Portugal River Cruising

Overview

The Douro River winds its way from Spain into Northern Portugal, an area almost lost in time, scattered with quaint villages, working family farms and countless vineyards producing the specialties of the region.

With the success of our cruises between Amsterdam and Budapest and beyond, the Douro is another destination featuring a brand new Emerald Star Ship for 2017. All the luxuries you are used to such as drop down glass balconies, indulgent one bedroom suites, the club pool on the Sky Deck, extensive dining choices and included excursions are all featured for your enjoyment whilst cruising in our award-winning 'Star Ships'.

Visit the lively city of Porto, famous for its riverside cafés and extensive wine cellars in the area of Vila Nova de Gaia. Traditional villages of Pinhao, Pocinho and Regua have occupied the shores of the river for many centuries. It's like time has stood still, with secret methods in fortified wine-making being handed down by each generation. Salamanca lies just over the border in Spain. You'll enjoy a full day exploring this lively student town known as the 'Oxford' of the Spanish language included in your itinerary.

Special "You're Invited" events feature in your itinerary including a highlight dinner at a local wine estate and a cocktail lesson on board. You can also extend your stay and experience Lisbon for a three night stay in the thriving capital of the country with the oldest borders in Europe.

Evergreen's exceptional inclusive value

Evergreen Cruises & Tours has an excellent reputation for quality, value and professional service. With 39 years of experience, we carefully plan, arrange and coordinate every aspect of your holiday. Our guests recognise that value is not only about the price but also what’s included in a cruise and tour. Here are just some of things included in your Europe River Cruise:

  • First Class Hotels
    Enjoy stays at premium first class hotels, which have been hand selected to ensure your holiday experience is enhanced.
  • 'You're Invited'
    Complimentary 'You're Invited' unique and exclusive local experiences all included in your holiday.
  • Discover More
    Personalise your holiday with our Discover More excursions (additional cost), featured throughout each itinerary, where you can immerse yourself in unique local experiences, culture and history.
  • Most meals included
    With Evergreen, you can rest assured that most meals are included in your holiday including Full Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners.
  • Evergreen Cruise Directors
    Enjoy the services of Evergreen Cruise Directors plus expert local guides.
  • Everything taken care of
    All tipping, gratuities, transfers, porterage and taxes included*
  • Endless Support
    With more than 20 years’ experience in operating, your Evergreen Tour Director & local guides will ensure you get the most out of your holiday.
  • Guided Tours
    Enjoy daily guided tours through cities, parks and towns with our friendly and knowledgeable local guides.
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