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Cruise Europe’s waterways in style for less on-board Evergreen’s award-winning ‘Star Ship’. Travel between Lisbon and Porto for 10 nights and discover 9 different cities, towns and villages. Highlights include a tour of Baroque Village of Lamego & Sanctuary, a visit to Quinta in the heart of Douro Valley and an excursion to Coa Valley Museum. “You’re Invited” to unique experiences including a sunset illumination cruise, cocktail making lesson and cooking demonstration on board, plus guided walks, canoeing and yoga as part of “EmeraldACTIVE”. Relax in the onboard pool which transforms into a cinema of an evening, and enjoy the ever-changing scenery from the Sun Deck and Terrace of our award winning ‘Star-Ship’. 23 superb meals with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner, and all tipping and gratuities are also included.
• 7 nights on board an award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
• The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
• Stay 3 nights at Jupiter Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon
• All tipping and gratuities, airport transfers, port taxes and charges
• Explore 7 different cities, towns & villages
• Guided tours of Lisbon, Salamanca, Porto and more
• Visit to Quinta in the heart of Douro Valley
• Tour of Baroque Village of Lamego & Sanctuary
• Excursion to Coa Valley Museum
• Sunset illumination cruise
• Cocktail making lesson on board
• Rural dinner experience
• Onboard cooking demonstration
• Local entertainment in Salamanca
• Mosaic tile painting lesson on board
• EmeraldACTIVE inclusions such as canoeing in Pocinho, onboard yoga lesson and guided walks of Porto and vineyards
• 23 superb meals including a Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Reception and Dinner
• Complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
17 Aug 2019
Other departures available between Apr – Oct 2019, seasonal surcharges may apply.
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
Porto to Lisbon
Day 1: Arrive Porto (D)
Welcome to Porto. You will be met at the airport and transferred^ to the ship where you will be welcomed by your Captain and crew of the Emerald Radiance. Tonight, join your “You’re Invited” and enjoy the illuminations of Porto during a sunset cruise.
Day 2: Porto – Pinhao (FB, L, D)
Today, enjoy a full day sailing the windy twists and turns of the Douro Valley. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this area is sparsely populated by small quaint villages and typical communities, working vineyards and small farms. Your Cruise Director will host a lecture on board showcasing the history and wine culture of the region. Later this afternoon, arrive in the village of Pinhao which is situated on a river bend surrounded by terraced hillsides producing some of the world’s best Port. Tonight, your Captain will be delighted to host a welcome reception and dinner.
EmeraldACTIVE: Yoga class on board.
“You’re Invited”: Cooking demonstration on board.
Day 3: Pinhao – Vega Terron (FB, L, D)
After a morning to yourself where you can join our EmeraldACTIVE for a yoga class, head to Quinta Vineyard in the heart of the Douro Valley for a tour and wine tasting. Return to your ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing to Vega de Terrón, your gateway into Spain.
“You’re Invited”: take part in a cocktail-making lesson with your barman.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided walk through the vineyards.
Day 4: Salamanca (FB, D)
Founded in Roman times, the city of Salamanca is home to one of the oldest universities in Europe, the seat of the Spanish language, and still a lively student town. Board your coach this morning in Vega de Terrón and travel to this beautiful golden city for a guided walking tour. Passing through its grand squares and medieval structures, you will feel like you’re stepping back in time. Tapas bars feature on every street and traditional Spanish music trickles out of buzzing bars and restaurants. You will also have plenty of free time to explore independently before returning to the ship later this afternoon.
“You’re Invited”: Enjoy local entertainment of Tuna music.
Day 5: Pocinho – Regua (FB, L, HD)
This morning, arrive in the village of Pocinho and join your excursion to the Coa Valley Museum. This impressive concrete structure details pre-historic stone carvings made by the early inhabitants of the Douro, which were uncovered during the construction of the nearby dam. Alternatively join EmeraldACTIVE for a guided canoeing experience or a yoga lesson on board. Return to your ship for lunch and set sail towards Regua.
“You’re Invited”: This evening enjoy dinner at a traditional wine estate in the Regua area.
Day 6: Regua (FB, L, D)
Visit the marvellous Baroque village of Lamego and the picturesque Our Lady of Remedies Sanctuary. Here you can join EmeraldACTIVE in climbing the Sanctuary steps. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon onboard as you sail towards Porto, Portugal’s second largest city and one of the major urban areas of the Iberian Peninsula.
EmeraldACTIVE: Yoga class on board.
“You’re Invited”: Mosaic tile painting lesson on board.
DiscoverMORE: Visit to Mateus Palace.
Day 7: Porto (FB, L, D)
Located at the mouth of the Douro River, Porto is a fascinating eclectic mix of modern and ancient architecture. Its most famous export is of course fortified wine. The hillside across from the city centre features numerous wine caves and tasting boutiques in the area of Vila Nova de Gaia.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided walking tour of Porto.
DiscoverMORE: Excursion to Guimarães.
Day 8: Lisbon (B, D)
Transfer to Lisbon, check into your hotel and enjoy an included dinner.
Three Night Stay: Jupiter Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon.
Day 9: Lisbon (FB)
City tour of Lisbon, followed by free time.
Day 10: Lisbon (FB)
Enjoy a day at leisure in Lisbon.
DiscoverMORE: Excursion to Sintra.
Day 11: Depart Lisbon (FB)
Note: This extension can also be added before the cruise.
FB = Full Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
HD = Hosted Dinner
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 04 Jul 18 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. 11 Day Secrets of the Douro & Lisbon River Cruise (EPDL) price based on 17 Aug 2019 departure in a Category F Stateroom, full payment required 12 months in advance. $1,000 per person non-refundable deposit due within 48 hours of booking. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Evergreen Cruises & Tours and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 04 Jul 18 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. 11 Day Secrets of the Douro & Lisbon River Cruise (EPDL) price based on 17 Aug 2019 departure in a Category F Stateroom, full payment required 12 months in advance. $1,000 per person non-refundable deposit due within 48 hours of booking. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Evergreen Cruises & Tours and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.Read more