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Porto & the Douro Valley

From £1,220.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
4.6
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Porto & the Douro Valley

  • Explore the Ribeira, Porto’s old town and a World UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Take the train from Porto to Pinhão, renowned for its outstanding views
  • Follow trails through vineyards and traditional white-washed villages
  • Enjoy wine-tasting at renowned local wineries in the Douro region
  • End your journey on a scenic Douro River boat cruise from Regua to Porto
From the World UNESCO Heritage Site of the Ribeira, Porto’s old town, to the green and gold geometric landscapes of the Douro River Valley, this area of northern Portugal offers a unique sensory experience, where the pace of life has been unchanged for centuries. Follow trails through this timeless terrain, visit local wineries that are over a century old and encounter traditional white-washed villages that cling to the hillsides. Enjoy the captivating landscapes of wine terraces with a train journey from Porto to Pinhão, and during a boat cruise along the Douro River. A visit to Portugal isn't complete without experiencing rural accommodations within the grounds of the vineyards, where a traditional warm Portuguese welcome awaits.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Porto Day 2 Discover Old Porto, train ride to Pinhão Day 3 Walk from Pinhão to Vilarinho São Romão 5.2 miles / 8.4 km Day 4 Walk from Vilarinho São Romão to Alijó 9.9 miles / 16 km Day 5 Walk from Alijó to Casal de Loivos 8.7 miles / 14 km Day 6 Walk from Casal de Loivos to Pinhão; transfer to Regua 5.1 miles / 8.2 km Day 7 River Douro Cruise back to Porto Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 12kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 12kg is equivalent to 5 bunches of flowers (grown in the Netherlands). Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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