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Anima Durius Douro River Cruises
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Welcome Aboard! Anima Durius is a registered tourism company created to provide you unique and memorable experiences. We offer you two beautiful sailboats so you can enjoy the peace and the lush of Douro's landscape. With or without skipper, come...more
| In Front of Vintage House Hotel, Pinhao 5085-037, Portugal
+351 939 922 002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a "Pick a Day!" tour with Paolo and it was absolutely amazing. We were staying in Porto and got clear directions on which train to take to get to Regua station where Paolo was waiting for us. He proceeded to take us on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're planning a visit to the Douro wine country you must book a trip for an enchanting day with Paulo. After a hair raising trip from the valley up to the private winery, we learned how wine is made from start to finish. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

I can not begin to express our thanks to our guide Paolo for the wonderful day we had visiting his family's winery. His parents both are an amazing couple and I feel honored to get to see them both working hard on their wines which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mfctennis
Reviewed November 2, 2018

My partner and I booked the Wine & Sail with Paulo in the last week in October. I have read many of the 5 star reviews and can honestly say they are spot on and have no hesitation in giving the same rating. Paulo drives...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jjrms
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We booked the sunset cruise for our 40th anniversary. It was an enjoyable ride down the Douro... Even though it’s a sailboat, be aware you don’t really sail - it’s just a lovely boat ride... We had champagne and some crackers - the champagne was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank taz50
Reviewed October 25, 2018

There are plenty of river tours that will schlep you up and or down the Duoro valley with a boatload (!) of other passengers and maybe a glass of wine. Anima Durius‘ Wine and Sail tour is not that. Well yes, you will spend some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marne C
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Do your self a favour and book this! Paulo is absolutely fabulous. The scenery is stunning. We did the 2.5 hour private sunset cruise and it was more than we imagined. Champagne and snacks with the best host. We learned so much about the area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sunlover0333
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I took a river cruise on Paulo's boat with a friend while visiting Duoro Valley. Paulo grew up in the area and provides insightful information and historic perspective to the region. He's very personable (as is Luna his miniature Schnauzer) and kept us entertained for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ColeyCalifornia
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Two couples booked a wine and wind tour with this company. What a day. Paola met us in Regua; gave us a wonderful tour of his family’s Quinta (which has an incredible history) then showed and taught us about wine making in contemporary times. Our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zunimidwest
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We were three couples who booked the Wine and Sail tour. It was unquestionably one of the top three highlights of our two week visit to Portugal. It was a genuine look into the heart of the Douro wine country and how families proudly work...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Marchell H
July 22, 2018|
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Response from PauloMesquita2014 | Property representative |
Dear Marchell, Thank you for your contact! Please check our website animadurius.pt to see our programs and prices. Then, please send me an email for geral@animadurius.pt. Best regards, Paulo
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Diana W
July 1, 2018|
Response from BritFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i believe it’s up to 10 people
June 27, 2018|
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Response from PauloMesquita2014 | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your contact. We are available for the days you suggest. Please check our website and let me know the tour that suits you better. Best regards, Paulo
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