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Classic
2018 2019
FROM $ 1,348 PP

Porto and the Douro Valley

6 Days - POB_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

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

Cruise in the heart of Portugal and the Douro Valley. You'll have the chance to explore Lamego and Vila Real, cities rich in heritage and tradition, or Guimarães considered the beating heart of Portugal. You will also be amazed by the beauty and the striking history of the gardens of the Casa de Mateus, the tram museum in Porto or the wine cellars along Vila Nova de Gaia.

Croisi +
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

  • Cruising in the spectacular Douro Valley
  • Traditional folk evening on board
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED to 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

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 2

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 3

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 4

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 5

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 6

PORTO

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

Dates & Prices

START IN 2019
Departure 03/20/2019
Arrival 03/25/2019
FROM $ 1,554 PP
Ship : MS Gil Eanes Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 03/26/2019
Arrival 03/31/2019
FROM $ 1,833 PP
Special Offer
Ship : MS Miguel Torga Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 03/30/2019
Arrival 04/04/2019
FROM $ 1,627 PP
Special Offer
Ship : MS Fernao de Magalhaes Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 04/01/2019
Arrival 04/06/2019
Ship : MS Gil Eanes Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 10/26/2019
Arrival 10/31/2019
FROM $ 1,862 PP
Ship : MS Gil Eanes Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 11/01/2019
Arrival 11/06/2019
FROM $ 1,554 PP
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 11/11/2019
Arrival 11/16/2019
FROM $ 1,348 PP
Ship : MS Vasco de Gama Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 11/11/2019
Arrival 11/16/2019
FROM $ 1,570 PP
Ship : MS Infante Don Henrique Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 11/13/2019
Arrival 11/18/2019
FROM $ 1,833 PP
Ship : MS Miguel Torga Ship category : PREMIUM

* 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

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening 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 - traditional folk 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) Porto (tour and tasting) Guimaraes
Price per pers. $ 283.00 Before departure $ 330.00 On board
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
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
Price per pers. $ 277.00 Before departure $ 325.00 On board
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

MS Gil Eanes

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

MS Amalia Rodrigues

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

MS Infante Don Henrique

STANDARD - 3 Decks

MS Miguel Torga

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

MS Fernao de Magalhaes

STANDARD - 3 Decks

MS Vasco de Gama

STANDARD - 3 Decks

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational 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 harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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