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Short Break to Rural Alentejo

Self Drive Portugal’s Heartlands

Best time to travel
Apr - Oct
Ideal length
4 nights
Perfect for
From (incl flights)
€1,699 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Lisbon.
  • 4 days pre-arranged car rental in a Volkswagen Sharan, Seat Alhambra or similar.
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in one of our luxury partner properties.
  • Tailored experiences including a clay pottery workshop and a horse riding excursions through the vineyards.
  • Culinary excursions including a vineyard tour and tastings and a picnic in the estate.
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Relish in unlimited relaxation in the Portuguese countryside on this short getaway to rustic and rural Alentejo. Spend your days exploring the vineyards on horseback or on walking tours or simply relax by the pool, sampling the vineyard’s finest offerings. We’ve arranged excursions such as a delicious picnic on the estate, a vineyard tour and a clay pottery workshop as well as four days’ car rental, perfect for your own explorations. No day is complete without a feast of traditional Alentejo fare, created under the expert eye of Michelin-starred chef, Joachim Koerper.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin from Lisbon.

Upon arrival in Lisbon, pick up your rental car and drive to your luxury accommodation in the heart of rural Alentejo, surrounded by endless vineyards and olive trees. Settle into the Portuguese countryside at your working farm and winery, your home for the next four nights.

Explore your surrounds with a range of excursions.

Take part in a clay pottery workshop before setting off on a horseback ride through the vineyard. Enjoy a vineyard visit and enjoy tastings of its signature wines and sit down to a delicious picnic on the peaceful estate.

Set off on a horseback ride through the vineyard
Enjoy pure relaxation.

Unwind by the infinity pool and at the luxury spa or stroll through the farm at your leisure. Michelin-starred chef, Joachim Koerper, leads the culinary offerings at the hotel, presenting traditional Alentejo fare with a twist, wonderfully paired with the hotel’s best wines.

Unwind by the infinity pool
Drive to the airport for your flight home.

Drop off your rental car and board your flight. Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Short Break Reconnect in Alentejo, Hotel Malhadinha Nova

Hotel Malhadinha Nova

Surrounded by endless vineyards and olive trees, Hotel Malhadinha Nova welcomes you to the pleasures of rural Alentejo at this working farm and winery.

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What people are saying

“Can’t say enough good things about OROKO Travel. Everyone was so helpful, especially Aisling whose recommendations were exactly what we were looking for.”

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