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

Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro

See the beautiful terraced vineyards, medieval cities and World Heritage Sites on this voyage from Porto, beginning with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in historic Lisbon. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
10 nights from £3149pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Mateus Palace and Gardens
  • Salamanca
  • Boats on the River Douro

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!

Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro Special Offer

Enjoy a 3-night stay in the historic city of Lisbon, where you can visit the magnificent Belem Tower and the 16th-century ornate Jeronimos Church, before exploring Coimbra, birthplace of Kings.

Travel to Porto where you will join your ship, Queen Isabel, for a 7-night cruise along the picturesque Douro River. Discover the medieval city centre of Porto, visit the fascinating Douro Museum and taste wine at the Quinta de Avessada wine estate.

Visit the historic university and spectacular Plaza Mayor in the medieval city of Salamanca, marvel at the 12th-century parish church in Castelo Rodrigo and discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of Guimaraes, before cruising to Porto.

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Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro River Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Lisbon (Portugal)

Fly from the UK to Lisbon. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the hotel for your three-night stay.

Day 2 - Lisbon

Explore Lisbon with a guided tour taking in Belem Tower, the Manueline Jeronimos Monastery and sample a traditional delicacy at the famous pastry shop. (B)

Day 3 - Lisbon

Enjoy time at leisure in this cosmopolitan city, known as the 'City of Seven Hills'. Perhaps ride the famous iron elevator up to the bohemian Bairro Alto district to visit San Roque's magnificent baroque interior. (B)

Day 4 - Lisbon - Coimbra - Porto

En route to your ship, Queen Isabel (2019) or Sao Gabriel (2020), you will learn about Portugal's third largest city on a tour of Coimbra which includes a visit to the beautiful baroque library. Coimbra is known as the birthplace to six of Portugal's kings and is home to one of the oldest universities in Europe. Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch before travelling to Porto to embark your ship. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - 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, a walking tour with local food tastings and a vintage tram ride (2019 only) or a 'Do as the Locals Do' waking tour (2020 only). (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Regua - Pinhao

Learn about the region's winemaking history at the Douro Museum then travel to the hilltop winery Quinta da Avessada. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Pinhao - Vega de Terron

Choose from two quintas to visit today. The first is Quinta do Seixo, a prestigious Port wine estate where you can sample some exceptional ports. Alternatively hike to a family-owned quinta for a tour and wine tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Vega de Terron - Salamanca - Barca d'Alva

Join a full day excursion to Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with countless beautiful baroque buildings to explore. (B, L, D)

Day 9 - Barca d'Alva - Pocinho - Regua

Travel through the countryside to the walled village of Castelo Rodrigo which dates back to the 12th century. Sample local delicacies including honey, olive oil and cheeses. Alternatively 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 10 - 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: Explore Porto's Ribeira district on foot. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - 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 all-inclusive cruise
  • 3 nights in a Lisbon hotel on bed & breakfast basis
  • 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)
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all shore excursions
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • 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 17th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £4699
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4799 Brochure Price from: £5449 Brochure Price from: £6249 Brochure Price from: £7849
      Blue Water Price from: £4699 Blue Water Price from: £5349 Blue Water Price from: £6149 Blue Water Price from: £7749
    • Oct 24th - Lisbon to Porto - 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 31st - Lisbon to Porto - 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
  • November
    • Nov 7th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3349
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £4049 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £6449
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3999 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £6399
    • Nov 14th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Queen Isabel From: £3349
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £4049 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £6449
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3999 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £6399

