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Douro Valley Historical Tour with Lunch, Winery Visit with Tastings and Panoramic Cruise

Douro Valley Historical Tour with Lunch, Winery Visit with Tastings and Panoramic Cruise

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  • 9 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$95.46
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$95.46
Indulge in the Douro Valley’s luxuriant food and wine culture on this full-day small-group tour of the Douro with lunch. After departing from Porto by minibus, you’ll sweep through the Douro’s winding roads as you enter the valley. With terraced vineyards on either side of you, you’ll visit esteemed wineries and the Douro’s most captivating cities: Amarante, Lamego, Régua and Pinhão, the heart of the Alto Douro. Along the way you’ll enjoy lunch and learn about the Douro’s wine programs, people and culinary heritage.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent tour with great hosts. Awesome views and great wine tour. Francisco was a great tour guide, explained everything in Portuguese and English. Highly recommended!!"


Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting, Lunch and Optional Cruise.
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Douro Valley Small-Group Tour with Wine Tasting, Lunch and Optional Cruise.

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.36
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$113.36
Go wine tasting amid the vineyard-clad hills of the Douro Valley, a World Heritage–listed region famous for its port wine production. Feast on regional specialties with a traditional lunch in the scenic village of Pinhão and visit two wine estates for an introduction to award-winning local varietals. Upgrade your full-day tour from Porto with a sightseeing rabelo boat cruise on the Douro River. This small-group tour is limited to eight people for personalized attention from the guide.
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* A traveler said: "Great trip, Mrs. Isa, the guide was amazing. She was so nice and fun and did everything to make us have an extraordinary experience. Thank you Isa for the explanations and stories throughout the trip, the great mood that was throughout the trip and the exceptional service. This whole day has been amazing. Thank you so much"


Porto: City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise and Wine Tasting

Porto: City Tour with Six Bridges Cruise and Wine Tasting

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  • 4 hours
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$59.66
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$59.66
The UNESCO-listed beauty of Porto, the capital of northern Portugal, must be seen to be believed. Ensure you maximize your time in the city on this half-day sightseeing tour, including wine tasting and a cruise on the Douro River. In an air-conditioned coach, visit top attractions such as the Porto Cathedral, Clerigos Tower, and Avenida dos Aliados with your guide. Descend to a wine cellar to sample world-renowned Port wine and cruise beneath Porto’s famous six bridges during a boat ride. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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* A traveler said: "This was my first holiday in almost a year. Porto is beautiful and this tour shows you all the highlights, and doesn’t feel rushed. The tour guide was great. Learned so many Interesting facts and history about Porto. Hotel pick up included, and guide dropped me off where I wanted in the city. You visit the cathedral, Sao Beneto train station. Then a cruise and then Port wine tasting and tour! Such a lovely time"


The Best of Porto: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

The Best of Porto: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.65
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$30.65
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Delve into the rich history of Porto alongside a professional guide on this immersive Porto walking tour. Experience northern Portugal’s historic city of Porto, known for its curved streets and blend of Moorish and Roman influences. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic city center, explore Porto Cathedral and baroque churches, and learn how grapes traveled the Douro River to the coast where winemakers make famous Port (fortified wine).
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* A traveler said: "We highly recommend this 3 hour walking tour. Our private guide Teresa was wonderful. We especially enjoyed her perspective on Porto and Portugal overall."


Porto: Guimarães and Braga Day Trip
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Porto: Guimarães and Braga Day Trip

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  • 9 hours
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$101.43
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$101.43
Journey to two of Portugal’s northernmost cities, Guimarães and Braga, on this immersive guided day trip from Porto, including lunch. Meet your expert guide and set out for Guimarães, an UNESCO World Heritage-listed town. See the 10th-century castle and the Dukes of Braganza Palace. Enjoy a satiating lunch at a local restaurant. Next, venture to Braga, where you will learn about its extensive Roman history from your informative guide. This is a great tour for Portuguese and European history buffs.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was astounding! She spoke many languages fluently, was as knowledgeable as a history professor, was an exceptionally talented driver, and was super fun and engaging. I was amazed how many places we fit into a single day. From cathedrals, to convents, to castles (all with fascinating histories and legends). Yet, we never felt rushed or short of time. Each stop allows for a healthy amount of "free time" where you can explore the area how you'd prefer, after a brief but comprehensive introduction from your guide. I'd highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in history, architecture, or even just looking for some beautiful spots to photograph."


