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Build your own Portugal Family trip

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Portugal beach view panorama

Portugal Family experiences tailored to you

  • Personalised travel advice

  • 24/7 availability during your trip

  • Family friendly accommodation

Portugal is one of Europe’s best family holiday destinations, with activities to keep children of all ages entertained. There are historical cities to discover, surf waves to conquer, crystal clear rivers to kayak along and sandy beaches to play and relax on.

We aim to take you beyond the usual tourist trail so you can experience the very best of the country. We have selected family-friendly accommodation and fun experiences that the whole family can enjoy. It’s easy to travel individually and at your own pace throughout the country with a rental car, which we will arrange for you. Our travel specialists have travelled all over Portugal and they’re here to help plan your ideal family holiday.

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Choose an itinerary or build your own

All of our Portugal family holidays are tailor-made and fully flexible. To give you some inspiration we’ve created a selection of original itineraries. Or you can choose from our flexible bite-sized trips and create your own bespoke family holiday.

To get started, pick your favourites and send them our way, or simply get in touch for a little expert help. Our travel specialists are destination experts and can advise you on the best routes and places to stay.

A peek at our Portugal family experiences

Let us share our favourite places in Portugal with you! Build your own holiday from our bite-sized trips.

Portugal Lisbon yellow city tram

Portugal: from city to beach

  • Lisbon - Alentejo - Algarve West - Algarve East - Faro
  • 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • From £1,385 per adult (excluding flights)
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Portugal Alentejo glamping view from tent
Bite-sized trip

Glamping in Alentejo

  • Alentejo
  • 4 days / 3 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 350.- per adult (excluding flights)
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Portugal Peniche surfer
Bite-sized trip

Surfing in Peniche

  • Peniche
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • from £ 140.- per adult (excluding flights)
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Portugal fishing boat and houses
Bite-sized trip

Pedal in Porto

  • Porto
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £160 - per adult
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Speak to our Portugal family specialist, Emma

“I love the welcoming hospitality that you get in Portugal. Everywhere you go, you’re greeted with friendly smiles and delicious food that’ll make your taste buds dance. And those beaches around Tavira? They’re like something out of a dream – perfect for family fun in the sun! Portugal is all about making memories together, and you’re in for an unforgettable experience!”

Family travel specialist Emma with son
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Why book your family holiday with Rickshaw Travel

✔ Original family adventures

Whichever destination you choose, our local connections mean that your holiday is anything but ordinary, Enjoy small-scale family friendly accommodation, hand-picked experiences for kids of all ages, and the flexibility to tailor-make things specifically for your family’s likes and needs.

✔ Expert advice

From your first call to your flight home, your personal travel specialist will be there to share their first-hand experience and ensure you’re fully prepared for your adventure. Whatever your questions or requests, we’re here to help.

✔ Worry-free travel

Seamless transport and logistics, 24/7 local support throughout your journey, full ABTA/ABTOT financial protection, and sustainability certified by Travelife. Book your holiday with peace of mind.


Rickshaw brings you closer

Nothing beats hitting some of the highlights when you visit a new destination and Portugal certainly has lots of famous spots to include in your itinerary. But we love to also go to places that you may not have heard of or activities which you wouldn’t think to do too. Cycle through cork trees, kayak by starlight, sample local delicacies and immerse your family in the unique culture with Rickshaw Travel.

Our family travel specialists are passionate about helping you plan a memorable and meaningful trip to Portugal. They can share their own experiences and top tips so you have a holiday that is unforgettable. If you are looking for helpful tips to get started check out our inspiration page.


Portugal silver coast surf lesson
Portugal Lisbon family tuk tuk ride

Travel with impact

We want to make sure you immerse yourself in the real Portugal when you and your family travel with us. You’ll stay in small-scale hotels and guesthouses so that the money you spend flows directly back to the local people and you experience Portugal up close. We maintain fair prices so that our guides, hotel owners, and drivers can earn a fair wage. Our goal? That you and your family make a journey filled with wonderful memories. We ensure that this journey is as sustainable, meaningful, and responsible as possible.

Practical information about Portugal

You’ve booked your holiday to Portugal – tick!

Now what about this admin? To make it easier for you, we have put together some advice that will help you along the way. That way, you can get back to the exciting bit.

Get the low down on all you need to know from visa info and money matters to the best time to travel to Portugal

Portugal Algarve coast beach

Other destinations in Europe

Visit other countries in Europe with your family and Rickshaw Travel: Italy, Greece, Lapland and Iceland.