You will spend three nights in Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, before beginning your journey down the Douro River, with its dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and tranquil fishing villages. Beginning in Porto you continue on to the ancient and picturesque city of Lamego. Enter Spain to visit Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the beautiful inland countryside and the palace and gardens of Mateus. Explore the 14th-century Alpendurada Monastery before concluding your cruise in Porto.
The delightful Douro River in Portugal with its dramatic gorges, lush vineyards and tranquil fishing villages, is understandably extremely popular. This grand 106-passenger vessel brings a distinctive standard of excellence featuring balconies in the majority of its spacious staterooms and suites. Like an exclusive resort, all the amenities are on board this elegant river cruiser. You will enjoy fine dining in the main dining room, plus casual al fresco dining option for up to 32 guests. Additionally enjoy the Sun Deck swimming pool; fitness centre & spa; in-stateroom Internet access on a 42″ flat-screen and ship-wide Wi-Fi.
(*Price based on 2 adults sharing a category E cabin including non-UK private transfers and port charges)