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Delightful Douro

Resort:Delightful Douro
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Europe, Portugal, Spain
Price From: £2445.00


The soul of Portugal

From windswept seaside meanderings to the astonishing beauty of the Douro Valley, this is a journey of contemplation and elegance.
In Porto, board the luxurious Scenic Azure, which will transport you through the hidden gem that is the Douro Valley. Days will be spent immersed in the proud history and culture of a unique land that still retains many of its centuries-old traditions.


Day 1 – Porto

Fly to Porto from one of up to 9 UK regional airports. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your state-of-the-art Space-Ship. Enjoy a warm welcome reception on board the luxurious Scenic Azure.

Meals Included:Dinner

Day 2 – Porto > Regua

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.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – Regua > Vega de Terron


Tour the elegant town of Lamego including the breathtaking Shrine of our Lady of Remedies, or visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of its famous ros, orKayaking on Pinhao river.

Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine region as you continue towards Spain.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 – Vega de Terron


Take your time absorbing the architectural splendour of Salamanca. Alternatively, you may choose to visit the Portuguese village, Freixo de Espada Cinta for a guided tour and visit to their silk museum.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 – Pocinho > Pinho


Visit the award winning Ca Valley Museum. Alternatively, join the Tastes of the Ca Valley excursion and sample some of the regions produce such as jams, marmalades and sugared almonds.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Pinho > 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.


The beauty of So Francisco Church is sure to impress. The faade 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.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Porto

Discover the historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa, a neoclassical-style building that started construction in 1842 and took over 65 years to complete.


Tour Guimares, the seat of the first King of Portugal, including the impressive Ducal Palace, or enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta da Aveleda.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Porto

Your cruise concludes after breakfast as you’re transferred to Porto airport. Your time in Portugal’s Douro Valley may have come to an end, but you’ll leave with wonderful memories and newfound friends. Travel to one of up to 9 UK regional airports.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions

Meals Included:Breakfast