On this tour, you experience two good examples of organic farming practices in Porto with lunch and picnic included.
What to Expect
Pick up from your hotel in Porto or from a central meeting point. Start with a guided tour in the garden and in the cultivated plant fields. The guide will give a perspective of the entire production process from seed to the final product and it will be possible to have sensorial experience, enabled by the herbs grown at the time. The aromas, colors, textures, sounds and flavors will be a constant presence throughout the tour and the visitor can touch, smell and even taste the herbs.
Then, participate in the works of the farm. At the moment of the visit, the works can go through harvesting, planting or propagating the plants. Afterwards, take a light lunch, using herbs produced in Cantinho das Aromáticas. After lunch, visit an urban vegetable-garden of the Psychiatric Hospital Conde Ferreira. Experience of planting at the seed-plot before breaking for a snack at the picnic Park. Afterwards, visit the Museum of the Psychiatric Hospital Conde Ferreira before you end your tour with a drop-off at your hotel in Porto.
- Tour guide
- Guided tour with tasting at the Cantinho das Aromáticas
- Entry to the Hospital Center
- Lunch and snack
Know Before You Go
• Bring comfortable clothes and shoes
• If the weather is hot wear a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
• If there is a rain forecast, wear waterproof clothes and shoes