Lagoa: Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting
- Small group
- Duration: 1 hour
Your experience begins as you are welcomed to Morgado do Quintão for a walk around the estate to observe the vineyards. This will also include a brief introduction to the local grape varieties. Following that, enjoy a tour of the grounds throughout a wine-tasting experience that explores the history of the estate, as well as the terroir-driven wines. You will also learn of the estate's plans for the future as they continue to create Algarve’s landmark wines. Your guides will also tell you all about Algarve’s local grape varieties as you enjoy a tasting 3-4 of their wines. As you sample the wines you can learn about how they're made, as well as how to best pair them with food.
Located between Silves, Monchique, and Lagoa, take your seat at on the estate of a family-owned property with some of the oldest vineyards in the Algarve. Join in a tasting experience that explores the history of the estate, its unique terroir, and its exciting wines while you savor a simple, hearty Algarvian farmers' table lunch. Gather under a 2,000 year-old tree overlooking old negra mole vines, inside a vintage olive press, or inside the main house and share a simple but tasty multi-course menu paired with 3-4 wines. After the casual lunch, delight in fascinating stories of Algarve’s landmark vineyard estate over coffee or as you stroll the property in the presence of the resident vineyard manager.
Much of the charm of Algarve, Portugal, resides in its ability to provide top-class tourist facilities while retaining its own identity that’s easily visible in the traditional villages and activities of the area. Explore the region’s villages with a guide and stop at a pottery shop and winery. Visit Porches Pottery, home of original ceramic art. Learn how many of the traditional methods of pottery production are still used here today. See artisans making and painting pottery by hand. Then, visit the fishing village of Benagil that’s perched above the Atlantic. See the village’s tiny but picturesque beach and hear uninterrupted sounds of the Atlantic. Heading towards the resort of Carvoeiro, stop at Algar Seco where you can see mesmerizing caves and grottoes carved from the coastline over the centuries. Later, take a stroll through the village of Ferragudo along the cobbled streets a...
After pickup from your accommodation, board a classic Volkswagen T2 for a 4-hour flavor tour and get ready to see and taste the Algarve in a unique way. Punctuated with fascinating history and local knowledge, you’ll begin to discover the rich palates of Portugal’s southern coast. You'll begin with a stop at the Convent'Bio. This space belonged to the Carmelitas Calçados d 'Alagoa Convent and was founded in 1551 under the influence of Queen D. Catarina. The space was abandoned before being recently recovered and transformed into a local store, café, and biological market. Whilst there you can drink orange juice or tea and try a slice of cake or pie. Following that, visit the picturesque Market of Silves to discover and taste some new Algarve products. You'll then proceed to Quinta do Francês to admire its unique views, before encountering one of the most famous wine producers of the A...
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or accommodation, and then travel off-road on a Jeep tour into the magnificent mountains of the Algarve. Pass typical villages far from the tourist resorts and taste regional produce, such as organic marmalades and the local medronho firewater. Learn about the fauna and flora and get the chance to buy food and beverages to enjoy during lunch. Head to a spectacular winery, where beer is also produced, and take a tour of the estate before a wine tasting with snacks. Appreciate the beautiful surroundings as you sample the produce. Then, take a boat cruise along the coast and look inside the spectacular rock formations of Benagil Sea Cave. Jump in for a swim, weather permitting, and look for dolphins in their natural environment.
Get a taste for the Algarve’s wine culture and history on this 6-hour wine tasting tour. Get picked up and dropped off at your location of choice in Albufeira and enjoy a tour with an English-speaking guide. First, take a guided tour around a countryside vineyard. Learn about wine production and hear stories about the place and its people. At the end of the tour, find the wine tasting room to experience the richness of up to 3 samples of wine. Next, continue your tour to the famous Algar Seco in Carvoeiro, known for its spectacular sunset views and picturesque evening appearance. As the sun kisses the ocean, enjoy some free time to explore this beautiful place. Finally, experience some more Portuguese culture by having dinner at a typical Portuguese restaurant. Savor the famous piri piri chicken alongside some more delicious wine before making your way back to your original pickup poi...
See the Algarve from a unique perspective as you travel around the wine-growing region in a Volkswagen T2 van. Your trip will be punctuated with a lot of history and local knowledge while you explore the beauty of the region. After getting picked up from your accommodation, board the charismatic Volkswagen T2 for a 2-hour wine tour. On a private tour with just your group or as part of a public tour open to others, visit a local winery (Quinta do Francês Winery, Monte do Além or Dos Santos). Upon arrival, be welcomed with a guided visit of the winery and the cellar, while you learn about its unique wines and how they are produced in the Demarcated Region of the Algarve. Later, enjoy a tasting of 4 delicious red, white, and rosé wines and feel free to purchase some extra bottles as souvenirs. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of your tasting.
This foodie tour through Portimão allows visitors an excellent opportunity to taste the varied cuisine of the city, as well as traditional Algarve and Portuguese dishes. Choose between a private or group tour, and one including a meeting point or hotel pickup and drop-off in a classic Volkswagen T2. The tour will begin with a walk through the historical center of Portimão, where you can admire the architecture of its palatial buildings, as well as that of the more commonplace street commerce area and its squares, monuments, and gardens. Along the way, you will stop at 4 restaurants and taverns which are famous among locals. Taste 9 different tapas accompanied by tasty Portuguese wine. To conclude the experience, visit an artisan confectionery to taste a famous regional sweet. Choose to end the tour with a coffee or tea and try a local brandy. It is around food and drinks that people m...
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We booked as a family of 4 on this day trip and enjoyed every min, Neesha was a fantastic guide and host and our day was jammed packed from 8.15 pick up until 17.15 drop off, the jeep ride was exhilarating and the boat trip beautiful with a great stop at a lovely vin yard for some delicious Portuguese wine and beer and the mountains for a taste of honey and authentic fire water, would def recommend.
A beautiful setting. Very friendly. Highly recommended