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+44 1756 706500

A Week on the Douro

This luxury, all-inclusive cruise along the Douro from Porto includes visits to UNESCO-listed Salamanca, the walled village of Castelo Rodrigo, and picturesque Guimaraes. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2969pp

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

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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. From Porto, enjoy a city tour taking in the key sights, before heading to Regua for a visit to the Douro Museum to learn about Port wine. During your time in pretty Pinhao, join the guided tour of Quinta do Seixo with a tasting, or opt for a hike through stunning vineyards to a local quinta.

Enjoy a full day in UNESCO-listed Salamanca, during which you'll walk through the Plaza Mayor and embrace the local flavours in the food hall. Travel through the breathtaking countryside to the walled village of Castelo Rodrigo or head to the incredible Archaeological Park of the Coa Valley, a UNESCO World-Heritage site. Guimaraes with its well-preserved city centre is the final port of call on this superb cruise. Enjoy a city tour which showcases the main highlights.

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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.

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 city tour or a 'Do as the Locals Do' walking tour. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Regua - Pinhao

Enjoy a visit to the Douro Museum to learn about Port wine and enjoy a tasting. There is also an excursion to a local quinta for lunch. (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. (B,L,D)

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

Join a full day excursion to Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk through the Plaza Mayor lined with baroque buildings and visit the food hall during your time here. (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 well-preserved Old Town and to all the city's main highlights. Alternative excursion: join the Ribeira walking tour. Captain's Farewell Dinner onboard this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Porto - UK

Disembark your ship 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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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 27th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5399
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £5499 Blue Water Price from: £6899 Blue Water Price from: £7599 Blue Water Price from: £8799
  • October
    • Oct 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5599
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £5699 Blue Water Price from: £7099 Blue Water Price from: £7799 Blue Water Price from: £8999
    • Oct 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4999
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £7199 Blue Water Price from: £8399
    • Oct 18th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5299
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5299 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £7499 Blue Water Price from: £8699
  • November
    • Nov 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4599
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £6099 Blue Water Price from: £6799 Blue Water Price from: £7999
    • Nov 15th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4299
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £5799 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £7699
    • Nov 22nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4099
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4199 Blue Water Price from: £5599 Blue Water Price from: £6299 Blue Water Price from: £7499

2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3689
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
    • Apr 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4399
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £7899
    • Apr 18th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £2879
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2879 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £5224 Blue Water Price from: £6364
    • Apr 25th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7124 Blue Water Price from: £8264
  • May
    • May 2nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7124 Blue Water Price from: £8264
    • May 9th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4999
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £7299 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • May 16th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7124 Blue Water Price from: £8264
    • May 23rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7124 Blue Water Price from: £8264
  • June
    • Jun 6th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7124 Blue Water Price from: £8264
    • Jun 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7124 Blue Water Price from: £8264
    • Jun 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4409
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5759 Blue Water Price from: £6839 Blue Water Price from: £7979
    • Jun 27th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4409
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5759 Blue Water Price from: £6839 Blue Water Price from: £7979
  • July
    • Jul 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3959
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £5309 Blue Water Price from: £6364 Blue Water Price from: £7504
    • Jul 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £2969
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £2969 Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5319 Blue Water Price from: £6459
    • Jul 18th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6174 Blue Water Price from: £7314
    • Jul 25th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6174 Blue Water Price from: £7314
  • August
    • Aug 1st - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4399
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4399 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £7899
    • Aug 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6174 Blue Water Price from: £7314
    • Aug 22nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4229
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5579 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
    • Aug 29th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4899
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5099 Blue Water Price from: £6399 Blue Water Price from: £7199 Blue Water Price from: £8399
  • September
    • Sep 5th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4999
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £7299 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Sep 12th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5199
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £7499 Blue Water Price from: £8699
    • Sep 19th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5199
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £7499 Blue Water Price from: £8699
    • Sep 26th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5199
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £7499 Blue Water Price from: £8699
  • October
    • Oct 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5199
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6699 Blue Water Price from: £7499 Blue Water Price from: £8699
    • Oct 10th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4999
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £7299 Blue Water Price from: £8499
    • Oct 17th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4999
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4999 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £7299 Blue Water Price from: £8499
  • November
    • Nov 7th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4699
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6199 Blue Water Price from: £6999 Blue Water Price from: £8199

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season.
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