Walking 2-3 miles in Lisbon, many cobblestones and steps without railings. Additional standing at sites. 4 hours transfer on the coach from Lisbon to Portimão where the ship is docked overnight. All routes and excursions are subject to change – weather and sea conditions may affect the itinerary.
In the hotel dining room. On this program, breakfasts will offer a typical European style breakfast buffet with breads, cheeses, cold-cuts, yogurt, fruit, cereals, juice, milk, coffee, tea and water.
After checking out from the hotel, take in the most important monuments of the Portuguese capital, including the Torre de Belém, a gorgeous defensive tower that sits on the Rio Tejo like an enormous white wedding cake, and the Monument to Discoveries. This marks where the Portuguese navigators left on their "discovery" of India. End the afternoon with a visit to Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, where Vasco da Gama and renowned 16th-century poet Luís Vaz de Camões are buried. In the late morning, coach to Portimão to embark the ship.
At a local restaurant en route to Portimão.
Continue the coach ride to Portimão (approx. 4 hours total) to embark the Harmony G. Take some time to settle in to your cabin, freshen up, and relax. Following embarkation there will be a safety briefing provided by the ship’s staff.
Aboard the ship, dinners are à la carte and you can choose to dine in the indoor dining room on the Lower Deck, or al fresco on the Upper Deck, depending on weather conditions. Menus are international, with a focus on fresh local specialties. Wine and beer are available for purchase. Purified water is provided onboard at all times.
At leisure. The ship will overnight in port, so there is time for a walk in Portimão after dinner.