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Wine Tour in Douro with a Douro River Cruise - 3 Day experience

Peso da Régua, 5051-909, Douro - Porto and Douro

Recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site since 2001, Douro Region is the oldest Wine Demarcated Region in the world, stretching through an area of more than 40 000 hectares. In a three-day wine tour you will have the opportunity to visit some of its most famous wine estates where Port wines are produced, where you will enjoy unforgettable wine experiences.


  • World Heritage Site, by UNESCO
  • Accommodation in Wine Hotel or Resort
  • Wine experiences in the famous Port and Douro wine producing estates
  • Tour with certified winery guides in well-renowned wine estates in Douro
  • Exclusive cruise in the Douro region in a sail boat
  • Breathtaking landscape


  • Pick up and drop off at a Hotel in Porto or at Porto Airport
  • Tour in the Douro Valley with private driver for the entire tour in a deluxe vehicle (2 half-days and 1 full-day)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in a Double Room or similar, in the chosen hotel category
  • 2 Breakfasts mentioned in the itinerary
  • 3 Guided visits with wine tasting at 3 renowned "Quintas” Wineries in the Douro Valley
  • 1 Lunch with pre-set menu and drinks
  • 1 Dinner with pre-set menu and drinks
  • 1 Exclusive Cruise in the Douro River in a sail boat (2-hour cruise)
  • All the insurances required by Turismo de Portugal

Not Included :

  • Personal expenses and meals not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Flights or other means of transportation used to get to the starting point of the itinerary
  • Other services not included in the itinerary

Prices and Available Options:

From € 990 - Category B (price per person based on double occupancy)

From € 1.540 - Category A (price per person based on double occupancy)

Check availability of the suggested tour or get afully customized itinerary, add extra days, change your experiences or discover different sights, refine to suit your preferences. Contact one of our expert consultants for your free, no-obligation bespoke vacation plan.


Category Conditions
Reservation You will receive an email with the booking details and later on (within 24 hours) a confirmation email; Subject to the confirmation of availability
Type of Tour Private Group
Duration 3 Days / 2 Nights
Starting Point Hotel or Porto Airport
Payment It will be charged 50% of the amount of the experience at least 45 days prior to arrival; It will be charged 50% of the amount of the experience when the reservation is confirmed
Cancellation If you cancel less than 45 days before your arrival date, 100% of the total booking will be charged; Cancellation up to 45 days prior your arrival date: 2.5% of the total booking price will be charged
No-Show It will be charged 100% of total booking value
Means of payment Mastercard; Visa
General Booking Guarantee with credit card number; VAT at the legal rate included; Supplements have to be paid separately


Category Services
Spoken Languages English; Português
Reviewed by Ellen Remsing, 11.2017

"What a beautiful place to enjoy good wine and food! We had a fantastic time in the Douro Valley and this company is the one to book your experience with!"

Reviewed by Kenneth Eberly, 09.2017

"Fernando was excellent and very caring and helpful in every way. He was there on time and willing to assist us with every request. The car provided was also excellent and comfortable. There was always water available. The lunch at Quinta da Pacheca was the very best meal, simply outstanding."

Reviewed by Mary Andrews, 10.2017

"All over great trip., guide young and enthusiastic and accommodating. Loved cooking lunch at Pacheca, dinner at Quinta Nova, the winery visits and tastings and the river lunch cruise. all wonderful and the weather was perfect. Well planned. Vintage Hotel is lovely."

Reviewed by Mark Jones, USA, 15.06.2017

Quinta do Crasto and Quinta Nova are amazing. The cruise and the workshop were a joyful surprise. Thank you Ana for the Tour and for the patience. Next time I will explore south.

Reviewed by Turkyp628, USA, 5.01.2016

It was a great day trip to Douro Valley and we really enjoyed it. Francisco was so professional, educated and informative. Thank you so much for this memorable trip and learning about the places you want to come back. We will highly recommend your tours to our friends.

Reviewed by Stefanie Wals, Germany, 12.04.2016

Just fantastic ! the staff is very nice and welcome. I love the fact that we were only about 4 people visiting. It's much better with a small group. The Douro valley is just amazing and I really recommend this trip !! I will definitely come back !! Thanks for everything!


Day 1

The Private driver is waiting for you in your Hotel in Porto or Porto Airport.

