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Food & Wine Tours in Portugal, from North to South

By We Love Small Hotels

Autumn is here, beach days aren’t over yet for long walks and the smell of roasted chestnuts soon will pervade the streets, along with the falling leaves of the trees and the coming of another season.

Life soothes and the time around the table is more valuable, especially in Portugal where the cuisine is so appreciated and the wines so honoured. The Portuguese table is not the same in each region and so there are small gastronomic treasures to discover. They reflect the recipes left by our ancestors, respecting the natural ingredients of the territory.

Join us and be part of this gastronomic discovery, get to know this country through its flavours, recipes and traditions. At the end of each day, you will always have a beautiful room waiting for you in one of the best boutique hotels in Portugal.

Food & Wine Tours in Portugal

- Northern Portugal not only has a strong connection with gastronomy but is one of the most famous regions for its wines. It is in the Douro region that some of the best Portuguese wines are produced, born from the vineyards that flank the river and serve as inspiration for unique recipes.

Discover Northern flavours and all the charm of this region on a food tour that includes a wine tasting, a cooking workshop and a vintage foodie tour through the streets of Porto.

Learn more about Food & Wine Tour in Douro & North of Portugal

- The city of Lisbon is in the mouth of the world and there are good reasons for this phenomenon, including its food treasures.

In the heart of the city, every corner conceals a gastronomic surprise. Turn yourself into a true local and discover the best places to eat in the city, including local markets and places where you can taste traditional pastries, local cheese, artisanal bread and olive oil, all made in Portugal. Complete your gastronomic experience with a glass of Portuguese wine and, at the end, order a traditional “ginjinha”.

Learn more about Lisbon for Food Lovers

- There is no better place to eat calmly than in Alentejo region, famous for its wines, full of food traditions and mouth-watering recipes.

Not only we invite you to observe, but also participate in a cooking workshop and taste the wines produced here. This way you will know the importance that cooking has in the Alentejo traditions. Discover the unique flavours of the region and enjoy your time by exploring its history.

Learn more about Food & Wine Tour in Alentejo Wine Land

- Beach & the sea made Algarve famous, and also many of the culinary treasures are inspired by the ocean. Discover the cuisine of this region while strolling through the city of Tavira and make a must visit to the Olhão market where the freshest ingredients will surprise your senses.

Learn how to make a typical dish of the region, visit the salt mines of Castro Marim and taste the olive oil produced by century-old olive trees of the region.

Learn more about Food Lovers in Algarve