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Douro Delights Cruise

  • Departure DateWed 24th Jul 2024
  • APT Cruising MS Estrela
  • 8 Night Cruise From Madrid
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Itinerary

  • Madrid
  • Salamanca
  • Vega de Terron
  • Barca de Alva
  • Pinhao, Portugal
  • Regua
  • Entre-Os-Rios, Portugal
  • Porto, Portugal

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Day 1 - Madrid

Arrive: Wed 24 July 2024

Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.

Day 2 - Madrid

Depart: Thu 25 July 2024

Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.

Day 2 - Salamanca

Arrive: Thu 25 July 2024 / Depart: Thu 25 July 2024

Salamanca, in northwestern Spain, is the capital of Salamanca province, part of the Castile and León region. With a history dating back to the Celtic era, it’s known for its ornate sandstone architecture and for the Universidad de Salamanca. Founded in the 1100s and a key intellectual center in the 15th-16th centuries, the university continues to add to the city’s vibrancy with its international student population

Day 2 - Vega de Terron

Arrive: Thu 25 July 2024

Vega de Terron marks the midway point of a river cruise atop the Douro with Emerald Waterways during the roundtrips from Porto

Day 3 - Vega de Terron

Depart: Fri 26 July 2024

Vega de Terron marks the midway point of a river cruise atop the Douro with Emerald Waterways during the roundtrips from Porto

Day 3 - Barca de Alva

Arrive: Fri 26 July 2024 / Depart: Fri 26 July 2024

Barca d’Alva is a quaint Portuguese river port near the Spanish border. This tranquil town is shadowed by mountains and surrounded by miles of gorgeous countryside filled with vineyards and orchards. This tiny port is your gateway to the Quinta do Seixo, a historic port wine–making facility typical of the Douro region.

Day 4 - Pinhao, Portugal

Arrive: Sat 27 July 2024 / Depart: Sat 27 July 2024

Pinhão (a locality of Gouvães in the municipality of Sabrosa), Casal de Loivos, Vale de Mendiz

Day 4 - Regua

Arrive: Sat 27 July 2024

Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, is a municipality in northern Portugal, in the district of Vila Real. The population in 2011 was 17,131, in an area of 94.86 km² km².

Day 5 - Regua

Depart: Sun 28 July 2024

Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, is a municipality in northern Portugal, in the district of Vila Real. The population in 2011 was 17,131, in an area of 94.86 km² km².

Day 6 - Entre-Os-Rios, Portugal

Arrive: Mon 29 July 2024

At about 21:00 on the night of 4 March 2001, the Hintze Ribeiro disaster occurred when the steel and concrete Hintze Ribeiro Bridge collapsed in Entre-os-Rios, Castelo de Paiva, northern Portugal,

Day 7 - Entre-Os-Rios, Portugal

Depart: Tue 30 July 2024

At about 21:00 on the night of 4 March 2001, the Hintze Ribeiro disaster occurred when the steel and concrete Hintze Ribeiro Bridge collapsed in Entre-os-Rios, Castelo de Paiva, northern Portugal,

Day 7 - Porto, Portugal

Arrive: Tue 30 July 2024

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Day 8 - Porto, Portugal

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Day 9 - Porto, Portugal

Depart: Thu 01 August 2024

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

MS Estrela From APT Cruising

Wind through heavenly scenery and discover Portugal by river aboard a brand-new Travelmarvel river ship, the MS Estrela Cruise through the sun-kissed Douro Valley, visiting riverside villages and family-owned quintas. Experience life on board your brand-new river ship, the MS Estrela. Custom-built to cruise along the majestic Douro River, the MS Estrela has been designed to reflect the beauty of the region, with ample natural light and a distinctly Southern European ambience. Outdoor social spaces include a Sun Deck featuring a large swimming pool and an outdoor bar, plush lounge seats, sun beds and a putting green.Onboard entertainment includes Portuguese folk music and an informative history lesson.The main restaurant showcases Portuguese and international flavours, or you can opt for a lighter meal in the ship's lounge, or dine alfresco.French Balcony suites feature an electric slide down window, allowing you to bask in the glorious landscapes.

Ship Cabins

Window Stateroom

Window Stateroom Ensuite bathroom Personal climate control Flat-screen TVs Complimentary wi-fi

French Balcony

French Balcony Ensuite bathroom Personal climate control Flat-screen TVs Complimentary wi-fi Electric slide-down windows that open to a French-style balcony

Owners Suite

Owners Suite Ensuite bathroom Personal climate control Flat-screen TVs Complimentary wi-fi
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