Discover one of Portugal’s main 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 this views considered breathtaking!
Visit the Douro’s wine region and appreciate one of the most beautiful and clear rivers in the world.
Find the real power and beauty of nature in one of the most famous cruises at the moment.
Enjoy a relaxing moment during your cruise in the middle of the magical Douro Valley.
Have a Douro full experience departing from Porto by train and returning by boat.
Daily (on weekends with extra fee) - From April to October.
Approximately 11 hours.
SCHEDULE AND DEPARTURE PLACE
7:45 AM in São Bento Train Station - to be confirmed after the booking.
SCHEDULE AND ARRIVAL PLACE
6:00 PM in Vila Nova de Gaia Quay or Estiva Quay - to be confirmed after the booking.
*If you select the option of add transfers, the pickup and drop off at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center is included.
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 beautiful 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.