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Porto and the Douro Valley (Self Drive)
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This is a suggested independent itinerary that you customize. Please select the best flights, hotels, trains, activities, transportation and number of nights in each destination to fit your needs.
Discover what makes the north of Portugal so wonderful; Porto is known for its wines (and for being the former seat of Portuguese royalty, its medieval history, and cosmopolitan lifestyle) and the surrounding Duoro Valley countryside is absolutely charming (as well as being home to its own specialty wine production). Travel by rental car in order to explore the best of the countryside. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

This 6 night sample itinerary includes:
  • Flight into Porto and out of Porto
  • Hotel for 3 nights in Porto
  • Rental car for 4 days
  • Hotel for 3 nights in Duoro Valley
  • Daily breakfast (if stated in hotel info)

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Porto (20)   Duoro Valley (2)  
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3 nights in Porto

Porto (also known as Oporto) is the second city of Portugal, and a hub for the northern part of the country in terms of arts, entertainment, culture and shopping. Previously conquered by the Celts, Romans and Moors, Porto has been a jewel in the Portuguese royal crown for nearly a millennium. The city offers art treasures, medieval cathedrals, museums, shopping, and delicious food and drink, all while tourists enjoy breathtaking views of the River Douro, which empties into the Atlantic just three miles from the city center. Don`t miss the center, in particular the Ribeira neighborhood, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Porto Cathedral (Sé), Clerigos Church and Tower, Palacio da Bolsa, the gardens at the Palacio de Cristal, Ponte Dom Luis I, the port wine lodges of Vila Nova de Gaia, the Funicular dos Guindais, Praça da Liberdade, Avenida dos Aliados, and so much more!


3 nights in Duoro Valley

In the Douro region, you can have unforgettable experiences related to the observation of a unique natural landscape, to the wine production, to the local cuisine and the water sports



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Porto
Day 1
Arrive to Porto
Overnight in Porto   35 hotels offered
Optional  137 Things to do
Day 2
Overnight in Porto   35 hotels offered
Optional  137 Things to do
Day 3
Overnight in Porto   35 hotels offered
Optional  137 Things to do
Day 4
Departing from Porto
Transportation to next city by: Rental Car
Duoro Valley
Day 4
Arrive to Duoro Valley
Overnight in Duoro Valley   20 hotels offered
Day 5
Overnight in Duoro Valley   20 hotels offered
Day 6
Overnight in Duoro Valley   20 hotels offered
Day 7
Departing from Duoro Valley

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Portugal

Portugal is one of the oldest nations in Europe and you can see that in its vast multi-cultural monumental, artistic, and archaeological heritage. Portugal offers sandy beaches, art treasures, flavorful cuisine, unique architecture (Manueline), charming handcrafts, a mild climate, and friendly people. What you will see: almond trees in the African-looking Algarve, cork forests and fields of golden wheat in Alentejo, ranches in Ribatejo, narrow, winding streets in the Alfama in Lisbon, ox-drawn carts crossing the plains of Minho, and vineyards in the Douro.

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Porto (also known as Oporto) is the second city of Portugal, and a hub for the northern part of the country in terms of arts, entertainment, culture and shopping. Previously conquered by the Celts, Romans and Moors, Porto has been a jewel in the Portuguese royal crown for nearly a millennium. The city offers art treasures, medieval cathedrals, museums, shopping, and delicious food and drink, all while tourists enjoy breathtaking views of the River Douro, which empties into the Atlantic just three miles from the city center. Don`t miss the center, in particular the Ribeira neighborhood, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Porto Cathedral (Sé), Clerigos Church and Tower, Palacio da Bolsa, the gardens at the Palacio de Cristal, Ponte Dom Luis I, the port wine lodges of Vila Nova de Gaia, the Funicular dos Guindais, Praça da Liberdade, Avenida dos Aliados, and so much more!
Duoro Valley
In the Douro region, you can have unforgettable experiences related to the observation of a unique natural landscape, to the wine production, to the local cuisine and the water sports
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