The terraced vineyards of Portugal's Douro Valley invite you to visit wineries and taste the sweet, fortified wine, Port, or the intense red Barca Velha.  On this return sailing between Porto and the western region of Spain you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of one of Europe's best-preserved riverscapes.
The terraced vineyards of Portugal's Douro Valley invite you to visit wineries and taste the sweet, fortified wine, Port, or the intense red Barca Velha.  On this return sailing between Porto and the western region of Spain you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of one of Europe's best-preserved riverscapes.
Portugal, Spain

River cruise on Portugal's Douro river

Small-Ship Cruise

8

CA$

days from

5157

The terraced vineyards of Portugal's Douro Valley invite you to visit wineries and taste the sweet, fortified wine, Port, or the intense red Barca Velha. On this return sailing between Porto and the western region of Spain you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of one of Europe's best-preserved riverscapes.

Activity / Theme

Country

River Cruise, Culture, Hiking

Portugal, Spain

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Luxury

Leisurely / Moderate

Transportation

Luxury river cruise vessel

Accommodation

Luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with French balconies)

Months of Operation

April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Adventure Coordinators insider tip:

Book into a cabin on the highest deck you can afford.  When mooring lower deck cabins often have an obscured view.

Itinerary

DAY 1 Embark in Porto
DAY 2 Régua - tour Palacio Anadia
DAY 3 Lamego - Nossa Senhora dos Remédios visit or hike. Sample traditional foods & wine. Visit Episcopal Palace. Visit Quinta for Port-wine tasting
DAY 4 Salamanca tour
DAY 5 Castelo Rodrigo tour or hike, taste local produce. Dinner & entertainment at Quinta da Avessada.
DAY 6 Entre-os-Rios visit & traditional lunch
DAY 7 Porto - tour or hike, Port tasting, free afternoon
DAY 8 Disembark Porto

Inclusions

Luxury accommodation
Personalized service
Internet and Wi-Fi access
Sun deck with pool
Fitness room
Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
Daily entertainment including cultural performances
All onboard dining in a variety of venues
Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner
Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
Immersive tours in every destination
Guided hikes
Special Interest Tours
Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
Knowledgeable guides
Personal headset for easy exploration

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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