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. Work out when and for how long to visit Rio Douro and other Porto attractions using our handy Porto holiday planner.
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  • We made a one-week cruise with CroisEurope departing from Porto to the Spanish border. What happiness, despite the rainy weather at the beginning of the stay, beautiful landscapes, superb excursions and extraordinary people. I recommend this cruise to everyone
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  • We did the walk down the river below the bridges, the view is beautiful, and the walk really enjoyable. YOU can also walk along the banks of the river. Beautiful. If there is sun wear lenses and sunscreen
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  • Highlighting three aspects. The trip by car between Porto and Entre Rios, accompanied largely by the river Douro, with beautiful landscapes. The boat trip between Porto and PInhão, beautiful, passing through two beautiful dams, being Carrapatelo one of the biggest slope in Europe. The route between Régua and Pinhão is one of the most beautiful that I have found because the slopes of the Douro are ornamented with the famous vineyards that produce the port wine. The route from Pinhão to Pocinho will be by train where you can enjoy the beautiful granite rocky landscapes that the river Douro crosses.
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