If you are planning your trip abroad, Douro valley, in Spring, is an option that you should consider. This unique region won't let you down.
But, what to do? Well, the possibilities are not endless, but the payback can be, for sure, above infinity.
So, here they are, 2 must things to do in Spring in Douro:
In fact, going around in the countryside at this time of the year is a rather pacifying experience. As the weather is milder now, you get the most out of your outdoors experience. The fields are now awaking from Winter and there is plenty to see and discover. The highlight is the almond tree, but everything is worth watching. Then, well, then, start walking!
If you are eager to get down to work, we recommend the following: empara. Not familiar with the word? Well, now that the weather in warmer, the buds of the vines grow faster every day, but as the branches are so tender, there is always the danger of losing them to the wind. The solution is to attach them to the wire. Traditionally, we use rush. It is a delicate work, no rush involved!
Welcome to Douro Valley!
Hiking Portugal Spring Douro Valley Europe
This walk begins in Pinhão train station and allows us to go at the hilltop of Casal de Loivos, a small village close to Pinhão. It’s a short walk but it shows perfectly the magnificent Douro valley: villages, valleys, vineyards and olive trees.
3 Wine Houses & 10 Wines + Tapas Private Tour
Taste local & regional tapas food from Porto and the North of Portugal, learn how table wine and Port Wine are made and stored, visit a Port Wine Cellar.