Gourmet Itinerary Portugal

Gourmet Itinerary Portugal

Lisbon - Évora - Serra da Estrela - Dão - Porto

9 nights / 10 days


Beautique Hotel Figueira **** Lisbon


Day 1

Olá Lisboa - Hello Lisbon

Transfer to the hotel - free time;
In the afternoon walk through the neighborhoods Baixa and Chiado, up the hill with the Elevador da Glória to Bairro Alto;
Port wine tasting at the Instituto do Vinho Porto;
Dinner at the Portuguese tavern BOTA ALTA.


Day 2

Alfama - a world to discover

With the famous tram line 28 we arrive at Largo Portas do Sol, where we have a beautiful view over the city; then a walk through Alfama;
Tasting of the best canned food in the loja das conservas;
Cooking class in Alcântara, at the LX Factory where the atelier of the company "Kiss the cook" is situated; Afternoon and Dinner - free time.


Day 3

Atlantic Pleasures

Departure in the morning to Sintra, the former summer residence of the Portuguese kings; Walk through the town;
Continuation to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of the European continent;
For lunch, stop at Quinta de SantAna with wine tasting and regional lunch;
Return after lunch; Afternoon - free time;
For the last dinner in Lisbon, we will enjoy the fantastic fish from the famous Mercado do Peixe restaurant, known as one of the best in Lisbon

Pousada de Évora **** Évora



Day 4

Alentejo - land of flavors

In the morning leaving in direction of Évora;
Stop for a visit, tasting and lunch at Monte da Ravasqueira;
In the afternoon continuation to Évora and visit of the historical center - which is UNESCO world heritage - on foot;
At the end of the visit, wine and olive oil tasting at the Cartuxa winery;
Dinner - free time, we recommend the Restaurant Luar de Janeiro, one of the best in Évora


Day 5

In the morning departure towards the south to visit the famous Adega das Anforas, Herdade José de Sousa;
Next is a visit and lunch at the famous Herdade do Esporão;
Return to Évora;
Dinner - free time.


Pousada Serra de Estrela****



Day 6

The Beauty of the Alto Alentejo and the Cheeses of Portugal

Departure towards Marvão, one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Portugal;
Stop in Estremoz to taste convent sweets;
Visit on foot; lunch - free time; In the afternoon continuation to Serra da Estrela;
Cheese tasting during a visit to a cheese factory in Nisa;
Arrival at Pousada da Serra da Estrela for dinner;
Regional Dinner.


Day 7

In the morning visit of the famous Serra da Estrela Cheese Museum with tasting;
Continuation to Nelas, where one can find one of the best wine cellars in Dão, A Casa do Santar;
Wine tasting with tapas. In the late afternoon arrival in Lamego;
At the Hotel RuraVisconde da Varzea we will enjoy a cooking class and learn how to cook regional dishes from the Douro;
Dinner and Accommodation.


Hotel Rural Visconde da Varzea Lamego ****



Day 8

The Douro - the first demarcated region in the world!

In the morning departure from the Hotel Visconde da Varzea and a panoramic tour of the Douro until we stop at the Quinta Nova da Ns Senhora do Carmo, of the Amorim Group, one of the largest cork producers in the world. Today Quinta Nova is known for the quality of its wines and olive oils, and for its fantastic location offering spectacular views of the valley;
Walk through the vineyards and visit of the winery with tastings of olive oils and wines;
By boat we will arrive at the DOC restaurant of the famous chef Rui Paulo. Lunch with table wines from the Douro, Douro Boys;
In the afternoon visit of the Seixas Cellars, where the famous Sandeman Port is produced, tasting port wines with chocolate;
Bus ride to Porto; Dinner - free time;
Accommodation at Hotel Porto Ribeira.


Hotel Ribeira Porto ****


Day 9

Discovering Porto

Visit of the city of Porto, with entrance to the Stock Exchange Palace; tastings and visit to the Ramos Pinto Cellars;
Bicycle tour to FOZ do Douro (3-4 km) Lunch at a seafood restaurant in Matosinhos. Afternoon - free time;
Dinner: visit to Caves of Taylors with tasting and dinner at the Fladgate Partnership restaurant.


Day 10

Return Flight

Morning - free time; Then transfer to the airport for the return flight


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