Wine and Tiles

The name comes from Arabic and gained tradition in Portuguese lands. The tile has 500 years of national production and is unique as a decorative and architectural element. It lined churches, palaces and changed the urban landscape. A story to know, side by side, with the succulent wines of Setubal.

You will get to see and feel:

Much of the Setubal wine region area is flat and sandy, with the exception of the Serra da Arrábida, a short chain of mountains running along the south coast of the peninsula, where the soils are made of limestone or clay-limestone.

DOC Palmela is based on the late-ripening Castelão grape, which is more at home in the hot, sandy soils of Palmela than anywhere else in Portugal, ripening well to make wines of complexity and depth, elegance and balance, with good cherry fruit. On the whites, you will taste very fresh and vibrant wines with iodine notes, an ideal company for the terrific fish and seafood, abundant in the region.

Your adventure begins with a leisurely drive through the beautiful Setubal and Azeitão landscape. Then you will visit 2 traditional wine producers; here you will get to know and experience the famous Muscat from Setubal, and the Doc wines of the region,

Lunch on a typical Setubal or Sesimbra restaurant where you will realize why Portugal boasts the world´s finest fish. The secret? Traditional family recipes transferred through generations, an endless variety of specialties, and the raw willingness to experiment without barriers in the kitchen.

The tiles on Portuguese facades are ideal for a souvenir to your loved ones or to decorate your home so that you can always remember your stay in Portugal.

You can buy the colorful azulejos throughout the country, but here you can also paint them yourself! And that´s what you are going to try during the afternoon: paint your own tiles. During this very entertaining workshop, you will learn different techniques of ceramic tile painting.

Wines and art? Well, they seem to go hand in hand…

 

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 2 160€

x 4 150€

x 7 140€

Price per person

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