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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Flavours of Portugal and Spain

Taste famous port wine from vineyards lining the Douro River and visit the highlights of the region including the spectacular city of Porto and Lamego. Includes guided excursions and daily entertainment.

Cruise Only
7 nights from £2639pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Douro Valley vineyards
  • Pinhao

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Exclusive savings of up to £250pp PLUS Free Flights and Overseas Transfers! Applies to selected 2021 departures. Book by 30 Sept 2020. Prices include all discounts including £50pp Blue Water discount

Travel with Peace of Mind In light of recent global events, AmaWaterways have introduced a Travel Waiver Plus to give you more flexibility, available to purchase with new bookings - please get in touch for more details

Flavours of Portugal and Spain Special Offer

Sailing from beautiful Porto otherwise known as the ‘City of Bridges’, this cruise travels along the glorious River Douro which boasts a captivating landscape of high hills, vineyards and enchanting quintas. First, explore the vibrant city of Porto with its fascinating historic quarter and experience a Port wine tasting with stunning views at a local winery.

Savour a delicious dinner at the centuries-old Alpendurada Monastery in Entre-Os-Rios before cruising to Regua to explore the majestic Palacio de Mateus with its intriguing interior and unmissable gardens. Journey to Lamego and witness the incredible Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies shrine; one of the most important pilgrimage sites in all of Portugal.

Enjoy an authentic and traditional dining experience and explore the history and culture of wine at the Quinta da Avessada in Pinhao. Taste delicious wines at the charming Quinta do Seixo before heading to Vega de Terron. Venture to Castelo Rodrigo known as the “White Village” because of its abundance of almond trees and enjoy a walking tour through the medieval streets. This spectacular 7-night cruise comes to an end in Vega de Terron.

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Flavours of Portugal and Spain Itinerary

Day 1 - Porto (Portugal)

Embark your luxurious ship in Porto. Tonight, get to know your fellow passengers.

Day 2 - Porto

Today you will explore the capital city of Northern Portugal. Starting with a guided tour of the historical quarter which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can visit numerous landmarks including Porto Cathedral and the Sao Bento Railway station. You will then experience a real taste of Portugal as you enjoy an afternoon of Port wine-tasting at a local winery. For a more active adventure, join a hike in Porto and explore the old harbour quarter before heading to a local winery for a Port wine tasting.

Day 3 - Porto – Entre-os-Rios

Spend the morning at leisure, perhaps further explore Porto the colourful 'City of Bridges'. Next, cruise to Entre-os-Rios and head to the centuries-old Alpendurada Monastery. At the monastery, enjoy a pre-dinner glass of Port whilst admiring the remarkable views of the river before tucking in to a delicious home-cooked meal.

Day 4 - Regua

Cruise to Regua and take a trip to the Tras-os-Montes region which is located near the city of Vila Real. Here you can explore the Palacio de Mateus with its intriguing interior and unmissable gardens.

Day 5 - Regua – Pinhao

Venture to the charming city of Lamego where you can visit the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios shrine (Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies) which happens to be a key pilgrimage site in Portugal. A magnificently decorated staircase of 700 steps is a highlight within the shrine and is a great hike for those wanting to get active. You will then have the opportunity to sample local speciality foods including Bôlas de Lamego and Portuguese sparkling wine before heading to the formal Episcopal Palace Museum. Set sail for Pinhao and spend the evening at leisure.

Day 6 - Pinhao

Enjoy an exclusive lunch at Quinta de Avessada which includes an authentic and traditional dining experience and live entertainment. Quinta de Avessada is also a fascinating interactive museum where you will have the opportunity to explore the history and culture of wine in the Alto Douro region and witness the various stages of wine production. This evening, enjoy a wine tasting at the charming Quinta do Seixo.

Day 7 - Vega de Terron (Spain)

Venture to Castelo Rorigo and join a walking tour through the medieval streets of Castelo Rodrigo which is known as the ‘White Village’ due to its abundance of almond trees. Here, you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding areas. If you are an active adventurer, you can choose to hike through this charming town. Complete the tour with a tasting of local foods and wines including almonds, cheese, bread and wine.

Day 8 - Vega Terron

Disembark the ship in Vega Terrón

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

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruising in an outside cabin
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Choice of open seating dining venues including main restaurant, casual lounge and alfresco on selected evenings
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Welcome Reception, Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • In-cabin entertainment system with flat screen TV, keyboard, free internet access, film and music library
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Lisbon Extension Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Lisbon. Please contact us for details
  • Madrid Extension Extend your cruise with a 3-night post-cruise stay in Madrid. Please contact us for details

Special Features

  • Special wine-themed cruise:
  • 2020: Mar 21; Apr 07; Nov 3
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 1st - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3052
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      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5570
    • Sep 8th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3052
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      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5570
    • Sep 22nd - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3052
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      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5570
    • Sep 29th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3052
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      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5570
  • October
    • Oct 6th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3052
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      Blue Water Price from: £3052 Blue Water Price from: £3273 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4162 Blue Water Price from: £4385 Blue Water Price from: £5570
    • Oct 13th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2978
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      Blue Water Price from: £2978 Blue Water Price from: £3199 Blue Water Price from: £3718 Blue Water Price from: £4088 Blue Water Price from: £4311 Blue Water Price from: £5496
    • Oct 20th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2904
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      Blue Water Price from: £2904 Blue Water Price from: £3125 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4237 Blue Water Price from: £5422
    • Oct 27th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2756
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      Blue Water Price from: £2756 Blue Water Price from: £2977 Blue Water Price from: £3496 Blue Water Price from: £3866 Blue Water Price from: £4089 Blue Water Price from: £5274
  • November
    • Nov 3rd - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2682
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      Blue Water Price from: £2682 Blue Water Price from: £2903 Blue Water Price from: £3422 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4015 Blue Water Price from: £5200

2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 30th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2639
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      Blue Water Price from: £2639 Blue Water Price from: £2869 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4100 Blue Water Price from: £5407
  • April
    • Apr 6th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2716
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      Blue Water Price from: £2716 Blue Water Price from: £2946 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £3946 Blue Water Price from: £4177 Blue Water Price from: £5484
    • Apr 13th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2793
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      Blue Water Price from: £2793 Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3561 Blue Water Price from: £4023 Blue Water Price from: £4254 Blue Water Price from: £5561
    • Apr 20th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2869
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      Blue Water Price from: £2869 Blue Water Price from: £3099 Blue Water Price from: £3637 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4330 Blue Water Price from: £5637
    • Apr 27th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £5791
  • May
    • May 4th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • May 18th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • May 25th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
  • June
    • Jun 1st - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Jun 15th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Jun 22nd - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
  • July
    • Jul 6th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Jul 13th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Jul 20th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Jul 27th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £2877
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      Blue Water Price from: £2877 Blue Water Price from: £3107 Blue Water Price from: £3645 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4338 Blue Water Price from: £5645
  • August
    • Aug 3rd - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Aug 10th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Aug 24th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £4022 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £6022
  • September
    • Sep 7th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3331
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      Blue Water Price from: £3331 Blue Water Price from: £3561 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £6099
    • Sep 21st - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3331
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      Blue Water Price from: £3331 Blue Water Price from: £3561 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £6099
    • Sep 28th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3331
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      Blue Water Price from: £3331 Blue Water Price from: £3561 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £6099
  • October
    • Oct 5th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3331
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      Blue Water Price from: £3331 Blue Water Price from: £3561 Blue Water Price from: £4099 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £6099
    • Oct 12th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £4022 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £6022
    • Oct 19th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Oct 26th - Vega Terron to Porto - Sailing on: AmaVida From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £5791
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