Porto City and Douro Off The Beaten Track Parsons

from £977 pp

4 Nights / 5 Days

Private Group of up to 8

Porto City and Douro Off The Beaten Track Parsons

from £977 pp

What You'll Do

On this immersive break in Porto you will get under the skin of this wonderful city and also have chance to venture into the Douro region, a site for wine production for over 2000 years, with centuries old wine making traditions. It is a UNESCO Heritage Site, and this is your chance to experience incredible culture, cuisine and the region that produces some of the best wine on earth.

Your city break in Porto begins with you being picked up from the airport and transferred straight to your accommodation, where you’ll have some free time to refresh, re-energise, and get your bearings before you head off for your first wine tour.

Transfer in from the OPO Airport to Hotel
Check in to your hotel, relax, and enjoy your first evening exploring however you choose.


3h30_Vintage & Port Wine: At Vila Nova de Gaia pier you will enter a wine cellar – The Port Wine Cellars, with a stunning viewpoint to the river and the Ribeira do Porto area for a 3.5 hour vintage and Port tasting.

2h_Visit Winery Cellar (Gaia)
Transfer from the Hotel to Dinner and return
Dinner in a traditional Fado House

Your adventure takes you to the magical Douro Valley, where you’ll enjoy a beautiful train journey, time spent in a traditional winery and a wine tasting session that introduces you to the stunning wines the region produces.

Train Porto to Regua (Regular Service)
Transfer from the Regua Train Station to Qta Pacheca
WineTour/Lunch @ Quinta da Pacheca
Transfer to Porto
Taste tour – 1500
This afternoon will then be spent with a local guide as you wander the beautiful city of Porto, discovering hidden gems and the little eateries the locals use, getting you to grips with real, authentic Porto cuisine. You’ll also learn about what makes Porto, and the people that live there tick, so you feel like a true ‘Tripeiro”.
Transfer OUT from the Hotel to OPO Airport



Find out what makes Porto tick and discover local cuisine with a local guide on a food tasting tour

Take the train out to the stunning Douro Valley for a wine tasting session

Explore the hidden gems of the city thanks to the insider knowledge of your local hosts

Your Local Host:


Catherine de Freitas is passionate about sport and nature and is an
“advocate” of sustainability. She is a Certified Rock-Climbing Instructor -
UIAA of the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation and has
climbing and mountaineering as her passions.

Location Information

Your city break in Porto begins with you being picked up at the airport by your local host, who will transfer you straight to your hotel in Porto.

Your hotel is in the heart of Old Town Porto, the most beautiful and atmospheric area of the city, so is a perfect base for your free time when it comes to exploring.

As part of the break, you will take the train out to the Douro Valley region, returning on the same day to your hotel.


Eurostars Porto Douro 4* with breakfast
– Double Room W/ River View.

  • Transfers & all Transport
  • Accommodation for 4nights including breakfast
  • Guided tour of the city with your local host on day 1
  • Lunch & Wine Tasting