The Ideias Aparatosas intends to expand the tourist offer for those who like to sail, and we will invite more people to make Cruises on the Douro River.
We present all the details of most of the existing Cruises along the Douro River to Barca D'Alva.
If you are thinking of doing a Cruise, come to the Douro River, the river and the margins are allies of Nature, offer excellent moments of pleasure and relaxation when you enter a cruise ship and enjoy the best that there is during the route you have chosen.
At leisure or work, enjoy with your family, your friends, your team or your co-workers these beautiful special moments that these Cruises provide. Special dates such as New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, St. John's must be marked in advance to guarantee your place.
The cities of Porto and V. N. Gaia see boats departing every day with expectant people with willing to know the wine-growing slopes where Port Wine is produced.
These same cities, hours or days later, also sees come back the same people, very satisfied and happy with the good moments that passed while the Cruise was taking place, enjoying the wonderful landscapes that the Douro offers, where they enjoyed the best that is 1st Demarcated Region of the world.
This Region was created in the Reign of D. José I, by Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, the then Prime Minister and future Marquis of Pombal, by Law of 1756, after undergoing changes throughout the times, was confirmed in 1921.
If you want to surprise someone, in special moments offer them Cruises in the Douro.
There are several options available and you can choose Vouchers from 50€ - 100€ - 250€ and 500€ or even customize a Cruise to suit you.
There are different types of boats at your disposal, where you can spend exquisite and unique moments, choose the Cruise and the type of boat.
Cruises in Hotel Ships
Come and rest in Cruises with 8 days, you can know much more in detail some interesting places, such as Museums, Port Wine Farms, Villages and Portuguese Cities, including some places in Spain, also visiting the city of Salamanca.
For this, you can count on a Luxury Bus Fleet that will take you to each of the places of interest in each Region where the Ship Hotel is moored, always returning at the end of the day to rest in the ship's room, where the crew is waiting for you, with everything ready.
Cruises in Turistic ships
Count on with a Quality service, where excellence will take you to the best that every member of the crew does, both in Hospitality and Navigation. With your Family, with your Collaborators, with your Friends come and celebrate a fantastic day, where closeness makes union.
Celebrate important dates like Wedding, Baptism or Anniversary. Organize presentations of new products or services of your Company. If you are thinking about organizing a Lunch or Dinner, do it on board. Share with us the day of St. Valentine, St. John or the New Year's Eve.
Cruises in Rabelo boatsCome enjoy the trips on the most charismatic boats of the Douro River, where the Port Wine was brought to the Cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia. These boats are very interesting because they transmit the signs of the time, they exhibit many traces of the antiquity and navigation in the Douro, because they are boats with flat bottom so that they can navigate in the low-lying areas that Douro possessed before the dams were constructed.
Daily Mini Cruises
Come and do a Mini Cruise of 50 Minutes, whether at the week or at the weekend, enjoy the most beautiful landscapes that accompany Rio from Foz to Freixo.
Come see the sunset on board and drink a good Port Wine, feel the exclusivity of the last Cruise of the day, where the sun meets the sea.
Cruises in Radical boats
Come to feel the adrenaline, enter the adventure and see how fun it is!
Rental of boats
Feel the exclusivity and luxury, enter a yacht and let yourself be conquered by comfort and surroundings.
Have another unforgettable day in your life and travel with those you love!
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