Douro River Downstream Cruise (Oporto/Régua/Oporto)

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Douro River Downstream Cruise (Oporto/Régua/Oporto)


Discover one of the main Portugal’s treasures, a World Heritage site: the Douro Valley. Explore the demarcated wine region on board of a panoramic cruise in the  Douro River, a cruise that everyone wants to do. The stunning landscapes of this journey will not let your camera take a break! Prepare yourself for the this views considered breathtaking! 

  Daily (except weekends)   11 hours
  • Visit the Douro’s wine region and appreciate one of the most beautiful and clear rivers;


  • Explore the Douro’s Region in two different ways: By train and boat.


  • Relax in a panoramic cruise on the Douro River that crosses all the tremendous landscapes;


  • Enjoy one of the most popular cruises at the moment;
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Daily from Monday to Friday - From April to October


11 hours


S. Bento Train Station


 Cruises end in Vila Nova de Gaia Quay or Estiva Quay - to be confirmed


The full-day trip begins with the departure from the emblematic São Bento Railway Station towards Régua. A train journey starts now, but this is not a typical one, the richness and the diversity of this journey will impress you. As soon as you start to appreciate the region views, the enthusiasm for the cruise begins to appear!

When you arrive at Régua, after you and leave the train composition, you will find Régua’s typical sweets sold by the ladies who produce them. Enjoy some free time on this Portugal’s interior city before you get on board.

Finally, your next stop is in the Quay of Regua, a keyword to embark on the Douro’s cruise!

Enjoy the serenity, the environment’s harmony and the excellence of the views on this panoramic Douro’s cruise. Get lost in these beautifull valleys, green areas and extensive vineyards but, with all these temptations, do not forget the tasteful lunch included served on board.

On the evening, the first locking process is at Carrapatelo’s dam, for those who have never experienced is certainly an exciting time and two hours later, a new dam is about to be crossed, the Crestuma’s dam, another engineering prodigy.

The dream cruise continues to Porto so take advantage of the tranquility of the river and relax.

Cross the bridges along Porto’s city and finish your journey on a stunning Quay in Oporto.

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Pick up and Drop off at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center. Pick ups at a different location requires a previously confirmation - subject to an additional fee. 

Usually the trip to Régua is made by train but, sometimes, it can be replaced by a bus.

This cruise requires a minimum of 20 participants.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



Up to 72 hours or more = Free of charges

Less than 72 hours or No Show = 100% charges


Please reconfirm your starting time and location 48 hours before the cruise. 

Living Tours Porto contacts: [email protected]  | +351 228 320 992


Transportation on train or mini-bus to Régua

Douro’s River Panoramic Cruise

Lunch service on board 


Other meals and drinks

Personal expenses

Gratuities (optional)

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