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Barcadouro

| Rio Douro, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-161, Portugal
+351 22 372 2415
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Barcadouro Douro River Cruise

This was definitely not worth 250 euro. We booked a two day cruise, and were expecting (as per... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Paula C
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Spicewood, Texas
Beware - this is not as advertised!

I seldom write negative reviews but feel compelled to warn others about these cruises. We took the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Cindy H
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good17%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“train tickets” (2 reviews)
“the river” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Rio Douro, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-161, Portugal
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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

Thank Paula C
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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
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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

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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

Thank josuealves
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It's over 6 hours on a boat without a comfortable chair or surface in sight. On the boat and still haven't made it to Regua, but wish I had skipped the trip and hung out in Porto instead.

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We took the Sunday cruise from Pinhao to Barca D'alva (Spanish border) which includes the train from Pocino back to Pinhao. From start to finish this is a great trip.... made specially so by the excellent service of the team, especially Philip. They catered superbly...More

Thank Graeme16
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

When one talks about cruises, the first idea that jumps up is glamour, fine food, entertainment and visits to nice places on shore. These Barcadouro cruises are none of the sort. The only objective is to have the rare opportunity of enjoying the fabulous landscapes...More

Thank Carlos_R_888
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We had a young baby with us and thought the 6 hour boat trip might be too much but it was wonderful. Very well organised and despite the rush to board...we were already given tables with our names on for breakfast and lunch. Baby had...More

Thank Hannah P
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is an all day activity with a cruise upstream to Regua and a train journey back to Porto. Breakfast and lunch included. I think we were lucky as the boat was only half full so there was plenty of room - had it been...More

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

If you want scenery and a day of doing nothing this is perfect for you. If you want to explore and learn more about the Douro valley region and spend your day wisely, please don't bother. For 90 Euros I expected more, like the guide...More

Thank Gabrielle L
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