My Wishlist (0)

Portugal Real Food Adventure, featuring Galicia

From £1.0E+19 for 0 days
Trip Overview
Uncover the flavours of Galicia and Portugal on this eight-day Real Food Adventure. Sample tender, paprika-infused octopus in Santiago de Compostela and learn how to whip up your own Galician seafood classics in seaside Vigo. Cross the border and discover how centuries of invasion and trade have given Portuguese cuisine a mixture of Mediterranean, African Middle Eastern influences. Sip port among the terrace vineyards of Douro Valley and enjoy hearty, farm-fresh cooking at an Alentejo agriturismo. Complement your meals with cultural treats like a visit to the Roman ruins and Gothic wonder of Evora, before kicking back with Lisbon locals and a glass of ginjinha (wild cherry liqueur). Felicidades (cheers)!
Essential Info
Starts: Santiago de Compostela
Ends: Lisbon
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Food
Trip Code: IZMZP
Countries visited: Portugal, Spain
What's Included


5 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
3 Dinners included


Train,Private Vehicle,Public bus,Ferry


Hotel (6 nights),Farmstay (1 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Cook up a Galician feast using Vigo's finest seafood

•   Sip world-class wines in the spectacular Douro Valley wine region

•   Discover why Alentejo is Portugal’s best kept foodie secret o9n a farnstay

•   Stand around with the Lisbon locals and enjoy a tipple of cherry liqueur before midday

Itinerary & Notes
Hola! Welcome to Santiago de Compostela, the capital of northwest Spain’s Galicia region. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm today. After your welcome meeting, get to know your fellow travellers over a traditional Galician meal. For seafood lovers, tasting pulpo a la gallega (Galician style octopus) is highly recommended!
   Print Trip Notes
Similar Trips


GROUP TOUR from £2545 for 24 days


- The Art Walk in Madrid is every art lover's dream. In one small stretch you can browse the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Reina Sofia and the Prado, one of the world's most celebrated galleries
- Wander around Salamanca's Plaza Mayor at night, lit up to reveal its intricate architecture
- Sample the culinary delights and contrasts of Spain, Portugal and Morocco - three countries that are celebrated around the world for their cuisine


TAILOR MADE TOUR from £2175 for 12 days


- Learn about Portugal’s history and heritage as you discover unknown chapels, a prison transformed into a restaurant and several convents decorated with magnificent tiles and frescos
- Originally founded by Julius Caesar and later fortified by the Moors, Évora boasts some fine historic monuments, including the Diana Temple which is widely regarded as the best preserved Roman structure on the Iberian Peninsula
- With its amazing 17th century walls, Elvas is known as “The Key of the Kingdom” and is still a town rarely visited by tourists


TAILOR MADE TOUR from £2500 for 11 days


- Explore otherworldly volcanic landscapes
- Whale watch in the Azores Archipelago
- Enjoy quality accommodation on a full board basis
- Tour the vineyards of Pico Island
Related Blog Posts
We're still waiting for reviews to come through for this adventure. Why not book on this and review it for us?
Intrepid Terms & Conditions
Share this trip
Go to our sister site: