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Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary

Porto, the Douro Valley, and Salamanca

Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS Miguel Torga
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Immerse yourself in centuries of history and the captivating culture of Portugal and Spain on this 6-day cruise across the Iberian Peninsula. Wander through the antique streets of Porto, step up into the Solar de Mateus Manor and walk through its beautiful gardens, pass through the gigantic lock at Carrapatello, and enjoy an excursion to Salamanca, a town of dazzling beautiful houses. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Porto, Portugal | Embark
Day 2 : Porto | Regua
Day 3 : Pinhao | Vega de teron
Day 4 : Barca d'alva | Salamanca | Senhora da Ribeira
Day 5 : Ferradosa | Folgosa | Leverinho
Day 6 : Porto | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit a wine cellar and taste the wines of Porto at the Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Tour Vila Real by coach, a pleasant town set among vineyards
  • Explore the Manor Solar of Mateus and walk through its gardens
  • Discover the ancient and new cathedral of Salamanca

Ship

MS Miguel Torga

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary Sail across the heart of Porto vineyards Wander the quaint streets of Portugal Culture comes alive in the form of Flamenco Charming city of Porto at night New Cathedral, Salamanca

Day 1 Porto, Portugal | Embark

Board the MS Miguel Torga at the end of the afternoon. Settle in your cabin and attend the crew introduction over a welcome cocktail. Enjoy a delightful dinner on board followed by an excursion to explore Porto by night.

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

Day 2 Porto | Regua

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe, whose historic center was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Discovery: Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum. You'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. Finish up your excursion with a tasting of some of the local specialties.

After our tours, return on board and spend the afternoon sailing. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 3 Pinhao | Vega de teron

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today, you will join the excursion for both packages. Leave from Regua and Pinhao for Villa Real where grand palaces built during 16th and 17th century can be found. Afterward, explore the most beautiful and astonishing Manor in all of Northern Portugal, the Mateus Palace. Return on board and tonight's evening will have a Spanish flair.

Day 4 Barca d'alva | Salamanca | Senhora da Ribeira

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Discover Salamanca, its unusual cathedral and its famous university dating back to 1218, making it one of the oldest in the world.

Discovery: Discover Salamanca's old town by bike.

Tonight is the gala evening and dinner.
 

Day 5 Ferradosa | Folgosa | Leverinho

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning sailing toward Ferradosa. Join a “wines of Porto” excursion: follow the road through the vineyards and stop at an overlook surrounded by vines. Taste the wines of Porto and return on board in Pinhão. Get off the ship for a free afternoon in the town followed by a gala evening on board.

Day 6 Porto | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Cruise to Porto. Enjoy a buffet breakfast on board. Arrive in the morning and disembark. 

MS Miguel Torga

Per person starting at
$1,848
MS Miguel Torga
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Main Deck
18 double-occupancy cabins equipped with shower, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, safe, and closet.
MS Miguel Torga
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Middle Deck
14 double-occupancy cabins equipped with shower, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, safe, and closet.
MS Miguel Torga
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Upper Deck
34 double-occupancy cabins equipped with shower, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, safe, and closet.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. 

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner the D1 to breakfast on D6
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served by CroisiEurope during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Spanish-theme evening
- Traditional folk entertainment
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses

Formalities:
Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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