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Douro cruise Regua to Barca D'Alva - Boat upstream and train downstream

Regua is the most important town on the river Douro and capital of the port wine area.

From here the river port wine region of steeply terraced hills dotted with the white painted Port wine quintas.

The boat passes Pinhao to which the Port Wine trade is slowly moving. Soon after Pinhao the schist soil ends marking the end of the demarcated Port Wine region and the scenery turns wilder.

The boat reaches the border village of Barca d'Alva where an hour is spent ashore before the brief journey downriver to Pocinho where there is a transfer to the train for the return journey.

Regua Barca D'Alva - River Douro Cruise
Regua Barca D'Alva - River Douro Cruise

Regua/Barca D'alva/Regua - Boat up and train down - RD
boat 7h45 Shipping at Regua Quay RESERVATION

Rates per person

Weekend: 100 euros
Week (Monday to Friday): 85 euros

Children up to 3 years old: Free
Children between 4 and 11 years old: 50% off

Daily from April to October

Accommodation in the area
Casa da Calcada Casa da Calcada
Location: Amarante
Hotel Porto Antigo Hotel Porto Antigo
Location: Porto
Quinta de la Rosa Quinta de la Rosa
Location: Pinhao

Index of Douro cruises
8h00 Departure to Barca D'Alva
Breakfast on board
8h25 Bagauste Dam (height 27 mts)
11h30 Valeira Dam (height 32 mts)
Port wine served on board
meal 12h00 Lunch on board
14h00 Pocinho Dam (height 20 mts)
16h00 Arrival at Barca D'Alva
train 18h00 Transfer to Pocinho Railway station
19h07 Departure by train to Regua
train 20h30 Arrival at Regua railway station
End of the cruise

Douro Cruise's Season is from March 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;

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