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Plaza in Lisbon, Portugal

Enticing Douro (Wine Themed) - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amavida
  • Explore Porto on a guided tour
  • Visit Quinta do Seixo
  • Take an excursion to Lamego
  • Enjoy traditional food and wine
Enjoy a relaxing 8-day cruise through Portugal's Douro River Valley aboard the MS Amavida, exploring the dramatic countryside and sampling wines from some of the best wineries in the region.
Activities: River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Europe, Portugal, Spain, Western Europe, Barca d' Alva, Bitetos, Pinhão, Porto, Regua, Salamanca, Vega de Terron
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Portugal city on the river

Enticing Douro (Wine-Themed)

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amavida
  • Visit Lisbon's main sites
  • Enjoy a wine tasting & museum tour
  • Tour Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
  • Explore Porto, Portugal
Travel from Lisbon to Porto for a complete tour of Portugal on this 11-day itinerary. After spending a few days acquainting yourself with Lisbon, board the MS Amavida. Cruise down the Douro River with frequent stops to go wine tasting, explore towns, & tour historical sites. Disembark in Porto, where you are free to wander the city at your leisure.
Activities: River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Fatima, Lisbon, Pinhão, Regua, Serra de Sintra, Vega de Terron
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The Pena National Palace in Portugal

Port Wine & Flamenco

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amavida
  • Explore Serra de Sintra
  • Cruise through the Douro valley
  • Visit Lamego, a pilgrimage site
  • Tour historic districs of Madrid
Cruise from Portugal to Spain through the Douro Valley on this 14 day cruise aboard the MS Amavida. Travel past vineyards, dramatic gorges, and steeply terraced hillsides as you visit important historical sites and learn about the ancient history of the region.
Activities: River Cruises
Places: Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Spain, Western Europe, Barca d' Alva, Caldas de Aregos, Fatima, Lisbon, Madrid, Pinhão, Porto, Regua, Salamanca, Toledo
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Scenes of the Douro

Port Wine & Flamenco - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amavida
Start your journey in Portugal's beautiful capital city, Lisbon. Then travel to Porto to embark your ship and begin to traverse through one of Europe’s wildest and unexplored regions, filled with vineyards, dramatic gorges and steeply terraced hillsides. Visit the small town of Pinhão, a Mecca for wine lovers, the beautiful region of …
Activities: River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Places: Europe, Portugal, Spain, Western Europe, Barca d' Alva, Pinhão, Porto, Regua, Salamanca
Cruise Details
Passengers: 108
Ship Type: River Cruise Ship

The Amavida will bring a distinctive standard of excellence to the Douro River in Portugal. This grand 108-passenger vessel features balconies in the majority of its spacious staterooms and suites, which range up to 323 sq. ft.

Ship Public Areas:
- Sun Deck offering unimpeded panoramic views
- Sun Deck with lounge chairs
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
- 24-hour specialty coffee and tea station
- Main Lounge with bar & piano
- Massage Spa
- Elevator reaching all 3 stateroom decks
- Fitness Room
- Heated pool

Stateroom Amenities:
- All outside staterooms with the balconies for majority of staterooms
- Extra spacious Suites are 323 sq. ft. with balcony
- Balcony Staterooms are 215 sq. ft. and Panoramic Window Staterooms are 161 sq. ft.
- In room safe, hair dryer, ample closet space and wireless telephone
- Suites feature sitting area with sofa
- All staterooms have complimentary Internet access and Wi-Fi
- 42" Flat-screen Televisions in every stateroom
- Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
- Full marble bathrooms
- Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
- Individually controlled air-conditioning

Dining and Cuisine:
Gourmet dining on the Amavida brings you sophisticated and outstanding cuisine with delightful, attentive service, plus a casual al fresco dining option. Savor culinary masterpieces and free-flowing local wines at dinner, while surrounded by the Douro River Valley.

After dinner, you are invited to enjoy engaging evening entertainment. You are sure to be enthralled as different performers come on board each night. It's the perfect complement to your daily discoveries.

Small Group Excursion:
Set your own pace on shore excursions. Enjoy the full attention of your guide. Guides ensure that you’re treated with personalized attention, on land as well as on the river. Complimentary small group shore excursions provide a world-class land tour in every destination. Top local guides are hired in every location. You’ll find no more intensive and immersive introduction to the culture and heritage of the region you’re visiting than aboard the Amavida.
Category E
Douro Deck Panoramic Window, 161 sq. ft.
Category D
Douro Deck Panoramic Window, 161 sq. ft.
Category C
Lisbon Deck Balcony, 215 sq. ft.
Category B
Lisbon Deck Balcony, 215 sq. ft.
Category A
Porto Deck Balcony, 215 sq. ft.
Porto Deck Balcony, 323 sq. ft.
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