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Porto, the Douro Valley
(Portugal), and Salamanca (Spain)

8 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1: LISBON
You'll check into your 3-star hotel in Lisbon at the end of the day. Dinner will be served. The evening is free to do as you please.
 
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. The evening is free to do as you please.
 
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, where you'll board our ship. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. In the evening, we'll set out on an excursion to see Porto by night.
 
DAY 4: PORTO - REGUA
Excursions proposed:
 
CLASSIC: Discover Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe, whose historic center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum.
 
Dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment by the crew.
 
DAY 5: REGUA - PINHAO - VEGA DE TERRON (Spain)
Join us for an excursion for both packages to Vila Real, where aristocrats built grand palaces during the 16th and 17th centuries. Spanish-themed dinner and evening on board.
 
DAY 6: BARCA D'ALVA - SENHORA DA RIBEIRA
Excursions proposed:
 
CLASSIC: Excursion to Salamanca, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
DISCOVERY as a supplement: Salamanca by bike. You will get to know not only all the must-see sites but also the places off the typical touristic paths. 
Tonight is our gala evening.
 
DAY 7: SENHORA DA RIBEIRA - FERRADOSA - FOLGOSA - LEVERINHO
Excursion for both packages: excursion on the Porto Wine Route. The afternoon will be spent cruising, Enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.
 
DAY 8: LEVERINHO- PORTO
Enjoy breakfast before arriving in Porto at 9:00 a.m. and disembarking.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Tours of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and Coimbra and its unquestionable charm.
  • Porto, a city between vineyards and the sea
  • The Porto wine road
  • Salamanca and its architectural treasures
  • Vila real and the gardens of Solar de Mateus
All This Included
  • Your cruise with all meals from breakfast to dinner
  • Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served by CroisiEurope during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
  • The excursions mentioned in the program
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • The gala dinner and evening
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Lisbon: To be determined 
Cruising: Cabin onboard the MS Miguel Torga, MS Fernao de Magalhaes or MS Infante don Henrique or similar
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available. 
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • 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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