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Our most recommended Norte Region Private car tours

Porto: Historic Center Photo Tour in Ford T Replica

1. Porto: Historic Center Photo Tour in Ford T Replica

Visit the top landmarks of Porto and snap unforgettable photos as you drive around in early 20th century cars. See the grand Porto cathedral and the Passeio das Virtudes with your knowledgeable driver. Head to Vila Nova de Gaia, a hub of the port wine industry and filled with café terraces and picturesque tiled houses, perfect for a photo. Discover the Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, a former monastery set on a hilltop, and take some panoramic pictures of the city. Snap some captivating photos at the Miradouro da Vitória viewpoint. Hear interesting stories and anecdotes about the city from your helpful guide as you tour around one of the oldest cities in Portugal.

From Porto: Private Douro Valley Tour with Cruise and Wine

2. From Porto: Private Douro Valley Tour with Cruise and Wine

Start the day with a stop in the beautiful city of Amarante and visit its historical center. Continue to the beautiful region of the Douro Valley, where you have the chance to stop to appreciate its beauty, serenity, and terraces of vineyards known as the stairs of the giants, and its farms and villages along the hills. Arriving in Pinhao, visit one of the most beautiful train stations in Portugal, then take a cruise to relax and enjoy the unique landscapes that this region offers. Later, visit two of the most beautiful and renowned wine estates and enjoy an included wine tasting. Take advantage of this moment to taste Port wine.

Douro Valley Private Full–Day Tour from Porto

3. Douro Valley Private Full–Day Tour from Porto

Discover the lush and stunning landscapes on this day trip from Porto to the Douro Valley. Unlock local flavors with a two port wine samplings and a mouth-watering lunch. Relax on a cruise aboard the  Douro River. In the morning, be picked up from your accommodation in Porto and climb aboard a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle. Cross the older bridge and snap some pictures of the views from the bridge. Enter the Douro Valley and learn about some local history. Have the opportunity to visit two unique locations and enjoy samples of port wine at each stop. See where a variety of different types of wine are produced try some of these delectable wines. Sit down to an amazing typical Portuguese lunch with flavors that you will never forget. Finish your tour with a one-hour boat trip through wine country landscapes before returning to your accommodation in Porto.

Porto: Private Douro Valley Day with Lunch

4. Porto: Private Douro Valley Day with Lunch

After your pickup in the morning, you will begin your 8–hour tour with a stop at a viewpoint in Peso da Régua to enjoy the views of the entire city. Once there you will have the opportunity to visit 2 wine estates, where a variety of different types of wine are produced, and you can even taste some of these wines. When lunch time rolls around, you will experience a typical Portuguese meal. Following lunch, your day will not be complete without a relaxing 1-hour ride on a Rabelo boat along the Douro river. All this will show you the beauty of Douro, and your private guide will be on hand to tell you everything you need and want to know. At the conclusion of your tour you will be returned to your accommodation, after a remarkable day delighting in the views, towns, and the countryside of the Douro region.

From Porto: Private Douro Valley Tour with Booking Service

5. From Porto: Private Douro Valley Tour with Booking Service

Spend the afternoon exploring the Douro Valley on a private tour from Porto. Take advantage of a convenient booking service to enjoy local cuisine at a restaurant and visit a wine estate for an opportunity to try regional wines. Depart from Porto and drive into the Douro Valley in your private car. Take in scenic views of terraced vineyards, the flowing river, and impressive bridges. Explore the region and learn about the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. Head to stunning sightseeing points and notice state-of-the-art properties that dot the area. Stop for a meal (at your own expense), and try delicious Port wines at an estate (at your own expense). During your tour, have your personal guide make reservations at a wine estate and restaurant for a seamless experience.

From Porto: Sanctuary of Fatima & Coimbra Private Day Trip

6. From Porto: Sanctuary of Fatima & Coimbra Private Day Trip

In total privacy, comfort and tranquility, travel to visit the Sanctuary of Fátima and discover one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world, with the option of attending a mass at the sanctuary. The tour also has an opportune stop in the historic city of Coimbra, recognized for having one of the oldest universities in Europe. This trip begins in Porto, and then onto Coimbra, the city of students and the oldest university in the country with 12th-century history, and one of the oldest in the world. Take time to visit the Joanina Library with its collection of over 300,000 books and some of the rarest manuscripts in the entire country. Visit the Old Romanesque style Cathedral (Sé Velha). It is recommended you cross the river to visit the Santa Clara Convent and the Quinta das Lágrimas (Estate of Tears), where the love between Pedro and Inês blossomed. Have lunch at one of the taverns downtown, where you can find the most delicious snacks. Head then towards Fátima, where Our Lady of Fátima appeared to the three shepherd children in 1917. Here, visit the Basilica, where Francisco, Jacinta Marto, and Lúcia are buried, the Igreja da Santíssima Trindade (Church of the Holy Trinity), and the largest Catholic sanctuary in Portugal. There will also be time to see the Capela das Aparições (Chapel of Apparitions), a small temple built at the request of Our Lady of Fátima when she appeared to the three shepherd children, and Azinheira Grande, the tree that Jacinta, Lúcia, and Francisco passed before seeing the Saint.

