From Porto you can easily visit other attractive locals on a day trip tour.
1. Tour from Porto to the Douro Valley
If you are visiting Porto, you can’t miss a trip down the Douro Valley, a beautiful landscape outside of Porto. Discover the oldest world wine region, a World Heritage Place.
Go in a luxurious private tour to meet distinct and prestigious winemakers, walk among the vineyards and taste award-winning wines.
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2. “Vinho Verde” and “Bairrada” Wine Regions
There are two other wine regions, which are worth a visit: the Vinho Verde (young wine), in the ancient cities of Celorico de Basto and Amarante, and the sparkling wine region (“Bairrada”) where you have the opportunity to taste good Portuguese sparkling wine and have the traditional meal “Leitão” (grilled baby pork), one of the Portuguese cuisine specialties!
3. Alto Minho: Barcelos, Ponte de Lima and Viana do Castelo
Explore the Alto Minho in one day and discover the authentic Portugal and the medieval heritage at Barcelos, Ponte de Lima and the coastal town of Viana do Castelo.
4. Guimarães (World Heritage city) and Braga
Go in a day trip tour to experience the medieval World Heritage city Guimarães, its medieval castle and palace, and see the cathedral in Braga where you can visit the Bom Jesus Sanctuary.
5. Aveiro, the “Venice of Portugal”
Visit Aveiro, known as the “Venice of Portugal” for the extensive network of water channels, and enjoy a cruise on a “moliceiro” (a traditional boat).
6. Coimbra and Fátima
Go in a full-day tour Visit Coimbra, one of Europe’s oldest university cities, and the Portugal’s most important pilgrimage site Fátima.
7. Santiago de Compostela
Alternatively, you can experience the Spain’s traditional landmark for religious pilgrims Santiago de Compostela, and visit its old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.