Douro Imperial Cruises: Douro Valley and Salamanca. Douro Cruises
  • From

    1 515€

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Frequency

    Specific dates

Hotel-Ship Cruise Douro Imperial

Hotel-Ship Cruise - Douro Imperial

Douro Imperial Cruise on Hotel-Ship

Board on a magnificent 8-day Cruise through the Douro Region: you will discover the emblematic city of Porto, the incredible Douro Valley and the beautiful Spanish city of Salamanca. This boat trip includes typical experiences and tours to the most famous places. Book now!

Day 1


  • 05:00 p.m. - Passengers embark at the Quebrantões Pier in Vila Nova de Gaia

  • Reception by the ship's crew and welcome cocktail

  • Dinner served on board

  • OPTIONAL: Be dazzled by the cultural and artistic richness of Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, in an enchanting night tour

  • Overnight in Porto

Day 2


  • Breakfast served on board

  • Classic Tour: Contemplate Porto's valuable and ancient historical center, on a guided tour through the most emblematic points of the city

  • Dynamic Tour: Travel back in time on a beautiful streetcar ride through the city of Porto, from the historic center to the mouth of the Douro River, and visit the interesting Tram Museum

  • Departure of the cruise towards Régua

  • Cruise the Crestuma-Lever Dam (sluice rises 14m) and the Carrapatelo Dam (sluice rises 35m)

  • Dinner and dancing or free time at Régua

  • Overnight stay at Régu

Day 3


  • Breakfast served on board

  • OPTIONAL: Explore the streets of Vila Real's historic center on a charming city tour

  • The cruise continues upstream Douro river

  • Flamenco Night

  • Overnight at Barca D'Alva

Day 4


  • Breakfast served on board

  • Classic Tour: Discover the Spanish city of Salamanca, its Cathedral and famous University

  • Dynamic Tour: Enjoy a gastronomic tapas tour around Salamanca

  • Dinner and entertainment on board

  • Overnight stay in Barca D'Alva

Day 5


  • Breakfast served on board

  • Ship sails towards Pinhão

  • OPTIONAL: Enjoy a pleasant walk through the vineyards and terraces of the Douro and learn the secrets of the incomparable Port Wine, in a famous Quinta of the region

  • Dinner and gala night on board

  • Overnight stay in Pinhão

Day 6


  • Breakfast served on board

  • OPTIONAL: Visit Lamego, a city rich in History and good Gastronomy, and be surprised by the Nossa Senhora dos Remédios Sanctuary

  • Cruise departure back to Porto 

  • Cruise the Crestuma-Lever Dam (sluice rises 14m) and the Carrapatelo Dam (sluice rises 35m)

  • Dinner and Fado night on board

  • Overnight at Porto

Day 7


  • Breakfast served on board

  • Free morning/afternoon for personal activities 

  • Classic Tour: Visit the beautiful medieval streets and the emblematic Guimarães Castle, birthplace of the first King of Portugal

  • Dynamic Tour: Visit the most emblematic monuments of the city of Porto, in a magnificent city tour, and taste the famous Port Wine in a cellar in Vila Nova de Gaia

  • Dinner and traditional Portuguese folklore evening on board

  • Overnight stay in Porto

Day 8


  • Breakfast served on board

  • 09:00 a.m.Passangers landing at Quebrantões Pier

  • End of our services


PRICE (per person)


03, 07, 10, 17, 29
May: 11, 18, 25
June: 06, 23
July: 05, 12, 22, 29, 31
August: 07, 10, 14, 28
September: 18
October: 11, 12, 18

From 1979€

April: 01, 08, 15, 29
May: 06, 13, 20, 27
June: 03, 10, 17, 24
July: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
August: 05, 12, 19, 26
September: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
October: 07
From 1515€
(Classic Tour, Discovery Tour)
Upon Request



  • The value shown is merely indicative and varies depending on the season, departure date, category and cabin deck. The total value, according to availability at the time, will be presented to you when requesting information;
  • Reservation fee: 35,00€ per cabin;
  • Changes to the reservation (date, passengers' names, among others) will imply an additional cost of 50,00€ per participant;
  • Changes/Cancellation of tours will incur an additional cost of 20,00€ per participant;
  • All changes must be made, at the latest, 4 days before the departure date. After this deadline it will no longer be possible to ensure the same;
  • Languages spoken on board: Portuguese and French. Other languages: on request;
  • Tours marked as "dynamic" require advance booking and cannot be purchased spontaneously on board;
  • All tours require a minimum number of participants to be viable;
  • The holding of this program is subject to a minimum number of participants.



  • Activities/Accommodation/Entertainment;
  • 7 nights/8 days cruise on an all inclusive basis; 
  • Cabin with individual climate control, bathroom, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe deposit box, free Wi-Fi on board;
  • On board activities (yoga classes, children's entertainment, theme nights and crew shows, swimming pools and jacuzzis; 
  • Welcome cocktail;
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner) served on the ship's restaurant; drinks (water, wine, beer, juices and a coffee) during meals served on board.


  • Tours;
  • Champagne and drinks on the wine list;
  • Drinks during the tours;
  • Cots or extra beds (items not available on board);
  • Reservation fee (see notes);
  • Personal expenses;
  • Other services/activities not mentioned in the program or in the item "The Price Includes".

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Hotel-Ship Cruise Douro Imperial

Hotel-Ship Cruise Douro Imperial


1 515€


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