The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)
The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)

The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)

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$3,698.00
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$3,698.00

CroisiCruise: POC_PP

8 Days

Visit Spain and Portugal connected by the Golden River. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Douro opens its doors where you will discover terraced vineyards, typical villages, quintas and their wines all along the river. Explore Salamanca, named as “the small Rome” classified World Heritage by UNESCO, don’t miss out its cathedral. Embark for an unforgettable journey through these magnificent countries.

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Lamego and the most beautiful Baroque sanctuary in Portugal
    • The formal gardens at the Mateus Palace
    • Salamanca, awe-inspiring Spanish city
    • The Porto Wine Route*, the oldest wine-producing region in the world
    • Porto, a coastal town full of culture and tradition
    • Aveiro, known as the "Venice of Portugal”
  • Flamenco, Fado and folk entertainment on board
  • Itinerary

Day 1: Porto

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. After dinner, the evening is free to do as you please.

Day 2: Porto - Regua

Join us for a guided tour of Porto followed by a wine tasting session* in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaïa. The afternoon will be spent sailing.

Day 3: Regua - Pinhao - Vega De Teron

Take part in our excursion to Vila Réal, a town with a great variety of religious buildings and architecture. We'll stroll through the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace. The afternoon will be spent sailing. Enjoy an evening of Flamenco entertainment.

Day 4: Vega De Teron - Salamanca - Barca D'Alva

Join us for an excursion to Salamanca (lunch included). We'll visit its unusual cathedral and its famous university dating back to 1218, making it one of the oldest in the world. We'll return on board after our tour and enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 5: Barca D'Alva - Ferradosa - Pinhao

This morning will be spent cruising. We'll set off on our excursion along the Porto Wine Route: we'll discover the vineyards famously arranged in rows as well as small typical villages, followed by a wine-tasting session* in a true Portuguese quinta. Tonight's our gala evening and dinner.

Day 6: Pinhao - Porto

Join us on a guided tour of Lamego. The afternoon will be spent sailing towards Porto. Enjoy an evening of Fado entertainment.

Day 7: Porto

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Porto at your own pace. Afterwards, join us for an excursion to Aveiro, a charming medieval town surrounded by salt marshes, beaches and lagoons. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment.

Day 8: Porto

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala dinner
  • Onboard entertainment
  • All excursions mentioned in the program
  • Flamenco entertainment
  • Fado entertainment
  • Traditional folk entertainment
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
  • Personal expenses

Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.

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