Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting, and Optional Lunch and Cruise
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, enjoy a traditional lunch of regional specialties 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 rabelo boat 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 productStop At:
Pinhao Railway Station, Largo da Estacao, 5085, 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop At:
The Douro Valley, Lugar Da Ponte, 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 hoursStop 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
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"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 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"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Establishment with "Clean and Safe" certificate)
Vehicles are cleaned (vacuum, windows, dashboard, seats disinfected every day
Reduction of the maximum allowed capacity according to current legislation and General Health directorate recommendations, allowing more distance between passengers"
Duration: 10 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Your centrally located Porto hotel
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.