In the Douro Valley you can explore one of the most fantastic landscapes spectacularly transformed by Man. This region is classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO and it’s easily called as the ‘enchanted valley’.
Get to know the main places to visit, to enjoy experiences, typical local dishes as well as other attractions in the surrounding area, which we selected especially for you!
The Douro region is rich in places worthy of your visit: from mountain landscapes and plateau, churches and monumental castles to the famous cellars and estates where the Port’s wine is produced.
Here you can visit the very well-known railway station by their 24 tile panels that depict the landscapes of the Douro Region.
You will find several vineyards planted in the mountains and wineries, which you can visit and enjoy wine tasting.
Testimonies of wandering peoples and its different cultures.
You'll find castles that recall the strategic importance of South Douro region.
In the Douro region, you’ll have unforgettable experiences related to the its unique landscape, the production of wine, local cuisine and the practice of open-air sports.
In the month of September. This is a strong tradition of the region and a task full of willingness and joy.
By one of the historic trains, along the banks of the Douro river.
Enjoy the extraordinary beauty of the Douro, you can follow a few of the tracks already tested or walk in strange roads.
Where you can take care of your body in the unique spas of the region, whose therapeutic effects are well recognized.
The Douro River conditions are ideal for sports such as canoeing, rafting, rowing, sailing or even fishing.
You can enjoy riding lessons or sightseeing riding through the surrounding areas!
Practice golf in the area’s excellent courses, enjoying the mild and sunny climate.
The cuisine of the Douro Wine Region region is undoubtedly one of its most important treasures! Here the restaurants are plentiful and most serve Portuguese cuisine. Many of them use products produced in the region.
Prepared with olive oil. Could be accompained with regional honey or homemade jam.
You can find a huge variety of sausages: hams, sausages, Palos, etc.
Baked in ancient wood oven, served with rice and potatoes.
Accompanied with mushrooms.
Douro is just one of many places worth visiting in Portugal:
City of a unique character, full of history and culture combined with the hospitality of its people and magnificent landscapes!
World Heritage Site. It's the jewel of the crown of the Centre of Portugal. Medieval city and with a profound historical significance.
With its stunning valleys and mountains in summer, embellished by the river beaches as well as in winter, covered with snow.
A National Park with an admirable nature and astonishing beauty, Gerês is a unique destination in Portugal.
Aveiro, the 'Venice of Portugal', it’s famous by its long sandy coastline, a pretty estuary and several parks and gardens.
City of the students! Known for its unique beauty, the history, the oldest university in the Country and the Fado!