Lisbon is a city of incomparable beauty, marked by a rich history and a great culture. Pastel houses, blue waters and trams that evoke San Francisco will captivate you. The Portuguese capital is a city that has crossed history with brilliance, perfect combination of a rich past that gives it its charm and attractive modernity. You will enjoy 3 days in Lisbon before joining the POB_AIPP cruise in the heart of Portugal.
At the end of the day, we'll check in to a 4-star hotel in Lisbon. After dinner, the evening is free to do as you please.
This morning, we'll set out for a guided tour of Lisbon. We'll discover the Belém Cultural Center and its famous Belém tower, an architectural jewel and a symbol of the Age of Discovery. We'll also visit the Jeronimos Monastery, a masterpiece of Manueline architecture. In the afternoon, we'll take a panoramic tour of Lisbon, also known as "the City of the Light¿. Afterwards, we'll return to our hotel. The evening is free to do as you please.
LISBON - COIMBRA - PORTO
Departure by coach to Coimbra, a romantic source of inspiration to many a poet. This afternoon, we'll discover this charming city that cascades down the hillside to the Rio Mondego. After our tour, we'll hit the road again towards 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. In the evening, join us on an excursion by coach for both packages: Tour of Porto by night.
PORTO - REGUA
This morning will be spent cruising. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Lamego. Enjoy an evening of dancing.
REGUA - PINHAO - PORTO ANTIGO
Take part in our excursion for both packages: Discover the formal gardens at the Mateus Palace and Vila Real. We'll spend the afternoon cruising. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.
PORTO ANTIGO - PORTO
We'll spend the morning cruising. This afternoon, join us on the excursions proposed :
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe, whose historic center was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
DISCOVERY: Touring Porto via tram and visiting the tram museum. We'll board one of the city's trams and partake in this urban-tourism experience all the way to the mouth of the Douro. We'll finish up our excursion with a tasting of some of the local specialties.
The evening is free to do as you please.
PORTO - Guimarães - PORTO
Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Porto at your own pace. This afternoon, join us for the excursions proposed :
CLASSIC: Tour of Guimarães.
DISCOVERY: Hiking to Vila Nova de Gaïa and tasting of some of the local wines*.
Tonight's our gala evening and dinner followed by traditional folk entertainment.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9.00 a.m. End of our services.