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Discover the culture, gastronomy, and wine of the Alentejo region. Considered "the best wine region in the world to visit" according to the publication USA Today, and the "New Tuscany" by the New York Times and Traveller Australia.
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This is a luxury tour designed for wine and food lovers. You will discover one of the most charming wine venues in the Alentejo region, beautifully located in a unique natural setting, where you will learn all about wine and create your own wine. At the restaurant, embark on a gastronomic journey of proper wine and food pairing that will surprise you with layers and layers of ravishing flavors. Visit one of the oldest wineries in the region, get to know about their production on an exclusive guided tour, and delight yourself with an elegant glass of wine, beautifully paired with regional delicacies. Last but not least, you will discover Évora's well-preserved historic center which is one of the richest monuments in Portugal, worth the epithet of City-Museum.
Come discover and taste the best of Alentejo.
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Alentejo is Europe's best-kept secret. Homeland of great comfort food and bold wines. Just one hour's drive from busy Lisbon you'll find gold plains and relaxing stillness. Add a glass of wine for pure perfection.
Pick-up and Drop-off in Lisbon
English-speaking Chauffeur in a Vehicle of superior range Mercedes for the entire duration of the Tour
2 Private guided visits at 2 renowned Winery in the Alentejo
1 Winemaker experience
1 Lunch with pre-set Premium menu and drinks
1 Drive Tour in Evora's historic city center
All the insurances required by Turismo de Portugal
Day 1 Welcome to Alentejo, a flat golden land where the most emblematic Portuguese wines are grown.
Wine Tourism in Portugal invites you to discover the amazing Alentejo.
Pick-up at your Hotel in Lisbon, by an English-speaking Chauffeur in a deluxe vehicle Mercedes.
Departing from Lisbon towards the Alentejo region, at about 1 hour from the city of Lisbon you will find paradise, L’AND Vineyards Wine Luxury Resort.
You will visit L’and Vineyards Cellar. The culture of wine and vineyards is one of the essential features of the L'AND identity. This original project has elected the wine as the anchor of its inspiration and offers a unique rural experience that allows all owners to become wine producers with customized bottles, with the support of the team of the prestigious oenologist Paulo Laureano that closely follows the growth of the grape and vine until harvest time. The L'AND cellar is equipped with all modern oenological technology requirements aimed to ensure high standard wine quality and is the place chosen for its production. You will create your own wine. The creation of a wine is a moment of inspiration and engaging sensations, in this tasting is given the fundamental knowledge and experience to create a wine according to the taste of each participant. With L’AND wines, in a pleasant moment, the taster will be a winemaker and will do his own signature wine.
Lunch will be served at L'and Vineyards Restaurant. Embark on a gastronomic journey that combines Mediterranean and Alentejo cuisine with oriental influences. Seeks to affirm the new Portuguese gastronomic culture, reflecting the history and culture of Portugal and integrating the experiences and ingredients that came from the discoveries in the East. The awarded cuisine creates menus inspired by the natural environment that surrounds the L'and Vineyards, presenting dishes with influences from Alentejo in a contemporary interpretation, taking visitors on a gastronomic journey. The restaurant offers a menu where the basic ideas are travels and the meeting of cultures and flavors, combining Mediterranean and Alentejo cuisine with contemporary and oriental influences.
After lunch, discover Cartuxa Cellar. Located in the former refectory of the Jesuit retirement home, they taught at the University of Évora in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. With his expulsion in 1759, by order of the Marquis of Pombal, the property became part of the state, starting a few years later, in 1776, working as an important mill of wine absorbed the wine production in the region. Acquired in the nineteenth century by Eugénio de Almeida family, the Cartuxa Cellar has undergone several renovations and expansions over time, preserving the richness of its architectural and historical memory. The logo identifies wines such as Vinea, EA, Foral de Évora, Cartuxa, Scala Coeli and the legendary Pêra-Manca, as well as the olive oils Álamos, EA and Cartuxa Gourmet. You will enjoy a visit to the cellar and 5 wines tasting, selected by the customer, of the full range of Eugénio de Almeida Foundation (except Pera Manca Tinto) accompanied by sausage, cheese, jam region, and others delicacies.
Before returning to Lisbon, you will have a cultural short break in Évora – World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a drive tour of the city well-preserved historic center that is one of the richest monuments in Portugal, worth the epithet of City-Museum. The Roman Temple of Évora, one of the most important Roman monuments in Portugal. It is located at the highest point of the city and was part of the Roman forum. It is thought to have been created around the 1st century to honor Emperor Augustus but later came to be known as the Temple of Diana. The Cathedral built between the 13th and 14th centuries in Gothic style, it is one of the most significant medieval cathedrals in the country, with a plan inspired by the Romanesque Lisbon Cathedral. In the 14th century a cloister was built and the statues of the apostles of the main portal, the masterpiece of Portuguese medieval sculpture, were carved. In the 18th century, the chancel was rebuilt in an exuberant Baroque style. The Church of San Francisco it was reconstructed from the reign of D. João II and finished in the time of D. Manuel. Its architecture and decoration mix the Gothic, Mudejar and Manueline styles. Chapel of the Bones located in the Church of San Francisco was built in the eighteenth century and is entirely lined with human bones. It is known by the famous phrase written at the entrance “We bones that here are, for yours await”.
Drop off at your Hotel in Lisbon.
End of the Tour.