Guided tour

From Porto: Douro River Cruise, Winery Visit & Lunch

3.6 / 5

22 reviews

From Porto: Douro River Cruise, Winery Visit & Lunch

From $93.91 per person

Enjoying your vacation in the beautiful city of Oporto but unsure as to where to start with so much to do? Take this chance to get acquainted with one of the major rivers of the Iberian Peninsula as well as the region that birthed the famous Port Wine.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Audio guide included
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Get to know Pinhão, where many of the Port Wine producing estates operate
  • Enjoy both breakfast and lunch on board while sailing through the Douro waters
  • Learn the history behind the region while listening to your audioguide
Full description
Meet your guide at 8:45 AM at Estiva Quay in Oporto, and board your boat heading to Pinhão. Enjoy some breakfast on board while sailing through the Douro waters, admiring the breathtaking valley.     Sail through the Crestuma-Lever Dam and the Carrapatelo Dam. Savour a delicious lunch served on board and get to know the history behind the region through your audioguide, available in four different languages. Pass by Régua, known worldwide as the capital of the Vine and Wine.   Debark at Pinhão - you’ll arrive right in the center of the Douro Demarcated Region, the first regulated wine region in the world. It is here that many of the Port Wine producing estates operate. Visit Quinta da Roêda, a charming and traditional vineyard estate. Taste some of the delicious wines that are produced here. Finally, board a bus to arrive back to Oporto for approximately 8:30 PM.
Includes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Cruise
  • Visit to Quinta da Roêda
  • Drinks (only during meal times)
  • Audioguide in 4 languages
  • Bar service
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Estiva Quay (Cais da Estiva) in Porto

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.6 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    2.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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Beautiful but very long boat ride. Only 30 min at the vineyard to sample 1 port very quickly. Breakfast and lunch were good but bring snacks because you won’t eat anything after 12:00. No dinner! Once you get to pinhao you go right to vineyard, rush through that and then you are on a bus back to Porto for 2 hours! If you want a nice boat ride through 3 lochs and see the vineyards, this is the tour for you. Not a wine tasting tour!

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September 16, 2021

a cruise to do absolutely, rich breakfast and lunch, passage of 3 locks, the banks of the douro, don't forget your caps! it is a pity that the speaker did not work, we did not take full advantage of the explanations. the departure was from the platform and on the return the bus dropped us at the station, we had not been warned, take a taxi to go / return

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October 10, 2019

We enjoyed the river trip. The boat was not full, which was good as had it been full it might have felt a bit overcrowded. As it was, we started in heavy rain and ended with some good sunshine and sat on the roof for much of the latter part of the journey. However the visit to the vineyard was very short (I think we arrived late). We had one sample of port - a pink one - which was very nice and interesting as something new but not typical. So it would have been good to have the chance to taste other port too. We did buy an extra glass (4 euros) but didn't really have time to drink it. A long day, we were back in Porto well after 9pm.

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October 2, 2019

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