Explore the beautiful Douro Region, a traditional place born in the culture of wine production.
Douro Valley has one of the most stunning landscapes in the world, rich for its sinuous terracing, a place where man overcame the land slopes to plant vines wich made this region to be considered a World Heritage Siteand one of the world’s oldest Demarcated Wine Region (since 1756).
You will have the opportunity to taste some of Douro’s best wines, in selected estates that show you the best of this region in terms of tradition, uniqueness and quality.
In the village of Pinhão, heart of the Douro valley, you will have the opportunity to admire the magnificent landscapes on a 50 minutes boat cruise along the river in the traditional rabelo boat, if you select it. If you preffer, you can discover deeply the village, its people and streets and skip the cruise.
During the day, you will enjoy the real Portuguese gastronomy and awarded wines, blended with knowledge, relaxation and fun!
Drop off at two drop off points (Aliados Avenue & Bolsa Palace)
River boat cruise (if option selected)
Wine and port tastings
What's Not Included
Food and drinks, unless specified
INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
ADULT: Age: 13 - 99
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Establishment with "Clean and Safe" certificate) Vehicles are cleaned (vacuum, windows, dashboard, seats disinfected every day Reduction of the maximum allowed capacity according to current legislation and General Health directorate recommendations, allow
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Not recommended for infants
Public transportation options are available nearby
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
What To Expect
The Douro Valley
The Douro Valley is a magical place where man overcome nature to create an amazing landscape where hills are covered by vines that produce a wine recognized worldwide "the Port". His a wine region like no other in the world, the wine is produced in the hill sloops where the cooperation of men hard work and nature allowed the creation of this "reino maravilhoso" (marvelous kingdow) has the poet Miguel Torga described it.
Admission Ticket Free
If you wish you can upgrade your tour with an optional 50m boat cruise on the Douro River that will allow you to admire the landscape from a different perspective. Going upstream from the village of Pinhão admire the river banks covered by vines and bordered by wine estates of some of the most know Port wine brands, before starting going back to Pinhão.
Admission Ticket Free
Best Douro tour I could have imagined
Violeta, our tour guide, was absolutely outstanding. Weird honestly can't convey how far she exceeded all expectations, which were pretty high to begin with. Her cultural, historical, and wine knowledge offered wonderful insight that she tastefully wove into the experience. Quinta de Cume in particular was a lovely, small producer winery that we loved. Violeta was friends with the wine maker, which added a whole additional layer of personal touch and authenticity to the visit there.
Perhaps most of all though she was just such a delightful, fun, and hilarious person. She wasn't just doing out her job, it was clear she was genuinely having fun with it, connecting with us as individuals, and making sure we were having a great time the whole day.
I cannot recommend this tour and Violeta enough. Unbelievable service and experience for the price. Honestly why are you still on TripAdvisor... Go book it already!
Fantastic tour guide - made the trip more incredible
Fantastic tour guide - made the trip more incredible, Violeta the tour guide is a history graduate, so the trip was made even more fantastic with all the knowledge she shared.
In reality her major could be in wine and Port as she gave so much information.
It was a small tour so perfect for me
The food and wine was incredible
Excellent tour experience
Very knowledgeable tour guide and personable. We were very happy with the wineries and the lunch was delicious. We would highly recommend it.
Small Group Douro valley tour with boat cruise and wine tastings
Debbie S, 22-09-2022
Tripadvisor booking was good as they also were communicating on the chat as to pick up location to confirm and sent and email . Hotel pick up was a must for us.
The guide Violetta was fantastic
She picked us up at the hotel.
Small group of just 5 people in a nice comfortable van with AC.
She was very knowledgeable of the region of Porto and made us comfortable from the start .
She told us what to expect on the tour and the time to travel to the Douro valley. The road was very windy and steep. She drove very careful.
The first wine tasting and olive oil stop was so beautiful !!
Then onto to the boat tour up the Douro river. Spectacular views of the vineyards.
Lunch after at perfect restaurant with table service. We are vegetarian and they accommodated our needs . Lovely pasta. Coffee, dessert.
Second was a small local owned port winery Moraccos.
Can’t say enough about this tour.
Small group is the best as personal and no waiting for the tastings and Lunch.
The tour guide made this whole tour the best for us.
Violetta is certainly in her element with her career choice. She was dynamic , funny and knew the tour operators very well. We can tell she is very respected in the tour industry.
A sublime semi-private Douro Valley Wine experience —With Mub Tours
Maria Sanchez of Mub tours (Porto) gave us a wine and Douro River experience of a lifetime! This was a semiprivate tour with only one other person. Maria drove, narrated, took us to two vineyards on opposite sides of the valley, during which we sampled reserve and grand reserve whites, reds and tawny port, some of the best we’ve ever tasted, with full narration and tours of the wine making facilities from young and knowledgeable oenologists. We were treated to a delicious gourmet lunch. I’d say Maria is one of the best and most caring, funny guides we’ve had in Spain or Portugal. I’d recommend Maria Sanchez and Mub without reservation or hesitation.
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