Rio Douro, Porto

4.5
Explore Rio Douro aboard a cruise ship or by visiting the cities that line its shores. At 897 km (557 mi) long, this river stretches between Duruelo de la Sierra in Spain and Porto in Portugal. Spend your day cruising down the river or kayaking while enjoying views of the valley. On land, you can take a bike ride. Discover a riverside city, such as Vila Nova de Gaia, Foz do Tua, or Peso da Regua. Or experience the wine-making region of Douro Vinhateiro, a World Heritage Site. Work out when and for how long to visit Rio Douro and other Porto attractions using our handy Porto holiday planner.
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  • We took the long overnight river boat trip thru 5 locks on the Star. It rained the first day but we were entertained and could walk around after being fed. We stopped at a wine tasting at a functionin...  more »
  • It is worth contemplating the Douro River, it is beautiful and charming, full of boats of tours and toast the view of the Dom Luis Bridge. Recommend.
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