This tour is self-drive, so it is up to you to decide the dates of departure. We will be here to help!
The company providing the car rental service is Europcar. The car is a Seat Ibiza with air conditioning, or similar. The car is rented for 8 days (pick-up and drop-off at Lisbon airport or drop-off at other Europcar point).Itinerary:
Arrival to Porto’s airport. Meet this wonderful city and sleep at 1872 River House.
The next destination is Penafiel, where you will find the welcoming Solar Egas Moniz Charm Hotel. Take the rest of the day to enjoy the peace and quiet of this lovely country house. Explore the wonders of this wine region and visit Quinta da Aveleda for a wine experience. Taste some wines and visit the winery. Sleep in Solar Egas Moniz.
After a delicious breakfast at Solar Egas Moniz, head to Quinta do Vallado in Douro region where you will sleep and participate in a workshop which includes: initiation to wine tasting, oenology, blending and wine culture. Enjoy the rest of the day with a walk through the vineyards and valleys around the hotel. Sleep in Quinta do Vallado.
Finish your wonderful experience in Douro with your last night at Vintage House Douro Wine Hotel, in Pinhão. Pinhão has wonderful vineyards and trails, take the N222 road from Quinta do Vallado to Vintage House Douro, side by side with Douro river, considered to be one of the most beautiful roads in the world. Enjoy the ride. Sleep in Vintage House Pinhão.
Once you met the north of Portugal, it’s time to go a bit south until you reach the region of Dão and Bairrada. These two regions have also strong relations to wine culture, Bairrada is also the oldest region in the country to produce sparkling wine. Make sure to visit the wine museum and taste some wines in the numerous wineries. Head to Lisbon and sleep in the central Browns Boutique Hotel.
You are now in Lisbon. Here, the vines grown in sandy grounds and the moderate climate allows the production of fortified wines. Make your way through Sintra National Park until you reach Adegas Regionais de Colares to do some wine tasting. Then drive to Cabo da Roca and make your way back to Lisbon through Guincho and Carcavelos. Sleep in Browns Boutique Hotel.
After your breakfast in Lisbon, the next destination is Alentejo. Meet our second most famous wine region and its never ending plains. Visit Herdade das Servas to a visit to the winery and a wine tasting. You can also have lunch or dinner at their restaurant. Sleep in Pateo dos Solares Cham Hotel.
Take your breakfast very peacefully and get prepared for your last day in Alentejo. Between the fields, head to João Portugal Ramos winery. In this wine producer, you will be a winemaker for one day and produce your own wine, you can also taste wines and lunch. In this last night in Alentejo, sleep in Pateo dos Solares Charm Hotel.
After your last typical breakfast, head to the airport. If you choose to stay a few more days, it will be our pleasure to change the tour and tailor-made it for you.