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Rota do Douro River Cruise - Day Tours

Avenida Diogo Leite 438, Porto, Portugal
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Long trip but good value for money

Long trip but very well organised. Breakfast and lunch on board was very good. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
E C
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Merseyside, United Kingdom
Beware: Food recycling .....

Me and my partner booked this cruise while on holiday in Porto as we wanted to venture out a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolin B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Long trip but very well organised. Breakfast and lunch on board was very good. The staff were very attentive and the lunch was excellent. The boat was comfortable and spacious but it was a long trip so beware....the train journey to return to Portotakes about...More

Thank E C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner booked this cruise while on holiday in Porto as we wanted to venture out a bit further. With the information the booking office provided it seemed a good option although it was a bit on the expensive side. We set of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did the one day option of up to Regua by train, back by boat, lunch included. The lunch was 3 courses, with wine (a bottle for 2), water, and juice and the food was generous in quantity and good in quality....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We paid 480 for 2 people with one night stay on in the local hotel. The hotel was nice but the rest of the tour was a total rubbish. Very poor food on old boat. I would expect all inclusive service at these prices. We...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We were a group on a small ship designed for 40 people. We took the train from Porto to Regua, then the boat, which cruised at about 7 knots down the river to Porto - about 7 hours in total including 2 locks. We had...More

Thank MOUMAR09
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Upon recommendation we took the upstream day cruise from Porto to Reguà. The river Douro is wonderful: wide and narrow in places, the scenery varied, wild cat tomes. The two locks are nothing unusual. The food mediocre at best, though the drinks are quite acceptable....More

1  Thank Aurel P
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We did the down river cruise, which starts around 08:15 with train from Sao Bento station to Regua, boat ride starts around 10:45, and last about 6.5 hours, had a big lunch with drinks included. Very nice scenery on the way, including two boat locks...More

Thank law1971
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

With limited time in Porto we booked the 1 day cruise up to Regua. We left as the sun came up through the bridges making magical photo opportunities. Breakfast was traditional and adequate. Lunch was exceptional with great food and plenty of it. The scenery...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We did the 1 day cruise from Porto to Régua from 8 am to 3 pm.although it s beautiful it s boring after a couple of hours. On top of this orange juice at breakfast is low quality, and food lunch medium (not to mention...More

Thank G4627TTericc
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We travelled the full cruise Porto thru to Pinhao in good weather and so using the uncovered upper deck was fine but the meals schedule had us all placed for a fair time in the comfortable middle level deck until early afternoon. No complaints from...More

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Response from Jacwen | Reviewed this property |
We had to meet at the train station at 8.30am where the tour guide gave us the train tickets the train left at 9.10am and took 2hours we then boared the boat for the lunch and arrived back in Porto at 6.00pm
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8 April 2015|
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I believe It goes upstream one day and back downstream the next day, so if you are staying in Porto and want a day trip then you travel one way by boat and the other by train. The brochure shows 2 day options with an... More
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