We leave the city of Oporto toward the Douro valley, unique place where the combination of climate, river, grapes and man’s effort gave rise to the first demarcated region World wines for the production of Port wine, Picturesque location, verdant landscapes and lush nature.
Our first stop will be at the city of Lamego where we visit the « Nossa Senhora dos Remédios » Shrine – place of passage for Santiago´s pilgrims .
After we leave Lamego toward the Douro valley, unique place where the combination of climater passing through Peso da Regua, you will arrive in Pinhao where you will first visit the traditional train station, adorned with historic tiles depicting the culture of the region.
After lunch we do a relaxing cruise and will embark on a traditional river boat (Rebelo) which was used to transport the port wine to the wine cellars in Porto. Experience the historical Douro River ( at Pinhão ) and more spectacular scenery on this one hour boat trip , After disembarking, we will continue this wine tour at Quinta do Portal for a private tour and tasting of their highly-regarded wines. Family and independent house that has embraced with all passion the concept of “Boutique Winery”, dedicated to the production of DOC Douro wines, Port Wines of special categories and Moscatel , renowned winery set amongst the terraces of the valley .
The tour is done exclusively in one language most of the time, but can sometimes be done in two languages.
Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.
PICK UP AND DROP OFF LOCAL
Pick up and Drop off at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center
Pick ups at a different location requires a previously confirmation .
– Guiding service
– Transportation in a Private Luxury car or van, with air-conditioned and free Wi-Fi
– All insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal
– Bottled water
– River cruise, tasting and visit at the Cellars.
Daily: 09h00 am – 05h00 pm