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2 Days Boating Tour and Wine Holidays in Douro Valley, Portugal

Casa das Pipas - Quinta do Portal, Celeiros Do Douro, Sabrosa, Portugal, 5060-909

Short Wine Tasting Holidays Portugal

Join this short yet delectable holiday to experience the best of Duoro Valley's wines and gastronomy. Enjoy tasting wines amidst magnificent views and take a guided tour of the vineyards. This experience will let you know more about the wonderful Douro region and its unique wines that combine history and tradition with modernity, elegance, and exclusivity!

Highlights

  • Wine tasting
  • Guided visit to wine cellar
  • Enjoy a boat ride in Douro river
  • Beautiful location surrounded by lush vineyards
  • 1 night accommodation
  • 1 dinner

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2 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Portuguese
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Dining area
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Library

Casa das Pipas is located between the vineyards that are so close that you can almost touch them from the terrace or the pool deck. The place offers magnificent views of the mountainous Douro cutting the horizon and challenging the sky.

The casa has 12 rooms facing South of which three are superior rooms and nine are twin rooms. Each room has a unique decoration and is identified by a grape variety. They also have a large outdoor swimming pool, children swimming pool, panoramic living room, fitness room, and a wine library, all created in a cozy environment to offer a unique experience.

The Quinta offers gourmet cuisine, wine shop, wine tastings, guided tours to the cellars, and winery and wine courses. It also has a free Wi-Fi internet access.

Program

Quinta do Portal is a family fine wine making company that embraced with passion the 'Boutique Winery' concept. They proudly produce DOC Douro wines, premium port wines, and Moscatel. This project that started in the early 90’s of the 20th century, had on its base a centenary estate where the family has been producing port since the last years of the 19th century.

Their commitment to the production of quality wines has been, since the first moment, the heart and soul of Quinta do Portal. This effort, passion, and dedication have been recognized both at a national and international level during the course of the years. At Casa das Pipas, Quinta do Portal have gathered in a unique place, the double essence of the Douro - the vine and the wine!

Day 1

Check-in to the casa and take a guided visit to the winery followed by wine tasting and dinner for two.

Day 2

Today you will enjoy a boat ride in Douro river, followed by check-out.

Included excursions

Explore the Douro wine region in a unique way by taking a boat ride along the Douro river.

Location

This wine holiday will be hosted at Quinta do Portal's Casa das Pipas, Sabrosa, Portugal. Saborsa is a municipality in the district of Villa Real in Douro Valley in Portugal. The Quinta is located in the Pinhão river valley, in the Upper Corgo sub-region. The Pinhão river is a small tributary of the Douro that flows from North to South through steep terraced hillsides. The Douro Demarcated Region spreads along 250,000-hectares along the Douro river basin.

The Douro river is a powerful river. It is 927-kilometer long starting from its spring in Picos de Urbión until it meets the Atlantic Ocean in the city of Porto. In its way it passes through several wine regions, the Douro Demarcated Region being the most impressive with its deep valleys and narrow canyons. The soils are mainly derivative from schist with a granite geologic formation in its borders.

Features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Shopping
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Wine tasting

General

  • Dining area

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Library

Food

You will be offered one dinner during your holiday.

The following meals are included:

  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Enjoy stand up paddle boarding
  • Explore the UNESCO classified World Heritage site of Douro
  • Go for hiking or mountain biking
  • Take rest, enjoy the view from the casa, or swim in the pool
  • Visit nearby wine villages

What's included

  • Boat trip in Douro river
  • Guided tour and wine tasting
  • 1 dinner
  • 1 night accommodation

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Optional leisure activities
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO).

Arrival by train

The closest train station is Pinhão (about 12km). It takes approximately two and a half hours by train to reach the airport in Porto.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 10% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 7 days before arrival.
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