8 Day Douro Cruise
Porto - Regua - Vega de Teron - Ferradosa - Pinhao - Porto
PPH

 

 

DAY 1 PORTO

Welcome on board from 5.00pm. Settling into your cabin and presentation of the crew followed by a welcome cocktail served in the lounge and dinner on board. In the evening, an optional excursion by coach to explore Porto by night.

DAY 2 PORTO

After a buffet breakfast on board, we will set off to explore Porto on an optional guided tour. One of the oldest cities in Europe, whose historic centre is classed as a world heritage site by UNESCO: unspoilt old quarters, a maze of winding narrow streets, arcaded houses, superb churches… But above all, Porto is Port wine: among the wine properties that extend as far as the eye can see along the Douro in Vila Nova de Gaia, we will visit a famous cellar where this exceptional wine slowly ages in the greatest secrecy. Tasting of the "precious nectar". Back on board for lunch, followed by a free afternoon to discover Porto at your own pace, or ask to be transferred downtown by rabello. Return on board for dinner and a fado evening.

DAY 3 PORTO - REGUA

Buffet breakfast on board. Optional excursion to Braga, nicknamed the "Rome of Portugal" because of its religiousarchitecture of very high quality. In the meantime, the boat will move to Leverinho. We will board there and have lunch. We will then enjoy the fabulous landscapes while we cruise to Regua. We will go through the lock in Carrapatelo, the highest in Europe at 36 m. Arrival in Regua around 8.00pm. Dinner on board followed by a dinner-dance or enjoy a free stroll through Regua by night.

DAY 4 REGUA - VEGA DE TERON

Buffet breakfast on board and departure for the optional excursion to Vila RĂ©al, a town in which the religious architecture is very varied. A little further down, you will get the chance to take a beautiful walk in the gardens of Solar de Mateus. During this time, the boat will sail to Pinhao where we will join it for lunch. Continuation of the cruise. We will be sailing into the heart of the vineyards of Porto, past magnificent hillsides covered in trellised vines planted in terraces up to 700m plunging majestically down towards the river. We will go through the locks in Valeira and Pocinho to reach Vega de Teron during the evening. Dinner followed by a flamenco evening on board.

DAY 5 BARCA D'ALVA (optional excursion to Salamanca)

Buffet breakfast on board. Departure for the optional excursion to Salamanca, awarded world heritage status by UNESCO. This town of dazzling beauty houses some extraordinary Romanesque, Arab and Christian architectural treasures. Lunch in Salamanca. Back to the boat in Barca d'Alva. Dinner and an evening's entertainment on board.

DAY 6 BARCA D'ALVA - FERRADOSA - PINHAO

Departure early in the morning and buffet breakfast during the cruise. Through the locks in Pocinho and Valeira. Morning's sailing. Lunch during the cruise. Stop in Ferradosa around 2.00pm. Departure for the optional "wines of Porto" excursion. You will follow the road through the vineyards and stop at a belvedere in the heart of the vines. You will then take part in a tasting of the wines of Porto in a quinta. Back on board in Pinhao around 6.00pm. You will also be able to explore the old station in Pinhao at your own pace, with its splendid "azulejos" (typical Portuguese tiles). Dinner and gala evening on board.

DAY 7 PINHAO - PORTO

Buffet breakfast on board. Departure from Pinhao by coach for the optional guided tour of Lamego. You will discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios sanctuary and the cathedral. Back on board in Regua. Lunch during the cruise. An afternoon's sailing, passing through a number of large locks. Arrival in Porto at the end of the evening. Dinner and traditional evening on board.

DAY 8 PORTO

Buffet breakfast on board, disembarkation. End of our journey.

 

**Please note that this is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and French, & an international cruise host on board.**

2017 RATES:

Departure From Porto
Ship
Main Deck
Middle Deck

Upper Deck

Suite
Middle
Deck

Suite Upper Deck

31-Mar-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
31-Mar-17 Magalhaes
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
3-Apr-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
7-Apr-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
10-Apr-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
14-Apr-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
14-Apr-17 Magalhaes
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
16-Apr-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
21-Apr-17 Gil Eanes Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
21-Apr-17 Magalhaes
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
24-Apr-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
28-Apr-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
1-May-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
5-May-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
8-May-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
12-May-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
15-May-17 Miguel Torgua
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
19-May-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
22-May-17 Miguel Torgua
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
26-May-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
26-May-17 Magalhaes
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
29-May-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
2-Jun-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
2-Jun-17 Magalhaes
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
5-Jun-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
8-Jun-17 Miguel Torgua
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
9-Jun-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
9-Jun-17 Magalhaes
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
12-Jun-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
16-Jun-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
19-Jun-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
23-Jun-17 Gil Eanes Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
26-Jun-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
30-Jun-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
1-Jul-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
3-Jul-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
7-Jul-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
10-Jul-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
13-Jul-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
14-Jul-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
17-Jul-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
20-Jul-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
21-Jul-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
24-Jul-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
27-Jul-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
28-Jul-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
31-Jul-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
3-Aug-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
4-Aug-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
7-Aug-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
10-Aug-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
11-Aug-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
14-Aug-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
17-Aug-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
18-Aug-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
21-Aug-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
25-Aug-17 Gil Eanes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
25-Aug-17 Magalhaes
$1,843
$2,060
$2,112
$2,289
$2,340
28-Aug-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,404
$1,618
$1,669
1-Sep-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
4-Sep-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
8-Sep-17 Miguel Torgua
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
8-Sep-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
11-Sep-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
15-Sep-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
18-Sep-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
22-Sep-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
25-Sep-17 Miguel Torgua
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
29-Sep-17 Gil Eanes
$2,147
$2,365
$2,415
$2,593
$2,644
29-Sep-17 Magalhaes
$1,751
$1,969
$2,019
2-Oct-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
6-Oct-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
9-Oct-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724
13-Oct-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
14-Oct-17 Miguel Torgua
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
20-Oct-17 Gil Eanes
$1,890
$2,106
$2,153
$2,336
$2,386
23-Oct-17 Infante don Henrique
$1,456
$1,673
$1,724

 

Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, FREE Wi-Fi and port taxes. DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDED - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening.

Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.

For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.