Pinhão – Tua – Pinhão Cruise

Pinhão – Tua – Pinhão Cruise


Cruise of 2 hours with upstream by boat to Tua and downstream by boat to Pinhão
Prices (per person)
Monday to Sunday
Children up to 5 yearsFree
Children from 6 to 11 years old50% Discount

The Pinhão - Tua - Pinhão Cruise takes place in Rabelo boat with duration of 2 hours, with departure and arrival to Pinhão. There are wine estates with big vineyards up to the river, which constitute a unique landscape, considered a World Heritage by UNESCO. This section of the river is not visible from National Highway


Morning 10:45 a.m. / Afternoon 03:00 p.m. - Passengers boarding at Pinhão Quay (according availability)

Departure of the 2-hour cruise (on a traditional Rabelo Boat)
Navigation upstream towards the mouth of the River Tua
Continuation of the return cruise to the Pinhão Quay

Morning 12:45 p.m. / Afternoon 05:00 p.m. - Expected arrival at Pinhão Quay
End of our services


  • Audio offer individual guide in Portuguese, French, English or German
  • We have rabelos boats open and closed, reason why we can navigate in any climacteric condition
  • This cruise takes place throughout the year
  • For safety reasons due to the Pandemic, we stopped serving the Port Wine on board
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Upstream by boat to Tua and Downstream by boat to Pinhão

Enjoy this small two-hour cruise in the heart of the Douro.
The program begins at Pinhão Quay, where you will have the opportunity to enter one of the best known boats of the Douro – Rabelo boat. This Portuguese vessel used to transport the Porto kites that were marketed to other countries.
You will have a very traditional and 100% Douro experience. Enjoy this section of the river that does not have access through national highway.

Enjoy the movement of the waters of the river Douro while sailing to the mouth of the River Tua. The cruise will continue your way back to Pinhão. Enjoy to observe the green landscapes and tune all your senses while surrounded by nature.
So you can learn more about the region you will be entitled to an individual audio guide that will let you know the little treasures you observe during the trip.

While returning, you can enjoy the Douro nectars. You can enjoy a glass of Porto or Moscatel Wine that will be served on board.
The experience comes to an end when you dock at Pinhão quay, but you can still enjoy exploring this small village full of history.