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The Sunday Telegraph - Travel - - Escorted Tours - From coast to coast by way of ru­ral Por­tu­gal­tu­gal Walk to the end of EuEurope

Start­ing in Lis­bon and fin­ish­ing in Faro, this s 10-day guided ded tour trav­els through the best st of Por­tu­gal’s ru­ral­ral in­te­rior. Stay­ing g at a va­ri­ety of an­cient pou­sadas, as, you will delve into nto me­dieval white­washed ewashed towns such as Estremoz, dom­i­nated om­i­nated by its 13th­cen­tury mar­ble keep;k A Ar­raio­los,il where rugs have been wo­ven for more than 800 years; the palaces of el­e­gant Vila Vi­cosa; and the pic­tureper­fect walled ham­let of Mar­vao, 2,828ft high on an es­carp­ment fac­ing Spain. In be­tween the towns, the sun-baked plains of the coun­try­side stud­ded with olive trees and stork’s nests re­veal Por­tu­gal at its au­then­tic best. ● From £1,279 in­clud­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion, flights, trans­fers, guided tours, break­fasts and nine din­ners. De­par­tures be­tween June 2017 and Novem­ber 2018. Titan Travel (0808 301 4918; ti­tantravel.co.uk).

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