Flavors of Portugal & Spain (Porto to Vega Terron) Cruise Only 2018

Flavors of Portugal & Spain (Porto to Vega Terron) Cruise Only 2018

Operator: AmaWaterways
Ship: AmaVida
Starts: Porto, Portugal on Tue, Apr 03, 2018
Ends: Vega de Terron, Spain on Tue, Apr 10, 2018

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Terms & Conditions: Promotional rates are valid on select departures for new bookings only, made from December 1, 2017 - July 31, 2018. All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a base category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Savings are per stateroom, based on double occupancy. **Solo travelers will receive the single supplement waived offer in place of the discount (excluding suites) on select sailings. Offers are combinable with AmaWaterways’ Past Passenger Privilege Program and Onboard Future Cruise Benefit Program. Offers are not combinable with any other promotions, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change/termination without notice. Port charges, land programs, roundtrip airfare, are additional. Other restrictions apply


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Portugal, Spain

Rivers Visited

Douro

River Cruise Itinerary

Spend 3 nights in Lisbon, followed by a flavorful 7-night Douro cruise, ending with 3 nights in Madrid

Days 1 - 1:

EMBARKATION ''' PORTO, PORTUGAL. Embark your luxurious ship in Porto. This evening, meet your fellow passengers. (B,L,D)

Days 2 - 2:

PORTO. The colorful city of Porto blends the best of old and new, which you can discover on aescorted tour of the historic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the Cathedral, one of thecity'''s oldest monuments; and the S''o Bento Railway Station, known for its blue and white tile panelsdepicting scenes from Portuguese history. You'''ll also enjoy a tasting of Port, Portugal'''s most renownedcontribution to the world of wine at Graham'''s Winery. Prefer to get more active, you can hike toGraham'''s Winery, offering magnificent views over the Douro River. (B,L,D)

Days 3 - 3:

PORTO ''' GUIMAR''ES. Visit Guimar''es, one of the most historic towns in Portugal and aUNESCO World Heritage Site. The birthplace of Portugal'''s first king, Guimar''es claims to be '''the cradleof the nation''' and boasts a historic center that is one of the most attractive and best preserved in all ofPortugal. Later, enjoy a cheese and wine tasting at the Quinta de Avelada. (B,L,D)

Days 4 - 4:

ENTRE-OS-RIOS ''' R''GUA. Today, enjoy an excursion to the Palacio de Mateus, located in thebeautiful region of Tr''s-os-Montes near the city of Vila Real. The interior of the house features variousreligious images and exquisite furniture, artwork and hand-wooden ceilings. The exterior is equallystunning, with gardens that are among the most beautiful in all of Portugal. (B,L,D)

Days 5 - 5:

R''GUA ''' PINH''O. Travel to picturesque Lamego, home to one of the most importantpilgrimage sites in all of Portugal, where you'''ll go to the Nossa Senhora dos Rem''dios (Sanctuary of OurLady of Remedies). The shrine features a staircase of nearly 700 steps, beautifully decorated with whiteand blue tiles, which for the more active adventurer will want to hike. Concluding the walking and hikingtours, you will have the opportunity to sample local traditional specialties, such as B''las de Lamego,bread filled with smoked ham; Presunto, a type of dry-cured ham; and Espumante, a Portuguese sparklingwine. Afterwards, you'''ll go to the formal Episcopal Palace Museum. (B,L,D)

Days 6 - 6:

PINH''O. Visit Quinta de Avessada and enjoy lunch here. Later in the day, go on an exclusiveprivate tour of Quinta do Seixo'''s wine cellars, learning about the Douro Valley'''s centuries-oldwinemaking methods before sampling some of the wines. (B,L,D)

Days 7 - 7:

VEGA TERR''N, SPAIN. Venture to Castelo Rodrigo, known as the '''White Village''' because ofits almond trees. The site offers spectacular views of the surrounding area and as far away as Spain. Join awalking tour through its medieval streets and see the houses and establishments with 16th-century facadesand Manueline style windows. Prefer a more active adventure there, you can hike to the town. At the endof both tours, enjoy a tasting of local favorites, such as almonds, cheese, bread and wine. (B,L,D)

Days 8 - 8:

VEGA TERR''N ''' DISEMBARKATION. Disembark your cruise in Vega Terr''n. (B)

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with outside balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck and pool
  • Fitness room
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Guided hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 3 nights hotel in Lisbon at the Intercontinental Lisbon (or similar), including city tour, Sintra excursion and daily breakfast
  • Transfer from Lisbon to Porto via high-speed train
  • Transfer from the ship in Vega Terr''n to Salamanca with city tour and then onto Madrid
  • 3 nights hotel in Madrid at the Westin Palace (or similar), including city tour, Toledo excursion and daily breakfast

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