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Douro cruise - Porto - Regua - Barca D'Alva - Pocinho - Porto

Leaving Porto, the cruise starts at the Estiva quay passing under some of the famous high level bridges.
The urbanisation of Porto is quickly left behind and the steep banks have villages and riverside homes.
As the journey continues, the boat is raised by a series of locks, some being the highest in Europe.
The river passes through the demarcated port wine region of steeply terraced hills and mountains and white painted quintas to Regua the important Port Wine town.
On the following day the journey continues to Barca D'Alva and Pocinho.
The return trip to Porto is made by train from Pocinho.
Porto, Barca D'Alva, Porto - River Douro Cruise
Porto, Barca D'Alva, Porto - River Douro Cruise

boat 1st day

Check in and boarding at the Estiva Quay in Porto
Breakfast served on Board
Arrival at Crestuma-Lever Dam (14 mts)

Rates per person
Double room: 199.50 euros
Single supplement: 15 euros
(*) Upgrade to a 4 star Hotel: 26,50 euros/person
Children from 4 to 11 years old: 50% discount

Price includes: Cruises, accommodation, train ticket

Price does not include: Transfers, dinner, guide, personal extras, services not mentioned

April to October

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


Arrival at Carrapatelo Dam (35 mts)
Lunch served on board


Arrival at Regua Quay
Transfer and check-in at Hotel Imperio (2 star) (*)
Free time to visit Regua
Dinner not included
2nd day

Boarding and departure to Barca D'Alva
Breakfast served on board


Arrival at Bagauste Dam (27 mts)
Arrival at Valeira Dam (32 mts)
Port wine served on board


Lunch served on board
Arrival at Pocinho Dam (20 mts)


Snack served on board
Arrival at Barca D'Alva Quay


Transfer to Pocinho railway station


Departure to Porto by train along the Douro line

Arrival at S. Bento railway station - Porto

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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