Children under 18 are welcome but not allowed to have any alchoolic drinks in the restaurants
Alcoholic drinks inlcuded in the tour
Own car is needed to reach the meeting point in the countryside at 9.00 in the morning.
Bring your camera to take the most out of the rural Algarve.
Your tour guide will greet you at the farm in Poço Barreto train station, in Silves countryside.
After a 2-hours guided tour of the farm, we will move back to Silves by car.
Here we start the walking food tour in the old town center, immersed in the fascinating arabic atmosphere and tasting along the way genuine and authentic food.
After a delicious dessert enjoyed under the castle, we conclude the tour in a local distillery, located in Silves surroundings.
Learn how liquors and gins are made from local produce like oranges, figs, carrobs and almonds.
Orange Farm in Silves Countryside
One of the oldest orange farm in Algarve growing citrus fruits for the last four generations
Silves old town center
A medieval town, with a fascinating past as a moorish capital, and today one of the best preserved town in Algarve.
We will stop in different "tascas" to taste fresh and genuine produce from the Algarve.
A local distillery
Last stop to learn about the distillation process, and how figs, almonds and oranges are transformed in delicious spirits and gins.
We meet at restaurant O'Alambique at 9.15 in the morning in Poço Barreto on the N269 road. You will need your own car to reach the meeting point. If you need private transfer please send us an email to check pricing and availability.
Yes. IDs will be checked. Please refer to our Compare Page in order to check if the tour is Family Friendly or not.
Tours are held rain or shine. That’s how much we love the food! We ask you to check the weather before hand and dress appropriately. And don’t worry, tasting will occur indoors if needed as things don’t taste as good soggy.
You should bring with you a camera and a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing gloves. If it looks like rain we can provide you with a plastic rain poncho.
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.
On the Orange Farm and Silves Food Tour we can accommodate vegetarians, gluten or dairy intolerances, but not vegans.
On the Moncqhique secrets Food Tour we are unable to accommodate vegetarians, vegans, gluten or dairy intolerance.
Yes! Our tour is in English, but we can do Portuguese, German, Italian or French for private groups of at least 4 people.
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Jill, Ottawa, Canada
One of the best things to do in Algarve. Our guide Gloria, was knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating and fun. History accompanied by delicious local food that is complemented with wine and craft beer. Final stop holds an amazing surprise followed by dessert and liquors.