ALENTEJO - THE BEAUTY OF THE GOLDEN PLAINS

On our Alentejo Experience you will stay for 4 nights in 4 star Hotels and includes all that is listed in the itinerary


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ALENTEJO – THE BEAUTY OF THE GOLDEN PLAINS

On our Alentejo Experience you will stay for 4 nights in 4 star Hotels and includes all that is listed in the itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival to Évora

We can arrange transfers to Hotel at a supplement if required

Rest of the day for relaxing.

In the evening you have a 2 and a half hour cooking class workshop including dinner

 

Day 2 – Évora, an open-air museum

A walking tour of this sunny city – be amazed by the surrounding

monuments, and the peaceful squares, the cathedral, the Temple of Diana,

the magnificent palaces built by kings, the Gothic and Renaissance churches

(like the Chapel of Bones), the city’s premier meeting place.

All the symbolic places of the city carry the passage of time. Discover this paradise full of history, impressive monuments, and many other treasures for you to find!

In the afternoon, discover the traditional tapestry of this region and its

beautiful village, Arraiolos. Discover the secrets that

make these rugs authentic works of art.

Accommodation in selected hotel in Alter do Chão.

 

Day 3 – A travel to medieval times

In the morning you will be visiting a horse farm. A magnificent and historic

farm from the 18th century with a lot of tradition in the world of creating

horses where you can touch, feel, and observe the lovely horses that have inhabited

this place for more than 260 years. You will learn about the Lusitano

Horse – an autochthonous species. This farm also has a falconry that you are

invited to visit.

Afterwards, you’ll have an exclusive guide visit to Vila Viçosa. Be impressed by

its historical heritage and its profound connection to the history of Portugal

deeply linked to Portuguese royalty. Be enchanted by the grandeur of the

Ducal Palace built essentially in marble, the beautiful and diverse churches

that exist in the town, and the castle.

At night, stargazing in the certified Dark Sky of Alqueva. Discover the skies of this unique region with a huge natural and cultural heritage, accompanied by an astronomy expert.

Accommodation in selected hotel in Reguengos de Monsaraz.

 

Day 4 – Alentejo’s Flavors

In the morning, make an unforgettable visit to the beautiful Charming Village

of Monsaraz. This graceful medieval village retains its former magic like few

places in the world. Travel back in time while enjoying this

impressive historical village and its amazing landscape.

After that, visit an Alentejo wine production farm and have a delicious picnic

for lunch with local gastronomic specialties accompanied by wines from the

farm.

During the afternoon, you can blend your own wine – you keep the bottle you have blended! A true experience for your senses, after learning about the different grapes’ varieties.

A day to discover the Alentejo’s best-kept treasures, the typical, regional

products, and wine tasting – delightful

 

Day 5 – Return

We can arrange transfers to Lisbon Airport at a supplement if required

Price from £1109 per person

 

Included:

 

  • 4 nights accommodation in a double room with breakfast included in: Évora (Évora Olive Hotel 4* or similar), Renguegos de Monsaraz (Horta da Coutada or similar) and Alter do Chão (Vila Galé Collection Alter Real 4* or similar);
  • Everything listed in the itinerary

 

 

Flights to Lisbon are not included

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