Experience the majestic Douro Valley and the beautiful city of Porto on this guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about the region from an informative local guide and explore Porto landmarks like the historic cathedral, Belle-Époque café, and Lello bookshop. Then, cruise down the Douro River and visit the old city of Lamego.
Day 1: Porto City Tour
Start the day with a magnificent view of the Serra do Pilar, before exploring the majestic city of Porto. See the hill of the old cathedral and the outer medieval Fernandine walls (Muralha Fernandina), completed during the reign of King Fernando.
Next, visit the Majestic Café, a Belle-Époque café with ornate interiors of carved wood. Considered on of the 10 most beautiful cafes in the world.
Continue to Aliados Square (Praça da Liberdade) to look at the statue of King Peter IV and admire the Art Nouveaux architecture.
Sao Bento train Station. The atrium is covered in 20.000 tiles hand-painted by the painter and potter Jorge Colaço. These white and blue tiles express the history of means of transport and the history of Portugal. A unique open Art in Porto!
The historical center of the city a Unesco World Heritage Site. Here you can see the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange), as well as the Church of S. Fancisco on the way to the pleasant riverside neighborhoods of Ribeira and Miragaia
Day 2: Douro Valley
Enjoy a Wine tasting and visit to the cellars of one of the oldest wineries in Douro Valley.
Visit to the Pinhão Village by the river Douro.
Here you will enjoy a boat ride of 1 hour upstream the river with the fantastic landscaping with the vineyards buit in terraces on both sides of the river.
Day 3: Lamego
Return to Lisbon via the historic city of Lamego and discover its Roman origins and medieval sights, such as the 5th-century Lamego Castle and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption.
Each additional person (Max. 7 persons)
1 Porto City Tour
2 Douro River Cruise
3 Return to Lisbon
Included in this tour:
- Completely private and personalized transport
- Private guide
- Pick-up at your Lisbon hotel is provided
- Free wifi
- Bottled water
- Personal accidents insurance
- Liability insurance