Discover the historical importance of Portugal while cruising the Douro river. This 7-night cruise aboard the MS Amivida travels through the heart of the Douro valley including visits to renowned wine and port producers. One of the many highlights of the cruise is a visit across the Spanish border to Salamanca.
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Fly to Porto and transfer to the MS Amivida for a 7-night cruise. (D)
Drive to Lamego for a guided tour of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies. In the afternoon, cruise
to Regua for a wine tasting. (B, L, D)
Morning cruise to Barca d’Alva to visit the picturesque fortified village of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo. (B, L, D)
Drive to Salamanca, a university town dating back to the pre-Roman era. View the Plaza Mayor, the largest and grandest square in Spain, and the University of Salamanca. Flamenco show in the evening. (B, L, D)
Visit Quinta da Roêda, one of the Douro valley’s finest vineyards, for a tour and wine tasting. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the baroque Palacio de Mateus. Built in 1745, the palace offers a wonderful insight into the lives of the Portuguese aristocracy. (B, L, D)
Morning city tour of Portugal’s second city. View the magnificent baroque churches and the Ponte Maria Pia, built by Gustave Eiffel. (B, L, D)
Fly home Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3411 2135 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
The Douro River cruise departs on the following dates:
17 & 24 April 2018
12 & 19 June 2018
10 & 17 July 2018
7 & 14 August 2018
4 & 11 September 2018
2, 9 & 30 Oct 2018
6 & 13 November 2018
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
DOC2018: 7 Nights