From Porto: Full-Day Douro Tour

4.6 / 5

45 reviews

From Porto: Full-Day Douro Tour

From $111.83 per person

Come on a day tour by bus. Discover the beauty of the Douro River and explore this unique wine region, birthplace of port. See historic monasteries and settlements, and visit charming towns along the river banks.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Douro River on a guided full-day bus tour from Porto
  • Visit the historic town of Amarante
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Douro valley and its hillside vineyards
  • Taste some of the region's finest and most beloved export, port wine
Full description
Take a trip by bus along the Douro River to discover charming riverside towns and landscapes on this full-day bus tour from Porto. Enjoy picturesque views of the famous river that flows between mountains, experience local traditions and food, and visit the birthplace of one of the world’s most beloved drinks, Port. Stop at the town of Amarante on the bank of the river, and see the historic Monastery of Saint Gonçalo, which dates back to the 16th century. Enjoy a tasting of some of the region’s finest Port before we continue to the Pinhão parish on the rolling hills of the Alijó area. Take in more spectacular views of the hillside vineyards and the lush valleys. Explore more of this UNESCO World Heritage site and see historic Roman settlements before we return to Porto in the evening.
Includes
  • Bus transfers
  • Guided tour
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Tips and gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meeting point: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 350 - Porto

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Camera

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Tour may be cancelled due to technical reasons, weather conditions, or maintenance.
    • Reservations are available on request.
    • Tour does not operate on 25th December and 1st January.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 45 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      3.7/5
    • Transportation
      3.3/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Safety
      4.9/5
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    Fantastic day out and totally recommended. A real must do!!

    What a great day. Went t a couple of fantastic cities during the and our guide Miguel kept us fully informed with his wealth of knowledge. The river trip was peaceful and beautiful and the tour of the Croft estate excellent. A real must do trip to get a real flavour of the Douro region.

    August 27, 2017

    I definitely recommend it !

    I did this activity with a friend and we both had an amazing day. The guide was friendly and really kind. Most of the people in the tour were Frenchspeaking and he took the time to explain everything in English and French. The visits of the wineries were really great, as well as the lunch and the boat tour. I recommend this experience to everybody !

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    July 30, 2017

    Great experience in an amazing landscape!

    The Douro Valley is a gem. Daniel, our guide, was helpfull, cheerfull and knowledgeble. The stops were well planed and lunch was excellent, served with all you can drink Douro wine. Only the presentation at the Croft estate was a bit stiff and lacked passion. We've been offered very little Port. But the rest of the tour was memorable. Thanks Daniel!

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    October 1, 2016

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