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Spain & Portugal Real Food Adventure

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Spain & Portugal Real Food Adventure

Welcome to the Iberian Peninsula, home to some of the world's freshest seafood, finest wines and most flavourful local produce. On this 17-day trip across Northern Spain and Portugal, tingle your tastebuds as you eat and drink your way through cities and towns made famous by their cuisine. Hop from taperias to wine bars, learn how to cook authentic and delicious local meals, explore ancient wine cellars and fresh food markets and wander the fields of a farm before sitting down to a home-cooked meal. From sweet Portuguese tarts to savoury Spanish jamon, delight all your senses on this food-forward adventure.

Activities
  • Barcelona - Cava or Vermouth tasting
  • Barcelona - Santa Caterina Market Tour
  • Barcelona - Catalan cooking demonstration and lunch
  • Logrono - Tapas Crawl
  • Laguardia - Wine cellar visit and tasting
  • San Sebastian - Basque cooking class
  • San Sebastian - Market tour
  • Picos de Europa - Cocido Lebaniego dinner
  • Potes - Market visit and brunch
  • Arenas de Cabrales - Cheese tasting
  • Oviedo - Asturian cider house visit and tasting
  • Picos de Europa - National Park Visit
  • Oviedo - Guided walk and market tour
  • A Coruna - Fish market visit and seafood lunch
  • Santiago de Compostela - City night walk
  • Santiago de Compostela - Market visit and tasting tour
  • Porto - City Tasting Tour
  • Douro Valley - Wine Tasting & Lunch
  • Coa Valley - Home-cooked dinner
  • Alentejo - Farm cooking class
  • Lisbon - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Alentejo - Local producer visit and olive oil tasting
  • Lisbon – Canned-fish tasting
  • Lisbon – Ginjinha tasting
  • Lisbon - Market Visit
  • Lisbon - Pasteis de Nata tasting in Belem
Highlights
  • Pick up some local recipes during a cooking classes in Barcelona, San Sebastian and at your farm stay in the rolling hills of the Alentejo region, whipping up regional specialties like pork with clams.
  • Explore the Coa Valley, the centre of a rewilding project, and enjoy a night in a gorgeous historical guesthouse where you’ll join your hosts for a home-cooked meal of fresh, local produce.
  • Tour the markets of Oviedo, Potes and A Coruna where stallholders will show you how to spot the most flavourful ingredients. After all, who knows where to find the freshest produce better than the locals
  • Sample the plates that make this region a true foodie's delight. Whether it’s tapas and paella, or regional specialty cheeses, pasteis de nata and tinned fish, your tongue and tummy will be happy you made the trip.
  • Savour the vast range of delicious drops that Spain is known for, including cava, vermouth, wine and cider. Get up close and personal with their production methods, learn the traditional ways to drink them and sit back and enjoy a sip in the Spanish sunshine.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Open Arms. Donations help them safeguard the physical integrity and rights of migrant people in imminent danger who have fled their homes across the Mediterranean Sea
Interests
  • Culinary and Cooking
About Intrepid Travel
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For over 30 years we've been taking travelers around the globe. That's over 30 years of adventures, of visiting new places and old friends, of countless unforgettable moments. More than 30 years of changing the way people see the world, on small group tours with like-minded Intrepid people.

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Aug 27, 2024 through
Sep 12, 2024
Aug 23, 2024 7:00 PM
16 Nights from
$6,251.00 (USD)
Per Person
7971855
Sep 03, 2024 through
Sep 19, 2024
Aug 30, 2024 7:00 PM
16 Nights from
$8,250.00 (USD)
Per Person
8350394
Sep 10, 2024 through
Sep 26, 2024
Sep 6, 2024 7:00 PM
16 Nights from
$8,335.00 (USD)
Per Person
8355364
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Barcelona
2 Barcelona
3 Logrono
4 San Sebastian
5 San Sebastian
6 Bilbao / Picos de Europa National Park
7 Oviedo
8 Oviedo
9 La Coruna / Santiago de Compostela
10 Santiago de Compostela
11 Porto
12 Porto
13 Douro Valley - Coa Valley
14 Alentejo Farmstay
15 Lisbon
16 Lisbon
17 Lisbon
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.