Wine and Walking in Portugal
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Steeped in history, Portugal emerged as a country in 1143. And, the Douro Valley is a key part of Portuguese history. With its terraced vineyards and hilltop, estates are known as Quintas. The region is renowned for its wine production, in particular, the sweet wine is known as Port.
Long before any president, king or emperor, the Douro was inhabited by primitive peoples who were the first to leave their trace. And, it is known that grapes were being cultivated in the region around 4 thousand years B.C.
Don’t leave this planet without experiencing the Douro Valley in Portugal.
Day tours are the easiest and quickest way to explore somewhere new while easily fitting it into a tight travel schedule. Departing from Porto, a day trip to the Douro Valley is a great option for those looking for a countryside escape, at the doorstep of the city.
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Three hikes exploring Portugal, the sun on your face and a well-earned glass of wine at the end. Is there anything better?
Enjoy panoramic vineyard walks through the Douro Valley, as well as exploring Porto’s old town on this relaxing Portuguese walking tour.
- Guided Walking Tours in the Douro Valley;
- Transfer: Oporto Airport – Hotel in Braga;
- Transfer: Hotel in Braga – Oporto Airport;
- Travel in a small group of up 6 passengers;
- 6 nights in a twin room;
- Breakfast is included every morning in all multi-day tour packages;
- Wine tasting (wine farm in the Douro Valley);
- 1 Lunch in the Douro Valley;
- 1 Lunch in Porto;
- Full day – Douro Valley Tours;
- City tour in Porto, Braga, Guimarães and Póvoa de Varzim;
- Transfer and Guide throughout the tours.
7 Days from 1399€ per person.
Minimum number: two persons. Maximum number: six persons.
Hiking trip Charming Douro Valley
This is a land of traditions and there is much evidence to suggest that wine production has been a livelihood here for more than two thousand years. It is the first wine region in the world that was demarcated and the harvest here is still as traditional as it used to be and still done by hand and foot!
One of the things you don’t want to miss out, in Northern Portugal, is to explore the scenic Douro Valley. The birthplace of Port wine. The Douro River’s steep and twisting canyons have been laboriously terraced to make a horizontal home for grapevines and olive and almond trees. The people of the Douro are proud of their roots; they know their history and their origins well. They tell stories and local legends that have been passed down from generation to generation, ensuring the survival of their history.
This walking tour, in addition to exploring our natural landscapes, conservation areas, and cultural sites. This tour will bring the opportunity to visit different Wine Estates and taste several different types of Portuguese wine: Douro table wine and Port wine.
That is included the transfer from your hotel in Porto or Braga, lunch and wine tasting. Full day in the Douro Valley.
Exploring the Douro Valley – Private Tour
Views of the Douro river unfold as you pass through terraced vineyards dotted with small Quintas (farms with vineyards). Private Tour in a comfortable car.
- Discover the Douro’s UNESCO Panoramic Routes;
- Taste the Douro worldwide renowned wines in a local producer “Quinta”;
- Enjoy the flavors of the regional cuisine in a typical lunch;
- Private tour in the Douro Valley with a local guide. Pick-up and drop-off at the accommodation in Porto;
- Visit a genuine typical village and have a taste of regional products.
Drink on the Douro Valley
There are red and white table wines. Then, there are the very famous fortified wines called Port, named of course after the city of Porto (Oporto). Created in 1756 by the government of the Marques de Pombal. The Douro Wine Region Valley is the first and oldest demarcated and regulated wine region in the world.
Portuguese wine is so much more than Port Wine! Discover wonderful wine produced in Portugal — from Vinho Verde to Península de Setúbal — in this uniquely accessible, entertaining guide. Read our ebook Portuguese Wine.
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