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It was Sunday and my wife and I decided to relax by the pool. But after breakfast we walked over the bridge to Quinta das Carvalhas. There Susana sugested to take a tour in the open bus to see the Quinta and taste two ports....More
Our guide arranged this tour and it was very interesting. You travel by open-top mini bus to the top of the hill stopping along the way for information about the vines and what effect that has on the wine produced. The tasting afterward was fun...More
There are many great vineyards around here, and this may be the worst. I think it has to do with poor training of the staff. See below for details:
1) Most vineyards I’ve visited around here allows you to select the wines that you would...More
After reading a review here, we decided to opt for the do-it-yourself walking tour rather than the open-top bus. I would recommend this option with one caveat - the map they gave us was really unclear and the paths were not well-marked, so we ended...More
We booked a tour at Quinta das Carvalhas on the 18th October. The tour consists of an open-top minibus trip up to the top of the hill and back. The views from the top of the hill are great, however I would say there is...More
I have never written a review on TripAdvisor before, however on this occasion I felt compelled to do so. The Quita Das Carvalhas winery and cellar door is beautiful and their wines, what I tried, were very nice. However, the service was absolutely appalling! The...More
The jeep tour could have been the highlight of the Douro valley if Carvalhas would develop the circular bldg at the top of their vineyard into a tours/tastings facility. Alas, you take a beautiful, but long drive up the hill only to wander around an...More
Just cross the bridge from our stay vintage hotel! You will find the oldest winery in Portugal. Price is good! Wine is good! If you have time, a wine tour thorough out the vineyard is highly recommended
A great combo experience: the best views over Douro valley from the top of the wine yards (500 m above the sea), gorgeous wine estates, excellent guide for the winery tour and last but not least great wine tasting. The 2014 red Carvalhas and the...More
We turned up with the idea of doing a open top tour round the estate - but when told that was not till the afternoon we prompted to go for a walk round the estate. 10 Euros each, you receive a map. 9km, and walk...More
Hi Regina, you can send email the company in English : firstname.lastname@example.org
They will answer in English. The website is also available in English version (check right above). Kind regards, Stijn.