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All Included Douro River Cruise - 8 Days on the Spirit of Chartwell, including Salamanca Spain - Portugal Travel Center
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All Included Douro River Cruise - 8 Days on the Spirit of Chartwell, including Salamanca Spain

From Porto to Vila Nova da Gaia
Tour Operator:
Portugal Travel Center
Ship capacity:
6
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
166257
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Highlights

  • Indulge in sunset feasts overlooking the Douro Valley
  • Be entertained by an onboard Portuguese Folk Show
  • Sip local wine amongst the dazzling landmarks of Porto

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Itinerary

Start in Porto and end in Vila Nova da Gaia! With the River Cruise tour All Included Douro River Cruise - 8 Days on the Spirit of Chartwell, including Salamanca Spain, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Porto, Portugal and 7 other destinations in Europe. All Included Douro River Cruise - 8 Days on the Spirit of Chartwell, including Salamanca Spain includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Porto
    Start point Transfer in from Porto Airport to the Boat, Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro, Pedras Rubras, Vila Nova Da Telha, Porto, Portugal
  2. Day 2: Entre-os-rios
  3. Day 3: Peso da Regua - Lamego
  4. Day 4: Barca de Alva, Castelo Rodrigo and Music Show
  5. Day 5: Barca De Alva and Salamanca Flamenco Show
  6. Day 6: Barca de Alva, Regua and Mateus Winery
  7. Day 7: Entre-os-Rios, Vino Verde time at Quinta da Aveleda
  8. Day 8: Porto and we'll see you next year!
    End point Transfer out to Porto Airport or any place in Porto city., Porto, Porto, Portugal
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  • Meals
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Where You'll Stay

Berth / Cabin
7 nights

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  • PL
    · January 29th, 2020
    Such a charming boat, it was an excellent vacation. Being on the smaller side compared with other vessels we saw, it gave us the opportunity to interact much more with remaining passengers and we never expected the meaningful friendships we started in... Show more
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Hi Phyllis, Thank you so much for your time in writing this review, it is much appreciated by the team and surely to other possible cruisers too! Thank you again for choosing Portugal with us! Kind regards, Pedro
    Trip date: January 2020
  • TH
    · November 7th, 2019
    My partner and I have spent many hours in different ships around the world. Even though the ship we were on, is the oldest in the fleet, she is a gem with all the beautiful woodwork! We were on our own (not with a tour group) which was fine. Our crew... Show more
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Thank you Terri for the lovely review. It was great to see you made the best of it despite the (unusual) not best weather! Hope to service you again in the future!
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • MG
    · November 1st, 2019
    Booked their excellent Alto Douro Valley trip; great views, superb food. The cabin was better than expected despite the fact they never published the pictures of all the amenities. Daniela from Portugal Travel Center went above and beyond her duties... Show more
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Hi Mark, This type of feedback from people like you just makes us so happy and motivates us to keep showing our country with the passion we do. Thank you and hope to see you one day soon back in Portugal!
    Trip date: September 2019
  • PR
    · October 21st, 2019
    Out boat was on the small side compared to the 100 plus passenger boats on tho Douro River and that became a plus given that we were able to get to know all of the others on the tour. Our kitchen, housekeeping and bartender staff were just great. Food... Show more
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Hi Paul, Thank you for the review, it was a pleasure to help and having you. Warm regards, Pedro
    Trip date: October 2019
  • D
    · September 1st, 2019
    The cruise offers great views. Food and the cabin were better than expected. I recommend prebooking the tours and drinks package as the quality was really good.
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Dear Diana, Thank you for the feedback. Warm regards, Pedro
    Trip date: August 2019
  • R
    · August 24th, 2019
    Porto area and Douro are amazing. Lovely people all around, the boat serves really good food and offers an amazing wine list. Thank you Portugal travel center.
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Dear Rose, It was a real pleasure to discuss and prepare the tours for you and the family. Thank you and please return, Lisbon and south are waiting for you! Warm regards, Pedro
    Trip date: August 2019
  • M
    · August 24th, 2019
    This was our first river cruise and it will certainly not be our last. The crew were all fantastic and transport arrangements were all included which was very convenient.
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Thank you so much Mary, it was our pleasure. Kind regards, Daniela
    Trip date: August 2019
  • M
    · August 14th, 2019
    The views, the food, the people, the wine! It was a great week, we never wanted to leave! Thank you!
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Thank you Matt, hope you come back soon!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • All Included Douro River Cruise - 8 Days on the Spirit of Chartwell, including Salamanca Spain reviewer 9
    · July 30th, 2019
    The tour definitely took us out of the buzz of the city and it was a journey of good food, great wine, amazing views and like minded people all around. 100% recommended and will come back in a couple of years for sure! Thanks Daniella and Pedro!
    Portugal Travel Center commented on this review
    Thank you for your lovely words Amanda, we look forward to have you and Steve over again!
    Trip date: July 2019

Dates & Availability

8 days
All Included Douro River Cruise - 8 Days on the Spirit of Chartwell, including Salamanca Spain
From Porto to Vila Nova da Gaia
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