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7-Day Luxury Tour in Porto and Douro

Tour Highlight
Cruise in Douro River

Starting Point
Porto

Transportation
Private Driver

This tour was designed for you to discover the secrets of Porto and Douro Valley. Walk the magnificent Porto city center and uncover its architecture, food, its people plus the emblematic and secular Port Wine Cellars.

On this luxury tour, you will visit some of the most famous and renowned wine producing estates, located in the oldest demarcated wine region in the world - Douro. Douro Valley and its Douro River are one of the most appealing destinations in the world right now.

The private river cruise, the cooking workshop and the wine tastings, all guided by locals, will make you treasure this experience in Portugal for a lifetime.

Prices and Available Options:

From € 4.000 (based on double occupancy)

The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

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  • Pick-up and Drop-off at Porto International Airport (OPO)
  • Transfers when mentioned in the itinerary
  • Chauffeur in a Vehicle of superior range Mercedes when mentioned in the itinerary 
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in a Quinta Deluxe or similar at Six Senses Douro Valley
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in a Executive Room or similar  at The Yeatman Hotel
  • 6 Breakfasts mentioned in the itinerary
  • 4 Lunches with pre-set menu and drinks
  • 1 Cuisine Workshop
  • 1 Unique Chef's Table experience
  • 1 Exclusive cruise in the Douro River in a sailboat (2h Private cruise)
  • 1 Walking Tour to the Historic Centre of Porto with an exclusive Tourist Guide
  • 3 Guided visits with Wine tastings at 3 renowned Port Wine Cellars
  • 5 Guided visits with Wine tastings at 5 renowned “Quintas” Wineries in Douro Valley
  • 1 Fado Music Show
  • 1 Short cultural break at Lamego
  • All the insurances required by Turismo de Portugal


  • Personal expenses 
  • Tips
  • Flights or other means of transportation used to get to the starting point of the itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees (available to purchase at the entrance)
  • Other services not included in the itinerary

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to confirmation according to availability. You will receive an email with the details of the reservation and after that (in a 48h period), a confirmation email.
  • The confirmation Voucher includes complete information about the tour operator including contacts and directions.
  • Reservation guaranteed with a credit card number.
  • Tax is already included according to the legal tax in Portugal.
  • Any supplements are paid separately.
  • Payment: 50% of the total amount of the tour in the booking confirmation. 50% of the total amount of the tour at 45 days prior to the beginning of the tour. Or 100% of the total amount of the tour in the booking confirmation if less than 45 days prior to the beginning of the tour.
  • Cancellation: Cancellations up to 45 days prior the Tour: Non-refundable deposit (up to € 1.000 the deposit will be the total amount). Cancellations less than 45 days prior the Tour or no show: 100% of the total booking will be charged.
  • No show: 100% of the total booking price will be charged.
  • In the case of a force majeure event (are considered effects of force majeure event as follows: natural phenomena, natural disasters, fires, heavy rains, floods, volcanic eruptions, traffic accident, hostilities or any local or national emergencies; invasions; obedience to any order or application of any competent authority or any other public authority, decision or government intervention, military action, revolutions, strikes, civil disorder, transport reduction; closed airports or any other event, circumstance or exceptional and catastrophic emergency that makes it impossible, illegal or prevents customers traveling) the company WINTP - Wine Tourism in Portugal Lda. will not be held responsible for customers affected by the force majeure event, nor shall reimburse, or shall pay any fees, costs, expenses or any other value, booking changes or cancellations, per: a) any cancellation or change of reservation made by customers because of the force majeure event or; b) because it was not used part of the reserve due to the force majeure event.

Day 1: Discover the Douro Valley

An English speaking Chauffeur will be waiting for you in a deluxe vehicle at the airport. Be welcome to Portugal and enjoy the scenic 2-hour road trip to the Douro Valley. 

Check-in at Six Senses Douro Valley. Located in the beautiful Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Six Senses Douro Valley is touched by the romance of the 19th century architecture and is happily married with the contemporary interiors that reflect the inimitable style of the Six Senses.  

Then, you will enjoy a unique Chef's Table experience at Six Senses Restaurant. 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 courses 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.

End of day.

Day 2: Workshop 

Wake up to the beautiful Douro landscape and recharge your batteries with a fantastic breakfast at the hotel.

The Chauffeur is waiting for you at the Hotel lobby.

You will discover Quinta da Pacheca Cellar. The Quinta 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 17th April 1738, where it is called "the Pacheca". Enjoy the guided visit to the Vineyards and cellar with a wine tasting of Douro and Port wines.

