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Portugal: Porto, Vinho Verde and Douro Valley

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Tour start | end:
Viana Do Castelo, Portugal / Porto, Portugal
Length: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Rating: Intermediate

Tour Overview

Portugal Bike Tour - Bike Porto, Vinho Verde and Cruise Douro River

Pristine beaches, famous wineries, a stay at a newly developed sports hotel, a night in the whimsical luxury of a wine barrel suite, and a private cruise down the Douro river, set the tone for this Portugal bike trip. Explore Viana do Castelo, cycle over the famed Ponte Eiffel, past gentle rivers, towering mountains, and the stunning Atlantic Coast. Wander off the beaten track to historic vineyards of Porto, Vinho Verde wine region, and Douro River Valley.

Ride to the town of Caminha along the path of the Camino de Santiago, through numerous quintessentially Portuguese towns and villages, and over the famed Ponte Eiffel, another one of Gustav Eiffel’s engineering wonders. Make your way to the Vinho Verde wine region, notable for the production of non-traditional young wine. Visit the Quinta do Ameal winery, a small ancient property that exudes natural beauty with manicured gardens. Partake in a delectable lunch with wine pairings, considered to be some of the best in the world. Stop at Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, the most famous winery in all of Douro for a tasting.

Portugal: Porto, Vinho Verde and Douro Valley Bike Tour MapTake a private cruise down the Douro River, with stunning views of both the river and countryside that accompany sights of some of Portugal’s most beautiful architecture. Spend the night in the luxurious and whimsical wine barrel suites of Quinta de Pacheca. Sample the famous Port wine and enjoy a guided walking tour of Porto.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day
    1

    Arrive at the FeelViana, a luxury sports hotel in Viana Do Castelo. Enjoy Viana do Castelo on a warm-up ride. Savor a welcome dinner at the lounge terrace restaurant of your hotel.

  • Day
    2

    Cross over the Ponte Eiffel on a ride to Caminha. Cycle along the path of the Camino de Santiago by the coast and numerous quintessentially Portuguese towns.

  • Day
    3

    This is your day, with a plethora of exciting activities to partake in at the FeelViana Hotel and in the city of Viana do Castelo.

  • Day
    4

    Cycle along the Lima River to Ponte de Lima, the oldest village in Portugal. Savor wine tastings and lunch at the famed Quinta do Ameal winery in the Vinho Verde Region.

  • Day
    5

    Ride to the heart of Douro’s wine region and onto Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, the most famous winery in all of Douro. Relax on a scenic private cruise on the Douro River. Sleep in a wine barrel, literally! Your home tonight are the luxury suites inside the idyllic and romantic wine barrels of Quinta Da Pacheca.

  • Day
    6

    Transfer to Porto, a coastal city that is known for its prominent bridges and port wine production. Explore Porto on a private cruise, while learning more about the production processes of port wine. Discover the city’s riverside while sipping a glass of wine from the Douro region and enjoy a sumptuous lunch on board. Following the cruise, we shuttle you to the airport.

Lodging Information

Distinctive lodging, carefully selected to complement your tour.

  • FeelViana Hotel, Viana Do Castelo

    The hotel is a four-star property, that presents a sophisticated fusion of leisure and comfort. With a contemporary yet sustainable design, the hotel preserves and respects the exceptional habitat where it is set, using natural building materials for a sober and harmonious integration with the surrounding pinewood forest. (4 Nights)

    Lodging Website
  • Quinta de Pacheca

    Quinta de Pacheca, Douro

    This well-known winery and hotel offer whimsical and luxury wine barrel suites to complete the experience for the Oenophiles. (1 Night)

    Lodging Website
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Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
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Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019
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Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 18, 2019
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Oct 20, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
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Tour start | end:
Viana Do Castelo, Portugal / Porto, Portugal
Length: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Rating: Intermediate

What's Included

  • Support of experienced Sojourn leaders with local knowledge
  • Full van support for a variety of route options
  • Custom Sojourn jersey and water bottles – both yours to keep
  • 5 nights at boutique and luxury accommodations
  • All meals except 2 dinners.
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Baggage transfers and porterage
  • Complimentary use of Sojourn’s equipment and bikes. We will be using Giant or Specialized carbon fiber road / hybrid bikes on this trip
  • Option of Electric Assist Bikes (E-Bikes) at an added cost of $150
  • Daily route directions, maps, and a downloadable GPS Option
  • 5% Past Traveler Discount to use on your next Sojourn Tour
Starting at $4,300 Per Person
Give us a Call: 800-730-4771
Dates & Prices
Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
$4,300
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Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019
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Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 18, 2019
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Oct 20, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
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Tour start | end:
Viana Do Castelo, Portugal / Porto, Portugal
Length: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Rating: Intermediate

When in Porto, Drink Port Wine and Remember...

  • United States and Canadian citizens do not require a visa to enter Portugal for tourism or business stays under ninety (90) days.

 

  • As with any Sojourn trip, every single element of this trip was developed by the Sojourn crew and is not outsourced. The Sojourn commitment of impeccable service, world-renowned luxury hotels, carefully designed routes, custom fitted bikes, professional leader support and unwavering attention to details, stays firm.

 

  • We meet you at 1 PM at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, Porto, Portugal (OPO). We will drop you off around 3 PM at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, Porto, Portugal (OPO). All outbound flights out of OPO should be booked after 6PM.

 

  • A lot of the gourmet restaurants where we dine offer specially prepared limited or fixed menus featuring regional cuisine. So selecting off the main menu might not be an option.

 

  • Most of the locals do speak English. Besides, you will always be supported by two Sojourn leaders who are fluent in Portuguese in addition to English.
Starting at $4,300 Per Person
Give us a Call: 800-730-4771
Dates & Prices
Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
$4,300
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Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019
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Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 18, 2019
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Oct 20, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
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Tour start | end:
Viana Do Castelo, Portugal / Porto, Portugal
Length: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Rating: Intermediate

Private Trips

Reserve one of our regularly scheduled trip dates for your private group and qualify for reduced pricing. The larger your group, the lower the per person price. Gather your friends and we’ll do the rest to provide your group with a truly personalized and memorable vacation. Smaller groups can join published trips and receive reduced pricing on trips that aren’t reserved as private trip dates.

For groups of 16-18 people traveling together on a published tour date, a 10% discount on the double occupancy trip price will apply.

For groups of 12-15 people traveling together on a published tour date, a discount of 8% on the double occupancy trip price will apply.

For groups of 8-11 people traveling together on a published date, a discount of 6% on the double occupancy trip price will apply.

Group discounts may not be combined with other offers.

Starting at $4,300 Per Person
Give us a Call: 800-730-4771
Dates & Prices
Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019
$4,300
Book Now
Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019
$4,300
Book Now
Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 18, 2019
$4,300
Book Now
Oct 20, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
$4,300
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Prices subject to change

Tour start | end:
Viana Do Castelo, Portugal / Porto, Portugal
Length: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Rating: Intermediate

Did You Know? Douro River Valley was the first demarcated wine-producing region in the world established in 1756. The famous Port wine is still made with the original methods.