Ride Wine and Dine Dream Trip to Portugal
October 23, 2024
Land in Porto! You will be picked up by one of our drivers from the airport and whisked to our hotel in the historic area of Porto. You will need the evening to rest up! We have a big day tomorrow. (dinner on your own)
October 24, 2024
We will meet at 9:00 am for breakfast in the hotel, then head out for a walking tour of Porto. We will take a stroll down the river, see the best of the historic area and even visit the famous bookstore where the first chapters of Harry Potter were written! These are all very close within an easy walk.
We will then have lunch and head out to Ponte De Lima which will be our home away from home for the next week! After we settle in, we will get together for dinner.
October 25, 2024
After breakfast, we will head out for a spectacular ride through the local village. We will stop for wine, snacks and lunch along the way! Afterwards, we will head to the villas to rest and have a relaxing dinner in the evening.
October 26, 2024
After Breakfast, we will head to the school for riding lessons with a master- this is your chance to ride a Lusitano School Master with a Master Instructor! Afterwards, we will head back to our villas for a cooking class and a late lunch/early dinner.
October 27, 2024
Breakfast then Winery Day! We will visit a winery in the area, have lunch and an early evening of Fado.
October 28, 2024
Breakfast then Lesson Day #2! Talk at the Restaurant at Barn on working equitation and traditional riding.. …after lessons and lunch at the Riding Center, we will spend the afternoon visiting Ponte de Lima. This is the week of the big Wine Festival, and we will partaking in the local harvesting festivities!
October 29, 2024
Beach Ride! We will ride through the cliffs down to the beach where we will have a lovely lunch. Afterwards, we will be driven back to the villas and a local star chef will prepare us an amazing meal!
October 30, 2024
Our driver will drive you back to Porto to catch your flight