The views from the sun deck of our luxurious ship are undeniably breathtaking but look a little closer and you'll see landmarks that chronicle the valley's tumultuous history. Famous battlefields, impenetrable fortresses (well, almost impenetrable) and opulent palaces await as local guides and experts bring history to life with tours and talks on the region's storied past. We’ll tour the ancient cities of Salamanca and Porto – visiting the sites of sombre battlefields – and learn more about the Peninsular Wars. There’s the chance to explore the grounds of the opulent Mateus Palace and the imposing fortress of Almeida. And, of course, we’ll be cruising through port wine territory – so we’ll stop for a tipple at a local quinta or two (it would be rude not to).
This holiday is twist on our popular Porto, Douro and Salamanca river cruise ideal for history enthusiasts of every level, you’re bound to uncover something new.
Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of sole occupancy cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement. The price includes:
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship for the duration of your cruise. Please note that speeds may vary.
We want to ensure you make the correct choice before you book your vacation with us. If you have any concerns regarding the suitability of the vacation due to reduced mobility we would encourage you to contact us to discuss these concerns.