Rota da Dieta Mediterrânica

Discover the flavours, the culture, the heritage and the genuine products of the Mediterranean, Portugal style!

Throughout the South, discover the places where you can enjoy the most delicious food, meet craftsmen who combine materials of the past with arts of the present, visit sites of millenary heritage which exhibit the deep bond between local communities and the land, or taste local quality products representing the Mediterranean Diet, an ancient and healthy lifestyle.


Located in the antechamber of the Mediterranean, a civilization cradle, the Algarve perfectly mixes its cultural and climate

influences with those from the Atlantic. Closely related, Earth and Sea entwined millenary relations of complicity, creating fantastic adventures, and shaping a strong personality in its products. This is the territory we are going to show you, in a discovery of the Mediterranean
Diet soul and its best locations, key players, products and cultural traits. As olive oil is one of the Mediterranean Diet main traits, we will start this route by a billenary olive tree that can be found leaving road N125 (Km 130.5) at the tourist resort of Pedras D’El Rei 1- Jorge Amado St., 46B, 8800-562.

Em Tavira, comunidade representativa de Portugal no reconhecimento pela UNESCO da Dieta Mediterrânica

como Património Cultural Imaterial da Humanidade, poderá realizar dois itinerários onde a temática Mar e Terra estão bem representados, ligando locais de forte personalidade mediterrânica. Rota da Terra
As comunidades “Serrenhas”, habitando há milénios numa região montanhosa agreste e frágil, desenvolveram uma sabedoria que faz parte do ADN cultural da Dieta Mediterrânica: viver do que a terra dá, em cada estação, aproveitando todos os recursos e articulando-os de forma sustentável.
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