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MS Douro Splendour

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Riviera Travel - Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Cruise - 8 Days

Sunday 30 August 2020
7 nights
Cruise Itinerary - 7 Nights

Arrival in Porto > Porto > Castelo Rodrigo > Salamanca > Mateus Palace Gardens > Lamego > Porto > Return Home

Board Basis:
River Cruise
River Cruise
Departure Airport
Departure Airports
Choice Of Regional Airports Or Rail Options
Departure Port
Departure Port
Porto

Overview

One of Europe’s best kept secrets in one of its most undiscovered corners, explore the sleepy villages and medieval towns unchanged for centuries, amongst the breathtaking rolling hills and terraced vineyard slopes of the stunning Douro Valley.

Commencing in the Roman city of Porto, the home of Port wine, Portugal’s once wild river Douro has been tamed by locks into resembling a series of finger lakes, adding greatly to the valley’s ambience. Leaving behind the Atlantic influenced greenery of the coast you are soon immersed in a Mediterranean land of olives, vines, and picturesque, medieval hilltop villages. Our destination is the higher reaches of the valley from where we visit Salamanca - home of one of Europe’s oldest universities, two of its finest cathedrals, Spain’s finest city square and even the Inquisition!

You will adore the away-from-it-all experience and visit some of Iberia’s most beautiful medieval towns, monasteries and vineyards, and feel you have been away for months!

Experience more with so much included

- 8 guided visits and tours including a full-day excursion to Salamanca with a walking tour; lunch and a flamenco show; a guided tour of

- Porto with a wine-tasting; dinner at a typical Portuguese quinta; and visits to Castelo Rodrigo, Mateus Palace gardens and Lamego

- 7 nights on board in your choice of luxury cabin or suite, with river views

- All meals on board from dinner on your day of arrival through to breakfast on your day of departure, including welcome cocktails, a welcome dinner and the Captain’s Dinner

- Live classical quartet recital on board

- Complimentary on-board tea and coffee

- Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (connection speeds may vary)

- Return scheduled flights from 9 regional airports (a supplement may apply)

- Five-star service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides

- Services of a Riviera Travel cruise director and concierge

- All port charges, airport taxes and overseas transfers

- No surcharges guaranteed

- ABTA, ATOL and IATA protection

 

 

  • About This Ship

If cruising is an art, then this ship has truly mastered it; constructed with the very latest technology and a strong environmental ethic in mind, yet simultaneously retaining a classic, refined elegance reminiscent of cruising from a bygone era, this five-star, fully-air-conditioned river cruiser has been purpose-built to fit the unique size limitations of the Douro’s five locks and features all the facilities you would expect in a top-class hotel and more so your cruise will be as relaxing as possible and your stay on board will be a uniquely memorable one.

Accommodating just 126 guests in the most exquisite of surroundings, the ship’s spectacular design and high specification ensures this vessel feels exceptionally light and airy. The generous ratio of 4:1 guests per crew member ensures a first-class personal service plus the friendly ‘small ship’ feel so beloved of Riviera Travel cruise aficionados, enables the ever attentive crew to revel in taking care of all those little things – leaving you to simply sit back, relax and enjoy every minute of your sensational river cruise experience.


MS Douro Splendour Vital Statistics
CABINS GUESTS 126
CREW 36 TONNAGE -
BUILT 2018 REFURBISHED -
LENGTH - BEAM -
SPEED - DECKS -
Highlights of the MS Douro Splendour

The carefully crafted lunch and dinner menus feature a few classic favourites and vegetarian options too, as well as regional dishes inspired by the stunning destinations on your itinerary. Should you have any special dietary requests, simply let us know at the time of booking – we’ll do our utmost to ensure your needs are met wherever possible.

* Fares published are guideline prices and may be subject to change at any time and are subject to availability and include government taxes & fees applicable at time of going to print. Except where indicated, all fares are per person and based on a double occupancy of a twin or double stateroom.

Excludes: Travel Insurance, drinks, hotel meals, shore excursions, UK regional flights (unless already requested in above parameters), dayrooms, personal expenses, cover charge on selected services, service charges, tips on board & ashore & any other item not expressly included in the fare.

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