PORTUGAL WINE & GASTRONOMY

9 Days / 8 Nights

Itinerary:

DAY 1: Porto: Arrival at Porto airport and private transfer to the hotel.Check-in. Rest of the day free. Overnight in Porto.

DAY 2: Porto: Departure for a full day tour in Porto. Lunch in Ribeira. In the afternoon, we will visit the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, followed by a visit to a Port wine cellar. Overnight in Porto.

DAY 3: Porto I Douro Valley – Peso Da Regua: We set to the pheno­menal Douro region where the famous Port Wine is produced. We will learn more about the production of the wines, while enjoying the beautiful landscape, Lunch in a local vineyard, with visit and wine tasting. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Peso da Regua.

DAY 4: Douro Valley – Peso Da Regua: Day at leisure. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Peso da Regua.

DAY 5: Peso Da Regua – Sangalhos – Bucaco – Coimbra: We head to the Bairrada region famous for making sparkling wines. Visit to a wine cellar and wine tasting. Lunch. We proceed to the large and majestic forest of Serra do Bw;:aco, a genuine botanical garden with 700 species. Departure ans overnight in Coimbra.

DAY 6: Coimbra – Obidos – Lisbon: Coimbra, the city of students, so called to host one of the first universities in Europe and the most important of the country. Departure to the charming village of Obidos. Travel back in time in this walled medieval town and admire its Gothic churches and the narrow winding streets in stone. Proceed to Lisbon. Overnight in Lisbon.

DAY 7: Lisbon – Sintra – Lisbon: Departure from the hotel towards Sintra. Enjoy exploring the historic center and taste the local sweet delicacies: travesseiros and queijadas. Free time to lunch. we set off to the district of Belem. From the Monumental Lisbon we pass onto the Old Lisbon, strolling through the old and traditional district of Alfama. In the evening, dinner at a traditional restaurant while enjoying a Fado show. Overnight in Lisbon.

DAY 8: Lisbon -Evora – Lisbon: Breakfast. We set to Evora, standing in the middle of the beautiful plains of the Alentejo. We will visit the Roman Temple, and the strange Chapel of Bones with its pillars and walls covered by bones, from the 17th century. Free time to lunch. Visit to a wine cellar and wine tasting. Return to Lisbon and overnight

DAY 9: Lisbon: Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Private transfer from the hotel to Lisbon airport.