Portugal’s River of Gold - Lisbon to Porto

Portugal’s River Of Gold - Lisbon To Porto

Enjoy the Douro’s beauty & history

Experience the renaissance of Lisbon, newly invigorated with trending galleries and restaurants. Explore two of Iberia’s oldest university towns: Coimbra, Portugal and Salamanca, Spain. Roam the port warehouses of Porto. Enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world’s oldest demarcated wine region and a UNESCO Site. Our 10-day cruisetour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and the added bonus of a visit to Spain.


Day by Day

To learn more about each port of call and our included as well as optional excursions, click on the individual days below.

  1. Lisbon, Portugal - See the UNESCO-listed Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower, and visit the Bairro Alto district.
  2. Lisbon, Portugal - Learn about the Age of Discovery and Portugal’s leading role in this important era.
  3. Porto, Portugal - Explore Porto’s historic center, a UNESCO Site, and learn about its namesake wine.
  4. Régua, Portugal - Travel to Vila Real and admire the ornamental details of Mateus Palace; sample local wines.
  5. Pinhão, Portugal - Explore the epicenter of the Douro Valley’s port wine production; sample local food.
  6. Scenic Sailing: Douro River - Sail the scenic Douro River and view its dramatic rock formations and terraced vineyards.
  7. Barca d’Alva, Portugal - Discover tasty local brews; visit hilltop Castelo Rodrigo, a tiny medieval fortress.
  8. Salamanca, Spain - Visit the 13th-century Salamanca University, and see the House of Shells and Plaza Mayor.
  9. Pinhão, Portugal - Explore the Alto Douro and discover the unique taste of Portugal's olive oil.
  10. Régua, Portugal - Visit quintas and learn about the local wine-making process.
  11. Régua, Portugal - Savor a taste of Portugal with tasty morsels of cheese, sausages and sweet treats.
  12. Porto, Portugal - Encounter graceful bridges, baroque cathedrals and decorative Portuguese azulejos
  13. Porto, Portugal - Sample the delicious ruby-colored fortified wine for which the city is known.
  14. Porto, Portugal - Sample the delicious ruby-colored fortified wine for which the city is known.

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