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Porto: Bridges Cruise with Optional Wine Cellar Tour

1. Porto: Bridges Cruise with Optional Wine Cellar Tour

Admire the old city of Porto, with its typical houses and the hustle and bustle of the Ribeira population on a sightseeing cruise along the Douro. Take in the views of the Ponte da Arrábida that connects the two river banks. Embark on a sightseeing cruise across the Douro River and admire the scenic riverbank. Take advantage of the “Bridges Cruise” application for commentary available in 16 languages. You can choose a combined tour of the Cruzeiro das Pontes and a wine cellar with a tasting of different wines.

Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

2. Porto: Burmester Cellar Tour with Tasting & Pairing Options

Burmester has long been recognized for its Port wines and Douro DOC (Denominação de Origem Controlada).  Its history started long ago in London in 1730, when Henry Burmester joined with John Nash to create Burmester, Nash & Co. and from Vila Nova de Gaia they started exporting Port wines all around Europe. Over the years, Burmester has triumphed from generation to generation, demonstrating its inherent character and determination. Character is the holistic principle of the brand, and of its wines. Arrive at the Burmester winery for an unforgettable experience. You will visit the Burmester Cellars, located next to the beautiful Luiz I bridge, with an expert guide. Learn about Port wines and the Douro DOC production process, and taste different port wines.

Porto: Tuk-Tuk Tour, Douro River Cruise, and Wine Tasting

3. Porto: Tuk-Tuk Tour, Douro River Cruise, and Wine Tasting

Explore the picturesque and historic city of Porto in an eco-friendly way on an electric tuk-tuk tour. Get an open ticket for a cruise on the Douro River that can be used a whatever time you wish. Tour a Porto winery and enjoy a tasting of two local port wines.  Head to the centrally-located meeting point which is close to the São Bento Train Station. Hop aboard a cozy electric tuk-tuk and cruise through the streets of Porto. Admire attractions such as the Avenida dos Aliados and the neighborhoods of Santa Catarina and Batalha. After a 50 minute ride, finish the tour at the starting point and receive a ticket to float down the Douro Rive on a rabelo, a classic, traditional Portuguese wooden cargo boat. View the six bridges of Porto, the iconic wine cellars, and fishing areas on a 55-minute cruise.  Take the boat trip, which starts at the Ribeira quay, on the same day as the tuk-tuk tour or at any other time within the next 30 days. In addition to the Tuk-Tuk tour and the cruise, a visit to a winery in Porto is included. This winery tour includes a tasting of two Port wines.

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4.1
(759 reviews)

The walk along the Douro River is something you cannot miss in Porto. The customer service staff was very friendly and the checkout was on time. It lasted approximately 1 hour. We also chose to visit the winery. In our case it was a luxury to have a guide in Spanish just for us. We called to make an appointment and there was no problem in going at the time that best suited us. The attention and treatment were excellent and we had the option of trying two different wines per person. We hope to repeat!

A nice way to see the 6 bridges of Porto. Choose a time close to sunset and enjoy a nice sunset from the waters.

Too friendly and accessible, I have enjoyed it a lot, good wine, good experience, complete tours.

Very nice visit, where we learn a lot about port and its use. very pleasant and friendly guide

very nice visit. interesting presentation with a sufficient level of detail. We recommend.