Picnic on the Douro: Gourmet Experience with Pedro Lemos – Pipadouro II

Enjoy a gourmet picnic on the Douro River with renowned chef Pedro Lemos. Sail, savor, and live unforgettable moments.

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.


The Classic Picnic Program on the River by Restaurant Bomfim 1896 with Pedro Lemos offers a unique experience on board the Pipadouro II. Sail through the calm waters between the Régua Lock and the Valeira Lock, enjoying a gourmet picnic accompanied by a Welcome Drink of toasted Douro almonds.

What is included

The tour includes a charming route between the two locks, providing a stunning view of the Douro River. Arrival and disembarkation are scheduled for 6:00 PM at the Pipadouro’s private dock in Pinhão.

This exclusive experience is limited to 6 people, ensuring an intimate and engaging atmosphere.


  • 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.