Landscapes and Gardens
in the North

This itinerary takes you on a journey to the North of Portugal, famous for its vineyard landscapes and granite-carved baroque architecture. Travelling through Porto, Braga, Guimarães and the Douro Valley, you will discover scenic gardens that commune with monasteries, palaces and manor houses, and find some of the most astounding intimate private gardens of the region, whose gates will be opened just for you
with the warm welcome of the owners. All this, together with unique and ancient urban environments and charming hotels – where you will sample rich gastronomy and exceptional wines – will make for an unforgettable experience.

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Our program begins in Porto, where the harmony between the architecture and the contours of the landscape creates an urban environment of singular beauty.


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In the morning we leave for Braga, a city acclaimed for its baroque monuments, where we visit the Casa dos Biscainhos, famous for its charming 18th-Century interiors.


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In the morning we head out to the Douro Valley, passing through Casa de Mateus on our way. Here, Italian-born architect Nasoni built the most extraordinary baroque house …


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We will dedicate the morning to discovering the medieval city of Guimarães, a place with which the very origins of Portugal are intertwined. The city is enchanting not only on …