Half-day tour that begins with a walk in the picturesque fishing village of Ericeira, to enjoy the magnificent view of the sea, the beaches, the old churches and fountains, as well as their typical houses. Then we went to the typical village of Cheleiros, further south, to prove a white wine made from a grape variety originating from this region and that is unique in the world: the single variety Jampal.
Private and guided tour by the romantic town of Sintra, classified as a Cultural Landscape by UNESCO, to visit the historical center and one of its most beautiful monuments: the Palácio da Vila (or Sintra National Palace). After we go down the hills towards the sea, we will visit na old winery and taste the unique wine of the demarcated region of Colares.
This wine tourism tour in Alentejo, with wine tasting, snack and lunch, starts at Évora (134 kms South from Lisbon), World Heritage city, with stops in several important monuments. Continue to Monsaraz (172 kms from Lisbon), a medieval town surrounded by walls, where we´ll have lunch with a magnificent view of the Great Lake Alqueva. We´ll see the traditional pottery of S. Pedro do Corval. Finally, we visit typical cellar at Reguengos de Monsaraz, the 2015 European Capital of Wine, where we taste the wine. In this area the wine is stored in big jars of clay, called “talhas”.
Wine tourism tour around Lisbon, with wine tasting, snack and lunch, dedicated to the wines of Loures and Bucelas. In Loures we visit the Quinta das Carrafouchas, an XVIIIth century baroque estate, for a visit to the gardens, winery and wine tasting. After that Bucelas, where we visit a wine cellar with more than 120 years, to taste a sparkling Arinto. We lunch in the West area before we go to Óbidos, historic village surrounded by walls, full of remnants of all ages.
On this wine tasting tour around Lisbon we´ll go to Mafra, located about 33 kms north of Lisbon, to see the Palace and Convent of Mafra, one of the most emblematic works of the Portuguese Baroque, built in 1713 with the gold of Brazil. Then, we are attracted by the kitsh of José Franco Typical Village, which recreates an old village. Finally, we´ll get to know a farm producing the famous dry white wine of Bucelas Arinto, to taste some wines along with traditional Portuguese delicacies, enjoying also a magnificent landscape.
Wine tourism tour around Lisbon, with wine tasting, winery visit, snack and private guide. At Vila Nogueira de Azeitão, on the other side of river Tejo (South) two producers of table wines and Moscatel de Setúbal, included the rare Moscatel Roxo, are waiting for our visit. One of the producers represents the wine tradition of a family, while the other is a mixing of modernity, art and history. We´ll taste good wines with local gourmet products, like the famous cheese of Azeitão and the sweet Torta. We end with a trip to the Arrábida mountains and vineyards.
Note !!!!! Beach offer afternoon for those who do this tour in the morning. Lunch not included.
Wine tourism tour around Lisbon, with wine tasting, snack and lunch, dedicated to the Tagus (Tejo) wines. We crossed the Tagus river to the marshy land Salvaterra de Magos, where we visit the Royal Falconry. Then, we´ll see live hawks and other raptors. At the end, we take a Ginginha. Visit to a Tagus Wine production estate, were we´ll make a walk in the fields, followed by wine tasting. After lunch in Almeirim, capital of “Stone Soup”, we go at Patudos House in Alpiarça. Pass even the typical village of fisherman Escaroupim. If you prefer, we visit the center of Santarém, the gotic city.