Discover the heart of Portugal

Tailor-made corporate retreats in Portugal’s wine regions

Walk through history in the colorful streets of Porto, hold meeting in remarkable venues, taste great wines of Douro.

Theme
Exclusive Experiences
Duration
Multiple days
Groups
Yes

Porto is exceptional in more ways than one and this « unvanquished city » listed as a World Heritage Site will seduce you with its history, architecture, culture and gastronomy … the Portuguese sweetness of life is waiting for you.

Cross the magnificent bridges over the River Douro (river of gold) to attend a welcome reception in one the most traditional port cellars of Villa Nova de Gaia such as W & J Graham’s magnificent 1890 Lodge. Visitors to the Graham’s Lodge can experience the best of three centuries of craftsmanship and heritage. The cocktail is served on the open-air terrace before dinner in the glass atrium, where each dish is specially created to be paired with the Douro’s finest wines.

The following morning, board a private train for a ride from the beautiful city of Porto to the vineyards and quintas in the heart of the enchanted Douro Valley. During this cruise enjoy some “pasteis de nata” with a coffee while you listen to typical local songs.

Enjoy lunch served on the outdoor terrace of Quinta do Vallado, which celebrates its 300th anniversary since its establishment in 1716. In the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing yet informative stroll through the vineyards, culminating in an open-air Porto wine tasting with a view of the valley and jaw-dropping architecture.

Upon your return to Porto, get ready for a unique, memorable experience at the Casa da Musica restaurant listening to the best singers of « Fado ».

After a full day of meetings in Porto, a walk through the small and narrow streets will lead you to the hidden gem of the São Bento da Vitória Monastery and Church dating back to the 16th century. The farewell dinner will be the occasion of an amazing award ceremony & lightshow.

Highlights:

  • Welcome reception at a famous port cellars
  • Train ride in the Douro valley
  • Stroll through the vineyards & unique wine tastings in quintas
  • Fado concert evening
  • Farewell award ceremony in a convent

 

References

Some of the companies that have already enjoyed this fantastic Porto experience:

Toyota, LG, Motorola, Peugeot, Citroen, Ford and Bluebell Korea.

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