Want to get some hands-on experience?
These food and wine itineraries invite you on a mouth-watering journey through the region’s productsand through the skills and art that originate the cuisine and wines of this immense region. On both sides of river Tagus.
You can use them to participate in olive picking, breathe the unmistakable aroma of the mills in operation and taste the olive oils. You may spend a few hours picking and treading the grapes and learning how to combine different varieties to make good wine. You may find out about the rice cycle, from the flooded fields to the drying centers. Or even become a home-based mushroom producer.
You may visit fishing ports, attend fish auctions and discover what it takes to get the fish, molluscs and shellfish that make our waters famous. Take a walk on the oak pasture where pigs are raised freely, have fun with the goats and sheep grazing in colorful meadows of wild flowers, and see where wild asparagus, truffles and golden thistle grow.
Visit ancient family farms with promising future visions. Taste cheeses, sausages and cured hams at the houses and shops of local producers. Eat well and drink even better. Sign up for traditional cooking activities, discover recipes for desserts, jams and liqueurs, and follow the beekeepers as they collect honey. Find out when food and wine events are being held and taste the best regional products as they come from farm to table.