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Enjoy a relaxing river cruise to

Porto & the Douro Valley with Ofir Extension

 

Douro Valley
  • Overview

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    • Explore Porto, one of the oldest cities in Europe
    • Sail along the splendid Douro Valley
    • Admire this beautiful landscape, famous for its vineyards
    • Enjoy an additional seven-night stay in Ofir

    Join us as we explore the Douro Valley with a relaxing river cruise, taking in some of Portugal’s best destinations along the way. Marvel at the amazing scenery this famous wine route is known for, discover its excellent vineyards and delve into its fascinating heritage; compare the contrasts of Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city, with the charming villages we call at. Read More

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    • Great for - Activities
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Entertainment
    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Porto on the Duoro
      
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    We will sail on-board the MS Magellan, and will get the opportunity to sample Spanish and Portuguese culture at its most authentic. From Porto, one of Europe’s oldest cities, to the traditions and architecture of Salamanca and Vila Real, this cruise is full of ancient charm, while you can also enjoy the wonderful port wines this area is renowned for.

    Spend time admiring the stunning views, taking in fantastic towns and cities, and getting to know your fellow passengers as we travel, or explore further with our excellent selection of optional excursions. After our river cruise, we will enjoy an additional seven-night stay in Ofir.

    Please note: Excursions are operated by CrosiEurope
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Ship

    YOUR SHIP



    MS Magelan

    • MS Magelan
    Discover the beautiful Douro Valley from the comfort of the Magellan. This splendid river cruise vessel offers up the very best facilities, ensuring you enjoy the greatest river cruise experience. With spacious cabins, wonderful cuisine to sample each night, plus great entertainment to enjoy throughout your cruise, you are sure to have a memorable river cruise holiday.

    The MS Magellan boasts tasteful decor and a contemporary style, as well as having a fully-furnished lounge, spacious restaurant and excellent Sun Deck. Passengers are sure to enjoy a relaxing cruise aboard this wonderful cruise ship.

    Cabins

    • MS MAGELAN MAIN DECK SINGLE CABIN

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Satellite TV
      • Radio
      • Window
      • Fixed single beds
      Relax in these spacious cabins, perfect for those travelling by themselves, located on the MS Magelan’s Middle Deck and with a window to admire beautiful views as we cruise. Make the most of excellent facilities, including a safe, hairdryer, satellite TV and radio, and enjoy a comfortable night’s rest with fixed single beds.

       

    • MS MAGELAN MAIN DECK TWIN CABIN

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Satellite TV
      • Radio
      • Window
      • Fixed twin beds
      Relax in these spacious cabins, located on the MS Magelan’s Main Deck and with a window to admire beautiful views as we cruise. Make the most of excellent facilities, including a safe, hairdryer, satellite TV and radio, and enjoy a comfortable night’s rest with fixed twin beds.
    • MS MAGELAN MIDDLE DECK SINGLE CABIN

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle, WC and washbasin
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Satellite TV
      • Radio
      • Window
      • Fixed single beds
      Relax in these spacious cabins, perfect for those travelling by themselves, located on the MS Magelan’s Middle Deck and with a window to admire beautiful views as we cruise. Make the most of excellent facilities, including a safe, hairdryer, satellite TV and radio, and enjoy a comfortable night’s rest with fixed single beds.
     
  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Axis Ofir Beach Resort

    The Axis Ofir Beach Resort is located close to the beach and offers an excellent range of facilities for guests to make use of, including swimming pools, tennis courts and a Garden Bar. 
    • All rooms are en suite, with satellite TV, minibar and hairdryer
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Outdoor swimming pool (seasonal)
    • Leisure facilities
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    River Douro, Porto
    Half Day: Porto Guided Coach Tour

    This charismatic ancient port town is steeped in history and tradition, and is well-known for the production of the popular port wine. Located at the mouth of the Douro River and registered as a UNESCO world heritage site, the historic centre presents a collection of narrow alleyways, baroque churches and inviting squares, all of which we’ll get to experience on this exciting guided coach tour.

    Salamanca
    Half Day: Salamanca Guided Walking Tour

    This Spanish city is packed with history and has a wide variety of attractions to enjoy. During this optional guided walking tour, we’ll visit some of the city’s most famous sights, such as the Old Cathedral, the Tower del Clavero, the Plaza Mayor and much more.

    Porto on the Duoro
    Porto By Night
    Admire the great city of Porto by night. Join our coach tour of one of Europe’s oldest cities, taking in its splendid architecture and superb attractions. We explore the historical centre and learn more about this excellent city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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    Vila Real and Casa de Mateus
    Discover the little town of Villa Real, situated in amongst the vibrant vineyards it is famous for. We then continue to Mateus, known for the Manor of Villa Real and the excellent rose wine produced here. Explore the Manor Solar of Mateus with us, and enjoy a stroll through the pleasant gardens.
    Porto on the Duoro
    Wines of Porto
    Porto is famous for its wines, especially Port wine, and we will enjoy the opportunity to discover these amazing wines for ourselves during our excursion. Explore some of the most well-known wine-making towns along the Wine Road and visit a local quinta (wine cellar) in Porto for a wine tasting experience.



    EXTRAS

    Captain's gala dinner
    Enjoy a fantastic Captain's gala dinner while on-board!


    Welcome drink on arrival
    Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival.

 


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What's included

  • Return flights and transfers
  • Five nights all-inclusive cruise
  • Additional seven-night half-board stay in Ofir
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • On-board evening entertainment programme
  • Enjoy a Captain’s dinner
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Porterage
  • Five optional excursions

Axis Ofir Beach Resort

Learn more about the hotel

Axis Ofir Beach Resort

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The Axis Ofir Beach Resort is located close to the beach and offers an excellent range of facilities for guests to make use of, including swimming pools, tennis courts and a Garden Bar. 
  • All rooms are en suite, with satellite TV, minibar and hairdryer
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool (seasonal)
  • Leisure facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Official four-star rating

What's included

  • Return flights and transfers
  • Five nights all-inclusive cruise
  • Additional seven-night half-board stay in Ofir
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • On-board evening entertainment programme
  • Enjoy a Captain’s dinner
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Porterage
  • Five optional excursions
MS Magelan

MS Magelan

Discover the beautiful Douro Valley from the comfort of the Magellan. This splendid river cruise vessel offers up the very best facilities, ensuring you enjoy the greatest river cruise experience.

Learn more about the ship
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