Gorges Of Varosa - Walking In Douro - Porto

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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:30 am Near Train Station
  • Departure Details :
    Peso da Régua - Train Station
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The Douro Vinhateiro is not only vineyards and wine but also nature, gastronomy and architecture. On this tour you will see what no one else seesThis walk begins in Rgua, a small town on the Douro River. You cross an old bridge over the Douro and start climbing through the vineyards along the Varosa River Valley.This part of the way can have many aspects, depending on the time of year. From this side you walk through the vineyards and on the other side you can see fantastic cliffs.Next you will be able to travel along a Roman road and enter a wild area with the river in the background.You cross the river by a Roman bridge. View of the fantastic gorges of the river Varosa.Soon you have a breathtaking view. You're right over the canyon.Visit to the Varosa damShortly afterwards you will be able to visit the oldest church in the Iberian Peninsula and then Lamego, a hidden treasure of the Douro region.

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09:00 am: Meeting at Peso da Rgua in front of the train station
09:15 am: Start of the walk. Crossing the bridge over the river Douro
09:30 am: Start of ascent through the vineyards.
11:30 am: Roman Bridge and Vargas Gorges
12:00 am: Top view of the canyons
12:30 pm: Cold lunch by the river. (Lunch is provided by us but is transported by the participants)
1:15 pm: Visit to the dam
2:15 pm: Arrival at the Chapel of St. Peter of Balsemo. Visit (Monday is closed)
1:15 pm: Start walking
2:30 pm: Arrival in Lamego - Visit to the Cathedral
3:15 pm: Ascent of the staircase of the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remdios
4:15 pm: To taste the famous sparkling wine Raposeira, ham of Lamego and Bla de Lamego.
5:00 pm: Return by car to Peso da Rgua

Inclusions

  • Guide
    Insurance
    Cold Lunch
    Transportation from Lamego to Peso da Rgua at the end
    Afternoon snack consisting of Sparkling Raposeira, Ham of Lamego and Bla de Lamego. All high quality products produced in the region

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses.
    Souvenirs
    Everything that is not described in the inclusions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Distance of the course: 14,5 Km`s
Difference between the starting point and the point of arrival: 500 meters
Physical level: High
Technical level: Low

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