Douro River, Porto

4.5
Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • We explored the river on a boat in August 2020 - it's so breathtakingly beautiful! If you can, avail of water sports on the river. It's so amazing to swim in!  more »
  • The river makes porto so much more interesting. When you go further up into the valley you have some amazing landscapes!  more »

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