Porto City and Douro Off The Beaten Track


  • Find out what makes Porto tick and discover local cuisine with a local guide on a food tasting tour
  • Take the train out to the stunning Douro Valley for a wine tasting session
  • Explore the hidden gems of the city thanks to the insider knowledge of your local hosts
£905 pp
  1. Choose date!
  2. Select time if there are different times shown
  3. Select number of people
  4. Check availability
Check Availabilty

What you'll do

Arrival Day

Our guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel
Time for you to take a leisurely stroll around the city and get your bearings.

In the afternoon you will meet your guide and you will join a small group for a relaxed walk around the lesser known areas of Porto and  introduce you to five unique tasting locations. You will taste important elements in the cuisines of Porto and the North of Portugal learning about the families and the history behind the restaur...Read All

Douro Valley Wine Tasting

Today you will take the train at Campanhã Station and travel towards Régua on a journey that takes you inland and into vineyard country with its stunning landscape.

We will stop at a viewpoint where you can drink in the beautiful landscape of Douro, and you can see the winding River Douro meandering through vineyards hugging the cone-shaped hills on the other side of the river.

After this delightful experience, it’s time to visit a famous wine cellar in Douro where you will ...Read All

A Free Day to Explore

This is your day to explore independently, and your chance to make use of all you’ve learnt about Porto to explore it like a local.

Of course, your hosts will be more than happy to offer recommendations on what to do or where to go during  your days with them, to help you get the very best out of this beautiful city.





A.S. 1829 Hotel

Departure Day

After a delightful night in Porto with its vibrant atmosphere, it´s time to end your short break in this region. Gather all your memories, luggage and belongings and say goodbye to Porto. It has been a great adventure and we would love for you to return and discover more of Portugal.

We are sure you will leave feeling as though you’ve really got to know Porto from the local perspective, and haven’t just visited the city, but learnt its history, its culture and what it̵...Read All

What's included


  • Transfers & all Transport
  • Accommodation for 3 nights including breakfast
  • Guided tour of the city with your local host on day 1
  • Lunch & Wine Tasting on day 2
Your local host


My name is Susana Poças, and I am passionate about my country, nature, and the countryside. Let me show you the hidden corners of my passion and how beautiful my country is.

My name is Susana Poças, and I am passionate about my country, nature, and the countryside. Let me show you the hidden corners of my passion and how beautiful my country is.

Susana image


Your city break in Porto begins with you being picked up at the airport by your local host, who will transfer you straight to your hotel in Porto.

Your hotel is in the heart of Old Town Porto, the most beautiful and atmospheric area of the city, so is a perfect base for your free time when it comes to exploring.

As part of the break, you will take the train out to the Douro Valley region, returning on the same day to your hotel.


Join our community

Get off the beaten track and support local communities that you visit.

Sign up for inspiriation for your itinerary, new experiences and special offers.