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Douro cruise - Douro Tawny (Saturdays) - Train upstream and boat downstream


The best way to enjoy the beauty of the Douro is by boat.
You will be invited to experience a trip through a truly idyllic scenery, the grape growing area for Port Wine and the riverside area of Oporto (Porto) declared by UNESCO as World Heritage sites.
Leaving Porto behind you will have the opportunity to pass under some of the famous high level bridges. The journey continues with the most impressive views, with its steeply terraced hills, mountains and white painted farm houses.
During the journey, the boat is raised by a number of locks, some being the highest in Europe. These locks and the dams through which they go have tamed the river from the dangerous rapids which sank many yachts when the river was used for wine transport.
Porto Regua - River Douro Cruise
Porto Regua - River Douro Cruise

Porto Tawny (Saturdays) - Train upstream and boat downstream - BD
train 8h45 Meeting at S. Bento railway Station (Porto) RESERVATION

Rates
Price per person: 75 euros

Children between 4 and 11 years old: 50% off

Frequency
Saturdays from March to November



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

Index of Douro cruises
9h20 Departure by train to Regua
11h15 Arrival at Regua railway station
11h30 Shipping at Regua Quay
Port wine on board
meal Lunch on board
Carrapatelo Dam (height 35 mts)
Crestuma-Lever Dam (height 14,10 mts)
boat 18h00 Arrival at Vila Nova de Gaia Quay
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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