Day 1: Porto
Arrival in Porto and private transfer from Porto Airport to your Hotel in Porto, where you will stay for 2 nights with breakfast included.
Tonight, welcome dinner where you will try some of the best dishes of Northern cuisine. (included)
Overnight in Porto.
Day 2: Porto and its Culture, History and Port Wine
In the morning, after breakfast, we will visit the city center of Porto, considered World Heritage by UNESCO, you will have more than enough time to explore all the more emblematic sites of the city. We will finish this tour right in front of the river where you can admire the D. Luis bridge and all of the Port Wine lodges that brought fame and fortune to the city. Visit and wine tasting to one of the best Port Wine cellars.
Free afternoon in Porto.
Overnight at Porto.
Day 3: Amarante and Peso da Regua
In the morning, private transfer to the charming and exclusive boat Spirit of Chartwell, in Régua.
On the way, stop in the historical city of Amarante, follow by a traditional lunch with wine pairing.
Check-in at 16h00 to your boat.
This afternoon you will have a welcome cocktail on arrival.
A welcome dinner will be served onboard, drinks included with a performance of a Portuguese music folk show.
Overnight in Regua at Spirit of Chartwell.
Day 4: Lamego and Barca de Alva
The breakfast will be served on the boat. In the morning, visit Lamego City and its Sanctuary, with a tasting of some local products.
We will start our way upriver until Barca de Alva.
Lecture: ” Douro – River and Region”
At 8:00pm Ship arrives in Barca D´Alva
Themed dinner on board “Portuguese Night” and a Vintage Port Wine bottle opening Ceremony.
Overnight in Barca d’ Alva at Spirit of Chartwell.
Day 5: Salamanca with lunch and Flamenco Show
The breakfast will be served on the boat.
In the morning, we will depart for a full-day visit of the Spanish City of Salamanca, where we will have lunch and assist to an incredible show of Flamenco.
At 6pm we will start to sail to Pocinho.
Dinner overviewing Douro Valley.
Accommodation at Spirit of Chartwell.
Day 6: Pinhão, Quinta do Seixo
At 7 am start sailing to Pinhão.
Breakfast on board
Presentation “Culinary delight” by our Chef followed by tasting.
Lunch on board
14:30am | Ship arrives at Pinhão
Visit with Pic – Nic and wine tasting at Quinta da Seixo.
Dinner on board
Overnight in Pinhão at Spirit of Chartwell.
Day 7: Porto and we’ll see you next year!
At 8:00am Ship starts sailing to Régua
Brunch on board
12:00am | Ship arrives in Régua
Check out and disembarkation.
Transfer to the airport or hotel in case you want to spend more days in Portugal, if so, just contact us and we will be happy to provide all the information that you may need.