Rural Alentejo

Rural Alentejo

€320 per person

Discover rural living and support local communities in Central Alentejo on this one day private tour. Visit a prestigious local winery and enjoy a specialised guided tour of the vineyards, the winery and a cellar wine tasting of wines. Discover a nearby historical village, known for…

Discover rural living and support local communities in Central Alentejo on this one day private tour. Visit a prestigious local winery and enjoy a specialised guided tour of the vineyards, the winery and a cellar wine tasting of wines. Discover a nearby historical village, known for its crafts and tapestries. Set in the beautiful Alentejo countryside is the historical village of Arraiolos. Known for its Portuguese craftsmanship, here you will see many handmade tapestry rugs and ceramics. Learn about the art of rug making and catch a glimpse of local craftswomen working by hand. Taste delicious regional food, at a traditional Portuguese ´tasca.´ Here you will find typical regional dishes usually run by a local family.Visit a family-owned olive grove with guided tour and olive oil tasting session. The  organic olive grove was originally planted by the owners grandfather. The olive used is of the Galega variety native from Portugal from olive trees aged between 70 and 2000 years old. Enjoy a guided tour and olive oil tasting. Perfect those who appreciate tranquility and nature. End the day at a local, family-owned cork factory. At this large, working cork factory you will enjoy a specialised guided tour. You will learn much about cork including how the cork is harvested from the tree trunk and expertly crafted into many items. There is also a great shop with a large variety of cork items should you wish to take home a memento. A compelling tour for those wishing to experience authentic, rural Portugal and support local businesses. Classic Portugal is a certified and licensed Turismo de Portugal agency with the Clean and Safe seal. Your health is our priority. We have set protocols in place in regards to Covid19 on private tour of Rural Alentejo including all guides vaccinated, private cars regularly sanitised and masks and hand gel available for customers. Be sure you check out the Classic Portugal blog. Rural Alentejo is just one of our wine tours in Alentejo. You may also be interested in Evora & Winery Visit and Monsaraz & Evora.

  • Departure
    We pick up from your accommodation in the Lisbon area
  • Departure Time
    Please be ready at 8.45am for a prom start at 09.00am
  • Return Time
    We return at approximately 17.00
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable and casual
  • Included
    Face masks and hand sanitiser for your use
    Hotel pick up and drop off
    Private transportation
    Tour in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese
  • Not Included
    Any meals
    Entry tickets
1
Pick up
We pick you up from your accommodation within the Lisbon area.
2
Local winery
A visit to this winery is much more than a visit to a winery, it's a journey through time and history. Here you will enjoy a specialised guided tour of the vineyards, the winery and a cellar wine tasting of wines.
3
Arraiolos
Set in the beautiful Alentejo countryside is the historical village of Arraiolos. Known for its Portuguese craftsmanship, here you will see many handmade tapestry rugs and ceramics. Learn about the art of rug making and catch a glimpse of local craftswomen working by hand.
4
Lunch at local, Portuguese tasca
A ´tasca´ is a small Portuguese eatery, normally run by a local family. Here you will find typical regional dishes and it´s way cheaper than eating in the city. You can eat big and drink even bigger in most tasca´s for less than €15.
5
Family-owned organic olive grove
Next you will head to a local, organic olive grove originally planted by the owners grandfather. The olive used is of the Galega variety native from Portugal from olive trees aged between 70 and 2000 years old. Enjoy a guided tour and olive oil tasting. Perfect those who appreciate tranquility and nature.
6
Family-owned cork factory
To end the day you will visit a large, working cork factory. Here you will enjoy a specialised guided tour. You will learn much about cork including how the cork is harvested from the tree trunk and expertly crafted into many items. There is also a great shop with a large variety of cork items should you wish to take home a memento.
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Drop off
We drop you off at your accommodation within the Lisbon area.