Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Porto, and transfer to your cruise ship the MS Infante Don Henrique, for seven nights. Depending on flight arrival time, you may wish to join our optional Porto by Night excursion. D

Day 2 Porto

Free time or join our optional sightseeing tour. Porto is one of the oldest cities in Europe, its unspoilt old quarter in the historic centre, with its maze of winding narrow streets, arcaded houses and beautiful churches, has been awarded UNESCO world heritage status. Known for its famous port wine made from local grapes grown along the banks of the Douro, we visit a port wine cellar to taste the ‘precious nectar’. Tonight, we enjoy a Fado Themed Evening. B,L,D

Day 3 - Porto to Régua

Today, we offer an optional excursion to Guimaraes. This charming Portuguese town boasts winding cobbled streets, lined with bars and cafés, which lead to pretty squares. Return on board in Leverinho and sail to Régua, through fabulous scenery. We pass through the gigantic lock at Carrapatello. B,L,D

Day 4 - Régua to Vega de Teron

Join our optional excursion to Vila Real, which enjoys a spectacular location between the gorges of the Corgo and Cabril Rivers and is famed for the diversity of its religious architectural styles. Stroll through the beautiful gardens of Solar de Mateus before returning to the ship in Pinhao. The cruise continues into the heart of the most famous vineyards in the Douro Valley, past magnificent hills covered with vine trellises. Arrival in Vega de Teron. Tonight, enjoy an evening of Flamenco entertainment. B,L,D

Day 5 - Salamanca and Barca d’Alva

Join our included excursion, as we travel by coach to Salamanca, awarded UNESCO world heritage status. This town of dazzling beauty houses some extraordinary Romanesque, Arab and Christian architectural treasures. Return to the ship in Barca d’Alva for dinner and an evening of entertainment. B,L,D

Day 6 - Barca d’Alva to Ferradosa to Pinhão (Wines of Porto)

We spend the morning sailing. We stop in Ferradosa, where we offer you an optional excursion to visit the ‘Wines of Porto’, follow the road through the vineyards, stop at an overlook surrounded by vines and enjoy a tasting of wines of Porto. Return on board in Pinhão. Enjoy a free afternoon, exploring Pinhão at your own pace, with its splendid ‘azulejos’ (typical Portuguese tiles). Tonight is our gala evening on board ship. B,L,D

Day 7 - Pinhão to Porto

Join our optional guided tour of Lamego and discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios sanctuary and the cathedral. Return on board in Régua. We spend the afternoon sailing back to Porto, through a number of large locks. Tonight we enjoy a traditional folklore-themed evening. B,L,D

Day 8

Disembark this morning. Transfer to Porto airport for our return flight to the U.K. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Please note: a packed lunch will be provided during land excursions, where applicable, during the cruise.

Departure Dates and Prices 2019 : tour code K8PRD

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
July 9
£1499
Prices per person based on two persons sharing a lower deck cabin. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details; no single rooms/cabins available; flight supplements where applicable.
Cabin upgrades per person - middle deck cabin £165; upper deck cabin £205.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Leger Holidays
Cruising Portugal’s River Douro

8 Days by Air

Prices from only £1499

Discover the delights of the Douro river on this Leger Holidays' cruise. With an included visit to Salamanca, awarded UNESCO world heritage status. This town of dazzling beauty houses some extraordinary Romanesque, Arab and Christian architectural treasures.

To book this Portugal's river Douro cruise with Leger Holidays call them direct on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 discount code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

Includes

  • 7 nights cruising with full board
  • Return flights to Porto 
  • Airport transfers in Portugal

Excursions and ports of call:

  • Porto
  • Régua
  • Vega de Teron
  • Salamanca
  • Barca d’Alva
  • Pinhão

Flights to/from Porto are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call for details.

Extra value

For added value, the following are included on board ship:

• All meals
• Tea or coffee after each meal
• All drinks onboard (excluding Champagne, premium brand spirits and wines)
• Entertainment
• Welcome cocktail

Your Cruise Ship - MS Infante Don Henrique

CroisiEurope’s MS Infante Don Henrique is a 3-deck ship which sails on the Douro river in Portugal.

There is a lift connecting all cabin decks.

Cabins
All cabins feature T.V., radio, hairdryer, safe and en-suite facilities.

Lounge/Bar
MS Infante Don Henrique offers a lounge bar on the middle deck as well as the panorama bar with a large sun deck with deckchairs.

Restaurant
Fine dining in the gorgeous restaurant on the main deck.


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