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Douro River, Porto

#1 of 34 in Nature in Northern Portugal
Water Body · Nature / Park
Explore Douro River aboard a cruise ship or by visiting the cities that line its shores. At 897 km (557 mi) long, this river stretches between Duruelo de la Sierra in Spain and Porto in Portugal. Spend your day cruising down the river or kayaking while enjoying views of the valley. On land, you can take a bike ride. Discover a riverside city, such as Vila Nova de Gaia, Foz do Tua, or Peso da Regua. Or experience the wine-making region of Douro Vinhateiro, a World Heritage Site. Work out when and for how long to visit Douro River and other Porto attractions using our handy Porto holiday planner.
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  • The relief and the Douro River create a unique look of Porto, which is so memorable to tourists. The river in Porto has a different appearance than, for example, in its middle course in Aldeadávila...  more »
  • We spent a week on the DOURO QUEEN. We did this trip eighteen years ago and it would seem that the Douro Queen is from that vintage. The boat is old and certainly looks it's age. The rooms are small....  more »
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