Portugal is Europe’s premier surfing destination. From the Algarve to the north of Porto you will find over 600kms of surfing beaches. On this tour you will experience the best of surfing around Cascais and the beaches to the north of Lisbon around Peniche and Ericeira. And you will take in some culture and history in Sintra and enjoy the sights of Lisbon. All in ten unforgettable days.
Nature Tourism is the focus of the Rota Vincentina a long distance path along the SW coast of Portugal. On this five day tour you will explore the Historical Way walking 80 kms through cork forests, valleys, mountains and typical towns and villages of the Alentejo. And at the end of each day you will be returned to the comfort of Herdade da Matinha where you will enjoy your dinner, good company, and the peace and beauty of the Alentejo night sky.
On this nine day tour you will explore the south western Alentejo coast of Portugal. Wild and untouched. A stark contrast to the Algarve only half an hour away. Mountains and valleys. Never ending beaches and surf. You will be personally guided through some of the most beautiful coastal walks in Europe. Seventy five kms over four days of walking. But with the chance to rest and relax. To dine and taste the wine. And to finish three nights at a wonderful new Design Hotel where you can pamper and spoil yourself.
On this tour of nine days you will explore Portugal’s magical Alentejo Coast on one of Europe’s great walking trails Rota Vincentina. And then you will venture to the mountain to the north of the Algarve for rest and wellness treatments at Vila Foia. And you will spend a day in the western part of the Algarve. And then you can make your mind up as to the coastline you prefer. And all the time being pampered by your accommodation hosts and guides.
From the beauty and pulse of Lisbon, to the stillness of the Alentejo sky, and to the magic of Sintra this eight day fully guided package offers you the full range of contrast from the majesty of Portugal’s past, the serenity of its agricultural lands and the cultural and social energy of Lisbon. You will experience a landscape of beauty, fine food and wine, and some wonderful accommodation.
Jose Saramago is a famous Portuguese writer. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Born in the north of the Alentejo his novel Raised From The Ground is inspired by the Alentejo. See what moved his soul. Savour the landscape and plains. The UNESCO city of Evora and it’s Roman ruins, Portugal’s Stonehenge, hill towns, and the wine and food of the region. Ten wonderful inspiring days.