Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Delightful Douro

Journey along Portugal's beautiful River Douro and discover charming Portuguese villages and the Douro Valley's famous wine growing regions on this all-inclusive cruise from Porto with visits to elegant Lamego and the Spanish city of Salamanca

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2720pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Oporto Cathedral
  • Oporto Dom Luis Bridge
  • Salamanca Cathedral
  • Vineyards in Douro Valley
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption, Lamego
  • Regua

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Save £250pp PLUS free private door-to-door transfers, free airport lounge and fast track security pass! Book by 30 Nov 2019. Subject to availability. Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius. £125pp Early Payment Discount when paying in full by 31 Dec 2019. Prices shown include this discount

Delightful Douro Special Offer

Join the luxury Scenic Azure in Porto and journey along the picturesque River Douro to Regua, home to the fascinating Douro Museum. Discover the culture and history of the Douro Valley before cruising on to Vega de Terron to explore the elegant town of Lamego which showcases amazing Baroque architecture.

Visit the 18th-century Mateus Palace and cruise through the Vinhateiro wine growing region, a World Heritage Site famous for its production of Port Wine. In Spain's sun-drenched city of Salamanca, admire the ornate sandstone architecture and watch a fantastic Flamenco Show whilst enjoying a tapas-style lunch.

In Pocinho, head to the remote Coa Valley and visit the Coa Valley Museum or get active during a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Learn about the locals' way of life on an exclusive guided tour of Provesende and enjoy a spectacular private concert at the Sao Francisco Church before cruising back to Porto.

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Delightful Douro Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Porto (Portugal)

Choose from a selection of regional airports. On arrival in Porto, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious ship, the brand new Scenic Azure. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Reception on board. (D)

Day 2 - Porto - Regua

Enjoy the onboard activities such as traditional tile painting as you cruise along the Douro towards Regua. Take the opportunity to visit the Douro Museum where you can learn about the culture and history of this wine-growing region of the Douro Valley. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Regua - Vega de Terron

This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Lamego with its impressive Baroque architecture or visit the 18th-century Mateus Palace. Spend the afternoon cruising the Douro Valley's Vinhateiro wine growing region. It is classified as a World Heritage Site and its port wine has been world famous since the 18th-century. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Salamanca (Spain)

This morning there is a scenic drive through Spanish farmlands to the World Heritage city of Salamanca, renowned for its ornate sandstone architecture. Enjoy a delicious tapas-style lunch of locally produced delicacies accompanied by a Flamenco show. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Pocinho (Portugal) - Pinhao

Cruise to Pocinho, our gateway to the remote Coa Valley. You can choose from three Scenic FreeChoice excursions today. Visit the award winning Coa Valley Museum, enjoy a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River or perhaps join a tastes of the Coa Valley excursion. Then enjoy a cocktail on the sundeck as you as you sail this picturesque stretch of the river towards Pinhão. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Pinhao - Porto

Explore the beautiful village of Provesende with the locals as they introduce you to their way of life - an exclusive experience for Scenic guests. Then admire the Gothic and Baroque architecture of Sao Francisco Church before enjoy a spectacular private concert. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Porto

Discover the historic treasures of Porto and visit the impressive Palacio da Bolsa before touring Guimarães and Ducal Palace. Alternatively, enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta Aveleda. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Porto - UK

After breakfast, disembark Scenic Azure and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Due to navigational reasons, the Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night all inclusive cruise
  • Flights from up to 15 regional airports to Lyon and return from Marseille, or Eurostar from St Pancras
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included)
  • Personal butler service with all cabins
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Included shore excursions (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • On board entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 23rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £2720
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    • Apr 30th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £2720
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  • June
    • Jun 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3170
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  • October
    • Oct 22nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £2720
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