European river cruise

Scenic - Delightful Douro

8 Day Delightful Douro

Delightful Douro

Days: 8

From: Porto to Porto

Countries Visited: Portugal

Code: dous.1

Our Price (from): $5,048 pp

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Itinerary


1. Bem-vindo!
On your arrival at Porto Airport you'll be escorted to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew as you board and settle into your cabin. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner on board. A truly wonderful experience awaits you.

2. Porto - Regua
Today, enjoy on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua. On arrival, you'll get to tour the award winning Regua Museum. Sundowners: Enjoy an exclusive cocktail event on the terrace of Regua Museum, a truly wondrous setting, while you sample some of the region's famous port wine varietals. Be sure to try the Port Tonic.

3. Regua - Vega de Terron
Freechoice: Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of the region's famous Mateus rosé wine. Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the Douro Valley's World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine growing region as you head towards Spain.

4. Salamanca
You'll spend time discovering 's incomparable architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate the Spanish culture with lunch showcasing the regional cuisine whilst enjoying an energetic Flamenco dance performance. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring this great city at your own leisure.

5. Pocinho - Pinhão
Enjoy a leisurely cruise over breakfast this morning to nearby Pocinho. Freechoice: Visit the award winning Côa Valley Museum or, if you're a little more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, join the 'Tastes of the Côa Valley' excursion. This afternoon, enjoy your cruise to Pinhão.

6. Pinhão - Porto
Today you'll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. You'll get to wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusively for the enjoyment of Scenic guests. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture. And this afternoon, get hands on at an on board cork jewellery presentation as you cruise to Porto. Enrich: This evening, enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars. It promises to be a truly unforgettable occasion.

7. Porto
Today, discover the unique historic treasures of , including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa. Freechoice: Tour Guimarães and Ducal Palace. Alternatively, enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta Aveleda.

8. Porto
Your wondrous journey concludes after breakfast, and you'll be transferred to Airport with all your marvellous memories intact.

Dates & Prices


Cruise Starts
Cruise Ends
Ship
Brochure Price
Our Price
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22 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
Scenic Azure
$5,495
$5,242

29 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
Scenic Azure
$5,395
$5,145

05 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
Scenic Azure
$5,295
$5,048

12 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Scenic Azure
$5,295
$5,048

14 Apr 2019
21 Apr 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,645
$5,388

18 May 2019
25 May 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,945
$5,679

04 Jun 2019
11 Jun 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,945
$5,679

31 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,895
$5,630

27 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Scenic Azure
$6,045
$5,776

03 Oct 2019
10 Oct 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,745
$5,485

30 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,645
$5,388

13 Nov 2019
20 Nov 2019
Scenic Azure
$5,395
$5,145