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

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

Fly Cruise
10 nights from £3570pp

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

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Save up to £500pp 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

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 - Regua

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 Regua there is the chance to 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. 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, for a guided tour. Enjoy a delicious tapas-style lunch of locally produced delicacies 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. Scenic Sundowner - enjoy a cocktail on deck whilst cruising along this picturesque stretch of river. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Pinhao

Explore the beautiful village of Provesende with the locals as they introduce you to their way of life on a an exclusive special experience. 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 spectacular private concert at the ornate Sao Francisco Church. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Porto

Visit the oldest Canning Factory in Porto or a local corking factory. Alternatively, head to the Vila Nova de Gaia for a tasting of the region's famous port. (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

Cruise Extensions

  • Lisbon Extension (2020) Extend your holiday with a 3-night pre or post-cruise hotel stay in Lisbon. From £650pp, please contact us for more details
  • Madrid Extension (2020) Extend your holiday with a 3-night pre or post-cruise hotel stay in Madrid. From £1040pp, please contact us for more details

Special Features

  • Scenic FreeChoice excursions
  • Scenic Enrich:
  • Enjoy a private concert at Sao Francisco Church
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3820
      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: £4195 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6040 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3820 Blue Water Price: £3965 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4695 Blue Water Price: £4915 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5665 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £6115 Blue Water Price: £7115
    • Apr 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3820
      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: £4195 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6040 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3820 Blue Water Price: £3965 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4695 Blue Water Price: £4915 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5665 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £6115 Blue Water Price: £7115
  • May
    • May 7th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4020
      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: £4395 Brochure Price: £4540 Brochure Price: £4745 Brochure Price: £5270 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6240 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4165 Blue Water Price: £4370 Blue Water Price: £4895 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5865 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £6315 Blue Water Price: £7315
  • June
    • Jun 10th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4020
      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: £4395 Brochure Price: £4540 Brochure Price: £4745 Brochure Price: £5270 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6240 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4165 Blue Water Price: £4370 Blue Water Price: £4895 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5865 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £6315 Blue Water Price: £7315
    • Jun 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4020
      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: £4395 Brochure Price: £4540 Brochure Price: £4745 Brochure Price: £5270 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6240 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4165 Blue Water Price: £4370 Blue Water Price: £4895 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5865 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £6315 Blue Water Price: £7315
    • Jun 30th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4020
      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: £4395 Brochure Price: £4540 Brochure Price: £4745 Brochure Price: £5270 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6240 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £5690 Brochure Price: £6690 Brochure Price: £7690
      Blue Water Price: £4020 Blue Water Price: £4165 Blue Water Price: £4370 Blue Water Price: £4895 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5865 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £5315 Blue Water Price: £6315 Blue Water Price: £7315
  • July
    • Jul 10th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3920
      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: £4295 Brochure Price: £4440 Brochure Price: £4645 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6140 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £7590
      Blue Water Price: £3920 Blue Water Price: £4065 Blue Water Price: £4270 Blue Water Price: £4845 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5765 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £6215 Blue Water Price: £7215
    • Jul 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3920
      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: £4295 Brochure Price: £4440 Brochure Price: £4645 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6140 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £7590
      Blue Water Price: £3920 Blue Water Price: £4065 Blue Water Price: £4270 Blue Water Price: £4845 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5765 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £6215 Blue Water Price: £7215
    • Jul 30th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3920
      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: £4295 Brochure Price: £4440 Brochure Price: £4645 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6140 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £5590 Brochure Price: £6590 Brochure Price: £7590
      Blue Water Price: £3920 Blue Water Price: £4065 Blue Water Price: £4270 Blue Water Price: £4845 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5765 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £5215 Blue Water Price: £6215 Blue Water Price: £7215
  • August
    • Aug 9th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3970
      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: £4345 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £6640 Brochure Price: £7640
      Blue Water Price: £3970 Blue Water Price: £4115 Blue Water Price: £4845 Blue Water Price: £4845 Blue Water Price: £5065 Blue Water Price: £5165 Blue Water Price: £5815 Blue Water Price: £5265 Blue Water Price: £5265 Blue Water Price: £6265 Blue Water Price: £7265
    • Aug 19th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3970
      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: £4345 Brochure Price: £4490 Brochure Price: £4695 Brochure Price: £5220 Brochure Price: £5440 Brochure Price: £5540 Brochure Price: £6190 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £5640 Brochure Price: £6640 Brochure Price: £7640
      Blue Water Price: £3970 Blue Water Price: £4115 Blue Water Price: £4320 Blue Water Price: £4845 Blue Water Price: £5065 Blue Water Price: £5165 Blue Water Price: £5815 Blue Water Price: £5265 Blue Water Price: £5265 Blue Water Price: £6265 Blue Water Price: £7265
  • September
    • Sep 12th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £4270
      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: £4645 Brochure Price: £4790 Brochure Price: £4995 Brochure Price: £5520 Brochure Price: £5740 Brochure Price: £5840 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £5940 Brochure Price: £5940 Brochure Price: £6940 Brochure Price: £7940
      Blue Water Price: £4270 Blue Water Price: £4415 Blue Water Price: £4620 Blue Water Price: £5145 Blue Water Price: £5365 Blue Water Price: £5465 Blue Water Price: £6115 Blue Water Price: £5565 Blue Water Price: £5565 Blue Water Price: £6565 Blue Water Price: £7565
  • October
    • Oct 12th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3820
      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: £4195 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6040 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3820 Blue Water Price: £3965 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4695 Blue Water Price: £4915 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5665 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £6115 Blue Water Price: £7115
    • Oct 29th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3820
      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: £4195 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6040 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3820 Blue Water Price: £3965 Blue Water Price: £4170 Blue Water Price: £4695 Blue Water Price: £4915 Blue Water Price: £5015 Blue Water Price: £5665 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £5115 Blue Water Price: £6115 Blue Water Price: £7115
  • November
    • Nov 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: Scenic Azure From: £3570
      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: £4195 Brochure Price: £4340 Brochure Price: £4545 Brochure Price: £5070 Brochure Price: £5290 Brochure Price: £5390 Brochure Price: £6040 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £5490 Brochure Price: £6490 Brochure Price: £7490
      Blue Water Price: £3570 Blue Water Price: £3715 Blue Water Price: £3920 Blue Water Price: £4445 Blue Water Price: £4665 Blue Water Price: £4765 Blue Water Price: £5415 Blue Water Price: £4865 Blue Water Price: £4865 Blue Water Price: £5865 Blue Water Price: £6865

Price Information

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