This private tour is a journey to the real beginning of the portuguese nation. You will go to the place where Portugal was born and where everything started.Your private driver and tour guide will pick you up from your place of choice in Porto and start driving towards Guimaraes. This city is regarded as the birthplace of Portugal, and hosts a very wide variety of monuments and old buildings. Get to know the charming city centre of gothic buildings, traditional houses and delightful plazas. You will visit the ancient castle of Guimaraes, which is considered as the first of Portugal. This city has been declared as World Heritage site by the UNESCO in the year 2001 due to its high amount of historic and emblematic monuments.You will visit the oldest town in the whole country, Bracara de Augusta (Braga), which exists since the 1st Century BC. Braga holds also the oldest Cathedral in the country, where its first mass celebrated was in 1089.
Absorb the sacred ambience of one of the world’s most significant pilgrimage sites on a full-day trip to Santiago de Compostela from Porto. Accompanied by an expert guide, discover the ecclesiastical majesty of Santiago de Compostela’s historical center; marvel at the grand architecture of Cathedral of Santiago, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, and gain valuable insight into the religious significance and cultural history of Galicia’s capital. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Porto hotel.
Discover the Camino de Santiago by bicycle, along the Portuguese Way starting from Guimarães!We invite you to do with us the Camino de Santiago by the main route used by the Portuguese people, the Portuguese Way, which runs along the same route as the old royal road between Oporto and Valença, a city on the border with Spain.The pilgrimages to Santiago date back to the 9th century, when the tomb of the Apostle Santiago the Greater was discovered. Since then, people from all over the world have ventured into various and different ways, taking risks and deprivations to visit and venerate Santiago.It will be a pleasant trip along 205 kilometers by rails, paths and roads that will take us from Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal, to Santiago de Compostela, one of the main centers of Christianity.Our priorities are your satisfaction, comfort, and safety so you will make the tour on mountain bikes with and without total suspension, of the latest models from reputed brands.
With a good service and a space of excellence.Super nice place, run by professional people.The best club, riding school in the North, with support for the rider, working with the horse, and guidance, in the emotional arena.One more little hidden treasure.
Discover the Camino de Santiago by bicycle, along the Portuguese Coastal Way starting from Porto!We invite you to do with us one of the routes currently most used by pilgrims due to its natural beauty since a large part of its length runs along the Portuguese and Spanish coasts.The pilgrimages to Santiago date back to the 9th century, when the tomb of the Apostle Santiago the Greater was discovered. Since then, people from all over the world have ventured into various and different ways, taking risks and deprivations to visit and venerate Santiago.This adventure begins in Sé do Porto and has as last stop in Portugal the beautiful village of Caminha, where we will cross the river Minho by boat to get into Spain. Then, we continue along the Spanish coast from A Guarda to Redondela, where we will take the Portuguese Central Way to Santiago de Compostela.
Discover the charm of Portugal's two oldest cities on this unforgettable tour. You will have the opportunity to visit the medieval village of Guimarães, the birthplace of the nation and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There, visit the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança and the Castle of Guimarães and stroll through the old streets and squares of the city. In the Roman city of Braga, home to Portugal's oldest archdiocese, you will visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus and you will see the city's historic cathedral dating back to the 11th century.
Douro it´s not only the third largest river in the Iberian Peninsula, it´s also an entire region with one of a kind landscapes, traditional villages and of course in Portugal, the region where is produced the world famous Porto Wine.Since 2001 World UNESCO Heritage, Douro Valley is considered one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world, spreading along the river banks the wine estates create an unique man made landscape with nice slopes covered with vineyards in terraces that goes from the river until the top of the hill´s.Come with us trough some world nicest roads in a really private and customizable tour where the most important thing is your happiness.Don´t worry about schedules, as long as you´re enjoying we will be there.
Santiago de Compostela & Valença Fortress Tour – Small Group – Full Day from Braga and GuimarãesWelcome to the Route of the Pilgrims – Santiago de Compostela! This full-day tour on board of a comfortable minivan is escorted by a certified guide which will personalize your experience to the fullest in Santiago de Compostela, one of the most famous pilgrim sites in the world, and also to Valença do Minho, the Fortress City.
Meet our producer of Portuguese Autochthonous Breeds , who has already won more than 80 prizes! The mission of our producer is based on two fundamental principles, the preservation of Portuguese autochthonous breeds and right agricultural practices, through the practice of sustainable organic farming. Currently the farm counts with 4 hectares in organic agriculture, since the year 2010. This area is divided in 3 slopes:- Agriculture - vine / corn / horticulture / aromatic / mixed orchard / mushrooms- Forest - autochthonous trees- Animal - 5 poultry parks / 1 sheep and goats park / 1 pork parkOur experience will include: -Arrival at the farm and welcome by the producer -Guided tour and workshop: Poultry, sheep, goats and pigs -Guided tour and workshop: Vineyard, orchard, horticultural and aromatic -Guided tour and workshop: Autochthonous trees and chestnuts -Guided tour and workshop: Mushroom greenhouse in wooden trunk -Mushroom tasting
This is an adventure for all your senses!Pick-up at the HotelTrip to Peso da RéguaVisit to a winery with Top Port Wine and Olive Oil Tastings, explained by someone from the producers family, that really feels what is explaining.Visit to a place with rocks that have something very ancient ans special, related to wine, olive oil and the old gods.Miradouro (Panoramic Sightseeing over the Douro River) with a Chapel built over the temple of a Fertility goddess.Visit to the Medieval Bridge and Tower of Ucanha Village.Lunch in a nice local restaurant, with delicious traditional food.Visit to the Visigothic Chapel of Balsemão.Trip to Pinhão through N-222 (Considered the best road of the World)Visit to the Pinhão Railway Station with its historical tilesTastings in a beautiful Winery with a private Miradouro (Considered by BBC one of the most beautiful landscapesof the World)As is a private tour, we may personalize this experience especiallyfor you.
