Douro Delights - Porto to Barca d'Alva

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 8 nights
  • Departs 17 Sep 2019
  • Sails from Porto, Portugal
  • Ship MS AmaVida
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1301572‍
  • Voyage code ‍19091776718‍

Your Itinerary

Aerial panoramic view of orange rooftops and historical buildings of the old city of Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal Tue 17 Sep 2019

Aerial panoramic view of orange rooftops and historical buildings of the old city of Porto, Portugal

This evening, get to know your fellow travellers and your crew at the Captain’s Welcome Reception (D)

Aerial panoramic view of orange rooftops and historical buildings of the old city of Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal Wed 18 Sep 2019

Aerial panoramic view of orange rooftops and historical buildings of the old city of Porto, Portugal

★Freedom of Choice★

Explore Porto’s Old Town and delight in its 16th Century buildings. Take a cable car ride and enjoy a port tasting. Alternatively, journey to Matosinhos and visit a traditional restaurant for a cooking demonstration of local delicacies or enjoy a walking tour (B,L,D)

Aerial panoramic view of orange rooftops and historical buildings of the old city of Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal Thu 19 Sep 2019

Aerial panoramic view of orange rooftops and historical buildings of the old city of Porto, Portugal

Take a morning excursion to Guimarães, an authentic and well-preserved showcase of the evolution of medieval settlement. Back on board, enjoy some scenic cruising through the Douro Valley

★Signature Experience★

Visit Quinta da Avelada, a family business that has been producing wine in the Douro region since the 1870s. Explore the gardens on a tour, followed by wine and cheese tasting and private dinner (B,L,D)

Guimaraes

Guimaraes Thu 19 Sep 2019

Guimaraes

Entre-os-Rios, Portugal

Entre-Os-Rios, Portugal Thu 19 Sep 2019

Entre-os-Rios, Portugal
Entre-os-Rios, Portugal

Entre-Os-Rios, Portugal Fri 20 Sep 2019

Entre-os-Rios, Portugal

This morning, delight in the beauty of this sun-drenched region as you cruise to Régua. On arrival, visit the Douro Museum, which provides an incredible insight into culture of the Douro Valley wine region (B,L,D)

Regua Sat 21 Sep 2019

Close to a nature reserve is Peso de Régua, a riverside town which monopolised the port wine industry in the 1800s

Pinhao, Portugal

Régua – Pinhão, Portugal Sat 21 Sep 2019

Pinhao, Portugal

★Freedom of Choice★

Tour the ancient town of Lamego and visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies. You’ll then sample bola de Lamego, a delicious specialty dish of the region or enjoy a picnic with views of the Douro river (B,L,D)

Pinhao, Portugal

Pinhao, Portugal Sun 22 Sep 2019

Pinhao, Portugal

Visit Palacio de Mateus which was built in 1745, the palace offers a wonderful insight into the lives of Portuguese aristocracy. Later, enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board

★Signature Experience★

Visit Quinta da Avessada for a traditional lunch, followed by a port wine tasting at Quinta do Seixo (B,L,D)

Barca d’Alva, Portugal

Barca d'Alva, Portugal Mon 23 Sep 2019

Barca d’Alva, Portugal

Travel to the village of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo today. See the castle ruins and take in the spectacular panoramic views of the Douro Valley and surrounding towns (B,L,D)

Barca d’Alva, Portugal

Barca d'Alva, Portugal - Madrid, Spain Tue 24 Sep 2019

Barca d’Alva, Portugal

Disembark and travel to the ancient city of Salamanca. During a tour, see the University of Salamanca and the House of Shells. Afterwards, continue to your hotel in Madrid, where you will be able to enjoy the evening at your leisure (B,L)

Madrid

Madrid Wed 25 Sep 2019

Madrid

What's included *

  • Expert services of a Cruise Director
  • Friendly, English-speaking local guides on all excursions
  • All delicious on board meals, freshly prepared by an expert chef to reflect regional flavours
  • Comprehensive range of guided tours and sightseeing excursions
  • Unique and exclusive Signature Experiences offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences (on select sailings)
  • Insider Experiences offering unique special stays, local insights and memorable meals (on select sailings)
  • Freedom of Choice touring allowing you to tailor your holiday around your own interests (on select sailings)
  • All port charges, taxes and tipping
  • Brexit Protection Guarantee - we guarantee the price of your holiday will not increase, plus you are fully protected by ABTA & ATOL
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 24th June 2019 and receive a FREE case of six fine wines

Book today and earn up to £87.90 off your next ROL Cruise booking

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The Ship - MS AmaVida

The MS AmaVida travels along Portugal's Douro River, one of Europe's most pure and unspoiled rivers. Every stateroom aboard the MS AmaVida presents a range of contemporary appointments including complimentary wireless internet, a fully-equipped ensuite bathroom, climate control, and a 42-inch flat-screen television with internet access. Measuring 215 square feet, Outside Balcony Staterooms offer plenty of space to unwind. And at 323 square feet, the two Suites represent the ultimate in indulgence.

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The Brexit Protection Guarantee ensures after booking your cruise holiday the price paid is final and you will be fully protected by ABTA & ATOL.

Case of six fine wine is based on two sharing, when booking a 7 night cruise or more in an Ocean View stateroom or above. Offer is for UK mainland addresses only and is not combinable with any other ROL Cruise added value. Offer ends 8.30pm 10th June 2019.

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