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Rural Portugal in the 20th Century

Rural Portugal in the 20th Century

Duration:7 hours total
Languages:Offered in English and Portuguese

About your host

I have researched the economic history of rural Portugal through original documents relating first-hand of traditional practices and everyday life on old farms. I have studied private archives to compile a portrait of life in northern Portugal's Beira from the 1600s to the 20th century. The result is a presentation I have created describing life on the farm and agriculture as it was practiced over…
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What we’ll do

A visit to our exhibit tries to re-construct aspects of the quinta as it was in the early 20th century. We have collected old items and antiques and put them on display to give visitors the best sense of what rural Portugal might have looked like decades ago. A tour of the museum showcases videos explaining the history and context of agriculture in greater detail. The tour is conducted by Joao…

What else you should know

We welcome a dialog with guests as to the past and future of farming, and rural life in Europe.

Where you'll be

The experience will take place inside the "mini-museum" and on the grounds at Quinta da Alvarinheira.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

We welcome a dialog with guests as to the past and future of farming, and rural life in Europe.
Alex
farm visit
Rural Portugal in the 20th Century
New experience
$18 per person
New experience
$18 per person