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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).

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