Castles & Villages

Historic Castles & Villages
Number of Persons: at least 6
Tags: historic towns / castles / historic villages / Outdoor / Nature / Culture / Family / Friends / Douro Valley / International Douro
No. of days: 3
Start and End Date: Tell us your preference
Cost / person: 134.00 + vat
Description: Cultural and Landscape Touring to villages, towns and castles in North of Portugal (Douro Region),  we suggest accommodation in Casa da Av.

Agenda:

Day 1
18:00 - Check-in and welcome drinks in the accommodation
20:00 - Dinner

Day 2
09:00 - Meeting point at Breakfast
09:30 - SVUs tour stopping to visit castles, villas and Historical Belvedere of in the Spanish Border, Northern Portugal
12:30 - Lunch with traditional dishes and Douro Wines
14:00 - Continuation of Tour
19:30 - Dinner with traditional dishes and Douro Wines
21:30 - Return to accommodation

Day 3
09:30 - Meeting point at Breakfast
10.00 - Pedestrian visit with a guide to the historic town of  Torre de Moncorvo
11:30 - Check - out

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Program that includes activities with special focus on the Northeastern near the botder with Spain, Villages of Figueira Castelo Rodrido, Freixo de Espada Cinta and Torre de Moncorvo.

Day 2: Departure from Torre Moncorvo towards Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, visit the Convent of Santa Maria de Aguiar, and the historical village of Castelo Rodrigo. Lunch at the Winery Escalho.

Continued by Barca de Alva, stop at a viewpoint. Continue to Freixo de Espada Cinta, visit the Walk of Alpajares, the belvedere Penedo Duro and its feeder vultures, ending in the historical center of the village Freixo de Espada Cinta. Visit the Castle, Church and continued north toward Mazouco, stop for a cocktail and tasting of traditional sweets. Visit the Cavalo de Mazouco and belvedere "Miradouro do Colado". Dinner at Dinner in a typical restaurant (typical food and wines of the Douro). Back to accommodation after dinner.

Day 3: Pedestrian visit with a guide, the historic town of Torre de Moncorvo - visit the Mother Church, Medieval Zone, the Castle, Iron Museum and Shop Almond Covered in a traditional store.

Includes: all meals, visits and activities of the 2nd and 3rd day, including transportation, guides and wine tasting. 

 

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