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Douro river Cruises - 2 Days Porto to Regua upstream by boat and downstream by train

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.

After a stop for lunch we arrive at Regua at 4.30 pm and stay the night in Regua

The following day there is a Port Wine tsting before returning to Porto by train.

Index of Douro cruisesAccommodation in the Oporto (Porto) area
Pousada de Porto - Palacio do Freixo
Hotel Infante Sagres
Pestana Porto Hotel

Porto Regua - Douro Cruise
Price per person sharing a double/twin room:€ 220
Single room suppl.: € 30
up to 2 years old: free
4 to 11 years old: 50% off

2 days Porto/Regua/Porto - Boat upstream and train downstream
1st day
boat 08h00 Embarcation at Freixo or V. N. de Gaia Quay - Porto
Breakfast served on board
Arrival at Crestuma-Lever Dam (Height 14 meters)
Porto wine on board
meal 12h30 Lunch served on board
Arrival at Carrapatelo Dam (Height 35 meters)
17h00 Arrival to Regua quay.
Transfer to a Port Wine cellar with Port wine tasting
Transfer to a hotel in the region
accommodation Check in, dinner and overnight
2nd day
Breakfast at the Hotel
Free time
meal Lunch at the Hotel
Free time
Transfer to the railway station
train 17h03 Return to Porto by train
train 19h00 Arrival at Sao Bento/Campanha railway station
End of the cruise

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