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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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  • Vale do Douro, visit go to Foz do Douro by train or boat. Visit the vineyards, or take the cable car or walk to the lighthouse at the end of the Douro.
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  • Get tickets for a cruise that runs along the Douro, first up and then down, passing beneath all bridges. If the weather is good, you can make the cover, which has best views, once you withdraw the multiple Chinese who came on the boat
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  • We took a boat trip and spent under 7 bridges. The trip included a visit to the Ferreira cellars and a tasting of wines from Porto. None of the other world.
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