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Private Tour description - Douro valley from Porto

This is a private Douro valley wine tour from Porto. You can forget about the hassle of driving and be picked up from your hotel in Porto by one of our drivers in a luxury vehicle. This is probably one of the best wine tours to Douro Valley you can enjoy from Porto, with a carefully designed itinerary to ensure you have a great day. It includes visits to 2 Quintas and a fantastic lunch at one of them.  The day ends in a relaxing way as you will enjoy a  short cruise along the Douro River from Pinhao to admire the terraced vineyard that shape this landscape.

  • This private tour is the best way to experience Portugal´s top wine region
  • Fantastic atmosphere at the wineries.  Tradition is felt everywhere in this region and we are sure you will enjoy local culture
  • Enjoy fantastic landscapes: Your eyes will retain the meticulously constructed terraces that local grape growers have built over the centuries. This stunning landscape has made the valley a Unesco site. As the cruise approaches Romaneira you will witness how the terraces create a visually striking landscape!
  • Get to know excellent local gastronomy
Professional Driver

A highly experienced, english speaking driver will make sure you have a very pleasant day

Top quality vehicles

Transportation in a high quality minivan or sedan with air-conditioning

Traditional meal

A high quality lunch is served at the second Quinta included in the itinerary.

Top wineries & tasting

Visits to 2 wineries (Quintas), with local wine experts. Wine tasting of at least 6 high quality wines. You will have the opportunity to taste both still wines and Port wines (typically white, Tawny and Ruby)

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or accomodation in Porto city center

Taxes & services

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up: pickup time is at 09:00

Tour itinerary

09:00 - Pick-up at your accomodation
The tour starts with pick-up at your accomodation. Your pleasant driver will meet you at 09:00. You will set out for the drive to the Douro Valley from Porto. It takes a bit more than an hour drive and you will enjoy beautiful landscapes along the way.
Stop #1 - First stop at a Quinta
The first winery that we have selected for the day is located near Santa Cruz do Douro. The winery is nestled in a beautiful landscapes and it puts a special focus in the use of traditional grapes. Get ready to enjoy steep slopes (perfect for the production of their wines) You will enjoy a visit to the winery premises and taste 3 or 4 wines. You will leave this fisrt Quinta with an unforgettable memory of the breathtaking views from the winery
Stop #2 - Second stop at a Quinta and Lunch
After a fantastic first visit and totally immersed in the Douro valley, your driver will head to the second Quinta we have chosen for the day. It is located near Peso da Regua and offers an amazing terroir with views over the Douro river. The winery specialises in port wines and here you will learn about the production of Port. The visit is followed by a tasting and you will then indulge in a delightful traditional lunch. Eating at a Quinta is an immersive visit for any wine enthusiast!
Stop #3 - Douro river cruise
A wine tour to the Douro valley could not end without a boat tour along the river. Your driver will take you to Pinháo where you will embark on a classic Rabelo towards Romaneira. The landscapes from the river are simply amazing. After having cruised upstream for half an hour, you will return to Pinháo where your driver will meet you
18:00 Back to Porto
After lunch you will head to Porto. You will be dropped off back at your accomodation, satisfied and happy after a day of wine tasting, beautiful views and traditional food. You will understand why many people that visit Portugal have the Douro valley as their number one priority

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This is one of the best 1-day private tours in Portugal you can enjoy. An experience every wine lover should enjoy once in a lifetime!

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from €276

Price per person based on a group of 4

Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • What it the pick -up time in Porto? Pick-up is at 9:00 AM. Please insert your accomodation details in the booking process.
  • At what time will we be back in Porto? At around 18:00. Arrival depends on the traffic found approaching Porto center
  • Can I be picked up at the airport? Yes, but you should be ready at the airpot to be picked up no later than 8:30 AM. If this is not the case it makes more sense to book the tour for the following day. Contact us in case of doubts.
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I play with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visit small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. This is a set itinerary that works very well. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Douro Valley during your stay in Porto. Not only can we save you the time and effort of organising your winery visits in English, we can also offer you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with excelent drviers and wine producers in Porto. We are experts in the region and our customers count on our knowledge to build the perfect tour on the chosen day.

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people.  To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.

If you are booking well in advance and prefer to pay a 20% deposit to reserve your date, please contact us by clicking on Contact Us” and we can then send you a payment link for the deposit

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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