CULTURAL  AND GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCES

Gastronomic & Cultural Tour From 79 € / per person

Silves, Lagos, Loulé, Faro or Olhão

Immerse yourself in a 5-hour tour dedicated to the gastronomy and history of the place. Explore the cities with a local guided that will present you the history and cultural aspects of the place. Visit local shops and restaurants and taste the best delicacies. All tours include food and drinks tasting. This is definitely the best way to get immerse in local culture and experience the best of each Algarvian city.  

Available all year. 

Solar Boat Tour - Tavira and it's fishing villages 40 € / per person

Tavira

Come on board to a solar boat to discover more about Tavira, known as Algarve’s Venice. Your guide will introduce you to the history, culture and tradition of this city. The tour takes you through Ria Formosa Natural Park channels to the coastal villages of Santa Luzia and Cabanas, and with a special stop at Arraial Ferreira Neto (a fisherman town now transformed into a hotel).

Available all year.

Mediterranean Flavours Tour 50 € / per person

Olhão

On this tour, you will learn more about the production of different ingredients from the Mediterranean diet. The first stop will be at an oil olive groove. This visit includes an olive oil tasting. Next, you will visit Olhão markets. This is one of the most beautiful and traditional markets in the Algarve. Here you can see, feel and smell local products, including fish, fruit, vegetables and cheese. At least, a visit to the traditional salt fields. Learn more about this activity and, if you visit between May and October, you may observe men collecting the salt in the traditional way.

Available all year. / From Tuesday to Friday.

Wine Immersion 115 € / per person

Lagoa and Silves

This is a great tour for wine enthusiasts or just for curious ones. During this tour, you will visit two wine estates, one in Lagoa and another in Portimão. You will be able to taste 6 wines ( 3 at each vineyard), learn more about the process of winemaking and have lunch in a typical restaurant in the Monchique Mountains. These mountains are the highest in the south of Portugal and they have stunning views of the surroundings.

Available from April to October. / From Monday to Friday.

Cataplana Workshop 89 € / per person

Faro

Learn how to make a Algarvian’s Cataplana and at the end get delighted by this delicacy and keep the recipe to make at home or teach your friends. The activity starts with a trip to Faro’s market to buy some ingredients. Then you will make your way to a local restaurant, where a professional chef will help you cook this traditional dish. Finally, enjoy a full meal with a selection of regional appetizers, the Cataplana prepared during the lesson, board of regional sweet roulades and sliced fruit and drinks.

Available all year. 

Visit to a Cork Factory 22 € / per person

São Brás de Alportel

This experience will take you to a cork factory and a cork plantation. Portugal has the biggest cork production in the world! During this visit, you will have an insight into all the processes of making cork and discovering different ways of using the cork. 

 

Available all year.

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  • Birdwatching Day Tour
  • Cycling Rural Algarve
  • Dolphin Watching
  • SUP at Benagil Grotto
  • Boat Tour Ria Formosa
  • Bike Tour Ria Formosa
  • Guided Nature Walk
  • Rural Algarve - Full day Activity
  • Stories recorded in rocks and landscapes
  • Gastronomic & Cultural Tour
  • Solar Boat Tour - Tavira
  • Mediterranean Flavours Tour
  • Wine Immersion
  • Cataplana Workshop
  • Visit to a Cork Factory
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