Wine Tourism in Portugal will take you to visit this magnificent region.

Check-in at the chosen Hotel.. You will be accommodated in a Wine Hotel (Category B) or a Luxury Resort (Category A).
Category A – Six Senses Douro Valley – Superior Room or similar/Category B - Quinta da Pacheca or Quinta do Vallado or Quinta de la Rosa or Quinta de Ventozelo – Double Room or similar

During the afternoon you will be guided in the Quinta da Pacheca Winery. One of the most known properties of the Douro, stands out for having been the first to bottle wine under its own brand. The first reference to the Quinta is in a document dated of the 17thApril 1738, where it is called "the Pacheca" because its owner was then D. Mariana Pacheco Pereira. But it was only in 1903 that D. José Freire de Serpa Pimentel decided to develop his growing interest in oenology, acquiring the property in order to devote himself to the wine production. You will learn about the history, the vinification processes, the vines, the old winery and the wine cellar, ending with a wine tasting.

Dinner is waiting for you at Quinta da Pacheca Restaurant. The Restaurant offers a touch of luxury and gourmet and a search for constant quality, while keeping the true essence of the traditional Portuguese cuisine. Always prepared with fresh products of the land, the restaurant dishes are a real temptation. The quality of this cuisine, famous throughout the Douro region, makes the restaurant of Quinta da Pacheca the Ex-libris of the estate. Delicious gourmet dishes of the restaurant are perfectly harmonized with the award-winning wines of Quinta da Pacheca, making the meals a unique experience.

End of day.

Day 2

Wake up to the beautiful landscape of the Douro Valley and recharge your batteries with a fantastic breakfast in the Hotel.

The Private driver is waiting for you in the lobby of the Hotel and will take you to two of the finest Quintas in the Douro Valley.

First stop will be at Quinta do Crasto. Located on the right bank of the River Douro, between Régua and Pinhão, Quinta do Crasto is owned by the family of Leonor and Jorge Roquette for more than a century. Its origin dates back to the 19th century. The first known references date back to 1615. One of the greatest acknowledgments came in 2008, when Wine Spectator, an international reference of the sector, considered Quinta do Crasto Reserva Vinhas Velhas 2005, coming from vineyards with 70 years, the third best wine in the world that year, giving it a rating of 95 in one hundred points. Since then, this wine has always been in the Top 100 of the American publication. Here you will visit the vineyards, including the famous old vineyards of Quinta do Crasto, a winery and a barrel cellar, where the Premium table wines and Port wines are staging. After the visit you will have a tasting of 5 wines, duly presented by a manager of Quinta do Crasto, who will guide the visitor through the experience.

After the Wine experience, enjoy lunch and views in the Conceitus Restaurant.. Here, the menu appeals to the senses and emotions, in a relaxed and curious way. The proposals are different every day and guests never know the menu, letting themselves be guided by the inspiration of Chef José Pinto.

Then you will discover Quinta Nova, Nossa Senhora do Carmo. "One of the 9 must-see wineries in the world", American Airlines. Quinta Nova Nossa Senhora do Carmo is a place of extreme beauty in the heart of the Douro and it's owned by the Amorim family since 1999. But this property is prior to 1764 and a historical research confirms it as a great land belonging to the Portuguese Royal Family. The historic sites that are still preserved today and opened for visitors reveal all this: the creek, the gazebo, the stone mark of the Marquis of Pombal dated of 1758, the cellar's crest, two chapels and three secular orchards. This is undoubtedly one of the oldest wineries in the Douro region, producing port wine for the Quinta and for many other plots of neighboring farms, given its large size. You will have a guided Tour through the vines, winery dated from 1764 and the underground cellar. The visit ends with a tasting of 3 wines at the wine Shop.

End of the day.

Day 3

Breakfast in the Hotel followed by Check-out.

The Private driver is waiting for you in the lobby of the Hotel.

During the morning and to end the tour in perfection, sail on board of a private cruise on the Douro River. A 2-hour cruise on board a sailboat, experience the Portuguese history and feel the nature as it travels through the Douro River as a traditional Rabelo boat moved through the force of the sails. Be amazed by the scenarios that Douro has to offer.

After the cruise, the private driver will take you back to Porto or to Porto Airport (OPO).

End of the Tour.

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