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Private Tailor Made Tours in Porto and Douro

Oporto & Douro Moments is a family company that organizes personalized Tours in Porto and in the Douro Valley region. We go beyond your typical Experience by making you discover the Traditions, the Heritage and the portuguese Culture as a whole.

We feel proud and privileged to live in this “old, very noble, always loyal and invincible city of Oporto” so we receive our visitors as friends and strive to keep this relationship for long. We ensure you get to experience Unique Tours, thus making you feel like our ambassadors back in your hometown.

CLIENT LOVE

“An excellent tour with a knowledgeable driver/guide speaking very good English who was able to take us to unusual and out of the way places, including meeting the wonderful district baker in her home bakery. Lunch at the vineyard was excellent. Overall a great experience very professionally done!”

Timothy D.

Events and Workshops

Join us in our creative/industrial Tours and discover centenary products and industries, a success of generations.

We also organize workshops with tiles, soaps, cooking classes as well as personal or company events, cruises and parties.

OUR TOURS

Porto

 Classified World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996,  European Capital of Culture in 2001 and elected  Best European Destination, Porto offers its visitors the best pleasures in life! .

Porto is known for keeping alive its traditions, customs, history and  its warmful people.

We invite you to admire the old Porto town and its typical houses with its narrow and twisting streets, feel the bustle of the “tripeiros” (name given to the Porto inhabitants) and the awe-inspiring Douro river which gives you the chance to admire its many bridges as well as the city slopes.

Douro

Douro Valley, a natural heritage and architectural landscape where you can get involved in a whole culture and wine production!

Experience gastronomic specialties and discover Douro visiting its Quintas. Get to know the wine stories and the places where wine is produced while you delight yourself with different wine tastings in a welcoming and peaceful atmosphere.

Another attraction is Vila Nova de Foz Côa with its prehistoric paintings dating from the Paleolithic as well as Lamego, with a natural and historical wealth.

Other Destinations

Portugal is a country rich in diverse landscapes, gastronomy, culture, history, traditions and welcoming people awaiting for you!

Elected world´s Leading Destination 2017, Portugal is a bucket-list-worthy destination for all kinds of travelers.

Explore it with us and discover the best of what each region has to offer you. You don`t have to waste time with maps and asking for information trying to discover the most iconic places in Portugal. We organize your stay and customize it according to your interests with total integrity and security! Discover Portugal!

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About Porto

Its narrow and twisting streets, its medieval houses in slopes and its tile panels give us an astonishing landscape and an unique architectural framework. Within the city lies an undeniable historical wealth with genuine baroque palaces and churches, along with large boulevards and modern masterpieces of the most significant contemporary architects, three of which won the Pritzker Prize.

You can wander in the wide green spaces as well as in the delightful beaches and romantic gardens. The “barcos rabelos” wait all along the riverbank of  Vila Nova de Gaia for you to join for a boat ride. You can visit the port wine cellars, the local football club that is known internationally – the Futebol Clube do Porto – and enjoy the rich cultural diversity and cuisine.

Our porto Tours 

Walking Tour

The Oporto heart, the historic area was classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.​ We take you to discover secret and hidden places that only a local knows in a very friendly atmosphere!
  • Pick up at 09:30/14:30
  • Guided tour around the main city icons: Aliados Avenue, S. Bento train station, street Art, Majestic café, Bolhão market, traditional stores, Clérigos church, Lello bookshop, Flowers street and Ribeira;
  • Drink and traditional sweet tastings.

TIMETABLE: 3,5/4 hours

INFORMATION: Available daily; small group guarantee with an experienced and passionate guide. The tour can be private and customized to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

Food and Wine Tours

The northern Gastronomy is among the most varied in the country and includes fish and seafood from the coast and tasty meats from the countryside. We tell you the stories that are behind these traditional dishes and its recipes.
A new experience to all your senses! 
  • Pick up at 09:30/14:30
  • Visit the Bolhão Market, get to know the locals and discover genuine food in Porto spots/tascos. Get to know their stories, taste regional specialties, and the excellent Portuguese wines. Visit the beautiful cafés and the elegance of the best gastronomic city icons.
  • It includes 10 tastings and wines: canned fish, olives, bread, smoked sausages, cheeses, the famous Francesinha, olive oil degustations and other traditional snacks.

