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$127.53 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Douro Valley Including Lunch and Wine Tasting Small-Group Day Trip with Optional River Cruise

Begin the adventure with a morning pickup from your hotel by a friendly local guide. Travel to Régua, a small village in the Vila Real district, to visit a traditional farm and learn more about the region’s wine production. Enjoy a tasting of port wine, then stop at the Douro Museum (only those who want to visit, the entrance is not included in the program), a celebrated representation of the natural and cultural heritage of the area and a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Continue the journey by traveling to Pinhão (Pinion), a beautiful village famous for its wine production. Tour the facilities and sip on some of its own wines, then sit down for a delicious lunch of traditional regional dishes. After lunch, opt for a scenic river cruise, or visit the train station in Pinhão to check out its famous tiles depicting wine production and and local scenery. After that, we will visit a small farm. Considered an olive oil press, you can taste the delicious table wines, almonds, olive oil and honey. Soak in the area’s spectacular views on the ride back to the hotel. Do not miss this fascinating trip! Main Attractions: Panoramic View Douro Wine Region Régua: Traditional Farm (Visit and Port Wine Tasting) Douro Museum (Optional) Free Time for lunch Scenic cruise on the River Douro Pinhão: Traditional Farm (Visit and Table wines tasting) Viewpoint Casal Loivos Pinhão Train Station

$117.82 Cultural & Theme Tours

Douro Valley Tour small group, 2 Wineries, Mateus Palace, River cruise & Lunch

From your hotel in Porto, you’re picked up in the morning for the drive to Amarante. We will stop at the city of Amarante to visit its old bridge and São Gonçalo Church, a symbol of the local identity built in the XIII century by the city's patron saint São Gonçalo, a benedictine monk. Amarante's sweets and cakes are extremely famous and you will have the opportunity to taste them at a well known cake-shop.  After Amarante we will proceed to the Mateus Palace in the city of Vila Real. Mateus Palace, set in beautiful gardens on a vast farm, is considered to be one of the finest examples of baroque civil architecture in Portugal. You will learn from a certified guide the story of the palace and at the end enjoy walking and taking pictures in the gardens. The highlight of the voyage is the lunch in the wine region of Favaios. The lunch includes several tasting starters, a regional stew or roast, and a fruit and dessert buffet.White and red Douro wines are served, as welll as Muscat wine of Favaios and Port wine. After lunch you will visit the estate wine cellars. The tour continues driving downhill from the Favaios region to Pinhão, on the right bank of the Douro river. In Pinhão you will visit the train station with its fantastic azulejos (tiles) pannels from early XX century and take the one-hour Douro river cruise in a typical Rabelo boat to contemplate the world heritage beauty of the Douro Valley vineyards. Navigation upstream toward the Romaneira estate, in a very beautiful stretch of the Douro river where you will see some wine producing farmhouses, terraces until the river and vineyards, forming a unique landscape considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We will return to Porto via the road N222 Pinhão - Peso da Régua, that is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. 17 miles, 93 soft bends and breathtaking views of the Douro Valley. Your Douro Valley full-day tour ends with return transport to your Porto hotel.

$110.14 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Semi-Private Tour: Wine Region in Douro Valley

We will begin the tour with a visit to the historical center of Amarante, along the way you can contemplate the magnificent view of the River Tâmega and the Marão Mountain. We will visit the Church of St. Vincent and follow to the city center. Next we will go to the Douro Wine Region, to visit a real estate where the Port Wine is produced. We will also have the opportunity to know the train station in Pinhão, known for its rich and amazing 24 tile panels. At the end will visit the historical center of Vila Real, a unique beauty with more than 450 meters of altitude which is encrusted in the Douro Region.

