Cruise from Portugal to Spain Presented by AmaWaterways



Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and to Port country— the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Visit colorful Lisbon, the city that launched countless explorers; Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges”; and Salamanca, the “Golden City.” Taste wines from historic wineries and soak up the genuine beauty of one of Europe’s most unadulterated landscapes.


Cruise: Porto to Pinhão to Porto along the Douro River

Countries: Portugal, Spain


Departure: Friday, November 15, 2019

Return: Saturday, November 23, 2019



  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs

  • Internet and Wi-Fi access

  • Sun deck with pool

  • Fitness room

  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar

  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances


  • All on-board dining in a variety of venues

  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients

  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner

  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner

  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast

  • Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks



  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with outside balconies)

  • Computer for internet access

  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations

  • Desk and sitting area

  • Bottled water replenished daily


  • Immersive tours in every destination

  • Guided hikes

  • Special Interest Tours

  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options

  • Knowledgeable guides

  • Personal headset for easy exploration


Daily Complimentary Cocktail Hour

Immersive Tours in Every Port

Port Charges

Onboard Gratuity

Roundtrip Airport to Ship Transfers

7 Night River Cruise aboard the AmaDouro

All Meals On-board ship

Unlimited Fine Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks with Lunch & Dinner


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Pre-Cruise Lisbon Package: $840 per person; double occupancy

DEPOSIT $400 Per Person due with Reservation

FINAL PAYMENT July 18, 2019

CANCELLATION POLICY $200 Per Person Cancellation Penalty will be imposed after reservation to July 17, 2019. | $400 Per Person Cancellation Penalty will be imposed from July 18 - August 16, 2019. | Full Penalty will be imposed for any cancellations received after August 17, 2019.

PASSPORT NOTICE A passport is required to travel to this destination and must be valid for at least six months beyond the return date of your trip.

TRAVEL INSURANCE Optional Trip Insurance through Travel Insured International. To purchase, call our offices.


Friday. November 15, 2019

TRAVEL DAY This day is set aside for your travels from home to a local airport and your overnight flight to Europe.

Saturday. November 16, 2019

EMBARKATION – PORTO, PORTUGAL Embark your cruise in Porto. Gather on board tonight and meet your fellow passengers. (D)

THE AMDOURO Debuting In 2019, the spectacular AmaDouro Is like no our other ships. The AmaDouro will feature spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms, most of which will Include balconies to take In views of the breathtaking hills and terraced vineyards along the river. Staterooms will also Include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited WI-FI, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an In-room safe. Currently being designed, the AmaDouro's Panoramic Lounge will be a stylish and Inviting space for a drink and our nightly entertainment. The ship also features a massage room, fitness room. Sun Deck swimming pool and a gift shop, as well as the culinary delights of the Main Restaurant, where you'll be able to sample the region's famous Port wine.

Sunday. November 17, 2019

PORTO – RÉGUA Cruise to Régua where you can visit the Baroque-style Palacio de Mateus and its gardens, located in the lovely Trás-os-Montes region. Inside the house, you’ll see interesting furnishings, paintings and a ceiling of intricately carved wood. The gardens here are considered some of the most beautiful in Portugal. (B,L,D)

Monday. November 18, 2019

RÉGUA – BARCA D’ALVA Spend time soaking up the beauty of the Douro River as you cruise to Barca d’Alva, where you will visit Castelo Rodrigo, a small fortified village perched high on a hilltop with centuries-old walls, steep narrow streets and fantastic views. You can also opt to hike up to the village should you wish a more active exploration. While here, taste some delicious locally grown produce. (B,L,D)

Tuesday. November 19, 2019

BARCA D’ALVA – SALAMANCA, SPAIN – VEGA TERRÓN Drive to Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built of golden sandstone, Salamanca is known as a “living museum,” and you will have an opportunity to step back in time to the Middle Ages during your escorted tour, which includes the city’s elegant university buildings, the New Cathedral, the intriguingly decorated House of Shells and Plaza Mayor. While here enjoy lunch as well as a traditional Flamenco show. (B,L,D)

Wednesday. November 20, 2019

PINHÃO, PORTUGAL Be treated to an exclusive lunch at Quinta da Avessada, where you’ll enjoy an authentic and traditional dining experience complete with entertainment. The warm, spirited hospitality of this family-run Quinta is quite special as you will discover. Several family members play in a band, and while dining, they will entertain you. Quinta de Avessada is also a fascinating interactive museum commemorating the history and culture of wine in the Alto Douro region, so you’ll have fun discovering all the various stages of wine production as well as doing plenty of tasting. Later in the day, venture to Quinta do Seixo, producers of some of the most traditionally made wine in the Douro region. An expert from the Sandeman Winery will take you on a tasting and private tour of the wine cellars, teaching you about the centuries-old winemaking methods. (B,L,D)

Thursday. November 21, 2019

RÉGUA – ENTRE-OS-RIOS Travel to picturesque Lamego, home to one of the most important pilgrimage sites in all of Portugal, where you’ll go to the Nossa Senhora dos Remédios (Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies). The shrine features a staircase of nearly 700 steps, beautifully decorated with white and blue tiles, which the more active adventurer will want to hike. Concluding both tours, you will have the opportunity to sample local traditional specialties, such as bôlas de Lamego, bread filled with smoked ham; presunto, a type of drycured ham; and Espumante, a Portuguese sparkling wine. You’ll then go to the formal Episcopal Palace Museum. Later, savor a pre-dinner glass of Vinho Verde from the terrace of the centuries-old Alpendurada Monastery, followed by a traditional “home-cooked” meal. (B,L,D)

Friday, November 22, 2019

PORTO The colorful city of Porto blends the best of old and new, which you can discover on an escorted tour of the historic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the Cathedral, one of the city’s oldest monuments; and the São Bento Railway Station, known for its blue and white tile panels depicting scenes from Portuguese history. You’ll also enjoy a tasting of Port, Portugal’s most renowned contribution to the world of wine. If you prefer to get more active, you can go on a guided hike and then enjoy a Port wine tasting. (B,L,D)

Saturday, November 23, 2019

PORTO – DISEMBARKATION Your cruise comes to an end as you prepare for your homeward flight. (B)

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