Douro Upstream Cruise (Porto/Pinhão/Porto) - Full Day

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Douro Upstream Cruise (Porto/Pinhão/Porto) - Full Day


Being Douro one of the main rivers of the Iberian Peninsula, allow yourself to create unforgettable memories sailing through it, getting the opportunity to behold the vineyards that are well-known for producing Port wine.

After departure from Vila Nova de Gaia Quay or Estiva Quay, start your cruise until Pinhão || Breakfast served on board. First we go upstream the Crestuma-Lever (14 meters high) located in the watershed of Douro making it the last dam to reach the river mouth. Afterwards you will pass through Carrapatelo dam (35 meter high)  that opened in 1972 by the 13th President of Portuguese Republic, Américo Thomaz. This dam contains the first navigation lock built in Portugal for interior navigation. After passing through both dams, you can enjoy the surrounding landscapes while lunch is served on board.

Before arriving at Pinhão we pass through the last dam. Régua dam, this time with 28 meters high.

Once you arrive at Pinhão, will be given some free to time to spend around before heading back to Porto.

Return to Porto will be made through Douro line on a relaxin train trip.

Book now your cruise and board through one of the most beautiful routes on a 1-day cruise through the Douro region!


  Daily (except sundays)   11 hours



Daily from Monday to Friday 08h00am (from April to October)


11 hours


Non available on January 1st and December 25th.


Present your voucher at you boarding time.


72 hours or more, 5% fee charge.

Less than 72 hrs or No Show, 100%. 


 Starts at Vila Nova de Gaia Quay or Estiva Quay at 08h00am (time subject to change)
 Be there 15 mins ahead of schedule.

 Give your voucher before boarding.
 Confirmation of reservation can take up to 48 hours.


 - Minimum of 20 participants.
 - Children under 11 years old and acommpanied by their parents take advantage of a 50% discount, and babies of a 100% discount.
 - In case of unavailability of trains, your trip will be done by Bus.

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Up- River Cruise

08h00    Boarding at Vila Nova de Gaia Quay

               Departure to Pinhão || Breakfast served on board.

               Crestuma-Lever Dam (14 meters high) 

               Carrapatelo Dam (35 meters high)

               Lunch served on board  

               Régua Dam (28 meters high)

               Arrival at Pinhão || Free time

              Transfer to Porto by train*

20h30    Expected arrival time at Porto.

*In case of unavailability of trains, your return trip back to Porto will be done by Bus.


Cruise to Pinhão
Breakfast and Lunch on board
Train trip


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