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“Worth of exploring more” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rio Douro

Rio Douro
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$108.67*
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Douro Valley and Wine Tour
Ranked #4 of 240 things to do in Porto
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Worth of exploring more”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

I am sorry I was just looking at it from the banks of Porto and Gaia. there are short boat trips (1 hour) to see bridges of Porto, one day trip and return by train and 7 days cruise. I will definitely take this one week cruise in the future. River has lovely blue color and is beautiful in sunset.

Visited June 2013
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Porto, Portugal
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“My Douro”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

I never went on a chartered cruise on the Douro. I used to have my own boat though. I loved it. The more beautiful the closer you get to the Spanish border. Exploring the small affluents, stop at the river restaurants, go through the locks, stop and appreciate the peace... surrounded by gorgeous Autumn slope vineyards. And then the Quintas (wine farms) you can visit, the good food and so many lovely places where to stay ... I am proud of my Douro.

Visited October 2012
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Porto, Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great views over the antique parts of Porto town, and through the vale of river Douro.
Recomend strongly to go on one of the several itineraries available.

Visited August 2012
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Munich, Germany
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“A Great River Cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

We cruised the Douro on a boat with 200 children and had a grand time. The locks that you go through are worth the trip. Always friendly service. Nice people. Fond memories.

Visited June 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Superb views!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

The road along the Douro valley was tight and winding but the views across the vineyards and down to the river were superb...not too may safe stopping places unfortunately so didn't get all the photos we would have liked.

Visited July 2013
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