The Douro Valley is situated in northern Portugal and is home to the country’s second largest city, Porto.
This stunning region is comprised of terraces of vineyards, olive groves and lush greenery cascading down the hillside into the river Douro which stretches from northern Spain to the Atlantic Ocean at Porto.
2h 30 from London
No time difference – same as UK
Not Applicable for EU Citizens
The Douro has a micro-climate, which massively boosts the quality and style of its wines, and on average, temperatures are higher than in Porto, and rainfall is less. Spring and autumn are the most popular times to go – April-June and September-October.
Expect highs of around 25C from July to September, with very little rain during the summer. For April, May and October expects highs of around 20C. Even in December and January you can expect highs of around 15C.
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