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Portimão: 3.5-Hour Food and Historical Center Tour

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Embark on a 3.5-hour tour to get a taste of delicious Algarve cuisine in some of the most famous eateries in Portimão. Complete the experience with an exploration of the historical center to learn about the city's culture and traditions.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
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Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup optional

For pick up from Carvoeiro, Lagoa and Ferragudo, please confirm your hotel name and address prior to the tour to confirm pick up in a VW vintage van. Pick up time is at 4:30 PM.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit 4 restaurants and taverns frequented by locals
  • Try a famous regional sweet at a well-known artisan confectionery
  • Taste 9 different tapas accompanied by different Portuguese wines
  • Get to know the historical centre of Portimão
  • Choose between private or small-group tours
Full description
This foodie tour through Portimão allows visitors an excellent opportunity to taste the varied cuisine of the city, as well as traditional Algarve and Portuguese dishes. Choose between a private or group tour, and one including a meeting point or hotel pickup and drop-off in a classic Volkswagen T2.

The tour will begin with a walk through the historical center of Portimão, where you can admire the architecture of its palatial buildings, as well as that of the more commonplace street commerce area and its squares, monuments, and gardens.

Along the way, you will stop at 4 restaurants and taverns which are famous among locals. Taste 9 different tapas accompanied by tasty Portuguese wine. To conclude the experience, visit an artisan confectionery to taste a famous regional sweet.

Choose to end the tour with a coffee or tea and try a local brandy. It is around food and drinks that people meet, get to know one another, share memories, and create lasting bonds. Thus there is no better way to discover Portimão and its traditions than on a food tour.
Includes
  • 3.5-hour tour
  • Guide
  • Tapas paired with local wine or other drinks
  • A regional sweet paired with coffee, tea or a local brandy
  • Pick up and drop-off in a vintage VW van (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

If you have selected the option "meeting point without transportation", please meet the local guide at 5:30 PM at Jardim Visconde Bívar at the riverside of Portimão.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• This tour requires a minimum of two people to take place
• Please check the weather forecast and dress accordingly