Wine Tour in Douro Valley

January 26th 2024 in Day Trips
Wine Tour in Douro Valley

Take a magical journey into the heart of the Douro Valley's wine region with this immersive guided day excursion. Treat your senses to the stunning beauty of the valley's magnificent wineries, restaurants, and viewpoints. With two prime winery visits, you'll experience some of the region's best varietals, getting a chance to learn about the history of the wine heritage from your expert guide and local winemakers. As you explore the valley, you can indulge in a few world-class wines and savour a traditional Portuguese lunch. This is a must-do excursion for wine lovers and anyone who wants to experience the best the Douro Valley offers.

If you happen to be in Porto, the heart of Portugal's wine region, you cannot miss a trip to Douro Valley. And if you want to make the most of your time there, this group tour is the perfect choice. You'll be able to relax and enjoy your day out while all the logistics and details are handled. The tour begins with a convenient hotel pickup in Porto, and then you'll head out to the stunning Douro Valley.

Your knowledgeable driver will take you to two of the most important wine estates in the region, where you'll have the chance to witness the wine production process and learn about the history and culture of the area. With an opportunity to taste around six different wines, you'll be able to appreciate the nuances and complexities of each variety. But that's not all - you'll also have the pleasure of a packed lunch featuring Douro wine and a leisurely cruise along the Douro River. From the deck, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the lush greenery and winding river that defines the Douro Valley.

Porto (Pass By)

Your experienced guide will greet you at your hotel or designated meeting point and lead you on a breathtaking journey to the world-famous Douro region. As you go through winding roads, your guide will provide you with a wealth of knowledge about Portuguese history, the region's development, and cultural facts central to Portuguese heritage. You'll be amazed by the stunning views of the Douro Valley as you traverse the landscape, and your guide will point out interesting landmarks and attractions along the way. After a few hours of driving, you'll take a quick break at a charming café to enjoy a cup of coffee and take in the sights and sounds of the region before continuing your journey.

The Douro Valley

Welcome to the Douro Region, a stunning destination boasting one of the world's most breathtaking valleys. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, this region is home to the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, offering visitors a chance to indulge in some of the finest wines the world has to offer. The Douro region is famous for its unique landscapes of lush green vineyards and the magical Douro river that winds through the hills. These picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for a day of unforgettable wine tastings, where you can experience the flavours of the region's wines while taking in stunning views.

Sabrosa

As we arrive in Sabrosa, we will embark on an exciting journey to explore the first of two renowned wineries. During this visit, you will have the chance to discover the rich history and production process of the famous wines of the Douro Region. The knowledgeable guides will take you through the vineyards and cellars, sharing their expertise and insights and answering any questions. You will also have the opportunity to taste different wines, appreciating the unique and complex flavours that make them so special.

After the wine tasting, we will indulge in a packed traditional Portuguese lunch with the freshest local ingredients. You will savour a delicious entree, followed by a mouth-watering main dish and a decadent dessert. To top it off, you will be offered a glass of exquisite Douro red or white wine, carefully chosen to complement the flavours of your meal.

This is an experience not to be missed that will leave you with unforgettable memories of the Douro Valley and its enchanting wines.

São Cristóvão do Douro

Once we finish our delicious lunch, we will embark on a scenic drive through Douro's winding and twisting roads, a region famous for its stunning views. Our destination is the charming town of Pinhão, where we will take a brief break at one of the most awe-inspiring viewpoints in the area. From here, you can feast your eyes on the lush greenery and the meandering river and appreciate the region's natural beauty. Don't forget to capture these moments on your camera and share them with your loved ones on social media!

Pinhao

Prepare to embark on a captivating journey! Delight in the stunning views of the Douro River as you set sail on a 50-minute scenic cruise commencing from Pinhão. Immerse yourself in the authentic experience as you board a traditional Rebelo boat, and let the gentle breeze caress your skin and the tranquil waters soothe your soul. Get ready to create unforgettable memories on this enchanting voyage!

N222 (Pass By)

Have you ever imagined driving on a road that seems to be taken straight from a postcard? If so, you need to experience the National Road 222 in Portugal. This road is considered one of the most beautiful in the world and for a good reason. It takes you on a mesmerizing journey through the Douro wine region, where you'll find yourself surrounded by lush green hills, picturesque vineyards, and breathtaking views of the Douro River. During our tour, we'll take you on this scenic road, and you'll have the opportunity to witness the region's incredible beauty firsthand. Get ready to be amazed!

Folgosa

Our wine tour is still ongoing! There is time to visit one more renowned Winery. The winery expert guide will walk you through the estate, explaining the process from the vineyard to the bottle, ending with a magnificent tasting of three different types of wines.