1 day
Duration
November
Month
Center
Location

TryPortugal invites you to roll up your sleeves and put your hands to work. Join the local people in the picking of the chestnut, get to know the “míscaros” (a type of mushroom), taste the regional specialties that the Center has to offer you, visit the autumn fairs, their crafts and, above all, enjoy the wonderful landscapes.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Alcaide/Manteigas
DURATION

1 day

WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, and jacket.

 

INCLUDED

Follow-up service Try Portugal;

Visit to a mycological farm with tasting;
Lunch in a typical restaurant;
Expert guide on chestnut during the walk for observation and picking of chestnuts;

“Magusto” in the embers with tasting of serranos products, and a small gift of the tour;

INSURANCE: Tours are fully insured according to the Portuguese Law in force for its activity All participants on our tours will be insured for Personal Accidents in the amount of 3.500 € for medical expenses and 20.000 € in case of death or permanent disability. We also have a limited liability insurance of 50.000 €.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: As per our General Terms. Please ask.

NOTE: The displayed price is calculated for a group of 50 people and doesn’t include VAT.

For more information please contact us.

Day 1

Arrival to Alcaide (Meeting with the representative of Try Portugal)

Departure for a visit to a farm with a specialist in Mycology where with briefing presentation we will be able to get to know a little more about which products fuels and not and also about their confection in the end, and for a good farewell, brief tasting of the products.

Going to the “Míscaros” Fair in Alcaide, free time to visit and enjoy this experience.

Departure to Manteigas, and upon arrival, lunch at a regional restaurant with unique dishes from the surrounding area such as Trout, Feijocas, and other specialties.

After lunch, we will meet a specialist in the area where we will start the experience of the chestnut. Explanation of the region and main characteristics of the chestnut of the region, following the experimentation of the chestnut harvest, always enjoying the magnificent landscapes of the Serra da Estrela.

Continuation of the experience with a “Magusto” (is a Portuguese tradition, where people socialize while are roasting chestnuts at the campfire) in the embers with a tasting of products serranos on a typical farm.

At the end of this wonderful “Magusto”, we bid farewell to our visitors with a pleasant memory of the region so that this experience can always be remembered.