Douro Valley Tour – from Lisbon

Embark on the Douro Valley Tour for an unforgettable experience

Discover the essential highlights and the best offerings of the Douro Valley with the Douro Valley Tour.

 Immerse yourself in the heart of Port wine production and enjoy the finest experiences packed into this tour, which comes in two versions:

  • starting/ending in Lisbon (you are at the coreect page);
  • starting/ending in Porto (please access the correct page here).

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Among other experiences, you will have:

Portwine Tasting
Port wine epitomizes the Douro Valley, and yes, there's also white Port wine waiting to be explored!
Boat ride
Meet the Rabelo boats, once vital for transporting Port wine barrels to Vila Nova de Gaia, steeped in rich history.
Wine tasting
Prepare to be pleasantly surprised by the exceptional quality of Douro table wine, among the finest in Portugal.
Discover the 'Quintas' with enchanting estates, extraordinary accommodations, and breathtaking views.
Savor outstanding cuisine amidst stunning landscapes at Douro Valley's charming restaurants.
Rock art
Discover why the Coa Valley's prehistoric art engravings site holds UNESCO World Heritage status.
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The Douro Valley walks hand in hand with tradition

In the 18th century, the modern Douro Valley was officially demarcated as a wine production area, marking the beginning of its storied history. Explore this region’s deep past.

You’ll explore the highlights of the Douro Valley during a three or four-day excursion, depending on your departure from Porto or Lisbon.

To taste Douro wine and indulge in local cuisine at renowned wineries, go there. Discover the nuances of Port wine, including white Port, by exploring renowned wineries.

Sail privately on a traditional Rabelo boat, once used for transporting Port wine barrels to Vila Nova de Gaia’s warehouses.

Visit top-notch estates like Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo and The Vintage House.

Embark on the Douro line train, winding closely along the Douro River.

And finally, take advantage of your location to visit the Côa Valley Archaeological Park with its 20.000 years old engravings.

There are two tour versions

The journey doesn’t end in the Douro Valley. Depending on your tour’s start and end points, additional attractions may be added:

Departing/arriving in Lisbon: Conimbriga, Coimbra, Tomar, and Convento de Cristo.
Departing/arriving from Porto: Guimarães and Casa de Mateus.

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Wine production
Explore the world's oldest demarcated wine region, where wine takes center stage in the Douro Valley's main production.
Hand-painted tiles
In the Douro Valley, you'll encounter beautiful, historic train stations adorned with intricate hand-painted tiles.
Breath taking views
Few words suffice for the breathtaking views
The walks
Enjoy walks tailored to various fitness levels.
Which season?
Every season paints a unique landscape, making it difficult to choose the most beautiful.
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How does the Douro Valley Tour operate

This tour has two versions:

  • starting/ending in Lisbon (you are on the correct page);
  • starting/ending in Porto (please access the correct page here).

We meticulously design this tour to ensure:

  • During the booking process, we support customers in combining programs or destinations.
  • The program maximally includes services to enhance customer convenience.
  • Throughout the journey, a local tour guide actively facilitates service connections and assists clients. In emergencies, they actively offer support.

From day one, the tour leader guides and facilitates service connections for the program.

Our tour guide will pick you up and drop you off at specified locations, such as Lisbon, for door-to-door service.

Our seasoned professionals with in-depth knowledge of the locations and monuments throughout the tour use licensed vehicles following Portuguese regulations.

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Some highlights of this tour

Possible lodgings:

Please remember the following text:

  • We operate this tour during the periods of October, November, and from March until June.
  • We choose the hotels for this tour from the list provided above. However, before making any reservations, availability must be reconfirmed. If there is a need to switch to alternative hotels, the price can be adjusted accordingly.

Other highligths:

In addition to exploring the Douro Valley, this tour encompasses several noteworthy sites en route from Lisbon.

These selected places hold individual appeal, as confirmed by their reputation.

Conimbriga – one of the best preserved places of the Portuguese Roman heritage.

Coimbra – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Convent of Christ – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Included in the Douro Valley tour (from Lisbon version):

  1. Dedicated vehicle with water and snacks throughout the four-day tour.
  2. Program organization.
  3. Dedicated guide, driver, and occasional local guides.
  4. Meals:
    • Three breakfasts are included in hotel overnights.
    • Four lunches, one at a luxury wine farm and three in local restaurants.
    • Three dinners: two in the hotel restaurant and one at a local restaurant in Pinhão for a local experience.
    • Note: All meals include appetizers, a main course, dessert, wine, water, or beer. The included options for dishes and wines are those to be mentioned at the respective time by the Tour Leader.
  5. Monument entrance fees: Roman ruins of Conimbriga, Coa Valley Museum, and the Convent of Christ.
  6. Dedicated guide and driver – the dedicated guide will conduct most of the guided visits except the following included guided visits:
    • Guided wine cellar visit and wine tasting in Portwine farm;
    • Guided wine cellar visit in Douro wine cellar (still wines);
    • Guided visit to the prehistoric site of Coa Valley;
  7. Private wooden boat ride
  8. Train tickets on the Douro train line ride.
  9. Three overnights in one of the hotels mentioned above, sharing a room  (single usage also available)

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Price, reservation and cancellation

  • 3.500 Eur/person for a 2 people group
  • 3.150 Eur/person for a 4 people group
  • 2.850 Eur/person for a 6 people group
  • Single supplement: 700 Eur

Note: 6 people is the maximum group size.

Inclusions: Please check above.

Exclusions: Please note that this tour does not cover the cost of hard liquor, flight tickets, or any other items not expressly mentioned in this description as included.


Your reservation is confirmed upon receipt of a 1,200 EUR deposit per person, securing your spot on the scheduled tour.

Reservation Form: Kindly complete the form below to assist us in tailoring the tour to your specific needs. It’s important to note that the form is not an invoice or order.

Payment Request: Following the submission of your details, we will promptly send you a payment request. You can confirm the request if you are still interested in the tour or simply disregard it if your plans change and you are no longer interested.

Douro Valley Tour Request – From Lisbon

Maximum 6 people
We are referring to the first day of the tour
Whatever you want to let us know.


The cancellation costs are as follows:

  • Up to 90 days before the 1st Tour Day, bank fees are applied to the Reservation payment (*).
  • Between 89 and 60 days before the 1st Tour Day, a 25% charge of the Reservation is incurred.
  • Between 59 and 45 days before the 1st Tour Day, a 50% charge of the Reservation is incurred.
  • Between 44 and 30 days before the 1st Tour Day, a 75% charge of the Reservation is incurred.
  • 29 days or less before the 1st Tour Day, a 100% charge of the Reservation is incurred.
    (*) Note: VISA/Paypal charges us approximately 5% of all received values.

IMPORTANT: Please note that refunds will only be issued to the same account used for the original payment.

Information and reservations +351 914 794 553

Legal information

“Iberactive” is a registered trademark of the Travel Agency Iberhills – Eventos e Viagens, Unipessoal Lda
Rua Tristão da Cunha, 20C – Restelo
1400-349, Lisboa – Portugal
VAT ID number: 513 891 099
Operating with the following licenses: RNAVT: 6246 and RNAAT 338/2016 of the Portuguese Tourism Authorities, Certified as “Turismo de Natureza” by ICNF

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