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7 Nights - £2,950pp

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  • International flights from UK
  • 7 nights Douro River Cruise
  • All Meals included
  • Shore Excursions
  • Based on 2021 - 22 prices
  • ATOL protection
  • Travel Trust Protection

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Enticing Douro


Enticing Douro - 7 nights

Enjoy a languid river cruise through Portugal's beautiful Douro Valley.

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.

Sail roundtrip from Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges”; visit Regua, the ‘capital’ of the Douro Valley; and marvel at Salamanca, the UNESCO-designated “Golden City.”

Taste wines from historic wineries and soak up the genuine beauty of one of Europe’s most unadulterated landscapes.

Please bear in mind that all of our European River Cruise holidays are tailor made and can be tailored with pre and post cruise accommodation or touring.



  • International flights from the UK
  • 7 night Douro River Cruise
  • All meals
  • Return airport transfers
  • Shore Excursions
  • ATOL Protection
  • Travel Trust Protection


  • 7 nights AMA Waterways Cruise, Outside Stateroom


  • Regua
  • Pinhao
  • Salamanca
  • Barca d'Alva
  • Entre Os Rios
  • Porto

Day 1: Fly UK to Porto

Fly to Porto with British Airways (or with your preferred airline).

On arrival in Porto you will be met and transferred to board your AMA Waterways cruise.

Board your ship for your Enticing Douro cruise

Day 2: Regua

Begin your day with a tour of the 18th-century Palacio Anadia, or Palace of the Counts, known for its beautiful interior and Baroque style.

Inside the house, you’ll see intricate panels of blue and white tiles throughout the rooms and a striking vaulted ceiling that retell the history behind the palace.

Day 3: Regua - Pinhao

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 climb on a guided 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 dry-cured ham; and Espumante, a Portuguese sparkling wine.

You’ll then go to the formal Episcopal Palace Museum. Later in the day, savour the flavors of Portugal’s renowned fortified wine, vinho do porto, made exclusively in the Douro Valley.

Head to a local quinta for your authentic Port-wine tasting experience and enjoy the sweet nectar of this fascinating region.

Day 4: Vega de Terron - Salamanca

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.

Day 5: 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.

Be treated to an exclusive dinner at Quinta da Avessada, where you’ll enjoy an authentic and traditional dining experience complete with entertainment.

Quinta da 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.

Day 6: Entre Os Rios

Entre-os-Rios translates to “between the rivers,” and this small village is, quite appropriately, located at the confluence of the Tâmega and Douro rivers.

This tranquil village offers an authentic slice of Douro River life. In the afternoon, indulge in a traditional Portuguese lunch with your fellow travelers in Entre-os-Rios at a local quinta – a country estate – for a truly authentic culinary experience.

Day 7: Porto

The colourful 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. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore all of Porto’s charms on your own.

Day 8: Porto – UK

After breakfast, bid farewell to Portugal and prepare for your return flight home.

Alternatively extend your stay in Portugal.

Arrive back in the UK.


Each of AMA Waterways intimate river cruise ships is a floating sanctuary.

Ships sail with a maximum of 156 guests (during Covid restrictions this may be under 100), so that you can enjoy the luxury of personal space in larger staterooms that range from 155-350 sq ft and provide more amenities.

With fewer people on board, the inviting public spaces, including restaurants and lounges, are never crowded.

More Included Excursions

AMA Waterways offers a diverse menu of included shore excursions to accommodate all guests with a personalized experience in every port of call.

In many destinations, you’ll be free to choose from one of several tours — all of which are included.

There’s always a city tour designed to show you the renowned highlights and landmarks in grand capitals and charming villages alike.

Is it your first time in Vienna, Austria? Opt for an unforgettable exploration of the major sights led by a local, English-speaking guide that is well-versed in history and culture.

Have you already been to Nuremberg, Germany? Instead of taking the city tour, indulge in a bratwurst and beer tasting on one of the immersive culinary-themed Special Interest Tours, which are specially designed to place you in the midst of local life.

