Rice Field to Table Comporta
On this Rice Field to Table Comporta day trip you will be able to marvel in the beauty of the area of Comporta and follow the whole rice farming cycle until it reaches your plate. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, comprised of a tasting of several traditional seafood rice dishes and a wine tasting of the best wines produced at Herdade da Comporta.
Comporta is a place in Alentejo, just south of Lisbon, of special beauty, where the vibrant colors sparkle in the sunlight and where the land quietly reveals the best it has to offer. It is a place of aromas and flavors that mingle in perfect harmony with the breeze from the sea and the green of the forest.
It is not commonly known that Portugal has a very relevant production of rice. Specifically in the beautiful area of Comporta, rice farming the culture of rice started there in the 20th century and it became the most notable aspect of local identity and a real icon of the Estate – Herdade da Comporta – and therefore it is the perfect spot for our Rice Field to Table Day Trip.
Rice plays an important role in Portuguese cuisine, and most importantly in local cuisine and some of the best restaurants that specialize in different rice dishes are located here and the Lisboners roam to Comporta all year round for these special dishes that are some of the best in the country.
DETAILS OF THIS TRIP
Approximately 8 hours (including roundtrip Lisboa-Comporta*)
September and October – Monday through Friday
4 pax / Maximum: 15 pax
DO YOU WANT TO CUSTOMIZE THIS EXPERIENCE?
*Please note that we can still arrange the experience if you are staying in other place besides Lisbon, or if you are staying in Comporta already. Also, if you would like to use your own means of transportation we are more than happy to accommodate your preferences.