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PRIVATE ALGARVE TIDBITS ROUTE

Algarve, Portugal
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6 to 8 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more
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At a Glance

6 to 8 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Description

Go off the beaten track and discover a side to the Algarve that is missed by most visitors on this guided tour. In a small group, travel around the countryside of central Algarve, exploring the region's heritage and sampling its traditional cuisine, finishing with a lunch accompanied by local wines.

Highlights

  • Small-group tour: Ensures a personal experience
  • Sample regional cuisine: Two-course lunch with wine is included
  • Get insights into local culture from your guide
  • See a side to the Algarve missed by most visitors

What To Expect

Summary

It's time travellers realised there's more to enjoy than the sun-soaked south coast. This mouth-watering tour will present some of the best mountain tidbits, great local wines, secret monuments, privileged... More
It's time travellers realised there's more to enjoy than the sun-soaked south coast. This mouth-watering tour will present some of the best mountain tidbits, great local wines, secret monuments, privileged points of view, ancestral desserts, history and traditions .Fill up your appetite, prepare your palate and discover the tastier tidbits (petiscos)... More
It's time travellers realised there's more to enjoy than the sun-soaked south coast. This mouth-watering tour will present some of the best mountain tidbits, great local wines, secret monuments, privileged points of view, ancestral desserts, history and traditions .Fill up your appetite, prepare your palate and discover the tastier tidbits (petiscos) of the Algarve.The famously known orange kingdom, was first known as the almond kingdom, when a nordic princess married a Moor king. Come and unveil this and other legends of the ancient former capital of the Algarve.Discover the river that feed the land and the people since ages in Silves (Shelb) . Taste the famous oranges and the lendary almond flavours in different ways. Explore the traditions, the architecture and the inventions of the Islamic civilization that survived to our days. Get the panoramic view of the city and the river from the red castle. And find the best ingredients and dishes of our millenarian recognized diet. Come with us and fill yourself of good memories.

Home made smoked ham, goat cheese with jams and nuts and wines of the region are just a few examples of the tastings we will provide you in this food tour. Already mouth-watering? Then, add also the wild boar , the chorizo on fire , and others plus various traditional desserts! It is impossible to resist so many delicatessen. To make your experience even more rich and memorable, we will show you several monuments as we stroll along the mountains heading to Monchique . In addition to other places, we will visit the “old alambique” where is still produced the infamous Medronho” (firewater) : After sampling it you are able to taste the young lavandula honey. Already in Monchique we will discover the world known local scissors chair producer, the most amazing piece of handicraft, after a unexpected visit to the local butcher where you will taste a secret speciality. Time to go up to the 903 metters where a gorgeous and generous lunch will be served supported by superior quality white and red wines from the region. After all this you are named a lifetime gourmet traveller. Your driver is always around and waits for you for total  comfort and safety.

What's Included

Food tasting
Snacks
Lunch
Driver/guide
Live commentary on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure & Return

Departure Point

All hotels and similars in all areas from Vilamoura til Armação de Pera

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Infant meals not included
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Infant meals not included
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Seats are assigned by the theater box office and will not be known in advance of the performance date
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 52067P19