Authentic Douro Wine Tour Including Lunch and Optional River Cruise

Day Trips & Excursions in Porto

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This 9-hour tour will show you the best of Douro, the first Portuguese wine region and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about Douro and it's evolution all over centuries. Marvel at the sculpted landscape on the best viewpoints over the Douro Valley. Take a 1-hour river cruise, learn about the production of olive oil at a local producer property, visit two Port wine estates (wine tasting included) and enjoy the lunch at a typical portuguese restaurant.
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.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off;
  • Small-group tour;
  • Expert tour guide;
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan;
  • Visit to a local olive oil producer and tasting;
  • Visit to two different wine producers + guided visits + wine tastings;
  • Lunch of typical Portuguese food;
  • Bottled water.

What’s not included

  • River cruise at Pinhão (not included on the price - extra 10


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour