Day 1 | Highlights:
On arrival at Lisbon Airport you’ll be escorted to the your hotel for the next three nights. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with your Tour Director and fellow guests. A truly wonderful experience awaits you.
Day 2 | Lisbon Highlights:
This morning, take part in a guided exploration of Portugal’s pretty capital.
Day 3 | Lisbon Highlights:
Enjoy time at leisure to take advantage of everything that Lisbon has to offer. This evening you’ll get to experience Portuguese cuisine at its finest.
Day 4 | Lisbon > Porto Highlights:
Our journey via Portugal’s medieval capital, Coimbra, will see you travelling to Porto where you’ll board the luxurious Scenic Azure for your cruise of the idyllic Douro Valley.
Day 5 | Porto > Regua Highlights:
Today, enjoy on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua where you have the chance to explore the Douro Museum at your leisure. Learn about the culture, history and identity of the people living in this wine growing region of the Douro Valley.
Day 6 | Regua > Vega de Terron Highlights:
Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of the region’s famous Mateus rosé wine.
Day 7 | Salamanca Highlights:
You’ll spend time discovering Salamanca’s incomparable architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate the Spanish culture with lunch showcasing the regional cuisine whilst enjoying an energetic Flamenco dance performance.
Day 8 | Pocinho > Pinhão Highlights:
Enjoy a leisurely cruise over breakfast this morning to nearby Pocinho.
Day 9 | Pinhão > Porto Highlights:
Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. You’ll get to wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusively for the enjoyment of Scenic guests. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture. And this afternoon, enjoy an on board cork jewellery presentation as you cruise to Porto.
Day 10 | Porto Highlights:
Today, discover the unique historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa.
Day 11 | Porto > Madrid Highlights:
Today you’ll board your included flight from Porto to Madrid. On arrival transfer to one of Madrid’s leading hotels.
Day 12 | Madrid Highlights: Freechoice
This morning, enjoy a tour of Madrid, including the 17th century Austrian Quarter, the Sabatini Gardens and the famous Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains.
Day 13 | Madrid Highlights: Day at leisure
Today is yours to enjoy at leisure in Spain’s largest city. Stroll the fashionable boutiques that adorn the city centre’s many plazas, relax in one of Madrid’s manicured gardens, or simply explore the surrounding area.
Day 14 | Madrid Highlights: Farewell
After breakfast, with memories of a truly unforgettable journey, you’ll be transferred to Madrid airport.