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For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.Day 1: Fly to Porto
Make your own way to Porto and board the MS Douro Serenity for a 7-night cruise. (D)Day 2: Regua • Pinhão
Morning cruising on the Douro. Afternoon excursion to the Palace of Mateus and its gardens. Enjoy an optional excursion of a delicious dinner at a local quinta. (B, L, D)Day 3: Vega de Terrón • Castelo Rodrigo
Cruise to Vega de Terrón in Spain and visit the tiny hilltop village of Castelo Rodrigo. Evening folk show on board the ship. (B, L, D)Day 4: Salamanca • Barca d’Alva
Drive to Salamanca, a university town dating back to the pre-Roman era. View the Plaza Mayor, the grandest and largest square in Spain, and the University of Salamanca. Flamenco show in the evening. (B, L, D)Day 5: Lamego • Regua
Morning Portuguese cooking demonstration on board. Cruise to Pinhão and transfer to a quinta winery for stunning views over the Douro and wine tasting. Visit to the picturesque village of Lamego. (B, L, D)Day 6: Regua • Entre-os-Rios
Day at leisure, with time to explore Regua in the morning and Entre-os-Rios after lunch. (B, L, D)Day 7: Villa Nova de Gaia • Porto
Sail to Vila Nova de Gaia. On arrival, enjoy a city tour of Porto including all the main sights and a local port winery. (B, L, D)Day 8: Porto • Disembark
Disembark from the MS Douro Serenity. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information
Drive to Salamanca, a university town dating back to the pre-Roman era. View the Plaza Mayor, the grandest and largest square in Spain, and the University of Salamanca. Flamenco show in the evening. (B, L, D)Please note
This tour does not include return flights.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Aboard the <em>MS Douro Serenity</em> you will cruise beneath a sapphire sky down the river's tranquil waterways, while you relax beside the pool, enjoy a drink in the lounge or take an afternoon siesta in your air-conditioned suite or cabin. All cabin categories feature an en suite bathroom with a shower, air conditioning, hairdryer, safe and television. All rooms have windows, and rooms on the Upper and Main decks have floor-to-ceiling windows that slide down to create a French-style balcony allowing passengers to fully absorb the surroundings and the fresh air of the Douro river. Onboard entertainment includes Portuguese folk music, history lectures and evenings of wine, song and dance. A range of Portuguese, Mediterranean and international dishes are served in the main lounge, with a selection of wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany both lunch and dinner. Four-course dinners are served in the evenings, and buffet style breakfasts and lunches ...
Low season from £2,745 per person
High season from £2,745 per person
Flexible Prices & Itineraries
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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