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From Porto: Douro Valley w/ Boat Tour, Wine Tasting & Lunch

1. From Porto: Douro Valley w/ Boat Tour, Wine Tasting & Lunch

Get out of Porto and into Portugal's gorgeous wine country. Take in views from the window of your luxury vehicle, visit vineyards and taste their wines, embark on a boat cruise, and more on this all-inclusive trip. Take advantage of a morning pickup in a comfortable luxury vehicle. Begin your tour with a stop at a viewpoint to enjoy the views across Porto. Then, sit back and relax as your vehicle hits the road for the Douro Valley. Enjoy an excursion which includes a visit to different 2 wine estates, with the opportunity to taste some of the different types of wine which are produced there. You'll also experience a typical (and delicious) Portuguese meal. Partake as well in a relaxing ride onboard a Rabelo boat on the Douro River. Your excursion also includes being taken by your driver to what the BBC called one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the world.

Porto: Douro Valley Tour with Wine Tasting, Cruise and Lunch

2. Porto: Douro Valley Tour with Wine Tasting, Cruise and Lunch

Start your full-day tour in the center of Porto where your guide will introduce you to the rich history of the city and share some intriguing anecdotes with you. Travel in style in a comfortable minivan to Peso da Régua, in Northern Portugal for a short coffee break.  Next, head to the first winery stop on the itinerary. Discover and taste the region's famous wines while admiring the panoramic views of the vineyards that weave across the landscape. Around midday, you’ll move on to a restaurant for a delicious local Portuguese lunch. Choose from fish, meat, and vegetarian options. Continue your journey to the second vineyard where you will learn about the various stages of winemaking from a vineyard specialist and get to try out some of Douro’s finest Porto wine. As a special treat, stop at the Pinhão Railway Station, whose walls are beautifully decorated with blue glazed mosaic tiles depicting sceneries of the Douro Valley and its history of port wine production. Before returning to Porto, take a scenic 1-hour river cruise along the Douro River, where you can mingle with the other guests you've met along the tour. On your route back to Porto your minivan will stop at an amazing viewpoint where you can take beautiful pictures of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

From Porto: Douro Valley Full-Day Wine Trip with Lunch

3. From Porto: Douro Valley Full-Day Wine Trip with Lunch

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up in an 8-seat minivan from your accommodation in Porto before exploring the stunning Douro Valley. Visit local wineries, savor wines and delicacies, learning about the wine making process, before cruising down the Douro River on a river cruise. Begin your tour with a visit to the Croft Vineyards and learn about the entire winemaking process from your guide. End your visit with a port wine tasting accompanied by a careful selection of Portuguese cheeses. Then head towards the village of Pinhão, where you will embark on a 1-hour boat trip with delicacies onboard. Relax as you float down the calm waters of the Douro River and admire the landscape of the valley. Afterward, sit down for lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant. Choose between meat, fish, and vegetarian menus. After lunch, visit the winery of a small table wine producer. Learn about the differences between premium wines, and the techniques used to produce them during a private guided tour. End your visit with a tasting of olive oils made by the same producer. As you return to Porto, you’ll enjoy panoramic views along a scenic road.

Douro Valley: Scenic Picnic at Quinta do Tedo Winery

4. Douro Valley: Scenic Picnic at Quinta do Tedo Winery

Enjoy the unique atmosphere in the heart of Portugal’s Douro Valley, surrounded by terraced vineyards that climb high above the dramatic confluence of the Douro and Tedo rivers. There you can find an 18th-century estate, Quinta do Tedo. The Quinta’s 100% estate-grown organic grapes come from 37 acres of class "A" vineyards, the highest rating from the Portuguese Instituto do Vinhos do Douro e Porto, comparable to Burgundy's Grand Cru.  Go on a guided visit to the Quinta do Tedo Winery and celebrate nature with an intimate picnic under a centennial olive tree between organic, old vines overlooking the Tedo River.  Savor a selection of fresh, regional products, sweet and savory specialties prepared to accompany your choice of Quinta do Tedo's Douro DOC red, or Terra a Terra Douro DOC white wine. Menu 1 - Gourmet Picnic with Winery Guided Tour and Wine tasting - Assorted local cheeses and charcuterie - Homemade jam - Marinated olives - Tedo salad - Traditional codfish cakes - Fresh bread and water - Seasonal fruit OR Bistro dessert - Lemonade OR orange juice - Quinta do Tedo Douro DOC red wine OR Terra a Terra Douro DOC white wine Menu 2 - Vegetarian Picnic with Winery Guided Tour and Wine tasting - Assorted local cheeses and seasoned nuts - Homemade jam - Marinated olives - Tedo salad - Bistro salad - Fresh bread and water - Seasonal fruit OR Bistro dessert - Lemonade OR orange juice - Quinta do Tedo Douro DOC red wine OR Terra a Terra Douro DOC white wine

