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7-Day Premium Tour in Douro aboard a Private Yacht Cruise

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Private Cruise in Douro River

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A once-in-a-lifetime experience for the ultimate wine lover. 

This tour wasn't designed for the regular traveler. This tour was designed for the most demanding of the clients.  A 7-day journey that will never cease to amaze you every step of the way.
Carefully curated by us, this journey is meant for the connoisseur of fine wines and the well-seasoned traveler. It's a bespoke itinerary designed to be savored by the most sophisticated customers.

All aboard a private yacht cruise.  For you and you only.

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

Prices and Available Options:

From €9.120 (price per person based on double occupancy) - Beneteau Antares 30 Fly

From € 14.560 (price per person based on double occupancy) - Azimut 62

From €19.020 (price per person based on double occupancy) - Azimut 55

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  • Transfers when mentioned in the itinerary
  • English-speaking Private driver in a car of superior range Mercedes when mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 7-day private cruising program for 2 people in the chosen yacht
  • 5 nights of accommodation aboard the boat
  • 1 night of accommodation in a Deluxe Double Room or similar, at Casa do Rio Foz Côa Wine Hotel
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 4 Guided visits with wine tasting at 4 renowned "Quintas" Wineries in the Douro Valley
  • 6 Lunches with a pre-set menu and drinks
  • 6 Dinners with a pre-set menu and drinks
  • 1 Unique Chef's Table experience
  • 1 Guided Jeep tour to Côa Valley Archeology Site
  • 1 Certified Pedestrian circuit
  • Fuel costs
  • Insurance
  • Qualified crew
  • VAT
  • Bath and bed amenities
  • Towels
  • All the insurance required by Turismo de Portugal
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Flights or other means of transportation used to get to the starting point of the itinerary
  • Other services not included in the itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival in Portugal: Porto to Régua

Welcome to Portugal. Wine Tourism in Portugal will invite you to discover the amazing Douro Valley aboard a Private Yacht.

After airport formalities at Porto International Airport (OPO), or pick-up at your hotel in Porto, you will be transferred, by deluxe vehicle with an English-speaking Chauffeur to Marina do Freixo.

Check-in and Boarding at Marina do Freixo quay.

Departure to Régua.

Breakfast is served on board.

Arrival at Crestuma-Lever Dam (sluice rises 14 m).

Lunch is served at Olivetto Restaurant. The Chef  Davide Couto welcomes you to the kitchen of Olivetto. Traditional Douro flavors with new textures and presentations await you. A Mediterranean-based cuisine where olive oil is the millennial element of excellence. Olivetto is the restaurant of Quinta de Santo António - Country House & Villas, a glamorous Hotel, with both history and tradition.

Arrival at Carrapatelo Dam (sluice rises 35 m). Arrival at Régua

Free time to explore on your own. 

Dinner is waiting for you at Castas & Pratos Restaurant. Castas e Pratos, CP for short, results from the will of Edgar Gouveia and Manuel Osório, two entrepreneurs joined by family ties and motivated by the ambition to create an innovative and distinctive project, combined with the passion for the Douro.

Drop-off at the private Yacht.

Accommodation aboard the boat

End of day.

Day 2: Régua – Pinhão

Wake up to the beautiful Douro landscape and recharge your batteries with a fantastic breakfast served on board.

Departing from Régua quay to Pinhão.

Régua dam (sluice rises 28 m).

Arrival at Ferrão.

