Welcome to Pinhão


In addition to drinking your fill, this is a good setting for country walks, and there are some fine day-trip possibilities. Except on high-season weekends, street parking is straightforward. Look around the train station or down by the river (first left after passing the train station).


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$105.99 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Douro Valley Wine Tasting Tour, Lunch, River Cruise Option

Leave your Porto hotel in the morning and travel inland to the Douro Valley by air-conditioned minivan. After a journey of roughly 90 minutes, you’ll arrive in Pinhão, the valley’s geographical center, where you'll stop to soak in your first impression of the valley. You will then have the first tasting of Douro products, visiting a producer of Wines and olive oil, up in the hills that suround Pinhão, enjoy this treats while enjoying the views from this estates. If you’ve opted to include a boat ride with your tour, you’ll be dropped off in Pinhão for a leisurely 1-hour cruise along the Douro River. Aboard a rabelo boat — a traditional cargo boat native to this region — travel up the river  and pass by Roncão river tributary from the Douro, before returning back to Pinhão. Alternatively, you can choose to spend time exploring the beautiful village of Pinhão independently. A highlight is the Pinhão train station, known for its pretty blue-and-white tile murals that depict the scenic Douro landscapes and vineyard workers. Stop to enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch with specialties accompanied with local wine. Continue your tour to one family-run wine estates nestled in the gloriously remote countryside, a setting that offers a glimpse into the way of life in Douro. Learn about local winemaking as you sample various ports, and then explore the shop for treats to take home with you. After a full day experiencing the Douro Valley, relax on the drive back to your Porto hotel, arriving in the early evening.

$111.88 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Douro Valley with Wine Tastings and Lunch from Porto

Begin with a pickup from your hotel in the morning and travel in a minivan with air-conditioned towards Pinhão, the wonderful wine region. You will be amazed with the fantastic and majestic landscapes formed by the vineyards of wine!The first stop will be in the town of Sabrosa for a quick coffee just before we start our way up through the mountains and in to the heart of Douro Region!Arriving to Pinhão, it will be time to have the first wine experience at a worldwide renowned Vineyard, for a guided tour of its facilities and a taste of their Port wines, all of excellent and recognized quality. Still in Pinhão prepare to have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant where you can try the local specialties accompanied with local wine. After lunch, enjoy more tastings! Drive along side the river, where recently the National Highway 222 was considered the best road in the world for those who enjoy driving:"World Best Driving Road", you'll visit one of the oldest vineyards of the region trying their delicious wines as well their wonderful Ports. This vineyard is simply breathtaking.Heading back on the road, it's time to head to the next wine brand! A small producing family owned, whose production began in 1993. Since then, the love for wine production and the great technical knowledge are rewarded in the form of medals they earn every year. Be sure then to sample the DOC and Port wines at this wonderful location. After a whole day strolling through the winding roads of the Douro Valley, relax in the trip back to your hotel to which we'll arrive early evening.

$116.59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Small Group Douro Valley and Wine Full Day Tour with Lunch and Tastings

Enjoy a visit to the most emblematic places of the Douro Valley, such as, Peso da Regua, Pinhão, traditional villages, and more. Your guide will take you to different monuments and landscapes in the region, getting a sense of the history and culture that still thrives.During the tour, you'll also enjoy a typical lunch at a local restaurant in Pinhão, getting a taste of the regional cuisine. You will also see the sights from the river in Pinão on a 1-hour cruise.You will also visit 2 winery`s of a worldwide known wine producers to learn about the production of local wines. You will have a wine tasting in the 2 visits. Besides wine, one of the best olive oils of Portugal is also produced in Douro. You will have an olive oil tasting, where you will taste another magnificent product of the region.

$103.64 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour in the Douro Valley with Lunch

The tour starts at 8:30am in a guided minibus through the Douro Valley, where you will be able to appreciate the purity of the landscapes and the serenity of the river. Enjoy this fascinating trip and imerge yourself in the heart of the wine culture. After a two hour journey (approximately), there is our first stop in Sabrosa. This village is located in the World Heritage area of the Douro Valley and home for many of the best wine estates of the Douro.  Visit to Quinta do Portal or similar where you will have the chance to taste some of teh best and awarded wine produced in the region.  After the visit a short drive for a tasty lunch. Full meal with drinks inclued in a local restaurant.  From Pinhão quay we will board on a relaxing and scenic cruise in the heart of the Douro and the Vineyards. Take as much photos as you can. Enjoy the landscape. It is unique and World Heritage. The first demarcated region for wine production which does tell a lot of the character of the terroir, the landscape and of course the local culture of the people.  Time to head to Quinta do Bomfim, located near Pinhão. Is a producer for the Dow’s wine company since 1896. Learn about their wine growing and production process and see all the hard work and dedication that the native people give to the regions in order to keep them well-preserved. End the visit with the wine tasting!  The tour end around 6:30pm with the drop off at your hotel.

$105.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Authentic Douro Wine Tour Including Lunch

Immerse yourself in the natural and man made beauty of the Douro Valley on a full day tour from Porto. Traveling by air conditioned vehicle, enjoy views of picturesque landscapes far from the dust and crowds of the city center. Visit the 16th-cenutry monastery of São Gonçalo de Amarante, built in honor of Saint Gonçalo de Amarante. Traveling into the heart of the Douro valley you will visit a port wine estate. Learning about the production method of different kinds of port wine as you walk through the vineyards. Then, taste the wines of the estate.Continue through the Douro Valley enjoying panoramic views of sculptured landscape. There will be a stop at a local restaurant for lunch before driving to the village of Pinhão. Marvel at the Portuguese tiles that depict the beauty of the Douro Valley on the façade of the train station. You may take a 1-hour boat cruise before returning back to Porto.

$117.77 Tours & Sightseeing

Full-Day Tour: Douro Valley Trip from Porto

Meet up with a local guide in Porto and take off through the Valley Heritage, one of the most beautiful natural areas in the world. An ideal trip for photography lovers, this is also a great opportunity to learn more about Portuguese culture, wine and food.Departing from the city of Porto, we will pass through the city of Peso da Régua, known for the heart of the wine region of the Douro.Then we will travel to the village of Pinhão where we visit one of the most prestigious wine cellars of the Port Wine of the region. There we will learn the whole winemaking process of Ports and appreciate the beauty of the landscape.Before our lunch served in a restaurant of traditional Portuguese food we will make a brief and relaxing boat trip along the river Douro in a typical wooden boat.Before the return we will have time to visit the top of the valley and enchant with the best viewpoint of the region to take that special photograph of travel. At the top we will visit a local family own wine producer where we will taste wine, olive oil and honey.Come with us on this very complete tour to the Douro Valley, we will make sure that you will not miss anything and we will show you all the special places that have not yet been discovered in the region.