Full-Day Douro Valley Wine Tasting & Lunch in a Vineyard

5. Full-Day Douro Valley Wine Tasting & Lunch in a Vineyard

Your driver will pick you up in the morning in a comfortable luxury vehicle, seating either 4, 8, or 18 passengers. You’ll begin your 9-hour tour with a stop at a viewpoint in Peso da Régua to enjoy the views of the entire city. Taste the wines of the Douro Valley wine region and admire magnificent views of Régua and its terraced vineyards. Go to an organic winery to sample some of the delicious port wines and then visit Pinhão to admire the hand-painted tiles of the magnificent train station. Stop for lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant and enjoy magnificent views of the area, said to be one of the most beautiful in the world. Taste all the best that the Douro Valley has to offer, always with an amazing view.

From Porto: Douro Valley Private Tour

6. From Porto: Douro Valley Private Tour

On this tour, you will visit four locations in the Douro Valley. First stop is Amarante. Stroll through the historic center, walk through the old streets, see the typical houses and the history that the city counts, with the river and the bridge. For those who like to appreciate the ancient architecture, in Amarante, mainly in the historical center, there are numerous examples of the Romanesque and still many buildings of the Middle Ages along S. Gonçalo bridge. Enjoy some of the most touristic points of the city such as the Church and Convent of São Gonçalo and the Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Museum. Next stop is Vila Real where the masterpiece will be the Palace of Mateus, known for the Mateus Rose wine, a baroque mansion from the 18th century, considered to be one of the most elegant mansions in Europe and is attributed to the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni. The palace is surrounded by a fantasist garden, with some formations and line of hedges, carved statues and a harmonious walk of cypresses. You will then head to the Pinhao Train Station, one of the most beautiful places in the Douro region. The station was built in the nineteenth century, its tiles representing the landscape and the life of the people in this region, with images of Port wine production from the harvest, the peculiar tread of the grapes with the feet, and the transport of wine in rabelos boats. You will then visit a local winery where you will be shown the different aspects of winemaking and also taste some of the best wines in the world.

Douro Valley: All-Day Wine Tastings w/ Expert, Boat & Lunch

7. Douro Valley: All-Day Wine Tastings w/ Expert, Boat & Lunch

Discover the Douro Valley and visit 2 wineries of worldwide-famous wine producers. Learn about the different stages of wine production. Savor a wine tasting at both wineries, enjoy a regional lunch, and take a boat cruise in Pinhão. In one of the most beautiful and traditional villages in the region of Pinhão, you will enjoy a typical lunch at a traditional restaurant, where you can taste the wonderful flavors of the Douro’s regional gastronomy. The meal includes a tasting of the region's famous table wine (DOC) in both white and red.  Here, you'll take a magnificent boat trip in a Rabelo, the typical boat that transported the barrels. You'll visit different monuments such as the famous train station, and enjoy the unique beauty of the landscape from several viewpoints in the region.  In the first winery, all the secrets of Port wine will be unraveled. One of the best wineries in the region (High Class). Besides the wine, you'll also taste the gourmet olive oil of Douro as well as a tasting of the region's traditional fruit jellies.  At the second winery, you'll have contact with all the different stages of wine production, from the vineyards to the stamping place, passing to the barrels, and finishing in bottling. The cellar is located on a level below the surface, making it a perfect place to age the wine.

From Porto: Douro Valley Tour with Wine Tasting & Lunch

8. From Porto: Douro Valley Tour with Wine Tasting & Lunch

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Porto, and then experience the natural beauty of the Douro Valley in comfort. Travel at a leisurely pace by air-conditioned minivan to arrive in the city of Régua and sample the certified AOC wines made by a small wine producer. Enjoy a light lunch of modern cuisine, paired with wines made by the same producer. Continue to the pretty town of Pinhão to embark on an optional relaxing cruise along the Douro River and get impressive views of the lovely landscape from a different perspective. End at a port wine estate overlooking the village to taste some of the famous fortified wines of the region before making your way back to Porto for drop off at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Peso da Régua

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 372 reviews

Pick up was prompt. Our guide Joaquim was pleasant , helpful and informative.It was good to see the countryside outside of Porto. There were 8 travellers in the vehicle who all added to a very pleasant day. We enjoyed the wine and port tasting both delivered with knowledge and humour. The scenery along the Douro was amazing.

Our guide, Valentim was excellent. Quick to accommodate the group. Kept us informed with interesting historical tidbits. First time Port drinker so it was nice learning about the process and see where the "magic" happens. The River Cruise was a nice break.

The restaurant was excellent The guide nicknamed Paulo the porto was really good with a very lively group. The explanation of the representatives of the domains visited was surprising.

This is a fun bus tour! We had a great group of people on our bus and that, combined with a super caring tour guide, we had a blast!

Great day out. Scenery was beautiful and lovely lunch with wine. Bus was spotless and the driving skills were amazing!