1 Fundação Serralves, Porto

Don’t miss the designer-style contemporary art gallery, surrounded by the city’s most enjoyable park.

2 Touring the port wine lodges, Vila Nova de Gaia

Wine tastings and tours galore are offered by the country’s leading port wine producers.

3 Rio Douro river cruise

Pass under the city bridges, or let the vineyards drift by, on a trip along the “River of Gold”.

4 Amarante

A dreamy riverside town that’s an upmarket weekend getaway.

5 Lunch on the Douro

Enjoy an alfresco riverside lunch at the stylish DOC restaurant near Peso da Régua.

6 Manor-house stay, Lamego

This pretty town is known for its quintas and solares – manor houses that offer restful nights in peaceful surroundings.

7 Pinhão

Road, rail and river hug the Rio Douro as far as this beautifully sited port-producing town with stunning local accommodation choices.

8 Rock art at Foz Côa

Some of the world’s oldest works of art, dating back over 20,000 years.

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