Curated Activities – The Best of Porto

Douro Valley Wine tasting and River Cruise

Tourists in a boat in the Douro Valley in Portugal.

A Porto Day Tour without wine is not advised. So leave this Atlantic Coast city for the Douro Valley for a day tour featuring a visit to historic Pinhao. there is wine tasting before a lunch, also with wine, and definitely upgrade to the river cruise on an authentic rabelo boat. After lunch, you’ll visit a family wine estate for a further tasting. – by Viator

Guimarães and Braga 

Visitors entering the Guimaraes Palace of Dukes of Braganza

North of Porto via an easy drive, Guimarães and Braga are gorgeous towns with history as old as the Romans. Experience a 10th century castle, a genuine 2 course Portuguese lunch, Bom Jesus do Monte and Se de Braga. Prepare for a day bursting with art and artisanship. – by Viator.

4 Course Cooking Class

Students at a cooking class in Lisbon, Portugal listen to their instructor.

Taught in a professional kitchen space, this 4 course focus on Portuguese cooking is a gourmet experience with super fresh local ingredients like mussels and cod. Guests should always communicate allergies and aversions, of course. Wine is included, as well as dessert. From beginners to pros, there is something for everyone. – by Viator

Historical Porto Small Group Walk

A group of people listening to a tour guide in Porto, Portugal.

An easy-to-find central meeting point in front of Porto Cathedral starts this half day tour off. Key stops include the Mercado do Bolhao, Cafe Majestic for coffee and Ponte de Dom Luis I. – by Viator

Ten Tastes Private Food Tour

A couple enjoy a Portuguese pastry in the city of Lisbon while on a food walking tour.

Figs, walnuts, quince, olives. octopus, dry-aged ham, pastries and a hot dog??? Well one of the best on earth, be assured. This private food tour is simply delicious. – by Viator

The shortest way between two people is a smile – the lasting one a glass of Port!” –

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