For its second edition GFNY Portugal has partnered with Winelands by DOC DMC, a local travel agency in Lisbon.
Please have a look on the hotels listed below which we have selected for our participants as well as some excursions and experiences in the destination.
It all can be booked directly through this website.
Departure from Cascais by minivan or bus to visit Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of the European continent. It is always an emotion to know this place where only the Atlantic separates Europe from the United States.
Here you can imagine the courage of the Portuguese when they boarded their caravels in search of new horizons. Continue to the small town of Colares, famous for its wines that are among the only ones to survive the attack of the phylloxeira in the nineteenth century, and produce a wine of superior quality to this day. Get to know the wonderful history of this farm, the westernmost of the continent and taste its wines of great mineralogy thanks to this unique terroir and the Atlantic air.
Price 65€ /Pax
HOTEL PALACE ESTORIL GARDENS
The iconic Hotel Palácio Estoril has a terrace and beautiful gardens next to the swimming pool.
You'll be offered a welcome recepton with a noodles buffet drinks and Chill-out Live or DJ – music.
Price 39€ /Pax
Sintra, the old summer village of the Portuguese kings, has been named a cultural heritage site by humanity many years ago . The charm and romanticism of this village enchants any visitor to this day.
Morning departure from Cascais. The first stop will be the Palace of Pena, a romantic 18th century castle, where the last king of Portugal lived before he had to go into exile.
The building of a mixture of curious styles, looks in fact like a fairy castle.
Walking through it the history of Portugal becomes present, in fact it seems that the king left yesterday ...
The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park that deserves a walk. It is also possible to arrive with a small train that stops practically at the entrance door of the castle.
Visit and then continuation to the village of Sintra.
Free time to take a stroll through iits picturesque alleys and squares. In its many ceramic and handicraft shops you can find a little present to take home. You should also try the typical Sintra cheese biscuits or pillow cakes during a coffee break at the emblematic Café de Paris.
Price 55 €/Pax
2 hours sailing tour to enjoy Lisbon and its special light at sunset. The cruise will pass infront of the most important monuments of the city such as the Belém Tower, the monument to the Portuguese Discoveries, the Ajuda Palace, Terreiro do Paço, Alfama, Parque das Nações.
During the cruise a glass of wine with regional cheese will be offered.
Note: Includes departure from Estoril and return to Estoril.
Price – €70,-
Fun ride in tuktuk through the neighbourhoods of the historical centre of Lisbon.
The tuktuk is the ideal means of transport to enjoy the picturesque squares and narrow alleys of neighborhoods like Alfama, Baixa and Chiado. The tour will also go through some of the most beautiful viewpoints in the city and will allow you to enjoy Lisbon from its hills where it reveals breathtaking panoramas.
During the tour there will be some stops to taste Lisbon's delicacies such as sardines, red wine, the famous Ginjinha liqueur or the custard tarts.
This is the best option to get to know truly local people and habits intrinsic to Portuguese culture when it comes to gastronomy. In addition, the whole adventure takes place on board an electric vehicle, environmentally friendly and silent.
Price – 75€/Pax
For those who want to dedicate a whole day to get to know the most western and exotic capital of Europe.
Departure by morning bus from Cascais to Lisbon. Upon arriving at the panoramic tour of the district of Belém, which still bears witness to the most important period in the history of Lisbon, the glorious time of the discoveries in the fifteenth century.
Visit to the monument of the Portuguese Discoveries, the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery with entrance to the church.
Coffee break at the famous Fábrica dos Pastéis de Belém where you can taste the sweetest secret of Lisbon - the pastel de Nata.
Next, take the bus up the Marquês de Pombal, an important crossroads from where the Avenida da Liberdade goes down to the historic centre. Climb to the Largo Portas do Sol where you can enjoy a wonderful panorama of the city.
Then a walk through Alfama, the oldest neighbourhood in Lisbon, and a descent to Terreiro do Paço. At lunchtime free time to look for some snacks. Afterwards, we will go for a walk with a guide through the typical districts of downtown and Chiado with free time for shopping. At the end of the afternoon return to Cascais by bus.
Believer or not, Fatima is a spiritual place that does not leave anyone indifferent. Departure in the morning in minian or bus from Cascais. The transfer time will be ca hour and a half. Visit Fatima.
Then continue to Nazaré, a small fishing village that has recently gained fame as a surfing destination for its giant waves.
Free time for lunch by the sea or in one of the taverns in the centre.
In the afternoon, visit of Obidos, one of the many cultural heritage sites by Unesco. The romantic village in fact deserves a visit. Stroll through its alleys and painterly squares, explore its handicraft shops and don't miss a Ginjinha, the typical sour cherry liqueur that has its origin in this village.
At the end of the afternoon I return to Estoril.
Get to know the genuine Portuguese cuisine. In this workshop you will be together with a Portuguese Chef and you will prepare your own meal following the instructions of the Chef. Start preparing a healthy Caldo Verde or the famous scrambled eggs with farinheira and also the national dish Bacalhau that the Portuguese know how to prepare in a thousand and one ways.
At the end of the workshop, enjoy a family lunch or dinner.
2-6 guests p.p. € 90,-
7 and mor guiests up to max 20 p.p. € 80,-
Departure from Cascais to Lisbon. The westernmost neighborhood in town is Belem. Visit to some of the city's exlibris monuments.
Entrance to the impressive cloisters of the Jeronimos monastery.
Stop for photography at the Torre de Belem, a symbol of Lisbon, at the monument of the discoveries and at the factory of the Pasteis de Belem or other pastry shop to taste the masi doce secret of Lisbon - the famous Pasteis de Belem.
This tour goes along the Estoril Coast to the small town of Gradil. Visit one of the most emblematic farms in this area located near the small village of Gradil. Wine tour with the owner or one of his assistants. Wine tasting accompanied by Gourmet tapas.
On the way back stop at one of the wonderful beaches of this area.
Duration 3 hours
Please fill in our online bookingform indicating which hotel or tour you would like To book with the number of people.
You will be send an invoice. All Excursions have to be fully prepaid.
We will send you your tour vouchers after we receive your payment.
Payment methods available: Visa or Mastercard, American Express, wire transfer
Tours can be cancelled free of charge until one month prior to the tour.
Less than one month untill 15 days before the tour 50% of tour amount will be charged.
Less than 3 days before the tour and no show 100% of tour amount will be charged.