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Rio Douro, Porto

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Explore Rio Douro 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. A visit to Rio Douro represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Porto itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • With some hesitation we decided to visit Porto and was an excellent decision have known, is a city that hangs over the slopes of the Rio Douro, crossed by several bridges, allowing wonderful views of the river and the city. Don't forget to visit it, it is not expensive and has many day and night life. The boat trip on the River, is not to be missed,
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  • It is very nice to explore by boat... We went on one that you gave headphones to hear language like, explanations about what was on each side of this river
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  • To visit the Douro river from "Porto" to "Peso da Régua" is a unique sensation. You can do it by boat or by car. Do it and you will understand why it is a UNESCO world heritage place. Simply beautiful...  more »