Authentic Douro Wine Tour Including Lunch and River Cruise

Authentic Douro Wine Tour Including Lunch and River Cruise

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.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Douro River, Porto Portugal

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.

Stop At: Peso Da Regua, Peso Da Regua, Vila Real District, Northern Portugal

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

Stop At: Quinta do Tedo, N-222, EM512 Folgosa, Armamar 5110-207 Portugal

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

NOTE 2:Visits at the wineries and river cruises are not fully private and open to external participants.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: The Douro Valley, Pinhao 5085-060 Portugal

In the heart of the Douro Valley you will have the chance to visit Pinhão. 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 as well as we have lunch at a traditional local restaurant.

NOTE: Visits at the wineries and river cruises are not fully private and open to external participants.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Quinta do Beijo, Rua de Sao Bento 1 Celeirós do Douro, Sabrosa 5060-361 Portugal

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

NOTE 2:Visits at the wineries and river cruises are not fully private and open to external participants.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Pass By: Porto, Porto, Porto District, Northern Portugal

We return to Porto from Douro Valley close to 6:00 PM, where our guide will leave you at your selected drop off point.



Informacion Adicional
"Infant seats available"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Possibility of vegetarian or gluten free meal, please advise at time of booking if required;"
"Pick-up service starts at 8:00 AM (NOT 8:30 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 in advance for pick-up to avoid delays or missing the tour."
"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."
"Not recommended for children - if you are bringing children, please inform us in advance, as car seating is mandatory by Portuguese law."
"You can also be picked up from a private address other than hotels in Porto downtown area/city center only (Vila Nova de Gaia and Matosinhos cities are outside pick-up limits)."
"If your address is outside pick-up limits or in an area of difficult access (examples: pedestrian street/narrow street/place with very elevated traffic volume) we will set a meeting point a few minutes away so that you can board our van."
"NOTE TO TRAVEL AGENCIES: While we understand that your office may be closed when we send our confirmations due to different timezones if you do not provide the client's direct contact number/email, you are responsible for contacting the client at the time we send the pick-up details (day before the tour takes place, by the end of the day, UNTIL 23:00 PM, PORTUGAL TIME) - Travel Agencies assume responsibility if the client does not show up due to the lack of communication between them."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 08:00 AM
Duración: 9 To 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
- Pick-up service is exclusive to the Porto downtown area/city center (Vila Nova de Gaia/Matosinhos/Porto Coastal area are outside pick-up limits).
- We also pick-up from private addresses/Airbnbs.
- Please contact us with your hotel/address if you can't see it while booking.
- for addresses outside pick-up limits/area of difficult access we will always set a meeting point (examples: pedestrian street/narrow street/place with very elevated traffic volume).
- Exact time and location is provided the day before - please wait for the end of the day and confirm receipt.
- OUR PICK-UPS START AT 8:00 AM - be ready at 8:00 AM in advance to avoid missing the tour.

NOTE TO TRAVEL AGENCIES: While we understand that your office may be closed when we send our confirmations due to different timezones if you do not provide the client's direct contact number/email, you are responsible for contacting the client at the time we send the pick-up details (day before the tour takes place, by the end of the day, UNTIL 23:00 PM, PORTUGAL TIME) - Travel Agencies assume responsibility if the client does not show up due to the lack of communication between them.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Hotel or Airbnb in Porto city center)
  • Transportation and professional tour guide
  • Small group up to 8 people
  • Visit to two wineries - Includes Port Wines and Douro wines (DOC Douro)
  • Traditional lunch (Fish, Vegetarian/Vegan and Gluten free need to be requested in advance)
  • River Cruise of 1h on typical boat (Rabelo)
  • Panoramic photo stops
  • Bottled water

No Incluye

  • Gratuities

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