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3-Days Tour in Douro Valley

Group tours | available on preset dates

Tourist tours available on preset dates | Group tours (shared).

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Douro Charming Tour 3-Days

Porto - Régua - Lamego - Ucanha - Pinhão

| ascent by boat | tour and descent by bus |
accommodation & others | 1-hour cruise |

Price:
from 399 euro per person.

Departure available dates:

Douro Charming Tour

Douro Charming Tour
Day 1 Porto - Peso da Régua
            08h00 Departure.
           The trip through the Douro Valley will begin with a cruise departing from Porto. Today, we will head to the town of Peso da Régua. On board, we will try a hearty breakfast alongside the riverbanks of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. During the cruise, we will admire the incredible natural landscapes and two magnificent dams: the Crestuma-Lever Dam (sluice rises 14m) and Carrapatelo Dam (sluice rises 35m). And this last dam is superb: it has the largest floodgate in Europe. We will also enjoy a delicious lunch on board.
In the afternoon, we will reach the town of Peso da Régua, located in the heart of the Douro Valley. Here our the guide will give us a warm welcome and we will visit one of the most famous wineries in the Region, where we will learn more about the wine production, enjoy amazing views and taste the delicious and unique Port Wine. Then, our guide will transfer you to the Hotel. Dinner at the Hotel and accommodation in Douro Valley.


Day 2 Lamego - Ucanha
          Today we will visit the city of Lamego - the cultural capital of Douro Region. An overview to Lamego immediately tells us that this is a small town but elegant, historic and very charming city. The tour with start at the monumental Shrine of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios. Located in the center of the city, it’s one of the most important places of pilgrimage in the country. Built on a hill, this sanctuary offers a sublime view over the city. For the energic travelers of our group, they can choose walk down its staircase. The others, can go by bus. At the end of this visit, you will have the opportunity to taste the famous “Secrets of Lamego”, traditional flues, typical cheeses, bôla (bread with meat) and Douro wine.
You will continue the trip through the main avenue of Lamego and you will achieve the Cathedral, with noble and magnificent cloisters. The morning will end with a transfer to the village of Ucanha where you will have a lunch in a typical restaurant of the Region. Nearby it stays the medieval fortress-bridge built in 12th Century
In the afternoon, you will visit the St. John of Tarouca Monastery, the first Cistercian monastery in Portugal. This trip will end with a transfer to the Hotel and a typical dinner from Douro Region.
         

Day 3 Pinhão / Favaios / Porto
            On the last day of this tour, you will proceed exploring the best places of Douro Valley.
The sublime village of Pinhão will be waiting for us. Overview of the village, the bridge and the Railway Station stand out. Here, you will enjoy a 1-hour lovely cruise from Pinhão to Romaneira (and return to Pinhão) through inaccessible landscapes by car. This cruise is performed in a traditional rabelo boat (the old and typical boat of the Douro River).
After this marvelous journey, you will head another famous winery that produces the delicious and renowned Muscat Wine. It has incredible gardens and its people will receive us with music and a warm smile. And after a wine tasting of a velvety Muscat of Favaios (with the support and knowledge of its winemakers), you will have for the lunch an authentic and ancient dish from this area: a typical meal cooked in old style iron pots.
Later a tour through one of the oldest demarcated wine region in the whole world, and you will travel back to the city of Porto.
End of our services.

Price per person in double room: 399 Eur.
Single supplement: 40.00 Eur.
Price per children (up to 3 years old): free.
Price per children (4 to 11 years old):
50% discount when accompanied by 2 adults.
Operates on: preset departure days, from April to October.

Included: Accommodation on breakfast basis, 4**** Hotel  |  Modern and comfortable bus  |  Guide during the tour: english, portuguese, french & spanish  |  Douro cruises: Porto-Régua cruise and Pinhão-Romaneira-Pinhão cruise |  Entrances into the following monuments: wineries mentioned, St. John of Tarouca Monastery  |  All meals (with drinks)  |  24/7 Customer Service Support.
Not included:
Flights to and from Portugal  |  Personal expenses  |  Other expenses (or entrances) not mentioned  |  Baggage service in the hotels  |  Porterage fees at the Hotels.
The scenery of Douro River ...
and cultural heritages

Cloisters of Lamego's Cathedral

Lamego's Cathedral

Medieval fortress-bridge from 12th Century

1-hour cruise in Douro River (Pinhão)

Typical meal cooked in old style iron pots
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It applies to reservations received on working days from 09:00 to 18:00 GMT.

operated by:

RNAVT 2811

last update: 2018.06.02
The sceneries of Douro and Portugal await you! Enjoy them!
The above tourists programs announced as is on portals DOURONET (www.douronet.pt) and inDOURO.COM (www.indouro.com) are operated by the tour operator "EcoTours Portugal" RNAVT 2811


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