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  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve
  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve
  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve
  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve
  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve
  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve
  • Food & Wine Tour in Algarve

Food & Wine Tour in Algarve

Faro 2 people 8 days
2.870,00 €
Nº of people and language
1 Pack(s)
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Pack(s) 2.870,00 € / each
About the Activity
Algarve is the region of Portugal best known for its beaches, but have you tried the food? With this tour, you will enjoy the flavours of this region, and you also will be part of it, with cooking lessons.

With this tour, we combine the best places in Algarve with the food that represents this region. Travel along the flavours of fresh bread, gold olive oil, wine, the best seafood, aromatic herbs and fresh products from natural gardens. Enjoy the Mediterranean diet, Intangible Heritage Patrimony by UNESCO.

Start your tour in Tavira, a Moorish influenced town and wander around the "praças". Stop by a typical café and ask for a “Dom Rodrigo”, a delicious pastry from these lands. On this day, you will visit Quinta Monterosa to get to know more about the production of olive oil, this golden liquid that we appreciate so much in Portugal. Sleep in Fazenda Nova Country House, where you will experience the farm to table flavours as the chef goes every day to the local Olhão market.

Have the opportunity to do a boat tour in ria Formosa. Try a local restaurant with the best fish. Participate in the preparation of a traditional bread and a complete meal cooked, in a wood-burning, and how to do a "Cataplana" and an almond cake.

Discover Cacela Velha and "Praia da Fábrica", to enjoy a beach day.

These are some highlights of this experience, together with some of the best small hotels in the Algarve.

  • Self-drive tour, for two persons, through the Algarve;
  • 7 nights accommodation, with breakfast, for two persons, in double room;
  • Guided visit to Quinta Monterosa and its olive oil production, including an olive oil tasting and some tapas;
  • Cooking workshop for two (at Monte Álamo, where you can eat what you have cooked);
  • Cooking class on traditional bread, together with a typical meal for two (at Monte Álamo where it is possible to eat what you have cooked);
  • Boat trip on the ria Formosa (3h boat trip), to visit and enjoy 2 small islands (Armona Island and Culatra Island);
  • A booklet of your trip with tips for unforgettable memories and local experiences.
Region Algarve
Duration 8 days
Languages Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Nº of people 2 People
Meeting point Faro Airport
General Rating (2 Ratings)
This activity includes
Wine and gourmet tasting
Accommodation with breakfast
Airport Transfer
Private vehicle
Boat/Cruise trip
Outdoor Activities
This activity does not include
All meals and beverages not described in the experience
Additional hotel costs
Wi-Fi in the vehicle
Personal expenses
This tour is self-drive, so it is up to you to decide the dates of departure. We will be here to help!
The company providing the car rental service is Europcar. The car is a Seat Ibiza with air conditioning, or similar. 


Arrival to Faro’s airport. After you pick-up the car, drive to Fazenda Nova Country House.

Tavira, an ancient Moorish town that has retained its unique character and heritage.
Visit its streets, wander around the charming “praças” and stop by for a café and a "Dom Rodrigo" typical pastry.
In the afternoon, return to the countryside, to Fazenda Nova and discover its olive oil. You will be escorted through the olival, with an explanation of the history behind this farm house. In the end, you can taste the typical bread from Algarve with the fantastic olive oil produced in Fazenda Nova (bottle of Fazenda Nova Olive oil included).
In the end of the day, enjoy the sunset and taste the local flavours. All ingredients are seasonal and reflect the production of the vegetable garden and the orchard, as well as the trip to the Olhão market that is made daily by the chef.
Sleep in Fazenda Nova Country House.

After breakfast, head to Fuzeta for a 3-hour boat trip, in ria Formosa and, spend some time in Ilha da Armona (30 minutes) and Ilha da Culatra (30 minutes), have more understanding of the protected area of Ria Formosa Natural Park. In your return, try the local restaurant in Fuzeta, a typical fishermen village where you can eat the freshest fish.
In the afternoon head to the countryside again, this time to a different country house, Monte do Álamo. Enjoy the sunset surrounded by olive trees. Sleep in Monte do Álamo.

After breakfast, you will head to Tavira where you will visit the market and then head again to Monte Álamo to prepare a fish "Cataplana" (a traditional recipe from the Algarve). You will also participate in a class to learn how to prepare a dessert made of almond and carob.
You will be invited to share a relaxed meal, having the opportunity to taste the prepared dishes in a beautiful setting. The recipes used in these class are part of the rich and healthy Mediterranean diet, characteristic from the south of Portugal: Alentejo and Algarve. You will learn the recipe's step by step, and participate in all parts of the process, from the selection of the ingredients in the local market and the farm, to the final product and posterior tasting. Using local products, with an excellent quality and the presentation of the meal is also very important, as it will be explained during the class.
In the afternoon, you can enjoy the countryside. Sleep in Monte Álamo.

Today we invite you to discover Cacela Velha and "Praia da Fábrica". Sleep in Praia Verde Boutique Hotel.

You will visit Sal Marim, which produces “Flor de Sal”, artisan sea salt from Castro Marim, harvested by artisan methods dating back to Roman times.
After the guided visit, you will taste this unique salt, together with regional bread and olive oil. In the end, you will get a special gift - Salmarim Natural Blossoms of Sea Salt - Cork Box.
Sleep in Praia Verde Boutique Hotel.

After breakfast, we suggest you to discover Praia Verde. Explore its kilometres and kilometres of walk and wander. Sleep in Praia Verde Boutique Hotel.

After breakfast, take the car to the airport where it will be delivered, and we wish a safe trip back home!
Cancellation policy
The reservation will be accepted only with payment of 30% of total program amount. This reservation must be totally confirmed until 30 days before departure, with the remaining payment.
If a customer wishes to withdraw its activity, must do so in writing or by e-mail and will have to bear the costs of dropping out according to the following scale:
- 30 to 15 days before the tour start: 50% of the total amount;
- Less than 15 days of the tour start or no-show - 100% of the total amount;
- In addition, a fee for administrative costs of 5% of the program or a fixed minimum of €100 will apply.
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What people say about this experience (2 Ratings)
  • Rafael
    “Una experiencia unica” Mi esposa y yo queríamos visitar Algarve y fue lo más destacado de nuestro tiempo en Portugal. Estaba bien organizado, adaptado a nuestros deseos y simplemente impresionante de principio a fin. El hotel era hermoso, pequeño y acogedor. Siempre fue genial saludar a una cara amable y servicial al final del día. Rafael, 01 set 2020
  • Sienna
    “Great food experience” As someone who loves to cook and eat, I highly recommend this tour! I had no idea Algarve wines were so good also and everyone was really nice. Sienna, 13 ago 2020
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