Delight your tastebuds on this enticing tour of Portuguese cuisine.
Taste 'pesticos' (Portuguese tapas) in Santiago de Compostela, capital of Spain's Galicia region and famous for marking the end of the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail. Discover the proud fish-mongering heritage of the port city of Vigo. Then step across the border to uncover the flavours of Portugal, featuring African, Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern influences thanks to centuries of invasion and trade. Sip your way around the Douro Valley, a stunning region responsible for introducing the world to port wine, and enjoy a home cooked dinner and a farm stay in the Alentejo region - fast gaining a reputation as a hotspot for Portuguese gastronomy. Finish up with glass of Ginjinha (wild cherry liqueur) in the charming city of Lisbon.
Cook up a Galician feast using Vigo's finest seafood
Sip world-class wines in the spectacular Douro Valley wine region
Discover why Alentejo is Portugal’s best kept foodie secret on a farmstay
Stand around with the Lisbon locals and enjoy a tipple of cherry liqueur
This trip aims to give you an exciting, diverse and well-rounded culinary experience. While we endeavour to cater for specific dietary requirements, some meals and food activities are set in advance and may be difficult to adjust. If you have dietary requirements, simply contact your agent at the time of booking for further information on how this may impact on your ability to take part in included activities and meals. Come with an open mind and open mouth, and you won’t be disappointed!
There are a few longer travel days (up to 4-5 hours), but these give a great chance to soak in the Portuguese scenery and get to know your fellow travellers a little better.
Summer temperatures in the areas visited can be very high (up to 40°C), which can be uncomfortable. It’s important to use sun protection, wear layers to combat the heat and drink plenty of water. Please consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability to that season.
As accommodation on this trip is twin-share, single travellers will share a room with another traveller of the same sex. If you’d prefer not to share, a single room supplement is available at an additional charge. Please ask your travel consultant for more details, and please note that in some hotels a single supplement exclusion applies where single rooms are not available.
A Single Supplement is available on this trip, please ask your booking agent for more information.
The price of the Single Supplement doesn't include the following nights where single rooms may not be available:
Days 5: Farmstay
Our Portugal Real Food Adventure, featuring Galicia trips score an average of 4.73 out of 5 based on 26 reviews in the last year.
The food tour of Portugal is a wonderful way to learn the culture , cuisine and regions of Portugal. I would recommend it to anyone who loves seafood, wine and good company.
Review submitted 18 Jun 2018
If possible, plan to allot one extra day for Santiago de Compostela, the capital of northwest Spain’s Galicia region, known as the culmination of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route.
Review submitted 13 Jun 2018