Douro river – Porto

Considered by many as one of the most beautiful rivers in the world, the Douro river reaches over 890km, the Douro is the third longest river of the Iberian Peninsula, is born at 2080 meters of altitude, in the peaks of the ‘Serra de Urbião’, where they call ‘El Duero’. Since its source, it fights for its destiny, fights hard battles against mountains and winding roads in its incursion towards the sea.

Arriving at the city of Porto – Portugal, the Douro river has already crossed countless other cities in Spain and Portugal, and the picturesque villages of ‘Senhora da Ribeira’ and ‘Foz do Tua’, the town of Pinhão and the city of Peso da Régua stand out as the last great passages of the Douro river in Portuguese territory, crossing the districts of Bragança, Guarda, Viseu, Vila Real, Aveiro and, finally, flowing into the mouth of Porto.

Here it strolls proudly and calmly, connecting two intense and distinct cities, the old and invicta city of Porto and the new and impetuous city of Vila Nova de Gaia.

The Douro river causes admiration before such beauty, grandeur and its distinctive sunset makes dream anyone who dares to contemplate it.