Douro Valley Day Trip from Porto with Lunch and Wine Tasting

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Enjoy a day trip to the Douro Valley from Oporto. A guide will accompany you throughout the day. The tour includes transfers to and from your hotel in Porto, a visit to the picturesque village of Pinheiro, a typical Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant, a visit to a Port wine cellar and a wine tasting. If that's not enough, you can add a cruise on the Douro in a traditional Portuguese boat.

Taste the Portuguese gastronomy, savour its wines and cruise along the Douro on a traditional boat. Take advantage of this excursion to relax and breathe the fresh air of Pinheiro.

  • Discover the natural beauty of the Douro Valley.
  • Enjoy Portuguese gastronomy in a local restaurant.
  • Taste the wines of Oporto in a tasting guided by an expert.

What’s included

  • Transfer to and from your hotel in Porto.
  • Driver and guide.
  • Guided visit to a winery.
  • Wine tasting guided by an expert.

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Embark on a trip to the Douro Valley from Porto and discover the natural beauty of this region. Known as one of the most beautiful landscapes in Portugal, the Douro Valley is famous for its vineyards. Together with a guide you will visit a winery and taste the local wine varieties in a wine tasting. You will visit the picturesque village of Pinheiro and have lunch in a typical restaurant. You can also add a cruise on the Douro in a Portuguese boat.

The tour starts with a comfortable transfer from your hotel in Porto to the Douro Valley. You will travel in a very small group of maximum 8 people to make it more comfortable. During the ride in a well-equipped vehicle, you will enjoy the views of the valley and talk to your guide.

Once you arrive in the valley, you will visit Pinheiro, a typical village in the interior of Portugal, set on the river bank and surrounded by vineyards. You will visit a traditional winery where you will learn about the local wine production process. In a wine tasting guided by a wine expert you will be able to taste the different varieties produced in the area.

After the tasting, you will enjoy a Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant. Taste typical dishes of the region, get to know the Portuguese gastronomy and accompany your meal with delicious local wines. You will have free time to stroll around the village on your own to admire the scenery and enjoy the tranquillity of the region.

To this excursion you can add the option of a cruise on the Douro river. If you wish, you can enjoy a ride on a typical boat of the region. The rabelo is a traditional boat of the Douro river that allows fishermen to navigate more fluently on the river.

After a day full of experiences you will return to your hotel in Porto. This day trip is a deep immersion into the Portuguese culture highlighting the gastronomy and natural landscapes of the Douro Valley.

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