The Douro Valley is a truly picturesque region in northern Portugal, home to a staggering three UNESCO World Heritage sites and abounding in natural beauty. With flights from London lasting just over two hours, this destination is ideal for a weekend break in Europe, but is equally suited to a lengthy luxury holiday.
From the historic streets of romantic Porto to the majestic landscapes of International Douro Nature Park, there are host of delights in store on a visit here. Wine lovers flock to the Douro Valley too, with its status as the oldest wine producing region in the world enticing those who are passionate about grapes and vintages. Local vineyards offer tours and wine tastings, whilst in the evenings you can enjoy a bottle or two along with sumptuous Portuguese cuisine