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Douro River Valley - Porto to Porto

From £6,999pp

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Unlimited drinks & included gratuities*

Sail with Uniworld, as seen on Channel 5's Cruising with Jane McDonald

Included shore excursions & free wi-fi*

6★ All-Inclusive boutique river cruising*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 7 nights
  • Departs 14 Jul 2024
  • Sails from Porto, Portugal
  • Ship S.S. São Gabriel
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍2004872

Your Itinerary

A panoramic view of Porto

Porto, Portugal Sun 14 Jul 2024

A panoramic view of Porto

Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark the ultra-luxurious S.S. Sao Gabriel for your seven night Douro river cruise

A panoramic view of Entre-os-Rios

Porto – Entre-os-Rios, Portugal Mon 15 Jul 2024

A panoramic view of Entre-os-Rios

There’s more to Portugal’s second city than its eponymous fortified wine. Discover its many charms with your choice of distinctively different tours today. Your ship sets sail after your tour, cruising up the Douro toward Entre-os-Rios

★ Featured Excursions: Choice of “Do as the Locals Do” Porto walking tour OR Porto city tour

In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you

Pinhao, Portugal

Entre-os-Rios - Regua – Pinhao, Portugal Tue 16 Jul 2024

Pinhao, Portugal

Today is all about wine, which has been cultivated in the Douro River Valley since ancient Roman times. Learn about the history of Port during your visit to the Douro Museum, Travel up winding roads with spectacular views and breath-stealing drop-offs for lunch at a local quinta

Pinhao, Portugal

Pinhao, Portugal – Vega de Terron, Spain Wed 17 Jul 2024

Pinhao, Portugal

Feel the centuries fall away as your ship winds its way through the pristine, dramatic, UNESCO-protected landscapes of the Douro River Valley. Head ashore for a choice of excursions

★ Featured Excursions: Enjoy a Quinta do Seixo guided tour with tasting OR Vineyard hike and tasting at a local quinta

An aerial view of Salamanca

Salamanca, Spain – Barca d’Alva, Portugal Thu 18 Jul 2024

An aerial view of Salamanca

Today, visit the historic university town of Salamanca – the “Golden City” – famous for its sand-coloured buildings and abundance of churches. Later, feel the centuries fall away as your ship winds its way through the pristine, dramatic UNESCO-protected landscapes of the Douro River Valley

Barca d’Alva, Portugal

Barca d’Alva - Regua, Portugal Fri 19 Jul 2024

Barca d’Alva, Portugal

Explore Castelo Rodrigo, both the name of a hilltop castle as well as the village that surrounds it. The view from the top is incredible and the village is a charming place to ramble, relax and replenish. This morning cruise the upper Douro River Valley, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

A panoramic view of Guimarães

Regua (Guimaraes), Porto, Portugal Sat 20 Jul 2024

A panoramic view of Guimarães

Explore Guimarães, the town where Portugal was born. Its well-preserved architecture and stylish young residents make it a pleasure to visit. Or opt for a leisurely walking tour through Ribeira’s quaint cobbled streets.

In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you

A panoramic view of Porto

Porto, Portugal Sun 21 Jul 2024

A panoramic view of Porto

Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport

What's included *

  • Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with luxurious amenities from Hermes and L’Occitane en Provence
  • In-suite butler service on all ships in Europe (not available in Russia & Portugal)
  • Stays at luxurious and centrally located five-star hotels where applicable
  • All gratuities on board and ashore including local guides and bus drivers (gratuities included vary in Russia and Asia)
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Unlimited beverages on board including local fine wines, sparkling wines and champagne, handmade cocktails, craft beer and premium spirits (inclusions vary for Russia and Asia)
  • A variety of on board dining experiences with open seating and a casual-elegant dress code
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Ship-wide Wi-Fi access (excludes Russia & Asia)
  • Fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
  • Book with ROL Cruise and earn exclusive Cruise Miles® + your River Heritage Club rewards with Uniworld
  • Plus, book by 8pm 31st May 2024 and SAVE an additional £150 off of the advertised fares*

Book today and earn up to £157.98 off your next ROL Cruise booking

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The Ship - S.S. São Gabriel

  • Occupancy100
  • Length262 ft (79.86 m)
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Designed to embody the beautiful Douro River Valley region, S.S. São Gabriel brings the destination to life through her décor and delectable food and wine.

