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Lamego: Quinta da Portela de Baixo Winery Tour and Tasting

1. Lamego: Quinta da Portela de Baixo Winery Tour and Tasting

Enjoy a unique winery experience in the Portuguese countryside at Quinta da Portela de Baixo winery in Lamego. Try some wines that were produced at the winery and have the option of taking a walking tour through the two farms. Meet your host and make your way to the Wine Cellar Museum. Walk through exhibits which chronicle 200-years of wine-making history. Learn about how the wine-making process has evolved over time. Take in views of the foothills and vineyards at the winery. Savor a tasting of a sparkling wine, three port wines, and a DOC Douro white and red wine. Pair your wine with bôla (Portuguese pastry), olive oil, cheese, and jam. Have the option taking a tour through the two farms before ending your experience.

Private Faro Airport Transfers to Albufeira (car up to 4pax)

2. Private Faro Airport Transfers to Albufeira (car up to 4pax)

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Private 8-Day Tour of Portugal from Lisbon

3. Private 8-Day Tour of Portugal from Lisbon

Experience a fantastic 8-day tour of Portugal’s beautiful cities, and enjoy a week full of exciting and interesting activities. Day 1 (Wednesday): Arrival in Lisbon Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Lisbon. You have the rest of the day to spend as you wish, for example you can use this day to enjoy a stroll through the city. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 2 (Thursday): Lisbon Explore Lisbon on a scenic drive through the old town to Alfama, the oldest district of the city. Afterwards you will visit the Jerónimos Monastery, home to one of the most beautiful cloisters in the world. You will then continue on to Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries before heading back to the hotel. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 3 (Friday): Lisbon – Coimbra Leave the capital city and drive to the picturesque village of Óbidos, where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll. Afterwards you will head to the traditional fishing village of Nazaré, where you will visit the famous Monastery of Batalha. Continue on to Fátima, the largest place of pilgrimage in Portugal which attracts 4 to 6 million pilgrims every year. From there you can take a trip to the traditional university city of Coimbra. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 4 (Saturday): Coimbra – Porto Enjoy a tour of the Baroque library and St. Michael’s Chapel of the oldest university in Portugal, which was founded in 1291. Afterwards you will drive to Porto, the second largest city in the country. Here you can enjoy an extensive panoramic tour of the city to the cathedral. You will then visit the old stock exchange of Porto – the Palácio da Bolsa – before sampling local wine at a famous port winery. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 5 (Sunday): Porto – Vila Real Today you will leave the capital of the north and head to the green province of Minho, where you will explore the region of Vinho Verde (green wine). Visit the old town of Braga, which is also known as the Rome of Portugal. You will then head to the sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte with a monumental stairway. Afterwards you will drive to the city of Guimarães, the cradle of Portugal. Explore the old town and the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza. You will then drive through Amarante to Vila Real. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 6 (Monday): Vila Real – Guarda After breakfast you will drive to the station of Vila Real. Travel by train through the Port wine region, and along the Corgo River to Régua. Enjoy a fantastic trip to Lamego, known for Presunto (dry-cured ham), where you can take a break. Continue on through Viseu to the city of Guarda at 1,000 meters above sea level. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 7 (Tuesday): Guarda – Lisbon Today you will head through the mountainous areas of Portugal to the city of Castelo Branco. Explore the gardens of the Bishop’s Palace before heading towards the city of Tomar. There you will visit the Templar Castle before driving back to Lisbon. Overnight stay with breakfast at a 3 or 4-star hotel. Day 8 (Wednesday): Depart Lisbon Transfer to the airport in Lisbon.