TIMETABLE: 4 hours

INFORMATION: Available daily and adaptable according to places schedules; small group guarantee with an experienced and passionate guide. The tour can be in private and customized to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

modern And Historic TOURS

Discover Porto: its iconic buildings, facades and recovered interiors as well as our cafés, churches and different tiles. Get to know the modern part of the city in the morning and, in the afternoon, the area that was classified World Heritage site from UNESCO in 1996.
  • Pick up at 09:30
  • Guided visit to the House of Music, a major concert hall space that soon became an icon in the city or to Serralves Foundation;
  • Wander in Foz and discover the beautiful beaches on the Atlantic ocean;
  • Lunch in Matosinhos called the “dining room” from Porto known for its fresh fish and seafood;
  • Walking tour through Avenida dos Aliados, the city’s living room and catalog for renowned architects and sculptors, passing by the São Bento Railway Station;
  • Visit the city’s inside and outside to admire a few remarkable recovery works and city’s distinctive aspects: tiles, stucco, brands and mythology;
  • Discover some of the most admirable baroque works spread all over the city;
  • Coffee and traditional sweet tastings;

TIMETABLE: 8 hours

INFORMATION: Available daily; small group guarantee with an experienced and passionate guide . This tour can be customized according to your interests and schedule. We can focus an architect in particular, visit the sinagogue or organize a mix of the most interesting places in town.

Private Food and Wine Meals

We’re on a mission to find the most exciting places, new experiences, emerging trends and harmonizations seeking to reconnect food to its roots.
If you wish to create a customized Lunch or Dinner in Porto or Douro Valley just for your group or family in a very special ambiance, we create the perfect experience: a picnic in the vineyards, an intimate lunch in an old recovered mill, a dinner with locals where you will be able to taste our traditional gastronomy,…
Contact us! We go way beyond mere eating and drinking!

Tailor Made Tours

If you wish to make your own personal tour, let us know the purpose of it, whom you travel with and which interests you have.
We organize customized tours with specific themes like tiles, street art, arquitecture, filigree, traditional shops and local markets,…
Describe us how your perfect day/night would be and we will do our best to make them come true!
General Conditions
  • Children under 5 free; from 6 to 11 enjoy a 50% discount.
  • Tours happen every day with the exception of the 25/12 and 01/01.
  • Stops and adjustments are made whenever you need and according to your own interests.
  • Tours on foot, in a luxurious 7 seat van or convertible car. Private transport and guiding services available.
  • It is advised comfortable footwear, appropriate clothing for the climate and sun protection

 

General Booking & Cancellation Policy

Book as soon as possible so we can properly schedule our services. We answer you in 24 hrs.

 

  • Cancellations made up to 2 days in advance have no costs;

  • Up to 24 hours in advance you will  be charged 50%;

  • On the day you will be charged the total amount.

 

General Conditions, as well as General Booking & Cancellation Policy are common to all Tours*

*Any disputes will be solved by the Centro de Informação de Consumo e Arbitragem do Porto. Rua Damião de Góis, 31, Loja 6, 4050-225 Porto

“After all, Porto, to truly honor its name is, first of all, this wide bosom open to the river,…where the traveler can lean over to the open air and have the illusion that the entire city of Porto is the Ribeira, the old riverside.” – José Saramago

Tours Douro,

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About Douro

On December 14, 2001 UNESCO decided unanimously to declare the Alto Douro Wine Region as a World Heritage Site: “This long tradition of viticulture has produced, for some 2000 years, a cultural landscape of outstanding beauty that reflects its technological, social and economic evolution.”

We are experts in the organization of your event/holidays/personalized cruise in the Douro region and we adapt ourselves to your needs. Our Tours combine Wine, Culture, History, Nature and delicious Gastronomy!

If you wish to spend a different day, we invite you to…

– Admire breathless landscapes and amazing terraced vineyards;

– Experience local gastronomy and fall in love with our tasty products;

– Participate in cooking classes or have a picnic in a beautiful scenery;

– Enjoy the cultural heritage of the Douro region;

– Discover the Douro Quintas and their family history;

– Taste the wonderful Douro wines: sparkling, DOC, Muscat and Port wine;

– Take part in the wine production: foot treading in old Lagares, label your own wine,…;

– Share the hospitality and spontaneous joy of the locals;

– Get to know the religious side of Douro.

   And, all of this,  just nearly an hour away from Porto…

DOURO valley TOURS

Traditional Douro valley

You have varied options depending on the time of the year: appreciate the almond trees in bloom, embark on a cruise on the Douro river, catch the historic steam train, stroll through the natural parks, enjoy the vines in bud or take part in the traditional harvest and grape treading where the wine scent is mixed along with the songs of the joyful workers,…
We invite you to share this inherited knowledge!

