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Douro Valley Luxury Tour – Private Yacht Cruise

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7 Days
Availability : 2017/2018
Douro Valley, Portugal
Max People : 10

This tour, like all our other luxury tours, is customizable and can be adapted to fit all your wishes and needs.

Tour Summary

Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2001, the Douro is the oldest demarcated wine regions in the world, stretching along the axis of the Douro River with an area that occupies more than 40,000 hectares. On this tour, you will enjoy a private cruise on a Private Yacht and you will have the opportunity to visit the most renowned Port and Douro wineries “Quintas” and savour the most delicious meals of this stunning Douro. In this luxury tour, you will also have the opportunity to visit some of the most famous and renowned wine producing estates, located in the oldest wine demarcated region in the world – The Douro Valley.

Price Includes

  • Private Transfers in a Deluxe Vehicle
  • 7-days private cruising program for 2 people in a Azimute 46
  • 6 nights accommodation in the boat (2x double room with private bathroom)
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 3 Guided visits with wine tasting at 3 renowened "Quintas" Wineries in the Douro Valley
  • 2 Lunches with pre-set menu and drinks
  • 4 Dinners with pre-set menu and drinks
  • 1 Guided visit to Côa Museum
  • 1 Massage at Six Senses SPA
  • Fuel Costs
  • Qualified Crew
  • Bath and Bed Amenities
  • All the insurances required by Turismo de Portugal

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses like bottles of wine
  • Tips
  • Flights or other means of transportation used to get to the starting point of the itinerary
  • Other services not included in the itinerary
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival to Portugal: Porto to Régua

Welcome to Portugal. Wine Tourism in Portugal will invite you to discover the amazing Douro Valley aboard a Private Yacht.

After airport formalities (Porto Airport), you will be collected outside customs, and transferred, by Deluxe vehicle with English speaking Chauffeur to Douro Marina.

09:30 – Check-in and Boarding at Douro Marina quay
Departure to Régua.
Arrival at Crestuma-Lever Dam (sluice rises 14 m).
Free lunch
Arrival at Carrapatelo Dam (sluice rises 35 m).
Arrival at Régua
Dinner at Castas & Pratos Restaurant.Castas e Pratos, CP for short, results from the will of Edgar Gouveia and Manuel Osório, two entrepreneurs joined by family ties and motivated by the ambition to create an innovative and distinctive project, combined with the passion for the Douro. Thus was born Castas e Pratos, a restaurant located in a historic space, in the old warehouses of CP, the Portuguese Railways, in Régua, luxuriously renovated with all the necessary comfort to make you aware of the best of the region of the Douro.
Accommodation abord of the boat

End of day.

Day 2Régua – Pinhão

Wake up to the beautiful Douro landscape and recharge your batteries with a fantastic breakfast served on board

10:00 Boarding at Régua quay
Régua dam (sluice rises 28 m)
Arrival at Pinhão.
Lunch at Quinta de La Rosa. Quinta de La Rosa was built in an unusual location, on a hill with steep stairs that connect the different levels besides the Douro River. Here it is produced the wine that is provided to some of the most important Restaurants and Retailers all over the world. The Bergqvist family has been making Port wine since 1815. The Quinta de La Rosa estate was offered as baptism gift to Claire Feuheerd, Sophia’s grandmother, in 1906. You will enjoy a three-course meal, with table and Port wines.
Visit and Wine Tasting at Quinta de La Rosa Winery. The vineyard of Quinta de La Rosa spreads along the banks of the Douro River and rises to an altitude of 400 meters. There are 11 separate vineyards, some of them located along the banks of the Douro River while others are set at an altitude of 400 meters. Quinta de la Rosa has recently undergone a complete refurbishment in its Port and table wine production facilities. This project has been in preparation for about 7 years.
Accommodation abord of the boat
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Day 3Pinhão – Ferradosa – Pocinho

Breakfast served on board
09:30 Departing from Pinhão quay
Valeira dam (upstream)
Arrival at Ferradosa.
Free Lunch
Pocinho dam (upstream)
Arrival at Pocinho
Transfer to “Côa Museum” (visit to the archaeological museum). Inaugurated on the 30th of July 2010 and located on one of the slopes where the Douro and the Côa rivers meet, the Côa Museum uses state-of-the-art technology to present a view of the Côa Valley’s cave art, particularly from the Palaeolithic era (+/- 25,000 to 12,000 years ago). The museum is one of the facilities belonging to the Vale do Côa Archaeological Park. Guided tours in all-road vehicles and accompanied by specialised guides. The museum also offers experimental archaeology workshops and other Educational Services activities,
Accommodation abord of the boat
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Day 4Pocinho – Pinhão

