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Quinta do Seixo - Sandeman

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Address: | Valença do Douro, Tabuaco 5120 -495, Portugal
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+351 254 732 800
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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USD 77.58*
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Douro Valley and Wine Day Trip from Porto with Cruise and Optional Lunch
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USD 105.28*
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Douro Valley Wine Tour from Porto Including Lunch

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My wife and I enjoyed this immensely on a day trip from Porto. Our guide was very well versed in everything we could think of to ask and the final room where we tasted a number of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Long Xuyen, Vietnam
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Long Xuyen, Vietnam
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this immensely on a day trip from Porto. Our guide was very well versed in everything we could think of to ask and the final room where we tasted a number of wines had a spectacular view in the late afternoon. Highly recommended.

Thank LongXuyen
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are coming from Porto/Gaia you will have no doubt seen the large Sandeman cellar across the Douro River. This property is where the wines are produced and it is quite impressive. We did a couple different tastings and toured the facility. The views of the valley from the tasting room are not to be missed!

Thank Jesse H
Saltash, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and driving noticed the name which we recognised. We drove up the hill to the magnificent building on the hill surrounded by vineyard and fruit trees covered with oranges, rosemary covered with bees. We luckily were in time for an English tour which was due to start within a short time. We had to leave our... More 

Thank cannytripper
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Otherwise you will not entirely enjoy the visit. The site is wonderful. Amazing views from the top. We took the tour which is no different from others but the Sandeman magic is in the air and makes the difference. From the big ones it is my favorite.

Thank Ricardo F
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The tour was very informative and the port tasting was more than just the base level. They provided both a LBV 2011 and a 10 yr Tawney, not just a reserve. Be careful when you buy though as Port can only be brought back to the us in your luggage or mailed home for about 20euro per bottle!

Thank Deatra T
Drobak, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A very nice place to visit, very professional, but extremely commercial tour guides - almost like being in the US. However, if the nature, view and a nice tasting is the goal - it is worth it.

Thank Runar N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A great thing to do when around. The space itself is truly amazing, especially the degustation room and the view from it. They have many options for visit - from 6 euros with visit and 2 drinks to 30+ euros, with special vines and food. We opted for the cheapest one and it was very nice! The guide (Ana) was... More 

Thank 2225239
New Jersey
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If you have a chance to go to the Alto Douro you should. The landscape is stunning. Many wineries are located in cliffs above the Douro River. Hire a your guide or rent a car and take your time here. It's beautiful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Without a doubt the view from the tasting room is one of the most impressive in the area. It is situated on the top of one of the peaks of the valley with a gorgeous view of the river and surrounding vineyards. You can sit in cozy chairs with 30+ feet floor to ceiling glass windows if you don't care... More 

Thank Carolyn N
Anniston, Alabama
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

While the tour was very well done and the building is very nice the port reminds me of medicine. The white was not cold at all so my suggestion is when there are only 2 people don't pour it until they sit. Also way too many little flying things there are natural items that can be used to keep them... More 

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