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Douro cruise - Regua to Barca D'Alva (Sundays) - 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 Dalva/Regua (Sundays) - Boat upstream and train downstream - BD
boat 8h30 Shipping at Regua Quay RESERVATION

Price per person: 99 euros

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

Sundays from April to October

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

Index of Douro cruises
Departure to Barca D'Alva
Regua Dam (height 28 mts)
10h30 Arrival at Pinhao Quay
Valeira Dam (height 32.5 mts)
meal Port wine and Lunch on board
Pocinho Dam (height 22 mts)
16h15 Arrival at Barca D'Alva Quay - free time
17h00 Departure by boat to Pocinho
Snack on board
train 18h15 Transfer by bus to Pocinho Railway station
19h14 Return by train to Regua
train 20h39 Expected arrival at Regua
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;
The train timetable is always subject to confirmation by the Portuguese Railway company;
If the Portuguese Railway company is not able to provide the advertised service, the journey will be taken by bus;
Children must be accompanied by their parents;

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