Monsaraz is a medieval village conquered by the Moors in 1167. With its typical shady streets and whitewashed houses, the village is surrounded by walls and was named one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal, in the Aldeias Monumento category. It is rich in handicraft crafts such as basketwork, Alentejo blankets, pottery and works in cork, metal and wrought iron.Located in the heart of the Alentejo, Évora is called the "museum city". Its ramparts surround streets and buildings of a historical and cultural richness virtually unchanged over the centuries.
Enjoy a full day of wine tasting and sightseeing in Azeitão, considered one of the most important wine-producing regions in Portugal. Go to four of the best winery estates with an expert guide on a tour that includes tastings at the oldest producer in the region; a visit to the winery, palace and museum of Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal; and stops at two wineries in the Palmela region. You’ll also enjoy short stops in the Arrábida mountains and Setúbal before returning to Lisbon.
Taste southern Portugal’s best wines, and tour the region with a private guide. With this stress-free package, enjoy round-trip transportation to up to three wineries. Meet the winemakers, sample the blends, and tour the vineyards. Stop for lunch in a fishing village, and feast on the included meal at a family-owned restaurant.
In this 9-hour tour you will be driven south in comfort across the bridge through beautiful landscapes towards The Alentejo, Portugal’s largest region and maybe the wildest. A region lined by a rugged coast to the west and filled with farmland, cork oaks, vineyards, olive groves, and other crops and livestock.. You will explore Évora. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Évora is known as a “city-museum” filled with culturally significant landmarks and it is marked with a notable history. It is also the Alentejo’s regional capital and largest city. You will visit a wine producing estate where you will have lunch and a wine tasting. Then it is time - if within season and farmer available - to see how cork is extracted and produced before heading to another estate where one of Portugal most famous brand of olive oil is produced. Time for a tasting, of course, before heading back to Lisbon revitalized.
The region of Alentejo is known for its spectacular scenery, and award-winning vineyards. Take the hassle out of organizing car rental and let someone else do the driving instead on this stress-free day tour. After a hotel pickup, travel with ease to a historic winery for tastings and a tour, and then visit the historic city of Evora to see its walls and castle.
OverviewDiscover how locals shop and dine—and enjoy a wonderfully personal way to learn—when you sign up for this small-group market tour and cooking class. Meet your guide in the morning in Sétubal, and venture to the local seafood market, where you’ll pick up a number of freshly caught delicacies. Then, return to their home; with their hands-on guidance, learn how to make several traditional dishes. Finally, sit down to enjoy your authentic meal, and indulge in wine pairings, too.
This Tour will give us the opportunity to know a little of the south of Lisbon to discover the Arrábida Natural Park and to discover almost virgin places where nature lives next to man. We will depart from Lisbon heading south across the 25 de Abril Bridge and stopping at the Cristo Rei Sanctuary where you can observe the best view of the city of Lisbon. We will then depart to Arrábida Natural Park famous for its beaches, fishing villages and where we will visit 2 of the most famous wineries in Portugal famous for their wines especially Moscatel where you can taste the same, as well as taste the famous Sweet Azeitão Pie regional. . We will have the opportunity to visit a tile factory where they are produced using the same techniques as before and you can manufacture and paint your tile. Possibility to have lunch in one of the many beaches of the region and it is worth visiting this place be it summer or winter
Portugal Heritage Tours provides the possibility of accessing, discovering, perceiving, experiencing and living the landscapes, gastronomy, traditions, heritages and unexpected forms of Culture of the whole immense interior of Portugal and its people.
This tour of Evora has an abundance of Portuguese national monuments. Highlights include an impressive Roman temple, also known as Temple of Diana, and a majestic cathedral. In addition, you can visit the intriguing prehistoric stone park and the Bones Chapel. And indeed, among many other tourist attractionsBefore being enchanted by the details during the Évora tour, look at the city's architecture. A picturesque town lined with traditionally painted houses. See what has remained in time and the history they bring, most of all, explore. These tours in Evora are especially suitable for the curious. For those who really want to know Portugal and its culture, as genuine as Alentejo itself.
One of the most exclusive tours in Évora! While for others it takes weeks to have a guided visit to the Cartuxa winery, this private and exclusive tour will take you there just some hours after your reservation, combining the charm of the capital of Alentejo, Évora, with its famous delicacies: wine and olive oil. You can also visit the rich estate of Eugénio de Almeida Foundation and see the grapes that make some of the best wines in the world in this 6-hour self-driving experience on board of a 100% electric vehicle: the Renault Twizy!Adventure yourself on a 6-hour tour to Cartuxa Winery, have lunch at Enoteca and visit Monte dos Pinheiros where the grapes of Pera Manca are grown!Stay connected with our free wi-fi, create your unique wine tour and share your experience in real time with your friends and family, courtesy of our live camera technology.If you consider yourself a wine lover this is the experience you must have!
Portugal Heritage Tours takes you on a tour of the flavours and smells of Higher and Central Alentejo. Here we celebrate life with a good meal and fine wine. In order to show you the Portuguese way of life, we will present to you the best cuisine of Alentejo made by renown chefs. ...So rich in flavour and from what nature has to offer. All of this accompanied by selected wines.True experiences in gastronomy!For groups bigger than 8 persons, please contact us for a special price.
