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Portuguese Legends and Culture

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Starting from £97.70 GBP / Adult
Immerse yourself in Portuguese traditions and culture with this fun painting workshop in the legendary Barcelos village. Barcelos village is located in the luxurious and lush Minho Region of Portugal. Stretch your legs and explore the town's historic landmarks. Cross the Gothic bridge over Cávado River and wander into the heart of the medieval village. Explore a Baroque-inspired garden and see the Church of Senhor Bom Jesus de la Cruz. Your adventure continues with a painting workshop where you'll learn how to paint a Barcelos Rooster. The Barcelos Rooster is one of Portugal's most famous local icons. Meet a local craftsperson who will show you how to paint your very own Barcelos Rooster. Create your own distinctively-Portuguese souvenir while learning about local cultural traditions. Afterward, if time permits, visit the Thursday market, Portugal's oldest outdoor market or browse the town's charming shops.
  • Wander past historic landmarks in Barcelos village, crossing the Gothic bridge and the ruins of the Palace of the Counts.
  • Stroll a Baroque-inspired garden and visit the Church of Senhor Bom Jesus de la Cruz.
  • Participate in a painting workshop where you'll learn how to paint your own Barcelos Cock, a Portuguese icon.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 900 yards and negotiate approximately 2 to 6 steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Water paints, brushes, and aprons are provided. Although the painting activity is light, guests are advised to wear appropriate clothing for the activity.
Location Porto (Leixoes), Portugal Porto (Leixoes), Portugal
Tour Code EP4G EP4G
Duration4.50 Hours 4.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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