Straight after breakfast at your hotel we will start our tour to Vila Real, that’s the capital of the region of " Trás -os- Montes " located on the side of Monumental Marão Mountains This is the best starting point in discovering commence of the Porto vine to Porto.
The River Douro rises in Spain and flows more or less east / west across Northern Portugal reaching the sea at Portugal's second city, Oporto. Once a fast flowing river of rapids and narrow ravines it has been tamed over the past 25 years by the construction of 8 dams along its length giving it, in most places, a tranquil, lake-like appearance.
On this tour you will visit Douro Demarcated Region. That region was classified by UNESCO as "World Heritage" and linked to the production of wine for 2,000 years
Lunch with tasting of Porto vine in one of the most famous place " Quinta da Pacheca "one of the oldest properties in the Douro and a pioneer in the bottling of their own wine brand. Quinta da Pacheca also has a unique, almost flat vineyard area, unlike most of the Douro “quintas”.
Then we will discover a unique and refreshing "Green wine." With discovery of one of the most famous producers of this exceptional Portuguese vine is " Quinta da Aveleda” Founded in 1671, Aveleda is a family-owned winery with more than 300 years of winemaking tradition.
On this tour you will visit Amarante, you will certainly be impressed by two imposing natural features: the great Serra do Marão rising above the city in a series of majestic landscapes and the river Tâmega, the longest tributary of the river Douro.
Make your way back to your coach and relax on your journey to your hotel.