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Douro River Cruises - Day Cruiuse

Porto, Portugal
+351 22 340 2500
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Visiting port wine country

we took a day long cruise on the Douro River, The valley is beautiful. You get to see the port... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raymond L
Columbia, Maryland
Good way to experience sights of Porto

As part of our sight seeing tours of Porto , we took a Blue Boat river cruise ; It took 45 minutes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael T
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we took a day long cruise on the Douro River, The valley is beautiful. You get to see the port wine vineyards (only place in the world), some amazing historical and modern hillside architecture. It is simply an amazing day of scenery, history and pure...More

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our sight seeing tours of Porto , we took a Blue Boat river cruise ; It took 45 minutes and cost 12 euros each - we thought it was good value for money and a good way of seeing the six bridges...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our 2 weeks driving 2000 miles in Portugal. We had an excellent cruise, lunch, and wonderful scenery through out the day. The 2 locks were a fun surprise. We enjoyed the wine tour and tasting in Regua. The...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this full day river cruise for my last day in Portugal. I did lots of walking in Porto so it was very enjoyable to sit back and relax on my last day. Our tour guide promptly greeted us at the Sao Bento train...More

1  Thank Margie S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This really was an excellent day out and even the damp weather couldn't spoil it. The group compromised of seven guests and Marco, the driver / guide. Marco was extremely knowledgeable about the area and the wine making process and this made it very enjoyable....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This was a lovely day trip up the Douro Valley. I was a solo traveller, so a little bit unsure, but I was so well looked after. Train trip up the valley and boat trip back. Beautiful weather, good food and drink. Lovely relaxing afternoon...More

Thank AJL1965-1
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I do not often have to give a negative review but, if any review needs to be “negative”, this is it. We booked a two-day/one night Douro River Cruise. Honestly, had we only cruised one day and returned home, I would give this an “average”...More

Thank bandman15
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A lovely day out! Great scenery, wonderful weather, excellent ambience. Very well organised and very good value, and lots of food!! We were the only English on the boat, but the guides made a special effort to make sure we knew where to go and...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

If you are visiting Porto in Portugal, try to find two days for a two day river cruise with Barcoduoro Cruises. We booked online and did not have any problems. The service, the staff, the food, the scenery and of course the wine was exemplary....More

2  Thank dubsMelbourne
Reviewed 13 October 2017

DouroAzul operates the ship for some high-priced week-long cruises of the Douro River. Mechanical problems the first day meant we docked 2.5 hrs upstream for the rest of the week and took lengthy bus tours daily. "New" daily schedules were seldom followed, i.e. We were...More

1  Thank RockyPt
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Bruce W
27 August 2017|
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Response from GlobetrotterT2P3R7 | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast was very poor quality - a piece of bread, a plain croissant, orange drink that tasted like tang, and coffee. The lunch was decent. As for the river, I don't have anything to compare to but the river did not... More
28 July 2017|
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Response from MarieH774 | Reviewed this property |
I think the prettiest part is from Regua to Pinhao which is what we did. We did not stay in Porto until later. Pinhao looked to be a good place to stay, but we only did the day cruise - up the river on a boat and back to... More
14 May 2017|
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Response from CanadaPeter | Reviewed this property |
I booked it on the internet. You can go to Cruzeiros Douro's web site, all the info is there. Book it direct it's simple and easy. Enjoy your trip!