Wonders of Portugal

7 days / 6 nights

Wonders of Portugal
Wonders of Portugal
Wonders of Portugal
Wonders of Portugal
Wonders of Portugal

Multi-day trip description

Get to know Portugal and its wonders on this 7-day accessible trip. You’ll explore the quaint town of Setúbal and the bustling city of Lisbon, where you will take part in tasting experiences of local food and drinks, visit museums, and explore cultural sites. You will also have a chance to relax on the beach, surrounded by pristine nature and turquoise waters. Your selected place to stay is the charming Hotel Vila Galé Ópera in the historical are...Get to know Portugal and its wonders on this 7-day accessible trip. You’ll explore the quaint town of Setúbal and the bustling city of Lisbon, where you will take part in tasting experiences of local food and drinks, visit museums, and explore cultural sites. You will also have a chance to relax on the beach, surrounded by pristine nature and turquoise waters. Your selected place to stay is the charming Hotel Vila Galé Ópera in the historical area of Lisbon.

We always design group tours with accessibility in mind. Guides have experience assisting people with disabilities and places visited, transportation and accommodation will be wheelchair accessible.

Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Guides / staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathroom

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the activity

  • Equipment

    Adaptive equipment is not included in any activity.

From $2,400 USD / per person

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Sep 11, 2023 thumbnail

Day 1: Arrival - Sep 11, 2023

Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting for you at the airport with an accessible group 45-minute transfer to your accessible room at Hotel Vila...Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting for you at the airport with an accessible group 45-minute transfer to your accessible room at Hotel Vila Galé Ópera. Depending on your arrival time, you will have time to explore the neighborhood and enjoy the hotel amenities.
Since the accessible transfer service is not private, we urge you to be on time. If you wish for a private accessible shuttle service, please contact our travel experts; they will be happy to arrange that for you for an extra charge.

Dinner included

Stay:

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera

Day 2: Lisbon City Tour - Sep 12, 2023  thumbnail

Day 2: Lisbon City Tour - Sep 12, 2023

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle for a guided tour of Lisbon. You’ll explore the UNESCO world heri...After breakfast, your guide will pick you up in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle for a guided tour of Lisbon. You’ll explore the UNESCO world heritage sites like the Jerónimos Monastery and taste the famous Pastéis de Belém - Nata custards. After the tour, you may have some free time in Lisbon before meeting your group for dinner.
Please note that only the main chamber inside the Jerónimos Monastery is accessible to wheelchair users.

Breakfast and dinner included

Stay:

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera

Day 3: Historical Lisbon - Sep 13, 2023 thumbnail

Day 3: Historical Lisbon - Sep 13, 2023

With the company of a professional guide, you will discover the historical downtown area locally known as “baixa pombalina”. You will explore his...With the company of a professional guide, you will discover the historical downtown area locally known as “baixa pombalina”. You will explore historical streets, centenary shops, and ancient churches here. Through your knowledgeable guide, you will learn how specific landmarks and events shaped Portuguese and western culture and identity.
After having lunch, which is included in the price, you will enjoy a guided tour of the emblematic Tiles Museum, and you will learn everything about an art form that has represented Portuguese culture for centuries.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Stay:

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera

Day 4: Setúbal Tour + Wine Tasting Experience - Sep 14, 2023 thumbnail

Day 4: Setúbal Tour + Wine Tasting Experience - Sep 14, 2023

On day 4, after having breakfast, you will discover the charming historical center of the town of Setúbal. Your guide will take you on a wheeling...On day 4, after having breakfast, you will discover the charming historical center of the town of Setúbal. Your guide will take you on a wheeling tour of the historic center showing you many points of interest and some hidden gems. Then, you will head to the town’s fish market - ranked one of the best in the world, taste local foods and explore this lovely town, home to the renowned poet Bocage and the celebrated singer Luisa Todi.
After the tour, you will have a delicious lunch and a wine-tasting experience in a prestigious Portuguese wine cellar. Before returning to your hotel, you will have some free time to explore!

