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The best of life on a Wine Boat

Best of 2020

Complete your experience in the Douro Valley aboard Nossa Senhora do Carmo - a 1970s English trawler which sails down the Douro River. Be part of an unforgettable scenery, watching the typical Mediterranean fauna and flora and admire one of the world’s most fascinating architectural works - the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take this river cruise, enjoy the perspective of the terraced slopes and discover Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, one of the region’s most emblematic properties.

190 € per person

Price for children from 12 to 17 years: 100€
Price for children from 5 to 11 years: 60€
All prices shown include VAT.

This experience includes:

  • Boarding at Ferrão (Quinta Nova) or Ferrão Sul (Casa dos Peixinhos)
  • Guided tour along the Douro River with Quinta Nova glass of wine and small regional delicacy
  • Landing at Ferrão (Quinta Nova)
  • Guided visit to the wine cellar and the Wine Museum Center Fernanda Ramos Amorim with Essential Wine Tasting
  • Lunch in the Terraçu's Restaurant: “3 Moments” gourmet menu in harmony with the winemaker's suggestion of wines *
  • Transfer from Quinta Nova and landing at Ferrão Sul (Casa dos Peixinhos)

*Winemaker’s wine suggestion includes 1 wine per course.

Operating times: 10:00 to 16:00
Approximate duration: 6:00
Maximum number of people: 10

This programme requires prior booking and mandatory advance payment.

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The best of life on a Wine Boat

For those who like to travel at their own pace, the car is still the most practical way to travel to Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo.

SOUTH BY A1: Viseu (A25) - Vila Real (A24) - Sabrosa (exit 13) - Ferrão (Covas do Douro - Quinta Nova)
NORTE PELA A4: towards Vila Real - follow the A24 towards Viseu

See directions on Google Maps

By train on the Douro line to Ferrão Station.

Check the website of the Portuguese trains at and check the timetables for the Ferrão station.

Ask us for a free transfer to Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo.

Travelling by boat is a wonderful way to reach us.

Crossing the river
You can cross the Douro River with a transfer service between the riverbanks which costs € 10 per person.

Flying over the Douro River and landing at the heliport in Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo is a unique and unforgettable experience.
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