This excursion will provide you with a memorable experience, where the historical culture of a region blends in with enogastronomy. You will meet centenary monuments, producers of Vinho Verde and a unique gastronomy.
Porto City Tour with Wine Tasting, 6 Bridges Cruise and Lunch Included – Small Group – Full Day from Braga and GuimarãesThis Full-Day City Tour on board of a comfortable minivan is escorted by a certified guide which will make you discover the beauty of the capital of the North of Portugal – the city of Porto.Welcome to Porto, “European Best Destination”, capital of the North of Portugal!
Get acquainted with the spectacular sights of Lisbon on a private full-day tour of the Portuguese capital. With a personal guide, visit hidden treasures and famous landmarks while learning about Lisbon’s ancient history. Marvel at São Jorge Castle; admire the myriad of cultures present in the Alfama neighborhood; and gaze at Belém Tower (Torre de Belém) before sampling an exquisite ‘pastel de belem’ (custard tart). On this private tour, receive undivided attention from your guide. Please note that lunch and entry fees are at your own expense.
Explore some of northern Portugal’s key cities on this full-day private tour. First, stop at the historic city of Braga with over 2,000 years of history and a lot of ancient Roman influence. Then head to Guimarães to explore its medieval city center, Guimarães Castle, and the Dukes Palace. Learn about the rich history of the UNESCO-listed cities from your informative guide and admire their beautiful architecture.
Minho Tour (Braga + Guimarães) with Lunch Included - Small Group - Full Day from Braga and Guimarães.This Full-Day Tour on board of a comfortable minivan is escorted by a certified guide which will personalize your experience to the fullest, both in the 2000 year old city of Braga and also Guimarães, the cradle of Portugal. Welcome to Minho region, the Authentic Portugal!
Get an introduction to the Peneda-Geres National Park, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, and Braga, one of the most traditional cities, during this day trip from Porto. Skip the hassle of renting a car and travel to the park with pickup and drop-off at select Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia and Matosinhos hotels. Your tour includes a traditional Portuguese lunch and wine tasting, and the small group size ensures personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere.
Explore the best of Portugal’s Minho region during this full-day tour. Discover the port city of Viana do Castelo and its beautiful hilltop sanctuary of Santa Luzia. Then head to Portugal’s oldest village, Ponte de Lima, to learn about the country’s ancient history as well as its popular “green wine” culture. Sit down to a delicious Portuguese lunch and visit a local winery before heading back to Porto.
A ten hours tour that will take you to the Essence of Jewish Sephardic culture!Visit the medieval Synagogues, the old Jewish quarters, discover the physical marks left in the architecture and the Sephardic legacy that overhang local culture until our days. Get to know the astonishing villages, where the true History of Portuguese and Spanish Jews is kept! Holders of a unique culture, Portuguese and Spanish Jews formed one of the most important Communities in both countries. With an Iberian essence, they were determinant for the creation and growth of both countries powerful Empires.We will take you through villages of unique beauty, where for a long time reigned the harmony of the promised Sepharad.We will also take you through History and walk on the same paths in which thousands of people, who had their lives destroyed by intolerance and violence, walked for survival.Discover crypto-Judaism, the best kept Portuguese secret guarded for five centuries.
Take a tour of Portugal’s Alentejo region during this full-day excursion. Stop at the Almendres Cromlech to see the pre-historic human presence in the area before making your way to Evora. Learn about the history of the city and see landmarks such as the ancient Roman Temple, the cathedral and bones chapel, and the historic city center. Then visit the medieval city of Monsaraz on your way back to Lisbon.
Coimbra & Aveiro Tour with University, Lunch and "Moliceiro" Cruise Included - Small Group - Full Day from Braga and GuimarãesThis full-day tour on board of a comfortable minivan is escorted by a certified guide which will personalize your experience to the fullest in Coimbra, the city of the students and ancient capital of Portugal and also Aveiro, the “Portuguese Venice”.
Explore the UNESCO-listed Guimaraes city with a small group of just 14 people or fewer, which makes for an intimate atmosphere and plenty of chances to ask questions. Travel in a comfortable minivan, so you can sit back and enjoy the scenery while your guide takes care of navigation and provides commentary. Stroll through the historic streets, visiting the major monuments and trying some of the cuisine.
Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the Douro Valley, including two must-do activities: wine estate visits and a river cruise aboard a traditional rabelo boat. Learn about the UNESCO World Heritage area through the two winery visits, where you'll taste both port and muscat. Stop midday for a traditional lunch, then step aboard a traditional boat for a relaxing cruise.
We set off towards Amarante and its traditional streets where we breathe in History and Heritage. The trip continues onto Régua, with a quick stop at an observation point in Mesão Frio. It was from Peso da Régua that, in past centuries, the typical Rabelo boats transported the barrels of wine to Vila Nova de Gaia. And this story can be witnessed in the Douro House, with its stained glass where you can see portrayed the history of the Douro Demarcated Wine Region. The Railway Station, where the first train arrived in 1879, is a must-visit. We leave for Pinhão and, once there, we suggest a walk along the river bank, a quick visit to the train station, with its typical tiles, and then on to an estate and Port wine tasting in 'Quinta do Tedo'.