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Group Size

Up to 10 (6 minimum)

Start Dates

June 2024. Also avaible as a Private Tour (Pick your own dates and who travels with you)

Price (in USD excluding flights)


Local Currency




Good to know

Portugal introduced tempura to Japan, adopting it from Portuguese missionaries in the 16th century, and it's now a popular Japanese dish worldwide.


Embark on a mesmerizing sojourn through the heart of Portugal's second-largest city, a place where every brick and stone is drenched in history and the legacy of fortified wine. Oporto, or Porto as locals fondly call it, stands tall and resplendent alongside its equally captivating twin, Vila Nova da Gaia. The Douro River, a shimmering ribbon of blue, acts as both a divider and a bond between these two cities, creating a picturesque landscape that has inspired countless tales. Oporto's bustling streets, lined with historic buildings and bustling markets, beckon travelers from all over the world. As you wander through its labyrinthine alleys, you're transported to an era where the echoes of traders haggling and barrels rolling are still palpable. Its rich architectural legacy, bearing testimony to centuries of prosperity and cultural exchange, showcases a myriad of influences, from Moorish to Baroque, each leaving an indelible mark on this magnificent city. As you make your way from the urban heart of Oporto, the Douro Valley begins to unfurl in front of you, a sprawling tapestry of lush green, dotted with quintas or farms. These quintas, many of which have withstood the test of time, bear the weight of tradition and history. Here, among neatly aligned vineyards and age-old olive trees, the grapes that shape the identity of the region's world-renowned port wines are nurtured. Opposite Oporto, Vila Nova da Gaia stands as a testament to the wine trade's legacy. This city houses a plethora of wine lodges, each one guarding the secrets of wine aging and the meticulous processes that transform grapes into the delectable port wine. These lodges, with their massive wooden barrels and intoxicating aroma, narrate tales of voyages, trade, and the ever-evolving art of winemaking. Portugal, with its vibrant tapestry of culture, history, and nature, offers travelers a plethora of experiences. From the sunlit terraces of Douro Valley vineyards to the historic charm of Oporto and Gaia's streets, there's a narrative waiting to captivate every soul. This land, where tradition and modernity seamlessly blend, has etched its mark on the annals of time. Join us on this grand journey as we traverse the depths of Oporto's history, culture, and wine. Venture deeper into the heart of Portugal, savoring its every nuance, and let its enchanting spirit weave a tale that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is not just a voyage; it's an experience, an immersion into a land that has consistently stood as a beacon of tradition, trade, and unparalleled beauty. Lisbon, the luminous capital of Portugal, awaits with its timeless allure and cultural richness. Your journey here with Redwood Cafe Tours is a deep dive into the heart of Portuguese tradition and contemporary luxury. Begin with a taste of authenticity as you savor the local Cherry liquor in Óbidos, served in an innovative chocolate cup. Continue your exploration of Portuguese flavors with an exquisite wine tasting, featuring five different wines complemented by an assortment of cheese, toasts, and the beloved mini pastel de nata. Marvel at the historic splendor of the Jerónimos Monastery, a testament to Portugal's golden Age of Discovery. Navigate the vibrant streets and hidden corners of Lisbon on a Tuk Tuk adventure, offering an up-close and personal view of the city's many wonders. Satisfy your culinary cravings at Maat Kitchen, where a three-course meal brings the best of local ingredients to your plate, paired with a selection of beverages. The gastronomic journey doesn't end there; dine at Via Graça in the evening, where a three-course menu is enhanced by breathtaking city views and a curated wine list. Step outside Lisbon to the mystical town of Sintra and the enigmatic Regaleira estate, before indulging in another three-course meal at the renowned Porto de Santa Maria, where each dish tells a story of the sea. As night falls, consider O Otro for dinner, a walking distance treasure from your hotel, offering a menu that intertwines traditional Portuguese dishes with modern culinary techniques. Throughout your stay, a drinks supplement is available to ensure that your experience is both fluid and fulfilling, featuring soft drinks, beer, wine, mineral water, and coffee to complement your meal. In Lisbon with Redwood Cafe Tours, every moment is an experience designed to delight the senses and leave you with a tapestry of memories from this enchanting city.



Day 1

    On arrival at Oporto airport, the group would travel directly to the Douro valley and check-in to the 5*, Vintage House. Before dinner at nearby Quinta da Grincha, the group would tour the facilities and taste wines with a member of the Churchill family.


With many years of passion and expertise, our local guides are specialists in crafting unforgettable travel experiences, merging the iconic with the undiscovered. These seasoned travel connoisseurs unlock hidden treasures in every country, offering a taste of authentic local culture through conversations with indigenous families, culinary delights from street food stalls, and discoveries in unseen local markets, ensuring every journey is rich in memorable moments. Committed to the perfect blend of guided activity and personal relaxation, they afford travelers the luxury of structured learning from local experts, paired with the freedom for spontaneous exploration, granting every adventurer the liberty to experience each destination in their unique way.



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