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 9th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3959
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4399 Brochure Price from: £4499 Brochure Price from: £5899 Brochure Price from: £6599 Brochure Price from: £7799
      Blue Water Price from: £3959 Blue Water Price from: £4049 Blue Water Price from: £5309 Blue Water Price from: £6269 Blue Water Price from: £7409
    • Apr 16th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4409
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £4999 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7099 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5759 Blue Water Price from: £6744 Blue Water Price from: £7884
    • Apr 23rd - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4409
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £4999 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7099 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5759 Blue Water Price from: £6744 Blue Water Price from: £7884
    • Apr 30th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4409
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £4999 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7099 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5759 Blue Water Price from: £6744 Blue Water Price from: £7884
  • May
    • May 14th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4859
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £5499 Brochure Price from: £6899 Brochure Price from: £7599 Brochure Price from: £8799
      Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £4949 Blue Water Price from: £6209 Blue Water Price from: £7219 Blue Water Price from: £8359
    • May 21st - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4859
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £5499 Brochure Price from: £6899 Brochure Price from: £7599 Brochure Price from: £8799
      Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £4949 Blue Water Price from: £6209 Blue Water Price from: £7219 Blue Water Price from: £8359
    • May 28th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4859
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £5499 Brochure Price from: £6899 Brochure Price from: £7599 Brochure Price from: £8799
      Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £4949 Blue Water Price from: £6209 Blue Water Price from: £7219 Blue Water Price from: £8359
  • June
    • Jun 4th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4589
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5099 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £6599 Brochure Price from: £7299 Brochure Price from: £8499
      Blue Water Price from: £4589 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £5939 Blue Water Price from: £6934 Blue Water Price from: £8074
    • Jun 11th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4679
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £5299 Brochure Price from: £6699 Brochure Price from: £7399 Brochure Price from: £8599
      Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £4769 Blue Water Price from: £6029 Blue Water Price from: £7029 Blue Water Price from: £8169
    • Jun 18th - Lisbon to Porto - 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
    • Jun 25th - Lisbon to Porto - 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
  • July
    • Jul 2nd - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7599
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
    • Jul 9th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7599
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
    • Jul 16th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7599
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
    • Jul 23rd - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7599
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
    • Jul 30th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7599
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
  • August
    • Aug 6th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3149
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3499 Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4999 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6899
      Blue Water Price from: £3149 Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5415 Blue Water Price from: £6555
    • Aug 13th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3509
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5399 Brochure Price from: £6099 Brochure Price from: £7299
      Blue Water Price from: £3509 Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £4859 Blue Water Price from: £5794 Blue Water Price from: £6934
    • Aug 20th - Lisbon to Porto - 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
    • Aug 27th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4139
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4599 Brochure Price from: £4699 Brochure Price from: £6099 Brochure Price from: £6799 Brochure Price from: £7999
      Blue Water Price from: £4139 Blue Water Price from: £4229 Blue Water Price from: £5489 Blue Water Price from: £6459 Blue Water Price from: £7599
  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Lisbon to Porto - 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 10th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5129
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £5799 Brochure Price from: £7199 Brochure Price from: £7899 Brochure Price from: £9099
      Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £5219 Blue Water Price from: £6479 Blue Water Price from: £7504 Blue Water Price from: £8644
    • Sep 17th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5039
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £7099 Brochure Price from: £7799 Brochure Price from: £8999
      Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6389 Blue Water Price from: £7409 Blue Water Price from: £8549
    • Sep 24th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £5039
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £7099 Brochure Price from: £7799 Brochure Price from: £8999
      Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6389 Blue Water Price from: £7409 Blue Water Price from: £8549
  • October
    • Oct 1st - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4409
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4899 Brochure Price from: £4999 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7099 Brochure Price from: £8299
      Blue Water Price from: £4409 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £5759 Blue Water Price from: £6744 Blue Water Price from: £7884
    • Oct 8th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4949
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5499 Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £7699 Brochure Price from: £8899
      Blue Water Price from: £4949 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £6299 Blue Water Price from: £7314 Blue Water Price from: £8454
    • Oct 15th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £4949
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5499 Brochure Price from: £5599 Brochure Price from: £6999 Brochure Price from: £7699 Brochure Price from: £8899
      Blue Water Price from: £4949 Blue Water Price from: £5039 Blue Water Price from: £6299 Blue Water Price from: £7314 Blue Water Price from: £8454
    • Oct 29th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3779
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4299 Brochure Price from: £5699 Brochure Price from: £6399 Brochure Price from: £7599
      Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £5129 Blue Water Price from: £6079 Blue Water Price from: £7219
  • November
    • Nov 5th - Lisbon to Porto - 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
    • Nov 12th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3329
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £5899 Brochure Price from: £7099
      Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £5605 Blue Water Price from: £6745
    • Nov 19th - Lisbon to Porto - Sailing on: Sao Gabriel From: £3329
      Classic Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3699 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £5199 Brochure Price from: £5899 Brochure Price from: £7099
      Blue Water Price from: £3329 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £4679 Blue Water Price from: £5605 Blue Water Price from: £6745

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season.
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