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+44 1756 706500
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Unforgettable Douro

Discover sleepy Portuguese villages and the Douro Valley's famous wine growing regions on this superb voyage from Porto along the sun-drenched River Douro on Scenic Azure. Includes shore excursions, return flights from the UK, butler service and all gratuities

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10 nights from £3645pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Porto
  • Porto
  • Scenic FreeChoice tour to Guimaraes
  • Scenic Sundowner in Regua
  • Scenic FreeChoice tour of Mateus Palace
  • Vineyard on the Douro
  • World Heritage city of Salamanca
  • Vineyard in Pinhao
  • Pinhao Railway Station
  • Pinhao scenery

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Save up to £250pp on 2019 departures! Book by 28 Sep 2018. Enjoy a further £125pp discount if the balance is paid in full by 31 Oct 2018 (prices shown do not include further £125pp discount).

Unforgettable Douro Special Offer

Pass ancient villages, visit beautiful vineyards and sample local delicacies as you journey along the sun-drenched River Douro.

Join brand new, luxurious ship Scenic Azure in the World Heritage city of Porto and sail the picturesque Douro Valley. From Entre-os-Rios, visit Guimaraes, dominated by an impressive Medieval castle or sample some of the region's famous sparkling wine at Quinta Aveleda.

Discover the fertile lands of the Varosa Valley, a famous wine growing region and enjoy a tapas-style lunch in Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site full of architecture treasures.

Visit Coa Valley, a sacred site with prehistoric rock carvings and taste the famous port at a local quinta near Pinhao, before Scenic Azure heads back to Porto where this holiday comes to an end.

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Flavours of the 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 - Entre-os-Rios

The World Heritage city of Porto was an outpost of the Roman Empire and is one of the oldest European centres. Discover the treasures of this city on an included tour before spending a relaxing afternoon cruising along the Douro on the way to Entre-os-Rios. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Entre-os-Rios

Today, choose from two Scenic FreeChoice excursions. The first is a visit to Guimaraes which was the seat of the first King of Portugal. See the magnificent medieval castle on a guided tour. Alternatively, travel to Quinta Aveleda, a famous regional wine producer where you can enjoy a tasting. In 2019, you can explore the Douro Museum at your own pace. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Regua

Enjoy a guided tour of Lamego with its impressive Baroque architecture or visit the 18th-century Mateus Palace on a Scenic FreeChoice excursion. This afternoon, travel to the beautiful Varosa Valley and visit the beautiful village of Tarouca. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Vega de Terron

Spend a full day 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. The tradition of viticulture has resulted in a landscape of unique beauty matched by the warmth of locals. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - 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. In 2019, lunch is accompanied by a Flamenco show. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - 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. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Pinhao

Explore the beautiful village of Provesende with the locals as they introduce you to their way of life. You'll also visit the church for a special recital and enjoy a wine tasting at Morgadio da Calcada. There is also a Freechoice excursion to a local quinta estate for tasting of their famous export. There is also the option to walk through a vineyard for a tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Pinhao - Porto

Enjoy an exclusive Douro Valley Wine Review and onboard activities as you head to Porto. Take part in a Scenic Enrich experience this evening. Enjoy a private concert at Sao Francisco Church. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Porto

In 2018, meet the fishermen of Afurada as they return with the day's catch. Enjoy a chilled glass of wine as they prepare their catch for you. There are several Freechoice excursions available. Visit the oldest remaining Canning Factory in Porto, explore a local corking factory or visit Vila Nova de Gaia. In 2019, hear stories of the sea as you enjoy lunch in a local taberna accompanied by a glass of wine. Later, visit the oldest Canning Factory in Porto or a local corking factory. Alternatively, head to the Vila Nova de Gaia. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Porto - UK

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

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 10-night all inclusive cruise
  • Return flights from up to 9 regional UK airports
  • 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

Special Features

  • Scenic FreeChoice excursions:
  • Scenic Enrich:
  • Enjoy a private concert at Sao Francisco Church
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • September
    • Sep 29th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4045
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £4045 Blue Water Price: £4210 Blue Water Price: £4395 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5140 Blue Water Price: £5230 Blue Water Price: £5740 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £5840 Blue Water Price: £7340
  • October
    • Oct 9th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3745
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £3745 Blue Water Price: £3910 Blue Water Price: £4095 Blue Water Price: £4590 Blue Water Price: £4840 Blue Water Price: £4930 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £5540 Blue Water Price: £7040
    • Oct 19th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3710
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £3745 Blue Water Price: £3710 Blue Water Price: £3895 Blue Water Price: £4390 Blue Water Price: £4640 Blue Water Price: £4730 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £6840

