WELCOME TO DOURO VALLEY!

In 1756, Douro became the first delimited and regulated World Wine Region with an area of ​​approximately 250 000 hectars with various Quintas in which the wine prevails. 

 

Wine, this ancient nectar that brings people together in friendly leisure, is especially diverse, intense and unique in flavor, due to the douro region many different native varieties of grapes, which has afforded experiences so emblematic as to have generated the expression: “Wine is bottled poetry” (STEVENSON, Robert Louis).

 

Douro Valley is unique for its wide historical heritage, rich gastronomy, welcoming people, mesmerizing landscape, as well as, its authentic and ancient traditions. Many different constructions on the territory stand out, such as the terraces and ramps, the vernacular and religious heritage, its centuries old Quintas, the schisty soil, the numerous native grapes, as well as the tile panels from the local Pinhão train station.

 

We invite you to share this inherited knowledge! What are you waiting for?

TRADITIONAL DOURO VALLEY 

 

On the 14th of December 2001 UNESCO decided unanimously to declare the Alto Douro Valley 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.”

09h – 09:30h Pick up at your accommodation

  • Travel through some historical villages in Douro Valley with astonishing views and stop to capture the landscape’s beauty;
  • Take a moment to visit 2 boutique family wineries, walk through vineyards learning the whole winemaking process and savor DOC Douro wines along with exquisite Port;
  • Lunch at a winery and taste reinvented local food, a cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Relax in a “Rabelo” cruise (1h), a traditional boat used for centuries to transport Port to the cellars in Gaia;

 

TIMETABLE: 8/9 hours

INFORMATION: Small group tour up to 6 people and only one language. This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

 

We invite you to share this inherited knowledge!

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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.

09h – 09:30h Pick up at your accommodation

  • Travel along the Douro Valley, admire its impressive landscapes, discover the historic wine villages where time stopped and take photos in the most spectacular viewpoints;
  • Sample a local aperitif drink on a laid-back setting and relax with the locals;
  • Lunch at a winery and taste reinvented local food, a cuisine bound to feelings and old memories;
  • Visit 2 boutique family owned wineries and learn all about the Douro wine region: its mysterious grape varieties, the viticulture, the foot stomping of the grapes, the unique combination of ancient/modern wine making methods. Taste the best Douro Wines and understand the different styles of Port.

TIMETABLE: 8/9 hours

INFORMATION: Small group tour up to 6 people and only one language. This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

 

Delight yourself while discovering our excellent wines!

DOURO FOOD & WINE 

 

Discover Douro Valley visiting some of its most iconic gastronomic spots and get to know its culture, tasteful wines and breathtaking landscapes. Meanwhile, delight yourself with douro olive oil and local specialties.

09h – 09:30h Pick up at your accommodation

 

  • Visit a family winery, taste its wines and experience our bread still cooked in wood stoves along with extra virgin olive oil;
  • Taste varied cold cuts, smoked sausages and traditional cheeses;
  • Enjoy local seasonal fruit: figs, grapes, cherries, chestnuts, oranges and almonds;
  • Lunch in a winery and taste local portuguese snacks combined with DOC Douro wines presented in a contemporary way;
  • Digest all the previous food while sipping on some of the best Ports and learn its styles and pairings.

 

 

TIMETABLE: 8/9 hours

INFORMATION: Small group tour up to 6 people and only one language. This tour can be exclusive on demand and customized according to your interests. We answer you in 24 hours.

 

Brace yourselves, only prescribed to true food and wine lovers!

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TAILOR MADE DOURO VALLEY 

 

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

 

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. We also provide transfers everywhere and guiding services at the best prices.

 

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