Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour

Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour

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Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour is a wonderful journey through an emerging region of Portugal. This private tour is inclusive of 5 nights luxury accommodation, a professional chauffeur, superior vehicle and all experiences.   Overview Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour is a curated journey into rural Portugal….

Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour is a wonderful journey through an emerging region of Portugal. This private tour is inclusive of 5 nights luxury accommodation, a professional chauffeur, superior vehicle and all experiences.

 

Overview
Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour is a curated journey into rural Portugal. Travel around this beautifully rustic, authentic part of the country and enjoy the wonderful nature of fields of flowers and horizons dotted with cork trees. Learn of the regions history as you visit the Alentejo towns and cities including Evora, Estremoz and Vila Viçosa. Experience rural living and working traditions on private guided tours of a cork factory, olive oil grove and an artisans workshop. Taste both regional, authentic foods in small, family restaurants, plus Michelin fine dining. This trip is a beautiful luxury break in Alentejo which you will never forget. Perfect for wine lovers. Just one of our romantic getaways in Portugal and a perfect package for a luxury Portugal honeymoon.

 

Experiences to make your tour especially memorable
– 2 nights luxury accommodation with breakfast in Evora
– 1 night luxury accommodation with breakfast in Vila Viçosa

– 1 night luxury accommodation with breakfast at a luxury winery
Private chauffeur with superior vehicle
– Private guided tour of Evora, with certified tour guide
– Private guided tours and tastings at 3 Alentejo wineries
– Guided tour of Estremoz
– Guided tour of Vila Viçosa Palace
– Private visit to an artisans workshop
– Lunch at excellent Alentejo winery restaurant, with wine pairing
– Private guided tour of a Cork Factory by a family member
– Private guided tour and tasting of Olive Grove by a family member
– Reservations in local, regional restaurants and Michelin restaurants

 

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Do you wish to make some adjustments? Create a bespoke itinerary and refine this luxury tour to suit your taste. Contact our local travel designers to discuss personalising your trip with a bespoke tour itinerary. If you like Alentejo, 6 Day Luxury Tour, you may also like Porto & Douro, 6 Day Luxury Tour and Lisbon, 6 Day Luxury Tour.

6 days / 5 nights
  • Departure
    Your chauffeur will meet you at your hotel each morning
  • Departure Time
    Please be ready to leave at 09.00 AM
  • Return Time
    Your chauffeur will return you to your hotel after dinner each night
  • Dress Code
    Please wear whatever you feel comfortable in
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Entry tickets
    Experiences
    Hotel pick up and drop off
    Insurance & taxes
    Mercedes or similar superior vehicle
    Professional chauffeur
    Tour available in multiple languages
  • Not Included
    Meals
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Day 1, Travel to Evora: Arraiolos Village of Tapestry, Evora 5* Hotel
To begin this wonderful tour, your chauffeur will be waiting for you at your Lisbon hotel, or the airport. As you journey into Alentejo, your first destination will be the charming village of Arraiolos. Known for its tapestry, Arraiolos is a pleasant Alentejo town whose foundation dates back to the second century BC. Visit the Tapestry Museum, the wonderful tapestry shops (where you may catch a glimpse of the craftspeople working) and the unique, circular castle. You will then travel on into Evora, to a luxurious 5* hotel where you can enjoy time in the Spa or take a walk in the grounds. Enjoy an excellent dinner at the hotel.
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Day 2, Evora & Winery: Monuments & Private Wine Tasting & Tour
To begin your first day in wonderful Evora, your chauffeur will be waiting for you at your hotel. Evora is a museum-city with roots dating back to Roman times. You will visit Evora´s most important monuments, with a certified tour guide: Cathedral of Evora and Roman Temple of Diana. Enjoy lunch at Michelin restaurant, Origins, before heading to a nearby winery. Due to its large area, Alentejo has distinct microclimates and, consequently, distinct wines. For the afternoon, enjoy exploring the wine estate and tasting a wonderful selection of Alentejo wines. At the end of this magical day, your chauffeur will return you to your hotel. Dinner reservations can be made on your request and your chauffeur will be available for you in the evening.
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Day 3, Leave Evora: Cork Factory, Olive Oil Grove & Estremoz
To begin this exciting day, your chauffeur will be waiting for you at your hotel. Today you begin the journey to the beautiful town of Estremoz. Along the way you will stop at a family-run cork factory, where you will enjoy a private guided tour from the owner. A short drive away is a beautiful organic olive grove. Here you will enjoy a private tour by the owner, which includes viewing a 2,000 year old olive tree, followed by a tasting of the award-winning olive oil. Both these visits are very unique, intimate experiences you will remember for a lifetime. Lunch will be served in a traditional, Alentejo `tasca´ where you will be introduced to local dishes and delicacies. The afternoon will be spent enjoying a private guided tour of charming Estremoz. Wander this peaceful and pleasant town and visit the significant monuments, including the hilltop castle. At the end of this beautiful day you will check into a nearby 5* hotel, in stunning Vila Viçosa. Dinner reservations can be made for you and your chauffeur will be available to you.
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Day 4, Vila Viçosa: Guided Tour of Vila Viçosa Palace, Redondo & Monsaraz
To begin this wonderful day, your chauffeur will be waiting for you at your hotel. This morning you will visit the monumental Vila Viçosa Palace. Explore the decorative arts; sculptures, tapestries, ceramics and jewellery, with a Palace tour guide. Enjoy lunch a local Portuguese restaurant. For the afternoon you will head to the beautiful village of Redondo. Redondo is home to the distinctive Alentejo pottery. This local, hand-made pottery is well known all over the country. You will visit several pottery workshops, to see the potters at work. Then its on to Monsaraz: a charming, hilltop village with a fortified medieval castle. Wander the medieval streets, explore the castle and admire the stunning views. At the end of the day your chauffeur will take you to your next luxury accommodation, at a stunning Alentejo winery.
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Day 5, São Lourenço do Barrocal: Wine Tour & Tasting, Visit an Artisan
To begin this beautiful day, you will wake up in the middle of the Alentejo countryside. In the same family for over 200 years, this wine estate is surrounded by ancient holm oaks, olive groves and vineyards. You will enjoy a private, guided tour of the winery with a local historian. This will followed by a premium wine tasting and a sampling of local food products. Your chauffeur will then pick you up and take you off the estate, to a local restaurant for lunch. For the afternoon you visit a local Artisan in their workshop. Watch them at work before partaking in a workshop session, under their guidance. Dinner will be served back at the luxury winery's restaurant: a farm to table restaurant which brings to your plate the freshest organic produce and local delicacies. After dinner, relax at the winery hotel.
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Day 6, Private Wine Tour & Tasting & return to Lisbon
On this final day in beautiful Alentejo you will visit a classic, prestigious winery. In a private experience explore a unique and distinct museum and learn about the history of the winery. This will be followed by a walk in the vineyard, followed by a tasting of five premium wines. Enjoy one final Alentejo lunch at a nearby restaurant, before your chauffeur returns you to your Lisbon hotel or the airport. A wonderful end to a trip full of memories.
Payment -  A deposit of 1000€ is required when booking this luxury tour. For any bookings made within 30 days of the tour commencing, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. Cancellation - A 1000€ deposit is payable upfront. This is non-refundable. Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to trip commencing. Cancellations within 30 days of the tour commencing are non-refundable.