We will explore the Douro Region, one of the most characteristics regions of Portugal. Douro Valley and its Douro River have been turning heads all over the world. Awarded by its Tradition, its Port Wine and its crystal-clear river, Douro is now one of the most attractive destinations in the world.
Amarante is our first stop. This city became historical after St. Gonçalo´s has settled himself here, after his pilgrimage through Rome and Jerusalem, making this city an important religious stop in Portugal. Here, you can visit the convent and church, but also its beautiful bridge and Historic Centre. We continue our trip to Galafura, a small village near Régua. On our way, we will stop at São Leonardo de Galafura viewpoint, one of the most beautiful and famous viewpoints in the Douro Valley. From the top of its 640 meters high, you can have a privileged view over the Douro River and the surrounding landscape.
With a delicious lunch that allows us to enjoy the fantastic gastronomy, we continue towards Pinhão. This village is known for its breath-taking scenery; it hosts some of the most important wineries. Here we will enjoy a panoramic cruise between Pinhão and Romaneira (1 hour) to relax and admire the fantastic Douro landscapes. Then we will stroll through its picturesque streets and city hall and visit one of the most famous Wineries – named “Quinta” – with a sweet Wine Tasting. On a guided tour, we will discover the whole process, from cultivation to grapes to wine production, discovering the magic behind this tasty wine! Return to Porto.