Douro - vineyards everywhere



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Douro is a magical region!
The wonderful landscapes in combination with the variety of vineyards look breathtaking. Several viewing point let you see the green surroundings with the nice river. Especially if you're a wine lover, it's definitely a place for you!

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Hotels in Douro

Welcome to our hand picked selection of romantic hotels and cosy apartments in Douro! Are you looking for a spa hotel in Lamego or a bed & breakfast in Pinhão?
If you want to relax in a nice apartment or enjoy the countryside: For sure, we'll find the right place for you!

Actiities in Douro

Amarante is a charming place, where you should visit the monastery São Gonçalo.
Furthermore, there are taking places different flew markets and in the Confeitaria da Pontes you can taste typical pastries.
Provesende is a little village with the bakery Fatima, where they still produce bread in a traditional way.
Régua is definitely worth a visit as well. There are a lot of good restaurants and a nice museum.
5 km further, Casa Calços do Tanha will wait for you. A nice place to taste regional wines and regional food.
Tarouca, Ucanha and Salzedas are a trip back through the previous ages: an Cistercian abbey from 1168, a visit in the old monastery and a unique dinner in Casa do Paço de Dalvares.
Of course, you should try the different vines from all the vineyards!
The whole region can be discovered by train, boat or by car.

Gastronomy in Douro

Let's try a feijoada à portuguesa (Portuguese bean stew) or a delicious bife à portuguesa (beefsteak). Even if you love fish, this is the right place for you! For example the famous arroz de peixe (fish rice) is very popular!
Also, you should definitely taste the different vines of the region!

Travel inspirations, itineraries and best places to stay

A handpicked selection of elegant and luxurious accommodations. From five-star hotels to beautifully decorated guesthouses in unique surroundings ….
Close your eyes and imagine: just you, the mountains, valleys or the sea. Escape daily routine and enjoy the magic of nature in one of our secluded getaways set in amazing surroundings.
Who says good things must be expensive? We have discovered a number of quaint little hotels and bed & breakfasts that are great value for money without missing out on comfort, service and beauty.
Traditional dishes prepared with fresh local produce, lovingly prepared comfort food in a rustic setting or fine dining in an elegant environment, everyone has his preferences …
Take part of the laid back village life, stroll along cobblestone streets, dine in small traditional restaurants and smile at the locals on the main square.
There are so many beautiful wine regions that it is hard to make a choice. Besides the Chianti in Italy, Burgundy in France, the Douro in Portugal or La Rioja in Spain there are endless more …