White Gold Alentejo Route

Ever thought of visiting a city of stone nearly a hundred meters into the earth? This itinerary is intended to know the impact that the White Gold had on this region's architecture, landscape, industry and tourism.

You will get to see and feel:

The day will begin with a challenging descent to a quarry excavated in the gallery. Following will be essential to visit the factory, a magical place where the marble comes in blocks of large tonnage and after going through a thorough process of transformation, reaches many different shapes and sizes. Undoubtedly one of the key moments of the day will be served at the table, where you will taste the best of the traditional and renowned gastronomy of Alentejo.

The best way to digest the fabulous regional cuisine that you are going to experience is to enjoy the product of the vast vineyards of Alentejo, whose wines take in the power of the landscape and the heat and can be counted amongst the most celebrated in Portugal.

Wine producers in Alentejo were really born when the Romans were in Portugal. It is from these times the creation of tools like the podão (a pruning knife) and the use of terracotta tanks to facilitate the fermentation of the must and to store wine. You will visit 2 wineries and feel the warm weight of all these traditions while sipping charming Alentejo nectars.

 

Safety notes
Visit the quarries and factories is not advisable for people with problems significant health problems, reduced ability to walk, and prone to allergies.

Children are welcome from the age of 14.

All visitors of White Gold Alentejo Route must be mandatorily equipped with a helmet and reflective vest provided by Rota. Its usage is mandatory throughout the path component in the quarry or factory.

Strict compliance with the directions of the White Gold Route is a mandatory condition for participation in the activity.

 

This itinerary includes:

Transportation on luxury Mercedes sedan or Minivan from and to the meeting point, Driver//History Heritage guide/Wine and Spirits Education Trust certified guide, Visits to wineries and wine and food tastings, Monument entrances, City Tours, Personal accident insurance, Taxes.

On the 2 days itineraries, the transfer from Lisbon to the airport is free of charge. On the 3 days itineraries, the transfer from the airport to Lisbon and from Lisbon to the airport is free of charge (applicable conditions for groups between 2 and 7 people and only for the transfers to and from the airport).

 

This itinerary DOESN’T include:

Private tours, Meals, and Other personal expenses.

Terms and Conditions

Many of The Best Portugal animation activities are conducted on open air. Thus, while always be mindful of weather conditions. We have to bear in mind that sometimes unpredictable weather phenomena do occur during a tour. In such cases The Best Portugal won´t be held responsible for that and those reasons will never be considered as reasonable for any refund.

Tours will leave according to times stated on itineraries and will not wait for “latecomers”. We accept no responsibility for passengers failing to be at designated pick up points at designated times, no refund is provided for passengers failing to meet our tour at designated times.

We reserve the right to alter any part of the itinerary due to the fact that they are subject to supplier availability at the time of booking. Should it be necessary to alter an itinerary, a supplier of equal value and quality shall be chosen. The client shall be notified in writing of any changes made to an itinerary.

We reserve the right to use alternate vehicles and operators.

Tour arrangements are intended for persons of reasonably good health and without physical disabilities which would create a hazard either for the passenger or other passengers. The Best Portugal, reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a tour participant should such person’s health or mental condition impede the operation of the tour.

Smoking is not permitted on our vehicles or inside winery buildings.

We accept no responsibility for lost or stolen property.

x 4 160€

x 6 150€

Price per person

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