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Valley of the Douro from Porto to Spain

Valley of the Douro from Porto to Spain

  • Route:
  • UK
  • Porto
  • Regua
  • Vega de Terron
  • Barca d'Alva
  • Ferradosa
  • Pinhao
  • Porto
  • UK
8 DAYS from £1229pp

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise through the dramatic Douro Valley
  • Evening entertainment including a wonderful flamenco show
  • Chance to explore vineyards and enjoy a port tasting
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Valley of the Douro from Porto to Spain

Your journey begins in the historic city of Porto with remarkable buildings lining the riverbank. From here you will cruise through the Douro Valley - one of the most stunning landscapes in all of Portugal.

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Porto, Portugal

Depart London on your scheduled flight to Porto. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your ship, MS Infante D Henrique. Enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner then take a tour of Porto, enjoying the city sights by moonlight.

  • Dinner

Day 2: Porto

Explore Porto on a guided tour, visiting San Francisco Church, with its gold-laced interior, and the beautiful Palacio da Bolsa located in the UNESCO-listed historic centre of Porto.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Porto to Regua

This morning, journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Guimaraes to visit the impressive Ducal Palace. Set sail this afternoon and arrive in Regua.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Regua to Vega de Terron

Relax on board before disembarking for a visit to Vila Real with the chance to stroll through the landscaped gardens of Mateus Palace and taste the delicious local speciality of 'cristas de galo', a sweet pastry shaped like a rooster's crest. Later tonight, enjoy an entertaining flamenco performance.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Barca d'Alva & Salamanca

Arrive at Barca d'Alva in the early morning. Later, join a day tour to the Spanish university town of Salamanca with its stunning cathedral.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6 - 8

Included in the Price

  • Included Air-conditioned, en suite cabins on board our hand-picked vessels
  • Included Return flights from London. Regional flights and Eurostar are available on selected cruises.
  • Included All-Inclusive - Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily are taken onboard the ship. Tables seat 6 people, so you'll be able to converse and socialise with new friends, whilst never feeling crowded together. Tea and coffee are available on board ship as well as unlimited soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, including a variety of wines and beer, both during meals and at the bar. (Premium brands are available at an extra cost).
  • Included Entertainment on board your ship
  • Included Return transfers to/from airport/station to ship
  • Included Complete Financial Protection: Fully ABTA & ATOL protected

Important Information

Payment

If booking more than 90 days before departure a deposit of £250pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable 90 days prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 90 days of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPriceBook Now
2018 Dates
09 Apr 201816 Apr 2018£1229ppBook
23 Jul 201830 Jul 2018£1429ppBook
13 Aug 201820 Aug 2018£1479ppBook
Cabin Upgrades

Treat yourself to a better vista! Cabin and Deck upgrades are available for an additional supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

Single Cabins

If you're travelling alone single cabins are available for a small supplement. For prices and availability please call our Reservations Consultants or Book Online.

Cruise Note:

All meals & drinks are included daily. Optional excursions will be at a fee and can be booked on board.

MS Infante D Henrique

The MS Infante D Henrique is an attractive 3 deck ship consisting of 71 cabins. As you sail through the Douro admire the beautiful scenery from the large relaxing sun-deck. Facilities include a lounge bar with dance floor, dining room and gift shop.

Onboard facilities...

Cabins

All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe. Spaced across the Upper and Main Decks, all cabins are outside facing and located above the water affording outstanding views from the large picture window.

All-inclusive Dining

Your day will always begin with an impressive buffet breakfast. Chefs prepare succulent 3-course meals for lunch and dinner which are served in the onboard restaurant. Midday and evening meals are paired with excellent and carefully chosen beers and wines, included in the price. An open bar is available throughout the voyage (not including Champagne, special wines, premium spirits or fine brandies).

Life Onboard

All cruises start with a welcoming cocktail reception where you'll meet the captain, crew and staff of your ship. Facilities onboard include a comfortable lounge with a dance floor for your enjoyment and relaxation as well as a gift shop. FREE Wifi is available in lounge bar and reception. The sun deck, complete with deckchairs, offers a panoramic view of the landscape's beauty as you cruise.

Cruise Map

Valley of the Douro from Porto to Spain Route Map

Download Tour Dossier - 2018

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