Cruise Spirit of Chartwell – 4 nights

Cruise Spirit of Chartwell – 4 nights

Discover the Douro with all the luxury and comfort on a real barge.

The official boat of the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee celebrations arrived in the Douro River in September 2012. It is a barge with a capacity for 30 passengers, but where luxury is defined in every detail. On board the Spirit of Chartwell passengers can enjoy a personalized program, designed so that each passenger can feel and enjoy the best of the Douro, traditions, culture and gastronomy.

Departure dates:
Specific Dates
4 nights
per person


Day 1

  • 16:00 | Embarkation at Gaia Pier
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Dinner on board
  • Overnight on board at Ribeira pier

Day 2

  • Breakfast on board
  • 6:30 | Ship starts sailing for Régua
  • ‘Culinary delight’ presentation and tasting
  • Lunch on board
  • Arrival of the ship in Régua
  • Visit to Mateus Palace
  • 17:00 | Ship starts sailing to Pinhão
  • Ship arrives in Pinhão
  • Dinner at a local Quinta
  • Overnight on board at Pinhão pier

Day 3

  • Breakfast on board
  • 7:00 | Ship starts sailing to Barca D’Alva
  • Lunch on board
  • Presentation: ‘Douro – River and Region’
  • Arrival of the ship in Barca D’Alva
  • Visit to the village of Castelo Rodrigo with tasting of local products
  • Themed dinner on board ‘Portuguese Night’
  • Vintage Port wine bottle opening ceremony
  • Overnight on board at Barca D’Alva pier

Day 4

  • 6:30 | Ship starts sailing for Régua
  • Breakfast on board
  • Arrival of the ship in Régua
  • Lunch on board
  • Lamego city tour with tasting of local products
  • Dinner on board
  • Folklore music show on board
  • Overnight on board at Régua pier

Day 5

  • Breakfast on board
  • 06:00 | Ship starts sailing to Gaia
  • Lunch on board
  • Arrival of the ship at Gaia pier
  • 13:00 | Check-out and disembarkation


  • April: 15, 22
  • July: 8, 22, 29
  • August: 12, 26
  • October: 21


  • Departure: 16:00 – Monday
  • Arrival: 13:00 – Friday


Standard Twin Cabin Suite Single Supplement
All departures 900€ 1.080€ 225€


  • Booking fee of 50€ (per booking, not per person) are added to the prices shown

Land Tours:

  • Each boat has a professional tour escort who is available to help passengers choose and participate in shore excursions. Land tours may be adjusted according to road conditions, traffic, holidays and weather conditions. When meals are included in a tour, the price includes wine and water. Presentations about the tours will be given each evening on board.

Price includes:

  • Cruise and all meals on board
  • Drinks during meals
  • On-board activities
  • Meals off the ship
  • Tours and guided tours marked in the program

Price does not include:

  • Private tours
  • Selected wines
  • Drinks from the bar
  • Store products
  • Everything that is not referred to in the “included” point
  • Transfers In and Out

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