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Portugal Real Food Adventure, featuring Galicia

From £1710 for 8 days
Trip Overview
Taste 'pesticos' (Portuguese tapas) in Santiago de Compostela, capital of Spain's Galicia region and famous for marking the end of the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail. Discover the proud fish-mongering heritage of the port city of Vigo. Step across the border to uncover the flavours of Portugal, featuring African, Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern influences thanks to centuries of invasion and trade. Sip your way around the Douro Valley, a stunning region responsible for introducing the world to port wine, and enjoy a home-cooked dinner and a farmstay in the Alentejo region – fast gaining a reputation as a hotspot for Portuguese gastronomy. Finish up with glass of Ginjinha (wild cherry liqueur) in the charming city of Lisbon.
Essential Info
Starts: Santiago de Compostela
Ends: Lisbon
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Food
Trip Code: IZMZP
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Portugal, Spain
What's Included


2 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

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 9th May 2019
Returning: 16th May 2019
Fully Booked
Departing: 16th May 2019
Returning: 23rd May 2019
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 23rd May 2019
Returning: 30th May 2019
Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 30th May 2019
Returning: 6th Jun 2019
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 6th Jun 2019
Returning: 13th Jun 2019
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 13th Jun 2019
Returning: 20th Jun 2019
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Departing: 27th Jun 2019
Returning: 4th Jul 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 4th Jul 2019
Returning: 11th Jul 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 11th Jul 2019
Returning: 18th Jul 2019
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Hola! Welcome to Santiago de Compostela, the capital of northwest Spain’s Galicia region. The city is famous for being the final destination on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm today. You can arrive at any time during the day, as there are no activities planned until this important meeting. Please check with hotel reception or look on the reception noticeboard for where and when the meeting will take place. If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. Have your insurance and next of kin details on hand as we'll be verifying them at this meeting. After your welcome meeting, get to know your fellow travellers over a traditional Galician meal. For seafood lovers, pulpo a la gallega (Galician style octopus) is highly recommended!
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