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Rota do Douro River Cruise - Day Tours
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Avenida Diogo Leite 438, Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

We started our cruise in Porto at about 9 in the morning. We were allocated a table along with two other couples. Breakfast of croissant, cake and a roll was already on the table. We, like many had already eaten at out hotel, so there...More

Thank SnowyP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling up the Douro is pleasant enough but it is a long day just sitting on the boat. The meals were ample, well presented and staff friendly. Organisation of disembarkment was a shambles due to a inconsiderate passenger doing their own thing without informing staff....what...More

Thank Lia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this tour expecting it to take twelve hours as the website had stated. What we didn't expect was to be on the boat for NINE hours. We boarded the boat before 8:45 am and set sail at 9:10. Tables were assigned. The breakfast...More

Thank Imklo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set aside the grumpy, grouchy reviews and most of what other people have written is pretty right-on. It is a long day, possibly boring for those who like activity. For was ok, nothing great. No vegetarian option (though we did not try to pre-book the...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this somewhat last minute. I found it to be a relaxing day after the busyness of touring Porto. The breakfast was ok and consisted of buns, croissant, juice and coffee. It was what I expected...a continental breakfast. Lunch was delicious and plentiful with a...More

Thank Nancyd751
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The man that sold that the tickt told us that we will get a explanation in english , there was no explanation , 40 min tour . He took 15 € per person ,when every body sold in 12 Be carful

Thank Bar L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The departure was delayed 35min, even if they new the boat wont be on time, they sold us tickets and then kept us waiting while promising new departure time. Terrible customer servis. No compensation. Never again.

Thank Katerina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't do any research on this trip before booking at the train station in Porto. You have to get up very early and once we arrived at the train station we had to wait an additional 45 min for our train. We were lucky...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip would be best for those over 60 who cannot move well and want a quiet cruise upriver from Porto. Good Parts: Nice Scenery The locks Quiet The Bad: Lots of smokers on deck So, so food..pastries for breakfast...roast pork and potatoes for lunch.Not...More

Thank guateguyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The other day my husband & I bought tickets for a all day cruise then after getting back to hotel I checked trip advisor . The reviews were terrible but the next day we arrived for the trip well much to our surprise it was...More

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Muhammad I
May 28, 2015|
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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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Anton V
April 8, 2015|
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Response from Nomadali |
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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