Delightful Douro with Lisbon

Start your 11 day tour & cruise with a 3 night stay in Lisbon before a stunning all-inclusive river cruise along the Douro river from picturesque Porto.

11 Days
Lisbon to Porto
From (NZD)
$ 7,765
$ 7,315
Dates & Pricing

2021 Lisbon > Porto

The soul of Portugal

From windswept seaside meanderings to the astonishing beauty of the Douro Valley, this is a journey of contemplation and elegance.
In Porto, board the luxurious Scenic Azure, which will transport you through the hidden gem that is the Douro Valley. Days will be spent immersed in the proud history and culture of a unique land that still retains many of its centuries-old traditions.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
LIDO
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Lisbon
Return City:
Porto

Selected Itinerary

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Lisbon

    Start your journey with a three night stay.

  2. Day 2 - Lisbon

    This morning, take a guided tour of Lisbon with your knowledgeable local guide.

    Freechoice

    Visit the Maritime Museum and learn the nautical history of this once dominant seafaring nation, or visit the hilltop Sintra Palace.

    Tonight, enjoy Portuguese cuisine at its finest.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Lisbon

    Today is yours to explore this wonderful city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Lisbon > Porto

    Your journey via Portugal’s medieval capital, Coimbra, takes you to Porto where you’ll board the luxurious Scenic Azure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Porto > Regua

    Enjoy on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua where you have the chance to explore the Douro Museum at your leisure. Learn about the culture, history and identity of the people living in this wine-growing region of the Douro Valley.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Regua > Vega de Terron

    Freechoice

    Tour the elegant town of Lamego including the breathtaking Shrine of our Lady of Remedies, or visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of its famous Rose. 

    Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine region as you continue towards Spain.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Vega de Terron

    Freechoice

    Take your time absorbing the architectural splendour of Salamanca. Alternatively, you may choose to visit the Portuguese village, Freixo de Espada à Cinta for a guided tour and visit to their silk museum followed by a home hosted lunch.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Pocinho > Pinhão

    Freechoice

    Visit the award winning Côa Valley Museum, or if you’re a little more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and sample some of the regions produce such as jams, marmalades and sugared almonds.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Pinhão > Porto

    Visit the remarkable village of Provesende, showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusive for Scenic guests.

    Enrich

    The beauty of São Francisco Church is sure to impress. The façade is a mixture of Gothic and Baroque architecture, while the interior glows with intricate wood carvings covered in gold. Witness a spectacular private concert in these wondrous surroundings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Porto

    Discover the historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa, a neoclassical-style building that started construction in 1842 and took over 65 years to complete.

    Freechoice

    Tour Guimarães, the seat of the first King of Portugal, including the impressive Ducal Palace, or enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta da Aveleda.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Porto

    After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking wonderful memories with you.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ship featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 1 exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 24 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise^
  • Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert Program Directors
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability