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The Most Authentic Foodie Tour in Portugal

Why Book With Us? We are Portuguese and know the hidden corners of our land, we care and we take care of your special trip.
from 1,685€
  • Duration
    10
    Days
  • Self-Drive

Dazzle with authentic Portuguese gastronomy!

The Experience

Travel Portugal from North to South and discover the most authentic experiences related to national gastronomy. The perfect opportunity to discover the country, its gastronomic traditions and wonderful boutique hotels.

Start the tour in the second largest city of Portugal, Porto, also known as Invicta. Your first hotel in the city will be Infante Sagres, enjoy the first day and discover this wonderful city.

Travel side by side with the river Douro, escorted by green hills and steep slopes where the vineyards will join along. In both Penafiel and Régua you will experience two gastronomic experiences combined with the most stunning wines of this distinguished region and sleep at two outstanding charming hotels Solar Egas Moniz and Quinta da Pacheca.

Continue travelling towards the centre of Portugal and explore the biggest mountain range in the mainland, Serra da Estrela. You will stay in Madre de Água, a rural boutique hotel that keeps a tribute to the Portuguese traditions. The invitation is for you to participate in the goats milking and taste the cheese and wine that is produced in the hotel.
Keep going down towards Alentejo region namely Marvão, a beautiful castle walled village overlooking the Spanish border, where an outstanding horse ride and an olive oil workshop awaits you, you will be sleeping at the biggest lavender producer in Portugal, Quinta das Lavandas. Wine tastings are not dismissed and you will experience being a winemaker for a day and sleep at Pateo dos Solares in Estremoz.

Your last destination is the cherry on top of the cake, the bright and charming Lisbon. Experience its charms and mysteries and indulge the most typical of all Portuguese pastry classic, pastel de nata cooking workshop and head home with a Portuguese DNA on you. 

Reasons To Love It
  • Meet Portugal while discovering the gastronomy
  • Participate in unique food workshops
  • Stay in beautiful boutique hotels

Experience Itinerary

Arrival to Porto’s airport. Explore this wonderful city and sleep at Infante Sagres.

Discover the gastronomy of Porto with a food tour and eat like a local, visit the most famous market in the city, Bolhão and learn about food culture. Sleep at Infante Sagres.

Travel to Douro and explore the village of Quintadona where you will have a food experience. Sleep at Solar Egas Moniz.

Continue along the Douro and experience a culinary workshop and wine tasting. This day is dedicated to learning how to cook and at the same time, taste the best wines of the region. You will sleep at Quinta da Pacheca, will take on on this culinary journey. 

You will discover the secrets of the mountain while participating in the traditions of this land. Taste the cheese and wine from Madre de Água hotel, which will be your place to stay.

Marvão is a beautiful place in North Alentejo, Portugal. You can visit the castle and see the dazzling views where you can, if lucky, spot the vultures that habit the mountains. This day you will horse ride through old commercial routes and indulge an olive oil workshop. Sleep at Quinta das Lavandas.

In Alentejo Wineland you can make your own wine, become a winemaker for one day. Stay in Pateo dos Solares.

Try the famous Pastel de Nata while you learn how to do one in a workshop. Sleep at Brown’s Boutique Hotel.

You will end this tour with a food tour in Lisbon, discover the city through its foodie secrets Sleep at Brown’s Boutique Hotel.

After your last typical breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to the beautiful city of Lisbon.

Itinerary Map

GOOGLE MAPS

Important Information

This tour is self-drive so it is up to you to decide your date of departure, we will be here!

ABOUT THE CAR

Rent a car for 8 days arranged through Europcar (pick up at Porto and dropoff at Lisbon). The car is a Seat Ibiza with A/C or similar. However, we can tailormade to your needs.

PRICE

The price of the program is 1685€ per person on a double room. Special seasons, single and solo traveller supplements applies.

INCLUDES

- 9 nights in double room with breakfast included;
- Porto food tour;
- Food experience at Quintadona;
- Culinary workshop, wine tasting and visit at Quinta da Pacheca;
- Cheese and wine tasting, visit the cheese shop and possibility of participating in the milking;
- Horse riding in Marvão and olive oil workshop;
- Experience “Winemaker for a day” and lunch at João Portugal Ramos winery;
- Pastel de Nata workshop;
- Lisboa food tour;
- Rent a car for 8 days;
A booklet of your trip with inside tips for unforgettable memories and local experiences.

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