Douro Valley River Tour in a Traditional Rabelo Boat

Tasting
Wine
Activity
Boat ride
Languages
English
Theme
Adventure, Outdoor, Countryside
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
23
64
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$
41
38
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
Rosa S
Response rate: 
62%
Response time:
several hours
Activity Overview
Come and Sail the Douro River in a typical boat, the Rabelo. You will enjoy a panoramic view of the Douro Valley with its renowned and distinctive vineyards, wine farms and terraces. This unique nature of Douro led to the designation of the region as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will get the chance to swim in the exhilarating waters of the Douro River.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore Douro's wine region and acknowledge its magical terrain.
  • Experience a trip to the Rabelo, a typical Douro Riverboat.
  • Relax and enjoy sailing through the Douro Valley as you appreciate its distinctive setting.
  • Sip a glass of Moscatel or a regional Port Wine as you enjoy the serenity of nature.
  • Explore a stretch of the Douro River that is hardly observed from the main roads.
DETAILS
This two-hour boat trip is designed to take you through the Douro River in the Rabelo, a traditional boat. This little craft was used to transport the Port Wine from the Alto Douro, to the cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia.
You will have an extensive view of the Douro Valley, from the boat, as you sail through a stretch of the river not observed from the major roads. You will appreciate its unique terrain, with vineyards and terraces and multiple wineries. The Alto Douro Vinhateiro region was endorsed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001. It is an amazingly representative section of the exceptional scenery of the Douro Demarcated Region, the oldest demarcated region in the world.
We will depart at Pinhão, a village in the heart of the Douro, where you will return at the end of the excursion. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to go for a swim in the exhilarating waters of the Douro River.
This tour includes an individual audio guide in English, French, Portuguese, or German, and a glass of Moscatel or a regional Port Wine.
 
Practical information
The boat ride is subject to weather and other specific conditions of navigability and may be canceled or changed without prior notice.
You will always receive the details at the time of confirmation.
Departure and return times may vary as they are subject to third-party companies. The exact details will be indicated in the confirmation of the reservation (after the same is done).
There may be changes in schedules without prior notice because they are dependent on third parties above our control.
You must be at the indicated place to start the activity at least 10 minutes before to avoid delays because for logistical reasons, it is not possible to delay the program and wait for you in case you are late.
You must print your voucher and present it.
The program is in general panoramic but there is usually an audio guide available in Portuguese, English, French and German.
 
Included
  • Douro River panoramic boat trip in a Rabelo boat
  • Individual audio guide
  • Glass of Port Wine or Moscatel
Not Included
  • Other meals or drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Rates
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Person
$
23
64
Person
$
26
60
Private Tour 1 Hour
Person
$
41
38
Private Tour 2 Hour
Timing
Dates
Start Time
More Information
More information about the timing
Daily12:00 PMStart time to be confirmed
Duration
2 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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