An ancient land experiencing a renaissance. Rich in history and Mediterranean beauty. Linger in stylish Lisbon. Cool coastal breezes. A hot new restaurant scene. Ride through peaceful Alentejo. Whitewashed villages and Moorish palaces. Olive groves and vineyards. Escape the crowds and explore southern Portugal's paradise. Your family too will be transformed.
1 Discover the allure of Lisbon, where old-world charm meets cosmopolitan culture | Bike through picturesque Mediterranean countryside at the heart of southern Portugal | Enjoy a quiet landscape peppered with olive and cork trees | Admire endless vineyards and taste exquisite wines | Relish a Michelin-starred dinner and luxury accommodations in beautiful Montemor-o-Novo.
2-3 Visit a traditional family-run herdade (farmhouse) for a lunch from the garden | Tour the vineyards of an estate in Portugal's wine country | Explore medieval Évora, a World Heritage site and a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network.
4 Majestic castle ruins and white-washed villages with terra-cotta roofs are just part of today's scenery | Relax at Casa Agrícola winery and enjoy a picnic lunch amid a sea of olive groves | Take in the views from the village of Monsaraz.
5-6 Learn about the production of terra-cotta in Corval, Portugal's pottery capital | Up for a challenge? Tackle the climb up to Monsaraz with sweeping views of Alqueva Dam, Europe's largest man-made lake | Savor the flavors of the region at our farewell dinner.