- 897 km (557 mi) long
- The Douro Vinhateiro, an area of the Douro Valley in Portugal has been designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
- Grapes are the main crop of the area
- The Douro Estuary is the centre of Portugese wine trade
Which Cruise Lines?
- Scenic River Cruises
- Emerald Waterways
- Croisi Europe
- Viking River Cruises
Portugal's River of Gold
Gems of Southeast Europe
Jewels of Spain, Portugal & the Douro River
Two intriguing countries and one dramatic river equal a grand adventure.
Before setting sail on the Douro River, experience three legendary Spanish cities: Salamanca, the lovely “Golden City”; Madrid, renowned for its museums, stately royal palace and vibrant nightlife; and Toledo, the city of El Greco and a magnificent tribute to the three great cultures that forged Spain.