$347.82 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Tour: Douro Valley Wine and Food from Porto

The Tour starts when we pick you up at your accommodation, wherever you are (inside Oporto). Then you'll travel to Régua a village portuguese, of the Vila Real district to visit a traditional farm of wine production. Next you'll journey to Pinhão (Pinion), a beautiful village that is also famous because of the wine production and belongs to the World Heritage of Unesco. After that, enjoy a lunch with typical meals of region.After lunch you can choose to scenic river cruise* (not including in price, it'll be an additional cost of 10€ per person) or visit the train station in Pinhão, famous for its tiles that depict the form of wine production and scenery, to enjoy the beautiful views of the Douro Valley.The drop-off will be back at your accommodation, so you can travel comfortably without worry. Hope that you enjoy it in the best way!*Cruise is subject to availability. when you're picked up that day, you can decide what do you want to do.

$98.55 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Douro Valley Full-Day Tour with Wine Tasting in Two Wineries

Begin the adventure with a morning pickup from your hotel by a friendly local guide. Travel to Régua, a small village in the Vila Real district, to visit a traditional farm and learn more about the region’s wine production. Enjoy a tasting of port wine, then stop at the Douro Museum (only those who want to visit, the entrance is not included in the program), a celebrated representation of the natural and cultural heritage of the area and a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Continue the journey by traveling to Pinhão (Pinion), a beautiful village famous for its wine production. Tour the facilities and sip on some of its own wines, then sit down for a delicious lunch of traditional regional dishes. After lunch, opt for a scenic river cruise, or visit the train station in Pinhão to check out its famous tiles depicting wine production and and local scenery. After that, we will visit a small farm. Considered an olive oil press, you can taste the delicious table wines, almonds, olive oil and honey. Soak in the area’s spectacular views on the ride back to the hotel. Do not miss this fascinating trip! Main Attractions:  Panoramic View Douro Wine Region Régua: Traditional Farm (Visit and Port Wine Tasting) Douro Museum (Optional) Free Time for lunch Scenic cruise on the River Douro Pinhão: Traditional Farm (Visit and Table wines tasting) Viewpoint Casal Loivos Pinhão Train Station

$223.85 Cultural & Theme Tours

CHARM DOURO small group, Valley & Wineries by LuxVan, River Mouth Sunset by Boat

From your hotel in Porto, you’re picked up in the morning for the drive to Amarante. We will stop at the city of Amarante to visit its old bridge and São Gonçalo Church, a symbol of the local identity built in the XIII century by the city's patron saint São Gonçalo, a benedictine monk. Amarante's sweets and cakes are extremely famous and you will have the opportunity to taste them at a well known cake-shop.  After Amarante we will proceed to the Mateus Palace in the city of Vila Real. Mateus Palace, set in beautiful gardens on a vast farm, is considered to be one of the finest examples of baroque civil architecture in Portugal. You will learn from a certified guide the story of the palace and at the end enjoy walking and taking pictures in the gardens. The highlight of the voyage is the lunch in the wine region of Favaios. The lunch includes several tasting starters, a regional stew or roast, and a fruit and dessert buffet.White and red Douro wines are served, as welll as Muscat wine of Favaios and Port wine. After lunch you will visit the estate wine cellars.The tour continues driving downhill from the Favaios region to Pinhão, on the right bank of the Douro river. In Pinhão you will visit the train station with its fantastic azulejos (tiles) pannels from early XX century.We will return to Porto via the road N222 Pinhão - Peso da Régua, that is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. 17 miles, 93 soft bends and breathtaking views of the Douro Valley.But your tour is not over yet!At Crestuma dam you will get aboard Arraes, a dutch classical boat, 11,30m long and 3,30m wide with 2 cabins, kitchen and WC, fully equipped to provide you a dream Douro river cruise to contemplate the world heritage beauty of Porto. Navigation downstream toward the river mouth at Foz do Douro, passing through the 6 Porto bridges while enjoying a fantastic tasting menu of Portuguese typical food with Douro wines and Port Wine.Your NOW Douro Valley full-day tour ends with return transport to your Porto hotel.