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Enticing Douro

3 Nights Hotel Accommodations in Lisbon, plus 7-Night Cruise Porto to Porto

*You can book just the 7-Night Cruise Only*

Amawaterways Douro valley

Amawaterways Enticing Douro cruise map
2021 & 2022 Departure Dates & Pricing

Lisbon to Porto - 11 days

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Ship - Amadouro

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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Lisbon, Portgual

Arrive in Lisbon and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day and evening is free to explore on your own.

Day. 2: Lisbon

One of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Lisbon, stretches across several hills along the Tagus River. On your escorted tour, you’ll see Belém Tower, a fortified 4-story tower made of limestone, and visit the late Gothic Jerónimos Monastery, the burial place of many Portuguese kings and heroes. You will also taste a typical Portuguese pastry, Pastéis de Belém, before going to Discoveries Monument, built in honor of Portugal’s greatest maritime explorers. (B)

Day 3 : Lisbon

Enjoy a morning excursion to Serra de Sintra, one of the loveliest mountain villages in Portugal and a favorite summer residence of the Portuguese royal family for more than 500 years. Long an inspiration for artists and poets, Lord Byron once called it “perhaps the most delightful village in Europe.” High up on a rocky peak, you will tour Pena Palace, a wonderful fairytale castle dating back to Portugal’s Romantic period. (B)

Day 4: Lisbon - transfer to Porto (Embarkation)

Ride a motorcoach to Tomar and take in the Castle and Covent of the Order of Christ, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a brilliant work of 12th- to 16th-century architecture. Continue on to Porto and board the ship for your Enticing Douro cruise. (D)

Day 5: Régua

Begin your day with a tour of the 18th-century Palacio Anadia, or Palace of the Counts, known for its beautiful interior and Baroque style. Inside the house, you’ll see intricate panels of blue and white tiles throughout the rooms and a striking vaulted ceiling that retell the history behind the palace. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Régua

Lamego tour and  Bôlas tasting -OR- Holy Staircase hike and  Bôlas tasting

Travel to picturesque Lamego, home to one of the most important pilgrimage sites in all of Portugal, where you’ll go to the Nossa Senhora dos Remédios (Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies). The shrine features a staircase of nearly 700 steps, beautifully decorated with white and blue tiles, which the more active adventurer will want to climb on a guided hike. Concluding both tours, you will have the opportunity to sample local traditional specialties, such as bôlas de Lamego, bread filled with smoked ham; presunto, a type of dry-cured ham; and Espumante, a Portuguese sparkling wine. You’ll then go to the formal Episcopal Palace Museum. Later in the day, savor the flavors of Portugal’s renowned fortified wine, vinho do porto, made exclusively in the Douro Valley. Head to a local quinta for your authentic Port-wine tasting experience and enjoy the sweet nectar of this fascinating region. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Vega de Terrón

Drive to Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built of golden sandstone, Salamanca is known as a “living museum,” and you will have an opportunity to step back in time to the Middle Ages during your escorted tour, which includes the city’s elegant university buildings, the New Cathedral, the intriguingly decorated House of Shells and Plaza Mayor. (B,L,D)

Day 8: Barca d'Alva - Pinhão

Spend time soaking up the beauty of the Douro River as you cruise to Barca d’Alva, where you will visit Castelo Rodrigo, a small fortified village perched high on a hilltop with centuries-old walls, steep narrow streets and fantastic views. You can also opt to hike up to the village should you wish a more active exploration. While here, taste some delicious locally grown produce. In Pinhão, be treated to an exclusive dinner at Quinta da Avessada, where you’ll enjoy an authentic and traditional dining experience complete with entertainment. Quinta da Avessada is also a fascinating interactive museum commemorating the history and culture of wine in the Alto Douro region, so you’ll have fun discovering all the various stages of wine production as well as doing plenty of tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 9: Entre-Os-Rios

Entre-os-Rios translates to “between the rivers,” and this small village is, quite appropriately, located at the confluence of the Tâmega and Douro rivers. This tranquil village offers an authentic slice of Douro River life. In the afternoon, indulge in a traditional Portuguese lunch with your fellow travelers in Entre-os-Rios at a local quinta – a country estate – for a truly authentic culinary experience. (B,L,D)

Day 10: Porto

The colorful city of Porto blends the best of old and new, which you can discover on an escorted tour of the historic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the Cathedral, one of the city’s oldest monuments; and the São Bento Railway Station, known for its blue and white tile panels depicting scenes from Portuguese history. You’ll also enjoy a tasting of Port, Portugal’s most renowned contribution to the world of wine. If you prefer to get more active, you can go on a guided hike and then enjoy a Port wine tasting. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore all of Porto’s charms on your own. (B,L,D)

Day 11: Porto (Disembarkation)

Disembarkation after breakfast. Your cruise comes to an end as you transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Departures & Pricing

Advisements:

  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.
Departure Dates
Start City

Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing twin cabin.

Cruise fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice.

