Taste of the Douro

A Taste of the Douro

Day 1 Porto

On arrival into Porto you are met and transferred to your hotel. Free time. Overnight The Yeatman Hotel.

Day 2 Porto - Lamego

Enjoy a morning tour of Porto including visits to several cellars with wine tasting. Free time for lunch. Mid afternoon departure to Lamego. An attractive town within the demarcated port wine growing area, Lamego also produces wines, including Raposeira, Portugal's premier sparkling wine. Overnight Aquapura Douro Valley.

Day 3 Lamego - Pinhao - Lamego

A full day tour today to Pinhao and Alto Douro visiting Quinta do Panascal where you will enjoy a guided audio tour followed by a tasting of Siroco, an extra dry white port. Quinta do Panascal dates back to the 18th century and is the most important wine estate of the prestigious Port Wine Company "Fonseca". Free time for lunch. Continue onto Quinta do Seixo. Tour of the winery, the wine cellar and robotic lagars (automatic wine presses). Finish with a tasting of selected vintage wines in a room with a spectacular panoramic view of Douro! Return back to Lamego. Overnight Aquapura Douro Valley.

Day 4 Lamego - Vila Real - Porto

After your breakfast you will be driven to Vila Real for a visit to Mateus Palace and their wonderful gardens, including a tasting of 3 Porto Wines. Head to Amarante for free time at leisure for lunch and at around 1500hrs, travel to Quinta da Aveleda in Penafiel, a national monument since 1910. The tour takes you through the impressive gardens, complete with acacias, mimosas and shady oaks and a large lake. Visit the vines and the bottling plant and taste two of their famous green wines. After an exciting day you will return back to The Yeatman Hotel in Porto. Evening free. Overnight The Yeatman Hotel.

Day 5 Porto

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport...our services end here.