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Included experiences:

• Return scheduled flights from the UK

• All meals, plus complimentary

house wine, local beer and soft

drink served with lunch and dinner

on board

• Complimentary sightseeing &

onboard entertainment

• Unique EmeraldPlus Experiences*

• Overseas transfers, all port charges

& tipping

• Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board

the ship

• Knowledgeable local guides in

every port

Trip Highlights

• Relax on board as you enjoy a

full day of sailing through the

spectacularly scenic Douro Valley

• Learn from the experts with an

on-board Portuguese cooking


• Try your hand at mosaic tile

painting as you sail towards

picturesque Pinhao

• Visit the remains of a Roman

sanctuary and battlements in

marvellous Lamego

• Soak up the buzzing atmosphere

on a full day in the beautiful golden

city of Salamanca

• Sample the local tipple, white port,

at an on-board cocktail making


• See the pre-historic landmarks left

by the Douro's earliest inhabitants

at Pocinho's Coa Valley Museum

• Enjoy an extra special highlight

dinner with local dishes and fine

wines at a Pinhao wine estate

• Explore the Douro Museum in

Regua, offering a fascinating insight

into the region's wine production

• Uncover the delights of Porto with

an overnight stay in this enchanting

coastal city

Accommodation• 7 nights cruising on board the

brand new Emerald Radiance

Dining • Includes 19 meals - enjoy 7

Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 7 Dinners

• Soft drinks, beer and local wine

during lunch and dinner on your

cruise. Tea and Coffee available

throughout the voyage.




Day 1: Porto - On arrival at the airport

you will be transferred to the ship where

you will be welcomed by your Captain

and crew. Tonight enjoy a welcome

reception and dinner on board while

cruising past the illuminations of Porto.

Day 2: Porto - Pinhao - Today enjoy a

full day sailing the turns and twists of the

Douro Valley. A UNESCO world heritage

site this area is sparsely populated

by small quaint villages and typical

communities working vineyards and

small farms. Your Cruise Director will

host a lecture on board showcasing the

history and wine culture of the region.

Join a painting class of local mosaic tiles

which typically depict traditional motives.

Arrive in the Pinhao, situated on a river

bend surrounded by terraced hillsides

producing some of the world's best Port.

Day 3: Pinhao - Vega Teron - Today

visit the village of Lamego including

Roman ruins. Return to ship for lunch

and afternoon sailing to Vega Teron,

the gateway into Spain, complete with

Various departures

from April - October 2017

Prices from £1595pp

(Based on 22nd April 2017). Disruptions to cruising

and itinerary may occur. Supplements for solo travellers

available on application.

Portuguese cooking demonstration.

Day 4: Salamanca - Founded by the

Romans, the city of Salamanca is home to

one of the oldest universities in Europe,

and is the seat of the Spanish language.

With its grand squares and medieval

structures, a walking tour here is more

like stepping back in time. Enjoy a full day

including tapas tasting and plenty of free

time to explore. Return to your ship for a

relaxing night in port.

Day 5: Pocinho - Arrive in the picturesque

village of Pocinho and join an excursion to

the Coa Valley Museum. This impressive

concrete structure details pre-historic stone

carvings made by the early inhabitants of

the Douro, which were uncovered during

the construction of the nearby dam. Return

to the ship for lunch and sailing towards


Day 6: Regua - Wake up this morning in

the former roman settlement of Regua.

Visit the Douro Museum for a look at wine

making in the region.

Day 7: Porto - Located at the mouth of

the Douro River, Porto is a fascinating

eclectic mix of modern and ancient

architecture. Its most famous export is

fortified wine, and the hillside across

from the city centre features numerous

wine caves and tasting boutiques in

the area of Vila Nova de Gaia. Sample

the local fair in one of these specially

adapted wine cellars and learn about

the long adapted craft of creating port.

Day 8: Disembarkation - After

breakfast, disembark Emerald Radiance

and transfer to the airport for your

return flight.


Emerald Waterways' award-winning Star-Ships are built to bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of the river,

with never-seen-before features like a pool that transforms into an evening cinema. These fully-inclusive itineraries range

from 8 to 15 days and include flights, accommodation, excursions, dining and drinks with lunch and dinner, as well as all tips.

It's no surprise they were voted 'Best for Value' in 2015's Cruise Critic Editors' Picks awards.





Cruise on board the brand new Emerald Radiance Artist Impression


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