Explore Portugal Off the Beaten Path

Immersive holidays in Portugal with Local Guides

Don’t just visit Portugal…explore Portugal. Delve deeper into our charming traditions and delectable food; marvel at our stunning scenery and immerse yourself in our local way of life. 

At Honest Routes, we eschew the typical spots overwhelmed with tourist groups. Instead, we share our favourite lesser known destinations with culturally-curious travellers. 

Join us for a truly unforgettable experience in Portugal off the beaten path.

Explore Our Unique Holidays in Portugal

An Immersive Portugal Guided Tour on the N2

A CULTURAL TOUR OF PORTUGAL’S ROUTE 66

Get to know the real Portugal off the beaten path. Explore our traditions and flavours with this complete 8-day tour along Portugal’s Route 66. We will drive you through the rural interior of the country from North to South where you’ll see, feel, and taste what it truly means to be Portuguese.

A Unique Lisbon Fado Tour

The stories behind the music that built our people.

Explore the picturesque Alfama and Mouraria in the evening with our passionate storytellers to discover the Portuguese soul and experience it with a live Fado show and dinner in one of the most exclusive and traditional venues.

A Unique Lisbon Fado Tour

The stories behind the music that built our people.

Explore the picturesque Alfama and Mouraria in the evening with our passionate storytellers to discover the Portuguese soul and experience it with a live Fado show and dinner in one of the most exclusive and traditional venues.

FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR

Go on a quest for the legacy of the Knights Templar in Tomar and Almourol castle.

Travel back in time and visit the most important places that were home to the most powerful and legendary chivalric Order. Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites and learn all about these mystical Knights from your local expert guide.

More Off the Beaten Path Tours in Portugal

Explore the real Portugal with us. Peruse all of our Portugal tours and always feel free to get in touch with any questions or requests. Our tours are for small groups only, but you can also request a private tour for just you and your family or friends. We want to share our Portugal with you. Let us show you the places and introduce you to the people that make this country so special. It’s time to go beyond the obvious for a more authentic experience.

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Meet the team

RITA
Born and raised in Lisbon, Rita fell in the rabbit hole of Portuguese history and never got out.
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GONÇALO
Music addict with over 30 years of experience, has also been a bar manager, business owner and creator.
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CARLOS
A lover of Nature, History and Folklore, and these passions define a lot of his character.
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JAIME
He is a lawyer, a political scientist, and a language enthusiast.
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JOÃO
João spent most of his childhood and adolescence playing chess.
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