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Rio Douro

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Address: Porto, Portugal
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+351 22 464 6352
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Douro Valley and Wine Tour
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Douro Valley Wine Tour: Visit to Three Vineyards with Wine Tastings and Lunch
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Private Porto Secrets Walking Tour

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Gorgeous trip

Any visitor to this fabulous city should make the effort for a cruise on the river. It is simply stunning.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Arklow, Ireland
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Arklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Any visitor to this fabulous city should make the effort for a cruise on the river. It is simply stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the city, their people, it's streets, and specially its river.... it is just amazing... walk through the Porto side or Vila Nova side is a really nice experience for everybody

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Douro winds up from Oporto to the Spanish border, through a valley covered with vines and wine/ port making plantations. It is extremely picturesque, though the river itself can be wild. You can get boats and cruise ships from Oporto, or travel along the railway, including a few steam trains. If you have access to a car you can... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travel by boat up the river under the iconic bridges and go as far as the wonderful country side showing the vineyards that produce the grapes for the port houses in Oporto. You can do this in a 3/4 hour cruise which can book riverside at the many boat / cruise companies. Oporto looks wonderful from the river slowly meandering... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other side of the river drink and dine, Can take ride a boot. It take you till were the see is. All the brige Has history,very important to portuges people. Take your self to the other side of the river, visit one of so meny porto celer. For 6euro entrance, 2glass of porto incl.Boot ride 10euro with porto pass,w/o 12euro.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rio Douro is beautiful. Take a short river cruise and see Porto from the water. It's a slow moving and relaxing pace. A nice thing to do if you're in the area.

2 Thank CCG1982
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit if in Porto. Very scenic and beautiful. Must take the cruise and see the town by the river.

1 Thank Alwyn V
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the 6 bridges boat trip on a sunny autumn day. departing every 30 mins from alternate quays this is a very worthwhile excursion. If possible book it as a joint package with the open top bus tour ( yellow) which makes it cheaper. Good earphone gide in several languages outlines Porto's historic past.

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A busy river with plenty boat trips to see the various attractions on it's banks. The old Rabelais on the river give an indication of its past history in the transportation of Port. From the Ponte de Dom Luis 1 bridge you get excellent views of the river.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit to Porto and the river Douro. Impressive bridges across, as well as cable car down the side of it. Little ferry also can be used to cross. Plenty of boat trips available up and down. Nice just to walk along bank taking in scenery or sit to have refreshments at side of it in any of the many... More 

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