Lisbon´s Northern Region Wine Tasting Private Tour

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Lisbon´s Northern Region Wine Tasting Private Tour
Duration

Durations: 6 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 2+

Languages

Languages: English

Immerse yourself in the flavors of Lisbon’s northern wine region, through this private wine tasting tour.

From £ 76.14 per person

  1. Tour Overview

    Following a pick-up from your hotel or the cruise ship terminal in Lisbon, drive to Cheleiros. Therefore, leave the city behind, for a scenic landscape of grape vines and farm fields. Discover an old parish that dates back to the 14th century. Hear about some of the prehistoric communities and past civilizations that used to live in this village. Also, taste some of the regional wines, such as those produced by the small producer, ManzWines.

    In order to restore wine activity to the region, the ManzWines family use traditional Portuguese grape varieties. Such as the unique Jampal grapes, that produce a white wine thought to be extinct. Taste 6 wines from different regions, that range from Lisbon to the Douro and Península de Setúbal wine region. Furthermore, sample local olive oils and traditional bread along the way.

    Continue to the Quinta da Murta in Bucelas, to discover the “Prince of Portuguese Wine.” Savor the famous dry white wine produced from the Arinto grape. It was firstly introduced to the region by the Romans, over 2,000 years ago. For many centuries, it was the only white wine produced in Portugal. Taste 3 different wines from this region. Finally hear how the Portuguese sailors of Vasco de Gama’s flagship “São Gabriel”, enjoyed a great Bucelas wine following their return to Lisbon after discovering the trade routes to India.

    Take advantage of this private tour visiting historic sites. Stroll in the vineyards or just soaking up the country charm of Portugal’s rural towns. Finish the day with a relaxing return transfer to Lisbon.

  2. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Lisbon Wine Tasting
    Following a pick-up from your hotel or the cruise ship terminal in Lisbon, drive to Cheleiros, and leave the city behind for a scenic landscape of grape vines and farm fields.
    Manz Wines
    Discover an old parish that dates back to the 14th century. Hear about some of the prehistoric communities and past civilizations that used to live in this village. Then, taste some of the regional wines, such as those produced by the small producer, ManzWines. In order to restore wine activity to the region, the ManzWines family use traditional Portuguese grape varieties, such as the unique Jampal grapes that produce a white wine thought to be extinct. Taste 6 different wines from regions that range from Lisbon to the Douro and Península de Setúbal, and sample local olive oils and traditional bread along the way.
    Quinta da Murta
    Continue to the Quinta da Murta in Bucelas, to discover the “Prince of Portuguese Wine.” Savor the famous dry white wine produced from the Arinto grape, 1st introduced to the region by the Romans over 2,000 years ago. For many centuries, it was the only white wine produced in Portugal. Taste 3 different wines from this region as you hear how the Portuguese sailors of Vasco de Gama’s flagship “São Gabriel” enjoyed a great Bucelas wine following their return to Lisbon after discovering the trade routes to India. Take advantage of this private tour visiting historic sites, strolling the vineyards or just soaking up the country charm of Portugal’s rural towns. Finish the day with return transfer to your Lisbon hotel or port.
    Mafra
    Time permitting, you might pass by the small town of Mafra. To have a bite and see the biggest palace of Portugal, from the outside.

  3. What's Included

    Pickup and drop off at a hotel in Lisbon or the cruise port

    Private tour with professional guide (just your group and your guide)

    Transport by air-conditioned minivan or car

    9 Wines in total in the two cellars you will visit

    Taste traditional olive oil and local made bread

  4. What's Excluded

    • Lunch and any other items not mentioned in the description.

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

    A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

    Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a camera;

    At time of booking, hotel/Airbnb etc. clients must provide the following information at time of booking: hotel name and address;

    Not wheelchair accessible

    Not suitable for pets

    Infants must not sit on laps

    Not recommended for people with heart conditions

    At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, disembarkation time and re-boarding time;

    Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Guide. The meeting point will be at your hotel or accommodation,. Or your Guide will meet you at a convenient location close to your hotel or accommodation.

  6. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event
    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 6% if booking is cancelled 999 days or less before event