It was, in 1756, the first demarcated and regulated wine region in the world. The wild slopes of the valley transformed themselves, through the work of generations, in terraces to plant the vines that produce the famous Port, excellent DOC Douro w...
Like the landscape of Douro, the heritage of the world's first demarcated region is also a mosaic of contrasts. Along with modest chapels, you can see wide churches and grand monasteries.
Enjoy the landscape where Port Wine is produced
The impressive cultural landscape of the Douro, the first wine region demarcated in the world in 1756 and also considered a World Heritage Site in...
Douro Top 10
Considered world heritage by UNESCO, it is in the Alto Douro Wine Region where the famous Port Wine is produced, internationally known for its quality and flavour. In this region - the first demarcated in the world - the secular vineyard tradition...
World Heritage Sites
The North of Portugal has a rich cultural, historical, and architectural and landscape heritage, ‘pearls’ that UNESCO has classified over the years as World Heritage Sites.
Douro: Tua Valley
The Tua Valley is part of the Upper Douro Wine Region and geography drawn by the magnificent river providing a unique experience. This territory, which extends from the river Pinhão valley to the eastern boundary of Carrazeda de Ansiães, offers a...
The wine-growing villages of the Douro
From landscape to cuisine, from religious architecture to traditional customs, six special villages offer the best of the wine-growing Douro.
The Jewish Inheritance in Porto and Douro
An important maritime port and commercial town, Porto was one of the cities where Jews settled in Portugal.