Can you imagine yourself walking 6 km through vineyards, olive groves and with a privileged view of the Douro Valley, the Douro Demarcated Region, created in 1756 by Marques de Pombal?
From Pinhão the “pipas” departed on the Rabelo Boats bound for the Vila Nova de Gaia cellars (Porto). It is one of the most central villages in the Douro Demarcated Region. It is here that most of the “Quintas” that produce Port wine are located.
Parish of Moura Morta origins are very old, it has been inscribed in the annals of history as a very important place in the region once. The name of this parish is said to have derived from the legend of a Moorish princess murdered here by the Templars for refusing to deny her faith and embrace the Christianity.
We will start our journey in this village that has been completely refurbished and is full of history to be discover.
It is in baixo Corgo that we find the village of Cumieira. The walk is through vineyards, fruit trees, passing through Ribeira and ends at the Santa Bárbara viewpoint, a unique place to view the Douro and Vila Real city.
Lamego is a mustsee destination with fabulous monuments. It is considered a historical and monumental city, as it has a large number of monuments, churches and emblazoned houses.
Let’s start our walk in the village of Alvações do Corgo. The tour goes through one bank of Corgo River to the other and continues until we reach Vila Marim.
Here in Douro, where I was raised and which I know as the back of my own hand, we walk through unexplored places where nature is magnificent.