Water activity

Pinhão: Private Rabelo Boat Tour along the River Douro

Pinhão: Private Rabelo Boat Tour along the River Douro

From £113.40 per group up to 12

Enjoy a private boat tour on a traditional Rabelo boat along a breath-taking stretch of the Douro River. Admire scenic views of the terraced vineyards.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English
Audio guide included
Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Sail on a traditional Douro river boat
  • Enjoy the peacefulness of the valley
  • Admire a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Have a traditional Rabelo boat just for your group
Full description
Starting from Pinhão, pass under the iron bridge designed by Gustave Eiffel. Continue along the River Douro, admiring hills of terraced vineyards with no cars in sight. Take in the scenic views of the oldest wine region in the world, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once you reach the Roncão area, you will turn around and start the return journey to Pinhão. Although you will do the same stretch of the river on the way back, you will have a different point of view of the sights along the way. The traditional Rabelo boats have open and closed areas, so navigation can be comfortably made in all kinds of weather, all year long.
Includes
  • Private Rabelo boat tour
  • Downloadable audioguide app in five different languages

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    Meeting point

    Magnifico Douro Pier, in front of the Vintage House Hotel garden gate. Enter by the bridge.

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    Know before you go

    • This tour will take place rain or shine. The traditional Rabelo boats have open and closed areas, so navigation can be comfortably made in all kinds of weather, all year long
    • App for audioguide is available on the Google Play Store and Apple Store
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

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    It goes exactly the same route as the non private tour but I am really glad we did it this way. Got to talk with the captain and sit wherever we wanted. Also a smaller boat so closer to the nature.

    9 August 2021

    12 November 2021

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    13 September 2021

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    Product ID: 385330