- Wine tasting tour
- Museum and gallery visits
- Natural landmarks sightseeing
- Young Adults
- Three nights at the premium Hotel Douro Scala, nestled in the heart of the Douro Valley
- Discover the region's ancient wine cellars and sample their wines
- Enjoy walks through terraced vineyards and tranquil countryside
- Explore vibrant Porto with a guided walking tour
Portugal has been making wine for centuries, with some estimates placing the first planting of vines as far back as 2000 BC. The Basto and Douro regions are perhaps the best known and offer rich landscapes and fascinating history to discerning visitors. Led by our expert guide, immerse yourself in atmospheric Porto and indulge in a voyage of taste and discovery through the verdant Douro Valley, where the famous Port wines are produced. Venture into the region known as Terras de Basto, home of Portugal’s ‘young’ wine, vinho verde, and stay in handpicked hotels that boast exceptional views over the valley. The perfect combination of leisurely walks and authentic cultural visits provide a memorable introduction to this lush, captivating country, once a dominant trading power in the world.
Day 1: Start at Hotel Douro Scala in Mesao Frio.
Day 2: Walk along the Corgo River; visit Baroque-era Casa de Mateus
Day 3: Drive to Quinta do Tedo winery for short walk and wine tasting; visit Douro
Museum and transfer to hotel in Regua.
Day 4: Maronesa walking trail; transfer to Mondim de Basto
Day 5: Walk in the green wine region of Mondim de Basto and taste organically
produced 'vinho verde' at Quinta das Escomoeiras
Day 6: Walk via the Levada de Vilarinho; free afternoon.
Day 7: Transfer to Porto; visit the historic city and the famous Port wine cellars
for wine tasting; optional boat tour.
Day 8: End Porto.
- All accommodation
- All breakfasts, 2 dinners and 3 wine tastings
- All transport and listed activities
- Arrival and departure transfers
- City tax of EUR 2 to be paid locally in Porto (in cash)
- Tips for the guide, hotel staff, local staff and drivers
- Travel insurance - information on insurance through Exodus is available here
- Single accommodation (available on request)
- Visas or vaccinations
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Portugal: Walking & Wine tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 13 December 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 December 2022, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Portugal: Walking & Wine 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.Visa
For this Portugal: Walking & Wine 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:
- This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
- Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
- Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
- All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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