The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve

      Almancil & Albufeira

    6 nights

    Up to 8 people

     All Year Round

     5* Hotel
      Almancil & Albufeira

    6 nights

    Up to 8 people

     All Year Round

     5* Hotel

Authentic Fine Dining Experience

Enjoy this fine dining experience in 5 different Michelin Star restaurants in the Algarve.
Visit one of the top wine cellars and participate in premium wine tasting. Visit cultural and historical sites and go karting on the largest race track of its kind in Europe. Spend the day with a local clam picker on a real-life adventure on a traditional fisherman´s wooden boat, discovering ancient clam picking secrets.

Price from € 2513 per person, double occupancy


The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve
The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve
The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve
The Michelin Foodie Experience in the Algarve


Brief itinerary

Day

Highlights

Overnight

Day 1:

Arrival - Stay in a Boutique Resort or in a 5* Hotel

Albufeira or Quinta do Lago

Day 2:

Prestigious Wine Tasting & 1* Michelin Bon Bon

Albufeira or Quinta do Lago

Day 3:

Silves Medieval Tour & 1* Michelin Henrique Leis

Albufeira or Quinta do Lago

Day 4:

Go Karting Experience & 2* Michelin Vila Joya

Albufeira or Quinta do Lago

Day 5:

1* Michelin São Gabriel & Craft Beer Brewery Tour

Albufeira or Quinta do Lago

Day 6:

Clam Picking, Oyster Tasting & 1* Michelin Star Gusto

Albufeira or Quinta do Lago

Day 7:

Departure

Day 1

Airoport Pick Up + Hotel Check In

As you touch down at Faro airport, you will see the fascinating view of the Ria Formosa lagoons, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. Be welcomed at the airport by your private chauffeur, who will hold your name at arrivals. Then directly to the hotel for check in the accommodation of your choice: 

Conrad Algarve

After a 20 mins drive to Quinta do Lago, follow the flaming torches alley and be welcomed at Conrad Algarve. This 5* resort is modelled on an 18th century Portuguese palace made with stunning marble and designed on Moorish themes with striking interior designs, emphasising light, fire and water.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

or

Vila Joya

After a 40 mins drive to Albufeira, discover the place of your dreams: the iconic Vila Joya. The place in itself is an invitation to relax and live the vida doce in an Eden garden…

Overnight: Albufeira


Day 2

Prestigious Wine Tasting & 1* Michelin Bon Bon

Start your day with a visit of Tôr, a typical village where you will learn about wine making, and have the chance to taste premium Algarvian wines enjoying beautiful mountain views. Learn about the production and process of their wines and history. Taste the most prestigious wines from the region (3 classic & 1 brave wine with bread and homemade olive oil) and even taste the most alcoholic Syrah wine in Portugal or even in the world 17%! Try some regional tapas, made with premium products from the Algarve mountains: goat cheese, smoked ham, chorizo.

In the evening, enjoy a 6 course sophisticated Mediterranean cuisine tasting menu at 1* Michelin restaurant, Bon Bon, with wine pairing. Each dish is beautifully crafted in a modern and original interpretation with a respectful nod to traditional Portuguese flavours.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3

Silves Medieval Tour & 1* Michelin Henrique Leis

Go back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of Silves, a charming Portuguese town and ancient capital of the Algarve, with your private guide. Walk around the tiny cobbled streets along luscious orange and lemon trees, and learn about the Arabic influence that gives the town its architecture. You will visit the Castle of Silves, its Cathedral, Archeological Museum, Municipal Market etc. At lunch time, try regional dishes and tapas in an authentic “tasca”, a local Portuguese restaurant.


After this medieval experience, get ready for the evening and plunge into a totally different atmosphere, where you will eat a 9 course dinner with wine pairing  at 1* Michelin restaurant Henrique Leis, who embraces French cuisine enhanced by flavours of his South American homeland. A kitchen that celebrates the elegance and importance of detail.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4

Go Karting Experience & 2* Michelin Vila Joya

Start your day with some fun! Fall back into childhood and feel the adrenaline of karting, in the biggest platform of the Algarve.

At dinner, be prepared to experience an exclusive culinary experience at Vila Joya, considered one of the best restaurants in the world. The Chef’s Table experience is the most delicious food creations from 2* Michelin chef, Dieter Koschina who will cook 12 dishes in front of you, entertain and interact with you at the same time!

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 5

1* Michelin São Gabriel & Craft Beer Brewery Tour

Enjoy lunch at 1* Michelin restaurant São Gabriel, a creative cuisine combining traditional Portuguese flavours with a contemporary twist, showing Chef Leonel Pereira’s Algarvian roots. All dishes are prepared with innovation and technical precision, taste and look truly unique.


After this delicious treat, head to a guided local beer brewery tour where you will learn the insight into micro brewery life, the journey beer goes through from start to finish and plenty of tasting along with snack food pairing. Taste a selection of quality craft beers, blazing a new trail in Portuguese beer culture. All their beers are easy drinking, popular craft beer types between 4 - 5% ABV, and recently won the award of the best local stout!

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 6

Clam Picking, Oyster Tasting & 1* Michelin Star Gusto

Spend few hours in the Ria Formosa with a local clam picker on a traditional fisherman´s wooden boat, discovering ancient clam picking secrets. You will also have the opportunity to visit an oyster nursery and taste some with local sparkling wine.


In the evening, enjoy vibrant 5-course Mediterranean cuisine with wine pairing that blends with cutting-edge Scandinavian-style design in 1* Michelin restaurant, Gusto by Heinz Beck. The restaurant features a lively open kitchen, a Cuban cigar menu and an alfresco terrace with views of the Infinity pool.

Overnight: Quinta do Lago

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 7

Departure

It is time to say goodbye to the beautiful Algarve and get ready for your private airport transfer. You are now richer in experiences, in emotions and have made unforgettable memories for the rest of your life. Get comfortable in-flight and watch over the lagoons feeling grateful for what you have discovered. Promise yourself “I’ll be back”.

Meals included: Breakfast


Price includes:

  • 7 nights stay in 5* hotel or Boutique Resort with breakfast included
  • 1 x  Michelin Star Lunch experience and 2 x Lunches
  • 4 x Michelin Star Dining experiences with wine pairing
  • All activities
  • Private guides during activities
  • Round-trips to Faro airport
  • All transports between activities
  •  Access to our exclusive e-book on the Algarve
  • Access to our e-walking city maps

Price excludes

  • Flights

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