Arrival in Lisbon and Exploring the City
Upon arrival in Lisbon, transfer to your chosen Posada, a traditional Portuguese inn or guesthouse. Check-in and unwind before embarking on a city tour.
Explore the historic neighborhoods of Alfama, Baixa, and Belém. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Lisbon Cathedral, Belém Tower, and Jerónimos Monastery. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city and sample local delicacies at charming cafes and restaurants.
Wine Tasting in the Douro Valley
Embark on a full-day excursion to the Douro Valley, a renowned wine region. Experience a guided tour of a picturesque vineyard, learning about the winemaking process and the region's history. Indulge in wine tastings of the famous Port wine and other regional varieties.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Portuguese dishes paired with the exquisite wines of the Douro Valley. Immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of terraced vineyards and the meandering Douro River.
Cooking Lesson in Porto
Travel to Porto, Portugal's second-largest city, known for its charming old town and port wine production. Engage in a hands-on cooking lesson led by a skilled local chef. Learn to prepare traditional Portuguese dishes using fresh ingredients, and gain insights into the country's culinary traditions and techniques.
After the cooking lesson, savor the fruits of your labor by enjoying the delicious meal you've prepared. Take some time to explore the historic Ribeira district, stroll along the Douro River, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Porto.
Discovering Sintra and Cascais
Embark on a day trip to the enchanting town of Sintra, known for its fairytale-like palaces and lush gardens. Explore the colorful Pena Palace and its surrounding park, marveling at its eclectic architecture and sweeping views.
Continue to the picturesque coastal town of Cascais, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront promenade. Relax on the sandy beaches, browse the charming boutiques, and sample fresh seafood at a local restaurant.
Cultural Exploration in Évora
Travel to Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage city known for its rich history and well-preserved medieval architecture. Explore the historic city center, visit the Roman Temple, and marvel at the Gothic Évora Cathedral.
Discover the Chapel of Bones (Capela dos Ossos), a macabre yet fascinating attraction adorned with human bones. Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting traditional artisan shops and sampling regional products.
Wine Tasting in Alentejo
Embark on a wine tasting experience in the Alentejo wine region, renowned for its full-bodied red wines. Visit a local winery and enjoy guided tastings of the region's exceptional wines. Learn about the winemaking process and the unique characteristics of Alentejo wines.
Take a scenic drive through the rolling vineyards and picturesque landscapes, admiring the beauty of the Alentejo region. Indulge in a gourmet lunch paired with the finest wines of the region.
Return to Lisbon and Farewell Dinner
Return to Lisbon and spend the day exploring any remaining sights or areas of interest. Visit museums, explore local markets, or simply relax in one of the city's charming parks.
In the evening, savor a memorable farewell dinner at a traditional Portuguese restaurant, enjoying a diverse array of dishes and regional specialties. Reflect on the delightful experiences and flavors of your Portugal journey.
On your final day, check out of your Posada and transfer to the airport for your departure, carrying with you