Avieiros Route On Tagus River Planes
Avieiros is the name given to the fishermen from the West Atlantic Coast, which decided to settled in the calm Tagus river banks to try their luck as river fishermen, as a way to survive the Winter times.
Enjoy a boat ride where you will get to know Avieiros Route in Tagus River, this people and what is being done to preserve and spread their culture. To complement this bucolic landscape, nothing better than visiting the wineries of the fertile lezíria plains.
Start your Adventure
Day begins with a visit to two of the best-known traditional wineries of the Tejo Wine Region. You will get to know and experience the full-bodied spicy reds from Ribatejo, mineral whites, and dazzling sparkling wines. These vineyards have predominantly Portuguese varieties such as the white Fernão Pires, or the reds with Trincadeira, Castelão or Touriga Nacional. Lately, some international varieties have been introduced and very interesting wines with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Petit Verdot are being produced.
For a delicious lunch, we will take you to a special regional restaurant, where you will be served the most delicious local gastronomy, properly paired with a great Ribatejo wine!
By the afternoon, we will follow the Avieiros Route On Tagus River, to learn about the fishermen from Vieira de Leiria beach, on the West Atlantic Coast, which in the XX century decided to move to the Tagus River banks, to try their luck as river fishermen. Avieiros route takes us from Valada do Ribatejo to Escaroupim villages, whilst you enjoy the beauty of an unknown Ribatejo, tales and traditions, the unique vegetation, the Lusitan horses and so many wildlife in its pure state!
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Join us on this tour and follow the Avieiros Route, while exploring the beauty and the flavours of Ribatejo!