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

  • Travel through some historic small villages in Douro Valley with astonishing views of the valley;
  • Get to know the locals and taste local specialties;
  • Travel along the Douro River through the heart of the Douro Wine Region to Pinhão and visit its railway station decorated with tile murals of the town and the surrounding wine region;
  • Take a moment to visit a wine estate, take a walk in the vineyards and savor DOC wines and the precious nectar, the port wine;
  • Lunch in a familiar winery and taste local food with a reinvented cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Relax in a “Rabelo” cruise (1h) in a traditional boat used for centuries to transport Port Wine to the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia;

TIMETABLE: 9 hours

INFORMATION:  It includes professional guide/driver, cruise and wine tastings.  This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

Traditional 

Douro valley

You have varied options depending on the time of the year: appreciate the almond trees in bloom, embark on a cruise on the Douro river, catch the historic steam train, stroll through the natural parks, enjoy the vines in bud or take part in the traditional harvest and grape treading where the wine scent is mixed along with the songs of the joyful workers,…
We invite you to share this inherited knowledge!

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

  • Travel through some historic small villages in Douro Valley with astonishing views of the valley;
  • Get to know the locals and taste local specialties;
  • Travel along the Douro River through the heart of the Douro Wine Region to Pinhão and visit its railway station decorated with tile murals of the town and the surrounding wine region;
  • Take a moment to visit a wine estate, take a walk in the vineyards and savor DOC wines and the precious nectar, the port wine;
  • Lunch in a familiar winery and taste local food with a reinvented cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Relax in a “Rabelo” cruise (1h) in a traditional boat used for centuries to transport Port Wine to the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia;

TIMETABLE: 9 hours

INFORMATION: It includes professional guide/driver, cruise and wine tastings.  This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

douro Wine Tastings 

Discover the Douro Valley, the oldest demarcated and regulated wine region in the world with stunning breathtaking views over the Douro river. Get to know the spectacular and charming Quintas that have been passed down from generation to generation where Douro wines are produced.
Meanwhile, delight yourself with premium wine tastings, in a welcoming and peaceful atmosphere!

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

  • Travel along the Douro Valley, admire its impressive landscapes and discover the historic wine villages where time goes by very slowly;
  • Admire the old terraces and take photos in the most spectacular viewpoints on the way to Pinhão;
  • Learn all about the Douro wine region: the sparkling wines, the Muscat, the white and red DOC wines and the famous port wine, the nectar of Gods with a guiding visit in one of the most beautiful Douro Quintas;
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant, a Winery, enjoy a picnic in the vineyards or lunch at DOC restaurant and taste local food combined with DOC Douro wines with a reinvented cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Discover the wines of the enthusiastic small producers, a local reference for wine lovers. The cherry on top of the cake is the wine tasting at the end of the tour;

TIMETABLE: 9 hours

INFORMATION: It includes professional guide/driver, cruise and wine tastings. This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests.  We answer you in 24 hrs.

Gastronomic

Douro spots

Discover the Douro Valley visiting its most iconic gastronomic spots and get to know a beautiful Quinta where DOC and port wine is produced. Meanwhile, delight yourself with douro olive oil and local specialties.
For wine and food lovers!

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

  • Experience our bread still cooked in wood stoves and jams;
  • Visit an olive oil mill. Learn all the process of making olive oil and taste it!
  • Taste different smoked sausages and traditional cheeses;
  • Enjoy local fruit: figs, grapes, chestnuts, oranges and almonds (according to the season);
  • We will tell you the best places for you to eat in the Douro region and taste regional food;
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant, a Winery, enjoy a picnic in the vineyards or lunch at DOC restaurant and taste local food combined with DOC Douro wines with a reinvented cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Tour and wine tasting in one of the oldest and best known Douro wineries.

TIMETABLE: 9 hours

INFORMATION: This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

Gastronomic Douro 

Discover the Douro Valley visiting its most iconic gastronomic spots and get to know a beautiful Quinta where DOC and port wine is produced. Meanwhile, delight yourself with douro olive oil and local specialties.
For wine and food lovers!

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

  • Experience our bread still cooked in wood stoves and jams;
  • Visit an olive oil mill. Learn all the process of making olive oil and taste it!
  • Taste different smoked sausages and traditional cheeses;
  • Enjoy local fruit: figs, grapes, chestnuts, oranges and almonds (according to the season);
  • We will tell you the best places for you to eat in the Douro region and taste regional food;
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant, a Winery, enjoy a picnic in the vineyards or lunch at DOC restaurant and taste local food combined with DOC Douro wines with a reinvented cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Tour and wine tasting in one of the oldest and best known Douro wineries.

TIMETABLE: 9 hours

INFORMATION: This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

Private douro Cruise With Lunch

We don’t have schedules and adapt ourselves to your interests, so you just have to make yourself feel special and enjoy the day!
So take your time!

