Premium Wine and Gastronomic Mountain Tour in The Algarve

7 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

Indulge in a 6-hour private gastronomic tour from Portimão. Visit a winery to sample local wine and produce as well as a medronho distillery for arbutus brandy and arbutus honeyed brandy tastings. Have lunch or dinner at sunset in mountain top restaurant with panoramic views over Algarve, and indulge in a variety of the best Portuguese specialties.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Algarve Wine Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Quinta Do Frances Winery

Located north Portimão, already on Silves county. It's an exclusive wine farm production, the one located most north in the region ,right on the beginning of the Monchique Mountains. Owned by a portuguese-french couple that met at Bordeaux, where he was born and grew up surroundend by the influence of wine. They moved in the region at the beginning of the century to start this project from zero. In the slopes of Odelouca River Vlley, they planted their vineyard and built their small but well equiped winery, that also hosts a tasting room, barrels room and laboratory.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Alferce

On the road to Alferce, in the middle of the Monchique Mountains, we visit a traditional distillery of "Aguardente de Medronho". This schnapps/brandy it's a gem of the local mountains, a tradition with centuries, that is passing into generations and is still produced in the same totally crafted way.

Duration: 1 hour

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Lunch with some of the best specialities of the montain gastronomy and with panoramic views

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Foia

The highest point of South of Portugal and it's incredible 360º of panoramic views

Duration: 10 minutes
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