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Rota do Douro River Cruise - Day Tours

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Avenida Diogo Leite 438, Porto 4400-111, Portugal
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

I booked this day trip at short notice with an agent in Porto for my wife and me without reading any reviews beforehand. When we saw some of the reviews on here we were worried that it might be disappointing. However, we had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yuriko D
Reviewed 28 October 2018

well I opted for the train ride to Regua first, which was already a nice adventure, comfortable and well presented, in Regua the lady guide brought us down to the boat a nice sized boat with one more group ..it was lets call it 40%...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank otmarwbaertl
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We started our cruise in Porto at about 9 in the morning. We were allocated a table along with two other couples. Breakfast of croissant, cake and a roll was already on the table. We, like many had already eaten at out hotel, so there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SnowyP
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Travelling up the Douro is pleasant enough but it is a long day just sitting on the boat. The meals were ample, well presented and staff friendly. Organisation of disembarkment was a shambles due to a inconsiderate passenger doing their own thing without informing staff....what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lia P
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour expecting it to take twelve hours as the website had stated. What we didn't expect was to be on the boat for NINE hours. We boarded the boat before 8:45 am and set sail at 9:10. Tables were assigned. The breakfast...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Imklo
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Set aside the grumpy, grouchy reviews and most of what other people have written is pretty right-on. It is a long day, possibly boring for those who like activity. For was ok, nothing great. No vegetarian option (though we did not try to pre-book the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank C1829KArichardp
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Booked this somewhat last minute. I found it to be a relaxing day after the busyness of touring Porto. The breakfast was ok and consisted of buns, croissant, juice and coffee. It was what I expected...a continental breakfast. Lunch was delicious and plentiful with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancyd751
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The man that sold that the tickt told us that we will get a explanation in english , there was no explanation , 40 min tour . He took 15 € per person ,when every body sold in 12 Be carful

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bar L
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The departure was delayed 35min, even if they new the boat wont be on time, they sold us tickets and then kept us waiting while promising new departure time. Terrible customer servis. No compensation. Never again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katerina S
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I didn't do any research on this trip before booking at the train station in Porto. You have to get up very early and once we arrived at the train station we had to wait an additional 45 min for our train. We were lucky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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28 May 2015|
Response from Jacwen | Reviewed this property |
We had to meet at the train station at 8.30am where the tour guide gave us the train tickets the train left at 9.10am and took 2hours we then boared the boat for the lunch and arrived back in Porto at 6.00pm
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8 April 2015|
Response from Nomadali |
I believe It goes upstream one day and back downstream the next day, so if you are staying in Porto and want a day trip then you travel one way by boat and the other by train. The brochure shows 2 day options with an... More