10-Day Adventure through Portugal: An Itinerary for the Luxury Traveler

March 12, 2024

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Portugal, with its rich landscapes, history, and culture, beckons travelers to embark on a journey that promises exclusivity, indulgence, and unforgettable experiences. Our meticulously curated 10-day itinerary leads you from the vibrant streets of Lisbon to the serene vineyards of the Douro Valley, and onto the natural wonders of the Azores, staying at some of the most prestigious Virtuoso and boutique luxury accommodations in each location.

Days 1-3: Exploring Lisbon’s Charm

Begin your Portuguese odyssey in Lisbon, the sun-kissed capital brimming with old-world allure and contemporary flair. Retreat to the opulence of Valverde Hotel, a boutique luxury gem nestled in Lisbon’s Avenida da Liberdade. This STG Preferred Partner hotel is known for its personalized service and exquisite aesthetic. Spend your days wandering through historic neighborhoods, Alfama and Bairro Alto, and evenings indulging in gourmet meals and the melancholic melodies of Fado.


  • Explore the iconic Jerónimos Monastery and Tower of Belém.
  • Enjoy a scenic ride on Tram 28, capturing the essence of Lisbon’s whimsical charm.
  • Experience an intimate Fado performance, a poignant symbol of Portuguese culture.

Days 4-6: Douro Valley Wine Paradise

Next, journey to the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site revered for its breathtaking landscapes and sumptuous wines. Your sanctuary here is the Six Senses Douro Valley, an exquisite estate that perfectly combines luxury, nature, and the region’s wine heritage. Here you’ll enjoy perks offered through STG’s Preferred Partnership with Six Senses, including complimentary breakfast, priority for room upgrades, and hotel credit. Embark on exclusive wine tours, savour locally-sourced cuisine at the resort’s restaurants, and unwind in the world-class spa overlooking the terraced vineyards.


  • Relish a private river cruise along the Douro, enveloped by scenic vineyard views.
  • Visit prestigious quintas for personalized wine tastings and learn about the art of winemaking.
  • Explore the charming village of Pinhão and immerse yourself in the valley’s tranquil beauty.

Days 7-10: The Azores, A Natural Masterpiece

The final leg of your journey takes you to the Azores, an archipelago where nature’s majesty is on full display. Reside at the Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort on São Miguel Island, an eco-luxe haven that offers direct access to pristine beaches and panoramic views of the Atlantic. Discover the island’s volcanic craters, luxuriate in natural hot springs, and embark on a private whale-watching expedition to cap off your adventure in this paradisiacal hideaway.


  • Tour the breathtaking Sete Cidades, witnessing nature’s palette in the twin lakes.
  • Visit Furnas to enjoy a unique meal cooked underground by volcanic steam and relax in thermal baths.
  • Experience the thrill of whale watching, connecting with the majestic creatures of the deep.

Our 10-day itinerary through Portugal promises a journey through the heart and soul of this captivating country. With Steuber Travel Group, every detail of your trip will be flawlessly personalized to suit your tastes and desires, ensuring that you immerse in the rich tapestry of Portugal’s landscapes, culture, and hospitality in unparalleled luxury.

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