Six Bridges Cruise
During the six bridges cruise, we’ll navigate along the Duero from the Arrábida bridge, the longest in the city at the mouth of the river, to the Freixo bridge, found at the far east of Porto.
As well as the aforementioned, we’ll cross the Don Luis I bridge (constructed in the 19th century and 385m long) the Infante Dom Henrique bridge (built in 2003) María Pía bridge (designed by one of Gustave Eiffel’s associates), and the São João railway bridge.
And more than just bridges, during the cruise you can also enjoy the best views of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, where the most famous wineries in Porto can be found. And of course, the cruise takes place on a traditional Rabelo boat, with which the barrels were transported from the vineyards of the valley to the Gaia wineries.
Having picked you up, we’ll make our way eastwards, towards the Douro wine producing region.
The first stop is in Pinhão, a small Portuguese located on the confluence of the Douro and Tedo rivers and home to a large number of wineries. Here, we’ll enjoy the region’s star product: wine. As well as the wine, we’ll also be treated to a delicious traditional lunch of Portuguese delicacies. So that you can fully enjoy this traditional lunch, please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary requirements.
After eating, we’ll embark on a relaxing cruise along the river, enjoying the spectacular views of the valley, before heading to one of the region’s most important wineries where you’ll tastefine Port wines.
The excursion ends in Porto at 6:30 pm, either back at your hotel or at a point convenient to you.