- Travel with Portugal Deluxe
Things to do in Portugal with Us
Pamper your taste bud with our Porto Ultimate Wine Cellars Journey. Get involved in a sensory educational tour with premium wine tastings from the finest wine producers in the region.
Visit the prettiest bookshop in the World, marvel at a masterpiece of Moorish Revival architecture, and stop at Porto's most prominent Gothic monument. Venture into a Mercedez Maria Ural Ranger charming vintage motorcycle Porto scenic Ride.
Blending history with wine can be the perfect combination for a day trip. Get to know Porto's history and landmarks and taste the famous nectar of Port wine at one of the finest wine lodges.
Travel from the past to the present and launch into a classic combination of World Heritage Porto city tour with the contemporary vision of Rem Koolhaas architecture and the first large-scale contemporary art museum in Portugal.
History can be fun and exciting! Navigate through the incredible Portuguese odyssey, crossing oceans to discover an unknown world and visit the prettiest enchanted bookshop in the World. Embark into a sensory trip on a treetop walk at impressive romantic gardens in Porto.
History can be fun and exciting. Discover Porto's history and visit the landmarks. Learn about the features of the unique and notable architectural buildings while riding a vintage motorcycle. Dive into a sensory trip on a treetop walk at impressive romantic gardens in Porto.
Board a sensory experience at a lovely 13th-century property. Learn about Portuguese gastronomy and venture into an enthusiastic cooking class. Time to visit a charming 17th-century estate located in the heart of the Vinho Verde Wine Region.
Treat yourself to a private visit to a charming, elegant, and distinct winery with stunning views over the Douro slopes. Savor some of their finest wines and locally flavored recipes for lunch. Admire the incredible terraced vineyard region during a private cruise onboard a typical Rabelo boat.
Traveling is a great way to unwind, destress, take a break from routine, and discover a new culture, whether one has a short or extended vacation period. Day Trips are the perfect opportunity to learn about a destination and undergo a local experience in a short time frame.
Travel with Portugal Deluxe Short Day Trips collection permits one to create and personalize a full itinerary in an effective and snappy process.
One is entitled to manage a Travel package by selecting the Day Trips that pleases the most, defining the date and number of people, and validating a several-day package itinerary.
Day Trips are tours escorted or unescorted that last less than 24 hours and usually depart and return on the same Day. These are primarily short trips experienced within a few hours of the Day or the course of a full day.
For example, a six-hours tour to a winery to witness the wine-making process and taste the region's best wines is considered a Day Trip. Remember, on a One Day Tours, prioritizing points of interest is mandatory at an initial stage to avoid overstuffed schedules.
Whether on a small group trip, traveling with a soulmate, or touring solo, our clients define the type of Day Trips that fits better one's needs. Travel with Portugal Deluxe offers a variety of Day Trips, from Cultural Trips to Food and Wine-themed experiences or even Jewish Heritage Tours. Active travelers can also get the most out of one of our thrilling Day Trips in the Douro Valley, for example.
The challenge of a Family Day Trip is to compact one-day activities that please everyone independently of the traveler's age. Here at Portugal Deluxe, a One Day Trip can perfectly combine a cultural journey with an exciting interactive experience.
Our preferred Day Trip for families with kids includes a private visit to a one-of-a-kind attraction housed in a magnificent old convent from the XVI century, displaying an incredible collection featuring pieces going back to the XV century.
During the visit, travelers venture into a unique tiles painting workshop and learn about tiles production while painting their masterpieces.
For a gourmet family with kids, a private cooking class is also an excellent Day Trip that pleases everyone. While learning about Portuguese traditions and gastronomy, one will have the opportunity to connect, interact, and have lots of fun.
Traveling together inspires romance! Here at Portugal Deluxe, we customize private tours seeking to learn, enjoy, connect with locals, create new memories, and entice deep conversations. Considering this, traveling with Portugal Deluxe enrich and fortifies relations. Building stronger relationships it's all one needs for more engaging and meaningful discussions.
In our Day Trips for Couples, travelers share life-changing moments and the delight of being part of a locals' experience.
