Unforgettable Douro

Resort:Unforgettable Douro
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Europe, Portugal, Spain
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Enjoy the beautiful vistas of vineyards and wineries on this 10 day cruise along the utterly beautiful Douro River from incredible Porto to Vega de Terron.


Day 1: UK > Porto

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Porto. Fly from one of up to 5 UK airports. On arrival into Porto airport you’ll be met and transferred to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits from your crew.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Porto > Entre-os-Rios

Today, discover the unique historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio do Bolsa. Then enjoy a relaxing afternoon of cruising as your luxury Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Entre-os-Rios.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Entre-os-Rios

Guimares was the seat of the first King of Portugal and is dominated by the impressive Ducal Palace, which dates back to medieval times. Its a great tour to kickstart your interest in this fascinating region. Alternatively, you could choose a tasting at the fairytale property of Quinta Aveleda, a renowned regional sparkling wine producer. The incredible gardens alone make the excursion worthwhile.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Regua

Tour the elegant town of Lamego, with its many fine Baroque structures, or enjoy a guided visit of Mateus Palace, the historic icon depicted on the labels of Portugals famous Mateus ros wine.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Regua > Vega de Terron

Today, enjoy a full day cruising the Douro Valleys Vinhateiro wine growing region. Classified a World Heritage-listed Site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back for 2000 years. In fact, its impeccable port wines have been world-famous since at least the 18th century.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Salamanca

Take your time absorbing the sheer architectural splendour of Salamanca, a city as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Youll get to enjoy a fabulous Spanish dining experience for lunch, accompanied by an energetic Flamenco dance performance, followed by some free time where you can explore at will.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Pocinho > Pinh£o

Over breakfast, youll enjoy a leisurely cruise to nearby Pocinho for our Ca Valley discovery.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Pinh£o

Today youll 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 including their local bakery, and the bar with its wonderfully eclectic collection of regional wares. This is a specially choreographed experience only open to Scenic guests. Youll also visit the church for a special recital, and enjoy wine tasting at the restored manor house of Morgadio da Calada. What better way to immerse yourself in the local culture.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 9: Pinh£o > Porto

Having spent the previous eight days discovering the treasures of the Douro, Varosa and Ca Valleys, enjoy an exclusive Douro Valley Wine Review, as well as on board activities, including a cork jewellery workshop. Otherwise, simply enjoy the beauty of the region as you cruise back into Porto.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 10: Porto

Acquaint yourself with the local fishing industry by meeting the fishermen of Afurada village as they return to port with the days catch. Hear their tales of the sea in a local taberna where theyll prepare their catch over an open fire which youll enjoy with a chilled glass of wine. How hospitable.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 11: Porto > UK

After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your return journey home. Fly to one of up to 5 UK airports.

Meals included: Breakfast