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Porto: Daytime or Sunset Sailboat Cruise on the Douro River

Porto: Daytime or Sunset Sailboat Cruise on the Douro River

Begin your sunset adventure at Pontoon C of Douro Marina and continue towards the unforgettable historic area of Ribeira and Gaia. Once there, it's time to discover more about the city of Porto, a task that your crew will be happy to share with you. Toast to the taste of a good Douro wine of your choice and take the opportunity to photograph in a unique setting. Meanwhile, reverse your course and head towards the sea, passing through the protected area of the Douro estuary and the beautiful old mouth of Porto with its unmistakable palm trees. Touch the waves of the sea and experience the magical sensation of immensity that only the sea is capable of making you feel. With any luck, the dolphins might come and greet you. All this with a crew that stands out for its constant attention and focus on the well-being of those who join.

Porto: 6 Bridges City Cruise with Sunset Option

Porto: 6 Bridges City Cruise with Sunset Option

Experience the historical city of Porto as you sail on a boat along Douro River. See its beautiful villages and famous sites from tranquil waters. Upon boarding the boat, go on a relaxing cruise along Douro River while drinking a glass of wine. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking views of Porto and learn about the history of the city. Take beautiful pictures of the city's vibrant villages and historic neighborhoods. Connect with other groups on board and make new friends as you sail while the sun sets.

Porto: 6 Bridges and Douro Estuary Yacht Tour

Porto: 6 Bridges and Douro Estuary Yacht Tour

Discover the beauty of Porto's 6 bridges on this yacht tour from Nova de Gaia with an experienced crew. Pass by the charming city of Vila Nova of Gaia and the Douro Estuary Reserve.  Embark on your journey from the Douro Marina in Vila Nova of Gaia on a comfortable, luxury yacht. Glide past through main tourist attractions like the Crystal Palace and the Customs Office of Porto, where numerous exhibitions and concerts are held. Sip on your welcome drink as you take in views of the riverside area with its vast historical heritage, the Se Cathedral, the Clerigos Tour, the Convent of Serra do Pillar, the various Port Wine cellars and the iconic D. Luis Bridge. Stop at scenic points to soak up the views or capture pictures.  After seeing the 6 Bridges that connect the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, we will turn back and navigate to the mouth of the Douro River, where you will be able to observe the stunning natural landscapes of the Douro Estuary, before returning to your departure point.

Porto: Private Yacht Cruise in the Douro River

Porto: Private Yacht Cruise in the Douro River

Have you ever thought of seeing the port from another perspective?Embark on a private yacht and get to know the invicta city from the waters of the Douro! The trip will begin at Freixo Marina, where you will be welcomed with a welcome drink by our crew. This will be your starting point for a tranquil trip through the waters of the Douro. You will sail towards the mouth of the river, across the 6 bridges that connect the cities of Porto and Gaia. You will have the opportunity to observe the fascinating Ribeira do Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from its waters. On the other bank you will find Gaia, where the cellars of the sublime Port wine are located. After crossing the Douro bridges, you will find the fishermen's village, São Pedro da Afurada, and Foz do Porto. You then arrive at the highlight of the cruise, where you will face the entrance to the immense Atlantic Ocean. Are you excited?Make your private trip, with an exclusive captain and sailor, and get to know the invicta city of Porto with comfort, tranquility and a pleasant environment.

Porto: 3-Hour Bike Tour

Porto: 3-Hour Bike Tour

See the sights of Porto by bike on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of the city's memorable monuments. Access areas that other vehicles can't reach and go further than you could on foot. Discover sites of interest in the Old Town and pedal along the bike paths of City Park. Along the way, see the former customs house of the Alfândega do Porto Congress Centre and admire the span of the Arrábida Bridge and the remains of São João da Foz castle. Cycle past the fine sand beach of Matosinhos, look for birdlife in Calém Garden and reach the magical mouth of the Douro River. Discover where the Port Wine Museum, Tram Museum and Museu Serralves (Contemporary Art Museum) are located. Visit the remains of São Francisco do Queijo (Cheese Castle), get back to nature in the Douro Estuary Natural Reserve and gaze in awe at the breakwater of Foz do Douro.

Porto: Charming Sailboat Sunset

Porto: Charming Sailboat Sunset

Sailboat trip lasting two hours, up to 8 people, shared. From the natural reserve area of the Douro estuary to Ribeira do Porto and back. Discover the particularities of the banks of Porto and Gaia in a different way, its houses, monuments and secrets. If the weather and sea conditions allow, optionally, the tour can be carried out along the coastal area from Foz Do Douro to Matosinhos and back. If it's summer and it's hot, you must take a dive. On board you will have the possibility to taste some of the best wines from the oldest demarcated region in the world, the Douro, different types of cheeses and charcuterie, raisins, crackers with olive oil and rosemary and grissinis while enjoying the sunset.

