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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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  • It was one of the key points of the whole trip. Pretty much the boat pretty simple but a beautiful vision of the various and every region on the banks of the rio d'Oro. Recommend to all tourists. Preferably having lunch in one of the various. We have a lunch at Quinta da Pacheca.
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  • Along with the bridges cut and the Cais da Ribeira are the symbols of the city of Porto. Do the boat tour for him, preferably in the late afternoon, will yield great pictures!
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  • Ideal to enjoy the view of Porto and its bridges. Walks in boat or along the banks offer a very beautiful show.
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