Regua & The Rio Douro

Follow the path of the Douro River as it meanders through an enchanting landscape of ever changing colours.

Moderate

  • Portugal

  • 7 nights

  • Breakfast & Dinner

  • Rail & Walk

    Sightseeing

  • 18th Sep 2021 – 25th Sep 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 26650

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Last Modified: 5th May 2021


Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Sample delicious Portuguese wines in a local vineyard.
  • Travel by train from Regua to Pocinho along the side of the River Douro, described as one of the most beautiful rail journeys in Europe.
  • Visit the old town of Lamego, full of rich charm, history, and culture.
  • Walk through the distinctive landscape of vineyards in Regua.
  • Visit the shrine of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios in Lamego.
  • Follow trails through seas of vineyards, across rolling verdant countryside, between rows of olive trees, and through Portuguese history and culture.
  • Savour the Portuguese cuisine and wines in the hotel and in local restaurants.
  • Make use of carefully planned opt out points on many of the walks.
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Our holiday walking grades

Moderate

Grade 4 Sightseeing

Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain. Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m. Some days of this holiday will be dedicated solely to sightseeing (or include an element of sightseeing). To enhance your experience, a knowledgeable local guide will accompany your small group for part (or the majority) of the holiday.