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Douro à Vela

Lugar Da Curvaceira, Penajóia, 5100-662, Lamego - Porto and Douro

€ 70,00
per experience
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Douro à Vela was born of the encounter between a river, an unparalleled source of inspiration, and the endless pursuit of bonds with the Douro Valley Heritage. Depart, on an exclusive basis, aboard the sailing ship Libertu's for the discovery of the territory that the river has carved and men sculpted man, a region that was the source of compelling values ​​for the humanity.

In Detail

Douro à Vela offers you a new way of discovering Douro, an region of heritage, landscapes and wines that are unique in the world. Aboard the sailing ship Libertu's live moments of intimacy with the nature while you travel with emotion along the history until the times when the rabelos boats moved by the force of the sails. Feel like a true sailor, an integral part of the vessel in a unique environment. In an intense relationship with the cultural harmony of the Douro Valley.

Libertu's is a 10, 5 meters (34 ft.) Dehler sailing ship with a 14 meters (45 ft.) mast and with a maximum capacity for 12 people and is luxuriously equipped with 2 rooms - so you can extend your experience - a lounge area, kitchen and wc. You will also have the chance to taste Douro wines on board, while you savour the exquisite catering service of Douro à Vela.

Besides the sailing ship trips on the Douro river, Douro à Vela also includes in its strategic plan other complementary activities such as cultural and landscape touring, gastronomy and wines, organization of events in connection with the Quintas, Wine Collections and Museums. As such, the presence at trade shows, exhibitions and events related to tourism has become real during this recent and striking experience in the Douro.


Douro à Vela offers you a luxury10, 5 meters (34 ft.) Dehler sailing ship with a 14 meters (45 ft.) mast equipped with two rooms, lounge, kitchen and wc. Has capacity to navigate with up to 12 people and 4 people can stay overnight.

Locations & Directions

Take the N222 national road towards Folgosa / Armamar,that connects RéguatoPinhão. After passing the dam of Bagauste, located about 10 minutes from Régua, follow to the piers of Folgosa do Douro, near DOC Restaurant.

GPS: 41°09'03.3"N 7°40'59.7"W


  • The partner reserves the right to cancel or amend the booking:

    • For acts beyond its control, such as adverse climatic or unfavourable navigation conditions, damage on the vessels locks, malfunction and damage on the vessels and others that prevent or advise against navigation, for security reasons; 
    •  Failure of third party services.

In these cases, you can choose between the reimbursement of the amount you have paid or for another trip suggested by partner.

Exception: In case it is not advisable the navigation with the sailboat due to adverse weather conditions, the Douro à Vela reserves the right to change the vessel without any prejudice for the company.

  • Changes are subject to a price change:

    • If a change occurs 30 days before departure, the amount of the trip will be reviewed and changes may be made according to the availability of the partner.
    • If the change occurs during the 30 days before departure, you may lose the right to change and to reimbursement, if any.
    • The change can be accepted by the partner, if it does not involve damage to the company.


Category Conditions
Reservation Subject to the confirmation of availability
Cancellation | Prepayment Vary depending on the type of experiences. Check the conditions of each experience in your Reservation
Means of payment Mastercard; Visa
General Booking Guarantee with credit card number; VAT at the legal rate included; Supplements have to be paid separately
Pets No Pets


Category Services
Spoken Languages Spanish; French; English; Português
Reviewed by Kim Ellis, 10.2017

"Great way to see the Douro wine country."

Reviewed by Peter Cline, 09.2017

"Antonio was an excellent boat captain and our meal was absolutely delicious. Overall our experience was wonderful and I would strongly recommend it!!"


Technical Characteristics

Length: 10,50 m | Mast. 14 m high
Ship maximum capacity: 12 people + 2 crew

Exterior covered area


Two bedrooms
Living room
Card table 

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