Still rarely explored Northern Portugal is full of hidden gems. This region holds the treasures of history and true Portuguese Culture. It all started here in the 12th century. Moreover, the whole region is recognised worldwide not only for it’s rich culture but also for the Port-wine production. It is the only location in the world for this specific wine production, it’s preservation and distribution. Cruise through the river in a traditional wine boat Rabelo and enjoy Wine tastings at the Port Cellars.
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Towns & Cities
Regional capital and the second biggest cities of Portugal – Porto. Already known as European Capital of Culture. It recently became one of most visited cities in Portugal inviting tourist from all over the world. It is not only World Heritage city, but also the gateway and departure point for a journey across the natural and cultural diversity of the Northern region.
In the Valley of the river Douro and its tributaries, the harmonious interaction between Man and Nature coexists with another. River Douro flows from the Spanish border to the east of Porto. Depending on the time of the year, its slopes may be decorated with Almond trees and Cherry blossom or with the harvest labor.
Beautiful cities like Chaves and Bragança or places like Vidago are truly worth visiting. This remote and hilly region offers unique sceneries. Almond blossom, the historical villages, natural landscapes and the richest cuisine. Travel through the rivers and the green mountains. The medieval temples of the 12th/13th centuries await you in Viana do Castelo, Caminha, Valença, Monção, Melgaço and Paredes de Coura.