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Douro Full Day Tour

Douro Full Day Tour

9 hours From
AU$154 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Cruising/SailingCruising/SailingMinibus tourMinibus tour
  • Tour Code
    LTP-19-4936
  • Operating Days
    Daily
9 hours From
AU$154 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Cruising/SailingCruising/SailingMinibus tourMinibus tour
  • Tour Code
    LTP-19-4936
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    Escorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide Ticket Ticket Cruise ticketMealsMeals Lunch includedTourTour Privileged view of the majestic landscape of Douro river from the São Leonardo da Galafura viewpointTransportationTransportation Transportation with driverActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

This charming and unique region in the North of Portugal is defined by having been the first demarcated wine region in the world and by having its landscape classified as UNESCO World Heritage. This tour takes you to Galafura where you will visit the “São Leonardo de Galafura” view point, (lunch included), and Pinhão where you will have a 1 hour cruise down the Douro River! Finish the day with a Port Wine tasting at a Wine Estate in the area.

Tour Highlights: 

  • Douro Valley – UNESCO World Heritage
  • Amarante - home to enormous cultural, historical and religious legacy
  • Pinhao railway station - famous for the beautiful tile panel
  • “São Leonardo de Galafura” view point
  • Homemade lunch at a panoramic restaurant
  • Wine Estate – visit and wine tastings
  • Panoramic cruise in Pinhão

Departure Time: 8:00 am

Meeting Point: Pick-up in hotels in the city center of Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia

Itinerary

This full day guided tour will inform you of the historical importance of the Douro Region, not only for the wine-making process but also for the formation of Portuguese culture and identity!

You'll travel comfortably towards the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and make your  first stop in Amarante. This city became very important after Saint Gonçalo's arrival (1187-1259) - one of the most renowned saints in the Christian history. You may visit the convent and church, but also observe its beautiful bridge over the Tamega river or explore its beautiful historic center.

Your day continues to one of the greatest highlights of this tour: the Galafura viewpoint. From the top of its 640 meters, you will have a privileged view over the Douro river and the surrounding landscape.

At lunch time, you'll taste the best of Douro's gastronomy in a family owned restaurant before continuing your tour to Pinhão, one of the most beautiful and charming villages of this region.

Enjoy a 1-hour panoramic relaxing cruise over the Douro river waters before making your last stop at a  a renowned Wine Estate, where you'll have the chance to taste 3 excellent regional wines and learn all about the Port Wine culture and making process.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transport by private vehicle for the entire group
  • Visit Amarante and the Sao Leonardo da Galafura viewpoint
  • Full lunch in a panoramic restaurant
  • Douro river panoramic cruise in Pinhão
  • Wine estate: guided visit and 3 wine tastings

Exclusions

  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Important Notes

  • Child price and private tour (min. 4 pax / max. 8 pax) are also available. Contact us for more information.
  • Vegetarian option available for lunch. Inform us upon booking.
  • Language options: Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.

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