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Douro River Cruises

Explore a range of beautiful villages, striking cathedrals, magical palace and energised cities on a cruise along the Douro River. The Douro flows through Portugal and Central Spain for almost 900 km, meandering past stunning views. The UNESCO-listed valley ensures that this is one of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, and the Douro is used for both irrigation and hydroelectric power.

Visit vineyards and lemon groves in the rural villages of Portugal, or wander through the historic city of Porto where the river meets the Atlantic Ocean. Choose to traverse lively cities and immerse yourself in the culture of Spain and Portugal, as you sample copious amounts of port wine and discover local history by exploring the centuries-old castles and forts.

A river cruise is the ideal way to admire the hidden and not so hidden beauties of this region at a relaxing pace for a tranquil and memorable experience.

Recommended Blogs

The Docile Douro

25th November 2014
The Douro provides a relaxing destination for a river cruise with plenty of chances to recount the history of the area and sample some amazing Port wine.

Why Douro River Cruises Are The Hottest Holiday For 2016

15th March 2016
After a significant increase in the number of people interested in Douro river cruises, we look at why 2016 is the year to sail through Portugal.

Celebrate 260 Years Of The Douro Wine Company

12th January 2016
The Douro Wine Company was established in 1756. 260 years later and the controls it put in place have helped Port wine to become a great success all over the world.

Portuguese Ports In Which To Sample Port

23rd June 2015
We highlight some of the best ports along the Douro River in which you can taste some of the many varieties of port wine.


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