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Delightful Douro

Itinerary, Prices and Dates

Round Trip Cruise from Porto 8 Days

Enjoy this luxurious, relaxing cruise as it wends through Portugal's Douro River valley.

From the World Heritage city of Porto, sail the picturesque Douro Valley as you head for Salamanca in Spain. En route you’ll pass ancient villages, visit beautiful vineyards and sample the flavours of the region. As you uncover Portugal’s hidden pockets of paradise, you’ll soon find that sailing this leisurely river is the perfect way to explore.

What's Included

  • 7 night, luxurious, all-inclusive river cruise on a Scenic 'Space Ship'
  • Most suites with private balconies
  • Fine dining with all meals included and multiple dining venues on board
  • Complimentary, all-inclusive drinks onboard
    excludes a small number of rare, fine and vintage wines and spirits
  • Wide choice of carefully selected experiences, tours and immersive experiences
  • All gratuities
  • Flights from a choice of airports and ship transfers

Day 1: Porto

Map of the Douro River
Map of the Douro River

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Porto. Pick from London Heathrow or one of up to 5 UK regional airports. You’ll then be transferred to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew. Tonight you'll enjoy a celebratory welcome reception on board.
Included Meals D

Day 2: Porto - Regua

Today, join in enjoyable on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxury Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua. On arrival, you'll get to tour the award winning Regua Museum.

Sundowners: Enjoy an exclusive cocktail event on the terrace of Regua Museum, a truly wondrous setting, while you sample some of the region's famous port wine varietals. Be sure to try the Port Tonic!
Included Meals B L D

Day 3: Regua - Vega de Terrón

Freechoice: Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of the region's famous Mateus rosé wine.

Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the Douro Valley’s World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine growing region as you head towards Spain.
Included Meals B L D

Day 4: (Salamanca Luxury Motorcoach Transfer)

You'll spend time discovering Salamanca's incomparable architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate Spanish culture with a tapas-style lunch accompanied by a Flamenco dance performance before you get to spend the rest of the afternoon exploring at your own leisure.
Included Meals B L D

Day 5: Pocinho - Pinhão

Enjoy a leisurely cruise over breakfast this morning to nearby Pocinho.

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 Coa Valley’ excursion. This afternoon, enjoy your cruise to Pinhão
Included Meals B L D

Day 6: Pinhão - Porto

Today you'll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. You'll get to wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusively for the enjoyment of Scenic guests. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture! And this afternoon, get hands on at an on board cork jewellery presentation as you cruise to Porto.

Enrich: This evening, enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars. It promises to be a truly unforgettable occasion!
Included Meals B L D

Day 7: Porto

Today, discover the unique historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa.

Freechoice: Tour Guimarães and Ducal Palace. Alternatively, enjoy a tasting in the fairy tale-like environs of Quinta Aveleda.
Included Meals B L D

Day 8: Porto

After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 5 UK regional airports.
Included Meals B

  • Included Meals  Included Meals - B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner.

  • Tour or Transfer by Luxury Motorcoach  Transfer or Tour via Luxury Motorcoach

Scenic Azure


The Scenic Azure, launched in 2016, brings Scenic's all-inclusive luxury to the Douro. Typical of Scenic's ships, most suites feature the Scenic Sun Lounge concept which offers a sit out balcony that converts to an enclosed 'sun lounge' at the touch of a button as the exterior glass panel slides shut.

A choice of formal and informal dining venues, inclusive butler services and attentive staff make for a truly enjoyable, relaxing experience.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 48 outside suites, most with private Scenic 'Sun Lounge' balconies
  • Sundeck with sun-shades, chairs & loungers
  • Outdoor vitality pool
  • Stylish Crystal dining room with open seating
  • Additional dining in Portobellos restaurant and River Café
  • Panorama lounge and bar
  • Fitness and wellness centres
  • Elevator to accommodation decks
  • Onboard boutique*
  • Laundry service*

* Payable locally.

Scenic Azure Deck Plan

Scenic Azure - deck plan
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Luxury Suites

All Cabins & Suites Feature

  • Private bathroom with WC, wash basin & glass shower enclosure with l'Occitane toiletries
  • King size beds with Egyptian cotton linen & pillow menu
    5' wide, UK king size bed, separable to two 2'6" twins
  • Samsung HDTV linked to Mac mini system
  • Complimentary minibar, re-stocked daily
  • Telephone, safe, hair dryer
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Plush towels, waffle bathrobes and slippers
  • Butler Service
  • Drinks service
  • Valet & shoeshine
  • One complimentary bag of laundry

RP - Royal One Bedroom Suite (Upper Deck)

Scenic Azure - Royal One Bedroom Suite (RP)

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 420 sq. ft.
  • Private Scenic 'Sun Lounge' balcony with table and chairs
  • Spacious bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • Lounge seating area with sofa and armchairs
  • Additional butler services
  • Champagne on arrival
  • In suite breakfast & Morning newspaper
  • Daily fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapes and after dinner petit fours
  • Invitation to Table La Rive
  • Packing & unpacking service
  • €100pp credit for the wellness centre
  • Private Chauffeur service in selected locations
  • Unlimited laundry

BJ - Jr. Suite (Upper Deck)

Scenic Azure - Jr. Suite

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 247 sq. ft.
  • Private Scenic 'Sun Lounge' balcony with table and chairs
  • Spacious bathroom with shower over bath
  • Additional butler services
  • In suite breakfast service
  • Daily fruit skewers, pre-dinner canapes and after dinner petit fours
  • Invitation to Table La Rive
  • 2 items of clothing pressed each day

P, PA, B, BB & C - Balcony Suite (Middle & Upper Decks)

Scenic Azure - Balcony Suite (P, PA, B, BB & C)

Additional Features

  • Suite size: 215 sq. ft.
  • Private Scenic 'Sun Lounge' balcony with table and chairs
  • Additional butler services (upper deck suites)
  • In suite breakfast service
  • Invitation to Table La Rive
  • 2 items of clothing pressed each day

E & D - Standard Suite (Lower Deck)

Scenic Azure - Standard Suite

Additional Features

  • Stateroom size: 172 sq. ft.
  • Smaller Fixed Window

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Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability at time of booking. Operators reserve the right to amend published prices prior to a confirmed booking being made.

A Week on the Douro River 7 Nights

River Douro, Porto

From: Please Call  More Details 

  • A beautiful 7 night boutique cruise along the enchanting Douro river
  • Private transfer from your home
  • Boutique cruise aboard Uniworld's luxurious Queen Isabel
  • Daily guided excursions with Quietvox audio
  • Onboard entertainment and lectures
  • Captain's Dinner
  • Fine wine, beer and soft drinks with dinner onboard
  • Return scheduled economy flights from London

Porto•Regua•Guimarães•Pinhão•Vega de Terrón•Salamanca

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