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Things to do in Portugal with Us
Visit a beautiful Gothic church dating back to the 15th century blending several architectural styles. Get impressed with one of the most popular macabre monuments in Portugal.
Marvel with a masterpiece of Moorish Revival architecture that dazzles visitors with ornate gilded stuccowork, decorated ceilings, stained-glass windows, and wood floors inlaid with geometric patterns.
Enjoy a private visit to a gorgeous traditional winery with fine-quality and one of the most prestigious wine producers in the country. Pamper to a private wine and olive oil tasting and gourmet lunch.
Four Days pampering your taste buds! Treat yourself to unique premium wine tastings at some of the most intimate wine lodges and charming wineries in Porto and Douro valley. Learn about Portuguese gastronomy and venture into an enthusiastic cooking class.
Feel like family at this charming farmhouse producer of high-quality wines. Taste their finest wines, and venture into a cooking class. Flavor the locally produced ingredients.
Experience a thrilling cooking experience and engage with the stories and flavors of Portuguese cuisine, creating a menu designed to detail. Embark on a private guided tuk-tuk journey and uncover from the Bairro Alto palaces to the Baixa's glistening display windows.
Cook with the guidance of a Chef and engage with the stories and flavors of Portuguese cuisine, creating and tasting a menu designed to detail. Visit Lisbon's landmarks of Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower and savor the mouthwatering local pastry accompanied by a glass of Port wine.
Learn about Azorean gastronomy and culture by experiencing a private cooking class. Led by a captivating local in a cozy, homey, and relaxed atmosphere, discover the island cuisine's secrets and methodology.
Board a sensory experience at a lovely 13th-century property. Learn about Portuguese gastronomy and venture into an enthusiastic cooking class. Time to visit a charming 17th-century estate located in the heart of the Vinho Verde Wine Region.
The food in Portugal is a closely protected secret. Engaging in Private Cooking Classes in Portugal with a local is priceless, and this is something we can organize for you!
Based on genuine quality products cooked according to traditional recipes, sometimes mingled with innovative tendencies, Portuguese cuisine has everything to please everyone, even the most discerning palate. Due to its authenticity and quality, Cooking Classes in Portugal should be mandatory during a Food trip.
Cooking Classes in Portugal are a unique experience one can engage in at a family-owned property, which involves ancient Portuguese recipes, fresh local ingredients, high-quality products, lots of enjoyment, and love.
The increasing interest in this activity created an emerging tendency for new places offering Cooking Classes in Portugal. Nowadays, with the quantity of information available online, one may feel overwhelmed and hopeless during trip planning. Trust our Travel advisors to assist you during the trip planning and book only the best options available in each region in Portugal.
With Portugal Deluxe, one can take private Cooking Classes in Portugal in Porto, Lisbon, Cascais, Alentejo, Algarve, Madeira, and the Azores.
We might say that Portuguese cuisine hinges on five icons - the fish, the olive oil, the port wine, the sweets, and the cheese. Ultimate Cooking Classes in Portugal should harmonize everything - the food with the wine, cheese, and sweets with the port wine! Are you convinced yet? Book your Cooking Course in Portugal with us.
Our preferred Cooking Class in Lisbon combines Sintra, an extraordinary town with a surreal mixture of history and fantasy, protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, with Cascais. This formerly quaint fishing village became a popular resort favored by European nobility and kings in the early 20th century. Today it is a colorful cosmopolitan town with elegant pedestrian streets, luxuriant villas, fashionable shops, restaurants, and bars.
Located only 30 minutes from Lisbon, upon arrival to Cascais, relish a walking visit to the local market led by your Chef.
The next stop will be at a charming, noble house, where the cooking class takes place with the guidance of who knows the best secrets of Portuguese cuisine.
After lunch, with the assistance of an expert guide, explore Sintra historical center and venture into a private guided visit to the extraordinary and emblematic Pena Palace.
The Azores is unique! Our Cooking Class in the Azores is equally an outstanding experience!
Indulge in a private authentic gastronomic journey. With the guidance of an enthusiast and charming local, Maria, visit a mid-nineteenth-century market. Marvel with the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, mainly pineapple, butcheries, fishmongers, and of course, the famous Rei dos Queijos (King of cheese), which is pretty revealing and fair.
At a privately-owned farm, be audacious, dress in your apron, and get your hands dirty! You are welcome to help and cook! Learn with the best the art of local recipes that reveal the history and residents' roots.
In a homey atmosphere, sit down and relax during our Cooking Classes in Portugal. Enjoy a flavored meal with plenty of history and love!
Our Cooking Class in Porto is one of our preferred Cooking Classes in Portugal. Led by our lovely Ana, the "Chef" and owner of a lovely property dating back to the 13th century, this is a unique magical experience.
Enjoy a magical day around flavors and scents in the old family kitchen learning about authentic Portuguese recipes.
Prepare a full menu, from starter to dessert. Grab a basket to pick the vegetables, herbs, and seasonal products from the garden. Taste a rich flavored coffee in the garden. You are ready to start the lesson when dressed with a hat and apron. During the cooking course, taste tapas and wine, learn, and have fun!
Twenty Years ago, Portugal Deluxe started promoting private cooking classes in Portugal, being the pioneers of Food and Wine Tours in Portugal. Our first Chef, currently two-Michelin star, Chef José Avillez, was a gem and proudly shared some of the best secrets of Portuguese gastronomy.
Don't get frustrated if you fail the opportunity to meet Chef José Avilez. We still have an extraordinary team of locals and professionals eager to host you and reveal their tricks. Ideally held on privately owned properties, the cooking classes can take place at a local market, noble houses, family homes, wineries, or hotels.
Whether held by a local with excellent cuisine skills or a professional, our Cooking Classes in Portugal should be intimate experiences personalized to the client's dietary preferences and restrictions.