2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3945
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4090 Blue Water Price: £4295 Blue Water Price: £4820 Blue Water Price: £5040 Blue Water Price: £5140 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £6240 Blue Water Price: £7240
  • May
    • May 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4145
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4495 Blue Water Price: £5020 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £6440 Blue Water Price: £7440
  • June
    • Jun 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4145
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4495 Blue Water Price: £5020 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £6440 Blue Water Price: £7440
    • Jun 21st - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4145
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4290 Blue Water Price: £4495 Blue Water Price: £5020 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £6440 Blue Water Price: £7440
  • July
    • Jul 1st - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3795
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £4045 Brochure Price: £4190 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £6340 Brochure Price: £7340
      Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4670 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £7090
    • Jul 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3795
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £4045 Brochure Price: £4190 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £6340 Brochure Price: £7340
      Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4670 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £7090
    • Jul 21st - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3795
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £4045 Brochure Price: £4190 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £6340 Brochure Price: £7340
      Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4670 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £7090
  • August
    • Aug 7th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3795
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £4045 Brochure Price: £4190 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £4920 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5890 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £6340 Brochure Price: £7340
      Blue Water Price: £3795 Blue Water Price: £3940 Blue Water Price: £4145 Blue Water Price: £4670 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5640 Blue Water Price: £5090 Blue Water Price: £5290 Blue Water Price: £6090 Blue Water Price: £7090
    • Aug 17th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4045
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £4045 Blue Water Price: £4190 Blue Water Price: £4395 Blue Water Price: £4920 Blue Water Price: £5140 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £5890 Blue Water Price: £5340 Blue Water Price: £5540 Blue Water Price: £6340 Blue Water Price: £7340
  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3645
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £4145 Brochure Price: £4290 Brochure Price: £4495 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5990 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £6440 Brochure Price: £7440
      Blue Water Price: £3645 Blue Water Price: £3790 Blue Water Price: £3995 Blue Water Price: £4520 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4840 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £4940 Blue Water Price: £5140 Blue Water Price: £5940 Blue Water Price: £6940
    • Sep 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3645
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £4145 Brochure Price: £4290 Brochure Price: £4495 Brochure Price: £5020 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5340 Brochure Price: £5990 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £6440 Brochure Price: £7440
      Blue Water Price: £3645 Blue Water Price: £3790 Blue Water Price: £3995 Blue Water Price: £4520 Blue Water Price: £4740 Blue Water Price: £4840 Blue Water Price: £5490 Blue Water Price: £4940 Blue Water Price: £5140 Blue Water Price: £5940 Blue Water Price: £6940
  • October
    • Oct 10th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3945
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4090 Blue Water Price: £4295 Blue Water Price: £4820 Blue Water Price: £5040 Blue Water Price: £5140 Blue Water Price: £5790 Blue Water Price: £5240 Blue Water Price: £5440 Blue Water Price: £6240 Blue Water Price: £7240
    • Oct 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3695
      Cat E Standard Suite Cat D Standard Suite Cat C1 Riverview Suite Cat C Balcony Suite Cat BB Balcony Suite Cat B Balcony Suite Cat BJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat PA Balcony Suite Cat P Balcony Suite Cat RJ Junior Balcony Suite Cat RP Royal One
      Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £4090 Brochure Price: £4295 Brochure Price: £4820 Brochure Price: £5040 Brochure Price: £5140 Brochure Price: £5790 Brochure Price: £5240 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £6240 Brochure Price: £7240
      Blue Water Price: £3695 Blue Water Price: £3840 Blue Water Price: £4045 Blue Water Price: £4570 Blue Water Price: £4790 Blue Water Price: £4890 Blue Water Price: £5540 Blue Water Price: £4990 Blue Water Price: £5190 Blue Water Price: £5990 Blue Water Price: £6990

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a cabin. Single supplements are available - please contact us
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