We will start with a breakfast in a traditional green wine vineyard with a breathtaking view. While enjoying the regional delicacies, you will learn about the history of wine production in Portugal. As you walk through the grape plantation, you will learn the techniques of local farmers, from planting to harvesting.
Continuing, we will follow the path that the grapevine travels from the vineyard to an 18th century wine cellar still in use. In this part, you will receive explanations on wine production in a family tradition. In addition, it will be possible to taste the wine made there and to know the historical artifacts used by that family.
Our tour continues on a medieval bridge with mysterious writings. Traditional lunch is included, you will be taken to an original restaurant of the region where you can enjoy the "cod with potatoes to the punch" among other spices.
After lunch, the next stop is the church and Catholic shrine of Santa Senhorinha de Basto, a stone chapel made in the 16th century. The tour ends at the railway museum where you can enter old carriages and observe the details of a royal carriage.
• Musee ferroviaire de Arco de Baulhe, R. da Estacao, Arco de Baulhe 4860-068 Portugal
• Viva o Arco, Rua Arco de Baulhe 110, Cabeceiras de Basto 4860-405 Portugal