9:00 a.m. - Meeting point at the Pinhão railway station. Transfers to Provesende by Douro Walks. 9:30 - Coffee/Tea and walk around the small village of Provesende. 10:00 - Start the walking tour, in direction to Pinhão. (about 6 km; difficulty: easy - with a downhill). 11:30 - Typical picnic in Pinhão. 13:00 - Shared boat trip (1 hour) from Pinhão (with knowledge about the estates around the Douro river) 14: End.
Typical picnic with Douro red wine.
Tasting port wine
Boat trip (one hour)
Transfers to Provesende provided by Douro Walks.
I'm graduated in Philosophy by Porto University. I have always been a walker: I did the Camino and the levadas of Madeira island. These experiences, especially the first one, changed my perspective of life and underlined this taste I have for walking. Now, I'm working as local guide in Douro valley. I've created my own company based on hiking and walking tours: Douro Walks. I believe that walking and hiking are excellent ways to meet Douro. It is a pleasure to me to talk about the ways of life, the traditions and the flavours of Douro. A local guide, deeply rooted in the portuguese Douro, memorable landscapes and a typical picnic will be waiting for you. I will show you Douro as it is to locals: an enchanting yet rough workplace and home.
Pinhão is our meeting point. I suggest the railway train station. Then, transfers to Provesende, to start the hike. Arrive in Pinhão. Picnic there. And Shared Boat trip (1 hour)
They have to know about the walking tour: Walking Level: easy Distance: about 6 kms Hike duration: 2 hours Comfortable clothes and shoes. Protector, hat and trench coat.
Pinhão hike and boat trip