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Stay:

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera

Day 5: Carcavelos Accessible Beach - Sep 15, 2023 thumbnail

Day 5: Carcavelos Accessible Beach - Sep 15, 2023

Today is your beach day! After breakfast, your guide will pick you up in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle to the accessible beach of Carcavelos, j...Today is your beach day! After breakfast, your guide will pick you up in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle to the accessible beach of Carcavelos, just by the Lisbon coastline. Spend your free day relaxing and enjoying the sea.
Portugal has many oficial accessible beaches meaning that you will find the necessary conditions for you to enjoy your beach day, such as an accessible parking area; adapted toilets; easy access to the beach, and amphibian chairs if needed.

Breakfast & dinner included

Stay:

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera

Day 6: Sintra Region Explorations - Sep 16, 2023 thumbnail

Day 6: Sintra Region Explorations - Sep 16, 2023

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and explore the Sintra Region, where you will travel back in time and feel part of the Por...After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and explore the Sintra Region, where you will travel back in time and feel part of the Portuguese court for a day.
Through the hands of an experienced guide, you will learn about the lifestyle of the Portuguese royal court during the XVIII century by scouring the Queluz Palace and gardens, also known as the “ Portuguese Versaille”. You will be impressed by the opulent decoration typical of the Barroco style.

Breakfast and dinner included

Stay:

Hotel Vila Galé Ópera

Day 7: Departure - Sep 17, 2023 thumbnail

Day 7: Departure - Sep 17, 2023

You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport in an accessible group 45-minute transfer.
Since the accessible transfer service is not pr...
You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport in an accessible group 45-minute transfer.
Since the accessible transfer service is not private, we urge you to be on time. If you wish for a private accessible shuttle service, please contact our travel experts, they will be happy to arrange that for you for an extra charge.

    What's included

  • Personal welcome at the airport

  • Transportation to and from the airport at a scheduled time as a group

  • Accessible transportation for the activities

  • Admission fees to all the monuments and cultural spaces mentioned in the itinerary

  • Accommodation in a spacious adapted room at a 4 star hotel

  • Half board breakfast + dinner (drinks excluded)

    What's not included

  • International flights

  • Insurance (if you need assistance let us know)

  • Lunches

  • Tips

Travel Restrictions in Portugal

To find out about pandemic-related entry requirements, please read the latest information here.

Visa requirements can vary depending on your nationality. Ask a travel expert if you need assistance.

Important Information

  • This tour has a maximum capacity of 10 people, with a total of 5 power wheelchair users or 5 manual wheelchair users + companions. Maximum 10 people.

  • A 20% deposit is required to secure your spot on the tour ($200 usd is non-refundable). The remaining 80% must be paid 30 days before the trip start date.

  • Group tours will accept new travelers until 45 days prior to the start date.

  • This tour must have a minimum of 8 participants to take place at the listed price. If the minimum is not reached, the tour still may be able to occur at a higher price.

  • Rates offered are considered based on a double room occupancy. For single occupancy an extra fee will be required, reach out to our travel expert for details.

  • Speak with a travel expert to add extra days or activities after your group tour.

  • Both pools within the accommodation: Hotel Vila Galé Ópera do not count with a pool lift, but can be rented for an extra charge. Contact our travel experts!

Cancellation Policies - 60 days

  • If you cancel up to 60 days before your check-in day, you will receive a full refund minus the non-refundable $200 USD.
  • If you cancel between 59 and 30 days before your check-in day, 25% of the total cost of your booking will be due.
  • If you cancel between 29 and 15 days before your check-in day, 60% of the total cost of your booking will be due.
  • If you cancel less than 14 days before your check-in day, the total cost of your booking will be due.
  • If a trip or activity cannot take place due to extraordinary circumstances (bad weather, social movements, etc), a full refund cannot be guaranteed. Rest assured, the Wheel the World team will do their best to offer the best arrangements possible.