Portugal is a perfect walking tour country with spectacular views. The valley of the Rio Douro is astonishing in its tranquillity and its vibrant colors. Walk with us!
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Douro Valley Hike
Discover Douro Valley: Small Group Hike, Lunch, and Wine Tasting
Inhale deeply and let the fresh air fill your lungs, mingling with the scents of nature that surround you. Marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes that unfold before your eyes, painting a vivid picture of nature’s grandeur.
As you tread upon the ancient soil, feel the resilience and strength of the schist beneath your feet. This unique terrain, coupled with the abundant sunshine, bestows upon the Douro Valley its renowned qualities. It is here that the oldest demarcated wine region in the world thrives, producing remarkable wines, including the celebrated Port Wine.
Immerse yourself in the local climate that lends its character to the vineyards, while the hard work and dedication of the Douro people shape the very essence of this land. Witness the harmonious fusion of nature and human endeavor, resulting in a wine estate unlike any other.
In your limited time in the Douro River Valley, savor the highlights that await you. Embark on a leisurely stroll through picturesque village, where history and charm intertwine. Engage your taste buds in a delightful wine tasting experience, allowing the flavors of this remarkable region to dance upon your palate.
Believe me when I say that this tour is an experience worth treasuring. Seize this opportunity and let the Douro Valley cast its spell upon you. I assure you, you will not regret it.
- Listen to the soothing sounds of the nearby river as you walk along its banks, immersing yourself in nature’s tranquility.
- Explore the small village and walk through the terraced vineyards and olive groves.
- Experience the best Portuguese cuisine at lunchtime.
- Visit the top Port Wine Cellar and learn more about this superb Douro wine.
Do you want a Private Day Hike in the Douro Valley?
For a private Douro Valley Hike from Braga, please get in touch with us. The tour includes lunch and wine tasting. Attention: we don’t increase the price. We need to check our availability.
Is this tour right for you?
This trip is recommended for 50-plus, couples, family vacations, youth, wine lovers, and small groups of friends. The level is easy. Distance: 3.8 km – 2.37 miles. A gain in altitude of 178m.
The best season time for this hiking tour is winter, spring, and fall.
- Pick-up and drop-off at the accommodation in Braga.
- Lunch in the Douro Valley (main dish, dessert, and beverage). Optional drinks: Portuguese wine, coke, or water. It is not included in the lunch: whiskey or another cocktail.
- Local Guide (English-speaking).
- Gift: refillable water bottle and one hat per person.
- Port Wine tasting in the Douro Valley (Standard three great wines).
- Travel insurance
- Drinks and meals not specified
- Entrances other than mentioned
- Telephone and personal expenses
- Meeting point in your hotel in Braga at 09h00 AM.
- 1h30 by car from your hotel to the Douro Valley.
- The driver will stop the car in Pinhão, where is our Hike in the Douro Valley Vineyards. That is included a hat and a bottle of water. We have one house in the middle of the trail. The house has a restroom and one living room.
During the walk, you can enjoy the peace of the Douro and a magnificent view of this world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Valley while learning about the terroir of the Douro and its soil, landscape, climate, and unique grape varieties. You will walk along the vineyards, olive, orange, and fig trees.
+/-01h00 p.m. Lunchtime.
- We will visit the Pinhão Train Station. It is the most beautiful building in the region. Pinhão Train Station is famous for its tiles.
- The last stop will be a winery and taste the delicious Port Wine (Including a standard three wines).
- We will finish the tour at your hotel at 06h00 PM.
- Bread, olives, wine, and alheira (smoked Portuguese Jewish sausage made with meats, usually pork, veal, duck, chicken, quail, rabbit, and bread.)
- Pork chop with rice and white cabbage.
- White beans with tomato and bacon
- Stew goat with potato and tomato sauce.
- Dessert: borrachão (dry cake moistened with Port Wine).
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