Porto: River Douro 6 Bridges Cruise
Follow in the footsteps of the wine merchants of Portugal on a classic 50-minute “Six Bridges” cruise of Porto.
Sail down the River Douro along the route of the old “Rabello Boats” that served Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.
Reach the Foz do Douro, and more.
- Take a panoramic cruise down the River Douro
- Follow the route of the old rabello boats
- Learn more about the bridges of Ribeira and Vila Nova de Gaia
- Enjoy fantastic views of the Foz do Douro
Enjoy a traditional “6 Bridges Cruise” along the River Douro and follow in the footsteps of the old wine merchants that transported wine from the valley to the wine cellars.
Board the boat at Ribeira Quay and sail for 50 minutes along the river. Admire the beautiful landscapes and buildings of Ribeira and Vila Nova de Gaia from the water. Known as “Rabelo Boats,” in reference to the old boats that transported wine from the Douro Valley, the cruise is the perfect chance to learn more about the historic bridges that connect Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.
Learn more about their construction and curiosities, and upon arrival at the last bridge, see the Foz do Douro were the river pours into the ocean.