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Portugal's Douro River

Cosmos Tours and Cruises

Portugal's Douro River

8 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1023

Take a cruise to Portugal's beautiful Douro river. Fly to Oporto where you will spend time exploring this medieval town before a visit and tasting at one of the region's famous port wine producers. Visiting Oport, Gegua, Vega de Teron and Ferradosa.

This eight day Douro river cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Portugal's Douro River
Your Cruise Itinerary

Your Cruise Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Oporto

On arrival, transfer to your ship for embarkation and a welcome cocktail party. In the evening there will be an optional excursion to see Oporto by night. (D)

Day 2: Oporto

After breakfast, an optional guided tour explores this medieval town before a visit and tasting at one of the region's famous port wine producers in Vila Nova de Gaia. The afternoon is at leisure. After dinner there will be a folk evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Oporto - Regua

Spend the morning discovering Oporto at leisure or take an optional excursion to historically renowed Guimarães to admire the city's treasures and many museums. Rejoin your ship and pass through the gigantic lock at Carrapatello as you cruise to Régua. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Regua - Vega de Teron

This morning, an optional excursion to Vila Real visits the beautiful manor and gardens of Solar de Mateus. Rejoin your ship in Pinhão and cruise to Vega de Teron. Later, enjoy a flamenco evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Barca D'Alva.

Today, a full day optional excursion departs for Salamanca. Note the Roman, Arabic and Christian influences in the stunning architecture throughout the city before seeing one of the most impressive town squares in all of Spain. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Vega De Teron - Ferradosa - Pinhão.

Continue though the stunning countryside to Ferradosa. An optional excursion visits local vineyards and includes some Port wine tasting at a Quinta. Rejoin the ship in Pinhão and enjoy a gala evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Pinhão - Oporto.

This morning, an optional excursion to the ancient town of Lamego takes in the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios sanctuary situated 600m above the town before seeing the medieval castle, the church of Almacave and the Cathedral. After lunch, cruise to Oporto before a fado evening on board. (B,L,D)

Day 8: Oporto - UK.

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : Portugal's Douro River

Departure Dates and Prices 2017 : Portugal's Douro River

Cosmos brochure prices in Black

River Cruise Holidays discount prices in Red

Tel Cosmos reservations on 0800 668 1365 and quote our code TR55C

Dates

Prices from

Dates

Prices from

April 3,17* 

£1149
£1069

July 24, 31

£1199
£1116

May 8

£1249
£1162

August 21, 28

£1199
£1116

June 8*, 19

£1249
£1162

September 25*

£1349
£1255

July 3, 10

£1199
£1116

October 9, 23

£1099
£1023

Prices are based on return TAP Portugal flights from London Gatwick. Alternative departures available from London Heathrow, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, and Edinburgh. Please call for further details and prices including other UK airports.

Upgrades from:  middle deck - £175 : upper deck - £225

Prices above are a 'guide from' price per person, based on two adults sharing a twin room and are subject to change and availability. Prices are based on live flight pricing when available in order to give you the best possible price and options.Prices and dates shown are taken from the Cosmos Tours and Cruise brochure. Please note that holidays and prices are subject to availability and there might be slight price increases/decreases due to Cosmos booking onto a live flight system. However, the correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book.Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Cosmos Tours and Cruises Terms & Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website 

Disclaimer: Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.

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Cosmos Tours and Cruises

Portugal's Douro River

8 Days - 7% discount

Prices from only £1023

Take a cruise to Portugal's beautiful Douro river. Fly to Oporto where you will spend time exploring this medieval town before a visit and tasting at one of the region's famous port wine producers. Visiting Oport, Gegua, Vega de Teron and Ferradosa.

This eight day Douro river cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos Tours and Cruises call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

Receive a discount of 7% on all Cosmos Tours & Cruises. Call on 0800 668 1365 and quote our discount code TR55C.

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Holiday Highlights

Holiday Highlights

  • Oporto
  • Regua
  • Barca d'Alva
  • Vega de Teron
  • Ferradosa
  • Pinhão
All this included

All this included

  • Free VIP Home Chauffeur Service (see below)
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Outside lower deck cabin
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • All inclusive drinks with the exception of champagne and selected wines, cocktails and spirits
  • All local, port and airport taxes
Optional excursion package

Optional excursion package

Optional Excursion Package - £207pp including:

  • Oporto by night tour
  • City tours in Oporto, Guimarães and Lamego
  • Port wine tasting in Vila Nova de Gaia and Ferradosa region
  • Solar de Mateus visit
  • Full day in Salamanca

All optional excursions are subject to change and a minimum number of participants are required for them to operate.

Your choice of ships

Your choice of ships

MS Infante d'Henrique Cosmos rating ♦♦♦

  • Built in 2003
  • 71 air-conditioned cabins
  • Dining room
  • Lounge bar with dancefloor
  • Large Sun deck with deck chairs
  • Wifi on board

MS Miguel Torga Cosmos rating ♦♦♦♦♦

  • Brand new premium class ship for 2017
  • 66 stylish cabins
  • Lounge bar with dancefloor
  • Large Sun deck with deck chairs
  • Pool on Sun deck

17 April departure operated by MS Vasco de Gama (Cosmos rating ♦♦♦). Call for full ship details and cabin upgrade options

Why not extend your stay

Why not extend your stay

Oporto: 2 nights guide price from £80pp staying at Hotel Teatro. Includes transfers.

Free VIP home chauffeur service

Free VIP home chauffeur service

If you live within 50 miles of your chosen international departure point, you can be picked up and dropped off from your doorstep as part of your Cosmos Holiday. Cosmos will explain the details when you book and you can choose to be picked up from your home address, or an alternative if it is more convenient and still within 50 miles of your chosen departure point. Your driver will contact you 48 hours before you are due to leave, to arrange a suitable pick up time. If you live more than 50 miles by road from your chosen departure point you can still take advantage of the service by paying for the excess mileage at £1.70 per car, per mile

What do you get?

  • Chauffeur-driven, private air-conditioned car
  • Luggage loaded and unloaded for you
  • Picked up and dropped off at home or a chosen address