You will be transferred to Quinta Nova.
Lunch will be served at Terraçu's Restaurant. Indulge yourself in the delicacies that Quinta Nova’s restaurant team has to offer you. 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 the Chef. 
Then, discover Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo Winery House. Quinta Nova Winery House is "one of the nine must-see wineries in the world", distinguished by American Airlines. Precisely 250 years ago, the traditional winery Quinta Nova, owned by the Amorim Group, was harvesting its first grapes. This is, undoubtedly, one of the oldest wineries in the Douro region, producing Port wine for the estate and many other plots of farmers and neighboring estates, given its large size. You will visit in detail all the production of wines, the vineyard, the winery of 1764, and the underground wine cellar, and end your visit with a wine tasting.
Enjoy a certified pedestrian circuit (self-guided) with 3 different routes, properly signed, in a certified total trail of 8km. With a map and a list of conduct rules, clients can enjoy this activity, knowing a wine estate in detail, and highlighting its historical points. Crossing the orchards, make sure you pick some fresh fruit! 
Drop-off at the private yacht. Departure to Pinhão.
Arrival at Pinhão. 
You will be transferred to the restaurant. 
Enjoy dinner at Cozinha da Clara Restaurant. With fabulous views over the river, Quinta de la Rosa's Restaurant was opened in the summer of 2017. Named after Clara’s grandmother whose love of food and entertainment was legendary, the restaurant is called "cozinha da Clara", literally translating into Claire's Kitchen.  The executive chef is Pedro Cardoso.  
Drop-off at the private Yacht. 
Accommodation aboard the boat.

End of the day.

Day 3: Pinhão – Ferradosa – Pocinho

Enjoy a delightful breakfast served on board as you set sail from Pinhão quay to Pocinho. Witness the impressive Valeira Dam upstream and reach Ferradosa for a captivating stop. Cruise further upstream to the Pocinho Dam, concluding your journey with an arrival at Pocinho.

You will be transferred to the Winery. 
Lunch will be served at Quinta da Ervamoira, the most magical place in the region. It is at Quinta de Ervamoira, located in the Douro Superior area, in the Côa Valley, between the towns of Muxagata and Chãs, that Ramos Pinto continues its association with the arts and the encounter with cultures. In 1997, the Quinta opened the Ervamoira Site Museum, located in the heart of the Côa Valley Archaeological Park, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This is also a model Quinta as it was the first and is the only one fully planted vertically. After lunch, you will participate in a guided tour of the Ervamoira Museum, led by a specialized guide, which will end with an extensive commented Port "Expert" Wine tasting.
Adventure on a private jeep tour to get to know the Côa Valley Archaeological ParkThe visit intends to create the best possible conditions for a rewarding enjoyment of the Côa Valley Paleolithic rock art. Aboard an all-terrain vehicle and accompanied by a guide, visits follow a dirt road along fields planted with almond and olive trees. Penascosa is a hill forming a natural amphitheater on top of the river. The slope presents 36 engraved outcrops, 30 of them with Paleolithic motifs, of which five can be visited. This is the most visited site of the Côa Valley Archaeological Park due to the ease of access and the great beauty and tranquility of the place, but also in virtue of the great significance of its Paleolithic engravings, which well representative of the best of Côa rock art.
Drop-off at the hotel.  
Check-in at Casa do Rio Foz Côa Wine Hotel. Located amongst the organic vineyards planted by Quinta do Vallado in the Superior Douro, this is a secluded place of great beauty, where you can enjoy the silence and the force of nature in its raw state. The main building is located between the vineyards and the river, hanging over an orange grove, and offering a stunning view over the Douro.
Dinner at Casa do Rio RestaurantCasa do Rio has a small restaurant, only available to guests. In the kitchen, meals are prepared with vegetables and fruit from the organic garden, as well as the best products found in the region.
End of the day.

Day 4: Pocinho – Pinhão

Breakfast at the Hotel followed by Check-out.

The Chauffeur is waiting for you in the hotel lobby and will transfer you to your private yacht. 

