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Delightful Douro

Cruise the spectacular Douro Valley on an 8 day round trip river cruise from Porto on board the luxurious Scenic Azure. Tonight, enjoy your welcome dinner.

8 Day
From (AUD)
$ 4,945
  • 2018 Porto > Porto

    Tour Code:

    DOUS

    Duration:

    8 Days

    Departure City:

    Porto

    Return City:

    Porto

  • 8 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Porto

      On your arrival at Porto Airport you'll be escorted to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew as you board and settle into your cabin. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner on board. A truly wonderful experience awaits you.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - 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 3 - 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 4 - 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 5 - 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 6 - 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 7 - Porto

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

      Freechoice

      Tour Guimarães and Ducal Palace (available on selected departures, will be replaced with Museum de Alberto Sampaio when not operating, enquire for details). Alternatively, enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta Aveleda.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Porto

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

      Meals included: Breakfast