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Quinta da Aveleda

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An interesting insight into an old winery and it's delightful gardens

We decided to visit one morning but told to return later in the day as a large coach party had just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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Fabulous tour

Christina provides a fabulous tour of the gardens and the winery. Very informative and engaging... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark W
Seattle, Washington
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N0 2 Rua da Aveleda, Penafiel 4560-570, Portugal
+351 255 718 200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit one morning but told to return later in the day as a large coach party had just arrived. Probably one of the river cruises on the nearby Douro river. The entry cost covered a tour of the gardens with a guide...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Christina provides a fabulous tour of the gardens and the winery. Very informative and engaging. Oh, and the wine is delicious - the port, too!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was misled by positive reviews. When arrived we were told there are no tours available but wine shop and wine tasting was still on. Maybe tour is fine if we managed to have one but wine tasting is total rubbish. You pay 7.5e per person...More

Thank Darius Z
QuintadaAveleda, Enoturismo at Quinta da Aveleda, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Darius Z, Greetings from Quinta da Aveleda. We regret that your experience amoung us was not a positive one to you. The regular wine tasting includes a DOC white Vinho Verde and a DOC rosé Vinho Verde, served with cheeses (soft and cured). Regarding...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this beautiful vineyard today. The gardens are absolutely beautiful and very picturesque. Our guide spoke excellent English which we really appreciated. The wine and cheese tastings were wonderful and of course we took some back with us to enjoy...More

Thank MarinaSchoon
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Our tour group was expected when we arrived at Quinta da Aveleda. The estate guide was very informative and provided a leisurely walking tour of the gardens and cellar. We were able to see the most beautiful gardens and paths, the family's private wedding garden,...More

Thank Flyer785431
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Visited here as part of our river cruise on the Spirit of Chartwell and what an amazing place. The gardens are absolutely stunning and we were given a guided tour to explain it all to us - only minor issue probably not long enough. Amazing...More

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QuintadaAveleda, Coordenadora at Quinta da Aveleda, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear ScotsmanEssexUK, Thank you very much for your trip advisor evaluaction. It was a true pleasure, welcome you and the all group at Quinta da Aveleda. Hope to see you again in a near future. Till then, we wish you all the best. With our...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We had emailed in advance and got no response. When we arrived we had to wait at security for 10 mins while it was decided if we would be let in. Then someone came out to get us and then we were left to wait...More

1  Thank susan g
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This property was a pit stop on our tour of the country, and it was certainly a highlight. The grounds in May were extraordinary and all in bloom. The azealas were peaked; the architecture and design of the garden is perfection. Watch out for the...More

2  Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The gardens are wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed the history and historic buildings. We also did a wine tasting of Vinho Verde and cheese. Our favourite river cruise excursion

2  Thank Murray W
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend anyone who enjoys wine or beautiful places check this out. You do need to book in advance- we emailed the day before and luckily they had one time left (there are 4 each day if I recall). We were surprised by how expansive...More

1  Thank Zannah P
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25 March 2017|
Response from Mats T | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Contact Helena Azevedo at ECOTOURS PORTUGAL amd tell them you were referred by STEVE ....Helena can arrange a private driver for you. Excellent Porto based tour company specializing in tours to the Douro Valley ..
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Response from chrissuekiwi | Reviewed this property |
Booking definitely recommended