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Classic
2018
FROM $ 2,375 per person

Discover Lisbon, Porto and the Douro Valley

8 Days - PLI_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

LISBON - PORTO - REGUA - PINHAO - PORTO ANTIGO - PORTO - Guimarães - PORTO

Lisbon is a city of incomparable beauty, marked by a rich history and a great culture. Pastel houses, blue waters and trams that evoke San Francisco will captivate you. The Portuguese capital is a city that has crossed history with brilliance, perfect combination of a rich past that gives it its charm and attractive modernity. You will enjoy 3 days in Lisbon before joining the POB_AIPP cruise in the heart of Portugal.

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All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • LISBON PACKAGE INCLUDED
    • Tour of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, and enchanting Coimbra
  • Cruising in the spectacular Douro Valley
  • Traditional folk evening on board
  • Discover some of the most beautiful Portuguese cities:
    • Porto, the pearl of Portugal
    • Vila Réal and the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace
    • Guimarães and its medieval center

Cruise

Day 1

LISBON

At the end of the day, we'll check in to a 3-star hotel in Lisbon. After dinner, the evening is free to do as you please.

Day 2

LISBON

This morning, we'll set out for a guided tour of Lisbon. We'll discover the Belém Cultural Center and its famous Belém tower, an architectural jewel and a symbol of the Age of Discovery. We'll also visit the Jeronimos Monastery, a masterpiece of Manueline architecture. In the afternoon, we'll take a panoramic tour of Lisbon, also known as "the City of the Light¿. Afterwards, we'll return to our hotel. The evening is free to do as you please.

Day 3

LISBON - COIMBRA - PORTO

Departure by coach to Coimbra, a romantic source of inspiration to many a poet. This afternoon, we'll discover this charming city offering an interesting mixture of Byzantine column capitals, Gothic altarpieces, and Renaissance chapels. After our tour, we'll hit the road again towards 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. In the evening, join us on an excursion by coach for both packages: Tour of Porto by night.

Day 4

PORTO - REGUA

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Lamego. Enjoy an evening of dancing. 

Day 5

REGUA - PINHAO - PORTO ANTIGO

Take part in our excursion for both packages: Discover the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace and Vila Real. We'll spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

Day 6

PORTO ANTIGO - PORTO

We'll spend the morning cruising. This afternoon, join us on the excursions proposed :
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe, whose historic center was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
DISCOVERY: Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum. We'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. We'll finish up our excursion with a tasting of some of the local specialties.
The evening is free to do as you please.

Day 7

PORTO - Guimarães - PORTO

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Porto at your own pace. This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed :
CLASSIC: Tour of Guimarães.
DISCOVERY: Hiking to Vila Nova de Gaïa and tasting of some of the local wines*.
Tonight's our gala evening and dinner followed by traditional folk entertainment.

Day 8

PORTO

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9.00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

START IN 2018
Departure 10/22/2018
Arrival 10/29/2018
FROM $ 2,375 per person
Ship : MS Miguel Torga Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Accommodation on half-board basis at a 3-star hotel in Lisbon from dinner on D1 to breakfast on D3 - lunch on D2 and D3 - guided tours of Lisbon and Coimbra - your cruise with all meals from dinner on D3 to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Porto by night Lamego Vila Real and the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor) Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum Hiking along the Douro
Discovery

Porto by night

A unique opportunity to admire the city of Porto by night during a panoramic tour by bus. You will love the old, preserved districts of this city of immense character, classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Porto is not only a city rich in vesti...

Duration 1h15

Guided tour of Lamego

Departure by coach from Regua to Lamego for a guided tour of the city center by coach and on foot. Lamego is a charming episcopal and commercial town where you'll get to discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary. This 18th century church stan...

Duration 4h00

Vila Real and Mateus Palace

We'll leave from Regua or Pinhão for Vila Real, where aristocrats built grand palaces during the 16th and 17th centuries. The architecture of the religious buildings is here extremely varied. We'll take a panoramic tour of the city by coach, followe...

Duration 4h00

Touring Porto via tram and visiting the Tram Museum

We'll leave from Vila Nova de Gaia by coach for downtown Porto. Once we arrive, we'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. Our visit will include a stop at the t...

Duration 4h00

Hiking along the Douro

We'll leave by coach for the mouth of the Douro River. Here, you'll set out with your guide for a hike along the Douro, passing through the traditional fishing village of São Pedro da Afurada. We'll have a great view of Porto and i...

Duration 3h00
5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package   Porto by night Lamego Vila Real and the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor) Porto (tour and tasting) Guimaraes
Classic

Porto by night

A unique opportunity to admire the city of Porto by night during a panoramic tour by bus. You will love the old, preserved districts of this city of immense character, classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Porto is not only a city rich in vesti...

Duration 1h15

Guided tour of Lamego

Departure by coach from Regua to Lamego for a guided tour of the city center by coach and on foot. Lamego is a charming episcopal and commercial town where you'll get to discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary. This 18th century church stan...

Duration 4h00

Vila Real and Mateus Palace

We'll leave from Regua or Pinhão for Vila Real, where aristocrats built grand palaces during the 16th and 17th centuries. The architecture of the religious buildings is here extremely varied. We'll take a panoramic tour of the city by coach, followe...

Duration 4h00

Guided tour of Porto and wine tasting

Departure by coach from the Villa Nova de Gaia Quay, facing Porto from across the Douro river and the famous Dom Luis I Bridge, built between 1881 and 1886 by French engineer Theophile Seyrig, one of Gustave Eiffel's pupils. Porto, the second lar...

Duration 4h00

Guimaraes

We'll leave by coach from Porto for Guimarães. With our guide, we'll begin the tour of this university town on foot to discover its historical treasures. We'll get the chance to discover the Nossa Senhora de Oliveira Church (outdoo...

Duration 4h00

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Miguel Torga

3 Decks

For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. 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 dangerous to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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