Full Day Douro Valley Tour From Regua - Portugal

Tasting
Wine, Olive Oil
Activity
Boat ride, Cellar Tour, Vineyard Walk
Included
Meal, Pick up, Tour guide
Languages
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Theme
Outdoor, Countryside, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
88
67
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
Rosa S
Response rate: 
62%
Response time:
several hours
Activity Overview
This 7-hour experience in the Douro Valley gives you a chance to discover striking landscapes, exquisite wineries, and terraces of this renowned region. You will enjoy a wine tasting and a typical lunch, as you learn more about this charming territory. You will get an opportunity to enjoy a relaxing boat ride. This full-day tour includes: Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Régua.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Be stunned by the picturesque terrain of the Douro Region whose mountain vineyards are recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage.
  • Appreciate the spectacular scenery observed from the Casal de Loivos viewpoint.
  • Tour a traditional vineyard as you taste excellent wines like Quinta do Tedo.
  • Relax and enjoy a 1-hour boat trip via the Douro River.
  • Savor a traditional dish at a local eatery.
  • Learn about the production of olive oil, as you visit an olive oil press and sample the rich end product.
DETAILS
Explore the Douro Valley region. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is where wine has been processed by traditional landowners in the region for over 2,000 years. It is the most ancient demarcated territory in the world, where excellent wines, like Port Wines, are produced.
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you through the marvelous Douro landscapes to the first stop, an old railway bridge in Peso da Régua passing over the Douro River. While crossing the bridge, you will learn about its history as well as the Douro Valley.
Afterward, we will tour a typical vineyard, for a chance to taste the excellent wine produced there. You will then enjoy a one-hour boat trip around the Douro Valley. Breathe in the fresh air as you enjoy a relaxing trip encompassed by the most impressive sceneries.
Immediately the boat ride is over, we will proceed to a traditional eatery for lunch, where you will experience a typical dish. Afterward, we will tour a viewpoint in Casal de Loivos with an extensive view over the valley. This experience offers you excellent photo session opportunities.
We will continue with the tour with a visit an olive oil press, for a chance to sample the olive oil produced there. You will discover its softness and texture as you learn how the strong flavor is mixed with a bit of sweetness.
Eventually, we will take a relaxed walking tour through a vineyard village, to experience pure tranquility.
This remarkable tour concludes with the hotel drop off.
 
Practical information
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
Children under 6 years old are totally parent’s responsibility
Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and to bring your voucher and a camera!
You must present either a paper voucher for this activity.
 
Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation on a comfortable minibus
  • Walking tour in a vineyard village
  • Traditional lunch with the perfect landscape
  • Boat trip (1 Hour)
  • Visit to Quinta do Tedo (or similar) and wine tasting
  • Visit to the olive oil press and olive oil tasting
Not Included
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Group-size:
Small Group
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
88
67
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily9:00 AM
Duration
8 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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