Douro Valley

Porto and Douro. Destinations not to be missed.

By 20 July, 2019 No Comments
 

Porto is a vibrant and fascinating city, popular for its connection to Port wine and imposing bridges. In addition, it is fast becoming one of the most respected tourist destinations in Western Europe.

This diverse and varied city attracts a wide variety of tourists, as the city boasts of its extensive history, the bustling nightlife and the excellent tourist attractions.

Historic Center of Porto

Ribeira

It is undoubtedly one of the oldest districts of Porto and a labyrinth of old and colorful houses. The landscape of the Luis I bridge and the Douro River is probably the most famous place in Porto.

While there are a lot of things to do and places to explore in this stunning city, be sure to book some time to visit the following attractions:

Main sights of Porto:

  • Clérigos Tower
  • Carmo and Carmelitas Churches
  • Lello Bookshop
  • Majestic Cafe
  • Avenida dos Aliados
  • S. Bento Station
  • Crystal Palace Gardens
  • Serra do Pilar View Point
 

Douro Valley

The Douro Valley, characterized by its terraces full of magnificent vineyards, hides the most amazing natural scenery of northern Portugal.

There are several reasons to fall in love with this incredible region. From the famous wines produced here, to the breathtaking natural landscape, there are countless reasons that bring thousands of people to this destination in the countryside of Portugal every year.

You can visit this region by car, by train, on a river cruise, or even take a helicopter ride. We have several options to visit on our website and our complete excursions with professional guides will show you the best that this region has to offer.

Main sights and attractions:

  • Douro Museum
  • Peso da Régua (Small town located in the heart of the Douro.)
  • National Road 222
  • Pinhão
  • Casal de Loivos viewpoint
  • Fabulous wineries producing DOC and Port wines
  • Local producers of olive oil, almonds and honey.

 
 

Explore the north and the countryside of Portugal without fears. We are sure to be one of the reasons why your trip will be unforgettable. The people of the north are warm, kind and the feeling of community and openness to other ways of thinking, nationalities and experiences is enormous.