The Boat Farm Experience
Cross the river Tejo by boat and lad directly on a farm with more than 100 hectares. Come and discover this paradise in the heart of Ribatejo.
Location: Vila Franca de Xira
Duration: 8 hours Number of persons: 8 to 30 people
Under confirmation of the farmer (we confirm)
Our experience will include:
- Boat trip with boarding in Vila Franca de Xira or Valada do Ribatejo
- Arrival to the farm and welcome by the producer
- Guided tour of the farm
- Harvesting experience with vegetables or seasonal fruit
- Tasting with wine, sausages and traditional sweets
Transportation from Lisbon :
1 un = 1 transportation - 2 - 4 persons
2 un = 1 transportation - 5 - 8 persons
3 un = 2 transportation - 9 - 16 persons
4 un = 3 transportation - 17 -20 persons
With great work and dedication our producer produces varied crops in 100 hectares of land, from corn, vegetables, peanuts, grapes among others and even horses, this is in fact an unusual property, right next to the river Tejo. Come and visit a practically unknown paradise in Ribatejo.
Our partner began with the purchase of a 12 meter boat witch carries 40 passengers. It is a traditional craft of the Tejo River, in heyday was used to transport fish from the coast to the fish markets up-river. It has been completely restored and adapted for sightseeing.
Tejo River its the longest waterway of the Iberian Peninsula. It rises in the Sierra de Albarracín in Spain at a point about 150 kg from the Mediterranean coast, and flows westward across Spain and Portugal for 1,0007 kg, to empty into the Atlantic Ocean near Lisbon. Its drainage basin of 81,600 square km is only exceeded on the peninsula by that of the Ebro River, to the northeast.