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Flavors of Portugal & Spain: featuring the Douro and Rioja Wine Regions

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 1-95 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-32545
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ends San Sebastian, Spain
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • See Lisbon from the windows of your private tram during a unique city tour.
  • Stroll along the scenic Ribeira waterfront of Porto, famous for their Port Wine.
  • Visit the worldrenowned Guggenheim museum, hailed as a true icon of architectural culture.
The tour "Flavors Of Portugal & Spain: Featuring The Douro And Rioja Wine Regions " starts from Lisbon and ends in San Sebastian. This is a food trip that takes 16 days. You will travel through spain, Portugal and Spain and visit Amarante, Lisbon, La Rioja and 9 other destinations. This is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Taste the essence of Portugal and Spain as you wander through historic cities with rich culture and vintage wines. Take in the scenic Ribeira waterfront in Porto, a Portuguese harbor city and home to Port wine. Take a private cruise of the Tagus River and explore Lisbon by water. Enjoy a relaxing 2-night stay on the grounds of a winery in the Douro River Valley. Tour a sagardotegi, or cider house, and learn about the importance of cider in Basque cuisine before sitting down to a cider-infused meal on the cider house grounds. Savor this journey along rolling hills, curving coasts, and twisting vines.
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  • Day 1 : Overnight Flight
  • Day 2 : Lisbon, Portugal - Tour Begins
  • Day 3 : Lisbon
  • Day 4 : Lisbon
  • Day 5 : Lisbon - Coimbra - Porto
  • Day 6 : Porto
  • Day 7 : Porto - Braga - Porto
  • Day 8 : Porto - Amarante - Douro
  • Day 9 : Douro
  • Day 10 : Douro - Salamanca, Spain
  • Day 11 : Salamanca - Burgos - La Rioja
  • Day 12 : La Rioja - Pamplona - La Rioja
  • Day 13 : La Rioja - San Sebastian
  • Day 14 : San Sebastian - Bilbao - San Sebastian
  • Day 15 : San Sebastian
  • Day 16 : San Sebastian - Tour Ends
  • 14 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunchs
  • 5 Dinners
  • Iberostar Selection Hotel
  • Porto Royal Bridges Hotel
  • The Wine House Hotel - Quinta da Pacheca
  • NH Collection Palacio de Castellanos
  • Hotel Palacio Tondon
  • NH Collection Aranzazu
  • Transport Included
  • Guided by Tour Manager/s
  • Any international flights to Lisbon and from San Sebastian are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Flavors of Portugal & Spain: featuring the Douro and Rioja Wine Regions tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Flavors of Portugal & Spain: featuring the Douro and Rioja Wine Regions tour. You can cancel the tour up to 64 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 63 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 04 February 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 February 2023, a deposit of 300 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 63 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Flavors of Portugal & Spain: featuring the Douro and Rioja Wine Regions tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Flavors of Portugal & Spain: featuring the Douro and Rioja Wine Regions tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • All travelers, including those that are vaccinated, will be required to wear a mask on all forms of public transportation and in situations where masks are required by the country, state, municipality and sites, attractions or venues we visit on tour.
  • In hotels, specific protocols will vary from destination to destination, hotel to hotel. Overall, rooms and areas like restaurants, fitness centers, etc. will be deep-cleaned regularly, with rooms disinfected thoroughly between guests.
  • All surfaces will be sanitized often in vehicles, including regular cleaning of high-touch areas with disinfecting wipes. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times and drivers will wear protective gear when appropriate.
  • Adequate physical distancing during meals, experiences, and sightseeing will be ensure by local partners. Guests may be rotated in smaller sub-groups when necessary.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How many days are enough for Europe?

    You can spend a couple of months exploring Europe and still feel like you have not seen everything. Generally speaking, a two-week Europe trip should be just enough if you are looking to cover its major highlights. However, if you want a comprehensive travel experience within this duration, it is better that you focus on a region or a few countries rather than traveling all over the continent. 

    Choose a single country or schedule your trip around a handful of cities in different countries. While larger European cities may require three to four days to explore, you can get around smaller destinations in a day or two. Planning your trip around a particular region will cut down your travel time and save your time in transit.

  • What is the best time to go to Portugal?

    There is no bad time to visit Portugal, but April to October are considered the best. For a seasonal overview, check out our article on the best time to visit Portugal.

  • What are the best places to travel to in Portugal?

    The best places to visit in Portugal are going to depend on your preference. If you are into medieval cities, head to Obidos. The town is also popular for its chocolate festival. If you are looking for a relaxed surf town vibe, ​then ​Ericeira or Peniche is what you are looking for. For a foodie adventure, Porto will satiate all your culinary desires.

  • How many days should you spend in Portugal?

    We recommend spending at least 10 days in Portugal to experience the country’s culture and see its top attractions. Find out more about how long to spend in Portugal with our guide.

  • What is the best way to travel in Portugal?

    The public transport networks in Portugal are pretty decent. Scenic trains are highly affordable, but if you are short on time, the buses will normally be quicker. It is probably one of the only places where buses are quicker than trains.

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