Our Company

About Us

A local friend that creates travel experiences in Portugal

Who we are

We are the leading Portuguese Tour Operator specialised in charming and luxury travel experiences, providing award-wining group and private tours in Portugal. Our dedicated team is made up of highly qualified and experienced people, who can design and manage successful programs regardless your budget or destination.

What we do

We plan Tours for people who are seeking to discover the best of Portugal. From group tours to trips completely designed from scratch, we also manage your travel, saving you time and money. It won’t be just another tour. It will be an exceptional journey filled with inspiring and lifeenriching experiences. 

How we work

We receive your request or booking and we start working immediately. From the itinerary, guides, meals, transportation or accommodation we craft, create and plan your trip. And we will be there for you 24h/7 days a week to ensure all is going smoothly. You just need to travel and simply enjoy your trip.

Our Team

Vasco Melo
General Manager
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Vasco is responsible for ecoTours in Portugal, has a MBA and a Master degree in Tourism, from the University of Porto. Following his international professional experience in Spain and the United Kingdom, he is now proud to manage a specialized team who design and organize Tours in Portugal, charming trips allied to a service of excellence.

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Vasco Melo
Favourite Place in Portugal
Gerês
Dream Travel
New Zealand
Capital Sin
Paragliding
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Mensagem Fernando Pessoa
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Team - Helena Azevedo
Sales Manager
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Helena has a Licentiate degree in Secretarial, Translation and Interpretation and she is one of the founding members of ecoTours Portugal. She grew up travelling the world, having navigated in her own way through 50 countries. She is a travel junkie, an explorer, always taking the side roads just to see where they lead. 

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Helena Azevedo
Favourite Place in Portugal
Douro Valley
Dream Travel
Another world cruise
Capital Sin
Travelholic
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Equador Miguel Sousa Tavares
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Team - Patrícia Alves
Tours’ Manager & Sales Consultant
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Patricia has a Licentiate degree in Tourism. She is interested in new cultures and traditions and her experience in sales and operations’ management allows her to follow her passion to deliver memorable programs to the clients and to continue to learn with every single challenge. Cheerful and communicative, she always exceeds expectations.

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Patrícia Alves
Favourite Place in Portugal
Braga
Dream Travel
Athens
Capital Sin
Port Wine
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O Vaticano José Rodrigues dos Santos
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Team - Tânia Nogueira
Sales Consultant & Official Guide
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Tânia has a Master degree in History and Geography Teaching. Her passion about Portugal makes her an incredible teller of Portuguese History, down to the smallest details. She is very friendly and communicative and she is our official Tour Guide, always designing a Tour with love, devotion and tenacity.  

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Tania Nogueira
Favourite Place in Portugal
Obidos & Batalha
Dream Travel
Old Portuguese Colonies
Capital Sin
History devoted
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Os Maias Eça de Queirós
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Team - Virgínia Magro
Sales Consultant
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Virgínia has a Licentiate degree in Archeology. She has been an adventurous and curious traveller, working in Touristic projects since college. With countless first-hand experiences, she is passionate about both travel and hospitality, loving to create life-changing experiences. And the Italian Market is her specialty.

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Virgínia Magro
Favourite Place in Portugal
Minho Region
Dream Travel
Sri Lanka
Capital Sin
Spicy Food
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Amor de Perdição Camilo Castelo Branco
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Team - Liliana Pinto
Cruises' Manager
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Liliana has a Licentiate degree in Tourism. Her experience in working on board of Douro cruises leaded her to the passion of designing excursions to clients and corporate customers through Douro Region. Her energy and can-do attitude make her an excellent professional and a trustworthy travel advisor. 

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Liliana Pinto
Favourite Place in Portugal
Sintra
Dream Travel
New Zealand
Capital Sin
Instagram every moment
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A Song of Ice and Fire George R. R. Martin
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Team - Inês Sousa
Sales Consultant
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Inês has a Licentiate degree in Tourism. Her itch for travel began with her love for cruising the Douro River. Working for several years in Douro Booking Departments, she knows just how to make our customers happy and she is always helping them to find the perfect itinerary. She is friendly and a great travel advisor. 

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Inês Sousa
Favourite Place in Portugal
Coimbra
Dream Travel
Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)
Capital Sin
Love to make people laugh
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The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
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Team - Elodie Moura
Sales Consultant
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Elodie has a Licentiate degree in Environmental Engineering. Her passion for travelling and Sustainable Tourism leaded her to ecoTours Portugal. She was born in France, also speaking Portuguese fluently. She pays attention to every detail while travelling and uses her expert information to advise her clients while working together to plan their dream trips. 

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Elodie Moura
Favourite Place in Portugal
Guimarães
Dream Travel
Thailand
Capital Sin
Wine & Traditional Food
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Travelling to Infinity Jane Hawking
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Team - Ana Alves
Sales Consultant
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Ana Alves has a Licentiate degree in Tourism. She has a keen eye for details, a passion for creating relationships with people and extraordinary organizational skills. She likes to use her personal experience from travelling as well as her knack for research to craft new travel experiences. Always trying to take pride in the final result. 

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Ana Alves
Favourite Place in Portugal
Sintra
Dream Travel
Rio de Janeiro
Capital Sin
Zumba Addicted
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Safe Haven Nicholas Sparks
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Team - Marta Afonso
Digital Marketing Manager
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Marta has a Master degree in Communication Sciences. As a combination of a geek girl and a digital fan, she coordinates the Digital Marketing Department. She has a deep passion for travelling, she is a proud Portuguese and she is very dedicated and enthusiastic. Always working to allow the best user and digital experience to visitors.

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Marta Afonso
Favourite Place in Portugal
Douro Valley
Dream Travel
Moscow & St. Petersburg
Capital Sin
Cinema Super Fan
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Memorial do Convento José Saramago
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Team - Fátima Dias
Marketing Coordinator
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Fátima has a Licentiate degree in Marketing. Coordinating the Marketing Department, she also provides support to digital projects. She is precocious with her accomplishments, work ethic and concerned for clients’ well-being. She is also responsible for Corporate programs, committed to a standard of excellence in everything she does. 

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Fátima Dias
Favourite Place in Portugal
Evora
Dream Travel
South America Tour
Capital Sin
Chocolate
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Cien Años de Soledad Gabriel García Márquez
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About our Certificate of Excellence

The Certificate of Excellence of TripAdvisor is an annually award that is given out by TripAdvisor to the travel businesses that consistently receive high review ratings on their website (“Very Good” and “Excellent” evaluations). It is a way to identify the most elite businesses and the high quality of their services.

This is the third straight year that we have won the award. It’s so great to see that our hard work has been recognized by the largest travel site in the world. We couldn’t be anymore prouder of our brilliant team for making it happen!

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The National Prize for the “Best of Wine Tourism” awarded ecoTours Portugal. This competition honors the most important wine tourism agents that stand out for the excellence of services, quality of their hospitality, innovation and original approach.

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We are founding members of “I’m eco-social”, a humble and proud project that illustrates our social and environmental involvement and responsibility, reverting part of our revenues to support the less privileged children of the regions we visit.

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We won the status of SMC Excellence “PME Excelência”. It's a reputation seal awarded in partnership with the Portugal Tourism “Turismo de Portugal” and other partners to distinguish the Portuguese companies worthy of merit with superior performance.

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