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Private Douro Valley Historical Tour - Winery, Viewpoint, Cruise and Lunch

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Private Douro Valley Historical Tour - Winery, Viewpoint, Cruise and Lunch

  • Douro Valley Private Tour
  • Amarante Tour
  • Douro Valley private tour from Porto
  • Douro Valley Wine Tasting

Introduction

Enjoy a fascinating private and exclusive tour to the Douro Valley.


Discover the fabulous landscapes, the singular culture, and the strong heritage of this Demarcated Region since 1756. Observe the best viewpoints, have a wine tasting experience in a wine estate, a river cruise, and a traditional lunch.


Book now this All Included and Private Tour from Porto!


  Daily   9 Hours
Highlights

• Visit Amarante: a small town with an enormous cultural, historical and religious legacy.

• Have a breathtaking experience when standing on the viewpoints of Galafura and Pinhão

• Travel through the N222 national road: once considered the most beautiful road in the world!

• Enjoy a 1-hour Douro river cruise, while observing the imposing views of Pinhão.

• Delight yourself with a homemade lunch at a panoramic restaurant with a vegetarian option (indicate on reservation).

• Visit one of the most important Wine Estates in the Douro and have a wine tasting experience

• Appreciate the Pinhao railway station, famous for the beautiful blue, white and yellow tile panel!

Key Details

Please select the exact number of people, including children, babies, and seniors.

LANGUAGES

Portuguese, English, Spanish or French 

DURATION

9 Hours 

PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF

At your accommodation in the city center of Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia

SCHEDULE

Daily: at 08 AM

Details

This tour will show the historical importance of the Douro Region, not only for the wine-making process but also for the Portuguese identity! Explore the culture, traditions, gastronomy and even the people of this so beloved region.

Start your tour around 08 AM (pickup at the hotel or meeting point) and travel comfortably towards the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001. The Douro Valley is one of the most beautiful regions of the world and sure can impress the most demanding visitors. 

When you hear about the Douro Region, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? It may be the beautiful hills, the amazing landscapes or the world-renowned Port Wine

Our first stop is in Amarante, one of the most important religious cities in Portugal, related to the life and history of Saint Gonçalo. Visit the Sao Gonçalo Church and Convent, and observe the beautiful bridge over the Tamega river. Have time to explore the old historic center as you learn all the secrets of Amarante.

We will then continue to the Galafura viewpoint, one of the greatest highlights of this tour. The São Leonardo da Galafura viewpoint will definitely take your breath away!  Have a privileged view over the Douro river and the surrounding landscape - the green and gold hills and the vineyards. 

It's now time for the Douro's gastronomy. Have a delicious lunch in a traditional restaurant, famous for its homemade food and the familiar recipes that have been keeping its essence for many years.

After lunch, the tour continues to Pinhão, one of the most beautiful and charming villages of the Douro Valley. There, enjoy another great attraction of this day: a 1-hour panoramic relaxing cruise over the Douro river waters. Observe the imposing natural views and the gorgeous vineyards. Prepare your cameras!

End your day with a fantastic visit to a renowned Wine Estate. A wine tasting experience is waiting for you: taste 3 wines of excellence and learn all about the Port Wine culture and making process.  

While returning comfortably to Porto, observe the charming landscapes that will accompany you during the route. Afterward, your guide will drop you off at the door of the hotel.

Additional Info

More information

LANGUAGES

English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese

CANCELLATION POLICY

Full refund! No cancellation fee if you cancel until 48 hours prior to the tour date.

Less than 48 hours or No Show 100%

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You will receive a confirmation email with details after the booking.

Children under 6 years old are totally parent’s responsibility

BEFORE YOU GO

Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and to bring your voucher and a camera!

VOUCHER INFO

You must present a paper voucher for this activity.

 

Please reconfirm your pick up time and location 48 hours before the tour

to our email: porto@livingtours.pt or by phone: +351 228 320 992

Included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Professional tour guide


Transport by private vehicle for the entire group


Visit Amarante


Visit the Sao Leonardo da Galafura viewpoint


Full lunch included: homemade food (panoramic restaurant)


Douro river panoramic Cruise in Pinhão (1 hour)


Wine Estate: guided visit and wine tasting (one of the most special Port wine brands) - 3 tastings

Excluded

Other meals and drinks


Personal expenses


Gratuities (optional)

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