Wonders of the North of Portugal

The North of Portugal is a region where ancient towns coexist with lush landscapes, creating a tapestry of experiences waiting to be discovered
Explore the rich cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and coastal beauty of Northern Portugal, from the bustling streets of Porto to the tranquil vineyards of Douro Valley and the picturesque canals of Aveiro. Begin your journey in the vibrant city of Porto, known for its historic architecture, lively atmosphere, and picturesque riverside views. Embark on a scenic journey to the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its terraced vineyards and exquisite wines. Depart from the Douro Valley for Aveiro, often dubbed the "Venice of Portugal" before returning to Porto
7 Days from $3299/person CAD
Food & Wine
Small Group
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Portugal, Europe


Available from January through November


  • 4 nights in Porto
  • 2 nights in Douro Valley
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private transfer from Porto Airport to Hotel in Porto
  • Full Day Small Group guided visit of Porto with Six Bridges Cruise
  • Full Day Braga and Guimaraes Tour
  • Private transfer from Porto to Douro Valley
  • Full day private visit of Douro Valley with wine estate visit including wine tasting and lunch
  • Private transfer from Douro Valley to Porto via Aveiro
  • Private Guided visit of Aveiro
  • Free time for lunch in Aveiro
  • Private transfer from hotel in Porto to Porto Airport

Not Included:

  • Unless otherwise specified, transportation to the designated meeting point and back to your hotel for guided tours is not included
  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • The itinerary is subject to change based on the availability of tours. In the event that a particular service is not available, an alternative option will be provided
  • Additional charges may apply during fairs, holidays, and special events
  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy (single occupancy is on request)
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Enhance your trip with additional options and upgrades available in Portugal. You have the flexibility to customize your experience by adding extra nights, opting for the convenience of private airport or train station transfers, selecting from a variety of additional shared, small-group, or private activities, and upgrading your accommodation to perfectly suit your preferences

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Your adventure begins as you arrive in Porto, a city steeped in history and brimming with vibrant culture. You'll enjoy the added convenience and comfort of a private airport transfer. After your arrival, take the opportunity to unwind and immerse yourself in the enchanting heart of Porto. Wander its historic streets, relish local cuisine, and absorb the unique atmosphere of this Portuguese treasure.

Accommodation at TURIM Oporto Hotel, Porto, or similar


Meet your guide at a central meeting location and embark on an unforgettable full-day journey through the enchanting city of Porto, a place steeped in history, culture, and stunning landscapes. This full-day tour will take you on a curated exploration of the city's most iconic landmarks, vibrant neighborhoods, and delectable cuisine. Set against the backdrop of the river Douro, rich in contrasts and well-preserved treasures, Porto is an ancient city of immeasurable beauty. After a walking tour of the heart of the town, savor a delightful lunch. The tour will culminate with a relaxing cruise showcasing the Six Bridges. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at TURIM Oporto Hotel, Porto, or similar


Today from a central meeting location, enjoy a small group excursion to Minho, exploring the historic cities of Braga and Guimarães, where medieval ambiance carries you through ancient streets adorned with iconic monuments such as castles and palaces. Braga, with its roots tracing back to Roman times, has borne witness to a tumultuous history before evolving into a prominent Christian center. Its Cathedral, the oldest in Portugal, stands as a testament to its historical significance. Guimarães, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, played a crucial role in the establishment of Portugal by D. Afonso Henriques. It boasts a wealth of medieval and sixteenth-century architectural treasures. Meals: B

Accommodation at TURIM Oporto Hotel, Porto, or similar


Savor the morning at your leisure to explore Porto. Later in the afternoon, rendezvous with your private driver for a scenic transfer to the Douro Valley. Upon arrival, take the opportunity to explore the area at your own pace and leisure. Meals:

Accommodation at Quinta de Casaldronho Wine Hotel, Douro Valley, or similar


Take off on an enchanting journey through the heart of Portuguese wine country, the Douro Valley. Starting from your hotel, the tranquil surroundings set the perfect tone for the day. As you wind through terraced vineyards, the landscape narrates stories of age-old wine-making traditions.

Next, you'll arrive in Lamego, a town steeped in historical and cultural significance. The Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, with its magnificent baroque architecture and iconic staircase, stands as a testament to the town's rich heritage. Stroll along its cobbled streets, absorbing the palpable history.

As morning gracefully transitions into the afternoon, you'll reach Pinhão, the heart of the Douro wine region. Here, indulge in a delectable lunch that harmoniously marries local cuisine with the finest Douro wines. Regional dishes are expertly paired with wines that encapsulate the essence of the valley.

Finally, surrender to the pleasure of a meticulously curated wine tasting at a renowned wine estate. Relish the celebrated Port wine and other varietals, each sip echoing the unique terroir of the valley. Rest easy overnight in the embrace of the Douro Valley's serene beauty. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at Quinta de Casaldronho Wine Hotel, Douro Valley, or similar


Meet your driver for a scenic transfer from Douro to Porto, with a delightful stop in Aveiro along the way. Immerse yourself in Aveiro's allure on a guided city tour. Glide along its picturesque canals, reminiscent of Venice, aboard a moliceiro boat. Wander through historic neighborhoods, admiring the Art Nouveau architecture and vibrant tiles. Explore the Aveiro Museum and savor the iconic ovos moles pastry. Delve into local traditions at the fisherman's quarter, Costa Nova. Aveiro's fusion of culture, history, and coastal splendor beckons for your discovery. After the enriching stop, continue on to Porto. Meals: B

Accommodation at TURIM Oporto Hotel, Porto, or similar


Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by a private transfer to the airport or train station. Meals: B

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