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Nice long boat ride TERRIBLE port tasting experience

We asked our concierge for a port tasting day. We’ve done south aftrica France Italy Napa Sonoma... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Beautiful Day for A Cruise along the Douro!

After arriving in Porto we immediately went to the nearest tourist office only to find out that... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful trip along the Douro through two ship locks while a superb lunch with amazing silver-service (it would grace any five star hotel) was being served. Very drinkable red and white wines which continued flowing right up to when the ship docked at the end...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We asked our concierge for a port tasting day. We’ve done south aftrica France Italy Napa Sonoma and others and expected some range of tastings and learning about the product of port. That part of the tour, thru one port house called Martha’s, was rushed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the day cruise from Porto to Pinhao. First, the good things. The boat was immaculate. They made an effort to seat us with other English speaking passengers. The scenery is beautiful. The lunch of pork loin, cabbage, and roasted potatoes was very nice....More

1  Thank pwm11
Reviewed 9 July 2018

After arriving in Porto we immediately went to the nearest tourist office only to find out that most Douro river day cruises in the week we were there, were booked, so book well ahead of time!..... after having made a phone call to Barcadouro cruises...More

1  Thank lovetotravel063
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We wondered what we had let ourselves in for with a early start from our hotel and the promise of breakfast. We could have eaten more than the roll and breosh we were given. But the coffee was good and kept coming. The river close...More

1  Thank timfal
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This was a cruise along Douro, culminating in vineyard visit. Due to poor organisations we had to wait fr 2 hrs at lock resulting of vineyard visit cancellation. The trip itself is rather uninteresting,, food is poor quality, served cold, waiters swiftly removed leftover wine...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was definitely not worth 250 euro. We booked a two day cruise, and were expecting (as per video and advertisements) stops for wine tastings, and walks through quaint towns. What we experienced was an overcrowded vessel without nearly enough seating to enjoy the cruise...More

2  Thank Paula C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I seldom write negative reviews but feel compelled to warn others about these cruises. We took the 2 day cruise with overnight accommodations in a hotel. The hotel was very nice and our dinner was good, however, the cruise part of the event was NOT...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were 25 people from our local Wine Society visiting Porto for 3 days. We chose the Tauny Tour trip, train to Regua coming back by boat with lunch. From the beginning Barca Douro were helpful giving us a discount and then a refund when...More

Thank trueblues
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We made the trip until Pinhão (there is several packages). The boat was full, more less 150-180 pax, i think its to much. It departures at 08h am, and we start seated to take breakfast. Its a little poor breakfast: 1 croissant, 1 bread, juice,...More

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