Sku: 79691

Visit Spain and Portugal connected by the Golden River. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Douro opens its doors where you will discover terraced vineyards, typical villages, Quintas and their wines all along the river. Explore Salamanca, named “the small Rome” classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, and don’t miss out on its cathedral. Embark for an unforgettable journey through these magnificent countries.

Start and end in Porto! With the River Cruise tour of The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations), you have an 8 days tour package taking you through Porto, Portugal and 8 other destinations in Europe. The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) (12 destinations) includes accommodation, an expert guide, insurance, meals, transport and more.

Additional Information:

Tour Operator: CroisiEurope River Cruises
Ship capacity: 142
Age range: 1 to 99
Operated in: English
Tour id: 79691


Day 1: PORTO

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 5:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. After dinner, the evening is free to do as you, please.


Join us for a guided tour of Porto followed by a wine-tasting session in the cellars at Vila Nova de Gaïa. The afternoon will be spent sailing.


Take part in our excursion to Vila Réal, a town with a great variety of religious buildings and architecture. We’ll stroll through the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace. The afternoon will be spent sailing. Enjoy an evening of Flamenco entertainment.

Day 4: VEGA DE TERRON – Salamanca – BARCA D’ALVA

Join us for an excursion to Salamanca (lunch included). We’ll visit its unusual cathedral and its famous university dating back to 1218, making it one of the oldest in the world. We’ll return on board after our tour and enjoy an evening of entertainment.


This morning will be spent cruising. We’ll set off on our excursion along the Porto Wine Route: we’ll discover the vineyards famously arranged in rows as well as small typical villages, followed by a wine-tasting session in a true Portuguese Quinta. Tonight’s our gala evening and dinner.


Join us on a guided tour of Lamego. The afternoon will be spent sailing towards Porto. Enjoy an evening of Fado entertainment.

Day 7: PORTO

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Porto at your own pace. Afterwards, join us for an excursion to Aveiro, a charming medieval town surrounded by salt marshes, beaches and lagoons. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk entertainment.

Day 8: PORTO

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.



Double-occupancy cabin with shower in the private bathroom

MS Infante don Henrique
MS Vasco da Gama
MS Amalia Rodrigues


Official welcome from the captain and crew


Travel assistance and repatriation insurance


Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day

Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)

Welcome cocktail

Gala dinner

All meals included – DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar

Refined French cuisine – Gala dinner and evening – Welcome cocktail

Additional Services

Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom

Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess

Onboard entertainment

All excursions mentioned in the program

Flamenco entertainment

Fado entertainment

Traditional folk entertainment

Travel assistance and repatriation insurance

All port fees.

Free Wi-Fi onboard

Headsets are included for excursions

Onboard activities

All port fees included


Cruise ship

ShipsMS Infante don Henrique

MS Vasco da Gama

MS Amalia Rodrigues

Not Included:


International flights are not included


Other activities and services are not included

Additional Services

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers

cancellation and baggage insurance

transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points

personal expenses


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