Porto & Douro Valley

Portugal

This is a country that has the oldest borders in Europe, with an exceptional range of different landscapes, lots of leisure activities and a unique cultural heritage.

Wine Tours

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PORTO & DOURO VALLEY

One of the most beautiful wine areas and also the oldest de-marked wine region in the world, the Douro Valley is here to make you surrender to its outstanding beauty. The hiking through the immense valleys but also the trains journeys from Porto to the Douro slopes which will lead you to amazing vine-yard terraces scenery will mark this amazing experience. Find yourself in small wine producing villages on the slopes, with stunning views over the terraces. At night rest in wine farms, delight yourself with homemade dinners and drink from the doorstep wines. Proud people, quality wine and traditional life-style make this a special place to all those who passed here

SELF-GUIDED INFORMATION TRIP

LENGHT

6 Days

DISTANCE

No Hikking involved

DIFFICULTY

Easy

START/END

Porto - Porto

ACCOMMODATION

COMFORT / SUPERIOR / Budget

HIGHLIGHTS

Unesco World Heritage sites (Porto & Douro Valley)

City of Porto

Oldest denomination area in the world

Wines & Wineries

Train to Pinhão scenic trip

Douro River Cruise

You Like wine, countryside this is a unique tour that join all together and allow you the discovering of a Wine culture and amazing region in Portugal.

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SUPERIOR Porto 4* / Pinhão: Quinta de La Rosa COMFORT Porto 2*-3* / Pinhão Hotel Lbv 3* Budget Porto 2* / Pinhão Hotel Douro 1* or GuetHouse

This is a tour that takes you by train to the Hight Douro Region. Get you to visit Wineries and see the sights. Returning by Cruise to Porto

    ITINERARY:

    Day 1: Porto

    Welcome to Portugal! Our Guide will pick you up at the airport. Make your-self comfortable in the car while driving to the Hotel. If you have sometime one the first day, roam free in the city. We might suggest a riverside walk, fresh fish dinner or a visit to Port wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia. The opportunities are endless and Porto is gorgeous.

    Day 2: Discover Porto

    Day 3: Train to Pinhão

    Today save the morning for discovering the city of Porto. The old town, its granitic houses, monuments and narrow streets are ideal for a stroll. After you go Pinhão by train into a journey leading to the vineyards, from the Douro mouth on the Atlantic to the narrow valley slopes of the Wine region of the Douro. Here the slopes are monumental and the wine culture is pre-sent in every moment. The day ends at Pinhão where you rest in an old wine farm which awaits you with a welcome drink. Porto wine off course!

    Day 4: Enjoy Douro Valley

    Of you want to hike some information is available in the booklet. You can pay a visit to several wineries around Pinhão end enjoy the scenery by the river.

    Day 5: Cruise Peso da Regua to Porto

    River Cruise (May to October) After a small transfer to Regua, you spend the day cruising the river back to Porto passing by some stunning locks 14 and 35m of descent at the dams. Appetizer and lunch (inc.) served on board while observing the views. Then once at Vila nova the Gaia pear, enter a wine cellar just across the street.

    Day 6: End of Tour

    On this departure day a transfer will take you to the airport or other departure place you have in mind.

    WHAT´S INCLUDED?

    • Welcome transfer at Porto Airport or train Station in Porto to your Hotel in Porto.
    • Hotel accommodation with breakfast
    • Transfer from Pinhão to Peso da Regua day 5.
    • Cruise on day 5 with lunch
    • Briefing at the Hotel with handover of documentation
    • Booklet with detailed information for your tour, including maps
    • Final transfer from Hotel in Porto to Porto Airport, buss or train station
    • Basic insurance

    OPTIONNALS

    • Reservation of dinner (where available)
    • Transfer from Pinhão train station to Hotel in Pinhão.

    EXCLUDED

    • Lunch and diners
    • Train tickets
    • Personal expenses.
    • Municipal Tax at Accommodation (2€ Day at Porto)

    HOW TO BOOK?

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    E- mail : info@thewaytours.com

    Phone : + 34 629 066 115

    PAYMENT METHODS

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