3 to 7 Day Gastronomic Tours n’Cooking Classes


Our cooking holidays in Algarve offer comprehensive hands on experience designed to teach you to make splendid Portuguese food covering basic cooking techniques and inspire you with recipes that are authentic and traditional.

Cooking classes are fun to attend. You will learn new dishes, make new friends, and take home new techniques and ideas to make cooking at home more enjoyable.

​We will show you to carefully select the ingredients so you will be able to do it yourself and to prepare all the recipes easily.

We will take you to visit some of our local producers: olive oil; visit and see how local cheese is made, taste the finest salt flower crystals in the world and see the beautiful salt marshes, collect your own clams on an unique Natural Reserve, discover local vineyards and learn more about our wines, tasting! You will have the chance to experience the Mediterranean lifestyle visiting some of the best local food markets, you will be able to select your own fresh products and choose all the ingredients we will need for the cooking sessions.

These activities include 3 to 7 nights accommodation at Monte do Álamo, our Charming Rural Hotel in Tavira, integrated in a 7 hectares farm or as an option, if you are a group of friends, it’s also possible to stay in a private villa. Some activities will take place in the selected accommodation.

The groups are generally a mix of couples, singles, and friends traveling together. Everyone is there to enjoy the experience of cooking, eating and meeting new people so never a problem for solo travelers.

> 4/5 Days Gastronomic Tour

Day 1

> Arrival and reception at Monte do Álamo

> Dinner

Day 2

> Breakfast
> Visit to local food market and shopping
> Cooking class
> lunch
> Tour in a nearby village

> Dinner

Day 3

> Breakfast​​

> Visit to a local producer

> Lunch in a fishing village

> Cooking Class
> Dinner

Day 4
> Breakfast

> Visit to winery and wine tasting 

> Lunch in local village

> Boat tour in Ria Formosa Natural Park

> Dinner

Day 5

> Breakfast

> Check-out

The program above is an example of a possible 4/5 day Gastronomic Tour. All tours are tailor-made and can be adjusted to the client's preferences in terms of duration, activities included, etc.

* some daily activities can depend on the weather conditions (ex: boat tours and other outdoor activities) and may vary also with the season. Participants will be informed in advance of any possible changes.


For more information, please contact us.