This 9-hour tour will show you the best of Douro, the first Portuguese wine region and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about Douro and it's evolution all over centuries. Marvel at the sculpted landscape on the best viewpoints over the Douro Valley. Take a 1-hour river cruise, learn about the production of olive oil at a local producer property, visit two Port wine estates (wine tasting included) and enjoy the lunch at a typical portuguese restaurant.
Inclusions & Exclusions
✔  Visit to two wineries - Includes Port Wines and Douro wines (DOC Douro)
✔  Hotel pickup and drop-off (Hotel or Airbnb in Porto city center)
✔  Bottled water
✔  River Cruise of 1h on typical boat (Rabelo)
✔  Traditional lunch (Fish, Vegetarian/Vegan and Gluten free need to be requested in advance)
✔  Panoramic photo stops
✔  Transportation and professional tour guide
✔  Small group up to 8 people
Pickup Locations
1.  InterContinental Porto - Palacio Das Cardosas, an IHG Hotel
Additional Info: - You can also be picked up from a private address other than hotels (Porto city center). - Please contact us with your hotel/address if you are not able to input it during the checkout stage.
Itinerary
1
Douro River Most of the tour has the Douro river as the scenic scenary through the day. The wineries that are visited offer incredible views to the river.
2
Peso Da Regua Whenever possible we stop at the city of Peso da Régua, an historical city of the Douro Valley associated with the commerce of wine. Here we provide our guests a brief explanation about the city and allow some free time for a coffee and pictures.

Duration:  15 minutes

3
Ponte Pedonal Metalica de Peso da Regua When time allows we stop here so that our travellers can take a picture to the city of Peso da Régua

Duration:  15 minutes

4
Barragem da Regua On the way to Quinta do Tedo we pass by the Régua Dam Lock from 1973 where you can learn about the changes occured in the river in order to allow a better navigation on it.
5
Quinta do Tedo Quinta do Tedo is one of several wineries that we can visit on our tour. In this visit you will learn about the wine-making process of Quinta do Tedo with a local guide. It includes a guided wine tasting session where you will be explained about the different wines to be tasted. (NOTE: wineries or order of wineries visited may differ depending on their availability)

Duration:  1.25 hours

6
Pinhao Railway Station As part of the visit to Pinhão we stop for a few minutes at the 19th century railway station of Pinhão. The highlight are the 24 panels of blue and withe tiles representing typical images of the culture of Douro Valley.

Duration:  15 minutes

7
Casal de Loivos Viewpoint When we visit D'Origem on the tour we always try to take our groups to the amazing viewpoint of Casal de Loivos, located just next. We can't always guarantee going to D'Origem because of the propertie's availability to welcome our groups. Even if we do not go to Casal de Loivos we will certainly take you to alternative wonderful viewpoints

Duration:  10 minutes

8
The Douro Valley In the heart of the Douro Valley you will have the chance to visit Pinhão, a little village known for it's historical railway station. In the past Pinhão used to be an important place for commerce and transport of the wine from Douro to Porto. The wine was first commercialized and next shipped in the traditional Rabelo boat to remain aging in Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the river in Porto. In the village of Pinhão we stop for a 1h river cruise (optional) as well as we have lunch at a traditional local restaurant and visit the famous railway station decorated with blue and withe tiles.

Duration:  2.5 hours

9
Quinta do Beijo Quinta do Beijo is the second winery of several wineries that we can visit on our tour. This is a small local winery with very good wines that can not be bought in the city. The visit is usually done by the owner of the property himself while he tells you more about the production and the flavors of its wines. (NOTE: wineries or order of wineries visited may differ depending on their availability)

Duration:  1.25 hours

10
Porto We return to Porto from Douro Valley close to 6:00 PM, where our guide will leave you at your selected drop off point.
Additional info
•  Specialized infant seats are available
•  Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
•  Suitable for all physical fitness levels
•  Possibility of vegetarian or gluten free meal, please advise at time of booking if required;
•  Pick ups may start before 8h30 am.
•  We send the exact pick-up time by mail the evening before the tour takes place - please confirm reception of message and be ready for pick-up to avoid delays.
•  Douro Valley's temperature is very high in the summer and cold in the winter. Thus, light clothes in summer and warm clothes in the winter are recommended;
•  Weather Note: All of our activities happen in covered and protected spaces - we guarantee a safe and comfortable tour despite any weather conditions.
Free cancellation
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Price:
From $126.59
Ticket:
Mobile or paper ticket accepted
duration:
9 hours
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Cancellation policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.