Delightful Douro with Lisbon and Madrid

Begin your adventure in Lisbon before boarding the luxurious Scenic Azure in Porto. Cruise along the beautiful Douro Valley & spend 3 nights in Madrid.

14 Days
Lisbon to Madrid
From (AUD)
$ 11,665
$ 11,165
Dates & Pricing

2019 Lisbon > Madrid

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. Your journey concludes in the sparkling Spanish city of Madrid where you’ll experience its intriguing mix of passion and soul.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
LIDM
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Lisbon
Return City:
Madrid

Selected Itinerary

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Bem-vindo

    Start your journey with a three night stay in Lisbon.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon.

    Visit the Maritime Museum and learn the nautical history of this once dominant seafaring nation or visit the hilltop Sintra Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Lisbon

    Enjoy time at leisure before experiencing Portuguese cuisine at its finest tonight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Lisbon > Porto

    The 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

  5. 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 where you have the chance to explore the Douro Museum at your leisure. Learn about the culture, history and identity of the people living in this wine-growing region of the Douro Valley.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Regua > Vega de Terron

    Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of its famous

    Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine region as you continue towards Spain.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Salamanca

    Discover Salamanca’s architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate Spanish culture with lunch showcasing the local cuisine while you enjoy a Flamenco dance performance.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Pocinho > Pinhão

    Take a leisurely cruise this morning to nearby Pocinho.

    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.

    Enjoy a cocktail on the Sun Deck surrounded by newfound friends as you sail this picturesque stretch
    of the river towards Pinhão.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Pinhão > Porto

    Visit the remarkable village of Provesende, showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusive for Scenic guests.

    The beauty of São Francisco Church is sure to impress. The facade is a mixture of Gothic and Baroque architecture, while the interior glows with intricate wood carvings covered in gold. Witness a spectacular private concert in these wondrous surroundings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Porto

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

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Porto > Madrid

    Today you’ll board your included flight from Porto to Madrid. On arrival transfer to one of Madrid’s leading hotels for a three night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Madrid

    Enjoy a tour of Madrid, including the 17th century Austrian Quarter, the Sabatini Gardens and the Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains.

    Choose between the exceptional Prado Museum or the equally delightful 18th century Royal Palace of Madrid.

    This evening, enjoy fine Spanish cuisine in a superb local restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Madrid

    Today is yours to enjoy at leisure in Spain’s largest city. Stroll the fashionable boutiques, relax in one of the manicured gardens, or simply explore the surrounding area.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Madrid

    After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Madrid airport.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 29 meals – 13 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 10 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Butler service for all guests
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Expert Program Directors
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability