Portuguese countryside is a wealth of traditions and landscapes to discover.
From the history of Évora, going back to the Romans, to Cork processing, Medieval town of Monsaraz and Wine tasting this will be a full day through the rural Portugal exploring history, culture, while enjoying the natural beauty of the countryside.
What to Expect
A relaxed and fun journey, avoiding the massively crowded spots, exploring the beauty of the portuguese countryside.
A private guide just for you, at your pace, sharing all the knowledge and curiosities during a fun day. And some delicious experiences as well.
What to Bring
For your comfort and safety it is recomended that you bring:
Most Hotels and AirBnb have easy access by car. If not, we can set up a meeting point.
The cork industry in Portugal has a long history, dating back to the 18th century. The cork oak forests are primarily located in the Alentejo region, and it’s one of the most important economic activities in this region.
From the Roman Temple, passing by the Cathedral (Sé), Giraldo Square and ending at S. Francisco church we will walk through this UNESCO World heritage site where tradition, history and landmarks merge together.
The chapel is decorated with the bones and skulls of over 5,000 people, which were exhumed from cemeteries in the city in the 17th century. The bones were used to decorate the walls and pillars of the chapel as a reminder of the fragility of human life.
It’s time to get some energy back. Delicious options are available according to your preferences.
Monsaraz is a small medieval village known for its well-preserved castle, which dates back to the 13th century, and for its stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The village is situated on top of a hill overlooking the Alqueva Dam and the Guadiana River.
Portugal is an excellent wine country with several different regions, each one with its own specialties.
We will visit a local wine shop with a tasting of a selection of table wines.
Full of good memories, amazing pictures and having enjoyed our joy and sunshine, we will take you back to your accomodation.