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Viseu District

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From Porto: Full-Day Paiva Walkways Tour

1. From Porto: Full-Day Paiva Walkways Tour

Begin your day with a convenient pick-up from your hotel followed by a 1.5-hour drive to the start of this great trail. Your personal guide will give you great insights about life in Portugal and ways and traditions of making the way to the Paiva Walkway go by in a flash. The hike along the river will be filled with geologic, natural and archeological interest located in the most beautiful locations.  After this 3-hour hike, a great lunch will be required and there is nowhere better to have a great lunch than in this region. Taste the best meat in Portugal at Alvarenga, famous for its 'posta arouquesa,' a delightful piece of grilled beef that will make you regain all your stamina. End your day with a tasting of a typical local liquor called Pinguça. Experience the best nature and gastronomy Portugal has to offer.

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Porto : Private Full-Day Douro Valley Wine Tasting Tour

2. Porto : Private Full-Day Douro Valley Wine Tasting Tour

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage landscapes of the Douro Valley on a private full-day wine tasting tour from Porto. Discover interesting facts about the Douro Valley and its famous craft Port wine with a local guide. Meet your guide at the meeting point in Porto, then set off by car to the breathtaking landscapes of the Douro Valley. See and smell one of the most unspoiled places in Europe as you drive through picturesque countryside and centuries-old vineyards. Upon arrival in Pinhão, hop into a boat to Quinta Do Seixo - Sandeman, a winery equipped with advanced winemaking technology that's perfectly integrated into the Douro landscape. At the winery, taste 3 different wines. Finally, make your way back to the original meeting point in Porto.

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From Porto: Historical Viseu Regional Tour and Wine Tasting

3. From Porto: Historical Viseu Regional Tour and Wine Tasting

Following a pickup at your accommodation, your first stop will be in Vouzela, a small village where you can relax for a short walk and try the famous local pastries. Next, in São Pedro do Sul, you can admire the ancient Roman thermal baths. In the city of Viseu, you will visit the cathedral, the Grão Vasco Museum, and the beautiful Misericórdia Church.   Take a short trip on a cable car to visit the mysterious Cava do Viriato. After getting familiar with the city, it's time to try the wine. Your first taste will be at Solar do Vinho do Dao, where you can also admire the exhibition dedicated to wine. You will go to a wine cellar where you can learn about the winemaking process and taste this wonderful grape nectar. The tour concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation or destination of choice in the region.

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What people are saying about Viseu District

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 67 reviews

Welcome, visit in French (impeccable) of half an hour then tasting. Pleasant surroundings. Unfortunately the Bistro Terrace restaurant was closed (pandemic) but nearby restaurants are recommended by the very friendly staff. A priori no tide on the wine route during the week. Beautiful point of view on the Douro. Easy and efficient booking with GetYourGuide.

The visit was incomparable: the place is wonderful, the wine produced from organic grapes very good, the staff very helpful and welcoming. Absolutely recommended if you have the opportunity to get there by car ... Not even remotely comparable to the questionable wine tastings in the cellars at Villa Nova de Gaia, opposite Porto.

A wonderful walk through nature. Nature lovers will be delighted with this tour. Delicious, local lunch and the guide Afonso was just great. Gave us a lot of information about the region during the tour.

Quinta do Tedo was an absolutely beautiful winery to visit - breathtaking views, great tour guides, and yummy Port. It was our favorite winery tour in the Douro Valley.

Nice tour guide, interesting information and good tasting experience. Breathtaking view. Excellent value for money!