Romantic Break - Self-drive Tour in Alentejo

Self-drive

Day 1

This vacation program will be in self-drive. This new modality will give you the security of taking unique paths in your own vehicle (or one that we will help you to rent) and without the presence of a guide. You can make stops at your own pace and take advantage of our support, always available at the safe distance of your phone.

We start this fantastic vacation with a trip to the Alentejo, to check in at your hotel, which will be chosen according to your profile and preferences. We have real havens for a true romantic getaway. Here you will have the afternoon to relax and enjoy the hotel facilities.

At the end of the day we suggest a visit to the charming and picturesque village of Arraiolos, known especially for its carpets. Enjoy the sunset hitting the whitewashed houses, go up to the castle and enjoy dinner, we have some delicious suggestions for this first day.

Return to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the night.

Day 2

After an excellent breakfast we leave for Évora where, with our local guide on a walking tour, we will discover secret places, the enchanting stories and the beautiful monuments of this place, also known as the museum city.

He will continue our journey to a family-run wine estate that is gaining a name in the wine scene at national level. Here, after a private guided tour, we have prepared a regional lunch paired with wines from the farm that can go from the Alentejo to the Douro through the Azores.

To the afternoon we booked unique moments on a fantastic tour of cork in an estate that could be Herdade dos Coelheiros, find out more about this art so Portuguese that it will surely surprise you.

The day is ending, we suggest for dinner the essential restaurant Fialho, an ex-libris of the city of Évora where you can taste the real regional dishes of Alentejo harmonized with the wines of the region.

Return to the hotel and time to relax.

Day 3

We will start the morning traveling to the surroundings of Estremoz and to a famous winery for a guided tour followed by a cooking workshop where you will discover some of the most unforgettable secrets and tastes of Alentejo. At the end, you will be delighted with the lunch that you prepared paired with the wines of the wine estate, if the weather is pleasant this moment will be with a view of the vineyards that go to the horizon in a tranquility that only the Alentejo porches can transmit.

We are now on our way to a wine estate that is a landmark in the region. You will slowly arrive at the imposing gate where the owner is waiting for a private guided tour ending with a commented wine tasting that you will not forget.

To the end of the day we suggest a visit to the beautiful and picturesque city of Estremoz. Also known as the white city, it was home to kings and queens of Portugal and a place with an incredible rich heritage. After walking through the streets of whitewashed houses to discover the city's secrets, we suggest that you stop for an amazing dinner in one of our favorite restaurants, you will undoubtedly fall in love.

Head to the hotel to relax and enjoy your last night.

Day 4

After checking out you will departure home while we say goodbye and, for sure, see you soon.