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Porto: Bridges Cruise with Optional Wine Cellar Tour

1. Porto: Bridges Cruise with Optional Wine Cellar Tour

Admire the old city of Porto, with its typical houses and the hustle and bustle of the Ribeira population while admiring the architecture of the bridges that connect the two river banks. Enjoy a 50-minute cruise that will take you across the Douro River and show you the beautiful riverbank. You'll also be able to take advantage of the “Bridges Cruise” application, available in 16 languages. If you prefer, enjoy a combined program that includes the Cruzeiro das Pontes, and a unique guided tour of Burmester's Port Wine Cellars (Sogevinus Group), with a tasting of different wines. The cruise meets all the safety requirements, having two of the most important safety badges: Clean and Safe by Turismo de Portugal and European Tourism Covid-19 Safety Seal.

Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

2. Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

Burmester has long been recognized for its Port wines and Douro DOC (Denominação de Origem Controlada). Its history started long ago in London in 1730, when Henry Burmester joined with John Nash to create Burmester, Nash & Co and from Vila Nova de Gaia they started exporting Port wines all around Europe. Over the years, Burmester has triumphed from generation to generation, demonstrating its inherent character and determination. Character is the holistic principle of the brand, and of its wines. Arrive at the Burmester winery for an unforgettable experience. You will visit the Burmester Cellars, located next to the beautiful Luiz I bridge, with an expert guide. Learn about Port wines and the Douro DOC production process, and taste different port wines.

Porto: Private Tuk Tuk Tour with River Cruise & Wine Tasting

3. Porto: Private Tuk Tuk Tour with River Cruise & Wine Tasting

Explore the picturesque and historic city of Porto on a private 100% electric tuk-tuk tour. You can admire attractions such as the Avenida dos Aliados and the neighborhoods of Santa Catarina and Batalha. Located in the north of Portugal, the city of Porto has a rich history that dates to the Roman occupation of Iberia. This is a notable port city, situated on the estuary of the Douro River, where the river meets the Atlantic Ocean. By the end of the tour, you will be given tickets for the famous Six Bridges Douro River Cruise and for a Guided Visit to Burmester Port Wine Cellar Tour with 2 tastings of Port. This ticket gives you access to the cellars of Caves Burmester, where top-quality port wines are produced. You can also sample some of the goods, including white and dry ports. Once you have seen Porto on dry land, you can take the Douro River Cruise to see it from the water. This is included as part of your tour package and gives you a chance to admire the city from a comfortable river cruise as you drift down the Douro under 6 of the city’s bridges.

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What people are saying about Burmester

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 176 reviews

Great trip, with a lot of capacity to go outdoors. I recommend downloading the application, which is the audio guide, beforehand, since it is very heavy with many photographs and very useful. It is the only form of audio guide

Just our favorite activity in Porto! Federico was wonderful and explained everything we needed to know about the main places. Usual guides are not so concerned about giving all the info. Thanks again so much and see you soon!

A wonderful tour with Elena of the Burmester facility, she is passionate about the product and sharing her knowledge with others! Most enjoyable and personal tour of the several I took in V. Nova de Gaia!

It is a beautiful region, the Douro Valley, it is a unique experience that must be done at all costs if you are in Porto, with our very friendly guides Sergio and Rui. Thank you

Well organised and an educational tour about Port. Highly recommended!