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4x4 Wine Tour in the Portuguese Vinho Verde Region including Regional Picnic

The Quinta de Santa Cristina, a secular family estate, is part of the Demarcated Region of Vinho Verde (in the northwest of Portugal), one of the largest and oldest demarcated regions in the world and where is produced a wine with unique characteristics. It is located in Celorico de Basto, 45 minutes away from Porto or from Braga, by car, enjoying good access. You can chose start your 4x4 wine tour in Pena Adventure Park (Ribeira de Pena), Quinta de Santa Cristina or any accommodation unit in the regions of Celorico de Basto, Cabeceiras de Basto, Mondim de Basto and Ribeira de Pena. This tour, always in small-groups, is an entire day of activities which includes: Two activities in Pena Adventure Park: Descent of Fantasticable or Segway tour + Alpine Coaster. These two activities in Pena Adventure Park can be replaced by the descent of the river Tâmega in kayak. Transport (to and from Ribeira de Pena or Quinta de Santa Cristina) in a 4x4 vehicle through off road trails in the area, accompanied by local guide. At Quinta de Santa Cristina: guided tour of the vineyards by 4x4 vehicle (about 4km), passing the garden of camellias and chapel of Santa Cristina in the 4x4 vehicle; visit to the wine cellar: grapes reception, presses/stone tanks area, vat and fermentation area, sparkling wines cellar, ending in the bottling area; Regional picnic in the vineyards or on the terrace, overlooking the vineyard and the mountains of Marão and Alvão, composed by local food: sausages, cheeses, meat patties, cod fritters, grilled Alheira, cod salad, tomato salad, pork breaded, corn bread, jam and a traditional cake, accompanied by Quinta Santa Cristina wines (white selection and rosé). Come check this and discover this wine, gastronomy and landscape unique in the World! In the end, you can buy wines and regional products in our shop and we offer you a souvenir!