Portuguese wine tours are an amazing experience.
Portugal has a fantastic wine that is a great value for money, wonderful food, and friendly people.
See the 16th-century Jeronimo’s Monastery (UNESCO); the Monument to the Discoveries, honoring intrepid Portuguese explorers and their patrons; and the impressive Belem Tower (Tickets are not included). Visit an old patisserie that has managed to hold on to the secret recipe of Portugal’s finest pastry for over 100 years and enjoy a demonstration and tasting of the famous ‘pastel de Belem’.
Lunch and dinner are not included. Duration: 1 day. Overnight in Lisbon.
After lunch (free time), we travel to Jose Maria da Fonseca, one of Portugal’s largest and most prestigious wine companies. Established in 1834 and still owned by the same family, the winery is located in the charming village of Azeitão. Our visit begins with a guided tour of the mansion, including the early bottling technique and a display of antique equipment, followed by a visit to the wine cellars. Of course, a visit to Jose Maria da Fonseca would not be completed without a tasting so, at the end of the tour, we will have the chance to get to taste some of the wines that make this winery famous – Moscatel de Setubal!
At the end of the tour, arrive at the statue of Christ the King (Cristo-Rei), to see the view of Lisbon from a different angle. Returning to Lisbon, by the 25 April bridge enjoy the great view over the city. Lunch and dinner are not included. Duration: 1 day. Overnight in Lisbon.
Itinerary (3 hours, without a car): Torre dos Clérigos, Livraria Lello e Irmão (Tickets are not included), Avenida dos Aliados, Estação de S. Bento (train station), Ponte Luís I, Sé Catedral (optional: entrance in the museum), Bairro da Sé and Ribeira. On the afternoon a Port Wine tasting (Standard 2 great wines). Lunch and dinner are not included. Duration: 1/2 day. Overnight in Porto.
Hotel Trindade Porto or similar (4 stars – Porto);
Olissippo Marquês de Sá ou similar (4 stars – Lisboa).
Tel: +351 92 777 18 15
Tel: +351 253 687 220
Morada: Braga – Portugal
Alvará IMTT n.º: 115369