Portuguese Food & Wine

Lisbon | Porto | Central Portugal | Alentejo (11 Days)

Take an epic journey of Portugal’s food and wine traditions, from the colorful hubbub of city markets to the peaceful roll of vine-covered hills. Visit pastry shops, wine cellars, cozy local eateries and family-run wineries, at the same time as you discover historical and cultural treasures.

  • Eat and drink your way through Portugal with tastings and meals in each region
  • Meet Lisbon’s most famous custard pastry
  • Learn about the traditional neighborhoods and music of Lisbon
  • See the fantastic castles and abundant gardens of Sintra
  • Enjoy a sunset sail to view beautiful Lisbon from a new perspective
  • Step into a storybook in the charming walled village of Óbidos
  • Visit the typical fishing village of Nazaré
  • Make a stop in the charming canal town of Aveiro
  • View the colorful cityscape of Porto aboard a typical river cruise
  • Try the unique and iconic sandwich of Porto
  • Be in awe of the beautiful Douro Valley vineyards and excellent wines
  • Go off-the-beaten-path in the delightful towns of the Alto Minho region
  • Taste local vinho verde sparkling wines
  • Tour the attractive university city of Coimbra and its world-famous library
  • Visit the Convent of Christ, headquarters of the Knights Templar
  • Discover the numerous treasures of the Alentejo region
  • Admire the Roman ruins and pretty buildings in the town of Évora
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Brief Itinerary
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Lisbon and tour of the Belem district (Pastel de Belem tasting). Lisbon
Day 2 Guided orientation tour of Lisbon’s neighborhoods. Traditional dinner with live Fado music. Lisbon
Day 3 Day trip to Sintra, the Colares wine region, Cascais and the Lisbon coast. Evening sunset sail on the River Tagus. Lisbon
Day 4 Visit Lourinhã (Aguardente brandy tasting), Óbidos (Ginjinha cherry liqueur tasting), Nazaré (seafood lunch), and Aveiro (famous local pastry and canal boat ride) en route to your hotel in Porto. Porto
Day 5 Guided tour of Porto, including a Douro River cruise, port wine tasting, and iconic local lunch. Porto
Day 6 Day trip to the Douro Valley, including winery visit and lunch. Porto
Day 7 Day trip to the northern Minho Region, including historic villages, vineyards and a winery lunch. Porto
Day 8 Visit the city of Coimbra, enjoy a typical lunch and wine tasting, and visit the Convent of Christ and historic Tomar en route to your nearby hotel. Tomar
Day 9 Visit the striking historic towns of the Alentejo region, including a typical lunch, en route to your hotel in Évora. Évora
Day 10 Guided tour of historic Évora, a local winery, and medieval Monsaraz, including lunch, en route to your hotel in Lisbon. Lisbon
Day 11 Private transfer to the airport for departure.  

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