Porto, the Douro Valley (Portugal), and Salamanca (Spain)

POI_AIPP - 6 days from $1,941

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Description
LISBONNE - COIMBRA - PORTO - REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERON (Spain) - BARCA D'ALVA - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - FERRADOSA - FOLGOSA - LEVERINHO - PORTO

DAY 1: LISBON

You'll check into your 3-star hotel in Lisbon at the end of the day. Dinner will be served. The evening is free to do as you please.

DAY 2: LISBON

In the morning, join us for a guided tour of Lisbon, and a panoramic tour of Lisbon by coach in the afternoon. The evening is free to do as you please.

DAY 3: LISBON - COIMBRA - PORTO

We’ll leave by coach for Coimbra, once the medieval capital of Portugal and the site of the country’s largest university, where you'll board our ship. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. In the evening, we'll set out on an excursion to see Porto by night.

DAY 4: PORTO - REGUA

Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe, whose historic center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum.
Dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment by the crew.

DAY 5: REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERRON (Spain)

Join us for an excursion for both packages to Vila Real, where aristocrats built grand palaces during the 16th and 17th centuries. Spanish-themed dinner and evening on board.

DAY 6: BARCA D'ALVA - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA

Excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Excursion to Salamanca, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Salamanca by bike. You will get to know not only all the must-see sites but also the places off the typical touristic paths. Tonight is our gala evening.

DAY 7: SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - FERRADOSA - FOLGOSA - LEVERINHO

Excursion for both packages: excursion on the Porto Wine Route. The afternoon will be spent cruising, Enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.

DAY 8: LEVERINHO- PORTO

Enjoy breakfast before arriving in Porto at 9:00 a.m. and disembarking.

 

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. Alcohol can be dangerous to your health
Transport

Formula port/port, without transfer.

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IMPORTANT: THE NAVIGATION ITINERARY CHANGES DURING THE SUMMER (MAY-JUNE-JULY-AUGUST).

On Day 6, there will be no stop at Senhora da Ribeira. After the excursion to Salamanca, we will remain in Barca d'Alva. Replacement itinerary:

DAY 6: REGUA - PINHAO - BARCA D'ALVA.

You'll begin your day with a breakfast buffet on board. In the morning, you can join us on an optional excursion to Salamanca, awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO. This town of dazzling beauty houses extraordinary Romanesque, Arab and Christian architectural treasures. After our tour, we'll enjoy lunch in Salamanca, and then return to the boat in Barca d'Alva at the end of the afternoon. You'll enjoy dinner and an evening of dancing on board.