Cardoso Travel Agency (CTA) was established in 1965 and since then it has been offering a full travel service to the public of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and nearby states.
The careful planning, organization, efficiency and thoughtfulness demonstrated through the years has elevated Cardoso Travel into a preferred travel agency for clubs, churches, schools and businesses. So when the time comes for an exciting day out, a relaxing weekend getaway, or a longer more sophisticated package to Portugal, Brazil or anywhere else on the globe, consider CTA.
We specialize in travel packages to Portugal, Madeira and the Azores. Whether it be for individual or group travel, CTA has the vacation for you. CTA also runs the "fun-filled bus tours" - An attractive program of bus tours throughout New England and Eastern Canada.
Cruises are a specialty for us as well.
Our goal is to provide our clients with the best priced, highest quality travel.
THE PEARL OF THE ATLANTIC
2016 / 2017
Departures: 29 December (7 DAYS) Return: January 4
Half day tour with a local guide in this beautiful island to admire the Pico do Barcelos and enjoy great views over Funchal and surroundings. Curral das Freiras small village built in the crater of an extinct volcano, seen from Eira do Serrado (1049 meters above sea level) and Monte.
New Year's Eve Reveillon Best views of the spectacular fireworks festival.
Full-day tour to the Western side of the Island for an attractive view of Câmara de Lobos, picturesque fishing village; Cabo Girão, the second highest sea cliff in Europe, 1.740 feet (580 meters); Encumeada, 3.021 feet (1007 meters) above sea level, offers a magnificent view of the north and south coasts of the island; roads dug in the rock by the sea, enjoy one of the most beautiful areas of North Coast with showy waterfalls; Porto Moniz, on the northwest coast of the island, a village known for its volcanic rock pools; Paúl da Serra, the only plateau of the island.
Full day tour to the Eastern side of the Island with stops at Camacha, the wicker works capital of Madeira; Pico do Areeiro, 5.430 feet, (1810 m.); Ribeiro Frio and the trout nurseries, framed in the endemic forest of Madeira, laurisilva; Santana and its thatched roofs typical houses; The lookout point of Portela 2.010 fee (670 m) and Machico, the most important historic city of Madeira, as it was the first landing of the official discoverers of the archipelago.
Madeiran dinner including skewered and other delicacies of the Regional cuisine will be served in a first class restaurant. Exhibition of a great folkloric group during dinner.
Admission to "Ronaldo The Great" Museum;
R/T transfers airport/hotel/airport;
Fully escorted; local English and Portuguese speaking guides.
Baggage handling at hotels
13 meals; daily Bountiful breakfast buffet
1 dinner show (folk dances) in a first class restaurant;
NEW GREAT RATES NOW AVAILABLE:
5 STAR HOTEL WITH A MAGNIFICENT VIEW OVER THE BEAUTIFUL CITY OF FUNCHAL BAY
Only $ 2.129.00 pp in dbl, plus tax ($125.00 approx.)
4 STAR HOTEL (COMPLETELY RENOVATED) - GREAT VIEW OF THE FIRE WORKS SHOW
Only $ 2,034.00 PP in dbl, plus tax ($125.00 approx.)
NEW YEAR DINNER IN THE HOTEL, OPTIONAL
For more details please call
Cardoso Travel Agency .
120 Ives St., Providence, R.I., 02906
Call (401) 421-0111 or Email to learn more about it!
ROUNDTRIP AIR (BOSTON/LISBON/PONTA DELGADA/BOSTON)
6 NIGHTS IN THE MAINLAND - 4* AND SUPERIOR TURISTIC HOTELS
ON MAY 12TH:FÁTIMA, ALTAR OF THE WORLD, VALINHOS AND CANDLELIGHT PROCESSION;
ON MAY 13: CLOSING OF THE IMPRESSIVE CERIMONIES
INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR:
VISITS TO SESIMBRA CASTLE, MEDIEVAL TOWN OF ÓBIDOS, AND NAZARÉ
CRISTO REI MONUMENT, THE MOST SPECTACULAR AND COMPLETE VIEW OF LISBON;
CASCAIS, ESTORIL E BELÉM, SERRA DA ARRÁBIDA,
MINHO: BRAGA, THE SEAT OF THE ARCHBISHOPS - 15 CENTURIES OF HISTORY;, SANCTUARY OF BOM JESUS AND GUIMARÃES, THE CRADLE OF THE PORTUGUESE NATION,
CITY TOUR OF PORTO; VISIT TO A WINE CELLAR IN VILA NOVA DE GAIA, INCLUDING A SAVORY WINE TASTING; TYPICAL FOZ DA RIBEIRA
LAMEGO AND SANTUARY OF NOSSA SENHORA DOS REMÉDIOS; VISIT A FAMOUS MODERN WINE CELLAR AND ENJOY A WINE TASTING OVERLOOKING A BREAHTAKING SCENERY OVER THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RIVER OF PORTUGAL;
EAGLE VIEW OF PORTUGAL FROM THE VERY TOP OF ITS THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF SERRA DA ESTRELA FAMOUS FOR ITS CHEESE, HAM, FRESH HOMEMADE BREAD AND "GINGINHA
7 NIGHTS IN THE AZORES: TURISTIC SUPERIOR HOTEL, 5 MINUTES WALK TO THE FESTIVITIES
SIGHTSEEING TOURS OF THE EASTERN, CENTRAL AND WESTERN PARTS OF THE ISLAND,
LAKE OF FOGO AND FURNAS VALLEY, BEAUTY, PEACE AND REFRESHMENT SEPARATES THE FIRE OF THE EARTH AND THE BLUE OF THE SKY,
INCLUDES A TYPICAL LUNCH COOKED IN THE HOT SPRINGS AND A STOP AT THE TEA PLANTATIONS.
TWIN LAKES OF SETE CIDADES (ATLANTIS AND A BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY), PINEAPPLE PLANTATIONS. INCLUDES LUNCH
TOUR OF NORDESTE, WHERE MAN AND NATURE MERGE TOGETHER AND VISITORS ARE WELCOME WITH FLOWERS,
COCKTAIL RECEPTION AND LUNCH ARE INCLUDED.