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Sustainable Serenity: A 7-Day Eco Journey Itinerary through Portugal

The thrill of surfing and the tranquility of treehouse living
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Welcome to a week-long adventure in Portugal, where every day promises a blend of nature, culture, and sustainable experiences.

This unique itinerary is crafted for the eco-conscious traveler seeking a harmonious journey through Portugal‘s picturesque landscapes, from the vibrant city of Lisbon to the serene coastal beauty of Peniche, and the enchanting charm of Sintra. Get ready for an Eco Week that combines the thrill of surfing, the tranquility of treehouse living, and the cultural richness of historical sites.

Chapter Trail

Day 1-2: Arrival to Lisbon

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Your Eco Week begins in the heart of Portugal, Lisbon. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city. Pick up your eco-friendly Renault Captur, or a similar model, and indulge in a hearty lunch at a local restaurant featuring organic and locally-sourced ingredients.

After fueling up, embark on a guided tour of Lisbon, exploring its historic neighborhoods, iconic landmarks, and the rhythmic charm of Fado music. The afternoon is yours to wander through narrow streets, sip on Portuguese coffee, or simply soak in the city’s unique energy.

Day 3: Nature Time - Drive to Peniche

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Bid farewell to Lisbon and set out on a scenic drive towards Peniche, a coastal gem with stunning cliffs and beautiful beaches. Along the way, stop at hidden coves to breathe in the fresh Atlantic air and witness the splendor of Portugal’s coastline.

Check into the Bakubaki eco resort, where sustainable practices meet luxury in a beautiful fusion. Unwind with an evening sauna treatment and spend the night in a cozy Tree House, surrounded by nature.

Day 3-4: HD Surfing Class + Bike Tour

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Rise with the sun for a day of thrilling adventure. After breakfast, ask your local travel expert if you can join a high-definition surfing class with a group of like-minded individuals. Feel the rush of the waves and connect with the ocean in an eco-conscious surfing experience.

The excitement continues on Day 4 with another surfing class followed by a leisurely bike tour through Peniche’s scenic landscapes. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while maintaining an eco-friendly footprint.

Day 5: Berlengas Island Trip

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Explore beyond the mainland with a full-day trip to Berlengas Island. Experience the untouched beauty of this natural reserve, accessible by a speedy boat ride. From crystal-clear waters to unique wildlife, Berlengas promises an eco-friendly escape. Return to your treehouse accommodation for a peaceful night’s rest.

Day 6: Mafra, Sintra, Lisbon

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Bid farewell to Peniche and head towards Mafra, where the imposing Mafra Palace awaits your exploration. Delve into Portugal‘s royal history before journeying to Sintra for a delightful wine tasting experience at a local vineyard.

Visit the mystical Quinta da Regaleira and stand on the westernmost point of continental Europe at Cabo de Roca. Conclude the day with a check-in at a 4-star hotel in Sintra, where comfort and sustainability blend seamlessly.

Day 7: Departure

Praça do Comércio, Lisbon, Portugal
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As your Eco Week in Portugal comes to an end, savor a final Portuguese breakfast before checking out. Journey back to Lisbon, drop off your eco-friendly car, and catch your flight home. Reflect on a week filled with eco-conscious adventures, from surfing on the Atlantic to exploring historic palaces and savoring sustainable wine. Portugal welcomes you to an unforgettable experience that not only enriches your soul but also nurtures the environment.

Conclusion

Sustainable Serenity: A 7-Day Eco Journey Itinerary through Portugal
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As your 7-day Eco Week in Portugal concludes, you leave with memories etched in sustainable adventures. From the bustling streets of Lisbon to the tranquil treehouses in Peniche and the historic wonders of Sintra, every moment was a harmonious blend of nature, culture, and responsible travel. 

Portugal, with its eco-friendly resorts, surf classes, and commitment to preserving its natural beauty, offers not just a vacation but an immersive experience that leaves a positive impact. As you bid farewell, carry with you the echoes of Atlantic waves, the taste of organic wine, and the promise of a more sustainable travel ethos. Until we meet again on another journey, Portugal’s sustainable serenity will linger in your heart.

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