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Escapada de Navidad por el Rin Superior (formula puerto/puerto)

LISBON - COIMBRA - PORTO - REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERON (SPAIN) - BARCA D'ALVA - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - FERRADOSA - FOLGOSA - LEVERINHO - PORTO

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.

Trip code : POI_PP

Duration : 8 days

Destination : LISBON - PORTO - REGUA - BARCA D'ALVA - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - LEVERINHO

Travel Dates :2020/2021

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • 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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cruising in the Douro Valley all the way to the Spanish border
  • An unusual way to discover Portugal and Spain
  • INCLUDED: 2 nights in Lisbon
    • Tours of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and Coimbra, a famous university city
  • Discover(1):
    • Porto, radiant and colorful city
    • 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
At the end of the day, we'll settle into a 3-star hotel in Lisbon and enjoy dinner. The evening is free to do as you please.
In the morning, join us for a guided tour of Lisbon, and a panoramic tour of Lisbon by coach in the afternoon. The evening is free to do as you please.
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 optional excursion by coach for both packages: Tour of Porto "by night".
Join us for the optional 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.
Join us on an optional excursion for both packages : Discover the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace and Vila Real. Tonight's evening will have a Spanish flair.
Join us for the optional 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.
Join us on an optional excursion for both packages : Discover the Porto wine route*. We'll spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

This Cruise is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility.

All of our cruises/excursion require a reasonable level of fitness. Every traveller on our cruises is required the ability to walk around sights on uneven surfaces in both urban and rural / mountainous areas unaided. You will be getting on and off cruises, coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Please read our cruise itinerary carefully for outline of activities to help you select the right holiday for you.

Important notes:
• All persons must be fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/packages/tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.

• All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
We provide a wealth of dining experiences and venues. Most meals during the cruises are onboard or at famous restaurants during excursion, with the menus handpicked and planned to highlight a perfect mix of Local and Western cuisines.

• Meals onboard are a cultural culinary experience: Continental breakfast buffets with a rich menu are offered daily, while lunch and dinner are set menus.

• Gala evening: The gala evening is a long-awaited tradition in the world of cruising. This is the night we like to dress up, although no dress code is imposed. The crew all in their dress uniform, are presented to the passengers who are invited have a pre-dinner drink with the captain in the company of the purser, and the head chef.

Note: It is your responsibility to notify us of any dietary requests/requirements. We will do our best to meet your request/requirements, however, cannot guarantee that it can always be accommodated.
The currency accepted on board is the local currency or US dollar. You can pay in dollars or using an international credit/debit card (Visa and MasterCard) at the end of the cruise. It is recommended to have some local currency or US dollars in cash with you during your cruises.
A range of activities and entertainment are provided on board:

• Before dinner, games and quizzes are hosted by our entertainers in the lounge bar

• On the sun deck, where you can stroll alone, be with family or friends or sit comfortably in the sun loungers, gymnastics sessions are organised in the morning whilst enjoying the magnificent views of the landscapes that pass by.

• The panoramic lounge bar, the library and the "piano bar"
• Depend on the destination, lectures on subjects related to the history and geography of the places visited, are offered in the lounge bar.

• Some evenings, the dance floor of the lounge bar comes to life with musical evenings, folk groups or singers

• Some cruises have variety evenings where the crew members reveal their hidden talents are also provided.
All cabins are air-conditioned and double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom

• Triple Share: Available upon request
• Bedding Configuration: Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).
• Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms: Not Available
• Laundry service: Not Available
• Wi-Fi: All the cruise is equipped with free Wi-Fi available in all lounges / bars and receptions. For some destination it is available in the cabin.
After purchase, you will receive a Booking Confirmation and Passenger Information Form by email. Within 24 hours of purchase you need to send us a copy of your passport together with your Passenger Information Form.

After purchase, you are required to make a deposit or full payment for your order. Please note most of our deposit is non-refundable. Please check your booking and your invoice for the Terms and Conditions which apply specifically to your booking.

If you would like to cancel your booking, please refer to our cancellation terms.

Please note:
• Any special requests, preferences MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form
• Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges
Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $105 per person will be incurred. This is only valid for a one-time use (claim).

Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise to the same destination, departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties.

The new tour/cruise must be at the same cost or higher but cannot be at lower cost than the initial cruise/ tour booked. If the passenger chooses the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

Important notes:
• Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making the deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable
• Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares or third-party fees and charges.
• Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.
• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours. It is your responsibility to make sure your room is secure.
Tipping is not compulsory and is not included in this cruise. We believe that if you choose to tip, you should only pay for the service you receive.

In general, tipping is widely accepted as a way to show your appreciation of good service but is not compulsory. Tipping is expected and often makes up a large part of people's wages.

• If travel on a river cruises and happy with the services provided by your crews and service onboard. Recommended tips - For the crew members on board the ship - $10US per day per passenger.

