Douro River Cruise & Port Wine Tasting
Explore the beautiful city of Oporto on a Douro River cruise ending at a port wine cellar for tasting of this regions specialty.
Depart the pier via air-conditioned motor coach for a brief 30-minute panoramic drive to Oporto. The city of Oporto, built along the hillsides overlooking the mouth of the Douro River, is an outstanding urban landscape with a 1,000-year history. During your journey, view the façade of the Clerigos Church and Tower, a Baroque building of the 18th century and drive by the 12th-century Romanesque Cathedral and admire its beautiful architecture.
Proceed to the banks of the Douro River, where you will embark a traditional riverboat known as a Rabelo and enjoy an approximate 1-hour cruise. During your river cruise, admire the beautiful architecture of the bridges and houses that form a staircase down the hills. Clinging to the opposite bank of the Douro River and nestled between one of the six impressive bridges is the city of Vila Nova de Gaia. This is the port wine capital of the world.
Disembark your vessel and proceed to Vila Nova de Gaia and visit a distinguished port wine cellar. On the south bank of the Douro River, Vila Nova de Gaia is home to more than 50 wine companies. Here, your informative guide will explain the winemaking process, and you will enjoy a sampling of this regional specialty of red and white port wine. After an enjoyable river cruise and the tasting of fine wines, return to the pier and to your yacht.
Notes: This tour operates on the first day of your voyage, we strongly recommend you prebook this before embarking to avoid any disappointment. Any prebooked Adventures canceled on embarkation day will be subject to 100% cancellation penalty as services must be confirmed 24 hours prior to arrival in the port. Please make your reservations in advance to avoid disappointment. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departures times will be published on board.
Duration: 4 hours
Price: 139 USD
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