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From Portugal to Spain: Porto, The Douro Valley

Portugal- Spain - Example 8 Day Cruise aboard MS Amalia Rodrigues
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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. 
Sail across the heart of Porto vineyardsWander the quaint streets of PortugalCulture comes alive in the form of Flamenco Charming city of Porto at nightNew Cathedral, SalamancaNossa Senhora dos Remedios Sanctuary
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
Activities
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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: Regua | 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 centuries 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

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:
CLASSIC: Salamanca. This town of dazzling beauty houses some extraordinary Roman, Arabic, and Christian architectural treasures.
DISCOVERY: Salamanca by bike.
We'll return on board in Barca d'Alva. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
 

Day 5: Barca d'alva| Ferradosa | Pinhao

  • 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: Pinhao | Porto

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Today you will join on an excursion for both packages:

Guided tour of Lamego. This afternoon will be spent cruising. Enjoy an evening of Fado-themed entertainment.

Day 7: Porto

This morning, enjoy time at leisure in Porto. In the afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Discover Guimaraes.
DISCOVERY: Hiking along the Atlantic coast all the way to Villa Nova de Gaïa, followed by a wine-tasting session*.
Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment.

Day 8: Porto | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
 

Ship/Hotel

MS Amalia Rodrigues

MS Amalia Rodriguez
MS Amalia Rodriguez
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Included
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
  • 7 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Port Fees
  • Captain’s Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from the special lists)
  • Tips paid in full to the local staff of the country of destination
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
Excluded
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Passport or Visa fees
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Tips for the Boat and Lodge staff

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