The North and Douro Region


North & Douro Tours and Trips

Our tours will take you to plenty of places worth visiting in a region that comprises some world heritage sites like the Alto Douro Wine Region and the historic center of Porto.

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 vineyards 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 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 in 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. Take a look at our hike and bike tours below.

Porto, Coimbra & Silver Coast

Cycle through nature and the best of Coimbra and Porto! The Silver Coast follows the coastline from northern to central Portugal.

Peneda Gerês National Park

Cycle through the most unspoiled National Park of Portugal! People say that you’ve never seen the true Portugal if you don’t visit the wonderful Minho region. With such an untouched nature and charming northern cities, it is a gem that not everyone gets to know.

Douro Heritage Hike

Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have enchanted visitors for centuries. The hike will go through the dense forest and the exotic natural environment, discovering the best trails and places of this beautiful region.

Gerês Mountain Hike

You will be immersed in the most unique National Park of Portugal and enjoy the amazing fauna and flora that is part of this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The Teixeira Meadow and Lagoon and the Albergaria Oak Forest are some of the amazing places you will hike through.

Short Break Douro

The Douro Valley is here to make you surrender to its outstanding beauty. The hiking through the immense valleys and the train journey from Porto to the Douro slopes, leading you to amazing vineyard terrace sceneries, will mark this unforgettable experience. Find yourself in small wine producing villages on the slopes, with stunning views over the terraces. At night rest in wine farms, delight yourself with homemade dinners and drink the wines produced on the doorstep. Proud people, quality wine and traditional lifestyles make this a special place to visit.

Historical Villages by Bike

Cycle by the natural wonders and discover the iconic Historical Villages of Portugal. Strategically placed, Portugal's historical villages are the resulting work of many generations of Kings. The people saw each victory as a miracle, and so, century after century, our heritage was built, destroyed and then re-built again.

The Atlantic Way to Santiago

Discover and admire the Portuguese way of pilgrimage in a program that links the major city of Porto to Santiago de Compostela, following the Atlantic Ocean and its different sceneries. Churches, monuments and old crosses will tell the history of this less trodden way until you arrive at the Saint James Cathedral.

Porto & The Green Coast

Follow the shores of the rivers Minho and Lima and Northern Portugal's coast, discovering the cultural and natural beauties of the wonderful Minho region. Along the way admire historical places, medieval fortresses and churches. Cross protected areas of sand dunes, bird habitats and old fishing ports and finish the trip in Porto.

Douro Valley by Bike

One of the most beautiful and oldest wine regions in the world, the Douro Valley, is here to make you surrender to its outstanding beauty. The cycling through the immense valleys and the Douro River cruise will lead you to amazing vineyard terrace sceneries, which will mark this amazing experience.

The Portuguese Way to Santiago

The Portuguese Way is a hiking route linking the major town of Ponte de Lima to Santiago de Compostela, along the beautiful old Saint James path. Churches, monuments and old crosses will tell the history of this less trodden way.

Douro Vineyards Hike

This fantastic program will get you to one of the most beautiful places in Portugal - The Douro region. From Porto to the Douro slopes you will embark on train journeys that will lead you to amazing vineyards terraces, listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.