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Address: Duruelo de la Sierra, Spain
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Activities: Wine tasting
Description: The Duoro valley landscape is dominated with vineyards plus other...
The Duoro valley landscape is dominated with vineyards plus other interesting places to explore such as ruined castles, crumbling monasteries, shady forests and river beaches.
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Portugal's Douro will surprise and amaze you.

We spent 2 fun filled days traveling through the scenic Douro Valley, with its lushly sculpted shelves and narrow twisting roads. We stopped at a few quintas (wineries) along the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We spent 2 fun filled days traveling through the scenic Douro Valley, with its lushly sculpted shelves and narrow twisting roads. We stopped at a few quintas (wineries) along the way to tour the vineyards and sample the wines. From Pinhão, we opted for a 2-hour scenic boat cruise on the Douro in a traditional Rabello boat. You learn history... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our best day in northern Portugal! We went on this beautiful tour to the Douro Valley with an amazing guide. Our guide Pepe (Pedro) was enthusiastic and very motivated. On the driveway to the Douro Valley we were told all about the history of Portugal and what it was like to be living in Portugal. We were listening to fado... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A splendid day touring the Douro Valley. Spectacular scenery from the mountains to the river. Quaint villages with pretty housing. A visit to the vineyards is a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A friend of mine recommended this tour, and i was not disapointed. Our guide, Jose, was really nice, and he knew alot of history and facts about the port wine district. I would recommend him as a guide if you want to do this tour. We got picked up from our hotel and after a 1,5 hour drive, with stories... More 

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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We spent 3 days in the Douro Valley & could have spent more. The Quintas (vineyards), scenery, The river ... The wine & the food were all fabulous. We drove around all the roads even the narrow ones through the vineyards. Met some great people & many laughs. We stayed in casa da Rui in Tabuaco ... The most amazing... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We, a family of 4, took this tour on 26th May. Our guide, Alex, was knowledgeable with good command of English, but arrived very late to pick us up. The time given to us was 8-8.30 am, but he arrived past 9 am; and that too after several calls by our hotel frontdesk. On arrival, he made lame, unconvincing excuses... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We booked a small group tour through Viator (operated by CoolTour Oporto) for the Douro valley. Our guide (Peter) arrived at our accommodations in Porto right on time an we were soon underway. Overall our tour included 4 couples, all English speaking. Peter was accommodating, very knowledgeable, and fluent in English. Basically, the tour consists of a 90 minute ride... More 

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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We recently stayed in the valley at Quinta Do Vallado. we took a boat trip from Pinhao on the Pipadouro which was fabulous and I highly recommend this if you visit the area. contrary to what a previous reviewer wrote, the area is full of places to eat and drink and the prices are far lower than in London or... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I are currently visiting the Douro, we have found it beautiful incredible landscapes....breathtaking views etc etc... Be warned the Douro region is very pricey to eat and drink be prepared to pay for a 2 course meal with good wine between €60 and €90. We have found that most of prices are very similar in some places... More 

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Prague
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I have been living in Europe for over a year and generally enjoy a good tour and have been on a number of them. This Douro Valley Small-Group Tour was undoubtedly the most enjoyable. The Viator tour consisted of my husband, three daughters (in their early twenties) and myself. We were picked up at our hotel by our two guides,... More 

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Address: Duruelo de la Sierra, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Soria  >  Duruelo de la Sierra

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