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From Albufeira: Half-Day Winery Tour and Silves

1. From Albufeira: Half-Day Winery Tour and Silves

Start with pickup from your hotel or resort and travel by a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle through the Algarve countryside. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of cork trees, groves of orange trees, and picturesque villages throughout the journey.  Visit a family-owned winery and take a guided tour of the vineyard and wine cellar. Learn about the history of wine production in the region and the winemaking process. After the tour, enjoy tastings of red, white, and rosé wines produced onsite.  Then, travel to the charming town of Silves. Enjoy some free time in the town and take a leisurely stroll along the cobblestone streets to the impressive Moorish castle which is located at the top of the town. After some time in Silves, return to your hotel in Albufeira.

From Lagos: Small-Group 4-Hour Wine Tasting Tour

2. From Lagos: Small-Group 4-Hour Wine Tasting Tour

Enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience and discover a rich diversity of high-quality wines from a local winery on a 4-hour small-group tour aboard a minivan. Discover three amazing local wines accompanied by a plate of tapas with cheese and sausages. Visit the winery's production room and wooden barrel room to see where the magic takes place. You will then return to Lagos via the region's stunning countryside, to stop and see the famous Algarve oranges, ancient Cork trees, and some of the oldest villages of the region. Enjoy some free time to visit the ancient Moorish village of Silves, and walk along its cobbled streets making your way up to its castle before you head back to your accommodation in Lagos.

Silves: Algarvian Winery Tour and Tasting Experience

3. Silves: Algarvian Winery Tour and Tasting Experience

Explore a small family owned winery in Silves on this guided tour. Stroll through lush country vineyards and discover how Algarvian wine is crafted. Treat yourself to an array of flavors as you try local food, wine, and oils. Head to a wine estate in Silves to meet a local winemaker. Walk through a mix of unspoiled nature and cultivated land. Admire the vineyards where Algarvian wine begins its journey to the bottle. Follow your host to olive groves, fruit trees, flower gardens, and a lake. Hear about the production of wine, olive oil, and verjus (acidic grape juice). Stimulate your senses as you taste these local specialties paired with a variety of snacks. Sample the winery's premium Sentidos Tato red wine.

From Albufeira: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour with a Guide

4. From Albufeira: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour with a Guide

The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Albufeira and heads out into the rolling countryside of the Algarve. Soak up stunning views of the green landscapes that surround you as you make your way to two family-owned wineries. At each winery, learn about the wine making process from grape to glass and taste a selection of fine Portuguese wines. Afterwards, visit the charming town of Silves, boasting picturesque cobblestone streets and an impressive red brick castle. Spend some free time exploring on your own, learn about the rich-history of this Medieval town, and get a sense of Silves' culture as you mingle with the locals. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Silves

Great value for money. Picked up and dropped off right at our hotel. Luxury transport and very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Well worth the trip

It was an amazing trip! Bruno our driver was fantastic! So knowledgeable of the area, the winery and the crops grown here as well!

Very friendly and helpful tour guides and a lovely winery . Would thoroughly recommend this trip.

Great trip .. good to see Portugal countryside and our guide was a really nice guy

Antonio was lovely! Very knowledgeable and friendly :) Tasty local wines!