The Alentejo Region is located only a one-hour drive away from the capital city Lisbon. This distance makes Alentejo a low population density destination and a perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities.
We've round up the best things to do in Alentejo. The best wine tours restaurants, vineyards, and places to stay.
This is the time to let the mind wander…
In this moment, we need to dream on about the next travel destination, and to find beautiful things to plan and do when the Corona virus storm is over. It is without doubt a time to read about this thing we all love: Traveling!
Today, we are going to tell you all about a stay in Portugal, particularly in Alentejo Wine Region.
Dream and plan the perfect wine tour in Alentejo
The Alentejo region is known by its warm climate, its long plains dashed with ground floor white houses with clay roofs. This beloved location has been dubbed the Tuscany of Portugal and is enjoying a growing popularity for its golden plains, olive groves and vineyards. Alentejo is this sunbaked land, richly diverse has so many diverse landscapes from west to east, your vacations here can be anything you want it to be.
Take advantage of the great outdoors, a sprawl of plain and cork oak forests that stretch as far as the eye can see will inspire you for biking, hiking, horse ridding and other activities that you no longer find that easily in our modern stressed world. Here the motto is “Breathe peacefully”.
A perfect countryside laid-back feel and luxurious modern-day commodities, we've broken it down for you here so that you can gain a clear insight of what to expect when visiting Alentejo.
The best wine tours restaurants, vineyards, and places to stay.
The drive form Lisbon’s Airport will be a delight, we promise. A deluxe vehicle will pick you up and a sightseeing road awaits you. The airport is located in the city, so you will have a quick snap of the architecture and the famous Lisbon’s light.
A private driver is a must when on a wine tour and will allow you to quickly move around - especially in a mainly rural, sparsely populated area like Alentejo. Enjoy the ride and the destination and fully immerse yourself in the calm energy, in the nature and the scents of this land.
Did you know that this is the one of the beloved regions in Portugal? Both international travelers and Portuguese people, fall in love with Alentejo. It is such a magnetic place that developed this balance so difficult to achieve of authenticity and luxury.
From the surrounding grape fields to the wine therapy spa by Caudalie, everything in it revolves around wine. It is such a delight to spend the night at the exclusive wine resort L'AND Vineyards.
spend one of the nights at the exclusive wine resort L'AND Vineyards. From the surrounding grape fields to the wine therapy spa by Caudalie, everything in it revolves around wine.
Think about the perfect match between Wine, food, and freedom.
These two are traditional wineries that have opened their doors to the joy of wine enthusiasts, sharing their knowledge in their, small to private, tours of the vineyards and wine producing facilities.
At Monte da Ravasqueira a private carriage collection is available for your delight, and at both here and at Adega da Cartuxa it is imperative that you enjoy the final wine tasting of the most awarded wines of the region as well as sample some olive oil – paired locally produced, cheese, charcuterie, bread and jams
Also located in Alentejo is the exclusive wine resort L'AND Vineyards. Grape fields surround it, and everything in it revolves around wine. It is such a paradise for the wine lovers, from spa massages to a top notch 2018 Michelin star restaurant, you will also want to spend the night at an exclusive suite, with a skylight window that will allow you to sleep in total comfort, under the stars.
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