DOURO SECRETS

Duration : 6 days

DAY 1
ORIGIN | OPORTO
Arrival to OPORTO City at the Airport and reception by someone´s VEFA representative and transfer to the hotel in Grand Turism Bus. Dinner and acomodation in the hotel.

DAY 2
OPORTO
Breakfast and then departure to visit one of the wine cellars with an history of more than 250 years with a fabulous story and a high quality products, also a wine tasting including. Lunch. After lunch a City Tour through Oporto historical town center to see the Cathedral so called ” Sé Catedral”, also the iconic “Torre dos Clérigos”, “Igreja de São Francisco”, the famous Palace “ Palácio da Bolsa” then we will go by the beautiful coast till “Foz of the Douro river” where the river flows into the sea, Ribeira and “Avenida dos Aliados”. after this free time. Tipical dinner with an event that includes a popular dance called “Folklore”and also popular songs, all like a parade and also the amazing “FADO” alive. Return to hotel to acomodation.

DAY 3
OPORTO | RÉGUA
After breakfast departure to OPORTO riverside Pier of Ribeira boarding in a wonderfull Cruise to navigate by Douro River between the Cities of Oporto and Régua. During the trip you will contemplate stunning and wonderfull landscapes that are all over the banks of the river and listen music on board all the trip appetizers will be served and lunch follows. While you will have the chance to see the process called” eclusagem” to up and down diferent levels that means an unevenness in two dam´s one called CRESTUMA and on this one the unevenness is up to 14 meters/45,93 ft and the other one called CARRAPATELO where the unevenness is up to 35 meters/ 114,83 ft. An amazing and unforgettable experience, after that arrival to the city Régua we go to the City hotel for dinner and acomodation.

DAY 4
RÉGUA | LAMEGO
After the breakfast departure in direction of the city of Lamego one of the oldest and historic cities in Portugal where we will visit the santuary called “Santuário da Nossa Senhora dos Remédios one of the most well-known Santuary´s in Portugal that´s precisely here that occurs pilgrimages culminates with the grand procession called “Procissão do Triunfo” than you have a free time and lunch. After we will visit a Farmhouse of Douro with wine tasting included after this departure to the hotel in the city of Lamego, to dinner and accommodation.

DAY 5
RÉGUA | AMARANTE | PENAFIEL
After the breakfast departure in direction to the city Amarante city that have signs of primitive times with pilgrimages in the 16th century (séc. XVI) to be able to understand this we will do a walk tour through where we can admire the famous Church called Igreja de São Gonçalo as well the bridge of São Gonçalo also the monastery of “Santa Clara” and the Tâmega river that cross the city. Free time and lunch after we will visit the farmhouse called “Quinta da Aveleda” huge agricultural property composed by a lot of farmhouses passed from hand to hand all over the years, after this visit we go to Penafiel to the hotel for dinner and acomodation.

DAY 6
RETURN TO ORIGIN COUNTRY
After breakfast free time until the hour for the transfer to Airport for departure. 

INCLUDED

  • Transfer and transport in Grand Turism Bus as far the program;
  • Acomodation in a double/twin room in 3* ou 4* Hotel with 5 breakfast; 4 lunches, 5 dinners;
  • Guide;
  • Trips and visits according the Program: Caves Oporto Wine, Quinta da Aveleda, Douro Cruise.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Suplement for single room;
  • Turístic taxe;
  • And all that is not mentioned on the rates considered included.

General information

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Manufacturer: VEFA

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