LIVE THE UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE OF A CRUISE ON THE DOURO WITH FULL BOARD AND EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES IN THE REGION. A PERFECT FUSION OF LUXURY, GASTRONOMY AND LOCAL CULTURE.

An exclusive opportunity to enjoy the quality service of Portugal's leading river cruise company on board a hotel ship carrying just 30 passengers, ensuring an intimate atmosphere and attentive, personalized service.


The Spirit of Chartwell hotel ship, accustomed to classic and luxury voyages along the Thames, was in the world spotlight when it was chosen to transport Queen Elizabeth II during the Jubilee celebrations. It arrived in Portugal in 2012 to show the world the best the Douro has to offer, from its landscapes to its gastronomy, traditions and unparalleled culture.

 

Capacity → 30 passengers


Double cabins → 14


Suites → 1



 

Itinerary

 

 

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

DAY 1 - FRIDAY

Embarkation at Vila Nova de Gaia


Welcome Cocktail


Navigation until Entre os Rios


Dinner on board


Overnight on board at Entre os Rios


 

DAY 2 - SATURDAY

Navigation until Régua


Cooking demonstration


Visit to Douro Museum


Lunch on board


Dinner at a local Quinta


Overnight on board in Pinhão


 

DAY 3 – SUNDAY

Navigation to Régua


Visit to Lamego with tasting of local products


Navigation until Porto


Lecture: Douro River and Region


Portuguese themed dinner on board


Portuguese Folk Music Showa


Overnight on board at Porto / Ribeira

 

DAY 4 - MONDAY

Check Out and Disembarkation


 

 

 

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

DAY 1 - MONDAY

Embarkation at Vila Nova de Gaia


Welcome Cocktail


Overnight on board at Porto/ Ribeira


 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY

Navigation until Régua


Cooking demonstration


Visit to Mateus Palace


Lunch on board


Navigation until Pinhão


Dinner at a local Quinta


Overnight on board in Pinhão


 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY

Navigation until Barca D’Alva


Lecture: Douro River and Region


Visit to Castelo Rodrigo with tasting of local products


Vintage Port wine opening celebration


Portuguese themed dinner on board


Overnight on board at Barca D’Alva


 

DAY 4 - THURSDAY

Navigation until Régua


Lunch on board


Visit to Lamego with tasting of local products


Captain’s dinner on board


Portuguese Folk music show


Overnight on board at Régua


 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY

Navigation until Vila Nova de Gaia


Lunch on board


Check Out and Disembarkation


 

 

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INCLUDED: Cruise and all meals on board, with drinks p>

included during meals, activities on board, meals off the ship (drinks included), all tours and guided tours marked in the program

 

NOT INCLUDED: Private tours, selected wines, bar drinks, store products, everything not mentioned in the “included” point.

 

Important notes:
(1) DouroAzul reserves the right to cancel the cruise if the minimum number of cabins is not reached. In the event of cancellation by DouroAzul, the cruise will be offered on another date or canceled free of charge.

 

(2) The performance of the services or their continuity is subject to any adverse weather conditions or safety constraints, breakdown or unexpected maintenance of the vessel, imposition by the Authorities in any capacity.

Ask for information

Email address: cruises@douroazul.pt

 

Tel: 924 007 149 / 223 402 503

 

 

Download the 4 days brochure here

Download the 5 days brochure here