Also, for any prior cruisers...how as your trip...both sights and food.
Thanks
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communitymanagercommunitymanagerMember since 10/5/2011 Login to add friend Posted: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 8:10 PM
Hello, Here are the optional tours offered (which are subject to change):

Intimate Lisbon


SIGHTSEEING INCLUDES:


-Casa-Museu Fundacao Medeiros e Almeida (Medeiros e Almeida Museum) for a guided visit.
-Bairro Alto, the cultural and bohemian heart of Lisbon.
-Sao Roque, one of the most beautiful churches in Lisbon
-Local wine shop with Portuguese wines
PRICE: € 49

Queluz, Sintra & Cascais

SIGHTSEEING INCLUDES:
-Inside visit of Queluz Palace.
-Sintra -- classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Royal Palace of Sintra, was the former summer residence of the Royal family dating back to the 15th century.
-Free time for handicraft shopping in town. The largest variety of Portuguese handicrafts.
-Fishing village of Cascais.
-Drive scenic coastal road with a stop at Guincho/Cape Roca (Europe's westernmost point), drive through seaside resort Estoril.
-Charming seaside resort of Cascais. Quaint beaches and promenades along the shore as well as narrow cobblestone streets full of outdoor cafés.
-Free time to enjoy the scenery and browse through the village, enjoy seafood lunch (on own).

PRICE - € 55

*Passenger credit card will be charged in Euro. All prices listed are per person and are current at the time of publication. Prices are subject to change and optional tours may vary. Minimum participation is required to operate tours.

Hope this answers your question.
Best,
Anne (community manager)








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simbasimbaMember since 12/25/2012 Login to add friend Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 2:57 AM
Thank you. I am aware of those two trips. I was looking for a tour that includes a Fado performance. I will be taking the Sintra trip and I will probably book a walking tour with a fado experience for Friday afternoon through Viator. I assume that there will be some form of orientation meeting on Thursday night (first night) at the hotel. Thank you again.
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sostrichsostrichMember since 9/3/2012 Login to add friend Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 10:40 AM
Are these optional excursions offered during the pre-river tour? Will there be some type of orientation when you arrive in Lisbon?
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