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Rio Douro

Porto, Portugal
+351 22 464 6352
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US$ 117.92*
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Douro Valley and Wine Tour
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US$ 101.24*
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Authentic Douro Wine Tour Including Lunch
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US$ 113.15*
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Douro Valley Wine Tour: Visit to Three Vineyards with Wine Tastings and Lunch
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“the river” (691 reviews)
“boat trip” (116 reviews)
“bridges tour” (22 reviews)
Porto, Portugal
+351 22 464 6352
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed walking along both sides of the river. I wish we'd had more time in the area to explore along the river, but just the taste in Porto (and across) was great.

Thank hdempsey
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are staying in Porto the riverside is lovely and there are boat trips available. We were there for the first and last days of an 8 day river cruise up the Douro. The whole of the river valley is brilliant with lovely scenery....More

1  Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we had more time for a longer cruise, but the Six Bridges Cruise did the trick for us. We bought the tickets at the pier in Nova de Gaia (many different boats, many offerings from different vendors) and enjoyed our one hour long...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Duoro river defines Porto. Both sides of the river are very charming, especially from a boat cruise. Do go one any of the many Six Bridges Cruise offered by many many vendors all along the Cais of both sides - Porto side charges €15...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come to Porto, you have to take a cruise up the Douro to get a sense of the true Portugal and its tradition of wine, including port. Going through the locks on the river is quite interesting and seeing the beautiful landscapes, vinyards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

With our tour bus package we got a free hour boat tour which was a great day to see 6 of the main bridges quickly as we were only there for 3 days. Well worth doing while you're there - the best views of the...More

1  Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely boat trip and meal up the river. Saw all five bridges and had a fabulous meal on board.Amazing evening

1  Thank Fred F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place the river separates de Gaia from Porto . Both sides have History. From port to fishing villages stately homes and fort's transport good and cheap can get trains down the coast to Lisbon or Espinho and even other countries .

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great river through Porto with deep gouges and many high bridges including Ponte Luis I, which is interesting and the Cais da Ribeira which is lovely to walk along and get lunch.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a day trip up the Douro river, breakfast and lunch included, with an hour in Pilaou, returning by train. Unfortunately the boat was delayed in 1 of the locks on the river, so only just had time to get to the train station....More

Thank Bridget W
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Robert M
21 May 2017|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have only just seen your question. You don't have to hire a boat or driver if you buy the 'blue bus' ticket you get the open top bus tour a boat trip down the river and a visit to a port house all for E22 each well... More
31 January 2017|
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Response from Jeff T | Reviewed this property |
We were actually staying in the Douro Valley up in the town of Pinhao. Several boats came up from Porto during the week (it probably is a two to three day trip there and back from Porto?) so I would imagine the best thing to... More
1 November 2016|
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Response from Emmanuel R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes we did the trip end of the afternoon without any lunch. We got directly the tickets down to the pier in Villa Nova Gaia. It was very easy and convenient. Enjoy !
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