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.
DAY 01 | FRIDAY | OCT13
Transfer in from the OPO Airport to Hotel
Check in to your hotel, relax, and enjoy your first evening exploring however you choose.
DAY 02 | SATURDAY | OCT14
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
DAY 03 | SUNDAY | OCT15
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
DAY 04 | SUNDAY | OCT16
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”.
DAY 05 | MONDAY | OCT17
Transfer OUT from the Hotel to OPO Airport