Portugal invites you to a unique cultural and culinary experience in two of the main tourist regions in the country, the homeland of the best fish and of some of the finest wines in the world.
“Taste Portugal” is a training programme that will enable you to embrace a number of the most genuine Portuguese traditions and way of life. Learn how to cook traditional dishes and pastry with some of the best Portuguese Chefs, get in touch with our scenery and culture and also learn Portuguese!
The training will take place both in the Algarve and the Douro (respectively at the south and north of Portugal), at their Hospitality and Tourism School’s. The fee - €1000 per week - includes accommodation, lunches, theoretical and practical training and cultural visits to prominent places (such as museums, daily markets, wine cellars and salt marshes).
Week 1 – June 17th to 23rd – Algarve
Faro School of Hospitality and Tourism
Visits: to museums and beaches, fish auctions, the municipal daily market, a boat trip in the Ria Formosa’s Natural Park and tasting of regional products such as almonds, figs and carobs.
Week 2 – September 1st to 8th - Douro
Lamego School of Hospitality and Tourism
Visits: Raposeira’s wine cellars, the municipal daily market and museums; a cruise in the Douro and a day at the vineyards.
Please send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information: name, address, email, as well as preferred week/region indication.
Download the brochure here.
The Hospitality and Tourism Schools are managed by Turismo de Portugal, the official tourism organization.