new FOr 2017 cruising Portugal’s river Douro by Air Discover the delights and treats that the Douro Valley has to offer. Day 1 Fly to Porto, and transfer to your cruise ship the MS Infante Don Henrique, for seven nights. See page 141 for ship details. Depending on flight arrival time, you may wish to join our Porto by Night excursion. D Day 2 Porto Free time or join our sightseeing tour. Porto is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has been awarded UNESCO world heritage status. Known for its famous port wine made from local grapes grown along the banks of the Douro, we visit a port wine cellar to taste the ‘precious nectar’. Tonight, we enjoy a Fado Themed Evening. B,L,D Day 3 Porto to régua Today, we offer an excursion to Guimaraes. This charming Portuguese town boasts winding cobbled streets, lined with bars and cafes, which lead to pretty squares. Return on board in Leverinho and sail to Régua, through fabulous scenery. We pass through the gigantic lock at Carrapatello. B,L,D Day 4 régua to Vega de Teron Join our excursion to Vila Real, which enjoys a spectacular location between the gorges of the Corgo and Cabril Rivers and is famed for the diversity of its religious architectural styles. Stroll through the beautiful gardens of Solar de Mateus before returning to the ship in Pinhao. The cruise continues into the heart of the most famous vineyards in Porto. B,L,D Day 5 salamanca & Barca d’Alva Join our excursion, as we travel by coach to Salamanca, awarded UNESCO world heritage status. Return to the ship in Barca d’Alva for dinner and an evening of entertainment. B,L,D Day 6 Barca d’Alva to Ferradosa to Pinhão (Wines of Porto) We spend the morning sailing. We stop in Ferradosa, where we offer you an excursion to visit the ‘Wines of Porto’, follow the road through the vineyards, stop at an overlook surrounded by vines and enjoy a tasting of wines of Porto. Return on board in Pinhão. Enjoy a free afternoon, exploring Pinhão at your own pace, with its splendid ‘azulejos’ (typical Portuguese tiles). Tonight is our Gala evening on board ship. B,L,D Day 7 Pinhão to Porto Join our guided tour of Lamego and discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios sanctuary and the cathedral. Return on board in Régua. We spend the afternoon sailing back to Porto, through a number of large locks. Tonight we enjoy a traditional folklore-themed evening. B,L,D Day 8 Disembark this morning. Transfer to Porto airport for our return flight to the U.K. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner Please Note a packed lunch will be provided during land excursions, where applicable, during the cruise. Also, at some ports of call, a degree of walking may be involved to join our coach. For full itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/kprd 8 days by air £1329 from includes... • 7 nights’ cruising with full board • Return flights to Porto • Airport transfers in Porto • Excursions & visits: ✓ Porto ✓ Régua ✓ Vega de Teron ✓ Salamanca ✓ Barca d’Alva ✓ Pinhão Plus... • Optional excursions & visits: • Porto by Night Tour • Porto Sightseeing Tour • Guimaraes • Vila Real • Wines of Porto • Lamego Flights... Flights to/from Porto are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call or see our website for details. Cruising down the river Douro Vineyards on the River Douro riVEr cruisE Your cruise ship You will stay for seven nights on the MS Infante Don Henrique, see page 141 for details. Cabin Upgrades per person Visit www.leger.co.uk for 100s of great-value touring holidays 157 riVEr cruising Extra Value Included onboard ship: All meals, tea or coffee after each meal; all drinks onboard (excluding Champagne, premium brand spirits and wines), entertainment, welcome cocktail. By Air Tour Code: K8PRD Jul 24 2017 £1329 Main Deck Cabin £150 Upper Deck Cabin £180 Prices based on two persons sharing a Lower Deck Cabin. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; no single rooms/cabins available; flight supplements where applicable.
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