Scenic Cruises – Tour Details 2018-11-19T20:14:57+00:00

Cruise the idyllic Douro Valley in 5-star luxury on this 8 day round trip from Porto. Tour elegant Lamego & discover Salamanca's striking architecture.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.


Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Porto
Welcome to Porto where you’ll board the luxurious Scenic Azure for your cruise of the idyllic Douro Valley.

Porto > Regua
Today, enjoy on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua where you have the chance to explore the Douro Museum at your leisure. Learn about the culture, history and identity of the people living in this wine-growing region of the Douro Valley.

Regua > Vega de Terron
Freechoice: Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of its famous Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine region as you continue towards Spain.

Salamanca
Discover Salamanca’s architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate Spanish culture with lunch showcasing the local cuisine while you enjoy a Flamenco dance performance.

Pocinho > Pinhão
Take a leisurely cruise this morning to nearby Pocinho. Freechoice: Visit the award winning Côa Valley Museum or, if you’re a little more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion. Sundowners Enjoy a cocktail on the Sun Deck surrounded by newfound friends as you sail this picturesque stretch of the river towards Pinhão.

Pinhão > Porto
Visit the remarkable village of Provesende, showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusive for Scenic guests. Enrich The beauty of São Francisco Church is sure to impress. The facade is a mixture of Gothic and Baroque architecture, while the interior glows with intricate wood carvings covered in gold. Witness a spectacular private concert in these wondrous surroundings.

Porto
Today, discover the historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa. Freechoice: Tour Guimarães and Ducal Palace, or enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta Aveleda.

Porto
Your leisurely cruise of Portugal’s Douro Valley concludes after breakfast and you’ll be transferred to Porto Airport with all your wonderful memories intact.

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