Heritage and Nature Tour

"We come in, and are already in the wonderful kingdom."
Miguel Torga

Description of the Tour

Joining history, architecture and nature is the guarantee of a day full of emotions. Douro First proposal includes visits to monuments from different eras: Romanic, medieval, gothic and baroque.

The visit to Panóias, a Galician-Roman rock sanctuary, dedicated to Serápis, God of the hell, its construction was ordered at the beginning of the III century by the Roman senator Caius Calpurnius Rufinus, will be unforgettable.

The day does not end without going up to Alvão mountain, a Natural Park with magnificent landscapes. Its protected area is rich in fauna and flora and in some waterfalls for the delight of visitors.

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140/ Person

* The price indicated has VAT included.
* Free for children less than 4 years.
* Children from 5 to 10 years old have a 50% discount
160/ Person

* The price indicated has VAT included.
* Free for children less than 4 years.
* Children from 5 to 10 years old have a 50% discount

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  • Duration: from 9h00 to 19h00
  • Pick-up in Porto: 9h00
  • Pick-Up in the Region: 10h00
  • Régua
  • Panoias
  • Serra do Alvão
  • 1
    Visit to the Palace of Mateus
    Monument, Garden, Wine Tasting
  • 2
    Typical Lunch
    in Vila Real
  • 3
    Local Heritage

  • 4
    Visit to Sanctuary
    of Panóias- Roman
  • 5
    Visit to
    Alvão Natural Park

Included in this itinerary:

  • Pick-Up & Drop-Off
  • 2 Wine Tastings
  • 1 Olive Oil Tasting
  • Lunch

Douro First offers a Pick-Up and Drop-Off service to its customers.
Currently we provide this service to the following locations:

Vila Real Region

Throughout the municipality of Vila Real


Oporto region

Recommendations and Useful Tips
  • Children under the age of 10 are parents responsibility;
  • In the case of pick-up, be at settled location 15 minutes in advance;
  • The use of appropriated footwear and clothing makes your TOUR more comfortable;
  • We recommend the use of raincoat and hat for an unconcerned visit, in case of rainy weather forecast;
How to Book?

Reservations or information through:

geral@douro-first.pt ou +351 259 107 553

Information without any commitment or membership conditions! Request Information

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