Flavors of Portugal & Spain - 7-NIGHT CRUISE


Day 1 :
LISBON – PORTO – EMBARKATION
Check out of your hotel and transfer via a high-speed train to Porto where you’ll board your ship. (B,D)
Day 2 :
PORTO
Join a guided tour of Porto’s historic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll see the Cathedral, one of the city’s oldest monuments; the main square, ringed with shops and cafes; and the São Bento Railway Station, known for its blue and white tile panels depicting scenes from Portuguese history. You’ll also enjoy a tasting of port, Portugal’s most renowned contribution to the world of wine. For the more active adventure, join a hike in Porto and explore the old harbor quarter, passing through the medieval streets of Porto. (B,L,D)
Day 3 :
PORTO – ENTRE-OS-RIOS
After free time further exploring the colorful “City of Bridges,” the ship will sail to Entre-Os-Rios, where you’ll go to dinner at a local quinta to enjoy a traditional “home cooked” meal. (B,L,D)
Day 4 :
RÉGUA
Venture to the town of Lamego, where you’ll see the “Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies” on a city tour or climb the 686-step “Holy Staircase,” beautifully decorated with white and blue tiles, to the top on a guided hike. Whichever excursion you choose will conclude with a tasting of local specialties such as Bôlas de Lamego, bread filled with smoked ham; Presunto, a type of dry-cured ham; and Espumante, a Portuguese sparkling wine. (B,L,D)
Day 5 :
RÉGUA – PINHÃO
Visit Mateus Palace and Gardens, where you can admire the elegant 16th- to 18th- century furnishings and spend some time exploring the palace’s magnificent gardens, which feature perfectly manicured topiary work and an impressive cedar tunnel. Later in the day, cruise along the scenic Douro to Pinhão, where a wine tasting will be waiting for you in a local quinta. (B,L,D)
Day 6 :
PINHÃO
Embark on a leisurely walk to the charming Pinhão Railway Station, a stunning train station along the Douro Line, one of the most iconic rail journeys in Portugal. The station’s main building is revered for its 25 tile panels, all in shades of blue, that depict scenes from the Douro region. Afterward, enjoy an exclusive lunch at Quinta da Avessada, where you’ll enjoy an authentic and traditional dining experience complete with entertainment. The warm, spirited hospitality of this family-run quinta is quite special as you will discover. Several family members play in a band, and while dining, they will entertain you. Quinta de Avessada is also a fascinating interactive museum commemorating the history and culture of wine in the Alto Douro region, so you’ll have fun discovering all the various stages of wine production as well as doing plenty of tasting. Later in the day, indulge in some free time to explore the town on your own. (B,L,D)
Day 7 :
VEGA de TERRÓN, SPAIN
Venture to Castelo Rodrigo, known as the “White Village” because of its almond trees. The site offers spectacular views of the surrounding area and as far away as Spain. Join a walking tour through its medieval streets and see the houses and establishments with 16th-century facades and Manueline style windows. Prefer a more active adventure there, you can hike to the town. At the end of both tours, enjoy a tasting of local favorites, such as almonds, cheese, bread and wine. (B,L,D)
Day 8 :
VEGA de TERRÓN – DISEMBARKATION
Disembark your cruise in Vega de Terrón. (B)
(B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)

TOUR PRICES & DEPARTURE DATES:

2019 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
June 4 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
June 11 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,699
June 18 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
July 2 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
July 9 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,699
July 16 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
July 23 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,699
July 30 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
August 6 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,699
August 13 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
August 27 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
September 3 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,899
September 10 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,899
September 24 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,899
October 1 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,899
October 8 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,899
October 15 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,799
October 22 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
October 29 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,499
November 5 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,399
2020 SAILINGS
EMBARK DATE EMBARKATION CITY DISEMBARKATION CITY SHIP NAME PRICES
March 31 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,099
April 7 Porto AmaVida $3,199
April 14 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,299
April 21 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,399
April 28 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,599
May 5 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,699
May 19 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
May 26 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,799
June 2 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
June 16 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
June 23 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,799
June 30 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
July 14 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
July 21 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,799
July 28 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
August 4 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,799
August 11 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
August 25 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,899
September 1 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,999
September 8 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,999
September 22 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,999
September 29 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,999
October 6 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,999
October 13 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,899
October 20 Vega de Terrón Porto AmaVida $3,799
October 27 Porto Vega de Terrón AmaVida $3,599
November 3 Porto AmaVida $3,499

Note:
Terms & Conditions:
AMA-WATERWAYS