Operator: Just You
Destination: Portugal
Price From: £3699.00

Tour Overview:

Characterized by steep slopes and stunning wine terraces, the Douro Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the beauty of Porto’s architecture and be transported back to the Middle Ages in the charming cities of the Portuguese hinterland while relaxing on this river cruise.

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Just You Holiday Director

  • Return flights from London

  • Overseas transfers, other transportation, and porterage

  • 7 nights onboard Nicko cruises – Douro Queen

  • 20 included meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners

  • Unlimited drinks package*

  • All gratuities and WIFI on the cruise

  • All port fees


Day 1: UK to Porto

Fly to Porto, beautifully located on the banks of the Douro River and famous for giving its name to the iconic port wine. Upon arrival, transfer to your Nicko Cruises ship and after time to settle into your cabin, meet your traveling companions over a welcome drink prior to dinner onboard. Meals included: D

Day 2: Porto – Caldas de Aregos

After breakfast onboard, enjoy a city tour of Porto. Visit a typical port wine cellar for an opportunity to see some casks full of port and to taste a sample of the world-famous Portuguese tipple. Return to the cruise for lunch and sail to Caldas de Aregos, arriving this evening. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 3: Caldas de Aregos – Pinho

Arrive into the picturesque little town of Pinho, situated deep in the heart of one of Portugal’s most established port wine-growing regions. This afternoon visit Mateus Palace before returning to the ship. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4: Pinho – Barca d’Alva

Enjoy a leisurely morning whilst sailing to Barca d’Alva. On arrival, enjoy an excursion to Castelo Rodrigo, one of Portugal’s historical parishes. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 5: Barca d’Alva – Pocinho

A day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of your cruise or to take the optional excursion to the Spanish city of Salamanca. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 6: Pocinho – Regua

Arrive early this afternoon into Regua. Visit the warm and charming town of Lamego, rich in history, and home to one of the most important places of pilgrimage in Portugal. Return to the cruise for dinner this evening. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 7: Regua – Porto

Enjoy a day at leisure cruising back to Porto where you will arrive in the early afternoon. Meals included: B,L,D

Day 8: Porto – UK

After breakfast, disembark from the cruise and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Meals included: B