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Quinta Do Frances Winery

Opens in 25 min: 02:00 - 17:30
Open today: 02:00 - 17:30

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Winery with guided tour, wine tasting and wine shop in the Algarve. Owned by a French man which produces high quality red, rosé and white wines. Open all year.
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Odelouca River Valley | Sitio da Dobra, Cx Postal 862H, Silves 8300-037, Portugal
+351 282 106 303
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All reviews wine tasting informative tour tapas wine making tasty wines interesting visit river valley whole process rural algarve answering all of our questions great tour worth a visit spend an afternoon feel very welcome warm welcome couple of hours terroir
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little vineyard, we visited with our 11 week old baby and were made to feel very welcome on the tour and tasting, Tânia was extremely knowledgeable and provided a great tour. We were surprised at just how good the wine was, so much so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Had a tasting with Tania and she gave a great tour with information that I have never heard in all the years of touring wineries. She was engage and her wines were exceptional! Don’t trust the GPS coordinates. Use you eyes when you get close...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this winery after a guide book review recommended it. Don’t follow your satnav though, it takes you to the other side of the estate. A knowledgeable host described three delicious wines which were served in a modern setting with a fantastic view. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We drove out here as we were in Silves having a look around. Tasting of 3 wines was €6.50 and 5 wines €10.50 (with nothing refunded for buying a bottle or two). Even if the wines were to my liking, I would have thought that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Willowsinoz
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped by without a reservation...we weren’t expecting a tour... you have to pre- book a tour...we did have a nice wine tasting for 5 euros & purchased the upper end wine...Tanya was informative & friendly

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We went here while in Albufeira for a week, to celebrate our parents 65th birthdays. Turned out to be the perfect gift. Tania, our guide, took us through the history of Quinta do Francês witch was really interesting and she knew everything there was to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank erikaskogsberg
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Well worth the time to visit this wonderful vineyard. You get to learn about the wines they make and really see around the place they make the wine. Very informative and interesting and they were able to answer all of our questions. You then get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 380debbie
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Nice guided tour with a very nice and wellspeaking guide, Tania. The wines were very good and we can absolutely recommend a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

A great experience, what a day. From the minute we were picked up by our tour guide to the sing song in the mini bus with the driver and with our new Irish friends on the way back, superb :-) The tour was brief, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank alanr0bs0n
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the winery whilst on holiday in Carvoeiro and would highly recommend. Tania the tour guide conducted the tour in English and we were first shown the vines and told about the history of the vineyard and the terroir. We were then shown the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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15 April 2018|
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Response from Patrick A | Property representative |
No it's not necessary. See you.
27 January 2017|
Response from Patrick A | Property representative |
In June we are only closed on Monday and open for the week-end. Kind regards
sue p
6 April 2015|
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Response from Patrick A | Property representative |
Dear Sue, Thanks for your interest in visiting our winery. The taxi cost is about 35€ to 40€. Here is the contact if you need (351)919 798 213. If you need further information, don't hesitate to contact us through our... More
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