Douro Valley Wine Tour: Visit to Three Vineyards with Wine Tastings and Lunch

Douro Valley Wine Tour: Visit to Three Vineyards with Wine Tastings and Lunch

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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.43
Price varies by group size
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Price varies by group size
Taste the beauty of Portugal’s wine during this full-day tour to the Douro Valley. Visit local vineyards where you taste world-class wines while admiring scenic views from the Douro’s terraced vineyards. Learn about the Douro Valley’s wine production process from the winemakers themselves. Satiate your appetite with a traditional lunch in the charming village of Pinhão. And of course, try Portugal’s famous port wines.
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* A traveler said: "We had a great tour with Steve! He was very knowledgeable about Portugal and the wine of the Douro Valley. He was engaging and created a fun atmosphere where our whole tour group was able to bond (and we even hung out with our new friends after the tour!). Highly recommend this experience! Lunch was delicious and all the wineries were beautiful."


Porto: Santiago de Compostela and Valença do Minho Day Trip with Lunch
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Porto: Santiago de Compostela and Valença do Minho Day Trip with Lunch

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  • 11 hours
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$131.26
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$131.26
Venture from Porto to Spain on this day trip to  Santiago de Compostela and the sacred pilgrimage route, St James Way. For centuries pilgrims have made their way along this historic path and on this tour you can glean a part of their experience with a knowledgeable guide. Visit the sacred sites of Santiago de Compostela, like the city’s famous cathedral, as well as the UNESCO World-Heritage-listed Old Town. On your way back to Porto, stop at the charming Valença do Minho, dominated with a fortress of two towers and a double great wall projected in the Vouban style, in Portugal.
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* A traveler said: "We move to Santiago de compostela riding in a very fast car with Ricardo as our driver and tour guide. He was good in driving while narrating the history of Porto and the places we have to visit. He speaks fluent english. We will look for him the next time we visit again Portugal."


Porto: Douro Valley Wine Tour Including Lunch
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Porto: Douro Valley Wine Tour Including Lunch

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  • 10 hours
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$107.39
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$107.39
Indulge in the world-renowned wineries of Portugal’s Douro Valley on this guided day trip from Porto.  Visit two stunning wineries nestled into the valley, each with their own sweeping views and high-end wines. Learn about the vast array of varietals grown and fermented here, including Portugal’s legendary Port wine and ‘vinho verde.’ Gain insider insight into the local cultivation practices from the winemakers themselves and enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch.
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* A traveler said: "excellent trip - guide was informative, great view during lunch, tastings, ac on the bus- would recommend as a fun day trip"


Port Wine Lodges Tour Including 7 Wine Tastings

Port Wine Lodges Tour Including 7 Wine Tastings

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.90
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$45.90
Appease your thirst for Port and learn about its production during this half-day tour in Porto. With your wine expert guide, visit multiple wine lodges and taste various Ports; learn how to identify the difference between Port families and how to taste them like a professional. Visit an interactive museum and a traditional wine cellar to learn about the history, harvest, and production of the wines of the Douro Valley. All tastings included.
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* A traveler said: "Alex was super knowledgeable about the port wines and how they are produced as well as the history of Porto / Gaia. Also very funny and easy to spend 4 hours with. Bonus points for remembering everyone’s name in the 13 person tour."