From Porto to Douro Valley, Unesco World Heritage

4. From Porto to Douro Valley, Unesco World Heritage

Be welcome as guests by an unconventional guide who enjoys specialized trips with focus on local heritage, history and cultural features. Experienced with a niche sector of visitors who prefer private rather than mass tourism. Discover the tastes of the Douro Valley on this driving tour heading for two stunning wineries on this day trip from Porto. Admire natural and man sculptured views of the valley, classified as Unesco World Heritage, and sample a range of local wines and flavors enjoying a magnificent lunch composed of regional delicacies. Be picked up at the designated meeting point in the morning and travel in an air-conditioned vehicle (Mercedes-Benz Van) towards the wine region of Sabrosa. Short stop for a coffee at the well preserved historic town center in Amarante and taste regional wines at both wine estates before venturing further into the mountains. Arriving at the family-owned vineyard, enjoy a guided tour of the winery's facilities. Following a hand-picked selection of their fine Port and Doc wines, sit back and relax on a scenic drive to the countryside to have lunch and savor typical and delicious Portuguese food with local specialties accompanied with wine from Douro. After lunch, go on a boat trip along the river Douro in Pinhão, a relaxing moment to enjoy the views and contemplate the lush rolling landscapes from the vineyards. Rest in a smooth journey for the next winery, visit the place and taste a selection of renowned Port Wines. Walk around their high-quality facilities while admiring sweeping countryside views before tasting their delectable Ports. Take a scenic drive National Highway 222, which winds along the river Douro before returning to your accommodation in Porto.

From Porto: Douro Valley with River Cruise and Wine Tasting

5. From Porto: Douro Valley with River Cruise and Wine Tasting

This wine route goes through the Douro Valley enjoying the essential points of the north of Portugal: Peso da Regua, Pinhão and Lamego. You will get to know them in detail and also enjoy a boat trip on the Douro River and a wine tasting in a well-known Quinta. Leaving Porto, you will enjoy a full day visiting places where wine is the protagonist. You will be able to admire what was named "the most beautiful road in the world", with its beautiful landscapes, until you reach Pinhao. This small village, on the right bank of the river, is considered the center of the Douro Denomination of Origin region. Many of the Port producing quintas are located here, and its scenic, natural and cultural importance has earned it the title of World Cultural Heritage. From here, you will enjoy a 50-minute boat ride along the river. Along the way, you can marvel at the unique panoramic view of the vineyards and terraces that characterize the landscape. Next, we will visit one of the most emblematic quintas in the Douro region. You will take a guided tour to understand what are the Quintas and their function and you will learn how wine is made and its aging stages. You will be able to see the vineyards with their varieties, as well as the winery. In addition, you will do a wine tasting while discovering its personality. Here you will live an experience in which the five senses come together, being this the ideal place to feel the charm and the purest essence of the Douro. You will visit Lamego, where you will have free time to have lunch and get to know its corners. Do not hesitate to take advantage of this time to discover the famous baroque staircase - with its 686 steps - that ascends to the church of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios. Lamego also boasts a Moorish castle, a Gothic cathedral and elegant villas and houses from the 17th century. After discovering it, we will cover the 130 kilometers that separate us from our base, Oporto, and we will close this complete tour of the Douro with a boat ride and tasting. Are you going to miss it? ¡Book now!

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(17 reviews)

Excellent experience five star service, the guide (Mr Fonseca) was superb. It a must when visiting Porto, its a short drive with pleasant stops along the way. The vineyards were distinctive, the attention and atmosphere was unique. Lunch, was a fixed local menu, which exposed us to new dishes, it was very much worth it. The boat ride was a pleasant closure. We are not into tours, however this was more of a day with a local than with a guide, shout-out to Fonseca. I was intimidated at the begging because of the long duration of the experience but I have to admit the time flew by. Me and my family of four had a blast and so much to talk about.

Went on this winery tour/tasting as reviews were great, it was easy to book (not always the case with other Quintas), was reasonably priced, and it did not disappoint! We were greeted at the gates by Suki (the dog; always a bonus), and Bea then took us on a tour around the wine museum, after which we had a very generous tasting of 3 wines and 3 ports, along with other in-house condiments like olive oil, almonds & hazelnuts, some quince, cheese, etc. We never felt rushed, and like the intimate atmosphere. Highly recommend!

Beatrice was a wonderful host and the wine was divine. Relaxed and beautiful location. If I came back to the Douro Valley, I would stop here again to visit.

Really great! Beatrice gave us a memorable time, beautiful tasting place with great care, I recommend!!

Lovely tasting room…saw rainbow! Special afternoon.