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Porto, The Douro Valley and Salamanca Cruise

Porto, The Douro Valley and Salamanca Cruise

From
€1,290 Per Person
 

Enjoy a fantastic 6-day cruise along the Douro River from Porto. You will also have the chance to visit Salamanca in Spain.

  • Country
    Spain & Portugal
  • SPTC Region
    Northern Portugal
  • Duration
    6 Days/5 Nights
From
€1,290 Per Person
 

Enjoy a fantastic 6-day cruise along the Douro River from Porto. You will also have the chance to visit Salamanca in Spain.

  • Country
    Spain & Portugal
  • SPTC Region
    Northern Portugal
  • Duration
    6 Days/5 Nights
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    InclusionInclusion WiFi on boardMealsMeals All meals on board including a farewell gala dinnerAccommodationAccommodation Accommodation in a double cabinCruiseCruise 6-day cruise from Porto to PortoInclusionInclusion Complimentary Samsung Galaxy tablet for guests' useExcursionsExcursions Shore excursions with wireless audio systemDrinksDrinks Unlimited complimentary drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices, coffee and teaDrinksDrinks Welcome cocktail drinks

Summary

Discover Portugal and Spain in this 6-day cruise along the Douro River and visit the cities of Porto, Vila Real, Salamanca and more.

 

Enjoy the following excursions:

  • Porto by night
  • Guided tour of Porto and wine tasting
  • Touring Porto via tram and visiting the Tram Museum
  • Vila Real and Mateus Palace
  • Salamanca by bike
  • Guided tour of Salamanca
  • Wines trail of Porto


Inclusions

  • 6-day luxury cruise
  • Accommodation in a double cabin with shower/WC
  • All meals on board
  • Unlimited complimentary on board beverages
  • Entertainment on board
  • Assistance of our hostess on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Shore excursions with wireless audio system
  • insurance for medical repatriation
  • Port taxes
  • Free WiFi

 

Exclusions

  • Drinks on the wine list, Champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers 
  • Insurance cancellation/luggages 
  • Optional excursions 
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points 
  • Personal expenses

Itinerary

Day 1: Porto
Boarding from 5.00pm and time to settle comfortably in your cabins before being presented to the crew during a welcome cocktail reception served in the lounge. Optional excursion common for both packages : trip by coach to see the Porto by night.


Day 2: Porto - Regua
Optional excursions proposed : CLASSIC : visit of Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe, awarded World heritage status by Unesco, with its unspoiled old quarters, maze of narrow win-ding streets, houses with archways and splendid churches. However, Porto is known first and foremost for its famous porto wines from the vineyards which stretch as far as the eye can see along the banks of the Douro. DISCOVERY : touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum. We’ll leave from Vila Nova de Gaia by coach for downtown Porto. Once we arrive, we’ll board one of the city’s trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. We’ll finish up our excursion with a tasting of some of the local specialties. Return to the ship and cruise onto Regua, admiring the marvellous scenery that the cruise offers. You will pass the locks of Crestuma and Carrapelato, which is the highest in Europe at 36m. Crew show.


Day 3: Regua - Pinaho - Vega de Teron (Spain)
Optional excursion common for both packages : Vila Réal, famous for the variety of its religious architecture. Stroll through the beautiful gardens of Solar de Mateus. Join the ship again in Pinhao. Afternoon spent cruising through the heart of the famous Porto vineyards, passing the locks or Valeria and Pocinho, arriving in Vega de Teron in the evening. Spanish evening on board.


Day 4: Barca d'Alva - - Salamanca (1) - Senhora Da Ribeira
Optional excursions proposed : CLASSIC : excursion to Salamanca. This town of dazzling beauty houses some extraordinary Roman, Arabic, and Christian architectural treasures. DISCOVERY : Salamanca by bike. You’ll leave by coach with your host/hostess from Barca d’Alva for Salamanca. On a comfortable bike, you will get to know all the mustsee sites but also the places off the typical touristic paths. Return to the ship in Barca d’Alva at the end of the afternoon and continuation to Senhora da Ribeira. Gala evening on board.


Day 5: Senhora Da Ribeira - Ferradosa - Folgosa - Leverinho
Early morning start cruising to Ferradosa. Optional excursion common for both packages : wines trail Porto excursion. Follow the wine road which runs through the heart of the vineyards before stopping to taste some of these vintages in a quinta (winecellar). Back on board at Folgosa for lunch. Cruise towards Leverinho. Admire the wild landscapes and impressive rocky outcrops along the way. Folk evening.


Day 6: Leverinho - Porto
Early morning start cruising towards Porto. Arrival around 9.00am in Porto before disembarking. End of our journey.

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03/10/2018 08/10/2018 MS Gil Eanes 5 From 1,290 Euros

Note: Price per passenger in double-occupancy cabin on main deck. This price can vary according to departure date, cabin deck, ship category and/or single-occupancy (additional fees).

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