Private Douro Valley Tour - Visit Three Wineries with Wine Tastings and Lunch

Private Douro Valley Tour - Visit Three Wineries with Wine Tastings and Lunch

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$226.72
Price varies by group size
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$226.72
Price varies by group size
Taste your way around Douro Valley on this wine and food tour. It's a small-group tour, so you have excellent access to your guide if you have questions about the local delicacies. Take the stress out of transport planning, as your private vehicle takes you between dispersed wineries where you can enjoy different styles of wine, olive oil, and nuts and have a regional lunch in the historic village of Pinhão.
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* A traveler said: "This tour was everything we imagined it to be and more! Ana, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed every stop and all of the scenery. Each tasting just got better and better with every stop! We hope to one day bring friends back to enjoy it!"


Essential Porto Walking Tour
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Essential Porto Walking Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.67
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$22.67
See only the best of Porto on this essential guided walking tour. With the help of your expert guide, explore Porto’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover Porto’s most exciting sites, such as the Clerigos Tower and the Sao Bento Railway Station. See the city through the eyes of a local and enjoy a leisurely stroll.
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* A traveler said: "Our guide was great! She was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful... we really enjoyed learning about the city and would recommend this trip!"


Guimarães and Braga Small Group Tour with Lunch and Entries from Porto
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Guimarães and Braga Small Group Tour with Lunch and Entries from Porto

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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.39
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$107.39
Uncover the charm of Portugal’s two oldest cities on this full-day tour of Guimarães and Braga from Porto. In the Roman city of Braga, home to the oldest archdiocese in Portugal, visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus and see the city’s historic cathedral, which dates back to the 11th century. After a relaxing lunch break that will certainly allow you to enjoy the pleasures of the cuisine of the north of Portugal, it will be time to continue towards Guimarães. Visit the medieval village of Guimarães, the birthplace of the nation and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Walk through the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança and the Guimarães Castle and wander the ancient streets and city squares.
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* A traveler said: "Such a charming town - Braga with wonderful shops and magnificent gardens - the flowers were all in bloom. The history of the town was explained by our terrific tour guide Marcia. We had a wonderful lunch at Diana Restaurant just a short walk from the main church. Buy your linens from the shop in front left of the church - very good quality and very reasonable prices. our second town was Guimaraes - a medieval castle and another lovely town to stroll and buy a coffee or pastry before heading back to Lisbon. in between these two towns was a stop Confraria do Bom Jesus do Monte - to visit another beautiful church and beautiful architecturally designed waterfalls. we even got to see a beautiful bride enter the church for her wedding."


Aveiro & Costa Nova Half Day Tour from Porto with Moliceiro River Cruise

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Aveiro & Costa Nova Half Day Tour from Porto with Moliceiro River Cruise

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.64
$50.71
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$50.71
$5.07 savings
Cruise the romantic waterways of Aveiro on this half-day tour from Porto. After a convenient pickup from your central Porto hotel, journey to Aveiro, where you’ll glide through its scenic canals in a traditional “moliceiro” boat and see how it earned the name “Venice of Portugal.” Admire the colorful tiled facades on the local Costa Nova buildings and learn about how this postcard-perfect village came to be from your guide. You’ll even get to try the “soft eggs,” a local dessert.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide, Claudia, was terrific! Enjoyed the half day. Loved the itinerary. The boat ride in Aveiro was very nice…learned a lot."


Porto Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Optional River Cruise and Wine Tasting

Porto Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Optional River Cruise and Wine Tasting

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$18.26
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$18.26
Discover Porto’s best historical sights during this Porto hop-on hop-off tour with optional river cruise and wine tasting, valid for 48 hours. Whether you like historic castles, delectable port wine, or the scenic coast, this tour has a stop for everyone. Experience the best of northern Portugal on two routes exploring Porto and nearby beach towns of Vila Nova de Gaia and Matosinhos. As always, hop-on hop-off allows you ample time to savor attractions as long as you wish.
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* A traveler said: "Perfect introduction so u get a quick overview of the City. I highly recommend booking the boat cruise and the wine tasting. Definitely worth it if u spend 2 or 3 days and u want to make the most of it!"


