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Douro cruise Porto to Regua (Saturday) - Boat upstream and train downstream

With a total length of 897 kms, the Douro is the third longest river in the Iberian Peninsula. Presently, only sections of the Portuguese extension are navigable due to the construction of dams and locks which contributed to the taming of the river.
In 2001, the Upper Douro wine producing region was given UNESCO World Heritage status due to its tradition of viticulture which transformed the landscape completely reflecting this economical and social activity.
A Douro river cruise offers the opportunity to travel along the terraced hills of wine producing farms often dominated by a manor house.
Several options are available, departing from Porto sailing up river or departing from Regua or Pinhao towards the mouth of the river. It is also possible to combine the upstream or downstream river cruise with a train journey.
Porto Regua - River Douro Cruise
Porto Regua - River Douro Cruise

Porto/Regua/Porto (Saturday) - Boat up and train down RD
boat 9h45 Shipping at Freixo Quay RESERVATION

Price per person: 77.50 euros
Children up to 3 years old: Free
Children between 4 and 11 years old: 50% off

Every Saturday 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
10h00 Departure to Regua
Breakfast on board
10h20 Crestuma-Lever Dam (height 14 mts)
Port wine on board
meal 12h00 Lunch on board
13h20 Carrapatelo Dam (height 35 mts)
16h45 Arrival at Regua
Transfer to a traditional farm
train 18h30 Transfer to Regua Railway station
18h50 Return by train to Porto
train 20h35 Arrival at Campanha railway station
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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