Portugal river cruises

Generations have come and gone but Portugal's towns have remained locked in time.

River cruising through Portugal

Experience the journey of a lifetime on the beautiful Scenic Azure as it cruises the sun-drenched waterways of the Douro River in Portugal.

Excite your senses as you transverse the spectacular beauty of the Douro Valley. Comprising of four World Heritage-listed Sites - the Alta Douro, Historic Centre of Porto, the old city of Salamanca and the prehistoric rock art sites of the Côa Valley - you’ll immerse yourself in timeless villages, terraced landscapes, family-run quintas (estates) and hilltop wine estates scattered among the steep hills.

As your Scenic Space-Ship weaves through the undulating hillside curves of the beautiful Douro Valley you’ll be treated to enchanting landscapes, rich cultures and all the produce of its wine country. This is what makes our Portugal River Cruises truly extraordinary.

Why cruise with Scenic?

From the moment you step on board you'll be spoilt for choice. You'll enjoy the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury every moment of the day.

Scenic Enrich

These are experiences that offer once-in-a-lifetime multi-sensory moments that are completely inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Enjoy a gourmet dinner in a castle, followed by a classical concert, or one of our exclusively created Scenic shows in Salzburg.

Scenic Freechoice

These are hand-selected activities for you to choose from and enjoy at a pace that suits you. Which narrow cobblestone path through an ancient village will you choose to follow? Will you Shop with a Chef at a local market, or explore the home of a local artist.

Scenic Tailormade

Our Scenic Tailormade App guides you through your own personal excursion on shore, and offers absorbing commentary on major points of interest while you’re on board. Map out the perfect route for a fanatical foodie’s walk, or spend an afternoon exploring ancient treasures.
  • Luxuriously Appointed Suites
    Enjoy your queen-size Scenic Slumber Bed, pillow menu, luxury bath products, Wi-Fi internet and Mac mini info-tainment system.
  • Scenic Sun Lounges
    Our all-weather private balconies ensure you won’t miss a minute of the sublime scenery. The world opens up at the touch of a button.
  • All-Inclusive Wellness
    On board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship, you will have access to a range of health and wellness amenities at the dedicated wellness centre.
  • Up to Five Dining Options
    World-class dining at a choice of up to five dining venues including Table d'Or and River Café. Enjoy everything we offer on board including a range of entertainment.
  • Unlimited Complimentary Beverages*
    Choose from our extensive range of complimentary top-shelf beverages or enjoy your complimentary in-suite mini bar and try out our in-suite room service.
  • Butler Service
    Enjoy a nightly turndown service, shoe-shining or have your salon appointments organised, with hair, massage and beauty treatments^ available.
  • The Nth Degree
    We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from personal airport transfers, first-class transport and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.

Discover your 5-star Scenic Space-Ship

Innovators in design and technology for luxury river cruising vessels, your Scenic Space-Ship will be your gracious floating hotel as you cruise the waterways of Portugal.

The 5-star Scenic Azure, a brand new ship that has been custom-built to navigate the picturesque Douro, has just 48 cabins and an almost 1:2 staff-to-guest ratio, so you're guaranteed a more intimate experience during your time on-board. What's more, 87% of the suites feature bespoke Scenic Sun Lounges, allowing you to enjoy the Portuguese sun.

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