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Douro River Cruises - Day Cruiuse

Porto, Portugal
+351 22 340 2500
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We were advised to take the train to Regua and then cruise back along the Douro to Porto. Judging... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Hinckley, United Kingdom
Duro Valley Day Cruise

We took the cruise along the Douro River to Pinhao which took 8.5 hours on the boat! The breakfast... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Kaye G
Broome, Australia
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Porto, Portugal
+351 22 340 2500

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were advised to take the train to Regua and then cruise back along the Douro to Porto. Judging by other reviews, we were well advised. The 8.25 from the beautiful S.Bento station was uncrowded and there was an allocated carriage for the group. The...More

6  Thank MICK0950
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We took the cruise along the Douro River to Pinhao which took 8.5 hours on the boat! The breakfast and lunch were really great. The service on board was really good. Not much to see in Pinhao and we only had 1 hour to look...More

3  Thank Kaye G
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It is hard to find a place to review this cruise and hard to find information on this company. They are French and not well known by English speakers. They are much cheaper than other cruise lines who cater for English speakers. They are cheaper...More

5  Thank babyboomercanberra
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We caught the train from Porto to Reuga which took about 2/12 hours then had to hang about for 45 mins , then onto the boat. Lunch was included which was very good, but the head banging and rap music did nothing to enhance the...More

3  Thank reigatebev
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I took a morning boat tour at Duero River in Porto. The Seven Bridges tour and I was delighted. The view of the city is completely different and it is also very funny! Loved it. I took nice pictures and afterwards we stayed in the...More

3  Thank Myriam1964
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The boat (The Miguel Terga) was brand new and wonderful, as was the staff, the food and wine, daily excursions and on-board evening entertainment. It was a great value. The average age of the guests, however, was about 70, so I don't think this is...More

4  Thank Jan K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We booked this cruise to Regua which is 111 Km up the Douro river from Porto, its one way and you come back by train, the excursion cost 62.50 euros each and included breakfast and a 3 course lunch including wine and your train ticket...More

2  Thank PBX2014
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife and I were part of a group on River douro cruise for a week with Rivera.We flew into porto from london gatwick ,where our very elegant boat was ready for us.It was most enjoyable river cruise for a week.Highlights were going through highest...More

1  Thank anil1947
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were walking in Gaia and decided to do a boat cruise - we found the blue boat river cruise. We booked a tour for 2 for 24 euro (both). You are provided earplugs to listen to the commentary. There was some delays in what...More

2  Thank Freddy_on_trips
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the cruise very much, the staff was so pleasant and helpful and the breakfast and lunch excellent. Lunch consisted of a delicious 3 course meal with a bottle of wine per couple! Scenery was lovely. My only complaint was the commentary which was almost...More

1  Thank Vicki_E
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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!