Activities in the Douro valley
The Douro region in northern Portugal is a beautiful destination. The landscape is characterised by rugged mountains, deep valleys and steep vineyards that run along the Douro River. The Douro Valley has some interesting small towns and villages that are wonderful to explore. Pinhão, Lamego or Provesende are just a few towns you should visit. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit the valley with pleasant temperatures.
Wine lovers take note! The Douro region is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in the world. Wine has been cultivated here for over 250 years. There are around 50 wineries in the area, most of which have their vines planted on terraced hillsides. It is not only the scenic beauty of the wine region, but also its historical significance and long wine-growing tradition that make the Douro province a great destination. The wines produced here are top quality and wine lovers should not miss out on wine tasting in the region.