Douro Valley Grape Harvest Exclusive Event - Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

51766


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Italian (conversational), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Pick and stomp grapes in the most beautiful setting imaginable!


Designated UNESCO World Heritage, the wine valleys of the Douro region provide some of the most spectacular scenery in Portugal. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience in this magnificent valley, the harvesting and stomping of the grapes!

As this is a full day event, we make our way to the heart of the Douro Valley where you will experience a guided tour of an award winning winery at harvest time. One of the highlights of this tour is participating in the actual hand picking of the grapes after this 'work' you will indulge in an impressive lunch consisting of Portuguese specialities, often with the other workers and sometimes the winemaker! After lunch, roll up your pants and take part in the traditional grape treading where you will stomp grapes in the lagars with your bare feet, something very unique to experience! Throughout this you will get you enjoy tasting the wines.

I can create a customized tour for you should you have any special requests or if you are more than 6 guests.

Itinerary

Pick up guests in Porto (hotel tbc)
Make way to Douro Valley
Arrive to the wine estate to enjoy a tour & tasting, picking the grapes, a traditional lunch and then stomping the grapes.
Return to Porto

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pickup at the port, hotel or guests preffered location.

End location: Drop off at the port, hotel or guests preffered location.

Duration: 10 hours

This is a seasonal event. All tours subject to confirmation upon booking.

Transportation

Guests will be driven in a private spacious air conditioned van equipped with WiFi/internet access.

What’s Included

Professional guiding service.
Private transportation in modern spacious air conditioned Mercedes tour vehicle.
All mandatory insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal Organization.
Freeway tolls.
Free Wi-Fi on board.
Bottled water.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

65 € - Entry to winery, tour, tasting, participation in grape harvesting and lunch.

What’s Extra

Entry to winery, tour, tasting, participation in grape harvesting and lunch (approx.65€/person, tbc upon booking).
Any personal expenses (souvenirs, bottles of wine, snacks, etc).

Restrictions

I have a licensed tour company nº247/2012 by Tourism Portugal. I am not an official guide and will not be able to guide guests inside of certain historical monuments.

A Recent Review of this tour

Fun The Quinta that we visited was in a beautiful area. The demonstrations were engaging and the food & wine were great. The TBL driver/guide was very knowledgable and engaging. Very professional
Thomas H.

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