Six Bridges Cruise
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2,293 reviews
We really liked it and it's worth it. There is another view from the boat. The explanations about the bridges and what was seen were very clear.
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  • 50 minutes

This cruise takes in Porto's 6 bridges and is the city's most popular attraction. Don't miss it!

Six Bridges Cruise

During the six bridges cruise, we'll navigate along the Duero from the Arrábida bridge, the longest in the city at the mouth of the river, to the Freixo bridge, found at the far east of Porto.

As well as the aforementioned, we'll cross the Don Luis I bridge (constructed in the 19th century and 385m long) the Infante Dom Henrique bridge (built in 2003) María Pía bridge (designed by one of Gustave Eiffel's associates), and the São João railway bridge.

And more than just bridges, during the cruise you can also enjoy the best views of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, where the most famous wineries in Porto can be found. And of course, the cruise takes place on a traditional Rabelo boat, with which the barrels were transported from the vineyards of the valley to the Gaia wineries

Schedule

The boats leave from the Ribeira dock every hour between 11 am and 4:00 pm. Between April and September, the boats run until 6 pm and leave every 30 minutes. You can do the tour in any one of the Tomaz Do Douro company's boats by presenting your printed voucher.

Cruise from Vila Nova de Gaia

If you are staying on the other side of the river Duero, you can reserve the six bridges cruise from Vila Nova de Gaia.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those taking running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 66% of their maximum capacity.
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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 12 Children under 4
50 minute cruise
US$ 16.70
US$ 8.30
Free

50 minute cruise

  • Adults

    US$ 16.70
  • Children from 4 to 12

    US$ 8.30
  • Children under 4

    Free

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Duration

50 minutes.

Included

50 minute tour in a traditional Rabelo boat.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (10:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we ake bottles of wine on the cruise?

    A - No.

  • Q - Are pets allowed on the boat?

    A - The only pets allowed on board are guide dogs and other support animals.

  • Q - How many people fit on the boat?

    A - There are various boats which take the Six Bridges Cruise of Porto. Normally the capacity is between 50 and 60 people.

  • Q - Can we you a pushchair/stroller?

    A - Yes.

  • Q - Are the boats covered?

    A - Boats are part covered, part uncovered. If it's raining, you can stay in the covered part.

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If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 16.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Ribeira Dock, Porto

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.