Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting, Lunch and Boat

Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting, Lunch and Boat

Visit Portugal’s prestigious Douro Valley on this full-day wine tour from Porto! Famous for its production of port wine, this UNESCO World Heritage-listed region is indisputably scenic, with swathes of vineyards clinging to the hills around the Douro River. Admire the scenery around the village of Pinhão, where you will have time to enjoy your lunch and visit a winery estate for a tasting session of award-winning local wines. To enjoy more of the countryside on the way to the Douro Valley, upgrade to include a sightseeing river cruise tour along the Douro River, departing from Pinhão.

Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring a more personalized experience.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pinhao Railway Station, R. Antonio Manuel Saraiva 14, Pinhao 5085-037 Portugal

You will visit Pinhão train station and it's famous tile panels that portrait the landscapes and life in the Douro Valley. Your guide will happily explain to you the meaning and scenes portrait on the panels.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Casal de Loivos Viewpoint, Cabo da Rua, Casal de Loivos 5085-010 Portugal

Considered one of the most beautiful view points on the Douro, from here you can admire the river peacefully flowing while downhill you watch the village of Pinhão being embrace by the river that gave life to the village has a meeting point to board on the old times the barrels that carried the Port wine to it's aging place in Gaia.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Douro Valley, Pinhao 5085-060 Portugal

The Douro Valley is a magical place where man overcome nature to create an amazing landscape where hills are covered by vines that produce a wine recognized worldwide "the Port". His a wine region like no other in the world, the wine is produced in the hill sloops where the cooperation of men hard work and nature allowed the creation of this "reino maravilhoso" (marvelous kingdow) has the poet Miguel Torga described it.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Douro River, Porto Portugal

If you wish you can upgrade your tour with an optional 50m boat cruise on the Douro River that will allow you to admire the landscape from a different perspective. Going upstream from the village of Pinhão admire the river banks covered by vines and bordered by wine estates of some of the most know Port wine brands, before starting going back to Pinhão.

Duration: 50 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for infants"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: 08:30 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: 1: Bolsa Palace, R. de Ferreira Borges, 4050-253 Porto, Portugal
2: Torre dos Clérigos, R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal
3: Trindade, 4000-059 Porto, Portugal
4: Statue of Vímara Peres, Calçada de Vandoma, 4000-013 Porto, Portugal
5: Rua de Júlio Dinis 724, 4050-320 Porto, Portugal
Traveler pickup is offered
Most centrally located Porto hotels (when accessible). We will confirm your pickup time and location the day previous to the tour.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • 3-course Lunch paired with Douro wines
  • Private boat cruise (if minimum participants)
  • Wine and port tastings
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Drop off at two locations: Trindade Station & Bolsa Palace
  • Comfortable and modern Minivan
  • Bottled water in sustainable packaging

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Facilities


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