December 24: Guests are invited to celebrate Christmas with a traditional dinner, focusing on the superb produce and wines of the region. Traditional celebrations also include the Midnight Mass known as "Missa do Galo" in the main Cathedral in Lamego. New Year period is celebrated with elegant events and a gala celebration with cocktails for New Year’s Eve Dinner.
There are many Easter Religious Celebrations around the region. A traditional Easter Sunday Lunch will be offered at the resort, which will also be visited by a priest to confer blessings.
This is the harvest season, when guests are invited to pick grapes alongside the locals as they have been doing since the dawn of winemaking. There’s culinary enjoyment in tasting the region’s food and vintages, and even stomping in the old pressing vats to take part in the ancient practice of crushing and pressing grapes. In September, anyone can learn the process of making one of the world’s favorite wines – Port – surrounded by the breath-taking landscapes of the Douro valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.