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Summer
2018 2019
FROM $ 1,909 PP

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

6 Days - POF_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

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

Immerse yourself in the festive and warm atmosphere of Portugal and Spain where you will discover a unique way of life. You will visit Porto, a subtle mixture of modernity and history famous for its wine, or Salamanca and its cathedral, Spain's "golden city". It has a rich architectural, religious and gastronomic culture.

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 Douro Valley all the way to the Spanish border
  • An unusual way to discover Portugal and Spain
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Porto, radiant and colorful city
    • The wine route* with its unique landscape listed by UNESCO
    • The golden glow of Salamanca, source of knowledge
    • Vila Real and the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace

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. Tonight, join us on an excursion by coach for both packages: Tour of Porto "by night".

Day 2

PORTO - REGUA

Join us for 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.
After our tours, we'll return on board and spend the afternoon sailing. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 3

REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERON (Spain)

Join us on an excursion for both packages : Discover the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace and Vila Real.
Tonight's evening will have a Spanish flair.

Day 4

BARCA D'ALVA - Salamanca - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA

Join us for the excursions proposed :
CLASSIC: Discover Salamanca, its unusual cathedral and its famous university dating back to 1218, making it one of the oldest in the world.
DISCOVERY: Discover Salamanca's old town by bike.
Tonight's our gala evening and dinner.

Day 5

SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - FERRADOSA - FOLGOSA - LEVERINHO

Join us on an excursion for both packages : Discover the Porto wine route*.
We'll spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment. 

Day 6

LEVERINHO - 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 04/03/2019
Arrival 04/08/2019
FROM $ 1,909 PP
Ship : MS Infante Don Henrique Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 04/07/2019
Arrival 04/12/2019
FROM $ 2,166 PP
Ship : MS Miguel Torga Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 04/18/2019
Arrival 04/23/2019
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 04/30/2019
Arrival 05/05/2019
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 09/07/2019
Arrival 09/12/2019
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 09/19/2019
Arrival 09/24/2019
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 09/24/2019
Arrival 09/29/2019
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 10/06/2019
Arrival 10/11/2019
Ship : MS Amalia Rodrigues Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 10/09/2019
Arrival 10/14/2019
Ship : MS Infante Don Henrique Ship category : STANDARD
Sold out
Departure 10/19/2019
Arrival 10/24/2019
FROM $ 1,966 PP
Ship : MS Fernao de Magalhaes Ship category : STANDARD

* 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 - Spanish-themed evening - 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 Porto (tour and tasting) Porto Wine Route (tasting) Salamanca (day trip - lunch included) Vila Real and the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor)
Price per pers. $ 343.00 Before departure $ 402.00 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 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

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 Salamanca (lunch included)

Departure by coach towards Salamanca where you'll meet up with your guides. Since 1988, the Old Town of Salamanca has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The classified area extends on the major part of the city as it used to be until...

Duration 10h30

Wines trail of Porto

Departure from Ferradosa for our excursion along the Porto wine route. We'll discover this incredible vineyard extending over 100 km along the Douro river all the way to the Spanish border. We'll visit San Salvador do Mundo and Sao Joao da Pe...

Duration 4h00
5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Porto by night Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum Porto Wine Route (tasting) Salamanca by bike (day trip - lunch included)(1) Vila Real and the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor) (1)Attention: children...
Price per pers. $ 382.00 Before departure $ 448.00 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

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

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

Salamanca by bike

You'll leave by coach with your host/hostess from Barca d'Alva for Salamanca where you'll meet up with your guides. Is there a more unusual way to tour this Spanish city than on a comfortable bike? Along with your guide, you will ride alo...

Duration 10h30

Wines trail of Porto

Departure from Ferradosa for our excursion along the Porto wine route. We'll discover this incredible vineyard extending over 100 km along the Douro river all the way to the Spanish border. We'll visit San Salvador do Mundo and Sao Joao da Pe...

Duration 4h00

MS Infante Don Henrique

STANDARD - 3 Decks

MS Miguel Torga

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

MS Amalia Rodrigues

PREMIUM - 3 Decks

MS Fernao de Magalhaes

STANDARD - 3 Decks
Additional information

PLEASE NOTE: The navigational itinerary changes during the summer (May-June-July-August).

Please ask us for the detailed itinerary, ref POF_AIPPET.

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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