Porto: Fatima and Coimbra Day Trip
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Porto: Fatima and Coimbra Day Trip

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.36
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$113.36
Explore one of Portugal’s most holy sites, Fatima, and the university town of Coimbra on this insightful day trip from Porto. Get out of Porto’s city limits and discover the wealth of cultural experience nearby. In Fatima, learn about the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary and the alleged Virgin Mary apparitions that have happened here. Immerse yourself in the local religious culture by attending mass at the basilica inside the sanctuary. After, enjoy time in Coimbra, where you will see many university students during an informative walking tour.
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* A traveler said: "Had a wonderful day touring to Fatimah and Coimbra. All day tour worth the time and money. You won't regret it..."


Private Porto Secrets Walking Tour With free Port Wine Tasting

Private Porto Secrets Walking Tour With free Port Wine Tasting

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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.86
Price varies by group size
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$23.86
Price varies by group size
Immerse yourself in one of Europe’s most magical cities during this 4-hour walking tour of Porto. Your friendly, professional guide will meet you in the city’s center and take you through its rich history and culture, starting with the magnificent cathedral. Wander through the Treasure Museum before heading through the Jewish Quarter to Riberia Square. You’ll get to see the stock exchange palace up close and personal before feasting on a delicious Portuguese lunch. Sip on traditional Port wine during a wine tasting and marvel at the striking Santa Clara Church, among other stops. Your tour ends back at the historic city center.
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* A traveler said: "Ana Paula knows her her city and country! Her historical knowledge is extensive and detailed. She answered our questions comfortably and easily. We mostly wandered through and around the Jewish Quarter and Riberia Square and ended with a lovely River Cruise."


Douro Valley Tour: Wine Tasting, Lunch & River Cruise
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Douro Valley Tour: Wine Tasting, Lunch & River Cruise

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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.39
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$107.39
This guided tour of Douro Valley gives you a full day in the Portuguese countryside. Learn invaluable cultural information from your guide, and travel with ease, as all transport is organized for you. The day has so many wonderful inclusions, making it the ultimate hassle-free experience—visit wine estates for tastings, have a local lunch, enjoy a panoramic cruise, and sample local olive oil too. 
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* A traveler said: "We had a great day in the Douro valley! Patricia our guide picked us up at our door and drove us to visit 3 wineries where we learned about and drank port as well as tasting olive oil and honey. We had a super lunch at a vineyard overlooking the grapes! Patricia went above and beyond to make our tour memorable and completely enjoyable."


Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto

Best of Braga and Guimaraes Day Trip from Porto

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  • 9 hours
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$71.59
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$71.59
Discover the beauty of one of Portugal’s most underrated regions on this full-day guided tour of Minho from Porto. Located in Northern Portugal, Minho is known for its bucolic countryside, lush terrain, vineyards, and delicious cuisine. Spend the day exploring it all with the help of a knowledgeable guide, including eating a memorable lunch at a local restaurant. Visit two cities, Guimaraes and Braga, to get to know the heart of the region.
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* A traveler said: "Our trip to Braga and Guimaraes was an absolute delight. Our tour guide Nuno Mendes was incredibly knowledgeable! He was definitely an asset to us all on the trip. We saw so much yet the itinerary is so well planned that it felt so well paced and relaxing. We had enough time to see everything including free time to explore the monasteries, Braga's historic district and the old cobblestone streets or Guimaraes. I highly recommend this trip to anyone looking to explore this beautiful area of Northern Portugal. You will be in awe the whole time!!"


Douro Valley Tour: Wine Tasting, River Cruise and Lunch From Porto with Pickup

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Douro Valley Tour: Wine Tasting, River Cruise and Lunch From Porto with Pickup

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  • 9 hours
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$96.35
$101.43
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$96.35
$101.43
$5.08 savings
The Douro Valley’s landscapes are replete with vineyards and bounteous produce: sip and sample the best of the region’s culinary offerings on this full-day tour from Porto which includes a boat ride on the Douro River. Alongside your guide, visit wine estates and spectacular viewpoints. See, too, the beauty of the Douro River during a boat ride and enjoy lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant. Round-trip transport from Porto hotels is included on this small-group tour.
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* A traveler said: "Really enjoyed the trip, I thought the two wineries where well selected to provide a good variety and the lunch was excellent - fantastic venue and selection of food. Would really recommend!"