Porto: Douro 6 Bridges or Sunset Tour with Welcome Drinks

Porto: Douro 6 Bridges or Sunset Tour with Welcome Drinks

The cruise on Diamantedouro, provides an exclusive moment of relaxation or fun, Our starting point begins at Pontão C of the Douro Marina located in the fishing village of Afurada. you will have the opportunity to appreciate from a different perspective the architectures of the cities of Porto and Vila nova de Gaia, See the 6 most important bridges in the city, as well as the mouth of the Douro river, Passing through the protected estuary of the Douro, where you can enjoy the incredible sunset in the best company to the sound of your music, And appreciating the drink of your choice. It will be a great pleasure to receive you.

Porto: City to the Ocean Tuk-Tuk Tour

Porto: City to the Ocean Tuk-Tuk Tour

Start off with a pickup service from your address in Porto or meet your guide at the convenient starting point. Then, begin your eco-friendly tuk-tuk tour by passing under the concrete bridge, Ponte da Arrábida. Take its expansive length of 615 meters and 27-meter width. Learn about its significance for the whole of Portugal and how it connects the south of the country to the north. Next, visit the fishing village of São Pedro da Afurada. Discover its traditions and hear stories about its festival in honor of São Pedro (St. Peter), patron saint of fishermen, that takes place at the end of June each year. Following that, you will visit the Marina do Douro, a marina with 300 moorings for boats. Take in views of the natural reserve of the estuary of the Douro and the Lavadores beach, Bandeira Azul.

Porto: 3-Hour Electric Bike Tour

Porto: 3-Hour Electric Bike Tour

Experience an easy guided electric bike tour through the wonderful city of Porto - discovering its main sights and hidden gems in just a few hours. From the Douro Riverside to the natural City Park, choosing the e-bike will allow you to access hidden, quaint places that other modes of transport cannot reach. First, discover sites of interest in the Old Town and pedal along the bike paths of City Park. Along the way, see the former customs house of the Alfândega do Porto Congress Centre and admire the span of the Arrábida Bridge and the remains of São João da Foz castle. Then, cycle past the fine sand beach of Matosinhos, look for birdlife in Calém Garden and reach the magical mouth of the Douro River. Discover where the Port Wine Museum, Tram Museum and Museu Serralves (Contemporary Art Museum) are located. Next, visit the remains of São Francisco do Queijo (Cheese Castle). Finally, get back to nature in the Douro Estuary Natural Reserve and gaze in awe at the breakwater of Foz do Douro, before returning to the starting point where your tour concludes. Upgrade your tour to a private experience - ideal for families or groups of friends - by picking the relevant option upon checkout.

Porto: Sail the Douro River - Daytime or Sunset Tour

Porto: Sail the Douro River - Daytime or Sunset Tour

Come and joins us in the Porto Boat Tour for an enchanting stroll through the Douro River, where you'll soak in the stunning view of Porto and experience the best sunsets in town. Glide past iconic landmarks and hidden coastal treasures away from the crowds and queues, on board of our spacious 52 feet Ocean Star boat. You may also enjoy a complimentary glass of our finest Tawny Port Wine and savor delicious tapas snacks as you take in the breathtaking sights. Plus, we've got you covered with a fully-stocked fridge and all the dining essentials if you prefer to bring your own treats! Don't miss out on this unforgettable adventure. Book your spot now and join us for a magical experience on the waters of Porto!

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What people are saying about São Pedro da Afurada

Overall rating

4.7
(178 reviews)

Silvia and Pedro were amazing hosts from the minute we met them at the pontoon. They both made us feel so welcome and comfortable, Pedro gave us some great restaurant recommendations and Silvia was very knowledgeable on the sites of Porto. Thank you both so much! It made the last evening of our trip perfect watching the sunset on your lovely boat!

Pedro was very knowledgeable and passionate about his city of Porto. He was very attentive and ensured we were comfortable. it was a great way to get information, and relax on the river without competing with crowds. The welcome drink was delicious and the boat was very comfortable.

It was a very nice experience with Oporto Sailing! I recomand it strongly! 🤩⛵️⚓️ It was amazing to see the sunset on the open sea!

Best plan ever in Porto!! Highly recommended! Staff were very very friendly

It was a highlight of our time in Porto. Highly recommend!