1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. River Douro

Régua & Douro Valley: Scenic Rail and Cruise from Porto

Product ID: 52489
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Experience the scenic landscapes of the Douro Valley on a full-day cruise down the Douro River. Transfer to the “wine capital” of Régua by train, and then marvel at the vineyards that produce wines from one of Europe’s first demarcated wine lands.
About this activity
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Printed voucher required
Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

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Hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia city center or the quay.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the scenic landscapes of the Douro Valley
  • Cruise down the Douro River to Porto
  • Enjoy panoramic views from a succession of tall dams
  • Marvel at the terraced vineyards of one of Europe's oldest wine regions
  • Discover the Norte Region of Portugal's capital of wine
  • See the traditional tiles of Porto's S. Bento Railway Station
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Porto for the day, and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Douro Valley and historic vineyards of the Norte Region of Portugal.

Depart Porto at 08:30, traveling by train to Régua from S. Bento Railway Station. Admire the traditional tiles of the station’s interior before the train departs. Then, upon arrival at Régua, explore one of the oldest demarcated wine regions in the world.

Return to Porto along the Douro River, starting from Régua Quay at 11:30. Glide gently past the terraced vineyards of the Douro Valley, and experience the purity of nature. Lunch will be served on board the boat at approximately 12:00.

Sail to the Carrapatelo Dam, and continue to the Crestuma-Lever. After crossing the 2 dams, enjoy the serenity of the Douro River as you continue to Porto for an estimated arrival at 18:00.
Includes
  • River Douro cruise
  • Lunch
  • Return train (or bus) ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and personal expenses

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Meeting point

Sao Bento Railway Station, Porto (city center)

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that the cruise is subject to availability, weather, and sailing conditions
• The times are indicative, and may change on the day of the cruise depending on any change in dam timetables, over which the local operator has no control
• The program can change without any prior notice
• In the event that there are problems with the train, the transfer will be by bus
• Please note that you need to print your GetYourGuide voucher for this activity.

From US$ 85.78 per person

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Product ID: 52489