BATELLI DA CROCIERA / THE RIVER DOURO

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The river Douro

Portugal ?

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Ideal for families
8-day cruise PORTO - REGUA - PINHAO - BARCA D'ALVA - VEGA DE TERON - SENHORA DE RIBEIRA - PORTO

Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the “river of gold” does not recognise country boundaries and flows majestically through both Portugal and Spain. To travel along the River Douro is the perfect way to visit this beautiful, natural part of the world, where steep terraced hillside vineyards, typical villages and quintas with their fragrant wines appear along its banks throughout the cruise. Salamanca, in Spain, is also listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is rich in architectural treasures from back through the ages.

Cruise highlights:

  • Lamego and the most beautiful Baroque sanctuary in Portugal
  • Solar de Mateus and its magnificent gardens
  • Salamanca, the magnificent Spanish university town
  • The Port Wine Route, the oldest wine-producing region in the world
  • Porto, a coastal town full of culture and tradition
  • Aveiro , known as the ″Venice of Portugal″
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