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Food & Wine: A Taste of Portugal with Zoomer Travel Club

11 days |  13 days with Lisbon extension
11 days |  13 days with Lisbon extension
Group size1428 travelers
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Sip and savor the flavors of Portugal.

Terraced vineyards nestled along the Douro River and in the Alentejo region make up Portugal's quaint wine country while lively markets define the bustling city blocks of Porto and Lisbon. On this tour, you’ll experience all sides of the country’s culinary culture as you explore Portugal from top to bottom. Learn about local traditions as you sip vinho at an 18th-century mansion in the Douro Valley and attend a cooking class in Lisbon to create some of the region’s famous dishes.

Your tour package includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 3 wine tastings
  • 1 cooking class
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Included highlights

  • Douro River cruise
  • Pinhão
  • Casa de Mateus
  • Chapel of Bones
  • Wine and olive oil tastings
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Day-by-day itinerary

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Overnight Flight1 night
Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Porto today.

Porto3 nights
Day 2: Arrival in Porto
Included meal: Welcome dinner

Welcome to Portugal! Settle in to your hotel in the heart of this 2,000-year-old, UNESCO-listed city. Then, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Porto
Included meal: Breakfast

Get to know Porto like a true tripeiro, Porto resident, as you follow your local guide.

  • Pass citywide icons such as Liberty Square, Carmelitas Church, and the Baroque-style Clérigos Tower
  • Stop for coffee and a sweet treat at a local cafe
  • Visit Porto’s central market where local merchants sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, and more
  • Wander along the medieval lanes of the Old-World Ribeira district
  • Take a scenic drive through the local neighborhoods and past the Douro riverfront

Enjoy a free afternoon in Porto or add an excursion.

Port Wine Cellar & Lunch

From $165 per person

Day 4: Free day in Porto
Included meal: Breakfast

Spend a free day in Porto or add an excursion.

Guimarães

From $119 per person

Douro Valley2 nights
Day 5: Pinhão & Douro Valley
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Pass the rolling hills and small villages as you make your way to the town of Pinhão.

  • Board a traditional rabelo, a flat-bottomed boat, and float along the Douro River
  • View the terraced vineyards of the Douro Valley
  • Enjoy free time to explore, shop, and eat lunch

Then, continue to drive through the Douro Valley. Sit down for an included dinner featuring local specialties this evening.

Day 6: Casa de Mateus & wine tasting
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Wine tasting

Spend the morning at Casa de Mateus.

  • Admire the architecture of the Baroque-style mansion, which is set against the beautiful backdrop of the Portuguese countryside
  • Tour the mansion and its gardens, which were designed by architect Nicolau Nasoni in the 18th century

Then, stop at a local restaurant to enjoy an included lunch featuring regional food and wine.

End the day by visiting a winery in the Douro Valley. You'll sample three wines that come from some of the most prestigious wine-producing areas in Portugal.

Alentejo2 nights
Day 7: Alentejo Region via Dão Region
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Wine tasting

Travel through the scenic landscapes of northern Portugal today.

  • Stop in the city of Lamego to see the stunning staircase that leads to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remédios and taste a traditional pastry
  • Continue on to tour a winery in the Dão region
  • Learn why Dão is one of Portugal’s most prominent wine regions and enjoy sampling some of the varietals during a tasting and lunch

After, continue on to the Alentejo region.

Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Évora, olive oil & wine tasting
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Wine tasting

Follow a local guide as you stroll through the streets of UNESCO-recognized Évora, one of Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited cities.

  • Take in the region’s whitewashed homes and intricate tilework
  • Pass the remains of the Roman temple and enter the Chapel of Bones

Join a local guide and visit a vineyard in the Alentejo region this afternoon.

  • Learn about the olive groves and olive oil production
  • Sample some of the olive oil that’s produced at the estate
  • Sit down for a light lunch and wine tasting led by a sommelier
  • Enjoy time to shop for wine and olive oil
Lisbon2 nights
Day 9: Lisbon via cork factory
Included meal: Breakfast

As you travel to Lisbon, stop to visit a cork factory to learn about how the material is created, harvested, and used to seal wine bottles. Then, continue on to Lisbon.

Enjoy a free evening in Lisbon or add an excursion.

An Evening in Portugal: Fado Show with Dinner

From $165 per person

Day 10: Sightseeing tour of Lisbon & cooking class
Included meals: Breakfast, Cooking class, Farewell dinner

Set off on a guided sightseeing tour of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city.

  • Admire views of the city from Eduardo VII Park and pass the Praça Marquês de Pombal as you travel along Avenida da Liberdade
  • Stop at the waterfront to discover the city’s maritime heritage at the Monument to the Discoveries and Tower of Belém
  • View the outside of the church at Jerónimos Monastery, built to honor voyagers
  • Try pastéis de nata, a famous Portuguese custard tart
  • Walk through the bustling Time Out Market

Try your hand at making traditional Portuguese cuisine at this evening’s cooking class. Then, enjoy the three-course meal you’ve prepared and toast to your trip during a farewell dinner.

Flight Home
Day 11: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay in Lisbon.

Extension to Lisbon
Why’s it so easy to fall in love with Lisbon? There’s the stunning seafront, incredible architecture, the captivating history—and we can't say enough about the food. Keep your adventure going and look to your expert Tour Director to make the most of your time in Portugal's capital.
Lisbon2 nights
Day 11: Free day in Lisbon
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in Lisbon or add an excursion.

Setúbal Region Wine Tasting & Lunch

From $165 per person

Day 12: Free day in Lisbon
Included meal: Breakfast

Spend a free day in Lisbon or add an excursion.

This evening, enjoy a farewell drink as you celebrate your trip with your fellow group members.

Sintra & the Portuguese Riviera

From $135 per person

Flight Home
Day 13: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Hotels, flights & FAQ

Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.

Hotels

We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
Vila Galé Douro
Vila Galé Douro

This contemporary hotel is located on the Douro River. Guests enjoy a spa, vineyard views, and free Wi-Fi. Nearby, you’ll find the Régua train station...

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M’Ar de Ar Muralhas
M’Ar de Ar Muralhas

This upscale hotel is located in the historic center of Évora. Guests enjoy a swimming pool, a restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. Nearby, you’ll find Giraldo...

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VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel and Spa
VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel and Spa

This modern hotel is located near the business center of Lisbon. Guests enjoy a wellness center, outdoor pool, and Wi-Fi. Nearby, you’ll find Avenida ...

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Vila Galé Porto Ribeira
Vila Galé Porto Ribeira

This boutique hotel is located in the Massarelos neighborhood. Guests enjoy a lounge, bar, and outdoor terrace. Nearby you’ll find the Douro River, Tr...

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Flights

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  • 24/7 support from our dedicated service team
  • Options for arriving early, staying longer, or requesting an upgrade
  • Flexible rebooking options if your tour itinerary changes
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