Program Start Date (from Lisbon )
Cruise Embarkation Day (in Porto)
Cat. E - Lower Deck aft w/ panoramic window
Cat. D - Lower Deck fwd w/ panoramic window
Cat. C - Middle Deck aft w/ balcony
Cat. B - Middle Deck w/ balcony
Cat. A - Upper Deck w/ balcony
Suite - Upper Deck aft w/ balcony
Jun 30, 2021
Jul 3, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Jul 7, 2021
Jul 10, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Jul 14, 2021
Jul 17, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Jul 28, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Aug 4, 2021
Aug 7, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Aug 11, 2021
Aug 14, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Aug 18, 2021
Aug 21, 2021
$4,999
$5,298
$5,998
$6,598
$6,898
$8,598
Aug 25, 2021
Aug 28, 2021
$5,099
$5,398
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698
Sep 1, 2021
Sep 4, 2021
$5,099
$5,398
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698
Sep 8, 2021
Sep 11, 2021
$5,099
$5,398
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698
Sep 15, 2021
Sep 18, 2021
$5,099
$5,398
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698
Sep 22, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
$5,099
$5,398
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698
Sep 29, 2021
Oct 2, 2021
$5,099
$5,398
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698
Oct 6, 2021
Oct 9, 2021
$4,999
$5,298
$5,998
$6,598
$6,898
$8,598
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
$4,899
$5,198
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
$4,699
$4,998
$5,698
$6,298
$6,598
$8,298
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 30, 2021
$4,599
$4,898
$5,598
$6,198
$6,498
$8,198
Nov 6, 2021
Nov 9, 2021
$4,399
$4,698
$5,398
$5,998
$6,298
$7,998

Apr 6, 2022

Apr 9, 2022
$4,499
$4,798
$5,598
$6,198
$6,498
$8,198

Apr 13, 2022

Apr 16, 2022
$4,599
$4,898
$5,698
$6,298
$6,598
$8,298

Apr 20, 2022

Apr 23, 2022
$4,799
$5,098
$5,898
$6,498
$6,798
$8,498

Apr 27, 2022

Apr 30, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

May 4, 2022

May 7, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

May 11, 2022

May 14, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

May 18, 2022

May 21, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

May 25, 2022

May 28, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jun 1, 2022

Jun 4, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jun 8, 2022

Jun 11, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jun 15, 2022

Jun 18, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jun 22, 2022

Jun 25, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jun 29, 2022

Jun 2, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jul 6, 2022

Jul 9, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jul 13, 2022

Jul 16, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jul 20, 2022

Jul 23, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Jul 27, 2022

Jul 30, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Aug 3, 2022

Aug 6, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Aug 10, 2022

Aug 13, 2022
$4,999
$5,298
$6,098
$6,698
$6,998
$8,698

Aug 17, 2022

Aug 20, 2022
$5,099
$5,398
$6,298
$6,798
$7,098
$8,798

Aug 24, 2022

Aug 27, 2022
$5,199
$5,498
$6,398
$6,898
$7,198
$8,898

Aug 31, 2022

Sep 3, 2022
$5,199
$5,498
$6,398
$6,898
$7,198
$8,898

Sep 7, 2022

Sep 10, 2022
$5,199
$5,498
$6,398
$6,898
$7,198
$8,898

Sep 14, 2022

Sep 17, 2022
$5,199
$5,498
$6,398
$6,898
$7,198
$8,898

Sep 21, 2022

Sep 24, 2022
$5,199
$5,498
$6,398
$6,898
$7,198
$8,898

Sep 28, 2022

Oct 1, 2022
$5,199
$5,498
$6,398
$6,898
$7,198
$8,898

Oct 5, 2022

Oct 8, 2022
$5,099
$5,398
$6,298
$6,798
$7,098
$8,798

Oct 26, 2022

Oct 29, 2022
$4,699
$4,998
$5,798
$6,398
$6,698
$8,398

Nov 2, 2022

Nov 5, 2022
$4,499
$4,798
$5,598
$6,198
$6,498
$8,198

Nov 5, 2022

Nov 8, 2022
$4,499
$4,798
$5,598
$6,198
$6,498
$8,198
Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.
Port Charges: Additional $210 USD per person.
For Single Traveler: Single Supplement applies for Cruise: +50% of twin, for Suites +100% of twin, Single Supplement for Land: Please call for pricing.
For 7 nights Cruise Only (no Lisbon): Subtract $900 from above per person rates .
Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking. The choices are: Choice A - Two twin beds; Choice B - One large bed (larger than queen size)
Transfers at Start of Program/End of Program are available for purchase. Please call for details.

Prices Include:

3 nigihts
▪ 3 nights hotel accommodation in Lisbon at the InterContinental Lisbon (or similar; subject to change), including a city tour, Royal Sintra excursion with Pena National Palace visit and daily breakfast

▪ Transfer from the hotel to the ship in Porto via motorcoach

▪ 7-nights deluxe Cruise in selected cabin category
▪ Life enriching tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
▪ Complimentary Internet access in all staterooms
▪ Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
▪ Superb dining including complimentary local wine, port wine, beer and soft drinks with dinner on board
▪ Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
▪ Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner & Captain's Gala Dinner
▪ Sail Away Mimosa and Sun Deck BBQ
▪ Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, onboard music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
▪ Services of professional Cruise Manager
▪ All English language on board in a non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun Deck)
▪ All local Taxes 

Prices Do Not Include:

▪ Individual arrival and departure (airfare; transfers)
▪ Travel Insurance
▪ Port charges
▪ Gratuities
▪ Personal Expenses

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