Portugal is still one of the destinations that can offer the perfect mix of relaxation therapies and useful lessons for your lifestyle. We have chosen for you a mansion Lousada, an area where Porto wine and cuisine are combined by a scientist who is lost in history. Mansion dating from XIV century and over time belonged to the same family, being the part of a whole series of generations of nobility of the country. You will be impressed by the facade and interior, especially the hosts and elegant experience that will live here. You will split days between sessions relaxing bath with herbs, wine tastings and cooking lessons.
Everything will be seasoned with short trips to the most interesting Portuguese areas, so your holiday will have a cultural advantage. You will visit, for example, Guimaraes downtown, where the impressive Palace of the Dukes of Bragança, place recently included on the UNESCO list. You sit in the kitchen with famous chefs, you will learn traditional recipes Portuguese confectionery, created over centuries in monasteries in the country. But you'll learn how to use herbs in cooking and cosmetics. The vineyards of the Douro Aveleda and will taste wines, fruity, low alcohol. The big surprise: local cheeses, which I'm sure you have not heard too much. You learn to distinguish them and to match or main dishes to desserts.