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Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley

 

River Douro, Porto
  • Overview

    highlights

    • UNESCO World Heritage city of Porto
    • Discover Douro Valley wines
    • Salamanca’s extraordinary architecture
    • Braga, the ‘Rome of Portugal'

    Cruise the gorgeous Douro Valley and 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, whilst you can also enjoy the wonderful port wines that the area is renowned for. Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - Nature
    • Great for - Scenery


    Douro Valley

    Please note: Excursions are operated by CroisiEurope
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Ship

    YOUR SHIP



    MS Infante D. Henrique

    • MS Infante de Henrique ship

    Discover the beautiful Douro Valley from the comfort of the MS Infante D. Henrique. 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.

    Part of the CroisiEurope fleet, the MS Infante D. Henrique provides modern, superbly appointed accommodation and facilities for passengers. All cabins are fully equipped with en suite facilities, shower, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe, central heating/air conditioning, 220v electricity and radiophone.

    Passengers can enjoy delicious food served on-board, including an extensive buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner menu with French inspiration. There is also a fine wine menu available on board, and the ship’s facilities include a lounge bar with dance floor, bar, dining room, gift shop, lift, panorama bar and a large Sun Deck with deckchairs.

    • Length: 75m
    • Width: 11.40m
    • Passenger Capacity: 142
    • Passenger decks: 3
    • Star rating: 4

    Cabins

    • MS Infante D. Henrique Main Deck Single Cabin

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed twin beds

      Perfect for those travelling alone, passengers can relax in the MS Infante D. Henrique’s Main Deck Single Cabins, which boast a safe, hairdryer, flat screen TV and telephone. These comfortable cabins also have air conditioning and a large picture window, allowing passengers to admire the wonderful views during our journey. These cabins have a fixed single bed.

    • MS Infante D. Henrique Main Deck Twin/Double Cabin

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed twin beds

      Relax in the MS Infante D. Henrique’s Main Deck Twin Cabins, featuring a safe, hairdryer, flat screen TV and telephone. These comfortable cabins also have air conditioning and a large picture window, allowing passengers to admire the wonderful views during our journey. These cabins have fixed twin beds.

    • MS Infante D. Henrique Middle Deck Single Cabin

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed twin beds

      Found on the MS Infante D. Henrique’s middle deck, passengers can relax in the Main Deck Single Cabins, which boast a safe, hairdryer, flat screen TV and telephone. These comfortable cabins also have air conditioning and a large picture window, allowing passengers to admire the wonderful views during our journey. These cabins have a fixed single bed.

    • MS Infante D. Henrique Middle Deck Twin/Double Cabin

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed twin beds

      Situated on the MS Infante D. Henrique’s middle deck, passengers can relax in the Main Deck Twin Cabins, which boast a safe, hairdryer, flat screen TV and telephone. These comfortable cabins also have air conditioning and a large picture window, allowing passengers to admire the wonderful views during our journey. These cabins have fixed twin beds.

    • MS Infante D. Henrique Upper Deck Twin/Double Cabin

      • Private bathroom facilities including shower cubicle
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Flat screen TV
      • Air conditioning
      • Telephone
      • Large picture window
      • Fixed twin beds

      Located on the MS Infante D. Henrique’s highest deck, passengers can relax in the Upper Deck Twin Cabins, which boast a safe, hairdryer, flat screen TV and telephone. These comfortable cabins also have air conditioning and a large picture window, allowing passengers to admire the wonderful views during our journey. These cabins have fixed twin beds.

     
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  • Excursions & Extras

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Porto
    Discovering Porto
    Porto is famous for its port wine, as well as for its beautiful scenery and splendid architecture. Join our excellent optional tour to discover this magnificent city for yourself, and explore Portugal's second-largest city with a great day out. One of the highlights of the city is Ribeira Square, part of Porto’s UNESCO world heritage site. One of the sides of the square is open to the river and is a great place for sitting out at one of the many bars or restaurants that occupy this area.
    Bom Jesus
    Guided tour of Braga

    Once the centre of the Roman province of Gallaecia in Roman times, and known as Bracara Augusta, the wonderful city of Braga is filled with wonderful sights. Take in this beautiful scenery and architecture with our exciting guided tour. Some of the city’s highlights include its historic centre, with a cathedral that is almost 1000 years old and a huge number of other churches, established over hundreds of years. Braga also has the world’s oldest funicular railway, going up a mountain just outside of the city.


