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Immerse yourself in the natural and man made beauty of the Douro Valley on a full day tour from Porto. Traveling by air conditioned vehicle, enjoy views of picturesque landscapes far from the dust and crowds of the city center. Visit the 16th-cenutry monastery of São Gonçalo de Amarante, built in honor of Saint Gonçalo de Amarante.

Traveling into the heart of the Douro valley you will visit a port wine estate. Learning about the production method of different kinds of port wine as you walk through the vineyards. Then, taste the wines of the estate.

Continue through the Douro Valley enjoying panoramic views of sculptured landscape. There will be a stop at a local restaurant for lunch before driving to the village of Pinhão. Marvel at the Portuguese tiles that depict the beauty of the Douro Valley on the façade of the train station. You may take a 1-hour boat cruise before returning back to Porto.
Locations visited
Rio Douro
Oporto Road Trips
Sao Goncalo Church
Overview
Soak up Portuguese culture on this full-day tour of the Douro Valley, departing from Porto. Meet your friendly guide and settle in to your air-conditioned vehicle, then relax on the short scenic ride from Porto to the Douro Valley. See the Douro Valley’s main highlights, like stunning port wineries, a 16th-cenutry monastery and picturesque landscape. Break for lunch at the charming village of Pinhão, in the heart of the valley. After a full day of sightseeing and sampling Portuguese specialties, enjoy a quick ride back to Porto.
Highlights
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
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Great Douro Trip

We only booked one day ahead of time, so we were pleasantly surprised that they had room for us. Our visits to a winery and a port production operation (portery?) were informative without being too salesy, and Jon was an informative guide for our day....More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 5 days ago
Fantastic day trip with a great guide

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to the Douro Valley with Helio. We booked at relatively short notice (less than 48hrs beforehand), but the company was very accomodating, and managed to offer us the "three vineyards" tour, even though it appeared to be full. I...More

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HelioAndrade, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Oporto Road Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Hannah, Thank you for reviewing us and for choosing Oporto Road Trips! We expect you to visit Portugal again with our company! Kind regards, Hélio Andrade

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great day out!

Tour was well organized; Jon, our driver had lots of fun stories to share about the Douro region and Portugal. The scenery was spectacular and the wine stops were great. It was nice traveling with a smaller group for a better experience. Highly recommend.

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HelioAndrade, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Oporto Road Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for reviewing us and for choosing Oporto Road Trips! We expect you to visit Portugal again with our company! Kind regards, Hélio Andrade

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Tour and Friendly Atmosphere

I was pleasantly surprised with the tour. It was beyond my expectations. Comfortable ride, well planned tour and amazing scenery. Our guide Diana was wonderful; professional and friendly. She created a family atmosphere with a simple and natural attitude. She also gave us a lot...More

1  Thank Nabil K
HelioAndrade, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Oporto Road Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nabil, Thank you for reviewing us and for choosing Oporto Road Trips! We expect you to visit Portugal again with our company! Kind regards, Hélio Andrade

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful day trip to Douro Valley

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip to the beautiful wine country of Portugal. Our driver Diana was prompt, very knowledgeable, a good driver and made all the passengers, who ranged in age from 20s to 60s, feel comfortable. We visited a winery, an old olive...More

1  Thank Rhondaontheroad
HelioAndrade, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Oporto Road Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rhonda, Thank you for reviewing us and for choosing Oporto Road Trips to visit Douro Valley! We expect you to visit Portugal again with our company! Kind regards, Hélio Andrade

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Mauricio S
10 August 2018|
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Response from MandEDun | Reviewed this property |
Hi I agree with one of the other responses. The tour is by mini bus with a boat cruise after lunch. It was great being pickup up from our private accommodation
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14 June 2018|
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Response from marcelk716 | Reviewed this property |
It endet in Porto at about 19.00 at our hotel. The boat cruise is def. A nice thing to do! Does who don't do it just wait in douro and have some free time. There is a third option! Phone the tourprovider, you could get... More
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Maria C
25 May 2018|
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Response from Wendy L | Reviewed this property |
The tour gets back around 6.30 - 7.00pm
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