Delightful Douro with Madrid

On this 11 day luxury cruise from Porto to Madrid, enjoy some wine tastings, tour the elegant town of Lamego and discover Salamanca's architecture.

11 Days
Porto to Madrid
From (USD)
$ 5,595
Dates & Pricing

2021 Porto > Madrid

Tour Map
Tour Code:
DOUM
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Porto
Return City:
Madrid

Selected Itinerary

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Porto

    Welcome to Porto, where you’ll board the luxurious Scenic Azure for your cruise of the idyllic Douro Valley.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Porto > Regua

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Regua > Vega de Terron

    Freechoice

    Tour the elegant town of Lamego, with its many fine Baroque structures such as the Shrine of our Lady of Remedies and the Lamego museum, both of which you will get the opportunity to visit. Alternatively enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of its famous rosé.

    Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine region as you continue towards Spain.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Salamanca

    Take your time absorbing the architectural splendour of Salamanca. Explore the city on a guided tour before some time at leisure followed by a delicious lunch accompanied by a special Flamenco performance.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Pocinho > Pinhão

    Take a leisurely cruise this morning to nearby Pocinho.

    Freechoice

    Visit the award winning Côa Valley Museum or, if you’re a little more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and sample some of the regions produce such as jams,marmalades and sugared almonds.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Pinhão > Porto

    Visit the remarkable village of Provesende, showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusive for Scenic guests.

    Enrich

    The beauty of São Francisco Church is sure to impress. The facade is a mixture of Gothic and Baroque architecture, while the interior glows with intricate wood carvings covered in gold. Witness a spectacular private concert in these wondrous surroundings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Porto

    Today, discover the historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa, a neoclassical-style building that started construction in 1842 and took over 65 years to complete.

    Freechoice

    Tour Guimarães, the seat of the first King of Portugal, including the impressive Ducal Palace, or enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta da Aveleda

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Porto > Madrid

    Today you’ll board your included flight from Porto to Madrid. On arrival transfer to one of Madrid’s leading hotels for a three night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Madrid

    Enjoy a tour of Madrid, including the 17th century Austrian Quarter, the Sabatini Gardens and the famous Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains.

     

    Freechoice

    This afternoon, you can choose between a visit of the exceptional Prado Museum, renowned as one of the best museums in the world or a visit of the equally delightful 18th century Royal Palace of Madrid.

    This evening, enjoy fine Spanish cuisine at a welcome dinner with your fellow travellers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Madrid

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Madrid

    After breakfast, transfer to Madrid airport with memories of a truly unforgettable journey.

    Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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