Porto | Régua | Porto – Downstream by Boat

Tour information

  • Oporto / Régua
  • 1 day
  • 3 Reviews
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Dj
  • Lunch
  • Lunch or Dinner
  • Olive Oil Tasting
  • Port Wine
  • Port Wine (weekends)
  • Snack
  • Transfer
  • Trip on the Historic Train
  • Visit to Côa Museum
  • Visit to lagar da Quinta da Pacheca
  • Visit to local estate
  • Visit to local vineyard
  • Visit to Quinta da Foz
  • Visit to Quinta da Roêda
  • Visit to the Salzedas Monastery
63,00€
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Porto | Régua | Porto – Downstream by Boat

A land of great beauty and commercial importance in the transport of wine, Peso da Régua is one of the main destinations for Douro cruises. Described by Miguel Torga as “A geological poem. The absolute beauty”, this region of the Douro triggers a mixture of reactions: the tranquility of a serene river that winds through the valley and the emotion of a superb landscape. Embark on the Douro Route in Cruise Régua – Porto and be dazzled by the beauty of this route.

 

08.00am: Meeting at S. Bento Railway Station (Oporto)

Trip to Régua**

Boarding and start of the cruise headed for Porto

Lunch on board*

Carrapatelo Dam (35 meters height)

Crestuma-Lever Dam (14 meters height)

05.00pm: Arrival at Estiva quay (Oporto)

End of our services

*Includes Port Wine on weekends.
**This route will be made by train, if there is availability by the CP (Railroad Company).

 

Costs

April to November (Sunday): 83,00 
June to September (Monday to Friday): 68,00
April to May and October to November (Monday to Friday): 63,00 

Children aged 0 to 3: Free.
Children aged 4 to 12: 50% off, when accompanied by an adult.

 

Minimum number of participants: 20

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4 reviews
  • Jie
    12:32 - 16 September, 2019. Reply

    Absolutely bad reviews, the first time to do such a ship, the money is not worth the money, the company’s people are poorly serviced, the boat is rudimentary, and the empty table is not for the guests. The reason is to use breakfast tomorrow. What is the wonderful reason?

    • Stephane conus
      13:30 - 19 April, 2022. Reply

      We are actually on the boat. The organisation is good, at time. The meal is OK too, good quality and good wines too. But, we think it’s absolutely horrific to see members crew throw their cigarettes and package down to the river Douro! It’s a shame!

  • Meinrad
    22:50 - 1 October, 2019. Reply

    We took this tour on October 1, 2019 and were thoroughly pleased. The meeting-up with our tour guide at Sao Bento station was smooth, the train ride pleasant. In Regua, we transferred to the boat. The boat was clean, well maintained, and the staff were pleasant and helpful. My wife and I really enjoyed the meal on board and we were impressed that we received a full bottle of vinho tinto that was actually very good. Elsewhere, I rather don’t like the “free” wine, but here, it was very well selected. We also enjoyed the full meal, although be aware that it is not vegetarian, so not all people may have the same praise. I did not enquire whether there was a vegetarian option, so I will still give full marks for the food as WE liked it. We were on the boat for more than six hours, and we found it extremely relaxing and scenic. You will need to assess whether this is for you or not, but if you like the slowed-down pace, then this tour can be highly recommended.

  • Mary Beth Sullivan
    15:23 - 1 May, 2022. Reply

    This was a very disappointing tour. The bus left at 8:30, we were in the boat immediately thereafter where there was a glass of port, which we did enjoy, but all other wine, or even a snack, needed to be purchased, until lunch. The boat trip is long and scenic, however, after a tasty lunch, we went up to enjoy the top deck for a few minutes. Upon our return, all wine and all glasses were cleared off our table. It was 2:30. ( other tables still had their glasses and drinks) When we asked for the wine back, We were told we would be back in port in an hour and lunch was over. We could buy wine if we wanted it. We mentioned this to the tour coordinator less than an hour later, as a point of information for her, she gave an excuse that they assumed we were done because we walked away. This is a disingenuous and unacceptable answer- we’re not allowed to see the view? We have to guard our drinks? She tried to get us the wine back which was not the point, we had already purchased it. When I asked what time it was ending which was an hour earlier than scheduled, I just try to understand why, not complaining about it but just to understand (I am a travel agent) her response :you want it to last another hour? Again, not a good response, I really was trying to understand how it worked. It did not go well. This cost us €88 each and completely not worth the price, we did enjoy the port and the lunch but the rest was disappointing, particularly the attitude and responses.