Breakfast served on board
10:00 Departure from Pocinho quay
Pocinho dam (downstream)
Arrival at Senhora da Ribeira.
Free Lunch
Valeira dam (downstream)
Arrival at Pinhão.
Visit and wine Tasting at Quinta Nova. Quinta Nova Luxury Winery House “one of the nine must-see wineries in the world”, who says that it is the American Airlines. Precisely 250 years ago, the traditional winery Quinta Nova, owned by the Amorim Group, was harvesting their first grapes. This is, undoubtedly, one of the oldest wineries in the Douro region, producing Port wine for the estate and for many other plots of farmers and neighboring estates, given its large size. You will visit in detail all production of wines, the vineyard, the winery of 1764, the underground wine cellar and end your visit with a tasting of 3 wines in the store.
Dinner at Conceitus Restaurant. Indulge yourself with the delicacies that Conceitus Winery Restaurant has to offer you. The menu appeals to the senses and emotions, in a relaxed and curious way. The proposals are different every day and guests never know the menu, letting themselves be guided by the inspiration of Chef José Pinto.
Accommodation abord of the boat.
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Day 5Pinhão – Régua

Breakfast served on board

10:00 Departure from Pocinho quay

Régua dam (downstream)

Stop at Régua. Lunch at Quinta da Pacheca. The Restaurant at the Wine House Hotel has for you, offers a touch of luxury and gourmet and a search for constant quality, while keeping the true essence of the traditional Portuguese cuisine. Always prepared with fresh products of the land, the restaurant dishes are a real temptation. The quality of this cuisine, famous throughout the Douro region, makes the restaurant of Quinta da Pacheca the Ex-libris of the estate, a warm and relaxing place with a view over the Douro and the vine terraces, completed by the comfort of typical fireplace. Delicious gourmet dishes of the restaurant are perfectly harmonized with the award-winning wines of Quinta da Pacheca, making the meals a unique experience.

Visit and wine tasting at Quinta da Pacheca Winery. Quinta da Pacheca, one of the most known properties of the Douro, stands out for having been the first to bottle wine under its own brand.

SPA experience at Six Senses Resort. Enjoy the beauty of the Six Senses Douro Valley Resort, touched by the romance of the 19th century architecture and is happily married with the contemporary interiors. Positioned as the ultimate wine and SPA experience of the Douro, the Resort assumes its own regional identity. In the Spa, is unique the feeling of the union with nature and Portuguese tradition wedded to the elements of water, stone and wood, the spacious Six Senses Spa Douro Valley Spa.

Dinner at Six Senses Restaurant. Enjoy a fantastic unique Chef’s Table experience. A very personal journey of food and wine. An open cooking station is complete with a wood-fired oven for bread baking and a Josper Grill. Join a small group at a 10 courses meal that is prepared and hosted by the Chef, right before your eyes. Follow the process and complete the experience with selected accompanying wines. This is the greatest gastronomic option at the Six Senses Douro Valley that is celebrating the region.

Accommodation abord of the boat

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Day 6Régua – Porto

Breakfast served on board
10:00 Departure from Pocinho quay
Carrapatelo dam (downstream)
Stop for Free lunch
Crestuma dam (downstream)
Arrival at Porto
Dinner is waiting for you at Decastro Gaia Restaurant. A place for tasting, where wines are matched with Portuguese snacks under the guidance of renowned Chef Miguel Castro Silva. The gastronomy embraces the concept of innovation, diversification and modernity of Porto Cruz project, challenging visitors to taste new experiences that test the palate in an informal yet stylish ambiance. You will enjoy a Sunset Port Cocktail in the rooftop with 360º views over the Port Cellars and Douro River and Dinner at the Restaurant.
Accommodation abord of the boat
End of the day

Day 7Last day in paradise

Breakfast served on board
Transfer by Deluxe Vehicle to Porto Airport (OPO).
End of Tour

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