Douro Valley Régua-Pinhão

Day Trips & Excursions in Pinhão
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Tour description

Our Douro Tour gives you a good impression of the famous valley and its people. We picked out unique local places to visit to make this tour to a unique experience you will never forget.   From Porto we will follow the Douro river upstream in the direction of Régua. Underway we will stop some times to appreciate the valley and the river with its beautiful viewpoints. The impressive contrast between Portugal´s second largest city to one of its most rural provinces is truly breathtaking.  You will discover the secrets of this beautiful landscape, also considered as UNESCO World Heritage, from a view of a local. Culture, history and the people make this visit an unforgettable journey.

From Porto we will drive upstream the Douro river by national road in the direction of Peso da Régua, the capital of the Douro Valley. On the way you will have stunning views on the Douro Valley and the River. We will stop sometimes underway so you have opportunities to make amazing pictures. In Peso da Régua you will have some time to have a nice lunch with regional food. After lunch we will follow our way to the next village: Pinhão. The road between Peso da Régua and Pinhão is considered to be one of the most beautiful roads in the world because of the stunning views on the river and the vineyards.  Half way we will stop at a wine estate for a visit and a Port wine tasting. In Pinhão we will visit the picturesque riverside and the train station with the typical Blue-tiles called ´azulejos´. After that we will take you to the best viewpoint of the region ´Casal do Loivos´. At the top we will visit a local wine producer where we finish the day with a  wine, olive oil and honey tasting.

What's included

  • Bottled water and soft drinks
  • Snacks (candybars)
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Entrance fees (unless specified)
  • Lunch