Douro cruise - Porto - Regua - Porto
Leaving Porto, the boat passes 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.
Douro river Cruise - Porto Regua As the journey across Portugal takes place, the boat is raised by a series of locks,some being the highest in Europe.
Later the railway line runs alongsde the river for its journey upstream.
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.
Check-in at Vila Nova de Gaia quay
Departure to Regua
Breakfast served on board
Crestuma-Lever Dam (height 14,10 mts)
Lunch served on board
Carrapatelo Dam (height 35 mts)
Rates per person
Price includes: Cruise, accommodation, Train ticket, transfers
Price does not include: Lunch on Day 2, guide, personal extras, services not mentioned
Optional: Travel Insurance for international carriers of the European Health Card: 15 euros
Index of Douro cruises
Arrival at Regua
Transfer to the Wine Estate
Check-in on the Wine estate
Visit the farm
|10h30||Transfer to Regua
Free time for lunch (not included)
|16h30||Meeting at Regua railway station
|16h48||Departure by train to Porto
|18h50||Arrival at Porto
End of the cruise
Douro Cruise's Season is from April to October 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;