With pickup and drop off at your hotel or accommodation, our transportation will be in a minivan of up to 8 seats. Small groups, up to 8 people, will give you a better, more personalized and cozy experience.
The tour begins with a visit to a Port wine producer of a reputable brand: Croft - Quinta da Roêda. There will be a personalized guided tour of the vineyards ending in the lagares room where the whole process of making the famous Port wine will be explained. The Port wine tasting will be accompanied by a careful selection of Portuguese cheeses.
Then we will make a short trip to the village of Pinhão where we will embark on a 1 hour boat ride. The tour will serve to relax in the calm waters of the Douro River while we can contemplate the landscape and nature of the Douro Valley.
Lunch will be served in a typical Portuguese restaurant and will be given the choice of meat, fish or vegetarian. Everything is included in the price.
After lunch time to visit a small table wine producer. The visit will be private to the group where the guide will give more importance in explaining the difference between entry level and premium wines and the different between the techniques of winemaking. The visit ends with an olive oil tasting.
We will not be able to finish the tour without giving you the best panoramic views of the Douro Valley, so upon our return we will choose a scenic road where we can stop to take the best picture of your trip.
We hope you will come with us on this adventure and we will be waiting for you.
This tour is private and takes us to know the history that helped the central connection between Porto and the Douro region.
Between telling the history of the region and a boat trip we will let Douro authenticity and friendliness lead your eyes. This is the ideal trip for lovers of photography, built heritage, wines and good cuisine.
After a visit to a Port wine production farm, where we will taste the famous wine from the region, there is a 1-hour mini-cruise on the Douro River in a typical vessel called “barco rabelo”.
Lunch will be served in a regional restaurant in the village of Pinhão before contemplating one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Portugal: Casal de Loivos.
To finish off in the best way we visit a small production farm with table wines, olive oil and honey. Here you can feel the passion of the people of the Douro Valley and the pride they feel of their traditions.
Surrender to the beauty of this World Heritage Site, considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Discover a welcoming region of unique and overwhelming beauty, full of history and flavors.
The pickup for this activity will be done in the city of Porto where we will make a 90 minute mini van trip to the village of Provesende. The activity ends in the village of Pinhão and return to Porto is not included, so if you want to return to Porto you can choose to return by train.
The walk starts with our local guide in the village where we will feel the rural life and have contact with the local people in the region and all the life stories told by our guide.
The route follows the small and narrow cobbled streets of the village, accompanied by the beautiful old manor buildings that recall the noble past of this place.
Then we will follow through the vineyard trails, where we can see the hard manual work of the people who take care of them and their family support.
On the way down, we will pass through the village of São Cristóvão where at least 50 people still live and continue to live the same way as their ancestors.
Arriving at the village of Pinhão and on the banks of the Douro River, we will take a private boat for a 1 hour tour contemplating the beautiful landscapes of the Douro Valley where we will serve a brunch filled with homemade products from the region.