Porto: Full-Day Douro Valley Wine Tour

7. Porto: Full-Day Douro Valley Wine Tour

A perfect trip for wine lovers, don't miss this day trip through the region that gave us Port wine. Leave Porto and head for your first stop in your Douro Valley tour, the town of Amarante. With its traditional streets and buildings made from local granite, here you can explore unique sites and noteworthy monuments, such as the Convent and Church of São Gonçalo, and a beautiful and imposing bridge. If you prefer, you can also visit the municipal Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Museum. Continue your trip through the city of Régua on your way to Pinhao, stopping at a viewing point in Mesão Frio. In Régua, admire the beautiful stained glass windows of Casa do Douro that illustrate the history of how barrels of wine were first transported in Rabelo boats down the Douro River. In Pinhão, see the city's famous train station, built in 1879, as well as the Douro Museum where you'll become familiar with the whole history of Port wine. Pinhão features a scenic landscape of rivers, valleys, vineyards, and houses climbing up the slopes.   You will walk along the river, passing through the train station with its typical tiles and then head to a farm for a Port wine tasting - the perfect way to finish off this Port adventure.

From Porto: Braga and Guimarães Full-Day Tour

8. From Porto: Braga and Guimarães Full-Day Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia, and then discover the "Cradle of Portugal" on a day trip to Guimarães and Braga. Upon arrival in Guimarães, visit the birthplace of Portugal's first king at the medieval Castle of Guimarães. See the Chapel of St. Michael where he was baptized, and discover the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança. Continue to the Church of Our Lady of Consolation (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira) and the Holy Steps. Then, discover a favorite meeting point for several generations in Guimarães on Praça da Oliveira. Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of the historic center, including the beautiful Town Hall. Venture down one of the oldest streets of Guimarães on Rua de Santa Maria, and contemplate the Convent of Santa Clara before you take a break for lunch and soak up the city's youthful vibe on Praça de Santiago. Continue in the afternoon at the old city of Braga. Visit Praça da República, admire the unique façade of the Igreja dos Congregados, discover the House of Riddles and the famous A Brasileira café. Go to the fortified tower of the Torre de Menagem and see the 18th-century fountain of the Largo do Paço. Admire the cathedral that survived many earthquakes to emerge as one of Portugal's most important monuments. Then, head to Monte do Bom Jesus, 6 kilometers from the city center, and see the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Braga to experience the most famous religious sanctuary in Portugal. Depart Braga as the sun begins to set, and return to Porto to get dropped off at your hotel.

Porto: Private Transfer to Lisbon with Stops in 3 Cities

9. Porto: Private Transfer to Lisbon with Stops in 3 Cities

Tick off three of the most important cities on the Portuguese coast in just one day with this convenient private transfer service. Travel from Porto to Lisbon and enjoy optional stops in Aveiro, Coimbra, Fátima, Nazaré, or Óbidos. After getting picked up from your hotel in Porto, travel towards the city of Aveiro. Enjoy some free time to explore the canals, Nouveau architecture, and colorfully painted Moliceiros boats of the city. Alternatively, you may wish to stop in Coimbra, home to one of the oldest universities in Portugal. Here, immerse yourself in the city's modern area, the university, and its ancient past. Continue towards either Nazaré or Fátima for lunch and a walk around the city. In Nazaré, soak up the views of the Portuguese coast and see for yourself why the city is a surfer's paradise. Or, explore the many religious sites in Fátima. Finally, pay a visit to the medieval town of Óbidos. Here, enjoy some free time to explore the town's famously quirky bookstores, medieval streets, and liquor bars at your own pace. Get dropped off at your hotel in Lisbon after a full day's sightseeing.

From Porto: Aveiro and Coimbra Private Tour

10. From Porto: Aveiro and Coimbra Private Tour

Departing from the city of Porto, in a short, comfortable and private trip of 30 minutes, discover the beauty of the city of Aveiro and its famous Ria de Aveiro. Enjoy the peace and tranquility that this place provides. At your own pace and away from the crowds, interact with the community and learn about their stories in a mix between nature and gastronomy, in a unique and unforgettable experience. Have a memorable lunch at a local restaurant and choose the places to enjoy: • discover why it is known as the Venice of Portugal • explore its numerous canals and bridges. • visit the fish market, past Art Nouveau buildings, and colorful moliceiro boats. • Add a cruise on the Ria Aveiro, to further explore the city from the Ria. • discover Costa Nova, where you will have the opportunity to see and photograph the colorful fishermen's houses, typically painted with vertical stripes. The journey continues to the historic city of Coimbra. The city of students and the oldest university in the country, (12th century), and one of the oldest in the world. Take the time to: • visit the Joanina Library with its collection of over 300,000 books and some of the rarest manuscripts in the entire country. • visit the Old Romanesque style Cathedral (Sé Velha). • crossing the river to visit the Santa Clara Convent and the Quinta das Lágrimas (Estate of Tears), where the love between Pedro and Inês blossomed. • having a lunch at one of the taverns downtown, where you can find the most delicious snacks. Return comfortably to your hotel in Porto after a day filled with culture and beauty that will surely stay in your best memories.

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Tour description should clearly state that this is basically a transfer service provided by a driver, nor a guide. Also, Coimbra deserves a lot more time than Aveiro. Overall Paulo, our driver, really went extra mile for us making sure we are happy, which we highly appreciated.

Knowledgeable, wonderful history, lovely guide. Made the visit the best! Well planned agenda and tour.

Great tour with Rudolfo. Go to thee recommended restaurant! It was fantastic.

Our guide Ivo was awesome. We highly recommend the private tour.

Excelenteee!! Recomendamos el guía y el servicio 100%