As a minimum the 50 minute 6 bridge boat tour is a must in Porto but better still take a full day cruise or drive into the valley for a day or more. Very beautiful and scenic
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I definitely recommend giving a walk along the Douro river. It doesn't matter if you go on the Porto side or Gaia side. Both courses are very interesting and relaxing. If you're a fan of walking and doing sight seeing then go for it! I...More
There is no escaping the river in Porto. You can walk it, cruise it and cross it. I recommend you do all three. It is crossed by 5 bridges and it is worth taking a drive or cruise to its mouth.
A short cruise along the Douro past the city's river banks and under its several impressive bridges gives an excellent overview of Porto's main architectural and geographical features. Alternatively, one could take a ride on the vintage tram along the river bank.
The river can be magical if you see it at different times of the day. We chose to be here close to evening time close to the time of sunset and the total effect is magical. As the boat moves through the water the effect...More
Booked this 45 minute trip as part of an inclusive hop-on hop-off bus tour, river trip and port tasting package. Delighted to find there was no long queue at the boarding jetty at Ribeiro. Managed to get a seat at the front of the boat,...More
We chartered a boat and went from the Atlantic to Spain and back. I would recommend this or any other means of traversing the Douro to ANYONE. This wondrous river, much of it a World Heritage site de to some of the oldest vineyards in...More