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Private Tour of the Wines of the Salnés Valley from Vigo

From $104.00/person to $1086.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Note: This tour does not operate on Mondays.
Salnes Valley Wine Tour in Vigo
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Private Tour of the Wines of the Salnés Valley from Vigo

Visit two different gorgeous wineries, in private fashion, to learn the ins and outs of ancient winemaking traditions unique to Europe. Most wineries in the Salnée Valley source their grapes from tiny plots in the Atlantic Ocean, believed to be where the wine gets its crisp, saline touch--or as winemakers call it, a "pronounced minerality." This private Vigo shore excursion is prepared to delight your eyes and taste buds.

Start your private tour with a gorgeous drive (in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle) to the Salnée Valley. This scenic drive lasts about an hour and a half, offering a plethora of beautiful landscapes and photo opportunities. Arrive at the fabulous Pazo Baion estate, a historic palace dating back to the 16th century. This gorgeous chateau is surrounded by vineyards, located in a former dairy farm. Extensive restorations have provided a gallant tasting room, banqueting hall, and beautiful courtyard.

Your second stop is Don Olegario, a charming family winery run by brother and sister, Maria and Fernando Falcon. This delightful spot is less than 10 acres, but has plenty to offer the eyes. The estate is surrounded by vines with an elegant rear terrace used for tasting and intimate concerts. In 2008, Wall Street Journal voted Don Olegario the fourth most delicious wine in the world. Tastings will include an artisanal shellfish pate, tapas, and lightly chilled Albariño.

The wineries on this tour are subject to seasonal availability, especially during harvest time. In the event Pazo Baion and Don Olegario are closed, equally superb alternatives are available. One is Pazo de Rubianes, featuring one of the finest camellia tree collections in the world.

Book this private Vigo shore excursion today for an incredible day in Spain's countryside, drinking wine and enjoying breathtaking sights.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
6 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Tapas based lunch, cured local ham, Galician cheese, tuna pie, shellfish patés, tortilla española. Special dietary needs can be taken care of if we are informed in advance. Albariño wine is served during lunch.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing, walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, rain protection if necessary and bringing a camera for photos.
Must be 21 or older to participate. Guests must be able to step in and out of the vehicle and walk in underground wine cellars. This tour is okay for collapsible wheelchairs as long as the guest has his or her own help for assistance.
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