A Taste of Porto

Step into the Traditions of Portugal

Up to 8 people
7 nights
The colourful, vibrant city of Oporto (Porto) has a magnetic atmosphere, rich in tradition. Known as the capital of the north, Porto is situated around the mouth of the river Douro, in the North of Portugal and from the Roman times, represents the main access to the Atlantic ocean, the door to the New World. A Unesco world heritage site, Porto is framed by the D. Luis I bridge, and filled with a kaleidoscope of colours, medieval streets, decadent buildings, fisherman’s boats and buzzing atmospheres. Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the river and facing Porto, offers up plenty of opportunities to sample a nice glass of port, the famous fortified wine for which the area known. The nearby Douro Valley is an enchanting wilderness, with beautiful landscapes as you cross the Douro river and travel through the endless terraced vineyards and quaint villages. This renowned wine region, in addition to producing port wine, has excellent red and white wine. To accompany your wine, you will enjoy the dining scene here that is the culinary capital of Portugal. This unique experience offers you the chance to spend the week immersed in the traditions and characteristic flavours of this wonderful region while staying in your own gorgeous, private villa surrounded by a beautiful landscape.
Portugal Douro Valley Porto

Inclusions

  • 7 nights in a beautiful villa
  • Daily maid service
  • Private Driver daily
  • Full day wine tour in the Douro Valley, visiting two cellars. Lunch and transfer included.
  • Airport transfers
  • Utilities and final cleaning included
  • Personal Travel Assistant

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1 - Arrival

You will be picked up at the airport in Porto and transferred to your villa

Day 2
Day 2 - Porto

Head into Porto to explore the colourful city

Day 3
Day 3 - Douro Valley

Head into the fascinating Douro Valley with its breathtaking terraced hillsides, enjoy tasting at 2 wineries and a delicious lunch.

Day 4
Day 4 - Braga & Guimarães

Explore these 2 cities, with landmarks such as Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga and the medieval Castle in Guimarães

Day 5
Day 5 - Vinho Verde

Head into the region where Vinho Verde is made, sampling this bubbly white local wine!

Day 6
Day 6 - Aveiro & Coimbra

Discover Aveiro, the "Venice of Portugal" and Coimbra with one of the oldest universities in Europe.

Day 7
Day 7 - Paiva Walkways

Hike on these unique walkways, immersed in nature and surrounded by incredible views.

Day 8
Day 8 - Departure

Your driver will transfer you from the villa to the airport in Porto

Inclusions

Personal Travel Assistant
A member of our staff will always be at your disposal before and during your holiday for trip details, preparation and arranging free time extra activities and services.
Daily Maid Service
Bring the hotel experience to your home. Daily maid service means you can enjoy your stay with ease and comfort.
Private Driver Service
On your free days, exploration of the region continues with a van and private driver at your disposal for up to 8 hours/200 km per day.
Airport Transfers
You will be picked up at the airport and transferred to your accommodation, as well as dropped off at the airport upon departure.
Wine Tour of Douro Valley
Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Douro Valley on this full day tour, visiting two vineyards with wine tastings and enjoying a delicious lunch.

Terms & conditions

A Taste of Porto is a vacation package of 7 nights and 8 days in a private villa located in the hills surrounding Porto. Bookings are based on availability of accommodations. Not included: Airfare, ground transportation, any free time extra activities not mentioned above. Please note that all itineraries may be subject to change.

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