Portugal Luxury Tours

Insider culinary and historical journey in a country that once ruled over half of the known world


Your Portugal luxury tour begins in the capital of Lisbon, where you will visit landmarks such as the Jerónimos Monastery and Castelo de São Jorge, the Atlantic coastline at Cascais, and the palaces and castles of Sintra. Then, as you head to Porto, you will stop in the medieval town of Coimbra. In Porto, taste your way through the city’s seafood delicacies as you take in impressive views along the Douro River. Your luxury Portugal tour continues in the dreamy Douro Valley. On the way, stop for a biking excursion along a former railway line and enjoy stunning countryside views. Upon arrival at the luxurious Six Senses, nestled among the valley’s rolling hills, indulge in a specialty treatment at the property’s world-class spa, or enjoy lounging by the outdoor or indoor pools. Spend the final days of your tailor-made tour of Portugal sampling vintage ports, touring the area’s best vineyards in private, or hiking, biking, or boating through the region’s stunning landscapes.

A Taste of Blue Parallel's Insider Access

  • Exclusive access to UNESCO World Heritage Site Pena Palace, just outside of Lisbon, before opening hours
  • VIP tour and port tasting at Graham’s Port Lodge
  • Exclusive access to the University of Coimbra library with collections that date from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries
  • Tour of the famous Calouste Gulbenkian Museum with a curator
  • Insider shopping excursion around Lisbon’s finest artisanal shops and specialty stores
  • Private cooking class and tour of the vineyards at on a historical quinta in the Douro Valley
  • Exclusive tasting of vintage Ports, including a rare 100-year-old Port, at an exclusive estate in the Douro Valley

The Discovery

  • Lisbon
  • Coimbra
  • Porto
  • Douro Valley

The Adventure

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Private boating


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Note: This private Portugal tour is an example, as all of our luxury journeys are custom-made.

Note: This private Portugal tour is an example, as all of our luxury journeys are custom-made.

Lisbon (3 nights)

Begin your luxury Portugal tour in Lisbon where you will be greeted by your guide and taken to the Palacio Ludovice, located near the heart of the historic city center. As one of the capitals of Romanticism in Europe, Lisbon showcases a remarkable mix of charmingly colorful architecture and a captivating vintage soulfulness. Over the following days, unravel the mysteries of this historically complex European capital.

Explore Belém, home to the Jerónimos Monastery and the Tower of Belém, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Enjoy a private tour of Sintra’s fairytale-like Pena Palace before it opens to the public and visit some of Lisbon’s finest beaches in the coastal city of Cascais. Discover the city’s main attractions including Rossio Square, the Church of Saint Roque, Castelo de São Jorge and the Se Cathedral. In the evening, savor dinner at the city’s best restaurants.

For art lovers, your tailor-made tour of Portugal can include visits to some of Europe’s most famous museums including the Calouste Gulbenkian and the Berardo Collection. Alternatively, head out on an exclusive shopping experience around Lisbon’s finest artisanal shops and specialty stores with the assistance of your own personal shopper.

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Porto (2 nights)

Your private Portugal tour continues with a private transfer to Porto. Along the way, stop in Coimbra where you can enjoy lunch in town. Enjoy a visit to the Baroque style Joanina Library at the Universidade de Coimbra where you have the option for a private experience at the library which would also include exclusive access to the Sao Miguel Chapel and books from the 16th century. Continue on to your hotel in Porto to rest and relax for the evening.

No luxury Portugal trip would be complete without a gastronomic sightseeing tour. Head out in the morning around the city, passing by Porto’s historic waterfront neighborhood, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the history of Porto’s gastronomy as you stop at small boutique shops to sample traditional dishes of cheese, salami, sardines, bread and local wine. Back at the hotel, spend the afternoon at leisure, and take some time to relax at the Le Monumental Nuxe Spa. In the late afternoon, enjoy an exclusive VIP tour and port tasting at Graham’s Port Lodge, before savoring a delicious dinner at their restaurant with views overlooking the Luís I Bridge.

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Douro Valley (3 nights)

Your luxury tour of Portugal continues in the morning with a private transfer to the Douro Valley (approx. 1.5 hours). Along the way, you will have the option to enjoy a biking adventure through the countryside towards Amarante, or a visit to Guimarães, a historic city marked with an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site at its center. Then, head to Six Senses for check-in, where you will get to continue your Portugal luxury travel experience. Relax in the afternoon at the Six Senses Spa or pool. After taking time to wind down, indulge in a private tasting of rare Tawny selections at an exclusive Port vineyard. In the early evening, savor dinner at one of the wonderful restaurants of the Six Senses.

During your stay in the Douro Valley, you will have the opportunity to explore the picturesque village of Provesende. Enjoy fresh homemade bread at a bakery in the heart of the village. From there, begin a 3 mile downhill hike towards Pinhão with beautiful scenery of the local vineyards and terraces along the way. Embark on a private boating venture down the Douro River until you reach a charming wine estate. Here you will be treated to an exclusive lunch and wine pairing on their terrace with breathtaking panoramic views. In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner made with fresh ingredients harvested only as needed, at your hotel.

The following morning, head to a stunning historical quinta in the heart of the Douro Valley. Here, enjoy a private tour of the property and its accompanying vineyards before heading to the kitchen for a private cooking demonstration of traditional dishes from the region. Then, relax on the property’s stunning terrace to savor the fruits of your labor, all while enjoying a wine pairing from the property’s vineyard and breathtaking views of the landscapes that surround you. Return to your luxury hotel to relax at leisure and indulge with some recommended spa treatments before dinner.

End your luxury Portugal tour with a private transfer to Porto for your international flight departure.

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LISBON PORTO 3 hrs 30 min


Contact us to tell us more about your preferences and your ideal trip to Portugal.
We will create a tailor-made itinerary for your review.



Recommended stay 8-12 days
Price reference
(9 days, private party of 2)
Starting at $23,500 per passenger
Price reference
(9 days, private party of 4)
Starting at $17,000 per passenger
Price reference
(9 days, private party of 6)
Starting at $15,500 per passenger

Note: Prices will vary based on the specifics of your itinerary and the number of passengers in your party.

What is included in your private Portugal tour:

  • Luxury accommodations at
    • Palacio Ludovice (Lisbon)
    • Le Monumental Palace (Porto)
    • Six Senses (Douro Valley)
  • Services of Blue Parallel hosts and private specialized guides throughout the journey
  • All special events, private guided tours, private excursions, private outdoor activities, entrance fees
  • A Blue Parallel team composed of a personal travel expert, private hosts in each destination, and a “behind the scenes” logistical expert who monitors every step of your luxury Portugal tour. The team is on call 24-hours a day during a trip
  • All internal transportation
  • Some meals
  • A Blue Parallel customized travel kit that you will receive prior to departure


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