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    Guided tour of Lamego
    Situated in the Douro's Norte Region, at the heart of the Douro Valley, Lamego boasts an incredible historical city centre, with beautiful architecture and many amazing sights to take in. The highlights of the centre include the city’s cathedral and sanctuary, Nossa Senhora dos Remedios. The sanctuary is located atop a hill, giving great views across Lamego and the surrounding countryside, the history of the place dates back to a chapel that was founded here in 1361.
    Oporto
    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. The town’s name means Royal Town this moniker is due to Vila Real’s status during the Middle Ages as one of the seats of royalty along with Lisbon. There are a number of impressive buildings in the town which hark back to this time in history, in particular the cathedral. 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.
    Salamanca
    World Heritage Site of Salamanca

    Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of Salamanca, famous for its magnificent Old City and beautiful selection of fascinating sights.

    Porto
    Discovering Porto
    Porto is famous for its port wine, as well as for its beautiful scenery and splendid architecture. Join our excellent optional tour to discover this magnificent city for yourself, and explore Portugal's second-largest city with a great day out. One of the highlights of the city is Ribeira Square, part of Porto’s UNESCO world heritage site. One of the sides of the square is open to the river and is a great place for sitting out at one of the many bars or restaurants that occupy this area.
    Bom Jesus
    Guided tour of Braga

    Once the centre of the Roman province of Gallaecia in Roman times, and known as Bracara Augusta, the wonderful city of Braga is filled with wonderful sights. Take in this beautiful scenery and architecture with our exciting guided tour. Some of the city’s highlights include its historic centre, with a cathedral that is almost 1000 years old and a huge number of other churches, established over hundreds of years. Braga also has the world’s oldest funicular railway, going up a mountain just outside of the city.


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    Guided tour of Lamego
    Situated in the Douro's Norte Region, at the heart of the Douro Valley, Lamego boasts an incredible historical city centre, with beautiful architecture and many amazing sights to take in. The highlights of the centre include the city’s cathedral and sanctuary, Nossa Senhora dos Remedios. The sanctuary is located atop a hill, giving great views across Lamego and the surrounding countryside, the history of the place dates back to a chapel that was founded here in 1361.
    Oporto
    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.
    Salamanca
    World Heritage Site of Salamanca

    Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of Salamanca, famous for its magnificent Old City and beautiful selection of fascinating sights.

    Porto
    Discovering Porto
    Porto is famous for its port wine, as well as for its beautiful scenery and splendid architecture. Join our excellent optional tour to discover this magnificent city for yourself, and explore Portugal's second-largest city with a great day out. One of the highlights of the city is Ribeira Square, part of Porto’s UNESCO world heritage site. One of the sides of the square is open to the river and is a great place for sitting out at one of the many bars or restaurants that occupy this area.
    Bom Jesus
    Guided tour of Braga

    Once the centre of the Roman province of Gallaecia in Roman times, and known as Bracara Augusta, the wonderful city of Braga is filled with wonderful sights. Take in this beautiful scenery and architecture with our exciting guided tour. Some of the city’s highlights include its historic centre, with a cathedral that is almost 1000 years old and a huge number of other churches, established over hundreds of years. Braga also has the world’s oldest funicular railway, going up a mountain just outside of the city.


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    Guided tour of Lamego
    Situated in the Douro's Norte Region, at the heart of the Douro Valley, Lamego boasts an incredible historical city centre, with beautiful architecture and many amazing sights to take in. The highlights of the centre include the city’s cathedral and sanctuary, Nossa Senhora dos Remedios. The sanctuary is located atop a hill, giving great views across Lamego and the surrounding countryside, the history of the place dates back to a chapel that was founded here in 1361.
    Oporto
    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.
    Salamanca
    World Heritage Site of Salamanca

    Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of Salamanca, famous for its magnificent Old City and beautiful selection of fascinating sights.

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What's included

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Seven nights all inclusive cruise
  • Captain's Gala Dinner
  • FREE welcome cocktail
  • All meals on board
  • FREE drinks with meals including wine, beer, mineral water and fruit juice plus tea and coffee after each meal
  • FREE drinks available in the lounge bar (excludes champagne and wines from the wine list)
  • Seven optional excursions
MS Infante de Henrique ship

MS Infante D. Henrique

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

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