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Tour code: 5383GOURMET
Savor gourmet foods from Portugal during this 3.5-hour small-group guided food and wine tour of Lisbon. Portuguese flavors and culture is highlighted on this tour that boasts tastes of traditional delicacies and sweet treats. Discover charming restaurants and shops along cobblestone corridors where you can taste cheese, pastries and port. Enjoy a Lisbon wine tasting from the Alentejo and learn why this region produces some of the world’s best wine. Plus, your local guide will provide you with tips on the city’s best eats. This tour is limited to 15 people to ensure a personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Gourmet Portuguese food and wine walking tour in Lisbon
  • Taste Portuguese pastries, cheese, Port and cherry brandy
  • Visit some of the best food purveyors and restaurants in Lisbon
  • Learn about Portugal's food and wine traditions from your local guide
  • Enjoy beautiful views of Lisbon as you walk
  • Small-group limited to 15 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Lisbon Small-Group Gourmet Portuguese Food and Wine Tour

Lisbon Small-Group Gourmet Portuguese Food and Wine Tour

Meet your friendly guide in central Lisbon and begin your small-group gourmet food and wine walking tour. Throughout the tour you’ll meet locals and learn about traditional Portuguese dishes and culinary culture. Warm up your taste buds during a visit to a local restaurant, with petiscos — Portugal’s version of tapas. Then, savor bacalhau (dried and salted cod), a traditional Portuguese dish and tremoços (pickled Lupini beans).

Next, head to one Lisbon’s top cafes, Cafe Nicola. Learn how this cafe has been a meeting place for politicians and writers since the early 1800s. Then, stroll over to Rossio and stop at the famous pastry shop Pastelaria Suiça. Continue on and discover the 100-year old secrets of some of Lisbon’s most delectable sausages, hams and cheeses at local eatery. Here, learn about the history of Port (Portugal’s famous fortified wine) as you taste it alongside a piece of São Jorge cheese whose peppery and grassy flavor pairs perfectly. Stroll to a local bakery and sweeten your tooth with a traditional favorite abacahlau cake. At a nearby bar, sip a classic Portuguese cherry brandy and note its similarities with Port.

Walk to the Baixa district and pass Lisbon’s oldest confectionary, established in 1829. Stop at Casa Brasileira and let your sweet tooth come alive with taste of pastel de nata (custard tart). Learn why this famous Portuguese pastry is one of many desserts with a Catholic name.

Follow your guide to Cervejaria da Trindade, a historical convent, now a seafood and steak restaurant. After indulging a crisp local beer, walk to the steps of Calçada do Duque and São Pedro de Alcantara garden. Enjoy this lively atmosphere.

Finish your gourmet Portuguese food and wine tour as you relish a simple meal at the Neo-Moorish Casa do Alentejo, a gorgeous 17th century palace. Taste cheese, sausage, bread, and other local products served with a glass of Alentejo wine while admiring one of the most captivating Lisbon interiors. Amble back to the starting point, where your tour ends.

Customer Reviews

Yvonne Q

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour! Guide had excellent English. We visited interesting little places where we were served food and drinks in generous amounts. Tour was a lot of fun.

brucemelville2

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was a great experience from start to finish. It gave us a really interesting historical perspective of Lisbon, the various neighborhood and the food and drink with each. Tiago was our guide. He did an amazing job adding all sorts of interesting stops along the way other than those formally included in the tour - shops, stores and coffee shops all with their own stories and histories. I would highly recommend this tour and want to thank Tiago for the passion, knowledge and great sense of humor that he shared with us. Well done, Tiago.

vestys2003

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent walking tour. Rebecca was a fun and knowledgable host and we enjoyed some great food, wine and port. Recommended!

n.ferreira8319

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

I really enjoyed this tour. The guide was very well spoken and seemed to really enjoy her job. The places were interesting and the food and drink was very very good. People on the tour were equally as friendly. I highly recommend this for people who like to indulge in alcoholic drink and great foods. Excellent!

Lyndsay R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Tiago and this food and wine tour were a highlight of our entire stay in Portugal. We were given a significant history behind each establishment we visited as well as each neighborhood we strolled through. My husband and I felt like this tour was an incredible deal for the price and we loved Tiago as a guide.

Jerry H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

very nicely done. Our guide was interesting and although I though eh this will only take a couple of hours...No we were still going strong at 8:30. Loved strolling through the barrio and people watching. This was so much fun... Our guides name was Marta.

Gail M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour--lots of wine and good food. Highly recommend as a food introduction to Lisbon

George J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A fun and flavor filled tour with a good balance of Lisbon history. Our guide Joana kept the group engaged and entertained during the tour. In addition to being a great tour guide we also discovered that our guide Joana was also quite the singer.

Laura F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I would highly recommend this tour- a great way to begin your trip to Lisbon. We did the tour on our first evening in Lisbon- a fantastic way to get your bearings, whilst sampling some local food and quite a few drinks too! Our guide Sofia was amazing- so kind and friendly as well as interesting and full of great tips and recommendations for the rest of the trip. Sofia led us to so many hidden gems that you would just walk by if you did not have the information from a local. We had a lovely small group of 6- it was very relaxed and fun and we all went for drinks afterwards. This tour is a must do and an excellent way to start your trip. 10/10

agonda1416

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Jorge was wonderful, knowledgable and personable. He was very entertaining.

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