The History and Gastronomy of Santarém

Portugal • Santarém

About the Experience

Discover the flavors of the most gothic city of Portugal in this delicious Food Tour in Santarem. It's 6 hours of history, good food, and fun through the secret corners of the city while you taste typical sweets, Tejo wines, cheeses, sausages, and a delicious lunch.

Why you will love

  • Discover the history and secrets of Santarém, the Gothic city of Portugal
  • Enjoy the city's most traditional sweets
  • Taste local Tejo's wines, cheeses, and sausages from local producers
  • Full lunch in a typical restaurant in the city


We start the Culinary Tour in Santarém at 10h00 outside the Convent of São Francisco. First, we will talk about the city’s history, the origin of its name, and the history of this beautiful 13th-century convent.

Then we will leave for a coffee and a tasting of the region’s traditional sweets in one of the city’s most renowned pastry shops.

We will continue to learn about the most important historical sites of the city. Then, we will cross the historic center and pass by the Cathedral of Santarém, Church of Marvila, Church of Graça, and Torre das Cabaças. To finish, we will enjoy the magnificent landscape of the viewpoint of the Jardim das Portas do Sol.

A pause for tasting Tejo wines and delicious regional products (cheeses and sausages) in a local establishment that prizes quality.

To end the tour, lunch in a typical restaurant in Santarém.

A word of advice: come on an empty stomach!


  • Local guide
  • Food and beverages described in the itinerary
  • Lunch
  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Additional consumption and expenses


Meeting Point: Convent of San Francisco


Additional Information

  • There is a minimum of two people for the tour to happen. If this number is not reached, you'll be notified in advance to request a full refund or schedule another day

Cancellation Policy

This booking is made under Food’n Road – Terms & Policies. The contract for the purchase is between you and the supplier as per their cancellation terms described below:

Cancellation notice up to 24 hours in advance will be entitled to a 50% refund;
Customers who fail to show up without prior notice will be charged in full.

from €95/person


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