It was, in 1756, the first demarcated and regulated wine region in the world. The wild slopes of the valley transformed themselves, through the work of generations, in terraces to plant the vines that produce the famous Port, excellent DOC Douro w...
World Heritage Sites
The North of Portugal has a rich cultural, historical, and architectural and landscape heritage, ‘pearls’ that UNESCO has classified over the years as World Heritage Sites.
The wine-growing villages of the Douro
From landscape to cuisine, from religious architecture to traditional customs, six special villages offer the best of the wine-growing Douro.
Enjoy the landscape where Port Wine is produced
The impressive cultural landscape of the Douro, the first wine region demarcated in the world in 1756 and also considered a World Heritage Site in...
Porto for backpackers
Those who travel to various destinations, with “their home on their backs”, as we say, normally have a hard-earned budget and have little margin for big spending. Porto is a backpacker-friendly city because it is an economical and a very interesti...
The mysteries of Palaeolithic art of the Archaeological park of Vale do Côa
Explore the mysteries of Palaeolithic art in an outdoor art gallery, where our ancestors will tel...
Port wine cellars and Porto's historical centre
Porto, a World Heritage Site, is an old, intense and authentic city of an exquisite architectural and landscape value. Visit its historical centre...
Douro Top 10
Considered world heritage by UNESCO, it is in the Alto Douro Wine Region where the famous Port Wine is produced, internationally known for its quality and flavour. In this region - the first demarcated in the world - the secular vineyard tradition...