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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.
Duruelo de la Sierra, Spain
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We travelled here on a Viator guided tour, it was well organised and we saw quite a lot of the valley, including taking a boat trip along some the river. If you are anywhere near this region, you simply must visit!

Thank G_EvansWales
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We booked a day trip from Porto to the Douro Valley with CMTour. The day started at 8am with pickup at our accommodation. We picked up 6 other guests, giving us s full but comfortable load for the Toyota van, and then headed out on...More

Thank Frans_12255060
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed this tour by cool Tours arranged by Viator. Our guide Joao was welled versed and enjoyed helping us learn about Porto, Douro Vally and wine. It was about 90 minutes driving from city center to the valley. We stopped in a small...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

my friend and i drove from lisbon to douro valley and i wouldnt mind doing it again. portugal has efficient free ways with quality auto stops and friendly attendants, not snobbish and tourists can feel their sincerity although, ofcourse they are a not an english...More

Thank benebiatch
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a day trip to the Douro Valley with Cooltour in Porto. The day started with a enjoyable 90 minute drive, we stoped at several small family wineries and our tour guide was extremely informative as we learnt all about the Douro Valley wines and...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed November 9, 2015

On a raining day in Porto, my host booked a full-day Douro-valley tour for me. The weather cleared up after the first hour on the boat. We took the Milenio do Douro (the name of the boat) up the valley in the morning, stopped in...More

4  Thank Kong C
Reviewed October 14, 2015

4 of us took a private tour of the Douro Valley organized by the concierge at the Sheraton. The company we used was Transportes Nandre LDA. A full day experience with a tasting at 11am at Quinta do Bomfin (part of the Symington group) followed...More

1  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

An amazing place. We stayed at Quinta da Viega. Highly recommended. Great family atmosphere. Warm hospitality. Great wine. The view from the estate and the room is breathtaking.

1  Thank hagar5611
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...More

11  Thank Kristin C
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...More

8  Thank Daniel P
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July 22, 2018|
Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
We did a small group tour of only 8 people to the valley. You really get to see the beauty of the valley by riding up and down pass vineyards plus they know the vineyards. Definitely I would recommend a tour from Porto plus... More
July 14, 2018|
Response from Linda K | Reviewed this property |
Yes in my opinion. Depends on how many wineries. We did a small group tour (8 people) from Porto stopped in two towns that river cruises stop and went to 3 wineries.