Western Algarve History and Wine Discovery Tour

 
 
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Western Algarve History and Wine Discovery Tour
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Full-Day (Duration: 07h00 approx.)

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n this private chauffeur-guided day tour visitors will be able to sample a small taste of what this region has to offer. Lagos played a fundamental part in the geneses of the Portuguese Discoveries..
 
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Portugal
Region: Algarve
City: Faro
Duration: Full-Day (Duration: 07h00 approx.)
Type: Full Day Tour Private
Theme: Food, Wine Tours and Cultural Adventures
Group Size: 2 to 8 People
Price from: On Request Best Rate
 

Introduction

 Western Algarve History and Wine Discovery Tour
The first trips of discoveries Portuguese starting from about 1419. Lagos played a fundamental part in the geneses of the Portuguese Discoveries. With effect, this port, since the first years of the XV century, was involved in the organized discovery trips by the Infante Dom Henrique and for other magnates’ Portuguese. The Discoveries marked the opening of the Modern World, a world to the progressive unification. Sagres it was where Infante D. Henrique founded his celebrated school of marine navigation returned for the trips of the discoveries and where we can find the rose of the winds that he was guided.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
CAPE ST. VINCENT - SAGRES - LAGOS - SILVES
- 09:00AM: Your chauffeur-guide will pick you up from your hotel in the Algarve
- Beginning in the early 15th-century, the Portuguese began to lay the foundations of a powerful, maritime empire. Begin this tour by exploring the old Moorish capital, Silves. Here you will visit the cathedral, castle, and archaeological museum. Then, continue on to Lagos, known as the `Gold Coast` because of its distinctive yellow rocks. This port was the base for many voyages by Portuguese entrepreneurs, including Henry the Navigator. Hear how he financed many expeditions and supposedly founded a school of marine navigation. Enjoy a relaxing lunch break before continuing to the most south-westerly village on mainland Europe, Sagres. Finish at the rugged, windswept Cape of St. Vincent and retreat to a charming tea house for delicious teas and coffee.
- 04:00PM: Drop off at your hotel
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Included

THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Transportation in Audi for 2/3 People, Mercedes Vito for up 4/8 People (or similar type cars)
- English Speaking Chauffeur-guide specializing in Portuguese’s history, cuisine & wines.
- (LR) Lunch Table Reservation in a recommend restaurant in Lagos. (Meat not included must order directly at the restaurant)
- Local Taxes


THE TOURS DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Entrance Fees
- Wine not included (paid at the time of tasting) on this tour
- Airfare
- Bike (Rental available, inquire for price)
- Optional Private Tour Addons
- Table Reservations
- Transfers not specified in itinerary
- Entrance fees when not with guide
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Gratuities to Chauffeurs and Guides

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