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Lisbon, Porto and the Douro Valley 2019

8 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: First Class

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1 LISBON
You'll check into your 3-star hotel in Lisbon at the end of the day.
 
DAY 2 LISBON
In the morning, join us for a guided tour of Lisbon, and a panoramic tour of Lisbon by coach in the afternoon.
 
DAY 3 LISBON - COIMBRA - PORTO
We'll leave by coach for Coimbra, once the medieval capital of Portugal and the site of the country's largest university. Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Porto. 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".
 
DAY 4 PORTO - REGUA
Join us for the excursions proposed:
 
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 5 REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERON (SPAIN)
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Discover the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace and Vila Real.
 
Tonight's evening will have a Spanish flair.
 
DAY 6 BARCA D'ALVA - SALAMANCA - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA
Join us for the excursions proposed:
 
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 evening and dinner.
 
DAY 7 SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - FERRADOSA - FOLGOSA - LEVERINHO
Join us on an excursion for both packages : Discover the Porto wine route*.
 
We'll spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment. 
 
DAY 8 LEVERINHO - PORTO
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • An unusual way to discover Portugal and Spain
  • 2 nights in Lisbon
  • Guided tours of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, and Coimbra, famous for its university
  • Porto, radiant and colorful city
  • The wine cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia
  • The wine route* with its unique landscape listed by UNESCO
  • The golden glow of Salamanca, source of knowledge
  • Vila Real and the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace
All This Included
Cruise from Lisbon to Leverinho via Coimbra, Porto, Vila Real and Salamanca, you will discover the magnificent cities along our cruise. You will visit Porto and its famous wine route as well as Lisbon. The Portuguese capital has managed to find the subtle balance between its past heritage and modernity and will seduce you with its beautiful panoramas.
 
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Infante Don Henrique or MS Amalia Rodrigues
Notes
  • 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.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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