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Douro River, Porto

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Water Body · Nature / Park
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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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  • We have visited many wine growing areas in the world on our travels (it is an interest of ours!) and this is head and shoulders above the rest. WE chose to drive around, there are many stopping... 
    We have visited many wine growing areas in the world on our travels (it is an interest of ours!) and this is head and shoulders above the rest. WE chose to drive around, there are many stopping...  more »
  • A visit to Porto is not complete without a proper day trip into the Douro River Valley (many people even spend 3 days to a full week in this area). 
    A visit to Porto is not complete without a proper day trip into the Douro River Valley (many people even spend 3 days to a full week in this area).  more »

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