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Algarve wine tour and mountain discovery with lunch at mountain top provided by Algarve Wine Tours

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Overview
Avoid the rigid itinerary of a group tour with a private wine tasting experience just for you and your party. Visit two wineries in the rural Algarve to discover their winemaking processes and sample their local produce, before winding your way up the mountainside for an indulgent 3-course meal overlooking sweeping vistas of the region. Maximize your time relishing the fine wines and traditional lunch, with round-trip transport included.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Portimao
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  • 1
    Villa Alvor
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Quinta Do Frances Winery
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Monchique
  • 3
    Mount Foia
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Luar da Fóia
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Paraíso Montanha
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Portimao
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Highlights
  • Enjoy tasters of wines from local wineries
  • Dine on a traditional Portuguese lunch atop a mountain peak
  • Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention and gain personalized recommendations for the rest of your trip
  • Travel with ease to the outlying and mountaintop locations, with round-trip transport included
What to Expect
Begin your private tour with pickup from your Portimão hotel. Board your transport vehicle and set off north to two local wineries. At each winery, enjoy samples of their finest wine, and learn about the regional winemaking process from your guide. Next, ascend the Serra de Monchique for lunch in a cliff-edge restaurant. Enjoy panoramic views of the sprawling landscape below as you savor a traditional Portuguese 3-course meal, with wine and coffee. Afterward, relax on the journey back to Portimão, admiring the rustic vista as you descend the mountainside, before concluding your tour with drop-off back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Portimao, Portimao, Faro District, Algarve
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Portimão
  • Port pickup and drop-off from Portimão
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour is guaranteed if your party are 4 people or more
  • A party of 2-3 people may have to share with other 2-3 maximum (being transported in a 7 seater car)
  • A totally private tour for 2-3 people can be guaranteed with a small fee (value is variable)
  • Entry/Admission - Villa Alvor
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta Do Frances Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Luar da Fóia
  • Entry/Admission - Paraíso Montanha
Exclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off from other points outside of Portimão area are available for additional cost
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Additional Info
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jeff O wrote a review Dec 2019
28 contributions2 helpful votes
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Our wine tour with Fabio was easily the highlight of our entire Portugal trip. Fabio picked my wife and me up from our hotel in Carvoeiro and was an excellent guide the entire day. We loved the wineries that he took us to, and also loved getting to eat at the top of the
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Chris wrote a review Sep 2019
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Nice Guide | Very tasty Wine | Best Food | Amazing Locations | We can only recommend the tour! Enjoy :)
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Fábio M, Proprietário at Algarve wine tour and mountain discovery with lunch at mountain top
Responded 19 Nov 2019
Hi Christian. Thank you for your review. It was a great day with you, your girl and the other couple on the mountain, Glad that you friends booked this tour for you and that it worth. All the best
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Alex H wrote a review Sep 2019
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The tour guide (Fábio) was very knowledgeable and was able to offer a great deal of insight into the wine-making process. The vineyards that we visited were very nice - and I can’t say enough good things about the restaurant he brought us to...simply fantastic food. The view
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Response from Fábio M, Proprietário at Algarve wine tour and mountain discovery with lunch at mountain top
Responded 19 Nov 2019
Hi Alex. Thabk you for your review. It was a great day with you, your girl and the other couple on the mountaian, Glad that you came from Lagos to join the tour and that it worth. All the best
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Declan Wallace wrote a review Sep 2019
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Excellent guide very helpful and meal was 10 out of 10.All questioner we asked on wine production were answered.Pick up time was on time and every part of trip was interesting
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Fábio M, Proprietário at Algarve wine tour and mountain discovery with lunch at mountain top
Responded 19 Nov 2019
Hi Declan. Thabk you for your review. I'm gladd that you enjoyed the tour. All the best
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Michael C wrote a review Sep 2019
Leatherhead, United Kingdom31 contributions17 helpful votes
Fabio is an excellent wine expert and he really made our visit to two vineyards really interesting and much more than a normal tour including a less well known winery.both wineries we visited were different as were there wines. We learnt a lot and would definitely recommend
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Fábio M, Proprietário at Algarve wine tour and mountain discovery with lunch at mountain top
Responded 19 Nov 2019
Hi Michael. Thank you for your words. I'm happy that you enjoyed the tour, it was a pleasure to guide you into the discovering of wines in more detail. All the best
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About the operator

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By: Algarve Wine Tours
jonGarvey
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Very informative!
Eight of us were picked up from our hotel by Fabio. The trip included explanation of vine management which was more
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kulimuli1
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Perfect Tour, Fabio is the Best
Super friendly guide, explains everything in such details, great variety of things you do. Super interesting, would
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billmA676XW
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Fantastic tour
Where 3lse can you get a wine tour conducted by the owner of the winery. He was incredibly knowledgable about the w
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Siobhan B
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Fabulously informative
An amazing tour with Fabio who is incredibly knowledgeable about wine production from the bottle right back to the
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Peter L
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Wine tour / tasting
Fabio collected us from our accommodation, very good English and transport was immaculate. Travelling with one othe
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deRoiste13
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Portuguese wine intro and tasting
Fábio is an excellent tour guide and very good company to have. We learned a lot during our Alentejo day trip, and
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CroydonGP
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Fabulous Fabio’s Fine Wine and Vines
Cannot recommend Fabio’s wine tour highly enough. He picked us up from our Villa right on time. Fabio’s knowledge o
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AH_Edin2013
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An excellent, friendly and personal trip
We booked the tour of two wineries with Fabio late on, for the next day. He was easily contactable via whatsapp. As
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Isobel02
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Great day
We had a lovely time. Fábio was very informative and hospitable host, who passed on his extensive wine knowledge in
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johnpK3072IL
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Highly recommended
Fabio took a group of eight of us on his winetasting tour. We were staying in Alvor and Fabio met is at our hotel.
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Doug D
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Algarve wine tour
Fabio was very knowledgable, pleasant and very agreeable with a sense of humour. We learned a lot and really enjoy
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Sandra D
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Algarve wine tour
Very informative and interesting tour. Fabio was a perfect host; very knowledgeable and capable of answering our ma
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ViiT91
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Wine tasting
It was great experience, and guide was fantastic! Thank you so much! I can recommend a trip to everyone, even if I
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EetuLund
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Very good :)
Our guide, Fabio was very good and hes knowledge of wines is 10+. Great Day, i would to again to other wineyard wit
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RevAJF
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Great winery tour
We had a fantastic afternoon tour with Fabio. We were picked up from our hotel in Portimao. We visited two wineries
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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