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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 £2609pp

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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Save up to 10% on 2020 departures! Save 10% on Classic, Deluxe and French Balcony cabins, and save 5% on Suites. Subject to availability. Book by 31 Oct 2019

Exclusive £50pp discount on 2019 departures!

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. In 2019, there is also an excursion to the hilltop winery, Quinta da Avessada, which includes dinner. In 2020, the second excursion is a visit 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 surprise discovery 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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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • 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

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 12th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3419
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £5299 Brochure Price from: £5999 Brochure Price from: £7199
      Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £4769 Blue Water Price from: £5699 Blue Water Price from: £6839
    • Apr 19th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3869
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4399 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6499 Brochure Price from: £7699
      Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £5219 Blue Water Price from: £6174 Blue Water Price from: £7314
    • Apr 26th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3869
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4399 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6499 Brochure Price from: £7699
      Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £5219 Blue Water Price from: £6174 Blue Water Price from: £7314
  • May
    • May 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3869
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £4399 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6499 Brochure Price from: £7699
      Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £5219 Blue Water Price from: £6174 Blue Water Price from: £7314
    • May 17th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4319
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5669 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
    • May 24th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4319
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5669 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
    • May 31st - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4319
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5669 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
  • June
    • Jun 7th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4049
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4499 Brochure Price from: £4599 Brochure Price from: £5999 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £4049 Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6364 Blue Water Price from: £7504
    • Jun 14th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4049
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4499 Brochure Price from: £4599 Brochure Price from: £5999 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £7899
      Blue Water Price from: £4049 Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £5399 Blue Water Price from: £6364 Blue Water Price from: £7504
    • Jun 21st - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3689
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7499
      Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £5984 Blue Water Price from: £7124
    • Jun 28th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3689
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7499
      Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £5984 Blue Water Price from: £7124
  • July
    • Jul 5th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Jul 12th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Jul 19th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Jul 26th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
  • August
    • Aug 2nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Aug 9th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £2609
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2899 Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £4399 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £6299
      Blue Water Price from: £2609 Blue Water Price from: £2699 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £4844 Blue Water Price from: £5984
    • Aug 16th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £2609
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2899 Brochure Price from: £2999 Brochure Price from: £4399 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £6299
      Blue Water Price from: £2609 Blue Water Price from: £2699 Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £4844 Blue Water Price from: £5984
    • Aug 23rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Aug 30th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3599
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £5499 Brochure Price from: £6199 Brochure Price from: £7399
      Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £4949 Blue Water Price from: £5889 Blue Water Price from: £7029
  • September
    • Sep 6th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3689
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7499
      Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £5984 Blue Water Price from: £7124
    • Sep 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4319
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5669 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
    • Sep 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4319
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5669 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
    • Sep 27th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4319
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £8199
      Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £5669 Blue Water Price from: £6649 Blue Water Price from: £7789
  • October
    • Oct 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3689
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4099 Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £6299 Brochure Price from: £7499
      Blue Water Price from: £3689 Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £5984 Blue Water Price from: £7124
    • Oct 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4229
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6199 Brochure Price from: £6899 Brochure Price from: £8099
      Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5579 Blue Water Price from: £6554 Blue Water Price from: £7694
    • Oct 18th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4229
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £6199 Brochure Price from: £6899 Brochure Price from: £8099
      Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £4319 Blue Water Price from: £5579 Blue Water Price from: £6554 Blue Water Price from: £7694
  • November
    • Nov 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3239
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £6999
      Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £5509 Blue Water Price from: £6649
    • Nov 15th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £2789
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3099 Brochure Price from: £3199 Brochure Price from: £4599 Brochure Price from: £5299 Brochure Price from: £6499
      Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £2879 Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £5034 Blue Water Price from: £6174
    • Nov 22nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £2789
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3099 Brochure Price from: £3199 Brochure Price from: £4599 Brochure Price from: £5299 Brochure Price from: £6499
      Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £2879 Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £5034 Blue Water Price from: £6174

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season.
Map for A Week on the Douro