Douro, Port & Moscatel Tour
In this Tour we will visit the oldest Demarcated Region of the World (1756), which was considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001 - the Douro region. With this itinerary we want you to understand what the Douro has to offer: unparalleled landscapes and the famous Port Wine, but also different types of wine such as the Moscatel and Douro DOC Wine, as well as Olive Oil and other delicacies.
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Discover the Douro Valley and visit different wine estates, taste Moscatel wine, DOC Douro Wine, Port wine, Douro Olive Oil and Nuts with this full-day tour.
You will be picked-up in Porto and start the journey East towards Amarante. Here you will visit the Saint Gonçalo Church and learn about the interesting architecture that draws from several different styles. Gain insight into the religious references found in those architectural styles that lends to its uniqueness. Now delight your palate with some delicious local pastries!
Head to the first wine estate of the day in the heart of the Douro region, in Favaios, where they specialise in Moscatel wine; a golden wine with delicious flavour and subtle aroma. Enjoy the complexity of this dessert wine that blends the Muscat grapes of the region with a variety of fruits.
Next, stop in the historical Village of Pinhão. Enjoy a regional lunch at a local restaurant paired with Douro House Wine.
Take in the view of the river on the way to the next Estate. You will get to know a family run Wine Estate that is a beautiful example of the range of extraordinary products you can get in the Valley as they produce Douro DOC and Port Wine, Olive Oil and Nuts! Learn about the delicious port wine that has given the Douro Valley its reputation throughout the world. Understand how the effects of the region's climate and rich soil influence the grapes and learn about the special storage techniques that result in these distinctive flavours. Also you will hear about the preparation of both unfortified and fortified wines. Then it is time to enjoy your last wine tasting of the trip
On our way back we still get a chance of visiting one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the region. Return to Porto where you can be dropped at a preferred place or taken back to your accommodation.