Romance in the Douro Valley - Portugal

Tasting
Wine, Port Wine, Local Food
Activity
Meet The Maker, Boat ride
Included
Hotel, Meal, Tour guide
Languages
English, Portuguese
Theme
Romantic
Upscale
Private
Nature
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
463
66
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
Portugal G
Activity Overview
This is an opportunity for you and your loved-one to indulge in a two-day romantic tour at the Douro Valley. Cherish each other in the attractive sceneries of the world’s most famous wineries.
This tour will offer you a chance to watch the sunset as you sip crispy, sparkling wine then delight in an intimate dinner which will be served on board as you sail along the Douro River. You will spend the night at a wine hotel and check out the following day.

DAY 1 – WINERIES, SUNSET RIVER SAIL AND ROMANTIC DINNER
Check in at the charming Quinta da Pacheca wine hotel neighboring the Peso da Régua where you can take a walk in the wine estates, cuddle each other at the dock as you admire the beautiful scenes of the vineyards.
You then board the boat at Folgosa dock at 6 pm for a 2-hour romantic trip and wine as you watch the sun go down. We’ll then return to the dock, where the captain will say goodnight and leave you to delight in a romantic dinner on board with chef Rui Paula from the famous DOC Restaurant. The meal entails charcoal grilled octopus or codfish or pig’s neck with asparagus purée followed by three different desserts; Fruit salad, chocolate mousse, and crème brûlée crepe you will only choose one.
At around 10 pm you will get off the boat and carry on the romantic evening at the hotel.

DAY 2 – A RELAXED MORNING ON A WINE ESTATE
You can have a relaxed breakfast then check out late morning. You can later opt for a picnic lunch or wine tasting before departing Douro Valley.
 
Practical information
Available: May to October
 
Included
  • 1 night’s accommodation with breakfast in a hand-picked romantic wine hotel
  • 2-hour Douro River boat trip with a glass of sparkling wine
  • Romantic dinner for two on a sailing boat, with drinks
  • Late check out
Not Included
  • Drinks, snacks and meals not previously arranged
  • Transfers
Group-size:
2 persons
Rates
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Person
$
463
66
Price per person for a couple
Timing
Dates
Daily
Duration
2 Days
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Strict
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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