Cruise Ports European Rivers - Douro, Portugal (PDF Chapter)
This is the Douro chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports European Rivers guidebook.
The Douro region, home to port wine, is one of the most glorious spots on earth. The Douro Valley showcases steep terrace vineyards carved into mountains, granite bluffs, whitewashed quintas (estates) and 18th-century wine cellars that draw visitors from around the world.
- begin a day of sightseeing with knockout views of Porto’s historic centre from the Sé, the city’s fortress-like Romanesque cathedral
- wander Peso da Régua’s scenic riverfront and quaint old town
- immerse yourself in all things wine in pretty Pinhão
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Porto, Peso da Régua, Pinhão.