• If you are happy with services provided by your tour guides and drivers, a tip is appreciated. Recommended tips - For the guides and drivers - $6US per day per passenger.
You must carry your own luggage from/to the coach and to/from the hotel or cruise. The driver/crews and his assistance will assist with the uploading/off-loading of your luggage.

Please note:

• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours/cruises. It is your responsibility to make sure your room/cabin is secure.

• Tweet World Travel will not be liable for any loss or damage to your luggage or other personal belongings.
Our products DO NOT include Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is not included in our cruises and shore excursions.

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance for your travel arrangements (without limitation) that include coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise, land content and airfare charges that may occur.

You need to provide us your Travel Insurance details upon booking, or at least before 30 days prior to your departure.

If you do not have travel insurance prior to your departure, we retain the rights to refuse boarding/joining our tours or cruises. We might refund / provide travel credits for you, less any unrecoverable fees including but not limited to admin fees, visas fees, other suppliers’ cancellation fees. We won’t be held liable for any costs associated with this matter.
FAQ & Travel Blog

Accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Lisbon including dinners and breakfasts - lunch on D2 and D3 - tours of Lisbon and Coimbra - your cruise with all meals from dinner the third evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - traditional folk entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Please note:  this cruise doesn’t include the entry visa for the country it travels to. Make sure you have acquired a valid visa before travelling and joining the cruise. Check whether a single entry or multiple entry visa is required/ available.

When assisting with an international travel booking, we assume that all travellers in the booking have a valid Passport and Visas to enter to the country it travels to. Passports must be valid for the countries through which a ship or tour passes. It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure the validity and conformity of their passport/Visas.

It is the customer’s responsibility to make sure that the travellers have the valid visas and/or correct visa type to enter the destination country they are travelling to. Travellers might need to present the visas at multiple checkpoints and may be refused to fly out of their countries, if the visa documents cannot be presented. If such an event occurs, we won’t be liable and the travellers will be deemed as “no-show”. Please check our Terms & Conditions for penalty for “no-show”.

Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) change regularly. Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate for up-to-date information.

Important Note:

  • All travellers must have a valid passport for international travel and most countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of return and some countries require a machine‐readable passport.
  • Some countries require visas and re‐entry permits which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities.
  • It is your sole responsibility if any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not satisfying the requirements of those authorities.
CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2020

Included in tour package   Porto by night Porto (tour and tasting) Porto Wine Route (tasting) Salamanca (day trip - lunch included) Vila Real the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor)

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 436.00 AUD

On-board : 507.50 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2020

Included in tour package Porto by night Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum Porto Wine Route (tasting) Salamanca by bike (day trip - lunch included)(1) Vila Real and the Solar d

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 476.11 AUD

On-board : 556.34 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package Porto by night Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum Porto Wine Route (tasting) Salamanca by bike (day trip - lunch included)(1) Vila Real and the Solar d

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 479.60 AUD

On-board : 559.82 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package   Porto by night Porto (tour and tasting) Porto Wine Route (tasting) Salamanca (day trip - lunch included) Vila Real the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor)

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 441.23 AUD

On-board : 514.48 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Porto by night

A unique opportunity to admire the city of Porto by night during a panoramic tour by bus. You will love the old, preserved districts of this city of immense character, classed as a World Heritage Site

DURATION 01:15 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 45.34 AUD

On-board : 50.58 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
Guided tour of Salamanca (lunch included)

Departure by coach towards Salamanca where you'll meet up with your guides. Since 1988, the Old Town of Salamanca has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The classified area extends on

DURATION 10:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 160.45 AUD

On-board : 160.45 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Porto and wine tasting

Departure by coach from the Villa Nova de Gaia Quay, facing Porto from across the Douro river and the famous Dom Luis I Bridge, built between 1881 and 1886 by French engineer Theophile Seyrig, one of

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 87.20 AUD

On-board : 97.66 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Touring Porto via tram and visiting the Tram Museum

We'll leave from Vila Nova de Gaia by coach for downtown Porto. Once we arrive, we'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 87.20 AUD

On-board : 97.66 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Vila Real and Mateus Palace

We'll leave from Regua or Pinhão for Vila Real, where aristocrats built grand palaces during the 16th and 17th centuries. The architecture of the religious buildings is here extremely varie

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 101.15 AUD

On-board : 111.62 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
Salamanca by bike

You'll leave by coach with your host/hostess from Barca d'Alva for Salamanca where you'll meet up with your guides. Is there a more unusual way to tour this Spanish city than on a comforta

DURATION 10:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 184.86 AUD

On-board : 205.79 AUD

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1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Wines trail of Porto

Departure from Ferradosa for our excursion along the Porto wine route. We'll discover this incredible vineyard extending over 100 km along the Douro river all the way to the Spanish border. We'

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 85.46 AUD

On-board : 94.18 AUD

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