Sesimbra is a fishing village sheltered by a bay, along more than 40 km of Atlantic coast. With fine sandy beaches, fishing traditions are interspersed with tourist activities.Arrábida is synonymous with mountains, river, sea, renowned beaches and one of the most beautiful bays in the world. In the streets we see testimonies of the historical richness of a vast built heritage, palaces, museums, churches, fortifications and fountains. The mountain is protected by its diversity of fauna and flora and known for its wonderful beaches.Setúbal is an important port and commercial area where the main activity is fishing. The main avenue has a huge central garden and side streets full of local shops and typical restaurants with fresh fish, seafood and the traditional fried cuttlefish.Azeitão is known for its wine produced by Caves José Maria da Fonseca, one of the oldest in Portugal, producer of the famous wine "Periquita" and Moscatel de Setúbal.
Exploring Monte da Ravasqueira is a surprising experience from dawn to dusk. One of the Estate's cornerstones is the imposing winery, where the wines created by our inspired wine makers rest. Another equally important cornerstone is the private collection of harnesses and carriages from different periods and styles, which is also a way of honoring the art of breeding Lusitano horses, so deeply rooted in our culture.Monte da Ravasqueira wine tourism activities will arouse your curiosity about the hidden secrets of Alentejo's landscape, about new ways of enjoying our wines, sharing ancient stories and traditions.All the visits are guided by one of our wine specialist. As your host he will tell you the stories of some of the most important carriages that we hold. Following the museum, we invite you to go for a short walk in the vineyards towards the winery.In the winery you will show you the processes of wine making including the aging cellars with the oak barrels.
Montado is the most famous image of Alentejo, where you can see reflected the Mediterranean traits so predominant south of the Tagus River.In Montemor-o-Novo you will be part of a farm with organic production. They chose Agroecology as management ethics and the medieval Montado ecosystem as a way to approach and build the future.And as this is the Alentejo countryside, you cannot escape the chickpea stew cooked in clay pots on an open fire with organic products and wine from the estate. For dessert, you’ll have the traditional sericaia and fruit.
This experience is for foodies!Our experiences have been telling us that foodies are everywhere and able to get know some local and traditional spots by bicycle. Trafaria & Costa da Caparica are very famous because of its fish. Both are next to the sea and have that typical way of being enjoying the table and that´s why we created this activity. We will visit very local places to taste the most authentic tidbits next to the beach. Every single spot was choosen because of its food and stories related with our communities. As a community-based tourism initiative we will take you to small businesses, very local and familiar places to eat their specialties.
This full day private tour will begin with a visit to the UNESCO-listed city of Évora in 1986. Évora is considered a museum city with its roots dating back to Roman times. There are many examples of the remains of Roman civilization that remain intact throughout the city. The golden age was in the 16th century, when it was the residence of Portuguese kings.Afterwards, you will proceed to the medieval village of Monsaraz, protected by its walls is a small village, with its schist streets and whitewashed walls. With narrow streets and nooks and crannies, it has a breathtaking view of the Alentejo landscape and the Alqueva reservoir.Finally, this tour includes a visit to a winery in the region (Herdade do Esporão or Quinta da Cartuxa), where you will visit and know the entire process of wine production in this region of the Alentejo, and finally have a wine tasting.
Our experience will include:- Arrival to the farm and welcome by the producer- Visit to the winery and vineyard- Picnic in the vineyard- Showcooking with tidbits and Alentejo delicacies- Commented wine test with the oenologist
We will head towards Arraiolos through the Alentejo plains where you can see for miles Olive and Cork trees as well as Vineyards. We will reach Arraiolos, a land famous for its carpet production and with its Castle, of which there are very few in the world where we will stop. Next we will go to Monte da Ravasqueira, a wine-producing estate that also has one of the largest Carriage Museums in the world. Visit the wineries, vineyards and wine tasting one of the best in the region. At the end we will go to Évora where you can have lunch in one of the local and typical restaurants a food full of refinement and tradition. In the afternoon we will visit Évora, a true museum city, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1986. Its walls keep streets and buildings virtually unchanged over the centuries. Possibility to visit another winery in Évora. Please note that visits are subject to availability.
Come with us to visit the statue of Christ the King, enjoy the Arrabida National Park Mountain with one of the most beautiful view of Atlantic Ocean, feel the zapping of one of the best fish markets in the world that is in the city of Setúbal (top 10 of the best fish markets in the world), see how they are made and artistically paint the Portuguese Tiles Factory, explore the Bacalhoa Palace where our Queen Catarina de Bragança lived before marrying with King Charles II of England, enjoy the Winery and Wine Tasting. Includes Visit to Wine Cellar, Wine Tasting
"Setubal Undiscovered" intends to share with everyone the wonderful landscapes, places and experiences that the region of Setúbal encloses and that creates in each Setubalense a deep and unconditional love for their land.It is our intention to make sure that each of you carries with you a piece of that love, created not only for a vacation but for an unforgettable experience.