Join us as we journey through the heart of Portugal on a specially curated river cruise along the stunning Douro River. Sip renowned wines amid the sun-kissed vineyards of Port Country, taste the distinctive flavors of Portuguese and Spanish cuisine and discover rich culture in colorful cities throughout Europe’s Leading Destination as voted in the 2020 World Travel Awards. For an extended journey, we've added optional land packages in Lisbon, Portugal or Madrid, Spain.
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Optional Land Package Highlights
A Portugal river cruise is best reserved with incredible land packages, offering a seamless way to extend your vacation and explore more of the region.
3 NIGHTS MADRID, SPAIN
Allow your guide to regale you with the history of the Spanish Golden Age in Madrid, taking in such sites as the Royal Palace and Plaza Mayor
Venture to the walled city of Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit both the Cathedral of Toledo and the Synagogue Santa Maria La Blanca
Overnight stays at the Westin Palace (or similar), daily breakfasts, included excursions and the services of a wonderful Cruise Manager throughout the river cruise and land journey
3 NIGHTS LISBON, PORTUGAL
Visit the UNESCO-designated Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon, the “City of Seven Hills”
Journey to the lovely mountain village of Sintra and tour the fairytale Pena Palace
Taste delicious Pastéis de Belém
Witness the majesty of Tomar Castle, which also includes the Convent of Christ, a complex that has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Overnight stays at the Intercontinental Lisbon Hotel (or similar), daily breakfast, included excursions and tastings, and the services of a wonderful Cruise Manager throughout the river cruise and land journey.
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Scooter Tessari, MCC, owns The Cruise Center, Inc. in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and operates the website Tasteful Journeys devoted to enrichment vacations with a culinary accent and featuring cruises, tours, and custom designed vacation packages.