Douro Valley – History, photos, accommodation & tourist attractions 

From a useful website with lots of Douro Valley information.

The Douro Valley is home to the River Douro, the third largest river in the Iberian Peninsula, which runs for eight hundred and ninety seven kilometres from the Spanish town of Duruelo de la Sierra to Porto, Portugal’s second city. For one hundred and twelve kilometres the river forms part of the border between Spain and Portugal. In the past, impassable canyons formed a barrier against marauding armies. Today this wild and beautiful frontier landscape is protected by the authority of the Douro International Park.

Source: Douro Valley – History, photos, accommodation & tourist attractions | Travel in Portugal

Douro Valley, Portugal Wine Travel Guide 

Many thanks to for this post. Think of oPorto, think of the Douro Valley and Port and wine would feature high up you list. After all, the Demarcated zone is made up of many ancient vineyards.

Read the following post to find out where to go, what to see, and what to drink!

The Douro Valley in Northern Portugal’s claim as the most beautiful wine region in the world is supported by the grandeur of its landscape and wines.

Source: Douro Valley, Portugal Wine Travel Guide – Dining Tips & More

A Douro Valley boat trip 

Check out the following blog post from EZ Portugal. Contains some nice insights about boat trips in the Douro


Douro trips can last anything from an hour or two to a full day or even several days, and there is certainly plenty to see and experience. Visitors to Porto who are staying in the city for more than a few days

Source: Douro Valley Boat Trip – Things to do Porto Portugal