MS Vasco da Gama


Ship Overview

With a friendly appearance that cannot pass unnoticed, Vasco da Gama is one of CruiseEurope’s most suitable riverboats for a family holiday, should you be interested in exploring Portugal’s beauty through a Douro river cruise. Although it has been originally built in 2002, it went under a massive transformation in 2009, which resulted in a modern looking interior in all public areas, as well as in all the 71 cabins it contains. With a maximum of 142 passengers onboard, this riverboat features plenty of appealing facilities waiting to be discovered. 

  • Lounge-bar with a dancefloor
  • Bar
  • Impressive sundeck equipped with deck chairs
  • Dining area
  • Elevator service
  • Souvenir boutique
  • 220V electricity
  • Air-conditioning system
  • Radar
  • Central heating
  • Radiophone
  • Wifi
  • Upper deck - 38 cabins featured with twin beds
  • Middle deck - 18 cabins ( 15 cabins with twin beds, 3 cabins provided with a double bed)
  • Main deck - 15 cabins ( 13 twin cabins, 2 cabins with single beds)

Staterooms / Suites

  • Cabin (129 sq. ft.)


  • Shower
  • Toillet
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • TV satellite

Deck Plans

Main Deck
Main Deck
Middle Deck
Middle Deck
Upper Deck
Upper Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Deck Plan
Deck Plan


  • Dishes powerfully influenced by the French cuisine, but with other international influences, as well.
  • Diverse breakfast buffet that includes baguettes, cold cuts, jams, yoghurts, eggs or meats.
  • Fresh fruit juice, coffee, tea and water included served with all meals
  • Wines and beers are served with the main meals - lunch and dinner
  • Every lunch and dinner has 3 course fixed dishes
  • The bar will provide other beverages such as cocktails or fine drinks.