Wine connoisseurs consider Porto and the
Douro valley as one of the premier wine
and port producing regions in the world.
This 7-day tour stays in Portugal’s second
city for 3 nights and then finishes in the
heart of the Douro valley for an additional
3 nights. Staying in 4- or 5-star properties,
this itinerary allows time for independent
exploration of the various vineyards and
wineries dotted around the region.
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Fly to Porto. Transfer to the Eurostars Das Artes hotel / Hotel Pestana Palacio do Freixo* for 3 nights. (N)
Full days at leisure to explore Portugal’s second-largest city. (B)
Collect your hire car (based on group B car rental) and drive to the picturesque Douro valley. Stay for 3 nights at the Quinta de Marroccos / Vintage House*. (B)
Full days at leisure. Perhaps visit Peso da Regua, officially the centre of the port wine-growing region. West of here is Mesão Frio, one of the most charming villages in the region. (B)
Drive to Porto airport and drop off your hire car. Fly back home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Luxury tour departures will feature upgraded accommodation as indicated by the asterisks. Prices are based on the standard room category. Please visit this tour on our website to see details of the hotels included.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3411 2135 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
The Pousada do Porto, Freixo Palace Hotel opened in October 2009 and is the first Portuguese Pousada in the city of Porto. Situated just a few kilometres from Guimarães, which was European Culture Capital in 2012, the Freixo Palace is a beautiful example of Portuguese civil baroque architecture. Classified as a National Monument since 1910, the transformation from a palace into a hotel was carefully overseen by architect David Sinclair and decorated by architect James Mitchell. Characterised by its sumptuous 18th-century architecture, the building was originally designed by the celebrated Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni. Nicolau Nasoni was one of the most significant architects of Porto, making an important contribution to the city's historic heritage, including the Tower of the Clergy, ex-libris of the city. At the time of construction, the Tower of the Clergy was considered to be th...
The Vintage House Hotel is situated in a former 18th-century wine estate in the village of Pinhão, overlooking vineyards and the Douro valley. Each of the guestrooms are designed with modern furnishings and come equipped with modern amenties. The restaurant serves regional cuisine and there is also a piano bar where guests can enjoy an evening cocktail. The property also has an outdoor swimming pool and pool bar with panoramic river views.
Features: 43 rooms, restaurant, 2 bars, terrace, outdoor swimming pool, garden, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe,...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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PDB2018: 6 Nights