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Hill Towns and Vineyards of the Douro Valley - Tour from Porto

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Key facts

Where: Porto , Portugal Duration: 11 hours (approx)

Highlights

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Overview

Enjoy a tour of the scenic coastal towns along the banks of the Duro River in North Portugal. Visit the wine-growing town of Pinhão, the current port wine capital. Explore the town of Amarante and admire its scenic setting on the banks of the picturesque River Tamega. Explore the picturesque town of Lamego.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel in Porto or Gaia in a private vehicle, accompanied by your tour guide (proficient in a language of your preference). Proceed on a sightseeing tour of Douro.

• Admire one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, as you enjoy lunch against a splendid backdrop of wine plantations.

• Visit Amarante, a picturesque town in the Douro region that flourished around the River Tamega. It has several historic sights of interest.

• Visit St Gonçalo Church,The beautiful 16th century church of St. Gonçalo, overlooking the Tamega River. It has many features, like the facade facing on to the attractive small square, with its outstanding Mannerist portal, statues, and kings gallery with the statues of Joao III, Sebastião, Henrique and Filipe II of Spain.

• Visit Lamego, an attractive town with Renaissance and baroque mansions overlooked by two hills. in Lamego we visit the shrine of Our Lady of Remédios.

• Enjoy Lunch with the magnificent panorama over the River Douro were on the slops of the mountain had origin the most famous Portuguese wine, Port Wine.

• Travel upstream towards Pinhão, the current Port wine capital. Admire the scenic town as it lies at the base of hillsides covered in vines where the Douro and Pinhao rivers meet.

You will be dropped back to your hotel.

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Reviews

The places we visited where great. The gentleman at the vineyard explained in detail the process for making port wine and had some excellent examples to taste. The tour guide... WILLIAM J MORRIS

Lovely tour guide, Sebastian, bring us around the Hill Towns and Vineyards with all detailed information in funny way. Let us easy to understand the history and story of Porto.... NG KA LAI KELVIN

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

11 hours (approx)

Start time

Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
Duration: 11 hours (approx)

Meeting point

Your hotel in Porto or Gaia.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Porto or Gaia.

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tour Guide available in Portuguese, English & French
  • Lunch & Wine Tasting

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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  • 4.5Reviews (7)
  • "Porto wine and dine" The places we visited where great. The gentleman at the vineyard explained in detail the process for making port wine and had some excellent examples to taste. The tour guide...
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