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Departure Base & Suggested Routes in Portugal - Porto

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In the heart of the Porto vineyards, the Douro Valley, with its fascinating history and beautiful landscapes. The wine region of Alto Douro is the oldest delimited wine region in the world, famous for its port wine, rich cuisine and idyllic landscapes. An unforgettable getaway along this river awaits you, from Porto or Pinhao, in the heart of the Douro Valley. The river is navigable along 210 km and dotted with five locks, the highest in Europe...

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TO SEE :
Historical city of Porto 5 Locks – one being the highest in Europe, 35m hig Douro Valley – “Quintas” (Wine estates) Breathtaking landscapes Archaeological Park of the Côa Valley

TO TASTE :
In a country known for its cuisine, Porto & Douro are no exception! You’ll find along the river many restaurants with their own pier for you to try the best of the region. Good wines can be found everywhere - you’ll be cruising in a world famous wine region! From award winning wines to the famous Port Wine, you’ll find a big variety to taste.

TO KNOW :
You will learn about the many legends concerning different areas of the river. What we know for sure is that this is the first demarcated wine region in the world (1756) and the first terraces were manmade. This landscape sculpted by men, together with the authentic production of wine attracted the attention of UNESCO.

MOST IMPORTANT :
As all holiday destinations should be, this is a region that combines the best of many worlds: fun, culture, gastronomy and wines, with breath-taking views where you experience some of the best feelings life can give you. Enjoy it!

 

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