Oporto and North of Portugal
Oporto, Portugal’s second largest city, is well known by an immensely character and picturesque city. Impressively located on the banks of the Douro River, the city is full of atmospheric history and offers fascinating sights and experiences, which includes the many majestic houses and the labyrinth of the medieval quarters. On the other bank is Gaia, where you can find a string of bars and restaurants among the old port warehouses.
The Northern region of Portugal boasts a rich variety of manor houses where one can sleep “like a prince” and experience the charm of Portugal’s aristocratic traditions, and discover the secrets of wine-making.
In the northwestern Portugal is the province of Minho, a beautiful area of lush green vegetation where visitors can experience a vast range of eco-friendly activities.
Trás-os-Montes, located in the northeastern corner of the country is characterized by small villages where the ageing inhabitants still eke out a living from small farms. Douro Valley landscape is a monumental sculpture of wired terraces, where vineyards prevail. It was the world´s first demarcated wine region being established in 1756.