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Douro River, Porto

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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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  • We stayed in Porto and one of our days we booked a ticket that gave us access to a a city bus tour a river trip that ended with a Port tasting on the other side of the river an excellent experience.....  more
    We stayed in Porto and one of our days we booked a ticket that gave us access to a a city bus tour a river trip that ended with a Port tasting on the other side of the river an excellent experience.....  more »
  • A short 2 hour drive from Porto, is well worth stopping the small villages and towns. Pinhao and Regua are great places to stop by. If you can, stay at a winery in the area, surrounded by... 
    A short 2 hour drive from Porto, is well worth stopping the small villages and towns. Pinhao and Regua are great places to stop by. If you can, stay at a winery in the area, surrounded by...  more »

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