8 days

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Summary

The River Douro rises in Spain and runs into Portugal, through the heart of the wine growing region, the steep hillsides lined with countless terraces of vines ripening in the sun. Our cruise begins at the river mouth in Porto, forever linked with the sweet fortified wine that has been shipped by the barrel-load to England for centuries. Cruising upstream we call at Régua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the picturesque town of Pinhão. We continue to Barca d’Alva, surrounded by steep hillsides, and Vega Terron before turning round and cruising gently downstream to Porto.

Excursions are included to the Mateus Palace, with its stunning interiors and famous garden, and the spectacular ‘Stairway to Heaven’ at Lamego, with a range of further optional excursions available at a supplement.

  • Single cabin middle/upper deck                     on request
  • Double cabin main deck Outer                       £195.00
  • Double cabin middle deck with balcony         £595.00
  • Double cabin upper deck with balcony          £875.00
  • Optional excursions:
    • Salamanca                                          £120.00
    • Castelo Rodrigo                                  £55.00
    • Porto City tour                                     £55.00

 

Tour highlights:

  • All-inclusive service aboard a luxury river-cruiser
  • The Mateus Palace and Gardens
  • The ‘Stairway to Heaven’ at Lamego
  • Terraces of vineyards
  • Autumn colours reflecting off the river

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Today's Price
£2,395

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £100, was £200.

Single supplement: £995

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
13 October 2021 BDOC211013 13 October 2021 (Wednesday) 20 October 2021 (Wednesday) £2,395
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