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Portugal Whistle-Stop Porto

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Porto is the city of the Port wine, the city of the beautiful Douro River and respective valley, and the Portuguese capital of the baroque architecture. The location of its historic center together with its incredible architecture earned it the title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996 and ever since the city has won consecutive world tourism awards. This trip was specially designed to discove...

Porto is the city of the Port wine, the city of the beautiful Douro River and respective valley, and the Portuguese capital of the baroque architecture. The location of its historic center together with its incredible architecture earned it the title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996 and ever since the city has won consecutive world tourism awards. This trip was specially designed to discover this amazing city during an extended weekend or during a layover stay.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Wine tasting
    Wine tasting
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • City
    City
  • Seaside
    Seaside

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Porto and transfer

Welcome to Portugal!

Transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Depending on the time of arrival you can go for a walk in the historic center for a first glimpse of the city or enjoy the amenities of your hotel.

Accommodation in Porto.

Visited:
Porto

Day 2: Porto Visit

Visit monuments by leading world architects from the past and the present, including some fantastic baroque carvings. Add a world-famous sweet wine and a certain British flavor. Place it all by a grand river, and you have "O Porto," the port, Porto -- Portugal's second largest metropolis, and one of Europe's most charismatic cities.

In the afternoon you will have a guided tour of the cellars “Casa Ferreirinha" from Douro, producer of the famous "Barca Velha", with wine tasting. Caves Ferreira received the "Best of Wine Tourism Award".

Accommodation in Porto

Visited:
Porto

Day 3: Guimarães visit

Get the train to Guimarães (less than one hour trip).

Take the day to visit the historical center of Guimarães, a small city whose old town with its medieval features and building is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city is considered to be the cradle of the Portuguese Nation and place of birth of its first king, D. Afonso Henriques.

Head back to Porto by train.

Accommodation in Porto.

Visited:
Porto Guimarães

Day 4: Departure

Transfer to Airport and departure.

Visited:
Porto

Porto Guimarães

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £370 / 4 days
Excluding international flights
Price Per Person 480

Included in price:

  • Customization of this itinerary with the local agent
  • Accommodation in 3 stars hotel or equivalent
  • Breakfast every morning
  • Road book with suggested itinerary and suggestions of places to visit and restaurants to eat
  • Transfers airport-hotel and hotel-airport
  • Train tickets to Guimarães
  • Port wine cellar guided tour with wine tasting

Not included in price:

  • Flights
  • Entrance fees to monuments/attractions
  • Lunches, Dinner and drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Repatriation assistance/insurance
  • Activities not included in the program

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