This 9-hour Tour from Porto takes you on a fascinating tour through the Douro Valley where you discover four fabulous cities.
- Excellent value for money
- Lunch included
- Small-group tour by minibus
Start your Tour through at 09h00 and get yourself in the Douro Valley, a World Heritage Site, end explore Amarante, Lamego, Régua e Pinhão in this fantastic Full-Day tour.
The Douro Valley is known for its unique landscape where the river is beautifully flanked by green mountains on both sides. These mountains flank the river but they also serve a very important purpose: they are the soil where the wine vines are cultivated in terraces, making this sight even more fantastic. Nevertheless, there are plenty of other things to see in the valley including its rich culture, history, gastronomy, and traditions.
Contemplate the Douro is to live and keep in memory the magic and the mystery of an unforgettable region.
Visiting the Douro is to learn about their culture, gastronomy and history. Is a tour through an unforgettable river in unique region.
The first region to visit is Amarante, in the north of Portugal, Amarante has become very important in history after Saint Gonçalo´s arrival between 1187 and 1259. He settled himself here after his pilgrimage through Rome and Jerusalem, making this city an important religious sight in Portugal. Explore the typical streets of the city, that breath history and heritage, offering unique places. Visit the S. Gonçalo church and the Roman Brigde.
The Second city to visit is Lamego, one of the most important urban centers in the Douro region, in lamego, are born the tastiest apples and cherries, and also, the best olives to produce a high quality olive, which is very appreciated in Portugal. Visit the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary built in a magnificent rococo and Baroque style, and delight you palate by tasting some of the best products in the region.
Proceed your tour to Régua, an established wine region since 1756. Régua is the capital of the demarcated region of Port Wine production. It was from Régua that left the firsts boats called “rabelos” full of barrels of Port Wine to the wine cellars. This region is also gifted with a set of wonder landscapes, explore them and see the Bagaúste Dam while having a nice lunch.
End your Day in Pinhão, the heart of the Alto Douro Valley, in a fantastic visit to Quinta do tedo, where you will see all the secrets behind the precious and well-known Port Wine, learn about the cultivation and production process and enjoy a tasting at the wine estate.
The Tour ends with the hotel drop of around 18h30
Porto or Gaia´s centrally-located hotels
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
9 hours (approx.)
- Wine tasting
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Transport by private vehicle
- Personal Expenses
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability