1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. River Douro

Pinhão and Douro Valley Day Cruise from Porto

Product ID: 52533
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Experience the scenic landscapes of the Douro Valley on a full-day cruise along the Douro River. Marvel at the vineyards that produce wines from one of Europe’s first demarcated wine lands. Go to Carrapetelo Dam for panoramic views of the countryside.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Printed voucher required
Duration: 10 hours - 1 day
Starting time 7:45 AM
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia city center or quay

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  • Experience the scenic landscapes of the Douro Valley
  • Cruise along the Douro River
  • See the tiles of the unique Pinhão Train Station
  • Enjoy panoramic views from a succession of tall dams
  • Marvel at the terraced vineyards of one of Europe's oldest wine regions
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Porto for the day and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Douro Valley as you cruise along the Douro River to a series of high dams. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the Douro Valley and Alijó in the Norte Region of Portugal.

Board the boat at Cais da Estiva in the Ribeira of Porto. Then, travel into the Douro Valley passing the vineyards of one of Europe’s earliest demarcated wine regions. Continue past Quintas to the Crestuma-Lever Dam in time for lunch.

Sail further along the Douro River to the high Carrapatelo Dam. Cross the “capital of wine” at Régua, and pause by the Barragem Dam at Bagaúste. At approximately 5:00 PM, the boat will arrive at Pinhão, where you will have 1-hour of free time to explore the historic center on your own.

Return to Porto by bus for an estimated arrival time of 9:00 PM.
  • River Douro cruise
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Return transportation by train (or bus)
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Our booking team will confirm the exact dock 24 hours prior to departure. Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. You must present the printed voucher to board the boat.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that the cruise is subject to availability, weather, and sailing conditions
• The program can change without any prior notice
• In the event that there are problems with the train, the return transfer will be by bus
• Please note that the exact meeting point will be confirmed and advised by the operator after the booking is confirmed
• Please note that you need to print your GetYourGuide voucher for this activity

From US$ 102.89 per person

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Product ID: 52533