These landscapes, with areas of mountain and plateau, valleys and fluvial beaches of rare beauty, the monumentality of its churches and castles, the ancient wine cellars and quintas that produce the famous Port wine, and the unique expressions of rock art are aspects to which nobody is indifferent. On the northern margin of the Douro River there is a region with a dense vegetation and a deep historical wealth. This is where the first Portuguese king, Dom Afonso Henriques, was born at the beginning of the XII century.
Porto is the capital of the region and the second biggest city of Portugal. It is located is at the mouth of the Douro River from where you will depart and get to know this wonderful region. The Douro region will offer you unforgettable experiences, from the unique natural landscapes, to the wine production and everything that comes with it, to the local cuisine. The Douro River cruises and the touristic programs are the best way to explore the beauty of this area.