Sample the wines of the Douro Valley on a 10-hour tour from Porto and learn about the world's 1st demarcated wine region. Marvel at the sculpted landscape of vineyards and green hills. Tour a Port wine estate and enjoy lunch at a typical restaurant.
What to Expect
Immerse yourself in the natural and manmade beauty of the Douro Valley on a full-day tour from Porto, and learn more about the world’s 1st demarcated wine region, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001 for its Port wine production.
Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, enjoy views of picturesque landscapes far from the dust and crowds of the city center. Visit the 16th-century monastery of São Gonçalo de Amarante, built under the orders of King João III in honor of the saint Gonçalo de Amarante.
Travel into the heart of the Douro Valley to visit a Port wine estate. Learn about the production methods of different kinds of Port wine as you walk through the vineyards. Then, taste the wines of the estate.
Continue through the Douro Valley, enjoying panoramic views of the sculptured landscape. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant, before driving to the village of Pinhão. Marvel at the Portuguese tiles that depict the beauty of the Douro Valley on the façade of the Train Station.
Depending on the season, you can take a 1-hour boat cruise in Pinhão, or visit another Port wine estate for more tastings before your return transfer to Porto.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Visit to a Port wine estate and wine tasting
What's Not Included
- Lunch (optional extra at EUR 10)
- Boat tour at Pinhão (optional extra at EUR 10 - this service is not available from November to March due to the weather conditions)