Private tour to Douro Valley with free wine tasting

Having been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and often considered the best wine region in the world, the Alto Douro Vinhateiro, more than a breathtaking landscape, is a history. The wine production in this region dates back to the Roman Empire and this tradition has survived until now, producing now the famous wines of Porto and Douro. Taking a trip to this region is to take a cultural trip, accompanying the whole process of wine, which is intrinsically part of what it means to be Portuguese. We invite you to spend a day dazzling a unique and divine Valley, visiting one of the famous farms where the wine is produced, accompanying the best part of the course of the river Douro.

per adult from

$390

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Hotel in Porto Center)
    • Wine tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Roeda
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Museu do Douro
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sao Goncalo Church, Praca da Republica, Amarante 4600-038 Portugal

    Highlight of the beautiful Amarante town, in the greenish north of Portugal, the São Gonçalo Convent was founded by king D. João III in 1540.

    The Convent, built in the same place where previously was a small medieval chapel dedicated to São Gonçalo, integrates the beautiful São Gonçalo Church, under Dominican project and style. With a Mannerist style, the Church has a Latin cross plan and a grandiose façade with three floors, one of them baroque and the other two in renaissance style.

    The interior has three naves, where is located the important São Gonçalo Chapel where the mortal remaining of the Saint now rest, under a limestone tomb statue.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ponte de Sao Goncalo, Rua do Tamega 124 Em574, Amarante 4600-123 Portugal

    It goes back to the XVIII century the construction of the Bridge of Amarante that connects the two banks in the same place of the primitive bridge constructed by Saint Gonçalo to allow the passage of the pilgrims.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pinhao Railway Station, Largo da Estacao, 5085, Pinhao 5085-037 Portugal

    The Pinhão Railway Station, on the Douro line, was built in the 19th century and is a must visit for anyone visiting the Douro region.

    In 1937 the station received the panels of tiles that gave it notoriety and turned it into the most beautiful Railway Station of the Douro.

    These, in a total of about 3047 tiles, were produced in Aleluia Cerâmicas (Fábrica Aleluia) by J. Oliveira, an artist who also decorated other Portuguese stations.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Quinta da Roeda, Douro Valley, Pinhao 5085-036 Portugal

    For an authentic vineyard experience, visit Croft’s flagship vineyard estate, Quinta da Roêda, at Pinhão in the heart of the Douro Valley.

    The visitors’ centre is housed in Roêda’s old stables which have been carefully restored in the traditional Douro Valley style. These provide a spacious environment in which to taste Croft’s renowned port wines and browse the shop for unique local products, such as the estate’s own extra virgin olive oil.

    Discover the secrets of the vineyards as you take a guided walking tour through the property, stopping at points of interest along the way and taking in the magnificent landscape and the stunning views across the Douro River.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museu do Douro, Rua Marques de Pombal, Peso Da Regua 5050-282 Portugal

    The Douro Museum in Peso da Régua is a regional museum and the ideal place for welcoming visitors and showing them a representation of the memory, culture and identity of the Douro wine region, classified as World Heritage.

    The museum is housed in the fully restored and adapted Casa da Companhia Velha, a building that is emblematic of the history of the world’s oldest demarcated and regulated wine region. Combining tradition and modernity, it is a dynamic centre for cultural activities, where visitors can find an exhibition area – the nerve centre of the building – the “A Companhia” restaurant, the library, reading room and a wine bar overlooking the River Douro.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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None

Group Size

7

Organised by ANETOURS Transportation and Travel Solutions

Activity ID: V-65911P13

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