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Douro cruise - Douro Blended (Sundays) - Boat upstream and bus downstream


From the city of Porto, the cruise starts by passing under some of the local historical bridges.
Leaving Porto behind, the journey continues passing by the small villages and riverside homes.
One of the most interesting parts of the journey happens when the boat is raised by a series of locks in the dams.
The locks and dams tamed the Douro river where many boats were lost when the river was used to transport the wine.
When the construction of the railway was concluded the transport of the wine was done by train.
The terraced vineyards and wine producing 'quintas' are part of the Douro's beautiful scenery and are one of the trade marks of Northern Portugal.
Porto Regua - River Douro Cruise
Porto Regua - River Douro Cruise

Porto Blended (Sundays) - Boat upstream and Bus downstream - BD
train 08h00 Departure at Vila Nova de Gaia Quay RESERVATION

Rates
Price per person: 80 euros

Children up to 3 years old: Free
Children between 4 and 11 years old: 50% off

Frequency
Sundays from March to November



Accommodation in the area
Pousada do Freixo Pousada in Porto
Location: Freixo
Infante Sagres Hotel Hotel Infante de Sagres
Location: Porto
Hotel Pestana Porto Pestana Porto Hotel
Location: Porto

Index of Douro cruises
Departure to Regua
Breakfast on board
Crestuma-Lever Dam (height 14,10 mts)
Port wine on board
meal Lunch on board
Carrapatelo Dam (height 35 mts)
16h30 Arrival at Regua Quay
Tranfers by bus to a local farm house (visit, shopping and wine tasting)
18h00 Departure by bus to Vila Nova de Gaia
19h30 Arrival at Vila Nova de Gaia
End of the cruise



Douro Cruise's Season is from March to November provided there is a minimum number of participants and good river conditions;
Train timetable subject to confirmation by the Portuguese Railway company;
If the Portuguese Railway company is unable to provide the service, the journey will be made by bus;
Children must always be accompanied by their parents;

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