The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise)

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 18-79 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • Tour Code BM-17627
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Porto, Portugal
  • Ends Porto, Portugal
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Lamego and the most beautiful Baroque sanctuary in Portugal
  • The formal gardens at the Mateus Palace
  • Salamanca, awe-inspiring Spanish city
  • Pinhão and tasting of port wine
  • Porto, a coastal town full of culture and tradition
  • Aveiro, known as the "Venice of Portugal”
  • Flamenco, Fado and folk entertainment on board
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The tour "The Douro River, The Spirit Of Portugal (port-to-port Cruise)" is a cruise trip that sets out and ends in Porto. You will be cruising through Spain and Portugal and pass by Regua, Barca De Alva and Porto. "The Douro River, The Spirit Of Portugal (port-to-port Cruise)" takes 8 days and includes cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and other items. Please see the package includes section for more details.

Visit Spain and Portugal connected by the Golden River. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Douro opens its doors where you will discover terraced vineyards, typical villages, quintas and their wines all along the river. Explore Salamanca, named as “the small Rome” classified World Heritage by UNESCO, don’t miss out its cathedral. Embark for an unforgettable journey through these magnificent countries.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Porto
  • Day 2 : Porto - Regua
  • Day 3 : Regua - Pinhao - Vega De Terron
  • Day 4 : Vega De Terron - Salamanca - Barca D'alva
  • Day 5 : Barca D'alva - Ferradosa - Pinhao
  • Day 6 : Pinhao - Porto
  • Day 7 : Porto
  • Day 8 : Porto
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
Meals
  • Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
  • Gala dinner
Others
  • Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Onboard entertainment
  • All excursions mentioned in the program
  • Flamenco entertainment
  • Fado entertainment
  • Traditional folk entertainment
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
  • Personal expenses.
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 92 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 91 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 21 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 September 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 91 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Tour Packages
The The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) tour offers two separate excursion packages, DISCOVERY and CLASSIC, which are not included in the price and must be paid for separately. You have the option of purchasing either one of the packages once your booking has been confirmed.
Please note that you can also purchase these packages onboard, but at higher prices. COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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