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Small boutique tour operator International Culinary Tours is offering a new 10-day itinerary sampling the food and wines of Portugal from Lisbon to the Douro Valley. Departing Sept. 1, 2017, the tour explores Lisbon through its food and wine on a private walking tour and the Douro River Valley through a winery tour and first-class tapas dining experience at one of the area’s finest restaurant. Additional highlights include a visit to Sintra Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where guests have a picnic lunch in the seaside town of Cascais; a local market tour in Oporto followed by a hands-on cooking class with a private chef; a private yacht excursion on the Douro River; and a half-day guided walking tour of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Rates for the Portugal – Lisbon & The Douro Valley & Oporto itinerary start at $3,495 pp, and include four-star accommodations, daily breakfast, four dinners, seven lunches and all excursions listed in the itinerary. For more information, call (800) 341-8687 or visit