There are different activity levels for gentle, regular and active walkers, as well as guided hiking and biking tours. The choice is yours.


The genuinely warm and welcoming crew go above and beyond to ensure your journey is as memorable as possible, and you can rest assured you will be well taken care of throughout your journey by AMA's professionally trained, all English-speaking staff.

AMA hire the very best team of professionals in the industry and continuously train them to ensure they always exceed expectations.

This means getting to know you so they can anticipate your individual preferences and offer you those extra special touches to make you feel at home.

From the Cruise Manager who drove a beloved teddy bear to the airport to meet his grateful young owner to the Hotel Receptionist who biked into town to retrieve a cherished purchase left behind, AMA's crew is more than just highly trained – they “sparkle.”


Explore Europe’s amazing sights like the locals do. AMA was the first river cruise line to carry an entire fleet of complimentary bicycles on board, so you can experience biking alongside enchanting riverside pathways and in city centres.

Whether you feel like joining one of the exclusive guided bike tours, or want to go discover on your own, there are many ways for you to explore on two wheels during your cruise.

The beauty of Europe doesn’t just lie in its architecture and landmarks – there are also breathtaking sights to be seen when you venture out into nature.

That’s why AMA designed special guided hikes that will take you a bit off the beaten path, offering a unique perspective in beautiful destinations such as Austria’s UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley.

All of AMA's guided hikes and bike tours are included in the cruise fare so you have more choices when it comes to how you prefer to explore.


AMA's ships in Europe are members of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – a prestigious international culinary society – and with good reason.

AMA's expert chefs craft menus that feature exquisite, locally-sourced cuisine as well as traditional Western offerings.

AMA is the only river cruise line that has The Chef’s Table, an intimate specialty restaurant included in the price of the cruise where you can watch the chef prepare a lavish multi-course menu right in front of you.

Each dinner at The Chef’s Table is served with complimentary hand-selected local reds and whites from Europe’s renowned wine regions.

There’s also sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast, menu service during lunch, as well as delicious tapas and snacks in the Main Lounge between meals.

All onboard dining, as well as unlimited wine and beer with lunch and dinner, is included so you can indulge whenever and however you’d like.


With fewer guests on board, there is space for luxurious amenities. Relax with a soothing massage after a day of exploring, stay in shape with a small group wellness activity led by a professionally trained Wellness Host, work out in the fitness room or watch breathtaking castles glide by while enjoying a cocktail up on the Sun Deck.

You can also take a dip in the sun-deck pool with a swim-up bar.

On any of AMA's ships, you can also recharge from the comfort of your stateroom by watching a Hollywood blockbuster or a variety of other English-language programming on your personal Entertainment-On-Demand system.

2021 Departure Dates:

19, 26 Jun 2021

03, 10, 17, 24, 31 Jul 2021

07, 14, 21, 28 Aug 2021

04, 11, 18, 25 Sep 2021

02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Oct 2021

06, 09 Nov 2021

2022 Departure Dates:

09, 16, 23, 30 Apr 2022

07, 14, 21, 28 May 2022

04, 11, 18, 25 Jun 2022

02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Jul 2022

06, 13, 20, 27 Aug 2022

03, 10, 17, 24 Sep 2022

01, 08 Oct 2022

05, 08 Nov 2022

2023 Departure Dates:

25 Mar 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29 Apr 2023

06, 13, 20, 27 May 2023

03, 10, 17, 24 Jun 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29 Jul 2023

05, 12, 19, 26 Aug 2023

02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Sep 2023

07, 14, 21, 28 Oct 2023

04, 07 Nov 2023


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Douro River Cruise

Douro River Cruise

AMA Waterways Cruise

Classic Douro River Cruise through Portugal. Wine and Scenery on this languid cruise.

All flights, Meals, Shore Excursion included.

7 nights from £2,950 pp