After the visit, delight yourself with the delicacies that the Wine House Hotel has for your Lunch, led by the Chef of the Quinta da Pacheca Wine House. You will have a Traditional Cuisine Workshop. With this activity, you are expected to interact with the Chef participating in the preparation of the chosen option, learning or developing your knowledge of the Portuguese culture through gastronomy.  Enjoy the tasty labor of love you just performed.

Then, you will enjoy a cultural break in Lamego. The culture, architecture, heritage, historical center justify a visit. You should visit Lamego Museum, an astounding collection of ancient art and artifacts, including a fully reconstructed chapel dripping with gold, is displayed within the walls of an 18th century bishop’s palace. Among the many highlights are the set of paintings by one of Portugal’s most renowned painters, Grão Vasco, 16th century Flemish tapestries that depict the Greek legend of Oedipus and colorful 17th Century panels Azulejos (painted tiles) and Lady of Remedies Shrine in Lamego. From one of the central avenues in Lamego, climb to the top of the hill up an imposing baroque staircase with 686 steps ending in a shrine built in the rocaille style in the mid-eighteenth century for the worship of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, although it was not completely finished until 1905. The same Nicolau Nasoni who painted the cathedral ceilings designed some of the baroque works that decorate this monument.

Next stop will be at Quinta do Vallado. The cellar that combines the latest technology with high-quality architecture is one of the highlighted places to visit in the Douro Valley. The 70 ha. (172 ac.) of the Quinta do Vallado vineyards are mostly based on the slopes of schist soil, facing south and west, allowing an optimal maturation of the grapes, profiting from the Mediterranean climate. Quinta do Vallado and its leaders, João Ferreira Álvares Ribeiro, Francisco Ferreira and Francisco Olazabal, all descendent of Dona Antónia, have reached a very high level, recognized by several national and international entities. Deepen your wine knowledge in a tour to the Winery and Wine Cellar with a Quinta do Vallado Wines Tasting.

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Day 3: Renowned Quintas in the Douro Valley

Breakfast at the hotel.

The Chauffeur is waiting for you at the Hotel lobby.

The visit to Quinta do Crasto and Quinta Nova is one of the Highlights of this Tour.

You will discover Quinta do Crasto. Out of 1,500 wineries nominated around the world for the World’s Best Vineyard, Quinta do Crasto was selected as the #4 top vineyard worldwide. Enjoy a traditional lunch prepared with products from the property. The meal starts with appetizers usually served in the swimming pool area (designed by architect Souto Moura winner of the Pritzker Prize in 2011) a water mirror with breathtaking scenery. The recipes belong to the family and the dishes are carefully harmonized. Visit the famous old vineyards, winery and beautiful warehouse barrels, which matured table wines and premium Port wines. One of the biggest recognitions received by this Quinta came in 2008, when the magazine Wine Spectator considered the Quinta do Crasto Reserva Old Vines 2005 from vines with 70 years, the third best wine in the world, giving it a 95 rating in one hundred points.

After this excellent experience you will visit Quinta Nova Luxury Winery House "one of the 9 must-see wineries in the world" - distinguished by American Airlines. Precisely 250 years agowas harvesting their first grapes. This is, undoubtedly, one of the oldest wineries in the Douro region, producing Port wine for the estate and for many other plots of farmers and neighbouring estates, given its large size. You will visit in detail all production of wines, the vineyard, the winery of 1764, the underground wine cellar and end your visit with a Reserve wine tasting.

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Day 4: Private Douro River Cruise

Breakfast at the Hotel.

The Chauffeur is waiting for you at the Hotel lobby.

You will enjoy a private Douro River Cruise in a sailboat. Douro-à-Vela offers you a new way of discovering Douro, a region of heritage, landscapes and wines that are unique in the world. Feel like a true sailor from ancient times on board of the sailing ship Libertu's. Experience a moment of joy and connection with nature. 

Your lunch is waiting at DOC Restaurant. Led by Michelin Starred Chef Rui Paula, with modern and creative gastronomy, with Douro flavors. It’s a place of enormous beauty, blending the grandeur of the vineyard-covered mountains and the serenity of the Douro river and the riverside villages, only awakened by the passage of the train. DOC serves as a window on this breathtaking scenery, making every meal a unique and special moment.

After lunch, we will take you to Real Companhia Velha's crown jewel and the largest wine producing estate in the Douro region, Quinta das Carvalhas. The Vintage Tour is a visit to the Vineyards accompanied by the Quinta das Carvalhas Agricultural Engineer. Join this tour and appreciate direct contact with nature in the vines, Mediterranean forests, and gardens, alongside the people who work them. We offer the chance to see the Douro through the eyes of a local and to relish the greatness of the region with a detailed explanation of everything happening at the Quinta. The tour finishes at the wine shop for a tasting of the top Wines of Carvalhas partnered with a platter of cheeses and finishing with a glass of Port.