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

  • Travel through some historic small villages in Douro Valley  and admire the astonishing views of the valley;
  • Get to know the locals and taste local specialties;
  • Discover Douro Valley and its natural beauties from the best viewpoints and take wonderful photos!
  • Exclusive cruise with lunch on board with traditional snacks and Douro wines (2,5 hrs) in the heart of the Douro Valley with a free drink;
  • Visit one of the most prestigious wine estates in Douro Valley and taste the precious nectar, the Port and DOC wines.
  • TIMETABLE: 9 hours

    INFORMATION: Exclusive Tour. This tour can be customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

we create your itinerary 

If you prefer to go on your own, describe us your interests and days available in Portugal and we elaborate the perfect itinerary with the best tips and suggestions of places not to be missed, in order to optimize your stay.
Describe to us what your perfect day / night / holiday would be like and we will do our best to make them come true.
General Conditions
  • Children under 5 free; from 6 to 11 enjoy a 50% discount.
  • Tours happen every day with the exception of the 25/12 and 01/01.
  • Stops and adjustments are made whenever you need and according to your own interests.
  • Tours on foot, in a luxurious 7 seat van or convertible car. Private transport and guiding services available.
  • It is advised comfortable footwear, appropriate clothing for the climate and sun protection

 

General Booking & Cancellation Policy

Book as soon as possible so we can properly schedule our services. We answer you in 24 hrs.

 

  • Cancellations made up to 2 days in advance have no costs;

  • Up to 24 hours in advance you will  be charged 50%;

  • On the day you will be charged the total amount.

 

General Conditions, as well as General Booking & Cancellation Policy are common to all Tours*

*Any disputes will be solved by the Centro de Informação de Consumo e Arbitragem do Porto. Rua Damião de Góis, 31, Loja 6, 4050-225 Porto

“The sublime Douro… it is an excess of nature … A geological poem. The absolute beauty” – Miguel Torga

Tours to Other

Destinations!

 

Why a Tour with OPORTO & Douro Moments?

Our priority is engaging you with personalized interaction and friendliness, taking into account the principles on which we are based: dedication and respect to people and their heritage.

Just less than an hour from Porto you have some destinations you should not miss as the Demarcated region of the Green Wine and the beautiful cities of Guimarães, Braga, Aveiro,…Discover Portugal!

some of Our Tours

Tours To Guimarães & Braga

Discover the charming city of Guimarães, where Portugal was born in 1143 with its unique historical center classified World Heritage Site from UNESCO.
Get to know Braga, one of the oldest Portuguese towns and one of the oldest Christian cities in the world. It was founded in the Roman times as Bracara Augusta and boasts more than 2,000 years of history as a city.

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

Suggested itinerary:

  • Guimarães Castle;
  • Palace of the Dukes of Braganza and its museum;
  • Santa Maria street, Guimarães city center and the medieval Santiago Square;
  • Lunch in Guimarães;
  • Bom Jesus Sanctuary;
  • Braga Cathedral;
  • Braga city center;
  • Drink and traditional sweet tasting;

TIMETABLE: 8 hours

INFORMATION: Tour in group until 6 people. This tour can be exclusive according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hrs.

Tours To Aveiro

Situated on the coast, the region is considered “the Portuguese Venice” due to its similar system of canals and boats. The ria of Aveiro, the beaches, the museums, the creative industries, the architecture, where the Art Nouveau houses have their facades covered with tiles, the salt pans, the popular feasts and the cultural and gastronomic events are a guarantee for a fantastic tour.

09:30 Pick up at your accommodation

Suggested itinerary:

  • Discover the city center and the art déco buildings;
  • Learn how to make regional specialties “ovos moles” and taste them;
  • Cruise for an hour through the channels on the traditional boats called “moliceiros”, used in the past to transport the “moliço” which will fertilize the soil;
  • Lunch in Aveiro and discover the fresh fish and seafood in local restaurants;
  • Get to know the colorful palheiros of Costa Nova;
  • Visit Vista Alegre, a famous portuguese china brand: museum and outlet shop;
  • TIMETABLE: 8 hours

    INFORMATION: Tour in group until 6 people. This tour can be exclusive according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

General Conditions
  • Children under 5 free; from 6 to 11 enjoy a 50% discount.
  • Tours happen every day with the exception of the 25/12 and 01/01.
  • Stops and adjustments are made whenever you need and according to your own interests.
  • Tours on foot, in a luxurious 7 seat van or convertible car. Private transport and guiding services available.
  • It is advised comfortable footwear, appropriate clothing for the climate and sun protection

 

General Booking & Cancellation Policy

Book as soon as possible so we can properly schedule our services. We answer you in 24 hrs.

 

  • Cancellations made up to 2 days in advance have no costs;

  • Up to 24 hours in advance you will  be charged 50%;

  • On the day you will be charged the total amount.

 

General Conditions, as well as General Booking & Cancellation Policy are common to all Tours*

*Any disputes will be solved by the Centro de Informação de Consumo e Arbitragem do Porto. Rua Damião de Góis, 31, Loja 6, 4050-225 Porto

“Come and discover Aveiro, a sea of experiences is waiting for you!”

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