Next, head to the first vineyard on the itinerary, Quinta de Santa Julia. One of Douro’s oldest and most respected Port wineries, this little gem is unmissable. Surrounded by vineyards that weave across the landscape, the view of the river valley from here is astounding. Take the time to enjoy a wine tasting while admiring the panoramic views.
Around midday, you’ll move on to a restaurant for a delicious local Portuguese lunch. Choose from fish, meat and vegetarian option.
Continue your journey to the second vineyard where you will learn about the various stages of winemaking from a vineyard specialist and get to try out some of Douro’s finest Porto wine.
Before returning to Porto, take a scenic 1-hour river cruise along the Douro River, where you can mingle with the other guests you've met along the tour.
On your route back to Porto your minivan will stop at an amazing viewpoint where you can take beautiful pictures of this UNESCO World Heritage site.