Departure from Pocinho quay to Pinhão. 
Pocinho dam (downstream). Arrival at Senhora da Ribeira.
Valeira dam (downstream). Arrival at Pinhão.
You will be transferred to the Winery. 
Lunch is waiting at Quinta do Portal Restaurant. You have at your disposal a service made and served by a surprisingly young team. The signature cuisine of Chef Milton Ferreira and his team is characterized by the beautifully balanced flavors and textures, the vibrant colors, and the use of fresh high-quality products that meet the wines produced by Quinta do Portal, culminating in a meal designed to surprise and satisfy the expectations of its guests. The menus of Chef Milton Ferreira reveal comprehensive conjugations of flavors, together with the regional and local gastronomy, but also the wines from Quinta do Portal that are also used to give food its own identity.
After lunch, you will visit and enjoy a wine tasting at Quinta do Portal. Quinta do Portal is a Portuguese and independent family company that has embraced with passion the concept of Boutique Winery, and is dedicated to the production of DOC Douro wines, premium quality Port wines, and Muscat. The family Mansilha Branco, owner of Quinta do Portal, has been a producer of wines in the Douro Region since immemorial times (the first reference we have dates back to 1477) and has always been linked to its key moments.
Drop-off at the restaurant. 
Dinner will be served at the restaurant of The Vintage House Hotel, the award-winning Rabelo, which is one of the most famous of the Douro, is a mandatory stop for anyone visiting Pinhão, offering an excellent matching between dishes and wines of the region, prepared in the gastronomic style of the regional fusion cuisine. Enjoy an interesting, delicious, and delightful meal paired with exquisite Douro wines. 
Accommodation aboard the boat.
End of the day.

Day 5: Pinhão – Régua

Breakfast is served on board. 

Departure from Pinhão quay to Régua.  

Régua dam (downstream). Arrival at Régua. 

You will be transferred to the Winery.  

Lunch is waiting for you at Quinta da Pacheca Restaurant. The Restaurant The Wine House Hotel offers a touch of luxury and gourmet and a search for constant quality while keeping the true essence of 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. The delicious gourmet dishes of the restaurant are perfectly harmonized with the award-winning wines of Quinta da Pacheca, making the meals a unique experience. 

In the afternoon, you will be guided in the Quinta da Pacheca. Quinta da Pacheca, one of the most known properties of the Douro, stands out for having been the first to bottle wine under its brand. The first reference to the Quinta is in a document dated the 17th of April 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 enology, acquiring the property to devote himself to wine production. You will learn about the history, the vinification processes, the vines, the old winery, and the wine cellar (private guided visit), ending with a wine tasting, including the tasting of 4 wines.

Drop-off at the private yacht. 

Departure to Porto Antigo quay.  

Arriving at the quay, you will be transferred to Six Senses Douro Valley Hotel. 

Enjoy a fantastic unique Chef's Table experience - a very personal journey of food and wine. An open cooking station is complete with a wood-fired oven for bread baking and a Josper Grill. Join a small group at a 10-course meal that is prepared and hosted by the Chef, right before your eyes. Follow the process and complete the experience with selected accompanying wines. This is the greatest gastronomic option at the Six Senses Douro Valley that is celebrating the region. 

Drop-off at the private Yacht. 

Accommodation aboard the boat. 

End of the day.


Day 6: Régua – Porto

Breakfast is served on board. 

Departure from Porto Antigo quay to Porto. 

Lunch at Palato D'Ouro - Royal Douro Valley Restaurant. The Douro region's gastronomy is flavorsome and rich in traditional flavors passed down through the generations. It promises to combine regional produce of controlled and protected origins with modern cuisine. Offers river views and truly memorable dishes marked by the delicious tones of the Douro. 

Carrapatelo dam (downstream). 

Crestuma Dam (downstream). Arrival at Porto. 

You will be transferred to the restaurant. 

Surrounded by the casks that contain Graham’s most valuable Ports and with magnificent views over the Douro River and the cities of Porto and Gaia, Vinum Restaurant delivers a unique experience, combining the finest and freshest food from Northern Portugal with the best that its adjoining cold Atlantic waters offer. A tribute to great wines and the best of the region’s gastronomy. Enjoy dinner with wine pairing. 

Drop-off at the private Yacht. 

Accommodation aboard the boat. 

End of the day.

Day 7: Last day in paradise

Breakfast is served on board followed by check-out.

You will be transferred to Porto International Airport (OPO) or your hotel in Porto.

End of Tour.


  • Douro River cruise in a Private Yacht
  • Visit the Côa Museum
  • Visit and Wine Tasting at some of the finest Wineries
  • Portuguese cuisine
  • Chef's Table experience

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