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Portugal's Douro River Cruise 8 Day

Europe
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUSSKCDOL

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Cruise
  • Excursions: 6

​From the calm waters of the Douro River, Portugal's splendid sights come into view, from lush vineyards to medieval towns. 

​From the calm waters of the Douro River, Portugal's splendid sights come into view, from lush vineyards to medieval towns.

PRICE FROM ? £1799 per person
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What's Included

  • ​Just You Tour Manager as your host 
  • Return flights from Gatwick with TAP Air Portugal 
  • 7 nights all-inclusive on board 4 and 4* premium ships
  • 8 days, 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners and all drinks 
  • ​Specialist Local Guide 
  • Captain's welcome cocktail reception
  • Farewell gala dinner
  • Overseas transfers & other transportation
  • Porterage 
  • Dedicated Just You representative to greet you at all UK airports 
  • Onboard entertainment on some evenings
  • Complimentary wi-fi on board

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK to Oporto
  • ​Fly to Oporto, Portugal's second city, where your river cruiser awaits. This evening get to know your fellow travellers over a drink and dinner. You might also choose to join an optional tour of the city by night.​
  • DAY 2 Oporto
  • ​UNESCO-listed Oporto is famed as the home of port wine. A tour will show you its highlights before we head to nearby Vila Nova de Gaia for a port tasting.​
  • DAY 3 Oporto & Regua
  • This afternoon on our optional excursion we will journey by coach from Porto to charming city of Guimarães whose historic town centre has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001. Guimarães is regarded as the birth place of Portugal and its extensive history is reflected in the variety of national monuments and historic buildings found within the city. With our guide, we'll begin the tour of this university town on foot to discover its historical treasures. Alternatively you can you might choose to explore Oporto at your own pace. This afternoon we shall sail the Douro valley to Regua.​
  • DAY 4 Regua & Vega De Teron
  • ​On an optional excursion to Vila Real, you can take in the beautiful gardens of Solar de Mateus before rejoining the ship in Pinhão. As we set sail towards Vega de Teron, admire the sight of the many steep, terraced vineyards lining the banks of the river.​
  • DAY 5 Vega de Teron
  • Enjoy the views and your ship's facilities this morning. Salamanca is an old university city which you can explore on an optional excursion. The University here was founded in 1218 and is one of the oldest in Europe​, while Plaza Mayor is regarded as one of Spain's most beautiful squares. We sail towards Barca D'Alva this evening.
  • DAY 6 Ferradosa & Pinhão
  • ​We head to Ferradosa via the Valeira and Pocinho locks this morning. You can taste some more of Portugal's signature tipple if you choose to join an optional excursion here. Tonight, enjoy a gala evening aboard the ship​.
  • DAY 7 Oporto
  • ​The medieval town of Lamego, with the spectacular Nossa Senhora de Remedios sanctuary and the impressive Gothic cathedral, is a wonderful place to visit on an optional excursion. Return to the ship for lunch before we cruise back to Oporto. This evening gather with your travelling companions for a farewell dinner on board the ship followed by a traditional show.​
  • DAY 8 Oporto to UK
  • ​We disembark the ship and fly back to the UK today​
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Accommodation

    • MS Gil Eanes
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Optional Excursions

  • ​Oporto by night
  • Oporto 
  • Guimaraes
  • Vila Real 
  • Salamanca 
  • Port wine tasting & vineyards 
  • Lamego

The above optional excursions can be pre-booked from just £310 ​

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Further Information

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