Vinho Verde Wine Region Tour from Porto

 
 
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Full Day (Duration: 9h approx.)

Porto

Price from: 115.00 euros

 
On this full-day private tour from Porto, you will discover one of the oldest traditional Sponge Cake factories in the country, stroll on the streets of Amarante, in the heart of the Vinho Verde Region, and visit one of the most beautiful Wine Estates in Minho.
 
Highlights
 
  •  Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Minho region
  •  Visit a famous winery, visit the gardens and enjoy a vinho verde wine tasting
  •  Visit an old Traditional Sponge Cake factory
  •  Taste local delicacies 
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Portugal
Region: Northern Portugal
City: Porto
Duration: Full Day (Duration: 9h approx.)
Type: Full Day Tour Private
Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions, Food, Wine Tours and Cultural Adventures
Group Size: 2 - 5 People
Price from: 115.00€
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Introduction

Discover one of the oldest traditional Sponge Cake factories in the country, stroll on the streets of Amarante, in the heart of the Vinho Verde Region, and visit one of the most beautiful Wine Estates in Minho.

The Vinho Verde region is located in the northwest of Portugal, and it became one of the largest and oldest wine regions in the world. With thousands of producers, this region generates big economic activity and a large number of jobs, contributing to the development of the country.

The origin of the Vinho Verde term is due to the youthfulness of the wine, in comparison to other more complex and weighty wines.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
PORTO - FATIMA - COIMBRA - PORTO

  • 09:00AM Your private driver-guide will pick you up to take you on a discovery day into the world of the traditional Vinho Verde and local delicacies
  • The morning will start with a visit to one of the oldest Portuguese sponge cake factories, Pão de Ló. We`ll learn about this ancient tradition that goes back to the 18th century and visit their facilities
  • This visit wouldn`t be completed without a tasting of this special cake, so soft that will blow your senses away!
  • Afterward, proceed to Amarante, a small town in the heart of this wine region, where you`ll have the opportunity to visit the Church of St. Gonçalo
  • stop for a taste of the local pastries, created by the nuns in the past.
    Lunch will be on a traditional tavern, where some ham and cheese tapas will be served, always paired with Vinho Verde, of course!
  • In the afternoon, our driver-guide will take you to Quinta da Aveleda, the main Vinho Verde producer, and a true gem in the heart this region. Here, a guide of the estate will take you on a visit to the romantic gardens, where you`ll find century-old trees, beautiful flowers, small cottages and swans. a true delight!
  • At the end of the visit, you`ll be taken to the tasting room, for a taste of some of their wines, paired with cheese, also produced in the farm.
  • At the end of this amazing day, return to Porto

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115.00€
(Price per person)
 
 

Included

  • Visit to a sponge cake factory and tasting
  • Visit to a Vinho Verde winery with tastings
  • Taste local delicacies
  • (L): Lunch
  • Private and exclusive Driver / Guide
  • Modern and Comfortable luxury Mercedes vehicle
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at a designated spot
  • Bottled water
  • Hand sanitizer and protection masks
  • 24h/7 Customer Service Assistance
  •  Local Taxes

NOTES: The tour will be adjusted and scheduled according to your specific interests and needs. Our driver/guide will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you`ll visit as well as its historical context. Since our driver is also the guide, it`s possible that the guide won`t always join you on your visits inside of monuments

Excluded

  • Entrances and activities not mentioned in the program
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Pick up

  • Hotels or apartments within city limits
  • Other locations on request at time of booking

Drop off

  • Hotels or apartments within city limits
  • Other locations on request at time of booking

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 120 hours: no charge
  • From 120 to 72 hours: 50% penalty
  • Less than 72 hours or no-show: 100% penalty

Lodging

Transport

  • Mercedes Benz E Class Sedan Car (2 to 3 People)
  • Minivan Mercedes Benz V Class (4 to 5 People)

NOTE: Or similar type vehicles in the same class as mentioned above.

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