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Dão, Wine & Serra da Estrela Cheese Tour

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Discover the first demarcated region of table wine in Portugal since 1908. Its wines are compared to those produced in Burgundy!
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Duration 11 hours
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  • Taste Dão Wines in a wine estate overlooking the biggest mountain in Portugal - Serra da Estrela
  • Have a typical lunch in the Nelas
  • Visit Viseu and have a tasting of the typical pastries of the city
  • Visit a cheese producer and taste Serra da Estrela cheese
Full description
You begin the tour in Porto and head to the South East towards the Dão region. This region produces elegant wines with soothing aromas. Its the Touriga Nacional (red) and Encruzado (white) the grape varieties that best personify the Dão. 

The first stop will be in Viseu. Here, take a short walk to see some historical attractions and then stop to taste the famous local sweets. The second stop will be at a wine estate owned by the same family for at least four generations. This Quinta is located in the peculiar 'terroir' of Oliveira de Barreiros village, from where you can see the rustic landscape of Serra da Estrela. Here, visit the estate and taste the Dão wine.

After lunch, it is time to discover the so-called 'Novo Dão'. Visit a very peculiar and modern wine cellar, the result of a bold and incomparable work, where wines of excellence are made that you will taste. Your day would not be complete without sampling one of the most famous delicacies in the Dão region - the Serra da Estrela Cheese. Visit a cheese producer, get to understand the whole process of creating this gastronomic wonder and then taste it.

  • Local guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation or at any other place in Porto that you prefer
  • Transport in 5-9 seat vehicle with air conditioning
  • Regional lunch in Nelas
  • Visit to a cheese producer and tasting of Serra da Estrela Cheese
  • Visit to Viseu and tasting of the typical pastries of the city
  • Visit to a classical wine estate and tasting of Dão Wines
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Pick-up and drop off OUTSIDE of Porto - an extra fee applies, paid to the guide on the day of the tour

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• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• Minimum drinking age is 18 years
• Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required