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Delightful Douro with Lisbon

A well-kept secret that has stood the test of time, Portugal is a treasure trove of endless wonder. Unlock its riches in 11 days from Lisbon to Porto.

11 Day
From (AUD)
$ 6,340
  • 2017 Lisbon > Porto

    Tour Code:

    LIDO

    Duration:

    11 Days

    Departure City:

    Lisbon

    Return City:

    Porto

    The soul of Portugal

    From windswept seaside meanderings to the astonishing beauty of the Douro Valley, this is a journey of contemplation and elegance.

    Discover the delights of Lisbon, Portugal’s welcoming capital city, before boarding the luxurious Scenic Azure which will transport you along the hidden gem that is the Douro Valley. Days will be spent immersed in the proud history and culture of a unique land that still retains many of its traditions.

  • 11 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Bem-vindo
      Highlights:
      Charming Lisbon

      On arrival at Lisbon Airport you’ll be escorted to your centrally located hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with your Tour Director and fellow guests. A truly wonderful experience awaits you.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Lisbon
      Highlights:
      Sintra Palace

      This morning, take part in a guided exploration of Portugal’s pretty capital.

      Freechoice

      Journey to Lisbon’s seaside suburb of Cascais and enjoy a picturesque and informative tour. Alternatively, climb to the hilltop town of Sintra and visit the impressive Sintra Palace.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 3 - Lisbon
      Highlights:
      A day by the sea

      Today is yours to enjoy at leisure, so take advantage of everything that lovely Lisbon has to offer. This evening you’ll get to experience Portuguese cuisine at its finest.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Lisbon > Porto

      Our journey via Portugal’s medieval capital, Coimbra, will see you travelling to Porto where you’ll board the luxurious Scenic Azure for your cruise of the idyllic Douro Valley.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Porto > Regua

      Today, enjoy on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua. On arrival, you’ll get to tour the award winning Regua Museum.

      Sundowners

      Enjoy an exclusive cocktail event on the terrace of Regua Museum, a truly wondrous setting, while you sample some of the region’s famous port wine varietals. Be sure to try the Port Tonic.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Regua > Vega de Terron
      Freechoice

      Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of the region’s famous Mateus rosé wine.

      Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the Douro Valley’s World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine growing region as you head towards Spain.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Salamanca

      You’ll spend time discovering Salamanca’s incomparable architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate the Spanish culture with lunch showcasing the regional cuisine whilst enjoying an energetic Flamenco dance performance. Spend the rest of the afternoon in this great city at your own leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Pocinho > Pinhão

      Enjoy a leisurely cruise over breakfast this morning to nearby Pocinho.

      Freechoice

      Visit the award winning Côa Valley Museum or, if you’re a little more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion.

      This afternoon, enjoy your cruise to Pinhão.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Pinhão > Porto

      Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. You’ll get to wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusively for the enjoyment of Scenic guests. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture. And this afternoon, get hands on at an on board cork jewellery presentation as you cruise to Porto.

      Enrich

      This evening, enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars. It promises to be a truly unforgettable occasion.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Porto

      Today, discover the unique historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa.

      Freechoice

      Tour Guimarães and Ducal Palace. Alternatively, enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta Aveleda.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Porto

      Your wondrous journey concludes after breakfast, and you'll be transferred to Porto Airport with all your marvellous memories intact.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-inclusive highlights
    • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
    • 1 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of Freechoice activities
    • 1 Sundowners event
    • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
    • 25 meals – 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 9 dinners