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(Group of 6 or more people)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.03. - 06.04.

16.04. - 26.05

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

07.04. - 15.04. (Easter)

27.05. - 27.10.

05. Quinta Silval 4625838267 04. Barão Forrester
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DESCRIPTION

TRIP INFORMATION

DOURO VINEYARDS HIKE WILL GET  YOU TO ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN PORTUGAL, THE DOURO REGION.

From Porto to the Douro slopes you’ll take train journeys which will lead you to amazing vineyard terraces scenery, today a UNESCO heritage Site. While hiking through the vineyards you’ll have the chance to taste some world class wines!!! Return in a cruise descending to the river mouth at Porto and finish the trip at the famous cellars of the port Wine.

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PRICES

ARRIVAL in PORTO*

PORTO to PINHÃO

Train Journey to Pinhão. Depending on the train schedule choosen by you, the morning is for discovering Porto city. The old town and its granitic houses and narrow streets are ideal for a stroll. The old pear and its surroundings from the 14th century, the old ramparts and the Sé Cathedral from the 12-13th and it’s the magnificent view of the Douro and old town Porto. Once in the train, this will take you into a journey which leads you to the vineyards, from the Douro mouth on the Atlantic to the narrow valley slopes of the Wine region of the Douro. Here the slopes are monumental and the wine culture is ever present. The day stops at Pinhão where you rest at a Quinta, an old wine farm which awaits you with a welcome drink. Porto wine, of course!!!

PINHÃO to SABROSA

VALE MENDIZ to PINHÃO

A small hiking day that will take you to stunning views over the Douro river and beyond that, to the south, east and west, this scenery of vineyards and mountains carved by rivers and men are marvelous. That is the UNESCO world heritage site!

Back to Pinhão in early afternoon right in time for a boat trip, some two hours of lazy navigations to discover other places along the shores of the Douro.

PORTO | RIVER CRUISE

The day is for returning to Porto via Train, in the way you can stop at Peso da Regua and visit the Douro Museum. And then continue to Porto.

 

OPTIONAL

River Cruise

 

AVAILABILITY

From May to October

A small transfer to Regua in the morning train, and this day is a fantastic “fare niente” day, cruising the river back to Porto and the Atlantic Ocean. Cross some stunning locks 14 and 35m of descent at the dams. Appetizer and lunch served on board while observing the views.

Once at Vila Nova, the Gaia peer, enter a wine cellar just across the peer.

 

OPTIONAL

Visit at Casa de Mateus + transfer to Porto

 

AVAILABILITY

All year round

A small transfer to Peso da Regua in the morning train, and visit to the Douro Museum at Peso da Regua. In the afternoon, transfer to Oporto hotel with a visit to the Casa de Mateus Manor in Vila Real. The Casa de Mateus is an old Manor dated from late 17th century in barroco style. The visit includes the house, gardens and wineries that are part of a domain producing wines and Porto wines, with a good chance to taste them while visiting.

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DEPARTURE to PORTO AIRPORT

Transfer to Porto Airport (00h15)

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Daily Distance

10,9 - 14,5 km

Trip Duration

8 days & 7 nights

Daily Elevation

330-770 meters

FROM

999 €

 

ACCOMMODATION

Superior | Charming

 

DURATION

8 Days | 7 Nights

 

START | END

Porto | Porto

TOUR GRADE

 

 

DISTANCE

10,9 - 14,5 km per day

 

ROUTE

Old dirt roads & trails

 

PROFILE

Hilly, some long climbs

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR MAP

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Porto old Town and the Douro vineyards Terraces;

  • A very good time to taste wines from the Douro region;

  • The oldest denomination area in the world;

  • Beautiful sceneries and nature;

  • The mighty Douro River and its slopes;

  • Porto, the old medieval town and its granitic houses;

  • Scenic train journey to the Douro region;

  • Scenic Douro Cruise while returning to Porto city;

  • Traditional food and Wines from the region:.

  • Visit some of the famous Porto wine wineries, from the production area, to the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, near the ocean.

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From the doorstep till Sabrosa, you’ll cross the wine country of Douro. The hilly slopes are a challenge both for the winners and the hikers. The village of Provosende and its old manor houses will be a pleasant stop both for its stunning views over the hills and the river, as for a little rest. A Small “tasca” (tavern) has an interesting exhibition to have a look at. Crossing the plateau, the vineyard scenery is superb, small villages and old paths take you to Sabrosa. Home of one of the most know navigator from the 16th century, Ferdinand Magellan, his house is still here at Sabrosa.

