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Our most recommended Portimão Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Lagoa: Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

1. Lagoa: Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

Your experience begins as you are welcomed to Morgado do Quintão for a walk around the estate to observe the vineyards. This will also include a brief introduction to the local grape varieties. Following that, enjoy a tour of the grounds throughout a wine-tasting experience that explores the history of the estate, as well as the terroir-driven wines. You will also learn of the estate's plans for the future as they continue to create Algarve’s landmark wines. Your guides will also tell you all about Algarve’s local grape varieties as you enjoy a tasting 3-4 of their wines. As you sample the wines you can learn about how they're made, as well as how to best pair them with food.

Lagoa: Morgado do Quintão Estate Lunch and Wine Tasting

2. Lagoa: Morgado do Quintão Estate Lunch and Wine Tasting

Located between Silves, Monchique, and Lagoa, take your seat at on the estate of a family-owned property with some of the oldest vineyards in the Algarve. Join in a tasting experience that explores the history of the estate, its unique terroir, and its exciting wines while you savor a simple, hearty Algarvian farmers' table lunch.  Gather under a 2,000 year-old tree overlooking old negra mole vines, inside a vintage olive press, or inside the main house and share a simple but tasty multi-course menu paired with 3-4 wines.  After the casual lunch, delight in fascinating stories of Algarve’s landmark vineyard estate over coffee or as you stroll the property in the presence of the resident vineyard manager.

Portimão: Algarve Wine Tour in a VW T2 Van

3. Portimão: Algarve Wine Tour in a VW T2 Van

See the Algarve from a unique perspective as you travel around the wine-growing region in a Volkswagen T2 van. Your trip will be punctuated with a lot of history and local knowledge while you explore the beauty of the region.   After getting picked up from your accommodation, board the charismatic Volkswagen T2 for a 2-hour wine tour. On a private tour with just your group or as part of a public tour open to others, visit a local winery (Quinta do Francês Winery, Monte do Além or Dos Santos). Upon arrival, be welcomed with a guided visit of the winery and the cellar, while you learn about its unique wines and how they are produced in the Demarcated Region of the Algarve. Later, enjoy a tasting of 4 delicious red, white, and rosé wines and feel free to purchase some extra bottles as souvenirs. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of your tasting.

Portimão/Carvoeiro: Volkswagen T2 Algarve Flavors Tour

4. Portimão/Carvoeiro: Volkswagen T2 Algarve Flavors Tour

After pickup from your accommodation, board a classic Volkswagen T2 for a 4-hour flavor tour and get ready to see and taste the Algarve in a unique way. Punctuated with fascinating history and local knowledge, discover the rich palates of Portugal’s southern coast, complete with a road trip playlist. Start with a stop at the Convent'Bio. This space belonged to the Carmelitas Calçados d 'Alagoa Convent and was founded in 1551 under the influence of Queen D. Catarina. The space was abandoned before being recently recovered and transformed into a local store, café, and biological market. Whilst there, drink orange juice or tea. Following that, visit the picturesque Market of Silves to discover and taste some new Algarve products. Then, have a nice picnic with local products. After, proceed to Quinta do Francês to admire its unique views, before encountering one of the most famous wine producers of the Algarve. Conclude the experience with a tasting of 3 different flavored wines.

Portimão & Carvoeiro: Algarve Night Photo Trip in VW T2 Van

5. Portimão & Carvoeiro: Algarve Night Photo Trip in VW T2 Van

Start your Portimão and Carvoeiro night adventure with pickup from your accommodation. After a short meet and greet with your driver/guide take a scenic view in a funky classic VW camper van, specially lit inside and prepared for a night out in party mode. As part of public tour or with your private group, take a cool drive to the seashore and stop at Alvor beach where your photography fun begins. With you and the group you can roam the beach looking for the best spots to take photos that you will cherish for years to come. Some of the most frequently used techniques are astrophotography and light painting. During the evening, you'll also have a change to take a break and put your feet up to observe the moon, stars and planets under a clear sky. On lucky evenings you might even see shooting stars. You will also have the chance to savor some local Portuguese wine and traditional snacks. Finish your evening of adventure with a lively trip back to your accommodation.

Portimão & Lagoa: Algarve Sunset Trip in a VW T2 Van

6. Portimão & Lagoa: Algarve Sunset Trip in a VW T2 Van

After being collected from your accommodation, begin your sunset tour of about 2.5 hours. It will begin with you boarding your classic Volkswagen "camper van" with your soulmate, your friends or your family. Expect good music playlists, good company and all-around good vibes on your journey to the sunset. The first stop will be in Ferragudo, for a tour in this beatuful town. After arriving at the ocean near Farol da Ponta do Altar, you will be able to relax, sit back, drink a glass of good Portuguese wine, eat local snacks, and capture the beauty of the scenery. Listen to the waves and birds, whilst feeling the sun and the wind on your skin. Rejoice with your companions and enjoy this breathtaking yet simple pleasure in life. Additional music and photography for groups can even be hired before the trip.

Portimão: 3.5-Hour Food and Historical Center Tour

7. Portimão: 3.5-Hour Food and Historical Center Tour

This foodie tour through Portimão allows visitors an excellent opportunity to taste the varied cuisine of the city, as well as traditional Algarve and Portuguese dishes. Choose between a private or group tour, and one including a meeting point or hotel pickup and drop-off in a classic Volkswagen T2. The tour will begin at the door of the Museum of Portimão, with a walk through the riverside area and historical center of this city, where you can admire the architecture of its palatial buildings, as well as that of the more commonplace street commerce area and its squares, monuments, and gardens. Along the way, you will stop at 3 restaurants and taverns which are famous among locals. Taste 7 different tapas accompanied by tasty Portuguese wine. To conclude the experience, visit an artisan confectionery to taste a famous regional sweet. Choose to end the tour with a coffee or tea and try a local brandy. It is around food and drinks that people meet, get to know one another, share memories, and create lasting bonds. Thus there is no better way to discover Portimão and its traditions than on a food tour.

Lagos: Ponta Da Piedade and Lagos Tour with Wine Tasting

8. Lagos: Ponta Da Piedade and Lagos Tour with Wine Tasting

Come discover the Algarve and enjoy the boat ride, (optional, additional cost) wonderful rock formations at Ponta da Piedade in Lagos. Then we visit the center of Lagos, with a super relaxed atmosphere and unlike any other city in the Algarve, full of shops and traditional restaurants, where we will have the opportunity to have lunch. (not included in costs of tour) have the opportunity to visit Rocha Beach and Maina of Porimao Enjoying the wonderful view over the Santa Catarina Fort We also passed through the old part of the city, towards the winery. Afterwards, head to the 44-hectare property of vineyards of different varieties which is now considered one of the best wineries in the Algarve, with several awards of international recognition. Explore the natural beauty of the place, And even enjoy a wine tasting before returning to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Portimão

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O tour foi muito bom, os vinhos que experimentamos são muito bom, mas o guia que nos guiou esse sim fez toda a diferença Muito profissional e uma pessoa maravilhosa Obrigada Paulo Ferreira da companhia happy van … nosso dia valeu com você sendo nosso guia.:)

Really great experience. So informative, informal but a real elevated experience. We even had a resident kitten just on our tour. Highly recommend and the nibbles we’re gorgeous too.

Great trip in a classic VW, very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Visited a lovely vin yard. Would highly recommend.

Great trip! Very knowledgable about the winery and great range of wine available to taste!

Brilliant wine, brilliant guide and beautiful setting!