Complete Douro Valley Wine Tour with Lunch, Wine Tastings and River Cruise

Complete Douro Valley Wine Tour with Lunch, Wine Tastings and River Cruise

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.46
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$95.46
Explore the wine region of the Douro Valley on this immersive guided day excursion. Feast your senses on the Douro’s many magnificent wineries, restaurants, and viewpoints. More than that, visit two prime wineries where you are introduced to some of the region’s best varietals. Learn about the history of the wine heritage with the help of your guide and local winemakers. Of course, no trip to the Douro Valley would be complete without tasting a few world-class wines and a traditional Portuguese lunch.
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* A traveler said: "I went with my girlfriend for her 30th, and let me tell you this: Nuno was an absolutely amazing guide and a pleasure to be around. The places he took us in Douro Valley were beautiful and the wine tasting locations were spectacular! This trip was worth every cent!"


Premium Service-Douro Valley with Lunch,Boat and Tastings

Premium Service-Douro Valley with Lunch,Boat and Tastings

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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.06
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$130.06
Spend a day exploring the UNESCO-listed Douro Valley during this small-group wine tour that takes you through the picturesque Portuguese countryside. Your guide picks you up from your hotel and whisks you off to the valley, with stops at beautiful Peso da Regua and Pinhão. Enjoy a river cruise and lunch at a local restaurant in Pinhão. You also learn about the area's wine production with tastings at two wineries.
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* A traveler said: "Driver Pedro was very helpful . Was a very nice day spent. View of the Duoro was spectacular. Car was very comfortable. Enjoyed lunch"


Porto City Half-Day Private Tour

Porto City Half-Day Private Tour

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  • 4 hours
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$119.32
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$119.32
Price varies by group size
If you’re visiting Porto for the first time, get an intimate glimpse into Portugal’s second city during a private half-day tour—the ideal choice for visitors with limited time. A private guide ensures you receive personalized attention and tailored recommendations, while air-conditioned transport allows you to zip between highlights such as Torre & Igreja dos Clerigos and the Ribeira District with ease. Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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* A traveler said: "I knew little about Porto before this trip. The half day tour was a good introduction to the city and its rich history. I recommend it."


Porto Jewish Heritage Walking Tour
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Porto Jewish Heritage Walking Tour

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  • 3 hours
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$29.83
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Uncover another side of Portugal during this Jewish Heritage walking tour from Porto. One of the oldest Jewish communities in the world, Porto plays a unique role in Jewish history and offers a chance for an interesting cultural tour off the beaten path. A friendly local guide walks you through historic Jewish quarters, hidden synagogues and places that are popular with Jews today. See Sao Bento da Vitória Church, the Porto Cathedral, and Ribeira Square among other destinations. Never look at Portugal the same way again after this fascinating tour involving an important part of the country’s history and culture.
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* A traveler said: "Steeve was really helpful and enjoyable. We had a real good experience thanks to him. Again many thanks : we recommend."


Porto Highlights Small-Group Walking Tour

Porto Highlights Small-Group Walking Tour

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.86
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Immerse yourself in Porto’s history and learn how the city developed over the centuries on a three-hour walking tour with a small group. Your guide, an expert in history and architecture, provides insights about the buildings, ruins, battles, and occupations that formed modern day Porto. Visit the São Bento Railway station considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful, see Roman pottery and mosaics and a model of the city in the 15th century. This tour is ideal for visitors wanting to get to know Porto and its history.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. Although it was a very hot day, the tour was at a very comfortable pace for us (both in our late 50s). Excellent value!"


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