Our preferred Day Trip for couples takes place in the Douro Valley and includes a visit to a charming, elegant, singular winery composed of 24 hectares with stunning views over the Douro slopes. This property produces remarkable wines by treating its great terroir with the respect it deserves and using the traditional methods updated in the light of the latest advances.
Visit and enjoy a premium lectured wine tasting. It follows a short drive towards the dock, where couples embark on a private vintage yacht. Indulge in an exclusive romantic and gourmet lunch served throughout the Trip on the deck under the signature of a remarkable Michelin-star Chef.
Traveling is one of the most rewarding and fun experiences one can embrace. Travel with Portugal Deluxe takes one out of their comfort zones and inspires travelers to see, taste, and try new things.
During our Trips, we constantly challenge travelers to adapt and explore new surroundings, engage with different people, embrace adventures as they come, and live meaningful experiences. Most traveling fun comes from exciting and engaging activities.
Our Porto sidecar tour is one of the Day trips we love the most for guests with short time and looking for a Fun Trip in Porto. We challenge our clients to leave their comfort zone and explore the landmarks of Porto on a charming vintage motorcycle with the look of the Second World War but with all the modern safety features of an XXI century motorcycle and with room for two each. The rhythm is slow-paced with lots of conversation, historical facts, and curiosities, and stops to enjoy the views.
Through the Historical Center, catch places like S. Bento station, Ribeira, and the Stock Exchange Palace, along the Douro river with its bridges, the Miragaia neighborhood, and the beach to understand the connection of the city's history with the ocean. Afterward, explore Cristal Palace and areas like Virtudes, Vitória, and Clérigos, learn all their history, and see Porto's incredible views. To finalize, cross to Gaia, on the other side of the river, and see the D. Luís bridge and the Port wine neighborhood. Follows a tapas lunch at a local restaurant.
During the afternoon, enjoy a private visit to Cockburn's Lodge, the largest wooden Port cellar in the historical area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
As one walks into the Lodge, observe the largest collection of oak barrels and wooden vats of any Port cellar in Porto. Founded in the early 19th the Cockburn's & Co family built a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port. There you will have the unique opportunity to assist the coopers working real life on the barrels. Indulge in a premium lectured wine tasting before leaving.
Short Day Trips should be just a complement to a several-day tour and not considered isolated. Travel with Portugal Deluxe Short Day Trips can last four to five hours, while Day Trips can take about eight hours. Due to its brevity, one can only select these Short Day Trips as an addition.
For example, a private sidecar tour in the Sintra mountains is the perfect combination for a private luxury sunset cruise from Cascais to Lisbon. In the Azores, combining the exciting and fun electric bike Day Trip to Lagoa das Sete Cidades with a private picnic by the lagoon can complete the perfect itinerary.
Short Day Trips are perfect for travelers requiring a flexible, slow-paced itinerary. Nevertheless, to benefit from a consistent and comprehensive visit to Portugal, travelers that opt for Short Day Trips should guarantee an extended vacation period.
At Portugal Deluxe, we carefully craft and organize Day Trips in Portugal to meet the luxury market's high level of demand and expectations. Our Day Trips are intimate, customized, and chauffeured. Monuments and museums visit require the assistance of an expert licensed travel guide.
A Winery or Wine Lodge visit is private, and the tasting includes premium Portuguese wines. Our exciting outdoor activities grant a high level of security and privacy. We adjust the schedule based on one's needs and personal pace of travel. Nevertheless, as per general rule, our Day Trips last up to eight hours.
Book a private Lisbon river cruise and glimpse Lisbon's main façade and riverfront landmarks. Pedal across the crater's rim, with superb views over Lagoa das Sete Cidades lakes and the adjacent Azorian coastline, and experience a tasteful regional picnic on the lakeshore.
Taste a Quinta do Crasto Colheita old Tawny produced in a single year with grapes from the oldest vineyards aged in oak casks from the harvest year until bottled. Learn with the best by undertaking a private cooking workshop at a charming, coastline noble house.
Despite the varied collection of Day Trips published, our Day Trips are unique, exclusive, and adjusted to our clients' profiles.