Wonders Of North Portugal

Family Holiday | Active Vacation | Culture Immersion | Small Group Journey
Wonders Of North Portugal

Itinerary

 Day 1 - Arrival

Welcome to Portugal! Upon arrival at Porto Airport, private transfer to your accommodation. Overnight in Porto. 

 Day 2 - Porto

Embark yourself in a full day exploration of Oporto, voted Best European Destination 2012 by the European citizens. This is also known as “Cidade Invicta” (unvanquished city). His distinct and unique character gave Porto a World Heritage classification. Aligned with the river Douro, rich in contrasts and well-preserved treasures, the ancient city of the Port of immeasurable beauty. After a walking tour of the heart of the town, enjoy a tasty lunch. The tour will end with a relaxing cruise of the Six Bridges.
Overnight in Porto.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 3 - Medieval Gems: Braga & Guimaraes

Join a small group excursion to Minho, visiting Braga and Guimarães, where medieval vibes transport you through old streets and iconic monuments like castles and palaces. Braga, once a Roman city, witnessed a tumultuous history before becoming a Christian center. Its Se, the oldest in Portugal, holds great historical significance. Guimarães, a UNESCO World Heritage city, played a pivotal role in the founding of Portugal by D. Afonso Henriques, boasting medieval and sixteenth-century architecture.
Overnight in Porto.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 4 - Oporto - Douro Valley

The morning is free to enjoy Oporto.
In the afternoon, meet your private driver and transfer to Douro Valley.
Upon arrival, enjoy a good local dinner.
Overnight in Douro Valley
Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

 Day 5 - Douro Valley Exploration

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the Douro Valley, Portugal's wine heartland. Start your day fron your hotel, nestled along the Douro River, where the serene ambiance sets the tone for the day. As you meander through terraced vineyards, the landscape tells tales of centuries-old wine traditions. Next, venture to Lamego, a town steeped in history and culture. Marvel at the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, with its baroque architecture and iconic staircase. Wander the town's cobbled streets, soaking in its rich heritage.
As the morning transitions to afternoon, arrive in Pinhão, the epicenter of the Douro wine region. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch, where local gastronomy meets the finest Douro wines. Relish regional dishes, perfectly paired with wines that encapsulate the essence of the valley.
Finally, indulge in a curated wine tasting at a renowned quinta (wine estate). Savor the region's famed Port wine and other varietals, each sip echoing the valley's unique terroir.
Overnight in Douro Valley.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

 Day 6 - Douro Valley / Aveiro / Porto

Meet your driver and transfer from Douro to Oporto passing along Aveiro. Discover Aveiro's charm on a guided city tour! Cruise the picturesque canals, reminiscent of Venice, aboard a moliceiro boat. Stroll through historic neighborhoods, marveling at Art Nouveau architecture and vibrant tiles. Visit the Aveiro Museum and taste the iconic ovos moles pastry. Uncover local traditions at the fisherman's quarter, Costa Nova. Aveiro's blend of culture, history, and coastal beauty awaits your exploration. After the stop, continue to Oporto.
Overnight in Oporto.
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 7 - Departure

Breakfast and transfer to the airport or train station.
Meals : Breakfast

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Other Information

  • Tour Code : SMT004.24
  • Duration : 6 Nights/7 Days
  • Departure City : Porto, Portugal
  • Ending City : Porto, Portugal
  • Type : Private Tour
  • Departure : Guaranteed Departure
  • Grade/Difficulity : Moderate
  • Transport Mode : Car/Minivan
  • Children Allowed : Yes
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Language Offered : English
Departure Dates
February 2024 - 29
March 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
April 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
May 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
June 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
July 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
August 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
September 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
October 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
November 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Tour Includes
  •  3+1 nights in Porto
  •  2 nights Douro Valley
  •  Daily breakfast
  •  Private transfer from Porto Airport to Hotel in Porto
  •  Full Day Small Group guided visit or Porto + 6 Bridges Cruise / Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  •  Full Day Braga and Guimaraes / Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  •  Transfer from Porto to Douro Valley
  •  Dinner in Douro Valley
  •  Full day private visit of Douro Valley + wine estate visit + wine tasting and lunch. Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Douro Valley
  •  Private transfer from Douro to Oporto via Aveiro
  •  Private Guided visit of Aveiro
  •  Free time for lunch in Aveiro
  •  Private transfer from hotel in Porto to Porto Airport
  •  Digital Remote Briefing 7 days before arrival
  •  24/7 Emergency Phone to assist you during your stay
Tour Excludes
  •  Everything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
  •  City Tax to be paid at the hotels
  •  Transfer to meet the guide for your guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Return transfer at your hotel after the guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Flights are not included
  •  Personal Insurance
Notes
  •  Porto - Hotel Turim Oporto or similar
  •  Douro Valley – Hotel Quinta de Casaldronho or similar

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5 Excellent
  1. The Wonders of North Portugal tour package exceeded all expectations! From the breathtaking landscapes of the Douro Valley to the charming streets of Porto, every moment was captivating. The knowledgeable guides made history come alive at every stop, and the local cuisine was a true delight. The blend of cultural immersion and scenic beauty was simply unparalleled. This tour offered an unforgettable glimpse into the rich heritage and natural splendor of North Portugal. An absolute must for any traveler seeking authentic experiences!

  2. North Portugal captivates with its breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and warm hospitality. The hotels were comfortable, the guide knowledgeable, and the transportation seamless, enhancing the marvels of this stunning region.