Porto Your Way

Discover Porto, the second-largest city in Portugal, with a rich history, beautiful architecture and, of course, delectable Port wine. Spend seven nights in the region and visit the fertile Douro Valley and incredible religious monuments in Minho.

Location:

Porto, Norte, Portugal, Portugal

9  Days | 7  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Porto (If flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Airport transfers in Porto
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • Half-day city tour of Porto with English or French-speaking guide
  • Full-day excursion to Douro Valley including 1-hour cruise on the Douro River with English or French-speaking guide
  • Full-day excursion to Minho including English or French-speaking guide
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 wine tastings
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Porto.

Day 2

Welcome to Porto

Upon arrival in Porto, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.

Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 3

Porto: Sightseeing & Tasting

Today, enjoy a guided tour through Porto, a beautiful city on the banks of the Douro River.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Porto City Tour: Admire Porto’s cathedral, the lovely São Bento train station and the incredible Lello bookshop. Cross the Douro River to Vila Nova de Gaia, where you’ll visit a Porto wine cellar and sample the rich flavours of this incredible wine.
Meal(s) : Breakfast, wine tasting
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 4

Porto: Douro Valley Excursion (approx. 270 km)

Explore the Douro Valley on a full-day guided excursion.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Douro Valley Excursion: This unique region is a UNESCO World Heritage Area, and was the first demarcated wine region in the world. Visit the São Leonardo de Galatura viewpoint and take in the natural beauty of the area. Next, head to Pinhão for a one-hour cruise on the Douro River. Finish the day with a Port wine tasting.
Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch, wine tasting
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 5

Porto: Sightseeing & Tasting

Today, enjoy a guided walking tour of Porto.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Porto Walking Tour: With your guide, stroll through narrow alleys, feel the magic of the old city and take in the warm vibes. Discover hidden viewpoints and embrace the tripeiro spirit.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 6

Porto: Minho Region Excursion (approx. 60 km)

Today, enjoy a full-day excursion to the Minho region.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Minho Region Excursion: Visit Braga, one of the oldest religious cities in the world. You'll also visit the “faith triangle” of the cathedral, and the Sanctuaries of Our Lady of Sameiro and Bom Jesus do Monte. Next, visit Guimaraes, the cradle of Portugal, with its unique historical centre listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001.
Meal(s) : Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Days 7 & 8

Porto: At leisure

Explore Porto at your own rhythm.

Meal(s) : 2 breakfasts
Accommodation:
(2 nights)

Day 9

Porto - Return to Canada

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s) : Breakfast

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Porto, Norte, Portugal
Grande Hotel do Porto(or similar)
Porto, Norte, Portugal
HF Fenix Porto(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the trip.
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily from November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2019

MORE TO KNOW

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

CITY TAXES

City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Porto and are payable in local currency upon checkout. The tax is 2 EUR per person, per night (maximum 7 nights). Rates are subject to change without notice.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.