Private and memorable experience

The legendary Quinta do Vesuvio opens its doors to a wine and gastronomic experience in a romantic and intimate atmosphere. At the end of the visit, lunch is served on the magnificent terrace of the manor house, with a privileged view. This experience will remain in the memory of those who have the privilege of visiting us.

6 hours 2 - 6 People

Vesúvio Experience

More than a Quinta - a Douro Legend ! Quinta do Vesuvio is located well upstream of the valley, in the Douro Superior (Vila Nova de Foz Côa), 120 km from the Atlantic coast of Portugal and just 30 km from the border with Spain Created by the legendary Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, Quinta do Vesuvio is one of the largest properties in the Douro. Acquired by the Symington family in 1989, it comprises seven hills and thirty-one valleys. Some of the highest points exceed 500 meters, offering breathtaking panoramic views. The property has a total area of ​​326 hectares, of which 133 are planted with vines. The remaining two thirds of the property have been preserved in a wild state or are occupied by other crops: olive and fruit trees, dried fruits and aromatic herbs.

The Experience

The visit starts with a jeep tour in the vineyards, in the company of an experienced guide who will recounts the properties history. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Douro River Valley, a World Heritage site. Guests will continue on to the century-old winery, where (during the vintage) traditional foot treading still takes place in eight granite lagares. In a wine cellar imbued with all the romanticism of Port Wine, guests will complement all the knowledge acquired in the vineyards with that learned about the production of this unique wine. The tasting takes place in the lovingly preserved early 20th Century atmosphere of the house. Privileged Vesuvio guests can enjoy an exceptional meal set on the veranda of the iconic manor house where gastronomic delight blends with relaxation and congeniality to produce a singular experience.

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Price per adult:


2 to 3 people – 300 Eur

4 to 6 people – 250 Eur

Children – 50 Eur


All visits are private

Minimum 2 people

Maximum 6 people


Frequency: every day from May 1st to October 31st

Schedule: 10 am to 4 pm

Visits must be booked at least seven days in advance.
Guided tours are available in Portuguese and English.

Restrictions: The vineyard jeep tour is not recommended for children under 12, nor is
the experience suitable for those with reduced mobility.

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