10 Night Vineyards & Villages Along the Douro with 3 Nights in Lisbon
Explore the dreamy Douro River and discover why its name translates to ‘River of Gold’ as you sail on its gleaming waters through Portugal’s breathtaking panoramic beauty. Marvel at the world’s oldest demarcated wine region, cozy towns, and charming villages while sailing through some of the most spectacular views of Portugal. Before sailing, begin your vacation your way with a three-night stay in beautiful Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Enjoy guided sightseeing to see the city highlights, including Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Join an excursion to magnificent Palacio Nacional de Mafra. Stop in Coimbra for a city sightseeing tour before reaching Porto where you will board your Avalon Suite Ship® to start a delightful river cruise across Portugal!
- 7 Night River Cruise
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Avalon Booking Bonus
- 3 Nights Hotel in Lisbon
- Excursions and sightseeing - your choice of Classic, Active, or Discovery
- Flexible dining options from an elegant four-course dinner to a more casual culinary setting
- Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with lunch & dinner
- Guided sightseeing by local, English-speaking guides
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- And more!
- Savings of $700 per couple on select 2024 Avalon Waterways Europe River Cruises until Nov 30, 2022! (savings already included in pricing)
Highlights & Sightseeing
Europe - Lisbon - Portugal - Belem Tower
Europe - Portugal - Porto - Ribeira
Europe - Italy - Portofino - Castello Brown
Europe - Portugal - Porto - Dom Luis I Bridge
Day 1 Lisbon:
Welcome to Lisbon
Day 2 Lisbon:
Guided sightseeing, see Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries
Day 3 Lisbon:
Excursion to Palacio Nacional de Mafra
Day 4 Lisbon-Coimbra-Porto (Embarkation):
Guided sightseeing of Coimbra; transfer to Porto; onboard welcome reception
Day 5 Entre Os Rios. Excursion to Braga and Guimarães:
Choice of guided sightseeing in Braga and Guimarães, or Romanesque tour
Day 6 Peso da Régua:
Choice of guided sightseeing Peso da Régua and Lamego or farm visit with tasting
Day 7 Pocinho:
Choice of guided sightseeing in Freixo de Numão or guided sightseeing in Vila Nova de Foz Côa
Day 8 Barca d’Alva. Excursion to Salamanca:
Choice of guided sightseeing in Salamanca or guided sightseeing in Freixo de Espada à Cinta
Day 9 Caldas de Aregos. Excursion to Amarante:
Onboard tile painting workshop; guided sightseeing in Amarante
Day 10 Porto:
Guided sightseeing or guided bike ride from Porto to the sea
Day 11 Porto (Disembarkation):
Your vacation ends this morning
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