The Top Cruises for Summer - Douro River insiders' tip

Post Date 07-Feb-2022 11:13:00

A wine cruise in the Douro is a pleasant surprise for those who enter this experience to discover the secrets of European cruises. From Porto - Portugal's second major city - full of historic streets, shops, and monuments, to the heart of magical Douro Valley covered with vineyards these river cruises are the best way to start exploring the best wineries in Douro Valley. Discover with us the best experiences in the Douro, onboard wonderful cruises, and along the banks of the valleys, where you can watch one of the greatest shows of Nature.

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Top cruises for summer

This tour, designed for true luxury lovers, is one of the best tours you'll come across. Complete, diverse, and with a cruise through the breathtaking valleys of the Douro River. Are you ready to spend the perfect vacation in this gorgeous location? The 7-day wine tour is waiting for you. 

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Lavish Tour in the Douro aboard a Private Yacht Cruise

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A 3-day journey that will never cease to amaze you every step of the way. Get ready to enjoy a tour aboard a private yacht, visit some of the best wineries in the region, and taste Portuguese cuisine in some of the best and most traditional local restaurants.

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Although Douro Valley is not a secret, it is still a hidden gem with more and more to discover each time you visit it. Douro Valley is accessible by car, train, and our favorite, Douro River cruises. In comparison to other popular European river cruises, such as the Rhine, Danube, or Seine Douro has the advantage of sitting right in the middle of a UNESCO-protected site. Along the Douro river cruise, you can spot the Quintas, the vineyards, the Douro Valley Wineries, and feel the micro changes in climate and landscape as you sail it on. 


If you are not a fan of a tour carried out entirely onboard? We have the perfect solution for you: itineraries carried out by land, in the Douro, but with a brief cruise experience to stay in your memory and never forget.

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A 3-day wine tour in the Douro would be perfect for you to explore the Douro Valley if you are visiting on a schedule and want to enjoy a cruise in a sailboat, but we also have PipaDouro that provides entirely original premium cruises in the Douro River redefining wine tourism and offering an amazing wine experience. Aboard their premium boats with the charm of the 1950s and 1960s, you can choose from a two-hour to a full day cruise including wine tastings, tours to the best vineyards in the Douro, and lunch or dinner on board, fulfilling every client's needs and expectations. Book a premium cruise in the Douro River.

A Smooth Cruise Along Douro River

The top cruises for summer

Onboard this cruise you can discover the best scenery of the Douro River and its most picturesque corners while enjoying different programs and services, such as show cooking or lunch and dinner on board. From a two-hour tour with wine tasting to a five-day exclusive cruise, this tour takes you through the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, docking in the most famous wine hotels, farms, and wineries along the river. Book now your cruise in the Douro.

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Douro River Romantic cruise

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From short escapes of one or two hours to romantic meals or nights on board, aboard a sailing boat, you will get a totally exclusive sailing experience in this Douro River cruise option. This is the perfect river cruise for those who are looking for moments of pure relaxation with one's partner. Or a wonderful moment of fun creating new memories for a small group of friends, while enjoying the most beautiful wine landscapes with a glass of some of the best Portuguese wines in your hand. Book now your sailing cruise in the Douro.

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This text was originally published in 2019, and published and republished to ensure that all content is updated.

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