Pinhão – Tua – Pinhão Cruise

Pinhão – Tua – Pinhão Cruise


Pinhão – Tua – Pinhão 2 Hour Cruise with Upstream by boat to the Tua and Downstream by boat to Pinhão.
Prices (per person)
Monday to Sunday
Adults 20€
Children up to 5 years Free
Children from 6 to 11 years old 50% Discount

The Pinhão - Tua - Pinhão Cruise takes place on a Rabelo boat with duration of 2 hours, with departure and arrival to Pinhão. In the boat journey through Douro you can see Wine Estates, "socalcos" up to the river and vineyards, that constitute an unique landscape considered by UNESCO as World Heritage This section of the river is not visible from national roads.

Cruise Program for pinhão - tua - pinhão:

10:30 am | 10:45 am | 2:30 pm | 3:00 pm - Boarding at Pinhão Quay (subject to 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

12:30 pm | 12:45 pm | 4:30 pm | 5:00 pm - Estimated arrival at Pinhão Quay
End of our services


  • Free individual audio-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
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 Port wine barrels 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 it’s way back to Pinhão. Enjoy and 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.

The experience comes to an end when you dock at Pinhão quay, but you can still enjoy exploring this small village full of history.