Douro Valley Tour with Lunch and visit to two Vineyards

Internationally renowned, Port and DOC winesare one of the most important heritages in northern Portugal much to do withit’s soil type which makes our grapes unique. Don’t miss the chance to visit Douro Valleybeautiful scenery and winding roads,strolling along themagnific Douro Riverand trying the local gastronomy culminating in wine tastings intwo prestigious vineyardsof the region.We’ll pick you up from your hotel in the morning and travel in a minivan with air-conditioned towards Peso da Régua and Pinhão at the wonderful wine region. You will be amazed with the fantastic and majestic landscapes formed by the vineyards of wine!The first stop will be in the town of Amarante for a quick coffee just before we start our way up through the mountains and in to the heart of Douro Region!In direction to Peso da Régua, we will pass along Ferreirinha’s house (one of the most famous and oldest producers) and even by the Marquês of Pombal statue, the one that created the famous demarcated regionWith Peso da Régua behind, it’s time to go up the hill into Poiares, to have the first wine experience at renowned Quinta Seara d’Ordens, for a guided tour of its facilities and a taste of varied types of wines all of excellent and recognized quality. Seara D’Ordens it’s a family vineyard, whose production began in 1993. Since then, the love for wine production and the great technical knowledge are rewarded in the form of medals they earn every year. Be sure then to taste the DOC wines and Port wine at this wonderfull vineyardDownhill, we will pass to the south side of the river where recently the National Highway 222 was considered the best road in the world for those who enjoy driving:”World Best Driving Road”! Continuing towards Pinhão prepare to have a delicious lunch in a typical restaurant where you can try the local specialties. After lunch you can walk freely through the town river banks and admire the peaceful village and the wonferfull landscapes around the riverAfter lunch, it’s time to have more tastings! We will visit a traditional oil mill museum on which you will learn more about the ancient process of oil making and have some wine and olive oil tastings from the local producer. The view from this point is simply breathtakingAfter a whole day strolling through the winding roads of the Douro Valley, relax in the trip back to your hotel to which we will arrive early eveningHighlights:• Stunning views of the Douro Valley• Boat trip on the Douro River (Optional)• Lunch at typical and local restaurant • Visit to traditional and ancient oil mill with wine and olive oil tastings• Eight wine tastings at renowned Vineyard (Oporto and DOC wines)

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