Portugal is a foodie paradise of fresh, hearty dishes influenced by a range of Mediterranean cuisines. From seafood to sweets, here are some of the dishes we think you absolutely must try on a Douro river cruise. Salt cod Salt cod, or ‘bacalhau’, has been a staple part of the Portuguese diet since the arrival...
Cobbled alleyways, white-domed cathedrals and cuisine that calls from afar; Lisbon is a dream docking port on Douro river cruises. With more than twenty centuries of history, Lisbon is a long-standing city steeped in sunshine and doused with sumptuous scents. Feast in the streets Some consider Portugal to be the home of food and drink,...
The scenery on the Douro is second to none. With mountainous landscapes and lush pastures set along the meandering river, it is a warm-spirited, blue-sky backdrop for a wandering journey: beginning in Spain and ending in Portugal. Trickling into tranquillity Initially rising in Sierra de Urbion, the Douro awakens from its Spanish siesta to...
This informative and in-depth guide offers not only a fascinating overview of the world’s most incredible regions,
but also some of their most exciting ports and cities as well as all the amazing things you can do there.
To help you get the very best out of these destinations, we've assembled a selection of exclusive
tailor-made offers in each region, which include voyages on the world's best cruise ships as well
as stays in a selection of hand-picked hotels.
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