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How to Get to Douro Valley - Six Senses

How to get There

SSDV Douro Valley

Six Senses Douro Valley is located in the beautiful UNESCO world heritage listed Douro Valley, the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. It is located at 75 minutes driving distance from International Airport Francisco Sá Carneiro in Oporto and 4 hours driving distance from Lisbon.

Driving from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
1. Driving from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, take direction VRI and follow the signs to VRI | Porto | Zona Portuária Leixōes | A4 | Matosinhos. 
2. Turn in VRI direction (Vila Real | Valongo | A3 | Porto | Braga) following the A4 in the direction of Vila Real. 
3. After passing through the Marão Tunnel, take Exit #23 for the A24 in the direction of Viseu and stay left at the fork towards Viseu/Aveiro 
4. From the A24 take Exit # 10 to N313/Armamar. At the stop sign turn right and continue until the bottom of the hill. At the roundabout head straight towards Lamego | Cinfães | Resende on National Road EN222 crossing a small bridge over the Varosa River. After crossing the small bridge turn right towards Resende and continue on EN222 for six kilometres until you see the Six Senses Douro Valley signage on the right side of the road.

View directions from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport

Coming from Lisbon, follow A1 towards Aveiro, A25 towards Viseu and then A24 to Vila Real exiting Armamar/Valdigem. Turn right towards the river and at the roundabout follow straight towards Resende. Cross the bridge over the Varosa River, turn right to national road 222 and drive straight for 6 kms to the resort’s entrance on the right side of the road.

Resort Transfers and Transfer Fee:
Private airport transfer can be arranged at EUR 220 per car for two people, one way; or EUR 275 for a minivan for a maximum of six persons, one way from the nearest airport - Francisco Sá Carneiro in Oporto.

Quick Reference

Time and distance (km/miles) from the nearest airport - 75 minutes by car
Time and distance (km/miles) to city center - 15 minutes by car
Time and distance (km/miles) to shopping - 45 minutes by car

Visa Requirements:
Passport holders of all EU countries, North America, Australia, Brazil and Singapore are not required
to have a Portuguese visa for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay in Portugal for a period
not exceeding 90 days on each visit. For further visa requirements and questions,
please check with the Portuguese Embassy or Consulate in your country, or contact the Reservations Department at Six Senses Douro Valley.

Languages Spoken:
Portuguese, and good English communication.

Time Zone:
GMT +0 hour

Driving Coordinates
Longitude:   -7.81225 
Latitude:     41.144198


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