Private tour

Portugal: Historic Villages Tour

Portugal: Historic Villages Tour

From US$ 342.52 per person

Enjoy a tour that will introduce you to Celorico da Beira and Linhares da Beira and get closer to the countryside. Admire the endless valleys, the traditional stone houses and the fascinating variety of animal life on this historical tour.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup available at your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia city center
Private group


  • Discover Celorico da Beira, the capital of Serra da Estrela cheese
  • Enjoy the medieval castle of Celorico de Basto
  • Visit Linhares da Beira, famous for its Roman features
  • Explore the historical center of Celorico and Linhares
Full description
Start your day with a convenient pickup service from your accommodation in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia city center. After a short meet and greet with your driver, you will hop into your private vehicle and set off on your adventure.  The first stop of the day is the beautiful village of Celorico da Beira. Celorico da Beira is a small village located near Serra da Estrela that is famous for its cheese. You will get the opportunity to visit a traditional kitchen and hear about the cheese production and even taste some for yourself. Before departing to Linhares da Beira, you can enjoy a tasty, traditional lunch.  Next stop is Linhares da Beira, a medieval city of Roman origin that dates back to the 12th century. Linhares is renowned for the beauty of its narrow streets and its historic traits. Explore the historical center of the village and immerse yourself in its tranquility. Observe the medieval castle, the Roman roads, and the stone houses. Finish your day with a trip back to your accommodation. 
  • Pickup and drop off at the hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia center
  • Van or mini-bus transportation
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees to museums/monuments, unless specified
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Product ID: 198523