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Douro River, Porto

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#1 of 41 in Nature in Northern Portugal
Water Body · Nature / Park
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Explore Douro River 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 Douro River and other Porto attractions using our handy Porto holiday planner.
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  • This is the heart of Porto and Gaia. Both cities have a lot to over. The view from either side of the river are lovely. 
    This is the heart of Porto and Gaia. Both cities have a lot to over. The view from either side of the river are lovely.  more »
  • We got off of the main highway and drove through the small villages and vineyards of the Douro River Valley. What a beautiful drive. Highly recommend. 
    We got off of the main highway and drove through the small villages and vineyards of the Douro River Valley. What a beautiful drive. Highly recommend.  more »

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