Desafiamo-lo, neste novo programa, a (re)descobrir algum do extraordinário património natural, paisagístico, histórico e arquitetónico dos Vales do Douro e Paiva. Ilhas únicas e lendas de amores trágicos, gastronomia local e vinhos verdes, preciosas Igrejas românicas que testemunham a nossa história, são apenas alguns dos ingredientes que encontrará neste Tour, ao aceitar o nosso convite. Seja bem-vindo!
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Minímo – 4 pax
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9 a.m. Departure from Porto
10 a.m. Boat crossing to Castelo Island, in Castelo de Paiva Castelo Island is located in the confluence of rivers Paiva and Douro and is a small but magnificent place where one can play water sports, observe the remains of a XV-century hermitage, or just enjoy the beauty of the landscape.
11:30 a.m. Memorial of Sobrado, in Castelo de Paiva Memorial of Sobrado is an example of funerary architecture, a Romanesque funeral-commemorative monument, that has been dated to the mid-thirteenth century. It is related to the transfer of the body of Princess D. Mafalda, daughter of King Sancho I and granddaughter of King Afonso Henriques, to the Convent of Arouca.
12:00 a.m. Lunch service in a local typical restaurant
14:00 p.m. Optional: Visit and wine tasting in the green wine producing estate Quinta do Outeiro having been in the same family for over 300 years, this estate, facing River Paiva’s slopes, extends over 14 hectares and has always maintained a recognized quality wine production.
15:30 p.m. Romanesque church of Saint Mary Major of Tarouquela, in Cinfães Initially one of the first female monasteries of the Benedictine Order built to the south of the Douro, nowadays the historical importance of Tarouquela is only shown in the remnant Church, built in the XIII century, where the influence of the Romanesque is very clearly perceived on decoration details such as the ornamentation of the chevet’s sculpture, both outside and inside, one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture within the Portuguese territory.
17:00 p.m. Romanesque Church of Saint Christopher of Nogueira, in Cinfães Dramatically modified in the Modern Period, when the chancel (late 18th century) was rebuilt, large windows were opened, and buildings were attached to it, the Church of Saint Christopher is structurally a medieval building that fits into the so-called “românico de Resistencia” [resistance Romanesque] style, in which some persistence’s of Romanesque flavors are combined with early Gothic signs.
18:00 p.m. Back to Porto – Teixeirô
One of the most impressive viewpoints in the Romanesque Route, it offers us an amazing view over the mouth of Bestança river, whose spring is born in Montemuro mountain, at 1200 meters high. From here we also view Porto Antigo, an important Douro quay for centuries, as well as Mosteirô bridge, that links Porto Antigo to Porto Manso, just across the river.
19:30 p.m. Expected arrival at Porto
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