DOURO VALLEY PRIVATE TOUR
A TRULY PERSONALIZED AND UNIQUE ITINERARY
A full day tour to the Douro Valley in a 4×4 vehicle departing from Oporto.
Take a close look at the fascinating landscape of what is considered the world’s first wine-demarcated region.
Drive up the steep hills through off-road routes surrounded by the vineyards of Portugal’s most famous wine region, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Breathe the fresh air of Douro Valley while sampling world-class wines and enjoy a traditional picnic in a fantastic viewpoint considered one of the most beautiful in Portugal.
What you can expect
The Douro Wine Region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most sought after destinations by visitors in Portugal.
By opting for our Douro Valley 4×4 Private tour, you can enjoy all the “excess of nature” that this region offers with the utmost tranquility and exclusivity.
“The sublimated Douro. The prodigy of a landscape that ceases to be forcibly rampant. It is not a panorama that the eyes contemplate: it is an excess of nature. ”Miguel Torga (Portuguese Writer)
With a stunning landscape shaped by man since the times of Roman occupation in Portugal, the Douro Wine Region has a great cultural, natural and heritage richness. A source of inspiration for reputed portuguese from many different areas, its history is full of glorious moments, made of bravery and tragedies that marked generations.
On board a 4×4 vehicle, we will discover this territory on a day that will be built according to your preferences.
Using this type of vehicle will give you access to Douro’s corners only used by the region’s workers and make you feel like an integral part of this region and not just a mere visitor.
You will be able to experience first hand what life is like in the region, talk with the locals and get all the information about the production of Douro and Port wine directly from the producers.
Throughout the day we have the possibility to visit family farms or farms belonging to the largest Port Wine producing groups (why not both?).
Lunch is a key moment of the day!
Are you visiting with family and want to provide a different time for everyone? – We can include a picnic in an idyllic viewpoint where everyone can live and enjoy nature outdoors.
Do you like nature but appreciate the comfort of a covered space? We propose a lunch in a typical restaurant of the region or even a special lunch in a reference farm of the Douro Valley!
Personalization is the key to the success of your day. Here we will be to build the ideal program for you.
To make your day even more memorable, we can also propose a boat trip through the Douro, giving a very different perspective of the landscape and remembering the origins of the transport of the wine from this region to Porto (Gaia) where the wine cellars are located. Port.
Have a meaninful trip. Choose a private tour with us.
- Visit a Port Wine “Quinta”
- An adventurous ride through Douro’s backroads on a 4×4 jeep
- Landscapes of the Douro Valley—a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Insightful commentary on the region’s traditions & culture
- The chance to visit an authentic vineyard with port tasting
- Meet local wine industry experts
- Enjoy a traditional picnic lunch at a scenic location
- Get off the beaten path and escape the crowds
- Small Group tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transportation by 4×4 vehicle
- Personal Insurance
- Port Wine Tasting and Winery Visit
- Traditional Picnic Lunch
- Local guide
- “Boatloads” of tourists!
- Personal expenses
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