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Airlines including BA, Monarch and Ryanair fly to Porto from the UK (from £55; monarch.co.uk). Pinhão is a scenic two-hour train trip away (from £20; cp.pt). Quinta de Roêda’s grape-treading package is £22, tours with tastings from £11 (croftport.com). Housed in an old port warehouse, the Vintage House Hotel has huge rooms with balconies over the Douro River, plus a garden, outdoor pool and an exceptional restaurant. There are also port tastings and picnics (from £140; vintagehousehotel.com). In Porto, The Yeatman has luxurious suites, pools, a spa with wine-based therapies and a two Michelinstarred restaurant with a wine cellar to match. Views are incredible (from £195; the-yeatman-hotel.com).