DOURO VALLEY TOURISM: A GOOD IDEA FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP
The Douro Valley from Portugal is one of the most appreciated wine regions in the world. The region is considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco and it is also home to amazing natural landscapes. The Quintas (wineries) on this area are placed on rural properties and offer interesting experiences, such as spas, balloon rides, farm-to-table activities or excellent restaurants.
In this part of Portugal, travelers step back in time to an era where living off the land is natural
Photo: Douro Valley Wine Tour.
How far is Douro Valley from Porto?
One of the most marvelous regions of Portugal is only an hour and a half drive away from Porto.
If you choose a day trip from Porto to the Douro Valley, it will leave you speechless and besides you will have to pull your camera out every 10 seconds because you will definitely fell in love with it and it will be on your list of places to return to.
Why choose Douro Valley tours
By taking a Douro Valley tour, you will experience the wine culture of the area, enjoy lunch and of course taste wine from the region.
While the valley is famous as the top producer of port wines, the vineyards owners take their wines very seriously. This is due to the fact that the dramatic variations in both the orientation and altitude makes the style of the wines very different depending on the provenance of the grapes and on the intentions of the winemaker.
Photo: Douro Valley wine tour.