Portugal River Cruises

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

Discover Portugal's hidden gems on a truly all-inclusive river cruise

Explore the wonders of Portugal's towns with our all-inclusive European river cruise in Portugal. You'll step back in time and relive bygone years on board the luxurious Scenic Azure along the picturesque Douro River.

View the breathtaking wonders of the Douro Valley with Scenic Portugal river cruises, the ultimate in luxury river cruising. During your Douro River cruise, you'll experience the rich cultures of timeless villages, four of which are World Heritage-listed Sites: the prehistoric rock art sites of the Côa Valley, the Alto Douro, the ancient city of Salamanca and the historical city of Porto.

As you cruise along the Douro River valley in 5-star luxury, you'll marvel at the hilltop wine estates, terraced landscapes, and family-run Quintas (estates) as you indulge in the spectacular food and exquisite wines Portugal is renowned for.

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.
  • 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 wellness appointments organised, with massage and beauty treatments^ available.
  • The Nth Degree
    We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from airport transfers, first-class transport and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.
*All beverages are included except a very small number of fine and vintage wines, Champagnes and spirits. ^At an additional cost

Experience the ultimate in Portugal River Cruising on board the 5-star Scenic Azure

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.

Our 5-star Scenic Azure has set the standard for luxury river cruising, with only 48 cabins and an almost 1:2 staff to guest ratio. Specially designed to navigate the beautiful Douro River, 87% of the luxury suites have Scenic Sun Lounges so you can relax with a glass of wine stretching out in the warm Portuguese sun. 

With your own dedicated Cruise Director on board, the luxurious Scenic Azure features free Wi-Fi, an all-inclusive Wellness Centre, a wide choice of dining venues and unlimited complimentary beverages. During your Portugal River Cruise on-shore excursions you'll enjoy wine tasting from world-renowned wineries in Spain, Portugal and northern Portugal.

Your truly all-inclusive luxury European river cruise with Scenic includes all tips and gratuities, personal airport transfers to first-class transport and local guides. The only time you'll need to reach for your wallet is if you have any personal expenses.

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