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Northern Wine Route

A journey to discover the beauties from the North of Portugal, including the amazing Douro Valley and its famous “wine routes”. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage, The Douro Valley is the oldest demarcated wine region in the world with vine terraces sloping steeply down towards the Douro river. Land of the renowned “port wine” and “vinho verde”, it’s an authentic paradise where small villages of white washed houses with terracotta roofs are spaced out through the valley in enviably peaceful settings surrounded by breath-taking landscapes. A real wonders of nature to unveil delighting all the five senses.

Day 1


Arrival to Lisbon Airport.
Meet your local guide at the airport who’ll be assisting you. Transfer to a four star hotel for one night accommodation.
In the afternoon we are going to explore Lisbon walking around from Liberdade Avenue until the business centre of the city, in the heart of Baixa area and on to the bohemian district Chiado, enjoying the artistic atmosphere and seeing its fabulous shops. We shall finish our tour in the Belém monumental area for a visit of Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower and back via Monsanto Park. Leisure time assigned for dinner.

Day 2

Coimbra – Buçaco - Santa Comba Dão - Viseu

Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure from Lisbon by the northern highway towards Coimbra, located in the banks of the Mondego River, is famous for having one of Europe’s oldest University. We shall visit the Old Cathedral, perhaps the nicest and most important monument of Romanic architecture in Portugal, as well as the University complex. Our next two stops we shall be visiting a wine cellars one in Buçaco and the other in Santa Comba Dão. After visiting the wine cellars, we shall proceed towards Viseu where we shall be spending the night.

Day 3

Viseu – Castro D’Aire – Lamego – Régua

Breakfast at hotel in Viseu.
Departure towards Castro D’aire and along the way we shall stop at Lamego for a panoramic visit that will including visiting a 12th century Cathedral. Then we’ll move to the heart of the Port wine area to have a wine tasting in a wine cellar located along the southern bank of the Douro River. We will finish this day arriving in Régua and two nights accommodation in a four stars hotel.

Day 4

Régua – Vale do Mendiz

Breakfast at the hotel.
Drives towards Vale do Mendiz area for a wine farms tour, we are going to visit several wine farms and manor houses for wine tasting, admiring astonishing vineyards landscape.
Return to Régua and leisure time assigned.

Day 5

Régua – Porto

Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure from Régua to Porto by boat, it’s an unforgettable cruise on the Douro River with lunch included. Upon arrival a transfer will be waiting and take the group to a four star hotel for three nights’ accommodation.
Leisure time will be assigned to explore the city.

Day 6


Breakfast at the hotel.
Porto sightseeing tour, walking around the city centre and admiring the main attractions as such as the Sé Cathedral, São Francisco Church and Bolsa Palace. Then continue to Vila Nova de Gaia for visit with wine tasting to one of the Porto famous wine cellars.
After the tour the group will have leisure time.
Tonight’s dinner will be at a typical restaurant at the Ribeira area.

Day 7

Porto - Minho – Vila do Conde – Viana do Castelo – Barcelos – Braga – Guimarães - Porto

Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure for a tour in the Minho District; a region known for the famous Vinho Verde production, not to mention it’s heritage.
The tour starts at Vila do Conde and Viana do Castelo, here we shall visit the historic centre, the fabulous 17th century manor houses and have a delight moment in a wine farm for a wine tasting.
Continue towards Braga via Barcelos, upon arrival we’ll have a tour around the city passing by the Cathedral and historic centre. Last stop of the tour will be Guimarães, birthplace of the first Portuguese king, followed by city tour including the Dukes of Bragança Palace.
Return to Oporto.

Day 8


Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Porto airport with guide, we wish you a safe flight home!