Vinho Verde Tour: Wineries, Tastings and Lunch - Green Wine Tour - Full Day

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demarcated Vinho Verde Region

  • demarcated Vinho Verde Region
  • Vinho Verde
  • Vinho Verde (Green Wine) Tour
  • Foundation Eça de Queiroz


Embark on a sensorial experience! Vinho Verde (Green Wine) is unique in the entire world, produced in Portugal in the Demarcated Region of Green Wine. Visit two of the most renowned Vinho Verde Wine Estates (with tastings included) and discover, in this guided tour, the gastronomy, the culture, the art, the wine and the dazzling landscapes of this beautiful region. 

  Daily (Except Mondays)   9 Hours

Come and visit the Green Wine Demarcated Region and visit two of the best green wine production estates with wine tasting included.
Discover the wine estate that in recent times belonged to Manoel de Oliveira, one of the most important European filmmakers from the middle of the last century to the present day.
Explore the Foundation and the House of Eça de Queiroz, place of inspiration for the creation of the bestseller "The City and the Mountains" by the famous Portuguese writer and diplomat.
Delight yourself in the traditional meal like the one that has been served to the writer when he first came to the House of Tormes.

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Available in PortugueseEnglish, Spanish or French


9 Hours 


at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center or at Living Tours Gray Line office: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira 352.

Pick ups at a different location require a previously confirmation - subject to an additional fee. 


Daily, except Monday: 9.00 am to 6.00 p.m.


Have you ever heard about Portuguese Vinho Verde (Green Wine)?

Only produced in the Vinho Verde Demarcated Region, it is an incredibly light and fresh wine, the perfect companion for a summer afternoon! Produced between the Douro River and Minho River, owns a Protected Designation of Origin dating back to 1908.

As soon as you embark on this sensorial experience, you will never get tired of it! Portugal is well known for its unique aromatized wines. Give it a chance, you surely will not regret it!

Begin this full-day wine adventure with the pick up at your hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus.

The first stop is at the famous Quinta de Covela, on the slopes of Douro River. This Wine Estate, rich in beauty and history, belonged to Manoel de Oliveira (1908-2015), one of the most important European filmmakers. Known for being a cheerful person and passionate about his movies, he was once the oldest movie director on activity!

Located on the border between the granitic region of Green Wines and the shale Region of Port Wine, is worldwide known for its enchanting landscapes!

Explore vineyards, woods, and gardens of Quinta de Covela, a very pleasant place for sightseeing and impossible to forget! Make a toast, because a wine tasting will be on the table!

How much do you know about Portuguese literature? There are a lot of important names that we could talk about, but this wine tour introduces you to the Portuguese famous writer and diplomat, Eça de Queiroz.

Visit the Eça de Queiroz Foundation, a House-Museum where the known writer found inspiration for one of his finest novels, “The City and The Mountains”.

Partake in a delicious traditional meal, with an interesting story behind it: the first meal that Eça Queiroz tasted in these lands. A unique specialty that even the famous consul could not resist!

After this cultural treasure is time to visit other renowned Wine Estate (Quinta da Aveleda or Quinta da Lixa, according to availability). Both options are equally good, two of the largest producers and exporters of Green Wine. Taste the most exquisite vinho verde produced by regarded expertsowners of popular flavors and outstanding vineyards in the middle of picturesque sceneries. 

By the end of this full-day wine tour, your guide will drive you back to Porto and your drop off is at your hotel.

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

Less than 48 hours or No Show 100%


Ithe afternoon, you have the opportunity to visit Quinta da Aveleda or Quinta da Lixa (according to availability).

Please be aware that some tours include Walking Tours. We kindly advise you to use comfortable clothes and shoes and come prepared for some walking.

Please be at the pick up location 15 minutes before the tour starts.

Correct dress code may be requested for entrance into Churches.

Children under the age of 6 are the sole responsibility of parents.


Do not forget to wear comfortable clothes and bring your voucher and your camera!


You must present either a paper voucher for this activity.


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

to our email: or by phone: +351 228 320 992


  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

  • Professional tour guide

  • Transportation on a comfortable air-conditioned minibus

  • Visit to the Eça de Queiroz Foundation

  • Traditional dish in House-Museum of Eça de Queiroz.

  • Visit two renowned Wine Estates with wine tastings included

  • Personalize Service


  • Other meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Gratuities (optional)


1 Review(s) for "Vinho Verde Tour: Wineries, Tastings and Lunch - Green Wine Tour - Full Day"

We had a great time at the end of September on a Vinho Verde tour with Claudia. She was a great guide and host, saw some beautiful parts of Portugal, enjoyed our small group and had some great wine, especially at Quinta de Lixa!
Mike Burk, 22.10.2018

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