8 Days | Self-guided tour
On your arrival in Pinhão, you can already feel the charm of the Douro-Valley with every footstep. Known as the “Valley of enchantment”, the green hills and valleys of this unique world heritage scenery await you. Hiking on unspoiled trails, the blue shimmering Douro river always in sight, you reach one charming village after the other, many of them with their own local wineries that offer a broad variety of award-winning of different types of wine to taste and enjoy. Culture lovers discover the rich history of this ancient region in the numerous museums, like the bread and wine museum in the village of Favaios. Friendly locals are happy to show you their traditions, most of the time connected with the famous wine production, which is the heartbeat of the Douro-valley all year long. A special highlight of your journey are the overnight stays at very charming and comfortable country chalets (Quintas), which welcome you to relax and restore your spirits at the outdoor swimming pool with views down to the green vineyards of the valley. At the end of your hiking week you will be enchanted by the magic of this blessed region.