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Luxuries of the Douro Valley

Short Break to Portugal’s Winelands

Best time to travel
Apr - Oct
Ideal length
4 Nights
Perfect for
Couples
From (incl flights)
€2,249 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Porto.
  • 5 days’ pre-arranged car rental in a VW Golf, or similar.
  • 4 nights’ luxury accommodation in the heart of the Douro Valley.
  • Privately guided tour and wine tasting at the famous Quinta do Bomfim Estate.
  • Discover prehistoric art with a private canoeing tour to the rock carvings of Foz Coa.
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Introduction

The Douro Valley is one of the most beautiful regions of Portugal. Even on a short stay, expect delicious ports and wines, winding scenic roads, postcard pretty villages and exceptional restaurants. On this tailored holiday, you’ll stay in a luxurious property overlooking the thriving vineyards and verdant landscapes of Douro. Equipped with your rental car, spend days exploring the region’s amazing wining and dining destinations, architecturally rich towns and extraordinary historic sites.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Porto.

Upon arrival, pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel in the heart of the Douro Valley, passing through the scenic landscapes and quaint villages as you go. Arrive at your luxury hotel for a four night stay.

Discover the towns of Douro.

Lamego is one of the hidden gems of the Douro Valley. Explore the city’s historic sites, walking up the famed stairways to the sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies. The quaint archway bridge of Amarante town leads to a centre of rich history and stunning architecture.

Discover Lamego and Amarante
Sample the wines of Douro.

Enjoy a privately guided tour and wine tasting at one of Douro Valley’s most esteemed vineyards. More than a century old, Quinta do Bomfim’s wines have long received critical acclaim. Learn about what makes this area so special for growing grapes and sample some delicious pours.

Quinta do Bomfim winery
Dining is a celebration of the region’s produce.

Allow us to reserve tables at some of the region’s celebrated restaurants that showcase the brilliance that is Douro Valley produce.

Indulge in a traditional Pastel de Nata
Explore Coa River by canoe.

Cross this tributary of the Douro, journeying to its famous prehistoric rock art. As you meander down the river, witness several engraved panels including carvings of the now extinct auroch.

Kayaking in Douro
Pamper yourself at your luxury hotel.

Enjoy a day spent rejuvenating by the outdoor pool or take a trip to the award-winning spa. Unwind and watch the sunset with a glass of wine on the hotel’s terrace, boasting magnificent views over the valley.

Six Senses Douro Spa
Drive to the airport for your flight home.

Drop off your rental car and board your flight. Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

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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.

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What people are saying

Aisling and her team are just outstanding at what they do. They have an incredible knowledge of the travel industry and I have had the best experience with OROKO Travel. From the first phone call to enquire about a holiday to the call we received after our holiday, I cannot say enough about this company. They are truly outstanding. I really look forward to working with them again in 2022 and hopefully for many years to come. There is no travel specialists like OROKO. 5 stars, just fantastic!

Sinead & family – Croatia, September 2021

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