Water activity

Porto: 6 Bridges Douro River Cruise

Porto: 6 Bridges Douro River Cruise

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From US$ 16.02 per person

Hop aboard a typical Douro boat and discover the only city in Europe containing 6 bridges. Navigate past the historic center of Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, and the mouth of the Douro River.

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Duration 50 minutes
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Experience

Highlights
  • Sail aboard a boat originally used to transport Port wine barrels
  • Admire views of the historic center of Oporto, Vila Nova de Gaia, and the mouth of the Douro River
  • Navigate through the only city in Europe with 6 bridges
Full description

Board the original boats used to transport the Port Wine barrels from the Douro Region to Gaia and Porto. The boats have been adapted with the most modern navigation equipment to transport passengers with maximum comfort. Enjoy a journey that stretches from the historic center of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, upstream to Freixo and then downstream toward the mouth of the Douro. Take the opportunity to admire the rich and breathtaking landscape while you learn the history of the 6 bridges that unite Vila Nova de Gaia and Porto. Discover other points of interest in these two cities. 

Includes
  • River cruise
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Look for the pictured boat at Cais da Estiva, Porto.

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    • The cruise is subject to availability
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 /5

    based on 407 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Transportation
      4/5
    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Safety
      4.3/5

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    The trip was interesting, although we felt a little more commentary could have been included in some of the other things that could be seen from the boat. I know we went in April, but it was a lovely warm day in Porto BUT do take a coat/jumper as you head down river it can (and did) get quite chilly!

    28 April 2022

    The journey was very nice and of adequate duration, but despite telling us that there were seats for all of us who had a ticket, we went on foot the entire journey and like us another large group of people. The feeling is that more tickets than adequate will be sold.

    6 December 2021

    It was a good boat ride. Had some stories in English and Portuguese over the microphone as we passed the bridges. It leaves every half hour but you have to go 10 min before boarding if you wanna get in the boat (or wait for the next time slot). Beautiful sites.

    8 October 2019

    Product ID: 183308