GUIDED TOURS

Discover what Central Portugal has to offer

Guided tours are a great way to see and learn more about our location and culture

Provided by a third party, we highly recommend these guided tours. We have arranged for them to pick you up from Alombada and it is an experience you will remember long after you return home. See their available tours below. If you are interested in any of these tours, contact us, and we will check their availability.
CULTURAL
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Ria de Aveiro Tour

A chance to visit local museums and enjoy the undeniable beauty of this area. Tour includes the Monte Branco Shipyard Museum where you can see the restoration work of the Torreira, a typical boat of this region. The tour lasts for 8 hours and includes a tasting of Pao-de-lo, a typical sweet from Ovar. 

GASTRONOMICAL
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Bairrada Tour

Indulge your senses with wine tasting. Start with a walk through Bucaco National Forest before visiting the village of Luso. Lunch is a gastronomic delight Leitao á Bairrada, (wood oven-roasted piglet). After lunch, visit Curia spa gardens, and the Aliancá Museum. Finishing with a wine tasting. Tour lasts for 8 hours and includes lunch

NATURE
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Arouca Tour

An area surrounded by granite mountains. The Serra da Freita walkways where you see the Frecha da Mizarela Waterfall & the Parideiras (birthing stones). Guided visit to Arouca Geopark & geosites observation. Also Arouca’s majestic Monastery & Religious Art Museum. Tour lasts 8 hours & ends with a tasting of conventual sweets. 

GASTRONOMICAL

Vouga Tour

Experience rural life, like baking bread. Visit the Pateira de Fermentelos Lagoon before going to Agueda a vibrant town renowned for its street art and umbrella awnings. Visit, Ribeiradio’s dam, the Community yard of Amiaias, Couto de Esteves then enjoy the lunch provided before ending at Gabreia’s Waterfall. Tour lasts for 8 hours.

CULTURAL

Coimbra Tour

Coimbra the city of students. It has over 700 years of history with traditions that are still alive today. Art and Culture abound. Enjoy guided tours around the University of Coimbra and Santa Clara á Nova Monastery. Visit Santa Cruz’s Church and downtown city. Finish your day watching a live Fado show. Tour lasts 8 hours and lunch is not included.

GASTRONOMICAL
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Ílhavo Tour

A visit to the Maritime Museum of Ilhavo learning about the traditions of catching Bacalhau, Portugals salted Cod. Seacoast of Barra with tall lighthouse and Costa Nova with its typical striped houses. Ending at Vista Alegre Porcelain Museum & Capela da Nossa Senhora da Penha. Tour lasts 8 hours and lunch is not included.