Pipadouro Experience by Quinta do Bomfim: Sail the Douro with Exclusivity

Come and live a unique experience at Pipadouro Experience, in partnership with the prestigious Quinta do Bomfim.

What to expect from this experience

At Pipadouro, every journey is a trip through time, where vintage luxury meets the authentic flavor of the Douro.

Pipadouro is a Portuguese company that started its activities in 2007 and revolutionized the concept of Luxury River Tourism with its innovative approach to Vintage Wine Travel. The company stands out for its classic boats, reminiscent of the charm of the 50s and 60s, and are classified as ‘Gentleman’s Vintage Boats’. Pipadouro offers completely original programs, with trips that redefine Wine Tourism, providing a unique and exciting wine and gastronomic experience. Its programs include classic, personalized, and regular departures, ensuring that each customer can enjoy a tailor-made experience.

Pipadouro’s mission is to provide unforgettable experiences to visitors, combining the excellence and quality of its services with the beauty and authenticity of the Douro region. The company presents an innovative concept of Vintage Wine Travel – Luxury River Tourism, offering exclusive programs that allow customers to experience the best that the region has to offer. With its classic boats and personalized services, Pipadouro is the perfect choice for those looking for a high-level tourism experience in the Douro.

Allow yourself to relax and enjoy the moment as the sun sets, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. This is the perfect experience for those who want to combine the natural beauty of the Douro with the luxury and comfort of a high-standard river cruise.

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We look forward to welcoming you for an unforgettable experience along the Douro River.


Come and live a unique experience at Pipadouro Experience, in partnership with the prestigious Quinta do Bomfim. Sail through calm waters between the locks of Régua and Valeira, while enjoying a pleasant charming ride along the Douro River.

At 14:45, you will be welcomed with a cozy Welcome Drink and delicious toasted Douro almonds. Discover the region and its wines with a visit and tasting at Quinta do Bomfim, culminating in a memorable dinner at Restaurante Bomfim 1896, prepared by renowned chef Pedro Lemos.

This is an exclusive experience, limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate and engaging environment. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the Douro in a special way. Book your spot now and enjoy an unforgettable day!

What is included

During these two hours of navigation, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a truly unique experience.

Includes one type of Port Wine or one type of White Wine.

During the cruise, passengers can enjoy Douro pastries, traditional meat pies, or opt for roast beef or sliced roast beef. For fish lovers, there is smoked salmon with lemon. To finish, passengers can enjoy scrambled eggs accompanied by Real Companhia Velha sparkling wine.

The cruise lasts a total of 1 hour and 30 minutes, and the limit is 10 people. Passengers are invited to board the Pipadouro’s private dock in Pinhão at 9 am. After the cruise, disembarkation takes place at the same dock at 10:30, where passengers can continue their journey or enjoy more adventures in the region.


  • Prices include VAT at the current legal rate.
  • The proposal presented implies the exclusivity of the boat.
  • The mentioned schedules may suffer changes.
  • Navigation is subject to the safety and weather conditions of the Douro River.
  • Dietary restrictions and allergies should be indicated at the time of booking.
  • The value includes qualified crew.
  • Gratuity not included.
  • Pipadouro provides transfer service upon request.