Oporto

Private and scheduled day trip to Oporto, in an exclusive boat of incomparable comfort.

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Private and scheduled day trip to Oporto, in an exclusive boat of incomparable comfort, experiencing what is most characteristic: regional products, wine tasting and tasting typical local delicacies (Yacht Basket), handicrafts.

We try to present on the cruise the timeless characteristics of our region which is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Boarding in Crestuma – Lever, (Marina of Angra do Douro), descent of the dam, arriving to Oporto with sightseeing from ‘ribeira’ to the mouth of the Douro river and returning to the starting point.

The mouth of the river Douro, the riverbank, the walls and the bridges that cross the river towards Vila Nova de Gaia.

D. Luís bridge is a landmark awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. In 1881 this project was assign to Théophile Seyrig, disciple of Gustave Eiffel. The works began that same year and they were developed until 1887. Eiffel, himself, ended up building the bridge D. Maria, east of D. Luis. With foot crossing and boarding at the Gaia pier, after a visit to a Port wine cellar.

The different perspectives of the City: the Primitive city; the Medieval and the Modern, with sightseeing from the river.

The two main walls: the Fernandina wall (14th-15th century) and Romanesque wall (12th century).

City of great writings: Almeida Garrett, Camilo, Ramalho Ortigão.

Option of renting bikes to ride at the stopping points, with our partner http://ringringbike.com/.

Price on request (couples or groups up to 10 people), includes sailor, insurance, Yacht Basket (typical regional daily delicacies).

Boarding (departure and return) Marina of Angra do Douro (other optional).

Note: Possible customised program with sleeping on board for up to 4 people (request budget via email) and visits off board with guide and bicycle.

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