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Cruise the beautiful Douro river

Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca

Example 6 Day Cruise aboard MS Miguel Torga
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Immerse yourself in the festive and warm atmosphere of Portugal and Spain where you will discover a unique way of life. You will visit Porto, a subtle mixture of modernity and history famous for its wine, or Salamanca and its cathedral, Spain's "golden city". It has a rich architectural, religious and gastronomic culture.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Porto | Embark
Day 2 : Porto | Regua
Day 3 : Regua | Pinhao | Vega De Teron (Spain)
Day 4 : Vega De Teron | Barca D'Alva
Day 5 : Barca D'Alva | Ferradosa | Folgosa | Leverinho
Day 6 : Leverinho | Porto | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit a wine cellar and taste the wines of Porto
  • 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

Cruise the beautiful Douro river A beautiful square in Porto, Portugal Charming city of Porto at night Plaza Mayor by night, Salamanca The terraced landscape of the Douro Valley
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Day 1 Porto | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight, join us on an excursion by coach for both packages: Tour of 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
Today'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. We'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. We'll finish up our excursion with a tasting of some of the local specialties.
After our tours, we'll return on board and spend the afternoon sailing. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Day 3 Regua | Pinhao | Vega De Teron (Spain)

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today discover the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace and Vila Real. Tonight's evening will have a Spanish flair.

Day 4 Vega De Teron | Barca D'Alva

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today'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's our gala dinner and evening.

Day 5 Barca D'Alva | Ferradosa | Folgosa | Leverinho

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today discover the Porto wine route*. We'll spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment. 

Day 6 Leverinho | Porto | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
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Main Deck
18 double-occupancy cabins equipped with shower, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, safe, and closet.
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Middle Deck
14 double-occupancy cabins equipped with shower, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, safe, and closet.
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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

This offer includes
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

This offer does not include
Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Requirements
Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Mentions
For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary. The number of moorings on the Douro is limited. Our boats may be moored side by side. Arrival times at ports of call and the order of the excursions can change.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.Valid information for year 2019
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