Discover the beauty of the Douro Valley and city of Porto on a 3-day tour from Lisbon. See the majestic Porto city from the Serra das Minas, enjoy a wine tasting in a wine cellar, take a cruise along the Douro River, and explore historic Lamego.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Lisbon for a 3-day tour of the Douro Valley, stopping in the northern city of Porto for a city tour and wine tasting. Spend the night in one of Portugal’s most scenic areas, and enjoy a cruise down the Douro River.Day 1: Porto City TourStart the day with a magnificent view of the Serra das Minas, before exploring the majestic city of Porto. See the hill of the old cathedral and the outer medieval Fernandine walls (Muralha Fernandina), completed during the reign of King Fernando. Next, visit the Majestic Café, a Belle-Époque café with ornate interiors of carved wood. Travel down Rua Santa Catarina to Bolhão Market to see exquisite mounds of fruit and vegetables.Continue to Aliados Square (Praça da Liberdade) to look at the statue of King Peter IV and the beautiful tiles of S. Bento Station. Pass enchanting churches and the Torre dos Clérigos, the bell tower of the Baroque Clérigos Church. Discover the famous Lello bookshop and the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange), as well as the Church of S. Fancisco en route to the pleasant riverside neighborhoods of Ribeira and Miragaia. End the day with a wine tasting at the Burmester wine cellars before transferring to Peso da Régua in the Douro Valley for your overnight stay.Day 2: Douro River CruiseEnjoy a relaxing 1-hour cruise down the Douro River and experience the idyllic landscapes in complete tranquility, Then, enjoy some free time to relax and explore the Douro Valley on your own.Day 3: Visit LamegoReturn to Porto via the historic city of Lamego and discover its Roman origins and medieval sights, such as the 5th-century Lamego Castle and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption.