Douro Valley tour from Braga and Guimarães

Cultural & Theme Tours in Braga

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Douro Valley Tour with 2 Wine Estates, River Cruise and Lunch Included – Small Group – Full Day from Braga and GuimarãesVisit the Douro valley  starting from Braga and Guimarães. This 9-hour tour on board of a comfortable van will take you to the most beautiful landscapes of the UNESCO World Heritage Cassified area.You will have the opportunity to visit the local traditions of some of the most authentic villages of the valley, to have guided visits in two wine producers (Port wine and muscat wine), to have lunch in a traditional restaurant and enjoy a very relaxing cruise on board of a typical "Rabelo" boat. Douro Valley, an experience not to be missed.
The day starts with a pick up at your hotel from Braga or Guimarães where you will meet with our knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, from there you will be driven to the beautiful Douro valley, the classified area by UNESCO as world heritage. During the way, you will be told the history and techniques that changed an entire region.Your experience in the valley begins with a visit to a traditional Douro valley village. Here you stop, listen, look. Get ready for a journey of the senses. In addition to its archeology, the noble houses and religious monuments, this village offers delicious gastronomy - the wine and the bread.  You will have a guided visit of the Bread and Wine museum, and also a muscat wine producer which produces the famous muscat from the Douro valley.After, on board of a comfortable 9 seats van you will go along the valley from where you can see the monumental landscapes of the region, sceneries of stunning beauty are waiting for you. Later on at the town of Pinhão you will have lunch in a traditional restaurant, surrounded by the landscape of the valley and the river Douro.Revigorated after the meal, it's time to get on board of a traditional rabelo boat and to enjoy the landscapes from where man squeezes this divine nectar- Port wine.After the cruise, it’s time to learn more about the famous Port wine. You will visit a Port wine producer and you will taste some of their wines. later, following the meander of the River Douro, seeing the extent of this mountainous region. Douro Tour, an experience not to be missed.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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