Start: Lisbon, Portugal Finish: Porto, Portugal
Physical rating: Low
Special diets catered: Meat, Food allergies contact us
Tour code: 146399
EcoTrilha Portugal Tours
Group size: 2 - 10
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Come and experience Portugal on a magnificent food tour experience. Lisbon and Porto are magnificent and overwhelming with timeless magic, they are great places to visit at any time of the year! Along the way, savour deliciously authentic regional flavours, such as Pastel de Belém, chorizo bread, Piri Piri Chicken, Seafood, and Codfish plus enjoy an up-close and private hands-on cooking class! You will enjoy seamless travel in a small group, as you navigate your trip in comfort and style. You will explore the food, wine culture, and cuisine. Moreover, there are cooking classes in unique settings, all run by accomplished chefs.
Accommodation Name: 4-Star Lisbon Hotel (Olissippo Marquês de Sá or similar)
Meals: No Meals
Arrive at any time. An arrival transfer is included from the airport to the hotel. There are no activities planned for this day. Lunch and dinner are not included. Overnight in Lisbon.
Meeting point at the hotel lobby – 09h00 am.
Sintra is 30 km from Lisbon and offers a foretaste of Paradise. The soft climate ensures a permanent freshness existence of luxuriant vegetation making Sintra a deeply romantic and mysterious place. Stand out from the Town Palace, the Pena Palace (Ticket entrance included). Visit Piriquita, the pastry of the famous queijada. See the 16th-century Jeronimo’s Monastery (UNESCO); the Monument to the Discoveries, honoring intrepid Portuguese explorers and their patrons; and the impressive Belem Tower (Tickets are not included).
Visit an old patisserie that has managed to hold on to the secret recipe of Portugal. This pastry exists for over 100 years. Enjoy a demonstration and tasting of the famous ‘pastéis de Belem.’ Visit the castle of St. George, considered the most emblematic monument of Lisbon. The Castle of St. George is relevant evidence of odd moments in the history of Lisbon and Portugal. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, conquered it by the Moors.
Overnight in Lisbon.
Location: Lisbon, Óbidos, Fátima, Porto
Accommodation Name: 4-Star Porto Hotel (Hotel Trindade Porto or similar)
The meeting point will be at the hotel lobby – 09h00 am.
Your day begins in the medieval walled town of Óbidos. This medieval village is surrounded by walls and by its whitewashed houses. Don’t forget to visit handicraft stores, bookstores and drink Ginja. Ginja is a Portuguese liqueur made by infusing sour cherry in alcohol (brandy is used) and adding sugar together with other ingredients. That is the second most popular alcoholic drink in Portugal after the Port Wine.
This tour also features the imposing sanctuary of Fátima, a center of Catholic faith and destination for pilgrims from across the world. Join the faithful at one of the world’s holiest sites and pay homage at the Chapel of Apparitions. The Sanctuary of Fatima is a pilgrimage place, motivated by the apparitions of Our Lady to the three shepherds.
Lunch and dinner are not included. Overnight in Porto.
Meeting point at the hotel lobby — 09h00 am.
Elected Best European Destination 2012 by the European citizens, Porto is history, architecture, culture, gastronomy, trade, encounters, and discoveries. On this walking tour in Porto, you will visit the city’s historical centre of world heritage and monuments. On this 3-hour walking tour we will visit: Torre dos Clérigos, Livraria Lello e Irmão, Avenida dos Aliados, Saint Bento Train Station, Cathedral, Bairro da Sé, Ponte Luís I, and Ribeira. Tickets are not included.
We will then visit a small story in Porto and learn a few secrets about olive oil in Portugal. That is included a proof of three Portuguese olive oils. We will then taste some Portuguese products: cheese, sausage, ham, olive oil, wine, and bread. We will cross the Douro River and visit a Port Wine Cellars (Included: standard two great wines) in the afternoon.
Lunch and dinner are not included. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Porto.
Location: Arcos de Valdevez
Accommodation: Hotel, Country House
Accommodation Name: Casas da Li
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Meeting point at the hotel lobby – 03h00 pm.
Free time in Porto in the morning. After lunch (not included), private transfer to Arcos de Valdevez (the rural village).
Today we will visit the countryside, the real Portugal without mass tourism. Therefore, the landscape will be different. You will sleep in the heart of Minho and at the door of the Peneda-Gerês National Park. We prepare adventures in nature! We will explore some of the greenest Portuguese regions, remote villages, and authentic cultural heritage!
Dinner in the rural hotel, you can help the chef Vasco prepare dinner (hands-on cooking class in Portugal). This hotel promotes slow food in Portugal. Slow Food promotes the use of local products and cooks traditional dishes. Slow Food started in 1986. Carlo Petrini had this idea, and he spread it worldwide. The aims are to promote local small businesses, and it is against the globalization of agricultural products. Overnight in Arcos de Valdevez (countryside).
Accommodation: Hotel, Country House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visit the vineyard and learn more about Vinho Verde. Enjoy this beautiful landscape during the picnic lunch in the middle of nature. Dinner in the rural hotel, you can help the chef Vasco prepare dinner (hands-on cooking class in Portugal). The cooking classes will focus on seasonal produce and will be held in the hotel's working kitchen. At the end of the cooking class, dinner will be served in the nearby dining room. The meal will comprise the dishes prepared during the cooking class and complemented with local wines chosen by the chef. Overnight in Arcos de Valdevez (countryside).
Accommodation Name: 4-Star Braga Hotel (Mercure Braga Centro or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Bread Making. This hands-on cooking class has unique components: the traditional bread making, using several kinds of corn, and wheat is grown in the area and used in the typical local bread, like Minho cornbread, in Portuguese - broa de milho! This bread is a large, compact core and a little sweet (hands-on cooking class in Portugal with the chef Vasco).
In the afternoon, a guided walking tour of the historic towns of Braga. Dinner is not included. Overnight in Braga.
Location: Braga, Porto
Transfer to the airport. End of Portugal Food Tours. There are no activities planned for this day.
Private Transportation from Lisbon Airport to Hotel in Lisbon
Private Transportation from Hotel in Braga to Oporto Airport
Seven nights in a twin or single room
Breakfast is included every morning, plus 2 Lunches and 2 Dinners
Saint George Castle, Lisbon; Pena Palace, Sintra
Cooking lesson at Casas da Li; wine tasting; Portuguese product tasting
Queijada (one local cake and one coffee are included)
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Yes. The tour is fully-guided.
No. Our tours are on request.
Lisbon: Saint George Castle (ticket entrance included) and Sintra: Pena Palace (ticket entrance included).
We are sorry but traditional Portuguese cuisine is not suitable for vegans or vegetarians. We can, however, accommodate other dietary needs, such as food allergies.
Yes, we accept children aged 6 years & older
At your discretion. Tips are not included but would be welcome.
Yes. Private transportation from Lisbon Airport to the hotel in Lisbon and Private transportation from hotel in Braga to Oporto Airport
Minimum two passengers required to run the tour.
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