Arrival at Quinta do Barrieiro, in the Parque Natural da Serra de São Mamede, with a view of Parque de Esculturas, by the sculptress Maria Leal da Costa. Visit to the Sculpturer’s Gallery.
Lunch in Marvão, at the Varanda do Alentejo restaurant: bread, paio, Nisa cheese, olives and Marvão olive oil; tomato soup, potato migas with pork meat and local wine. The dessert is the traditional sericaia and fruit.
We’ll visit Marvão, a mediaeval town surrounded by a defensive wall which remains intact, and gives us a splendid view. We’ll also enter the Museu Municipal where we’ll learn about the towns history.
We start the ‘Cooking Class With Art’ by preparing starters, while we taste local wine. As we cook, we’ll learn about Alentejo’s gastronomic history.
Accomodation at Quinta do Barrieiro.
Discover Alentejo’s flavours and agricultural heritage, the traditional preparation and cooking methods.
Duration and distance covered:
2 days, a total 100 km.
Marvão, Fontañera (Spain).
Cultural tours, hiking, meals prepared by Chefs, wine and olive oil tasting, accommodation and heritage tour guide.