Portuguese countryside is a wealth of traditions and landscapes to discover.
Historical monuments, the true local feel with close contact with local artists and farm workers.
A full day through the rural Portugal around Mafra and Ericeira is a great way to explore the history and culture, as well as to enjoy 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 palace was built in the 18th century during the reign of King John V as a symbol of the power and wealth of the Portuguese monarchy. The palace is one of the most significant baroque buildings in Portugal and is a UNESCO World Heritage site..
The sculptor José Franco dedicated his whole life to the art of modelling clay. He built a perfect life-size village, with shops and houses displaying the typical architecture of the region and furnished on the inside, as well as a windmill, butcher’s shop, water-mill, blacksmith’s forge, threshing floor, tavern, carpenter’s workshop, etc.
Ericeira is a small coastal town known for its beautiful beaches and its vibrant surf culture.
The town is also known for its charming cobbled streets, white-washed houses, and traditional fishing village atmosphere. The town’s historic center is a maze of narrow streets and traditional houses, and it’s a great spot for those looking to wander around, explore and take in the local culture.
It’s time to get some energy back. Delicious options are available according to your preferences.
Portuguese windmills, are a traditional feature of the Portuguese landscape. They were commonly used in the past for various purposes such as grinding grain, pumping water, and sawing wood.
Nowadays, many of the windmills are no longer in use and have been preserved as cultural heritage. We will visit one of the last still working on its traditional way.
Portugal is an excellent wine country with several different regions, each one with its own specialties.
We will visit a local winery 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.