Play tennis. Sail the Douro. Visit Porto.

Porto

Tailor-made

Adapted to your needs

Couples

22nd to 25th of April 2021.

Ladies or Men Only

Dates on request.

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location

Porto

Set aside the Douro River, Porto – Portugal’s second city – is one of the most electric destinations in Europe. The city has an extraordinary history. It is compact, safe and has welcoming people, most of whom can speak English if needed. The charm of the city is infectious and gives energy – a great city to recharge and refresh

Smashing has created a unique experience, giving you the opportunity to combine tennis and the discovery of the incredible Porto and its region.

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the Experience


Tennis and the beautiful Porto

We will to play in one of the most exclusive tennis club in Porto. Our coaches have prepared a complete tennis program during those 3 days and 9 hours of tennis. It will be intense, enjoyable and very instructive. Our tennis coaches are highly experimented pros with an international tennis background – some of them have played on the tour.

During this experience, you will eat and live like a local during the our gastronomic tour. Portuguese cuisine is rich and varied. It is interesting to discover the anecdotes behind each specialty to understand the history of the country. We will taste a wide selection of “Petiscos”, each one more delicious than the next: cold meats, cheese, fish, wines, typical pastries … A real discovery of local gastronomy and the culinary habits of the Portuguese. You will appreciate the history behind each place visited NS also test the most famous wine in the North of Portugal. We will learn, taste, eat and drink the specialties and culinary secrets of Porto while passing by the main monuments of the city such as the Clerigos Tower and also Livraria Lello.

In this trip, you will see the most breathtaking views of the Douro in a river cruize only for our private group with guides that will tell you all the stories of the Douro and explain what your eyes will see, all this with some snacks from the Douro and Porto wine from a small producer. Next we will visit the first winery, the Oldest Wine House in Douro Est.1638, learn what is done in the vineyards, connect the vineyard to the university with new scientific studies, see the best of the technology that is being used in the wine production.

We also will be able to walk through the vineyard and of course taste more wines. Then we will visit the authentic Douro, the Douro from the locals, the less touristy Douro and have lunch at a second winery, to get to know more about the wines of the small producers. It will be another very special moment with lunch in the garden.

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Itinerary


Schedule

Morning

Afternoon

Day 1

7 pm : Cocktail reception at the hotel
Depending on the arrival of everyone.

Day 2

8:30 am : Departure from hotel to the tennis courts (5 min with our private chauffeur).
9 to 12 pm : Our intensive tennis training starts – light warm-up, technical and strategical tennis sessions + matches.
Showers available at the club.

12:30 pm : Lunch at the tennis club.
7 to 10 pm: Gastronomic tour of Porto with our local guide.

Day 3

8:30 – 5 pm : Full day to discover the Valley of Douro.

6 – 9 pm : Tennis program of the day with our tennis pros.

Day 4

8:30 am : Departure from hotel to the tennis courts.
9 to 12 pm : Tennis program of the day.

12:30 pm : Final lunch at the tennis club.

*Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

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Hotel

5-star: Hotel Monumental

You will discover that this luxury hotel in the heart of Porto, does not have monumental only as a name. Ancient most renowned “café” of Porto since 1930, the Café Monumental, has become the hotel of choice for a high-end stay in Porto. Such as the locals you belong to history by choosing this this 5-star hotel exceeding the ordinary.
Nuxe Spa: Indoor pool, sauna and hammam.
3 restaurants.

Visit Hotel Monumental website.

*Please note that this package is also available without the hotel Monumental.

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Package


Trip includes

5-Star Hotel

3 nights with breakfast included at the 5-star Monumental in the city center.

Tennis Playing

9 hours of tennis supervised by professional tennis coaches.

Discovery of Douro

Boat trip on the river Douro with visits in private wine cellars.

Gastronomic Tour

Taste the specialties and culinary secrets of Porto for dinner.

Transfers

We manage the private transfers to the different activities.

Lunch

Share a lunch with the group in a unique spot ovierviewing the river Douro.

Welcoming Cocktails

Get to know the coaches and your teammates at the hotel.

Gift

Get back home with a special gift-souvenir from our trip.

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Booking


How to Book your Trip?

Step 1: Contact us

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Step 2: Registration form

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Step 3: Payment

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the Conditions


Conditions of Sale

A minimum of 8 people is required to confirm this trip. Do not hesitate to motivate those around you to have fun and participate in the Smashing adventure with you! As soon as the minimum number of participants is reached, we will confirm the trip by email, no later than 30 days before departure.

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