2018 : Portugal's River of Gold - Lisbon to Porto

Enjoy the Douro's beauty & history

Experience the renaissance of Lisbon, newly invigorated with trending galleries and restaurants. Explore two of Iberia's oldest university towns: Coimbra, Portugal and Salamanca, Spain. Roam the port warehouses of Porto. Enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world's oldest demarcated wine region and a UNESCO Site. Our 10-day cruisetour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and the added bonus of a visit to Spain.

Portugal's River of Gold

Discover one of Europe's most pristine destinations, Portugal and visit Salamanca, Spain.

Day by Day

Day 1 - Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon boasts the Jerónimos Monastery and Belem Tower, stunning works that introduced Manueline architecture to the world.

Day 2 - Lisbon, Portugal

The labyrinthine streets of Lisbon's Arab-flavored Alfama District carry echoes of 16th-century navigators who sailed in the Age of Discovery.

Day 3 - Porto, Portugal

Porto is known not only for its wine, but also for a heritage that combines ancient churches and monuments. Visitors to Bitetos can explore sections that used to be a prosperous Roman village.

Day 4 - Porto, Portugal

Portugal's second largest city, Porto lends its name to the nation's port wine.

Day 5 - Regua, Portugal

The peaceful town of Peso da Regua, commonly known as Regua, overlooks the Douro River with the Serra do Marao mountains at its rear.

Day 6 - Barca d'Alva, Portugal

This tranquil town is shadowed by mountains and surrounded by miles of gorgeous countryside filled with vineyards and orchards.

Day 7 - Salamanca, Spain

Vega de Terrón serves as a Douro River gateway to the fascinating Spanish city of Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 8 - Pinhão, Portugal

The sleepy town of Pinhão is situated at the epicenter of the valley's port wine-making. The biggest names in port have wine estates nearby, thanks to the region's perfect growing conditions for port grapes.

Day 9 - Regua, Portugal

The peaceful town of Peso da Regua, commonly known as Regua, overlooks the Douro River with the Serra do Marao mountains at its rear.

Day 10 - Porto, Portugal

Like Lisbon, Porto has a rich past; its historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of narrow cobblestone streets brimming with romantic buildings spanning the centuries.

Viking Inclusive Value

Your included features and services:

  • 8 included shore excursions with local guide & headset
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24/7 specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • All port taxes and fees
  • Airport transfers on date of embarkation/disembarkation with Viking Air program

    Your experience:

  • 10-day cruisetour (8-day cruise); 2 countries, 6 ports & 3 additional cities by land; 2 nights at the Hotel Tivoli Lisboa (or similar)
  • Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Culture Curriculum®: sample some local port wines; enjoy a folkloric music performance; learn about wine-making traditions & Portuguese history; attend a flamenco show
  • Meals on board & ashore: 9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception & Farewell Dinner
  • Organic herb garden
  • 24/7 Guest Services for special requests

    Your stateroom:

  • Riverview stateroom
  • Room steward & twice daily housekeeping service
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • 40" flat-screen LCD TV & complimentary Movies on Demand
  • Refrigerator, security safe, hair dryer
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Heated bathroom floor & anti-fog mirrors
  • Glass-enclosed shower
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries, bathrobe & slippers (upon request)

    Pre & Post Cruise Extensions

    More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.

  • Call (847) 593-6700 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13764558

    Cruise Line
    Viking River Cruises
    Offer valid through 3/31/2018
    10 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Torgil

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    Day 1Lisbon  
    Day 2Lisbon  
    Day 3Porto  
    Day 4Porto  
    Day 5Regua  
    Day 6Barca d'Alva  
    Day 7Salamanca  
    Day 8Pinhão  
    Day 9Regua  
    Day 10Porto  

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