Portugal Road Trip: Where to stop between Lisbon and the Douro Valley

Douro Valley road trip

Anyone visiting Portugal with a love for wine will have the Douro Valley firmly on their radar. Here vines cascade down steep hills until the skinny terraces reach the curves of the Douro River. This UNESCO World Heritage site is the world’s oldest demarcated wine region, dating right back to 1756. Driving directly between Lisbon […]

Guide to the best Douro Valley winery tours

Ride a traditional rabelo boat on a Douro Valley winery tour or day trip

If you’re a fan of wine, spectacular landscapes, and fresh country air, then a Douro Valley winery tour is the best day trip from Porto. This beautiful area west of Porto is a stunning destination and is recognised as the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Its rich winemaking history dates back to 1756 when the […]

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