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Porto: Douro Valley Full-Day Boat, Train, and Lunch Tour

Porto: Douro Valley Full-Day Boat, Train, and Lunch Tour

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From US$ 337.92 per person

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Discover the Douro Valley on a full day trip from Porto. Uncover how Douro wine was transported in wooden barrels, by boat and by train to the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia and taste some wines.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish, French
Pickup included
Your hotel in Porto or the Douro Valley region.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Relax as you enjoy a 1.3 hour boat ride on through the Douro Valley
  • Have lunch at a regional restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views
  • Ride thorugh lush landscapes on an unforgettable train ride through the valley
  • Visit a stunning Quinta (winery) and try some delectable Portuguese wines
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Take in the beauty of the Douro Valley on this guided tour from Porto. Admire the valley by land and sea with a train and boat tour. Have a typical lunch at a local restaurant. Stop at a vineyard to soak up the views and try some Portuguese wines. 

Start with pickup from your accommodation in Porto or the Douro Valley. Sit back in a comfortable minivan on the 1.5-hour ride to the heart of the Douro Valley.

Hop aboard a cozy boat to take the dynamic landscapes from the water. Next, take a train ride through part of the historic paths that were once used to carry the Port wine barrels to the Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia cellars.

Lunch is served in a regional restaurant among the people who live and work in the Douro vineyards. Your day will be complete with a visit and wine tasting on the terraced landscapes of the Douro Wine Region.

  • Private van
  • Guide
  • Boat Tour
  • Lunch at a typical Douro restaurant
  • Train ride
  • Visit and winetasting at a winery
  • Courtesy water bottle
  • Insurance
  • Tips

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 15 reviews

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We had a wonderful day with Cecília touring the Duoro valley by car and boat. Cecília picked us up at our hotel in Porto and took us for a beautiful drive through the valley before we embarked on a boat that traveled up the river. The ride was gorgeous with breathtaking views of the hills and vineyards. We had lunch at a very local spot that allowed us to try out authentic Portuguese dishes. We loved the "river fish" with its unique sauce. After that, we took a quick train ride back to the car and headed out for a wine tasting and brief tour in a quaint winery in the hills. We loved the tasting. Cecília was such a great guide, informing us about the people and culture in the Duoro valley. We had so much fun and it was nice to have a day where we kicked back and let someone else take us to these lovely locations. Thank you Cecília. We highly recommend this tour.

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September 2, 2019

Great way to enjoy the Douro region in a more private setting

The combination of activities and different ways of transportation was nice (boat, train, car). Very nice lunch with beautiful view of the river. We visited an olive oil museum and also had a wine tasting there. Despite our guide Sylvia being more than 30 minutes late to pick us (she did phone) up she did a great job and gave us a bonus visit of a beautiful church on the way back to Porto - worth including in the program? To complete the day it could be nice to add a visit to a porto estate as well.

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May 20, 2019

A must do!

This is the best way to experience the Douro Valley.  It is a journey through one of the most beautiful valleys of the world by boat and train.  The local food and wine is superb while enjoying a stunning view.  Our guide Pedro was extremely professional and gave us a lot more than expected.  He loves his job and was the key for a perfect vacation day at the Douro Valley in Portugal. We will return!

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May 11, 2019

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