Embark on one of our houseboats for an unforgettable holiday
We await you at our base in Porto, where you’ll take possession of your chosen licence-free boat, guaranteed to satisfy all your preferences. After a quick training session on how to steer your houseboat, you’ll be able to set off on the waters of the Douro, a river that will take you right into the valley of the same name, unveiling its wealth of attractions.
Are you able to spare a little time before embarking with your crew ? Enjoy a stroll through the historic city of Porto, which has secured the pride of an entire country. From the Stock Exchange Palace to Clérigos Tower, Porto’s buildings tell you this story by inviting you on a real trip back in time. Between your cultural tour and a refreshing break on one of the region’s beaches, you’ll also have the opportunity to wander down the pedestrianstreetof Santa Catarina, one of the Portuguese city’s key commercial thoroughfares.
Your Douro waterway cruise – a journey through Portugal’s wine past
You’ll then be able to sample the joys of waterway tourism, enjoying the slow, soothing rhythm, which will quickly make you forget the stresses of everyday life. Take in exceptionally beautiful landscapes as you travel through the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll navigate to the heart of over 40,000 hectares of vineyards, with every stage of your journey giving you the chance to discover the fascinating history of one of the oldest appellations in the world. Port wine has secured the region’s reputation since 1756. Today, this is a place with its own genuine art of living, so embrace it !