A Taste of Portugal

8 days / 7 nights

Day 1

Pick up in Lisbon (airport or designated location) and transfer to the chosen hotel, in a luxury vehicle with wi-fi, freshwater and refreshing towels.

Check in the chosen hotel. Free time to lunch and relax from the journey.

Lisbon sightseeing tour, in a luxury vehicle, in which we will visit some of the most emblematic city quarters, such as the Saint George's Castle, Alfama, Baixa Pombalina, Chiado, Belém - saving some time to taste the typical Belém´s custard tarts.

Dinner at a traditional fado house and return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Day 2

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the tour vehicle.

Sightseeing tour in a luxury vehicle, in which we will visit Sintra, the town's Historic Center, Pena Palace and the Castle of the Moors, before heading to Cascais to lunch at a beachfront restaurant. The return trip will be through Estoril, slowly cruising the seaside road to contemplate its beaches.

Time to rest before dinner at a luxury restaurant, with degustation menu paired with Portuguese wines.

Return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Day 3

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the vehicle that will transfer them to Porto.

On the way to Porto, the first stop will be in Torres Vedras to visit a Tagus Region Wine producing estate. A visit to the vineyards in a 4x4 vehicle will allow to understand these wine´s Atlantic influence.

Then we will head to Cadaval for another, more ancient and emblematic, estate of the region, once property of the Pombal Marquis. There, besides the tour accompanied by the enologist, we will have lunch - an exquisite and delicious degustation menu.

We then push north for a new stop in Óbidos, a charming town of the country's center which was once the house of the Portuguese Monarchy in the 13th century. We will taste the traditional ginginha and, if the weather permits, a chariot ride through the towns streets.

Without further due we depart to Porto where we'll arrive at dusk. Check in at the hotel and dinner.

Day 4

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the tour vehicle.

Porto sightseeing tour, on a luxury vehicle, equipped with wi-fi, freshwater and refreshing towels, going through the city´s points of historical, architectural and cultural interest.

1 hour boat ride with departure from the Douro Marina to head out discovering Porto, its bridges and historical landscapes.

Lunch at a premium Porto restaurant.

Exclusive visit to a Port Wine cellar, where we will learn the production process of this unique nectar. Commented tasting will take place where any doubts may be cleared.

Time for some rest before dinner at a luxury restaurant, with degustation menu paired with Portuguese wines.

Return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Day 5

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the tour vehicle.

Trip to the city of Vila Real, on a luxury vehicle, equipped with wi-fi, freshwater and refreshing towels.

Guided tour to the Casa de Mateus, old manor house built in the 18th century, work of the famous architect Nicolau Nasoni, and one of the most beautiful representatives of the baroque period in Portugal. The main house, chapel and gardens will take us approximately 1 hour to visit, finally ending at the cellar where we will taste some region wines.

Stop at Bisalhães, place where the black pottery is made, a process dubbed immaterial cultural heritage by UNESCO.

Lunch at a luxury restaurant, with degustation menu paired with Portuguese wines.

Exclusive visit to a wine producing estate, where we will visit the vineyard, cellar and presses, and where we will learn the processes of the Douro an Port Wines production. Commented tasting to answer questions and doubts.

A break to rest and hotel check in.

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (20h00), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the vehicle that will take them to the restaurant where dinner will take place.

Dinner at a premium restaurant, with degustation menu paired with wines.

Return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Day 6

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the tour vehicle.

Sightseeing tour, on a luxury vehicle, equipped with wi-fi, freshwater and refreshing towels, in which guests will be invited to visit the Douro Valley through its viewpoints and places of interest.

Visit to the Pinhão railway station, dated from 1880 and fully decorated with traditional tiles that picture the region´s traditions and culture.

Short train ride between the Pinhão and Ferrão stations.

Exclusive visit to a wine producing estate, where we will visit the vineyard, cellar and presses, and where we will learn the processes of the Douro an Port Wines production. Commented tasting to answer questions and doubts.

1 hour boat ride returning to Pinhão.

Exclusive visit to a olive oil mill, where we will visit the museum to learn about the oil´s production process. Finishing with commented tasting where questions will be answered and doubts cleared.

Return to the hotel on a luxury vehicle to rest and refresh.

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (20h00), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the vehicle that will take them to the restaurant where dinner will take place.

Dinner at a premium restaurant, with degustation menu paired with wines.

Return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Day 7

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the tour vehicle.

Sightseeing tour, on a luxury vehicle, equipped with wi-fi, freshwater and refreshing towels, in which guests will be invited to visit the Douro Valley through its viewpoints and places of interest.

Visit to Provesende, where we may observe the granite manors and the various noble houses, a testament to the secular wealth and power of the region. The village preserves still and beautiful pillory and a granite fountain, dated from 1755.

Exclusive visit to a wine producing estate, where we will visit the vineyard, cellar and presses, and where we will learn the processes of the Douro an Port Wines production. Commented tasting to answer questions and doubts.

Lunch at a restaurant of regional cuisine, paired with Douro wines.

We head by car to the Pinhão pier, where a traditional boat awaits and in which we will cruise the Douro waters up to the Tua river, one of the Douro´s affluents, observing the numerous estates on both banks while enjoying the views.

Arrival at the Tua pier where a 4x4 vehicle awaits to take us on the discovery of the region´s charms. taking this opportunity to visit a small wine producer and getting to know closely the winemaking process. We will not miss the chance of tasting some Douro delicacies during a picnic in the vineyards, contemplating the landscape and allowing the traditional flavors to seep in.

Return to the Tua train station, dated from 1883 and board the train destination Pinhão, enjoying this short ride´s views for one last photo.

Return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (20h00), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the vehicle that will take them to the restaurant where dinner will take place.

Dinner at a premium restaurant, with degustation menu paired with wines.

Return to the hotel in a luxury vehicle.

Day 8

Pick up at the hotel at agreed schedule (9:30), our guide will pick up the clients and take them to the vehicle for the transfer to Porto / Lisbon (airport or designated location).

Drop off at the agreed location and end of our services.