Cante Alentejano or Alentejo’s Bread
We have resume this activity to a simple but amazing lunch, at one of the most traditional taverns of all Alentejo.
With a decoration that you might never seen before, keeping the style of the old traditional Alentejo tavern, we provide here not only and amazing journey of flavors trough the Alentejo cuisine, including and extraordinary amphora wine or “talha” wine produced at this place, as also the once in a life tine opportunity of witness the true Cante Alentejano in full freedom.
As any other wild animal, the Cante Alentejano not always appears when we wish. As it should be, arises spontaneously from the inspiration of the visitants of this tavern. We cannot promise that you can catch a glimpse of it’s beauty at it’s natural habitat, but we will promise you an unique meal and wine, at a peculiar place located in a lost simple village of Alentejo.
On the way we will visit Monsaraz, a beautiful medieval village.
We have created this activity for who wants to learn and have fun with Alentejo’s gastronomy. Available every Saturday mornings, using the oldest knowledge and the most natural ways we can find in our days, we take our clients to literally get hands on the bread dough and make the true and only, traditional Alentejo’s bread.
After putting the bread in the wood oven, while we wait for it to cook, we will visit some sites in Évora surroundings, rarely visit by any tourist.
The bread will be tasted, during a typical Alentejo lunch, including of course, the most exquisite wines produced in the region.
The location where both the bread making and and the lunch will be held, is an old and full recovered wind mill. Without any promises, if the weather allows, there might be the possibility of getting the wind mill in motion and working.
For reservations, please fill in the form presented, indicating the date, and all your questions. You will be contacted by the company to complete all booking procedures.
Alentejo a sea of plains, where calm and tranquility can be experienced at all of its places.
A region of a rural and familiar ambiance, offer unique possibilities for the direct contact with nature, agriculture and the local traditions, where folks deeply know the land, live from it, with it and for it.
Backcountry Tours has a single type of tourism in the region. We have created the possibility to have a comprehensiveness knowledge of a non touristic world that goes unnoticed for most of the visitants of Alentejo.
A world with a cultural patrimony built in centuries, crossing generations and surviving the passing of times. We offer tours about different themes that are pillars of the Alentejo rural culture.
Come discover the best of Alentejo, from the worldwide known wine, the olive oil to the breeding of the most exquisite animal species with rare characteristics of beauty and behavior, not forgetting the natural resources the the region still maintain. Enjoy arts and all the historical influence that this magnificent region was subject.
With the Backcountry Tours you will have access to locations never before explored by tourists, unique places where family business work for centuries of existence.