Drop-off at the hotel in Porto.

Check-in at The Yeatman Hotel. Occupying a commanding hillside position on the south bank of the River Douro, every room at The Yeatman Hotel enjoys breathtaking, panoramic views over the historic center of Porto. It is wine lovers heaven and the prime destination for those wishing to explore the pleasures of Porto and Port Wine, the great classic wine for which the city of Porto is famous.

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Day 5: Discover Porto - World Heritage Site

Wake up at the beautiful Porto landscape and enjoy a fantastic breakfast at the Hotel. Take your time to enjoy the fabulous hotel.

On your own, by foot, head towards the city of Porto through the Luiz I Bridge. Enjoy the amazing views and get to know the riverbanks of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

Lunch will be served at a very cozy restaurant, the Traça Restaurant. A restaurant inspired by traditional cuisine of Iberian influence, with a retro decor based on materials such as iron, wood and tile and using antique pieces and furniture, near the most important Heritage in the city.

Then, meet with the certified private Guide who will show you the highlights of the city of Porto, beginning in the historic center we will take you to the Clérigos Tower, designed and decorated by the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni, located near Lello Bookstore, considered by Lonely Planet one of the three most beautiful bookstores in the world. Across Aliados Avenue, you will find São Bento Railway Station, where you can observe its twenty thousand painted tiles, depicting historical landmarks. Continue to Santa Catarina street where is located the shopping district of the city center, the Bolhão Market, one of the oldest and most traditional markets in the city and the Majestic Café, a place where you must stop, visit and taste the famous “rabanada”. After enjoying one of the most beautiful views of the Douro River from Porto Cathedral, you will visit the Stock Exchange Palace of Porto, Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange), the building with the most different architectural styles in Porto. Last but not least, you should visit the Church of Saint Francis that is the most prominent Gothic monument in Porto, being also noted for its outstanding Baroque inner decoration. Decorated with exuberant gilt woodwork or gold leaf “talha dourada”.

After the walking tour, you will be transferred to the Hotel.

End of day

Day 6: Become a truly connaisseur of the Port Wine history

Breakfast at the hotel.

By the riverside, within a 15 minute walking distance from the hotel, you will visit one of the oldest Port Wine Cellar in the world – Ferreira Cellars. Go back to the origins of the Portuguese soul and traditions and discover more about the Dona Antónia, the woman, in the man times, who gave Ferreira its name and prestigious. For small groups, a private visit to the "Hall of Belongings of D. Antonia" and Ferreirinha Museum. Commented wine tasting of five Port Wines Ferreirinha in the "Old Bar", a tasting room with characteristics of the XIX century.

Then, head to the award-winner Graham's Port Lodge, from the Symington family. Graham’s is still a working cellar. No visit to the Lodge will pass without hearing the sounds of the Coopers’ hammers or seeing the lodge collecting samples for the tasting room. The building currently houses over 2,000 pipes (oak casks) and 40 tonels and balseiros (large oak vats) of aging Port wine, as well as extensive cellars of Vintage Port, aging in bottle. Here you will have a private tasting in a vintage room. You will have a Tour and Tasting of Graham’s Six Grapes, 30 Years Old Tawny and Vintage 2000.

Return to the riverbank, you will have a different and enriching experience at Calém Wine Cellars. The Calém brand distinguishes itself in the market for the exceptional quality of its wines, consistency and its century-old history. Its cellars have a great reputation in the wine sector and they stand out as a world reference - One of the most visit cellars in the world. The two greatest icons on the Portuguese culture came together to provide you a different and pleasant evening. You will have a guided tour to the Cálem Cellar and to its ancient traditions, followed by a tasting of Port Wine: White and Special Reserve. Enjoy a Fado concert, with a male and a female voice, accompanied on the traditional way by a Portuguese Guitar and a Classic Guitar.

After the fado experience, you will be transferred to the Hotel

End of day

Day 7: Last day

Breakfast at the Hotel followed by Check-out.

You will be transferred to Porto International Airport (OPO).

End of the Tour

Highlights:

  • Stay at the Six Senses Douro Valley
  • Renowned wineries in the Douro Valley
  • Savor the traditional regional menu at Quinta do Crasto
  • Private Douro River Cruise in a sailboat
  • Portuguese gastronomy
  • Visits to the top Port Wine Cellars

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