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Approximately 3 Hours
Meals not included
This absolutely must-do experience for wine enthusiasts offers the chance to acquaint yourself with the fabulous city of Lisbon and to thoroughly appreciate the intriguing, and often misunderstood, world of Port wine.
First up, explore Lisbon -- the city that once stood at the forefront of the Golden Age of discovery and world trade. A panoramic drive takes you through the heart of the city, so that you can view many of its feted attractions and get a feel for life in Portugal today. Your guide offers some background, explaining how phrases such as 'the Caravels' and 'the Discoveries' became household terms back when Lisbon and Portugal began shaping the modern world and western society as we now know it.
Next, you're headed to downtown Lisbon. Leaving the coach, you will walk to a local restaurant for an exclusive Port wine tasting. Under the tutelage of the wine experts here, you will taste Port wines and learn all about their origins and what makes Port wine so special. A rare synthesis of great wine and authentic Portuguese epicurean flavors creates an unforgettable moment that you will want to celebrate and repeat.
Enjoy free time to browse in this area known for its sidewalk cafés and small shops.
Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.