Hiking & Yoga in the Enchanting Douro Valley

Immerse yourself in the calming stillness that restores and uplifts.

3 Day Nature GETAWAY

27 - 29 of October, 2023

Retreat that includes two nights' accommodation in a beautiful location - Original Douro Hotel in Régua's old town with hiking and yoga classes.

Starting your first day of the retreat with an evening yoga flow to relax and reconnect, during the hike, we will have time to pause and meditate. On the last morning of the retreat, we will have the opportunity to boost our energy and go home refreshed.

On the day 2 hiking through the stunningly beautiful Douro Valley's terraced vineyards, traditional villages, and countryside scenery. While avoiding overcrowded tourist areas, you will discover breathtaking views of the Douro River and vineyards!

Douro Vinhateiro Hike: Régua, Quinta da Pacheca, Vale Abraão and Samodães

A truly characteristic area of Douro.

The trail begins and ends at Régua's main bridge. We cross the river via the lovely pedestrian bridge and continue down the path to Quinta da Pacheca, which is about 5 kilometres from Régua. We travel from Quinta da Pacheca to the equally idyllic Quinta Vale Abrao or Six Senses Douro Valley, a farm made famous in books by Agustina Bessa Lus and in cinema by Manuel de Oliveira. We go by the river path and "PR2 Trilho Vinho do Porto" and then up a beautiful and steep path to the church of Samodes, where you can enjoy beautiful views over the Douro's slopes and vineyards. In Samodaes, we reverse the direction of travel returning, halfway up the slope, to the starting point. Along the way, we pass by fabulous farms and viewpoints with a views to fill your soul.

Highlights of the hike:

  • Distance 21 km ~13.55 mi., elevation gain 695 m ~2,280 ft (about 8 h 45 min hike)

  • Picnic on the top of the hill

  • Visiting local villages and Quintas while avoiding overcrowded tourist areas!

Included in the package:

  • 2 nights accommodations in a beautiful location - Original Douro Hotel located in old town of Régua (3 min away from train station)

  • Yoga classes

  • Breakfast at the hotel

  • Guided hiking tour and picnic in Douro Valley 

  • A small gift for deeper relaxation

Dates: 27 - 29 of October, 2023

*Price for one person 240 EUR with private double room

Pay in 3 payments of 80 EUR (manage your budget and break the payments up over 3 months, book here

Would you like to share the room? get in touch


Day 1

  • 15:00 - 18:00 Check in, orientation at the hotel

  • 18:30 - 19:45 Evening Yoga practice and meditation

  • 20:00 Dinner (you can choose to join the group for dinner at the local restaurant)

    Day 2

  • 8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

  • 10:00 - 18:30 Douro Vinhateiro Hike and Picnic

  • 20:00 Dinner (you can choose to join the group for dinner at the local restaurant)

    Day 3

  • 8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

  • 10:00 -11:00 Yoga flow by Douro river

  • 12:00 Saying goodbyes, check out


You will stay in a century-old house, just a few meters from the banks of the Douro River, in the picturesque old town. 

Breakfast and a picnic are included, and we have great local restaurant recommendations if you want to eat out.


8 H + hike through stunning landscapes, breathtaking vistas, and authentic and picturesque villages in the Douro Valley with some intentional tasks (I will reveal on the day of hiking). 2 yoga practices morning and evening.


We stay a few meters from the Douro River's banks. And we spend the entire day outside, hiking and picnicking on top of the Douro hills. Depending on the weather, morning yoga will be held by the river.

Would you like to extend your stay?

You can extend your stay here. We can recommend beautiful places and activities around Douro!


This is an opportunity to take a break from everyday life and reconnect with yourself, all while being surrounded by a friendly community and pure nature!


Are you ready for nature getaway in Douro Valley?

My name is Rai and I’m a yoga teacher, wellness event organizer and I host hiking tours in Douro region. I believe nature combined with our favorite activities such as hiking & yoga provides free therapy for our nervous system. Therefore I invite you to a short NATURE GETAWAY where you can take a break from everyday life and reconnect with yourself. You get to stay in a beautiful, historical hotel, practice yoga, hike and picnic and visit breathtaking viewpoints while avoiding overcrowded tourist areas!

With this yoga and hiking nature getaway, you will get:

Relaxation. Unwind and recharge in nature's embrace.


Peaceful Mind. Find inner calm through daily yoga and nature walks.


Mind-Body Balance. Get in tune with yourself by aligning mind and body.


Discover You. Explore and grow through self-reflection and gratitude.


Nature Connection. Bond with nature on scenic hikes.


A sense of community. Connect and make lasting friendships.


Renewed Energy. Return revitalized and rested.


The hotel is only 3 min. from Régua train station, therefore you don’t need a car.

Our recommendation is to get to Porto, get the train from Campanha or São Bento train station and travel to Peso da Régua (train ticket up to 10 eur).

What about arriving from Porto by boat?

More info.


For shattle quotes, or travel arrangements please email me


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