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+44 1756 706500

A Week on the Douro

Highlights of this voyage through Portugal include the spectacular Mateus Palace in Regua, the charming town of Pinhao and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Guimaraes. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2949pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Porto
  • Porto
  • Tiled Railway Station at Pinhao
  • Guimaraes
  • Regua
  • Salamanca Cathedral

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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A Week on the Douro Special Offer

The River Douro has created a valley of spectacular beauty with steep hills and stone terraces built to give the vines a sheltered hold on the step rocks.

This week-long all-inclusive cruise is the ideal way to explore the spectacular port wine country which is the first and oldest wine region in the world.

Highlights include the magnificent Mateus Palace in Regua, the charming town of Pinhao and the medieval city of Salamanca in Spain.

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A Week on the Douro Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Porto (Portugal)

Fly from the UK to Porto. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark your ship, the Queen Isabel.

Day 2 - Porto - Entre os Rios

Explore the centre of the Port wine industry, Porto, and choose from a choice of included excursions. Enjoy a panoramic tour or a walking tour. There are also two optional excursions available - an Amorim Cork Factory visit and scenic bike ride. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Regua - Pinhao

Enjoy a visit to the Douro Museum followed by a tasting of Moscatels ad lunch at a family-owned wine estate or take the optional helicopter flight over the Douro Valley. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Pinhao - Vega de Terron

Enjoy a guided tour of Quinta do Seixo with tasting or opt for the vineyard hike followed by a tasting at a local quinta. Back onboard, enjoy a Portuguese barbecue dinner on the top deck. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Vega de Terron - Salamanca - Barca d'Alva

Join a full day excursion to Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Barca d'Alva - Pocinho - Regua

Travel through the countryside to the walled village of Castelo Rodrigo which dates back to the 12th century for a guided tour or visit the Archaeological Park of the Coa Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, considered to be one of the world's most important Paleolithic open-air rock art site. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Guimaraes

Explore historic Guimaraes, recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its well-preserved city centre. Enjoy a city tour through the narrow streets of the medieval quarter and to all the city's main highlights. Alternative excursion: join the surprise discovery tour. There are also two optional excursions - scenic helicopter ride and biking around the natural marina and estuary. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Porto - UK

Disembark the Queen Isabel and transfer to Porto Airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water, plus many premium wines and spirits
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • Quietvox portable audio headset system
  • Captain's Dinner
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty
  • All port charges
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 2nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £7049
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6999
    • Jun 9th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £7049
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6999
    • Jun 16th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £4149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £5649 Brochure Price from: £7249
      Blue Water Price from: £4149 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £7199
  • July
    • Jul 7th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £4449
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4499 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £5949 Brochure Price from: £7549
      Blue Water Price from: £4449 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £7499
    • Jul 14th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £4449
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4499 Brochure Price from: £5149 Brochure Price from: £5949 Brochure Price from: £7549
      Blue Water Price from: £4449 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £7499
  • August
    • Aug 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3449
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3499 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6549
      Blue Water Price from: £3449 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6499
    • Aug 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3449
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3499 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6549
      Blue Water Price from: £3449 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6499
    • Aug 18th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3449
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3499 Brochure Price from: £4149 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6549
      Blue Water Price from: £3449 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6499
  • September
    • Sep 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £4149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £5649 Brochure Price from: £7249
      Blue Water Price from: £4149 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £7199
    • Sep 15th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £4149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £5649 Brochure Price from: £7249
      Blue Water Price from: £4149 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £7199
  • October
    • Oct 6th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £7049
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6999
    • Oct 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £7049
      Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6999
    • Oct 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3599
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3649 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £6699
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4249 Blue Water Price from: £5049 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Oct 27th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3199 Brochure Price from: £3849 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £6249
      Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £6199
  • November
    • Nov 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £2949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £3649 Brochure Price from: £4449 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £2949 Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5999
    • Nov 10th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £2949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £3649 Brochure Price from: £4449 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £2949 Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5999
    • Nov 17th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £2949
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £3649 Brochure Price from: £4449 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £2949 Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5999

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season.
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