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Rio Douro

Porto, Portugal
+351 22 464 6352
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USD 112.93*
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Douro Valley and Wine Tour
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Douro Valley Wine Tour: Visit to Three Vineyards with Wine Tastings and Lunch
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Private Porto Secrets Walking Tour
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Porto, Portugal
+351 22 464 6352
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like Port, you'll like Porto. Visit the Port Houses, take a tour in one, we chose Calem, very interesting. Then sample different ports in other Port houses.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you stroll around in Porto you can see the river from many places. The Douro is one of the major rivers of the Iberian Peninsula, flowing from its source near Duruelo de la Sierra in Soria Province across northern-central Spain and Portugal to its...More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Porto to Provesende and up the Rio Douro to the most incredible landscapes of vineyards and olive orchards. There is a train from Porto at least once a day. From Provesende, one of the lovely stone villages in wine country, the train...More

Thank queenchichi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's one of the 'angriest' rivers I've ever seen and the guide who first took us there said that, back when wine transportation was done by small boats, a lot of people died because of its angry currents (in certain parts of the river, you...More

2  Thank Priscila G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river between the two sides of Porto connected by Ponte Luis....What makes the view of the river beautiful is the colourful houses and buildings on the river bank....It also has a beautiful sunset views in the evening....to be enjoyed with a wine....

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As i read about it, River Douro is one of the major rivers of the Iberian Peninsula, flowing from its source in the mountains in Soria Province across northern-central Spain and Portugal to its outlet at Porto. The Douro vinhateiro (winegrowing), an area of the...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced both the six bridges cruise and a day cruise to Regau with train back to Porto. Great to see the vines growing on the banks of the Douro. We passed though two locks, one of 12 metres in height with the other being...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just head west from the river and enjoy the stroll and boardwalk maybe stopping for coffee along the way. Boats are for lazy people! Get the 500 bus back into Liberty Square for less than 2 euros if too tired to walk back. Sandy beaches...More

1  Thank gillespiefrank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This river is amazing in any of it's length. Take a walk on it's bad and stop for a second to appreciate it's beauty.

Thank Marisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a beautiful beautiful river in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There ate so many beautiful views from so many different locations it is simply stunning to see.

Thank Keithl1234
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Robert M
Who and how did you go about hiring a driver for the day?
22 May 2017|
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Response from martinmolloy72 | Reviewed this property |
I visited The Douro with an organised tour group from Porto called Living Tours.
Hi. I'm interested in going on a two day cruise on the Douro and would prefer to book with a local company. Can anyone recommend the best company and boat to use?
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
Anyone know of a trip on the Douro river in Porto without lunch?
2 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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