Things to Do in Portugal

There are boundless things to do in Portugal and the activities can be based around the country’s love for exquisite food and wine, long stretches of coastline and gorgeous beaches, or interesting culture and traditions.

Things to do

Whether you’re interested in exploring centuries old medieval hilltop towns, getting hands-on and making your own pastel de nada (custard tart), stomping some grapes in a family-owned vineyard, or just lazing the days away on a sun drenched coast while the children participate in the exclusive Scott Dunn Explorers Club, we have many wonderful experiences we can suggest. If it’s a romantic trip for two or a family adventure you’re after, let our experts suggest unforgettable experiences to enrich your vacation.

Douro Valley by helicopter

Douro Valley by helicopter

Douro Valley, Portugal

A breathtaking way of seeing the Douro Valley - experience a private helicopter tour to one of the region's most renowned Port houses where you can enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch and sample wines of the Douro Superior region.

Adventure Couples Culture
Kayaking in the Douro Valley

Kayaking in the Douro Valley

Douro Valley, Portugal

Glide along the waters of the Douro River and take in the stunning scenery from a unique perspective as you kayak with your expert guide.

Adventure Couples
Lisbon by private tram

Lisbon by private tram

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon's bright yellow trams are real icons of the city, having been in use since the late 19th century. For an exclusive tour of the city, board your very own private tram and wind your way through Lisbon's vibrant neighborhoods.

Culture
Lisbon by private yacht

Lisbon by private yacht

Lisbon, Portugal

Appreciate Lisbon from the sea, gaining a different view of the city’s sights while relaxing on board a private yacht. Discover the maritime history of the city that transformed Portugal into a colonial power with Lisbon at the heart of its empire.

Sailing & surfing
Private After Hours Visit to Taylor's Port Cellars

Private After Hours Visit to Taylor's Port Cellars

Porto, Porto and the Douro Valley, Portugal

Enjoy an exclusive after-hours private visit to the Taylor’s wine cellars in Porto. Here you will indulge in a premium wine tasting session, also including a traditional opening of Taylor’s Vintage Ports with hot tongs.

Private boat trip on the Douro

Private boat trip on the Douro

Douro Valley, Portugal

Experience the beauty of the Douro Valley in style - cruise along the river in your very own private boat. Admire the incredible scenery en route and stop for a delicious traditional lunch.

Couples Cruise Culture
Tour of Lamego

Tour of Lamego

Douro Valley, Portugal

Spend a day exploring the historic town of Lamego and all the awe-inspiring churches and palaces it has to offer. Discover a town full of centuries-old architecture and indulge in traditional coffee and pastry to end your tour in true Portuguese style.

Culture Couples
Winemaker for a day, Quinta Nova

Winemaker for a day, Quinta Nova

Douro Valley, Portugal

Discover the art of traditional wine production and try your hand at creating your own with this guided winemaking tour.

Couples Culture
Discover Aveiro and Coimbra

Discover Aveiro and Coimbra

Porto, Portugal

Venture south of Porto, traveling along the coast to the enchanting town of Aveiro. Here you'll admire the picturesque canals before continuing south to Coimbra, the charming, medieval capital of Portugal and an ancient university town.

Couples Culture Off the beaten track
Discover Coa Valley Rock Art

Discover Coa Valley Rock Art

Douro Valley, Porto and the Douro Valley, Portugal

By 4x4 you will be taken with your expert guide on a special tour of this World Heritage site at night.

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