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Douro Valley Wine Tour
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Exquisite Douro Delights: Wine Tasting, Lunch & River Cruise in Small Group
Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the enchanting Douro Valley, a vineyard-draped haven that will leave you breathless. Immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of this UNESCO World Heritage site on our day trip, where you’ll witness the authentic charm of the Douro people and their picturesque villages. Explore this hidden treasure and let your senses come alive. Discover the most exquisite stretch in Northern Portugal, from Pinhão to Peso da Régua, the beating heart of Portugal’s finest wines. Join us for a small group tour of the Douro Wine Country and unlock a world of unparalleled beauty and indulgence.
- Experience the awe-inspiring vistas of the Douro Valley and its vineyards.
- Deepen your knowledge of Port Wine and the art of wine production.
- Unwind during a relaxing boat trip along the picturesque Douro River (approximately 1 hour).
- Delight in a wine tasting session to discover the rich and varied flavors.
- Immerse yourself in the beauty of the intricately decorated train station.
- Savor the finest offerings of Portuguese cuisine.
- Tour the renowned Port Wine Cellar for an unforgettable visit.
Is a Small Group Private Tour of Douro Valley Perfect for You?
Discover the enchanting Douro Valley on this exclusive private tour designed for small groups (maximum of 8 travelers). Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic getaway, a family looking for a memorable vacation, a group of friends, or a wine enthusiast, this tour caters to your interests. With an easy level of activity, it accommodates individuals with varying walking experiences. Prepare for an exceptional exploration of the Douro Valley, renowned for its exquisite Port wine.
- Douro Valley Wine Tour From Braga or Porto.
- Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Braga or Porto.
- Lunch in the Douro Valley (main dish, dessert, and beverage). It is not included in the lunches: whiskey or another cocktail.
- Wine tasting in the Douro Valley.
- Boat trip (approx. 1h) in the Douro River.
- Guide throughout the tour (English-speaking).
- Drinks and meals not specified
- Travel insurance
- Entrances other than mentioned
- Telephone and personal expenses
Explore the Beauty of Douro Valley: A Full-Day Adventure
08:30 AM Meeting Point: Your hotel in Braga or Porto.
Embark on an unforgettable journey through Douro’s UNESCO panoramic routes, starting your day with awe-inspiring views of the region’s captivating cliffs and hills. Immerse yourself in the heart of this picturesque landscape, taking in the stunning beauty that surrounds you.
Next, indulge in a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant, replenishing your energy with a delightful meal paired with local wine or other beverage options. Prepare to be captivated as you continue your exploration, marveling at the natural wonders of the Douro Valley through panoramic roads and breathtaking landscapes overlooking the Douro River.
Afterward, gain insights into the wine production techniques of the region as you visit a local producer. Delve into the rich heritage of winemaking in Douro Valley, followed by a memorable wine tasting experience. Conclude your day with a leisurely boat tour, further immersing yourself in the charm of the valley.
05:30 PM Drop-off Place: Your hotel in Braga or Porto.
Uncover the allure of Douro Valley from its panoramic routes to its wine production secrets, creating lasting memories of your full-day adventure.
Absolutely! Wine tastings are a delightful part of your Douro Valley Small Group Tour experience. Prepare your palate for a sensory journey as you savor three distinct and exceptional glasses of Port wines.
Immerse yourself in the rich flavors and complexities of the region with a tasting of the following esteemed Port wine varieties:
Special Reserve: Discover the refined character and impeccable balance of this remarkable Port wine, carefully crafted to showcase the best qualities of the Douro Valley.
Late Bottled Vintage (LBV): Delight in the intense fruitiness and harmonious notes that define this premium Port wine, crafted from a single vintage and aged to perfection.
10 Years Tawny: Allow the layers of complexity and smoothness to captivate your taste buds as you savor this beautifully aged Tawny Port wine, revealing exquisite flavors that have developed over a decade.
Embark on a wine tasting journey like no other, where each sip unveils the essence of Douro Valley’s winemaking mastery. Immerse yourself in the artistry and heritage of Port wines as you explore their unique characteristics and appreciate the craftsmanship behind each glass.
Here are some essential items to bring:
- Comfortable Clothing: Dress in layers, as the weather in the Douro Valley can change throughout the day. Bring lightweight, breathable clothing for warm weather and a jacket or sweater for cooler evenings.
- Walking Shoes: As you may be exploring vineyards, villages, and hiking trails, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Opt for closed-toe shoes with good traction.
- Sun Protection: Don’t forget to pack sunscreen, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the sun’s rays during outdoor activities.
- Water Bottle: Staying hydrated is crucial, so bring a refillable water bottle to keep yourself refreshed throughout the day.
- Camera: Capture picturesque landscapes and memorable moments by bringing a camera or smartphone with ample storage space and extra batteries.
The Douro Valley is known for its delicious and hearty cuisine. Some typical dishes you can try for lunch include:
- Bread, olives, and wine: These are often served as a starter, allowing you to sample the region’s flavors.
- Alheira: A smoked Portuguese Jewish sausage made with various types of meat, such as pork, veal, duck, chicken, quail, rabbit, and bread. It’s a unique and flavorful dish.
- Pork chop with rice and white cabbage: A comforting and traditional dish featuring tender pork chop accompanied by flavorful rice and white cabbage.
- White beans with tomato and bacon: A rustic and satisfying dish combining creamy white beans, tangy tomato, and savory bacon.
- Stewed goat with potato and tomato sauce: A rich and hearty dish featuring tender goat meat slow-cooked with potatoes in a flavorful tomato sauce.
- Dessert: Borrachão: A delightful treat, borrachão is a dry cake moistened with Port Wine, adding a touch of sweetness and unique flavor.
These are just a few examples of the delicious cuisine you can expect to enjoy during a Douro Valley tour. The specific dishes available may vary depending on the restaurant or dining establishment visited during the tour.
- Free cancellation: More than 15 days before the arrival date. Alternatively, you have the option to receive a Gift Card (without a name and expiration date). This gives you the flexibility to plan your adventure with us whenever it suits you best. We value your understanding that refunds involve significant costs for our small company, and your support in this matter is truly appreciated as we continue to provide exceptional experiences while managing our resources effectively.
- 14 to 4 Days Before Arrival: You have the flexibility to reschedule your booking free of charge. You can receive a gift card for your deposit (without a name and expiration date), which can be used at a later date.
- 3 to 1 Day Before Arrival: In this window, a cancellation will result in a charge of 100% of the reservation amount. Unfortunately, no refund will be provided.
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