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Sharing insights: a tailor-made tour in Portugal

One of the great advantages of planning a private tour in Portugal with a personal travel consultant is that only the best options are available. This means that only those options that are meaningful to you will be presented. At Episode Travel, we design and offer tailor-made tours in Portugal that go beyond the obvious. We know the best places, the most charming hotels, and yes, the best-kept secrets of this lovely country. And we share it with you. We design private tours Portugal with only the best handpicked experiences carefully selected for you by our team of experts.

Private Tours Portugal: Great hotels, Great hosts

Some people believe that hotels should be like “a home away from home”. At Episode travel, we feel that great accommodation should be a little more than that. Tailor-made tours in Portugal mean tailor-made hotel experiences. Experiences that match your needs and expectations. That’s why we’ve crossed the country looking for the best hotels, that will add an unforgettable touch to your private tours Portugal.

Private tours in Portugal: São Lourenço do Barrocal

Picking the hotel of your dreams for your tailor made-tour in Portugal will be exciting. When designing the itinerary of your private tour in Portugal with you, we will look for hotels that truly match the spirit of your trip. One of our favorite ones for an experience of understated luxury is São Lourenço do Barrocal. Near Monsaraz, in Alentejo, this is a lovely farm estate retreat to discover in your private tour in Portugal. Located in the heart of Alentejo it has been in the same family for over two centuries. It is now a top-notch, beautifully designed modern hotel, with guest rooms and cottages and a Spa. It tastefully blends heritage and contemporariness. At the hotel’s farm to table restaurant, you can taste the fabulous flavors of Alentejo. It serves fabulous dishes prepared with fresh, seasonal products only. Our tailor made tour in Portugal at Barrocal will give you a full experience of this magical place. Explore it by wandering through the vineyards. Take part of the wine harvest and create your own wine! Or simply enjoy it, in a unique wine tasting experience!

Tailor-made tours in Portugal: Casas do Côro

Heading north in your private tour in Portugal, in the town of Marialva, there is another “hidden” place. Here you will feel in tune with nature while enjoying the best of modern comfort. It’s called Casas do Côro, and it’s an eco-friendly, rural chic, complex of country houses. The hotel is set in an incredible natural landscape, not far from Vila Nova de Foz Côa. The closeness to the Côa Archeological Museum, where you will be amazed by the prehistorical cave engravings, is just one of the reasons to include this enchanting place in your private tour in Portugal. But there are many other activities to enrich your tailor made tour in Portugal. Pamper yourself at the holistic concept Spa at Casas do Côro. Or join a cooking or an offbeat food and wine experience. Visit the wine estates or try a cruise on the beautiful Douro river and be enchanted by this marvelous region.

A different Algarve: a tailor-made tour in Portugal

Travelling is also about seeing things under a new light. This is exactly what the Pensão Agrícola, in Tavira, offers. The chance to discover a different Algarve in your private tours Portugal. We highly recommend it for anyone looking for a tailor made tour, aspecial getaway in the south of Portugal. Surrounded by fig trees, orange trees and almond trees, it’s a delightful rural retreat with contemporary charm and a genuine soul. In the Algarve, it’s the perfect place to relax while discovering the region. A top accomodation in your private tour in Portugal. The new project, by Atelier Rua is immaculate: a house built in 1920 given a renewed soul, bright and luminous. Very close to the beach and the beautiful Ria Formosa (perfect for birdwatching). Pensão Agrícola has only 6 suites, all with a private patio, and many original experiences to enjoy: a tuk-tuk ride to the beach, special dinners and picnics.