Douro Valley Day Trip from Porto with Lunch, Wine Tasting and Cruise

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Take advantage of this day trip to the Douro Valley from Porto. Discover the beauty of this wine region and get to know Amarante, Lamego, Régua and Pinhão. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant, wine tasting in a wine cellar and a cruise on the Douro River in a typical Portuguese boat. Your guide will explain the history of each village and place you visit. The tour lasts about 10 hours. For convenience you can ask to be picked up and dropped off at your hotel in Porto or select a meeting point.

  • Discover the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch in a restaurant.
  • Relax on a cruise on the Douro River and enjoy the views of the vineyards.

What’s included

  • Excursion to the Douro Valley from Oporto.
  • Comfortable and well-equipped vehicle with driver.
  • Professional guide.
  • Transfer to and from your hotel or meeting point in Porto.

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Embark on a day trip to the Douro Valley from Porto. Discover one of Portugal's most beautiful wine regions in about 10 hours. The Douro Valley is famous for its landscapes and wines. Visit the villages of Amarante, Lamego, Régua and Pinhão. Taste Portuguese food in a traditional restaurant and try the wine of the valley in a wine tasting. Get to know the Douro on a cruise on a rabelo, a typical Portuguese boat of the region. Make the most of the day and get to know the culture, history and gastronomy of the Douro Valley together with a guide.

The tour starts with a comfortable transfer from Porto to the Douro Valley in a well-equipped vehicle. As you drive into the region, you will enjoy the views of the vineyards and hills surrounding the Douro. Taste the sweets of Amarante and enjoy the views from the viewpoint of São Leonardo de Galafura.

Once in the Douro Valley, you can sample the gastronomy of the region in a traditional Portuguese restaurant with local wine. A vegetarian option is available, just ask for it when booking the tour. After lunch the route continues along the N222, one of the most beautiful roads in Portugal, to Cais do Pinhão.

In the small village of Cais do Pinhão, you will embark on a cruise on the Douro River in a rabela, a typical Portuguese boat. You will be able to enjoy the views and the nature surrounding the river. You will reach Pinheiro, a picturesque village surrounded by vineyards. There you will visit a winery and taste the wines in a wine tasting before returning to Porto.

For your convenience , you can ask to be picked up and dropped off at your hotel in Porto or select a meeting point. This tour offers you the possibility to get to know the culture, history and gastronomy of a special place in just one day.

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