Douro River Cruises
Stunning scenery and an unforgettable taste of Portugal's history, culture and traditions ... one of the world's great experiences.
Summer 2 and 4 night and 7 night cruises from GBP 243.00 (typical) per person, with international and Portuguese cuisine, on-board entertainment and overnight stays at places like Bitetos, Pinhao, Barca d'Alva and Regua on hotel ships including the Alto Douro, Douro Cruiser, Douro Queen and Douro Spirit.
New this year is the Spirit of Chartwell, the river barge used by Her Majesty the Queen during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, now adapted to provide the finest furnishings, elegance and comfort for 7 night luxury cruises April-August and October-November and 2 and 3 night mid-week cruises in July-August.
All cruises offer an optional shore-side programme with opportunities to explore Lamego, Salamanca, Figueira Castelo Rodrigo and the Mateus Palace (birthplace of the world-famous wine and home of the Count of Vila Real).
Summer cruise itinerary (2 nights)
Summer cruise itinerary (4 nights)
Alto Douro cruise itinerary (7 nights)
Douro Cruiser cruise itinerary (7 nights)
Douro Queen cruise itinerary (7 nights)
Spirit of Chartwell cruise itinerary (7 nights)
Hotel ship cruise prices
Check cruise availability
For Portfolio accommodation around Porto and the Douro|
please see Povoa de Varzim, Vila Cha and Douro Valley.
Portfolio offers self catering and room and breakfast accommodation throughout Portugal. The minimum self catering booking is 3 nights (7 in July/August). Room and breakfast is 3 nights minimum all year, or 2 nights each at two or more properties. As far as possible arrival days are flexible to allow a short break or last minute holiday using cheaper mid-week flights. Car hire is available at Lisbon or Faro airports or transfers between Faro airport and any location in Algarve. Do please contact us with any queries.
For more information on this area you need
The Rough Guide to Portugal (Rough Guide Travel Guides).
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