This tour will take you to a UNESCO-classified area. You will visit authentic villages, have guided visits to 2 wine producers, have lunch in a traditional restaurant and enjoy a relaxing cruise on a rabelo boat. Don’t miss this Douro valley experience!
What to Expect
The day starts with a pick-up at your hotel from Braga or Guimarães, where you will meet with a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. From there you will be driven to the beautiful Douro valley, the area that is classified by UNESCO as world heritage. On the way, you will be told the history and techniques that changed an entire region.
Your experience in the valley begins with a visit to a traditional Douro valley village. Here you will stop, listen and look. Prepare for a journey of the senses. In addition to its archaeology, the noble houses and religious monuments, this village offers delicious gastronomy – particularly the wine and the bread. You will have a guided visit of the Bread and Wine Museum, as well as a muscat wine producer producing the famous muscat from the Douro valley. Afterwards, on board a comfortable 9-seat van, you will traverse the valley from where you can see the monumental landscapes of the region, and scenery of stunning beauty. Later on at the town of Pinhão you will have lunch in a traditional restaurant, surrounded by the landscape of the valley and the river Douro.
Reinvigorated after the meal, it's time to get on board of a traditional rabelo boat and to enjoy the landscapes from where man squeezes this divine nectar: Port wine. After the cruise, it’s time to learn more about the famous Port wine. You will visit a Port wine producer and you will taste some of their wines. later, following the meander of the River Douro, seeing the extent of this mountainous region. Douro Tour is an experience not to be missed.
- Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
- Guided visits and wine tasting with two wine producers
- Complete lunch
- Cruise down the River Douro