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Northern Portugal is a relatively unknown region to foreigners, a hidden jem so different from its Spanish neighbour or the rest of Portugal! It’s largest city Porto, a UNESCO city, is one of the oldest cities in Europe and its origins lie on the northern bank of the River Douro. There’s so much to see like the Music House, National Theatre, Bolsa Palace, D.Luis Bridge  and the Medieval tower of the Cathedral.  It is also famous throughout the World for its Port wines, it’s salty cod and custard pie “Pasteis de nata”.  Northern Portugal has an amazing coastline from Porto to the Spanish border which consists of wild, sandy beaches  with a mountainous backdrop and spectacular gorges. There’s the manor houses with coats of arms, Pousadas ( hotel chain), a superb gastronomy including vinho verde wine and handicrafts such as embroideries.  
Braga is an ancient medieval city, one of the jewels of Portugal.  It’s Old Town is really well preserved famous for its baroque style’s like being transported back to the times of the ‘Three Musketeers’!  Visit the Cathedral, Republic Square, Five Senses Stairs,Bom Jesus Sanctuary,baroque churches,8th century painted houses, parks and gardens. Guimarães is also a must, a  UNESCO city dating back to the early 9th century and the birthplace of Portuguese nationality as its first King Afonso Henriques was born here in 1139! Wander in its narrow medieval streets, its squares like Oliveira or Santiago Square, Guimarães Castle,the Duke’s of Braganca Palace and Penha Hill  are all worth seeing.
Other sights to see include Vila do Conde is an ancient medieval shipyard which dates back to 953. The Monastery of Santa Clara which was built in 1318 is one of its highlights.  Esposende is renowned for its kilometres of deserted beaches and pine forests.  It is an old fishing village on the estuary of the River Cavado. Viana do Castelo is located on the north bank of the Lima estuary and is famous for its handicrafts and local costumes. The Sanctuary of Santa Luzia is one of the wonders of the region with incredible views of the sea. Caminha has an ancient fortress overlooking the River Minho  and on the Galician border linked by a bridge at Vila Nova de Cerveira. Inland Barcelos is a charming medieval walled town. Ponte de Lima is named after the bridge which crosses the River Lima, a charming town and an important stopping off point for pilgrims on the Portuguese Way from Lisbon/Porto before they carry on to the border at  the fortress town of Valença do Minho. There’s the mountains and beauty of Peneda-Geres National Park. Northern Portugal, a land full of rivers, waterfalls, vineyards, ancient cities, monuments, resorts and religious traditions but with a culture and way of life so different from Spain.

Capital: Porto
Population:  3.689million (2011)

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Porto, Best European Destination 2017! This gracious capital of the north is Portugal´s second largest city and a thriving industrial hub. Magnificently situated on the great gorge of the River Douro, which spills into the Atlantic, known for its striking bridges and the much-celebrated Port wine...


Here are the top 10 recommended tours of Spain & Portugal selected by our tour specialist in all the destination we offer tours within these countries. After many years of exploring and experiencing the "Best of the Best" we would like to share our knowledge with you to make your next trip an unforgettable journey!

  12 Days / 11...
  2480,00 euros 

A Slow Camino: Food & Walking Adventure on...


Walk the beautiful Portuguese Coastal Way tackling the last 150 km of it from Oia to Santiago de Compostela. As well as enjoying beautiful coastal and typical Galician countryside scenery you’ll be samping the local gastronomy along the way...


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Half Day...  
80,00 euros  

Historic Porto and Port wine lodges


A private tour to visit to the main sites of Porto: Palacio de la Bolsa, Se Cathedral... Then with you will cross over the bridge to visit a Porto wine lodge for a tour and tasting of port wines



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  Full Day...
  40,00 euros 

Douro River Cruise from Porto to Pinhao & back to...


Enjoy a scheduled group day cruise along the Douro River. Leaving from Porto you will cruise through the Douro valley, home of the world-renowned Port wines and beautiful landscape...


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02h00 or more  
35,00 euros  

Private Driver Chauffeur Car Services and...


While your stay in Porto hire a private English-speaking chauffeur at your disposal to take you around the city...



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  14 Days / 13...
  920,00 euros 

Self-Guided Walking Tour of the Portuguese Camino...


Walk this self-guided Portuguese Camino tour starting in Porto, one of the main Caminos for centuries, and enjoy fantastic walks through Galicia and Northern Portugal


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Half Day...  
30,00 euros  

Monumental Walking Tour in Porto


A private walking tour to visit the main sites of Porto, a fascinating and vibrant city. We will visit Palacio de la Bolsa (former Stock Exchange Palace), Se Cathedral, whose precinct offers the first view of the river...



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  155,00 euros 

Douro Valley: Tasting Port Wines at selected...


Exploring the Douro Valley. Taste the port wines in traditional Quinta wine farms. The journey through Port wine country is one of the most pleasant travel experiences in Southern Europe, passing by many of the famous vineyards along the way


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4 Days / 3...  
610,00 euros  

Porto & Douro Valley Food and Wine Short Break...


On this food & wine short break you will eat and drink you way thru the streets of Porto and Gaia where all the port wine lodges are. Then follow the Douro river for a day in the wine country for a slow paced day of port wines and a fabulous lunch with unforgettable views of the douro right from your table!



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Here are the top 10 recommended hotels of Spain & Portugal selected by our tour specialist in all the destination we offer hotels within these countries. After many years of exploring and experiencing the "Best of the Best" we would like to share our knowledge with you to make your next trip an unforgettable journey!


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