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Douro River Valley Cruise

Special
  • 4 August 2024
  • 7 Nights
  • From 4999pp Per Person
  • S.S. São Gabriel
Follow the Douro River on a wonderful journey from Portugal to Spain, onboard this scenic Douro River Valley Cruise.

With the historic Ribeira district and the Port houses of Gaia as a backdrop this wonderful journey starts in picturesque Porto, a vibrant little city on the mouth of the Douro River.

After exploring colourful Porto, we will cruise into the heart of the UNESCO listed Douro Valley passing quaint villages, dramatic scenery and terraced vineyards that have been grown here since Roman times.

Along the way, we will stop at charming ‘quintas’, where we will meet local winemakers and sample exquisite regional wines.

In Salamanca, Spain, we will wander the beautiful UNESCO Old Town and famous University, one of the oldest in Europe. We will also visit the place where ‘Portugal was born’, stunning Guimarães, home to the first king of Portugal.

CRUISE DEPARTURES

Departures from March to November.

Talk to the JWT Cruises experts to book your place on the Douro River Valley Cruise.

Douro River Valley Cruise

Follow the Douro River on a wonderful journey from Portugal to Spain, onboard this scenic Douro River Valley Cruise.

With the historic Ribeira district and the Port houses of Gaia as a backdrop this wonderful journey starts in picturesque Porto, a vibrant little city on the mouth of the Douro River.

After exploring colourful Porto, we will cruise into the heart of the UNESCO listed Douro Valley passing quaint villages, dramatic scenery and terraced vineyards that have been grown here since Roman times.

Along the way, we will stop at charming ‘quintas’, where we will meet local winemakers and sample exquisite regional wines.

In Salamanca, Spain, we will wander the beautiful UNESCO Old Town and famous University, one of the oldest in Europe. We will also visit the place where ‘Portugal was born’, stunning Guimarães, home to the first king of Portugal.

CRUISE DEPARTURES

Departures from March to November.

Talk to the JWT Cruises experts to book your place on the Douro River Valley Cruise.

Itinerary

DOURO RIVER VALLEY CRUISE ITINERARY

DAY 1 – PORTO

DAY 2 – PORTO, ENTRE OS RIOS

DAY 3 – ENTRE OS RIOS, REGUA

DAY 4 – REGUA, POCINHO, VEGA DE TERRON

DAY 5 – VEGA DE TERRON (SALAMANCA), BARCA D’ALVA

DAY 6 – BARCA D’ALVA, REGUA

DAY 7 – REGUA (GUIMARAES), PORTO

DAY 8 – PORTO

Note: The itineraries may be subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

DINNERS

  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water

EXCURSIONS

  • 6 days of excursions, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Do as the Locals Do” program
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions

ACCOMMODATION

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the chic S.S. São Gabriel
  • Beautifully appointed riverview staterooms and suites with hotel-style beds
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access

EXPERIENCES

  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Group Transfers are included on arrival and departure days (please see terms and conditions for transfer guidelines)
  • Gratuities for onboard personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager) are included during the cruise/tour
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • All fares are per guest in euro based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted
  • Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed
  • Single Supplement applies for single accommodation
  • Itineraries and vessels may change, and substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water level fluctuations and other uncontrollable factors
  • The order of sightseeing and docking ports are subject to change according to port authority assignments
  • Prices exclude additional port charges of €210 per person
  • Subject to availability
  • T&C’s apply

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