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From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise)

Portugal and Spain will unveil their treasures along a unique cruise over the Douro. Discover Porto, a city full of charm where its heritage is perfectly combined with the modern, cosmopolitan and intimate at the same time. You will visit the charming city of Lamego where breath-taking landscapes of green hills offer an interesting change of scenery. You will also discover Guimarães and its fascinating stories that are reflected in the many monuments and historic buildings surrounding the town.

Trip code : POP_PP

Duration : 8 days

Destination :

Travel Dates :2022

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 onboard
  • 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

  • Intoxicating getaway between vineyards and the river
  • Heritage, flavors, dances and traditional songs
  • Fado, flamenco, and traditional evenings on board

DAY 1

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 before dinner. In the evening, we'll set out on an optional excursion by coach for both packages to see Porto by night.

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Porto. Discover one of the oldest cities in Europe, with a historic center that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DISCOVERY: Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum followed by a tasting of some of the local specialties in the old city.
In the afternoon, we'll cruise through the Douro Valley with its fabulous landscapes. Enjoy an evening of dancing or time at leisure in Regua tonight.

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Vila Réal, a town with a great variety of religious buildings and architecture. In the afternoon, the cruise continues to the heart of the most famous vineyards in Porto to Vega de Terron. We'll arrive in the evening. Enjoy an evening of Flamenco entertainment.

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
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.

This morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: "wines of Porto" excursion followed by a wine-tasting session*. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Lamego. This afternoon will be spent cruising. Enjoy an evening of Fado-themed entertainment

DAY 7

This morning, enjoy time at leisure in Porto. In the afternoon, join us for the optional 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

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

FAQ & Travel Blog

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 - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - Flamenco, Fado and traditional folk entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package Porto by night Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum Vila Real and the Solar de Mateus Manor (outdoor) Salamanca by bike (day trip - lunch included)(1) Po

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 371 AUD

On-board : 434 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

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

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 359 AUD

On-board : 420 AUD