The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal

POC_AIPP - 8 days from $1,895

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PORTO - REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERON - Salamanca - BARCA D'ALVA - FERRADOSA - PINHAO - PORTO

DAY 1: PORTO

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. After dinner, the evening is free to do as you please.

DAY 2: PORTO - REGUA

Join us for a guided tour of Porto followed by a wine tasting session in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaïa. The afternoon will be spent sailing.

DAY 3: REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERON

Take part in our excursion to Vila Réal, a town with a great variety of religious buildings and architecture. We'll stroll through the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace. The afternoon will be spent sailing. Enjoy an evening of Flamenco entertainment.

DAY 4: VEGA DE TERON - Salamanca - BARCA D’ALVA

Join us for an excursion to Salamanca (lunch included). We'll visit its unusual cathedral and its famous university dating back to 1218, making it one of the oldest in the world. We'll return on board after our tour and enjoy an evening of entertainment.

DAY 5: BARCA D'ALVA - FERRADOSA - PINHAO

This morning will be spent cruising. We'll set off on our excursion along the Porto Wine Route: we'll discover the vineyards famously arranged in rows as well as small typical villages, followed by a wine-tasting session in a true Portuguese quinta. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening. 

DAY 6: PINHAO - PORTO

Join us on a guided tour of Lamego. The afternoon will be spent sailing towards Porto. Enjoy an evening of Fado entertainment.

DAY 7: PORTO

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Porto at your own pace. Afterwards, join us for an excursion to Aveiro, a charming medieval town surrounded by salt marshes, beaches and lagoons. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment.

DAY 8: PORTO

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services. 

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. NB: The number of moorings on the Douro is limited. Our boats may be moored side by side. Arrival times at ports of call and the order of the excursions can change. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
Transport

Port-to-port cruise, no transfers included.

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