What’s onboard: 24-Hour Coffee and Tea Station, Douro Wine Cellar, Feitoria Restaurant, Fitness Center, Guest Laundry, Heritage Bistro, Office, Reception, Serenity River Spa, Shop, Swimming Pool, Vintage Bar and much, much more.

S.S. São Gabriel

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL licence protects all our packages or tailor-made holidays booked through ROL Cruise, so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award-winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Uniworld River Cruises FAQs

What plug sockets are in my cabin?

Europe and Russia sailings: The European standard 220 volts with a 110v outlet in every stateroom and suite. ROL Cruise recommends taking an adapter plug with you.

Egypt and Peru sailings: Voltage is 220V/50HZ on board the ship and in hotels. You will need a three-pin adapter and possibly a voltage converter.

India sailings: Voltage is 220V/50HZ on board the ship and in hotels. On board the ship outlets that accommodate both 110V and 220V appliances are available in the suites. In the hotels you will need a three-pin adapter and possibly a voltage converter.

Vietnam and Cambodia: Voltage is 220V/50HZ on board the ship and in hotels. On board the ship outlets that accommodate both 110V and 220V appliances are available in the suites. In the hotels you will need a three-pin adapter and possibly a voltage converter. In Cambodia you will need a two-round-pin-type adapter plug and a three-flat-pin-type adaptor plug in Vietnam.


Is smoking permitted onboard Uniworld’s fleet?

Smoking is permitted in designated outdoor spaces. Smoking is not permitted in any inside space or in your stateroom/suite including E Cigarettes and Vapes.


What language is spoken on board?

The language spoken on board Uniworld’s fleet is English.


Is there a dress code onboard?

The dress code on board is smart casual.

On shore, comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.

Clothing will be determined by the climate and shore excursions. Please be advised that some shore excursions will visit temples or holy sites – guests will need to cover their shoulders and knees.


When can I book my shore excursions?

Optional excursions are available to book once on board.


Are drinks included on board?

Europe: Complimentary house wine, local beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee will be served throughout the cruise.

Egypt sailings: Complimentary house wine, local beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee are served during lunch and dinner on board.

India sailings: Complimentary house wine, local beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee will be served throughout the cruise.

Peru sailings: Complimentary house wine, local beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee will be served on board between 6am and 11pm throughout the cruise.

Vietnam and Cambodia sailings: Complimentary house wine, local beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee will be served throughout the cruise.


Are there accessible cabins?

There are no accessible cabins on board, however all stateroom/suites have showers with handrails.


Are Uniworld river cruises able to cater to dietary needs/intolerances?

Uniworld can cater for most dietary requirements, please inform your ROL Cruise consultant of any dietary needs or allergies in advance so Uniworld can accommodate your needs.


Is Wi-Fi included on my Uniworld cruise?

Wi-Fi is complimentary on most sailings to Europe but cannot be guaranteed. It is not available on select Europe sailings, Egypt, India, Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mekong or Peru sailings.


What is the baggage allowance on board?

Due to limited space on board, guests are permitted to bring one suitcase and 1 carry on, excess luggage will be subject to an excess baggage charge. If you are flying, you will need to check with the airline as they will have their own luggage restrictions.


Are gratuities included?

Gratuities are included for on board personnel. You may wish to tip ground staff, this is at your discretion.


* Terms & Conditions

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The offer: £150 voucher is based on 2 people sharing a cabin. Minimum spend of £5,999 applies. £150 discount is per booking and will be subtracted from the total booking value. For new bookings only booked between 24th May 2024 and 8pm 31st May 2024 and not combinable with FCC’s or booked on board bookings. Further T&C’s apply. E&OE.

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