Cruise Douro Valley and Salamanca – 7 nights

Cruise Douro Valley and Salamanca – 7 nights

8 days / 7 nights cruise through the Douro Valley and visit to Salamanca.

Portugal and Spain show their attractions on a unique Douro Cruise, departing from Porto, a charming city where the old blends perfectly with the new. It is a cosmopolitan and intimate city at the same time. We will visit the charming city of Lamego, with its green hills that form a unique landscape and Guimarães with its exciting history reflected in its numerous monuments and buildings.

Departure dates:
Specific dates
Duration:
7 nights
from
1.200€
per person

PROGRAM

Day 1

  • Porto
  • 17:00 – Boarding and accommodation in cabins
  • Presentation of the crew and welcome cocktail
  • Dinner on board
  • In the evening, optional bus tour to see the “Illuminated Porto”

Day 2

  • Porto / Régua
  • Optional “classic” tour: Guided tour of the city of Porto
  • Optional “active” tour (reservation must be made when booking the cruise, it cannot be purchased on board): guided tour of the city by tram to the estuary and to the Tram Museum
  • Return to ship
  • Afternoon navigation
  • Night of dancing on board or free time in Régua

Day 3

  • Régua / Vega de Terrón
  • Optional tour to Vila Real (Palácio de Mateus Gardens);
  • Afternoon navigation
  • Arrival at Vega de Terrón
  • Flamenco night on board

Day 4

  • Barca d’Alva – Optional tour to Salamanca
  • Day dedicated to the optional tour to Salamanca, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Optional “classic” tour: guided tour of Salamanca (visit to its cathedral and university dating back to 1218)
  • Optional “active” tour (reservation required at the time of booking the cruise, it is not possible to purchase on board): guided tour of Salamanca by bike, discovering its old town, the cathedral and its University
  • Return to Barca d’Alva
  • Animated evening on board

Day 5

  • Barca d’Alva / Ferradosa / Pinhão
  • Morning navigation
  • Optional tour “Port wines” on the Wine Route and a stop at a wine producing Quinta
  • Gala Dinner and Evening

Day 6

  • Pinhão / Porto
  • Optional guided tour to Lamego (visit to the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios and the Cathedral)
  • Afternoon navigation
  • Arrival in Porto late afternoon
  • Fado Night

Day 7

  • Porto
  • Free morning in Porto
  • Optional “classic” tour: visit to Guimarães (travel by bus)
  • Optional “active” tour (reservation required when booking the cruise, it is not possible to purchase on board): walking tour from the mouth of the river to Vila Nova de Gaia, with wine tasting.
  • Folklore night on board

Day 8

  • Porto
  • Breakfast on board
  • Disembarkation at 9:00
  • End of our services

DEPARTURE DATES

  • Various dates, from 4 April to 17 October

TIMETABLE

  • Check-in: 17:00
  • Check-out: 09:00

MEETING POINT

PRICES PER PERSON DATES Main Bridge Middle Bridge Upper Bridge
Departures April 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 22, 25 e 26 from 1.235€ to 1.615€ from 1.405€ to 1.864€ from 1.485€ to 1.988€
Departures May 2, 3 e 23 1.845€ from 1.660€ to 2.044€ from 1.750€ to 2.128€
Departures June 6, 13, 20 e 27 1.490€ 1.660€ 1.750€
Departures July 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 16, 18, 23, 25, 27 e 30 from 1.200€ to 1.570€ from 1.370€ to 1.769€ from 1.440€ to 1.834€
Departures August 3, 8, 10, 11 e 18 from 1.200€ to 1.605€ from 1.370€ to 1.804€ from 1.440€ to 1.834€
Departures September 5, 12, 19 e 26 from 1.490€ to 1.629€ 1.660€ 1.750€
Departures October 3, 14 e 17 from 1.235€ to 1.540€ from 1.405€ to 2.044€ 2.128€
Tours Package upon request
Single Supplement upon request

Observations:

  • All prices shown are per person in double cabin
  • Travel insurance costs €60 per person (not included in the prices shown)
  • Booking fees are 30€ per booking and not per person (not included in the figures shown)

Price includes:

  • 7-night cruise in double external accommodation with window
  • Full board with drink at mealtimes
  • Animation
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Port charges

Price does not include:

  • Optional Tours
  • Personal extras
  • Services not mentioned

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