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Portugal Food Tours

Lisbon and Porto are magnificent and overwhelming with timeless magic and a great place to visit any time of the year. Walking through the streets, tasting their abundance brings to life the culinary traditions of the Portuguese kitchen. This week you will explore the food, culture and cuisine. Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
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Today at the appropriate time, an representative of our company will be met you at the airport to assist and transfer you to your hotel. There are no activities planned for this day. Overnight in Lisbon.

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’s finest pastry for over 100 years and enjoy a demonstration and tasting of the famous ‘pastéis de Belem’.
Its unique narrow streets, lined with whitewashed chapels and white houses edged in blue, are the perfect place for thoughtful wandering. Continue to the town of Sintra, a UNESCO site and the favorite summer residence of Portuguese kings for six centuries. Here, peruse specialty shops filled with Portuguese handicrafts. Lunch and dinner are not included. Overnight in Lisbon.

Your day on Portugal’s “Silver Coast” begins in the medieval walled town of Óbidos village – surrounded by medieval walls and by its whitewashed houses. Don’t forget to drink Ginja. It is a Portuguese liqueur made by infusing ginja berries, and it’s the second most popular alcoholic drink in Portugal after the Port wine. This tour also features the imposing sanctuary of Fátima, a centre of Catholic faith and destination for pilgrims from across the world. Lunch and dinner are not included. Overnight in Porto.

Elected Best European Destination 2012 by the European citizens, Porto, is history, architecture, culture, gastronomy, trade, encounters and discoveries. Walking tours in Porto, visits to the city’s historical center of world heritage and monuments of Porto. Itinerary: Torre dos Clérigos, Livraria Lello e Irmão, Avenida dos Aliados, Estação de S. Bento, Ponte Luís I, Sé Catedral, Bairro da Sé and Ribeira. Brief presentation of the olive oil sector in Portugal with technical proof of three Portuguese olive oils. On the afternoon a Port Wine tasting. Lunch and dinner are not included. Overnight in Porto.

Free time in Porto. After the lunch, transfer to Arcos de Valdevez (rural village). Dinner in the rural hotel. Lunch is not included. Overnight in Arcos de Valdevez.

Picnic basket for lunch in the middle of nature. Visit farm wines and wine tasting. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight in Arcos de Valdevez.

Broa de Milho Workshop (bread cooking class). Lunch in the rural hotel (Slow Food). Free time in Braga. Dinner are not included. Overnight in Braga.

End of the program. There are no activities planned for this day. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Group of hotels
Olissippo Marquês de Sá or similar
Hotel Trindade Porto or similar
Casas da Li (Rural Hotel)
Hotel Mercure Braga or similar

Minimum number: 2 persons;
Maximum number: 10 persons;
Transfer Porto – Lisbon on request.
Please note that while we operate successful trips in this region throughout the year, some changes may occur in our itineraries due to inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route;
Departure: January to December;
Braga doesn’t have airport. That is included the transfer hotel to Oporto airport. Sometimes, it is cheaper to buy a ticket flight arrival and departure from Lisbon than a ticket flight departure from Oporto airport.
We advise you to buy a ticket on the speed train (Braga – Lisbon). That is comfortable and cheap (15-30€ per ticket). Here, you have the timetable. Don’t worry, we can change your last transfer Hotel to Train Station in Braga.
Note: We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability and pricing.
Validity: 2018. Please ask special rates for National Holidays (25/April, 10/June, 12/June, 24/June, 29/June, 15/August, and 08/December), Carnival, Easter, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Departure Dates:
12-April-2018 to 19-April-2018
28-June-2018 to 05-July-2018
19-July-2018 to 26-July-2018
02-August-2018 to 09-August-2018
23-August-2018 to 30-August-2018
01-November-2018 to 08-November-2018

- What Is Included

Transfers: Airport – Hotel – Airport;
7 nights in a twin room;
Breakfast is included every morning in all multi-day tour packages;
2 Lunches;
2 Dinners;
Lisbon: Saint George Castel (Ticket entrance included);
Lisbon: Enjoy a demonstration and tasting of the famous ‘pastéis de Belém’ (cake and one drink are included);
The cooking lesson is in the rural hotel Casas da Li. The hotel’s owner is Lígia Santos, the first winner of Masterchef Portugal;
Sintra: Palácio da Pena (Ticket entrance included);
Brief presentation of the olive oil sector in Portugal. Technical proof of three Portuguese olive oils;
Wine tasting and cooking class;
Tasting of Portuguese products (for example: cheese, ham, sausage, etc.);
City tour in Lisbon, Sintra, Porto, Braga and Óbidos;
Transfer and Guide throughout the tour.

- What Is Not Included

Airport taxes, security and fuel;
Travel insurance;
Drinks and meals not specified;
Entrances other than mentioned;
Tourist tax in Lisbon. From 1 January 2016, you will pay 1 euro per person / per night up to a maximum of 7 euros;
Telephone and personal expenses.

- Transfers

Today at the appropriate time, an representative of our company will be met you at the airport to assist and transfer you to your hotel. There are no activities planned for this day. Overnight in Lisbon.

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Price per person:
Twin Room: 1,699.00 
Single Room: 1,819.00 

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- Duration: 8 hours
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