Welcome at PORTO or LISBON airport.

Transfer from Porto to Porto City (00h15) and briefing at lodging.

 

* Possible arrival at Lisbon and fly or get a train to Porto.

Self-Guided

TRIP PRICE

Guided

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON 2017

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TRIP PRICE PER PERSON 2017

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NOTE

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

(I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

(I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

INCLUDED

THE ITINERARY

Hotel Teatro Porto

Day

1

Day

2

Quinta de La Rosa

(Old Manor 18th Century)

 

OPTIONALS

Dinner at Quinta de La Rosa

Inland hike day

14,5km +770m

Casa dos Barros

Day

3

Day

4

Inland hike day

12,4km, +590m

Pousada Barão de Forrester

Day

5

Day

6

Quinta de la Rosa

OPTIONALS

Dinner: Quinta de la Rosa

OPTIONALS

Wine tasting: Quinta da Pedra Alta

Inland hike day

10,9km, +330m

Starting the day crossing the vineyards down the slopes to meet the river Pinhão where an old bridge awaits for you. Scenery of olive trees and vines on terraces will give you a sensation of the rude life and labor. In the way of Favaios village you’ll pass a farm, Quinta do Portal, a place that has earned medals in international wine contests.

Favaios, the small village, is known for its famous wine, the “Favaios” and for its old bakeries, which still use wood ovens, and dates from late 19th century. Alijó is not far from Favaios.

SABROSA to ALIJÓ

The day starts in the hill over Alijó and Favaios,  where there is an iron settlement from the 1st century BC, and then back to entering  Favaios to cross the famous vineyards of the Favaios wine. A stop at Quinta de Avessada to taste this wine and others is a must and a good way of taking a rest. Following some very old ways between the farmland you’ll get to a wonderful viewpoint. Wine terraces over the river Pinhão and small villages hanging from the slopes are a stunning view. Vale Mendiz is waiting for you and is one of the villages hanging just a little up from the river Pinhão.

ALIJÓ to VALE MENDIZ

Quinta do Silval

OPTIONALS

Dinner: Quinta da Avessada

Wine tasting: Quinta da Avessada

Inland hike day

16km, +370m

Day

7

Day

8

Hotel Teatro

(2 persons based on double room occupation)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.03. - 06.04.

16.04. - 26.05.

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

07.04. - 15.04. (Easter)

27.05. - 27.10.

999 €

+ 319 €

1.099 €

+ 379 €

1.069 €

+ 379 €

1.599 €

+ 319 €

1.699 €

+ 379 €

1.699 €

+ 379 €

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7 nights lodging on Superior | Charming Accommodation.

Breakfast included

 

Transfer on day of arrival from Airport OPO to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing

 

Luggage Transfers from Hotel to Hotel every day of the Tour

 

Transfer from last Hotel to Airport OPO

 

Liability and personal accidents Insurance

 

Pre departure Information Pack

 

Tour Information

 

6 days of guided Tour

 

4 days Hiking Guided tour / 1 day cruise

 

4 nourishing and energtic picnics

 

Cruise to Porto on day 7 (The cruise it´s only available from May to October (from November to April, will be an aternative trip because the cruise it´s not available)

 

Train tickets: Porto-Pinhão and Pinhão-Regua

 

Transfer from Hotel to the Train station in Porto

 

Rabelo boat trip day 6

 

Lunch: day 7 on the cruise

 

Dinners to be organised by our guide.

(Payment individually at location, not included in the price Tour)

 

Daily fruit, energy bars and water

 

Back-up Vehicle

7 nights lodging on Superior | Charming Accommodation.

Breakfast included

 

Transfer on day of arrival from Airport OPO to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing

 

Luggage Transfers from Hotel to Hotel every day of the Tour

 

Transfer from last Hotel to Airport OPO

 

Liability and personal accidents Insurance

 

Pre departure Information Pack

 

Tour Information

 

Information Book (includes Maps, Daily Information, Daily Maps, GPS Device Quick Manual)

delivered at departure day at location

 

GPS Track and Device

 

Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)

 

Depending on season:

May to October:  Boat river cruise with lunch.

November to April: Transfer visiting: Lamego, Douro Museum and Casa de Mateus + Wine tasting at Casa de Mateus Wineries (5 to 7 wines).

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