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Douro cruise - Porto - Regua - Barca D'Alva - Pocinho - 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.
Porto, Barca D'Alva, Porto - River Douro Cruise
Porto, Barca D'Alva, Porto - River Douro Cruise

Douro Intenso
boat 1st day

Check in and boarding at the Vila Nova de Gaia quay
Breakfast served on Board
Arrival at Crestuma-Lever Dam (14 mts)
Arrival at Carrapatelo Dam (35 mts)
Port wine served on board
Lunch served on board

Rates per person
Double room: 298 euros/person
Single supplement: 40 euros
Children from 04 to 11 years: 50% discount

Price includes: Cruises, accommodation, train ticket, transfers (Régua - Wine Farm - Régua).

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


Arrival at Regua Quay
Transfer to a local Port wine estate (visit, wine tasting)
Transfer to Regua railway station
Small walking route to the hotel
Dinner and overnight the Hotel
2nd day

Boarding and departure to Barca D'Alva
Breakfast served on board
Regua Dam


Arrival at Pinhao quay (possible stop-boarding))
Arrival at Valeira Dam (32 mts)
Port wine served on board
Lunch served on board
Arrival at Pocinho Dam (20 mts)


Arrival at Barca D'Alva Quay (possible stop)


Cruise continues to Pocinho
Snack on board


Arrival at Pocinho quay
Transfer to Pocinho railway station


Departure by train to Porto

Arrival at S. Bento railway station - 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 is 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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