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Excellent value for money
Led by a local guide
The tour starts at 8:30am in a guided minibus through the Douro Valley, where you will be able to appreciate the purity of the landscapes and the serenity of the river. Enjoy this fascinating trip and imerge yourself in the heart of the wine culture. After a two hour journey (approximately), there is our first stop in Sabrosa. This village is located in the World Heritage area of the Douro Valley and home for many of the best wine estates of the Douro. Visit to Quinta do Portal or similar where you will have the chance to taste some of the best and awarded wine produced in the region. After the visit a short drive for a tasty lunch. Full meal with drinks included in a local restaurant. From Pinhão quay we will board on a relaxing and scenic cruise in the heart of the Douro and the Vineyards. Take as much photos as you can. Enjoy the landscape. It is unique and World Heritage. The first demarcated region for wine production which does tell a lot of the character of the terroir, the landscape and of course the local culture of the people. Time to head to Quinta do Bomfim, located near Pinhão. Is a producer for the Dow’s wine company since 1896. Learn about their wine growing and production process and see all the hard work and dedication that the native people give to the regions in order to keep them well-preserved. End the visit with the wine tasting! The tour ends at around 6:30pm.
The views of the Douro Valley (Unesco World Heritage)
Wine: Two wine estates visit: including two of the best wine estates and branded wines produced in the Douro. Guided visit and wine tasting included (6 wine tastings)
Lunch: home made food / local restaurant
Cruise at Pinhao: the heart of the Wine production where many of the best wine grow
Provesende: visit one of the best hidden secrets of the Douro Valley
See the Unesco World Heritage area in the viewpoint (in Pinhao)
Pinhão railway station and the tiles (24 panels in a total of 3047 tiles where the story and the culture of the people in this region is explained and portrayed
Transport by private vehicle
Hotel Pick up and drop off (for the tour option "Hotel pick up and drop off" only)
Hotel pick up and drop off in not included to the Tour only option
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
The cruise is under the responsibility of the cruise operator (subject to weather and navigation conditions)
Usually our tours run in one language but there are cases of one extras language or more.
Tours run in small groups between 8 and 30 people
Duration: the hours of duration are approximate hours, The Tour is subject to local traffic, visit schedules, etc
Pick up: Free of charge in central Oporto and Vila Nova de Gaia hotels. For private and other types of accommodation the meeting point is at LIVING TOURS PORTO (Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 352/354 Porto) - next to São Bento train station, Porto
Reservation is mandatory and requires an email request/confirmation. Bookings must be confirmed at least 48 hours before the date of the service. Cancellations within 48 hours or less will be fully charged.
All tours depart from Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia
The services included in the tours/wine estate visits, restaurants, etc) are subject to 3rd party availability and may change without prior notice.
Pick up and drop off is not included for the option Tour only.
• Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia (city centre hotels) - when hotel pick up and drop off included option • Tourist Service: Living Tours (Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 350 - 4050-418 Porto) - next to São Bento train station - when tour only option