Tours departs daily from Monday to Saturday at 16.30.
Gourmet Walking Tours do not operate on Sundays.
3 - 3.5 hours
Your Experience With Lisbon: Gourmet Walking Tour and Tastings
Set your taste buds tingling with a comprehensive introduction to the foods and flavours of Portugal.
Sample a variety of delicious locally produces wines; red, white, and green.
Benefit from the inside knowledge of your expert local guide and discover some of the top cafes and restaurants in Lisbon.
Combine wining and dining with sightseeing on a 3-hour Gourmet Walking Tour.
What It Is
Get a taste for Portugal's diverse spices and flavours on a 3 hour guided walking tour of Lisbon. Be sure join the tour with an empty stomach because you will be introduced to local foods representing the very best of Mediterranean cuisine at each stop on the tour.
An experienced local guide will take you to those hard to find places away from the busy tourist trail.
One stop will be to taste speciality hams, sausage, and cheese at Manteigaria Silva. Browse the brightly coloured display and pick up some tasty treats for later.
Move to the second course of Portuguese Port and regionally produces marmalades and Sao Jorge cheeses, then head to bohemian Bairro Alto district for white wine and tapas. You will also taste a traditional codfish cake with a glass of vinho verde.
As you walk around Lisbon's hills, visiting Bairro Alto, Alfama, Rossio, and many famous city landmarks, your guide will fill you in on the facts and history of the city. At each tasting, you'll learn about the origins of these dishes and their significance in the Portuguese culture. Hear about the history of Port, the Cafe Culture " in Central Lisbon, and how Portugal's traditional adaptation of a cherry brandy, Genjinha, was created in 1840.
This sociable Gourmet experience will come to an end on Portas de San Antao Street where you'll make your final visit. At this venue you'll be treated to Portuguese red wine and a selection of petiscos " and fresh bread.
What Lisbon: Gourmet Walking Tour and Tastings Includes?
3-hour Gourmet Walking Tour.
Professional bilingual guide.
Food Tasting: sausage, cheese, marmalade, cod fish cake, fresh bread, and Tapas.
Wine Tasting: red, white, and green.
Glass of Port.
Taste of Ginjinha Liquor.
Things Before Go
Please wear comfortable walking shoes for this tour, a moderate amount of walking will be involved.
Participants under the are of 18 will not be permitted to drink alcohol.
Tickets for children under the age of 13 are half price.
Venues and itinerary is subject to change.
Don't forget to ask your tour guide for tips and recommendations for places to eat around the city. If you have more time to spend in Lisbon you could save money with a Lisbon Restaurant Card. http://www.tripindicator.com/view/discountcards/lisbon.html
Is It Suitable for Me?
This Gourmet experience is aimed at wine lovers and foodies, you'll get to taste a variety of traditional dishes and locally produced beverages.
This is a sociable tour and great for couples and small groups, but also for individuals to meet other travellers.
Although children cannot taste any of the alcoholic beverages, families are still welcome, and the underage can tuck into the delicious food instead.
Travellers have given the Lisbon Gourmet Food Tour a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor, with over 300 reviews of this excursion.
Comments say that the tour is well organised, fun, that the tour guides are excellent company and that the walking tour covers a lot of the city.
Best Times to Visit
Available all year round.
A good option for chilly winter afternoons.
Not recommended for wheelchair users or visitors with walking difficulties.
Address / Pick up Location
Meeting Point: By the D, Pedro IV Statue on Rossio Square, Central Lisbon.
Please check the meeting point in your booking confirmation.