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Douro cruise - Spirit of Chartwell - 8 Days

How about discovering the Douro in a luxurious and comfortable Royal Barge.

Spirit of Chartwell is the official boat of the Jubilee celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II, and it is now sailing in the Douro River.

The barge has a capacity of 30 passengers and will give its guests the opportunity to enjoy luxury in each detail.

With this cruise, guests are invited to find the hidden treasures of the Douro with its unique landscapes, terraced vineyards and medieval villages.

The cruise starts in Porto, passing Regua, Pinhao and Barca D'Alva.
Spirit of Chartwell - River Douro Cruise
Spirit of Chartwell - River Douro Cruise

Spirit of Chartwell - 8 Days - DA
boat 1st Day
Check in at Ribeira quay
Welcome cocktail on the sun deck
Dinner on board
Overnight at Porto

Rates per person

18 & 25 April:
Cruise: 1775 euros
Royal Suite supplement: 675 euros
Single supplement: 675 euros

9 & 23 May / 20 June / 17 October:
Cruise: 1995 euros
Royal Suite supplement: 825 euros
Single supplement: 825 euros

Children up to 2 years old: Free
Children from 3 to 11 years old: 50%
Children aged 12 years old or older: Adult price

Rate includes meals and tours mentioned in the program
The ships only have double cabins, where extra beds or cots aren't allowed.
It's only permitted one child per cabin sharing the parent's bed

18 & 25 April / 9 & 23 May / 17 October

Index of Douro cruises

2nd Day
Breakfast service
Departure to Entre-os-Rios
Lunch at 14th Century Alpendurada monastery
Ship sails to Regua
Visit to Douro Museum
Dinner on board
Portuguese Folk music show
Overnight on board at Regua
3rd Day
Breakfast service
Visit to Vila Real and Mateus Palace
Lunch on board
Ship sails to Pinhao
Culinary show on board
Dinner at Morgadio Calcada
Overnight on board at Pinhao
4th Day
Breakfast service
Ship sails to Barca D'Alva
Visit to Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Lecture: Portugal's History
Captain's Dinner
Overnight on board in Barca D'Alva
5th Day
Breakfast service
Tour to Salamanca & Ciudad Rodrigo with traditional Spanish lunch and flamenco show
Portuguese barbecue dinner on sun deck
Overnight on board at Barca D'Alva
6th Day
Departure to Regua
Breakfast service
Lecture: Portugal Today
Lunch on board
Tour to Lamego
Vintage Port wine celebration
Overnight on board at Regua
7th Day
Departure to Porto
Breakfast service
Porto city tour
Overnight on board at Porto
boat 8th Day
Breakfast service
Check out

Douro Cruise's Season is from June to October provided there is a minimum number of participants and good river conditions;
Train timetable subject to confirmation by the Portuguese Railway company;
If the Portuguese Railway company is unable to provide the service, the journey will be made by bus;
Children must always be accompanied by their parents;

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