Enjoy your time in Porto as much as possible and take this private 8 hour tour to the Douro Valley. You will get to know the most emblematic and top spots of this wonderful region in your private luxury vehicle, with a private official tour guide.
We will pick you up from your hotel or place of choice in Porto, and you will go, together with your private tour guide, to the fantastic Douro Valley.
The Tour Travel and More team will help you to organize the best possible tour, adjusting the 8 hours as much as possible to your own interests and likes.
Most important sites & Monuments in this private tour
The Douro Valley is known as the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, since 1756. It hosts 3 World Heritage Sites, and it has been declared by National Geographic as one of the 20 top best sustainable tourist destinations in the World.
Once your private driver and your private tour guide picked you up at your place of choice in Porto, you will start driving East until you arrive to Amarante. Amarante is a beautiful village located next to the river Tamega. It is a beautiful old city, which has a very pretty restaurated medieval bridge, a very nice church and a monastery. The place is very well known for its high level of gastronomy and wines.
You will then continue to Sabrosa, a municipality located in the heart of the Douro Valley. You will enjoy amazing landscapes of vineyards when you get deeper in the area. And once in Sabrosa you will visit the fantastic Village of Pinhao, which has been declared World Heritage site by the UNESCO. In this Village, you will visit the very well known train station by the 24 tiles panel that shows the geography of the Douro Region.
You will drive around the whole Douro Valley, you would go across the river to the Peso da Regua Village. Along this road, you will visit two of the best wineries in the area. You will enjoy a guided tour through the winery and its vineyards, and, of course, you will get to taste the different wines of the area.
Situated among the terraces of the Douro valley port wine-growing region, the town of Lamego is elegant and infused with Baroque style. This town hosts very historical monuments such as a castle, the cathedral of the city and the gorgeous Nossa Senhora dos Remédios Shrine (which receives a big number of pilgrims every year, who climb the 686 steps up to the shrine to pray).
You will then start driving back to Porto, but on your way, you will do a stop in Mesao Frio. A place from where you will enjoy a stunning, breathtaking, panoramic view of the Douro river and its undulated vineyards settled in the hills of the valley.
The tour has a duration of 8 hours from the moment of pick up to the moment of drop off. Remember the tour is 100% adaptable to your own interests and likes. It is possible to do a longer tour experience as well, please don’t hesitate in contacting us if you have any doubts.
City of Porto
Porto is the second biggest city in Portugal after Lisbon, it has a population of 225.000 people. The city has been declared a World Heritage site by the UNESCO in 1996. The region is very well known for the production of a local wine called Oporto. Even being a small city, Porto has a very wide offer of monuments and a very long and strong history. It has always been a very cultural city, and which hosts a very good gastronomy.
Our Private Tours & Experiences at Tour Travel & More
Tour Travel & More offers private custom tours for families, group of friends or even incentives. We adapt our tours to fit your own personal needs. We also understand each customers needs while on holiday and we do everything possible to make your stay and experience unforgettable. All our vehicles are private luxury vehicles, mini buses, and buses. Our guides are in any case private official tour guide, licensed and all have great knowledge to make your experience memorable. We have official guides in a large number of languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, German, Greek, & Portuguese amongst others.