Douro Valley W/2 wineries, 1h Boat Cruise and Lunch
Visit the unparalleled Douro Valley, the first denominated wine region in the world and a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Start at the meeting point in Porto and embark on a scenic drive around the valley. Make a short stop at a viewpoint and then visit the first winery of the day. Try some red and white wines, olive oil, and other products. Pair everything with local bread, jelly, cheeses, and hams.
Take a short walk through the vineyard, and learn about the work being done during the season, such as pruning, grafting, and harvesting.
Then, stop in Pinhão for a typical Portuguese lunch at a local tavern with 2 dishes, meat and fish, and as well great options for vegans and vegetarians.
After lunch, take a mini-cruise in a typical boat along the astonishing Douro Valley, with all the scenic views of the Porto Wine vineyards, terraces and wineries as a background.
The journey will continue through National 222, a road with more stunning views. Stop at the 2nd winery to learn about the famous Port wine of the region, with tastings. Finally, return to Porto in the late afternoon.
• Transportation with a qualified local guide
• 1-hour boat ride
• Typical lunch with appetizers (local Moscato wine, bread, olives, olive oil, and salad) + 2 dishes (fish and meat)
• Dessert and coffee
• Visit 1 large winery specializing in port
• Visit 1 small winery
• Taste 3 ports
• Taste 3 wines
Rua das Taipas 50