A Taste of Portugal: Valleys and Vineyards

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Special Tour 5 day Availability: 2020-05-09
Porto, Portugal Portugal Tour Guide: A Taste of Portugal: Valleys and Vineyards

Guided Tours depart in May and September 2020.

Join our expert guides in Portugal who will bring you to the heart of the Douro Valley. This 4 day tour starts in the vibrant town of Porto and brings you to the famous Douro Valley in Northern Portugal.

In Europe the Douro Valley is considered one of the best wine production regions. From the tantalising Vinho Verde to sweet and bold reds, it is everything a wine lover dreams of. Famed for its natural beauty and its ability to stir the imagination this place is a nature lovers heaven.

Our local guides have the insider information you need to learn all about the production process and to take you to the most breathtaking sites of the Douro Valley.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sip the local wines from the Douro Valley
  • Expert local Guides
  • Discover  and learn about the stunning Douro Valley landscape
  • Taste the delicious local produce

Day 1

Arrive and explore the magical city of Porto. This evening we will enjoy getting to know each other while sipping some local Port and tasting the local Petiscos (the Portuguese version of tapas).

Day 2

Today we explore Porto with our local guide who will bring us to some of the hidden gems in the city and enlighten us with some folklore.

In the morning we will visit the local Mercado do Bolhao where vendors show off their goods. Pick up a souvenir or two perhaps? In the afternoon we will visit the impressive Bolsa Palace and stop by the Livraria Lello, an iconic bookshop in the city centre.

To finish the day we enjoy a glass of local Port under the Luis I bridge.

Day 3

You be transported early in the morning. After a short drive alongside the amazing terraced vineyards you will arrive at our destination for a welcome picnic.You will stop for a pre-prepared picnic with a sip of wine of course.

We will visit two vineyards today to meet the producers and learn about the local wine production. Enjoy sampling the Vinho Verde and getting to know the local culture.

Finish with an overnight stay in the Valley where you can relax and explore the area.

Day 4

This is a wine filled day full of treats. Along the way you will stop for a picturesque, pre-packed picnic and enjoy soaking up the Douro landscape.

Once you get to the valley you will meet with local producers and enjoy tasting some of the famous wines of the Douro Valley.

After a tipple or two you will visit a local Olive Oil Factory to meet with the farmers who harvest the olives and learn about the production process. Enjoy tasting the olives and the oil on offer.

Day 5

After a Portuguese breakfast you will be transferred back to the lively city of Porto and we say goodbye and wish you well on your future food filled adventures.

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