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River Cruising

Villages and Vintages: Cruising the Douro River Valley

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8
From
$4,390 USD
Journey Type
River Cruising
Time of Year
Apr - Oct
Cities & Landmarks
Porto, Pinhão, Guimarães, Peso da Régua, Côa Valley
Duoro River Cruise
Porto
Portugal

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EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Private dinner with wine pairings at Quinta do Portal, a Douro Valley wine estate

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Port wine cocktail-making workshop

 

TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – Bicycle tour through Vinho Verde wine country

 

TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES

 

Gratuities to ship staff, drivers, local guides, Tauck Directors and Tauck Cruise Director

 

All private Tauck shore excursions –  $1,275 Value!

 

Seven nights on the Douro aboard ms Andorinha, a new riverboat designed for Tauck

 

SEE WHAT YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES

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Guests should be able to easily walk one to two miles, which may include climbing one or two flights of stairs and walking over uneven pavement, groomed hiking trails or cobblestones. Standing up to one hour or more may be required.

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Moderately paced, and may include some early morning hotel departures, one or two on-tour flights, and extended motor coach travel.

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Exclusively inclusive river cruising

Discover the bohemian heart of the city that gave Port-wine its name... sample its treasures in the wine caves of Vila Nova de Gaia... sail deep into the mountain landscapes of Portuguese wine country to find wine estates, lush vineyards, idyllic riverside villages, baroque castles, hilltop medieval ruins, and rock art from the valley's earliest inhabitants...

Our eight-day riverboat cruise on Portugal's Douro River offers an authentic taste of life and world-class wines in a region steeped in winemaking for over 2,000 years. Explore the colorful city of Porto, an enticing labyrinth of winding streets, baroque churches and blue-tiled houses, where port wine is made and stored. Board ms Andorinha and trace the wine to its source, the quintas and picture-postcard villages of the Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site... discover terraced vineyards and enjoy tours, tastings, wine pairings, and a lesson in port cocktail-making... tour baroque Mateus Palace... and immerse yourself in local history and culture, the prehistoric art of Foz Côa, the views from hilltop Castelo Rodrigo and more… Read Less
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Your journey

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Before You Book

Deposit Info, Final Payment, Travel Protection Plan, Cancellation Policy, Covid-19 Travel Requirements

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Why Tauck?

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