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Douro Valley, Portugal

Best time to travel
May - Oct
Ideal length
4 nights
Perfect for
Couples | Short break

At a glance

  • Direct return flights from Dublin to Porto Airport.
  • Private return airport transfers to your hotel in the Douro Valley.
  • Four nights’ accommodation at our partner hotel, Six Senses Douro Valley, on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Allow us to add in unique experiences in the Douro Valley including exclusive wine tastings in neighbouring vineyards, private boat trips in the Douro Valley and canyoning the Cabrum.
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The Douro Valley is one of the most beautiful regions of Portugal. Expect delicious ports and wines, winding scenic roads, postcard pretty villages and exceptional restaurants. On this trip, you’ll stay in the luxurious Six Senses Douro Valley, overlooking the thriving vineyards and verdant landscape. Perfect for gastronomy lovers and culture enthusiasts, this is the ultimate destination to enjoy some of the best wine and dining experiences in Europe.

Trip Overview

Depart between May and October.
Fly from Dublin to Porto Airport.
On arrival, you will be privately transferred to the Six Senses Douro Valley for your four-night stay.
Situated on a hilltop, within a 19th-century manor house, enjoy spectacular views over the terraced gardens and the UNESCO World Heritage Douro Valley. Exuding classic Portuguese style, interiors are decorated with azulejo tiling, granite floors and gold leaf embellishments.
Check in to the Six Senses Douro Valley Portugal
During your stay, relax by the outdoor saltwater pool, stroll through the Mediterranean gardens,
or be pampered in the award-winning spa, specialising a range of treatments using natural and organic products. Unwind and watch the sunset with a glass of wine on The Quinta Bar and Lounge terrace, boasting magnificent views over the valley.
Unwind at the outdoor saltwater pool at Six Senses Douro Valley Portugal
Dining at the Six Senses Douro Valley is a celebration of the region’s produce.
Perfect for foodies, we can organise cookery classes where you can learn about cooking with seasonal local ingredients. Allow us to reserve a table at some of the many restaurants within the property including Pickles Restaurant & Chef’s Table, an eatery that focuses on perfectly matching organic plates and organic and biodynamic wines.
Enjoy dining experiences at Six Senses Douro Valley Portugal
Embrace the sensational wine culture of the Douro Valley and join a variety of wine-influenced experiences.
Allow us to arrange private tours of the historic vineyards that crisscross through the landscape, the ideal way to enjoy some of the country’s best vintages that have been expertly selected by experienced sommeliers.
Embrace the wine culture at the Six Senses Douro Valley Portugal
With a UNESCO World Heritage Site at your doorstep,
enjoy a diverse range of activities that explore the ancient Douro Valley. Cycle through the charming villages, prehistoric rock art sites and visit the historic landmarks in Lamego.
Explore historical sites of the Douro Valley in Lamego Portugal
During your stay, make sure you make the most of the beautifully wild landscape.
Allow us to arrange an unforgettable romantic boat trip through the Douro River where you will stop off at a charming country estate for a delicious lunch and port tasting.
Beautiful surrounding landscape of the Douro Valley Portugal
For adventure seekers, we recommend challenging yourself to canyoning the Cabrum,
mountain biking through the rural paths of the region, kayaking through the Douro River or climbing the trees of the ancient forest with tree climbing specialists.
For adventure seekers kayak through the Douro River Portugal
You will be privately transferred to Porto airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

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Six Senses Douro Valley

This luxurious hotel is situated on a hill overlooking terraced gardens and the UNESCO World Heritage Douro Valley and Douro River. It is a newly renovated 19th-century manor house with traditional décor of azulejo tiling, granite floors and golf leaf embellishments. There is a hotel library, spa and outdoor pool. The restaurants use produce from their own organic garden.

What people are saying

“The OROKO experience was genuinely special. Hotels and experiences were very carefully chosen to match our expectations and tastes. Ten out of ten to all concerned.”

Aidan and Eileen – Puglia, May 2018

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