Duration
5 Days/4 Nights
Travel Type
City Packages
 

Capital and gateway to the north of Portugal, Porto is both the city that provided a nation with a name and a fortified wine known world-wide: port. With its splendid geographical location on the mouth of the river Douro and an architectural heritage of exceptional quality, it is the capital of the North and the second largest city in the country.

Inclusions

4 nights at the Porto Palácio Hotel, 5* in an Executive Room (or similar)
6 meals: 5 breakfasts and 1 lunch
Transfer from / to Porto airport with a private car with an English-speaking driver
Half Day private tour of Porto and wine tasting at a local cellar, with an English-speaking guide
Full Day private tour of the Douro Valley, including a visit and gastronomic lunch in a local winery, with an English-speaking guide

Taxes and VAT

Exclusions

Flights – Meals and beverages, except when mentioned in the itinerary – Entrances at museums/monuments, except when mentioned in the itinerary – Guide, except when mentioned in the program – Porto city tax (2 euros per person, per night) – Porterage service – Personal expenses – Gratuities – All other items not mentioned in the Inclusions.

Additional Information

Special Notes

Transfers include one medium sized suitcase per person

1

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN PORTO

Arrival at Porto airport and private transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at your hotel in Porto.

Accommodation : Porto for 4 nights

2

DAY 2 PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel, take a half-day tour of Porto, the 2nd city in Portugal. Built on the right bank of Douro, Porto offers the contrasts of a city that is both ancient and modern. Visit of its highlights and the typical quarters, with its Baroque churches, the elegant metal bridges, and the wine cellars. Walk through the picturesque Ribeira district, the historic heart of Porto (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site). The visit ends in the other bank of River Douro, in Gaia, with a visit to a typical cellar with tasting of the famous Port wine. Rest of day free.

Meals : Breakfast

3

DAY 3 DOURO VALLEY TOUR

After breakfast, it’s time for a full-day tour around Douro Valley, the first wine region in the world to be demarcated. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 2001, Douro is well known by its landscape, fulfilled of vineyards, culture and natural beauty. Start with the charming town of Amarante, which stands on either side of the Tâmega river. The bridge of Amarante perpetuates the memory of the heroic resistance of the population against the Napoleonic troops which, at the beginning of the 19th century, invaded Portugal. Continue to Peso da Régua, capital of the Port wine region. The city played and still plays an important role in the production and sale of Port wine. Gastronomic lunch in a typical “quinta” (wine estate). Return to Porto.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

4

DAY 4 PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day in Porto to enjoy this beautiful city.

Meals : Breakfast

5

DAY 5 DEPARTURE PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel before taking a private transfer to Porto airport.

Rates in $CA, per person, starting from, in double occupancy 

Daily Departures: April to October 2023 Land Rate
Executive Room 2345
High Floor Room +220
Deluxe Room +535
Single Supplement on request

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.