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Regua River Cruises

About Regua

Régua, or Peso da Régua, is located within the district of Vila Real in northern Portugal and is a municipality with an area of around 90 square kilometres encompassing over 12 different parishes. Looking out over the majestic valley of the River Douro and situated in the shadows of the Serra do Marão Mountains, the town offers a serene slice of Portuguese life and is most famous for its production of Port wine. It is a relatively modern settlement and the vineyards and subsequent production of Port wine are the main sources of income for the town’s inhabitants, receiving global recognition for the high-quality products. Régua also hosts a range of fairs and festivities on a regular basis, celebrating the region’s fascinating culture, heritage and of course, wine.

Exploring Regua

The town is surrounded by rolling green hills and valleys filled with rows of grape vines, essential for the production of Douro Valley’s signature wine. The area’s picturesque scenery combined with the warm, pleasant climate bestows Régua with its distinctive character and charm.

Régua is an especially ideal location to take a peaceful stroll around the old streets and markets which are such a hallmark of the region. Visitors can experience the culture of Portugal’s most prominent wine district for themselves by exploring the town itself and discovering its quaint attractions and points of interest.

River cruises through Peso da Régua give travellers the opportunity to stop off in this tranquil location and learn more about Portugal’s celebrated wine industry, whilst also enjoying time spent surrounded by astounding scenery alongside quaint churches and other historic local buildings. Prominent landmarks in the region include the array of historic churches, the beautifully designed and constructed railway stations, as well as the Caso do Douro, an extravagant building constructed from granite, marble and stained glass containing images fashioned by distinguished painter Lino Antonio, depicting the history and culture of the region.

Regua tips

Quinta da Pacheca is one of the region’s most accessible vineyards, located a few kilometres from Régua. Excellent guided tours of this vineyard are also available, as well as the opportunity for visitors to purchase some of the locally produced wine.

Regua Itineraries

Peso Da Régua

Enticing Douro - Roundtrip Porto

63 sailing dates April 2019 to November 2020
7 Nights From Porto, Portugal to Porto

Includes direct flights and overseas transfers

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Lisbon

Portugal’s River of Gold - Lisbon to Porto

227 sailing dates March 2019 to November 2020
9 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to Porto
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Salamanca

Beautiful Bordeaux & Unforgettable Douro

1 sailing date June 2020
20 Nights From Porto, Portugal to France , Bordeaux
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Peso Da Régua

Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley

1 sailing date July 2019
7 Nights From Porto, Portugal to Porto
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Salamanca

Douro Delights - Porto to Madrid

9 sailing dates May 2019 to September 2020
8 Nights From Porto, Portugal to Spain , Madrid
APT Cruising logo FROM £3439pp
Avignon

27 Day Best of Portugal & France

6 sailing dates May 2020 to June 2020
26 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to France , Paris
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Peso Da Régua

Portugal’s River of Gold

2 sailing dates March 2020
9 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to Porto
Viking Cruises logo FROM £1495pp
Salamanca

Secrets of the Douro

26 sailing dates April 2020 to November 2020
7 Nights From Porto, Portugal to Porto
Emerald Waterways logo FROM £1559pp
Salamanca

Lisbon to Leverinho via Coimbra, Porto

7 sailing dates April 2019 to October 2019
7 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to Porto
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Pinhao

Lisbon to Porto

4 sailing dates March 2019 to November 2019
7 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to Porto
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Peso Da Régua

Secrets of the Douro & Lisbon - Porto to Lisbon

14 sailing dates July 2019 to November 2020
10 Nights From Porto, Portugal to Lisbon
Emerald Waterways logo FROM £2219pp
Pinhao

Lisbon to Porto

13 sailing dates April 2020 to October 2020
10 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to Porto
Emerald Waterways logo FROM £2119pp
Peso Da Régua

Unforgettable Douro with Lisbon

9 sailing dates May 2019 to October 2019
14 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to Porto
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Oporto

Lisbon and the Douro Valley Jazz

1 sailing date October 2019
10 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to , Oporto
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Bordeaux

Douro, Basque Country & Bordeaux Delights

6 sailing dates June 2019 to September 2019
22 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to , Versailles
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Pinhao

Douro, Basque Country And Bordeaux with Lisbon

9 sailing dates June 2019 to September 2020
19 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to France , Bordeaux
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Oporto

Douro Discovery

23 sailing dates March 2019 to November 2019
7 Nights From Oporto, to Oporto
Saga Group logo FROM £1399pp
Pinhao

Gilbert & Sullivan on the Douro with Lisbon

1 sailing date July 2019
10 Nights From Lisbon, Portugal to , Oporto
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Peso Da Régua

Gilbert & Sullivan on the Douro

1 sailing date July 2019
7 Nights From Oporto, to Oporto
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Pinhao

Jazz on the Douro

2 sailing dates October 2019
7 Nights From Oporto, to Oporto
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