Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
13 Nov 2022
Porto, Portugal
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Highlights: Welcome reception Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Porto, all of which are included at no supplement. Fly from one of up to 8 UK airports or direct from London Gatwick. Welcome to Porto. On arrival at the airport, you’ll be met and transferred to the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew. Tonight, you’ll enjoy a celebratory welcome reception on board. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
14 Nov 2022
Porto, Portugal
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Highlights: Historic Porto Today, discover the unique historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa. Then enjoy a relaxing afternoon of cruising as your luxury Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Entre-os-Rios. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
15 Nov 2022
Entre-os-Rios
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Highlights: Quinta Aveleda This afternoon, enjoy a blissful cruise to Regua where you have the chance to explore the Douro Museum at your leisure. Learn about the culture, history and identity of the people living in this wine growing region of the Douro Valley. Freechoice Guimarães was the seat of the first King of Portugal and is dominated by the impressive Ducal Palace, which dates back to medieval times. It’s a great tour to kickstart your interest in this fascinating region. Alternatively, you could choose a tasting at the fairytale property of Quinta Aveleda. Located in the famous Vino Verde region and a renowned regional sparkling wine producer, the incredible gardens alone make the excursion worthwhile Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
16 Nov 2022
Regua
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Highlights: Ucanha and Varosa Valley This afternoon, you’ll discover the captivating Varosa Valley and visit the charming village of Tarouca where you’ll get to explore the restored Monastery of Saint John of Tarouca. En route walk the fortified bridge of Ucanha, Portugal’s first toll bridge, spanning the crystal clear waters of the Varosa River. Freechoice Tour the elegant town of Lamego, with its many fine Baroque structures, or enjoy a guided visit of Mateus Palace, the historic icon depicted on the labels of Portugal’s famous Mateus rosé wine. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
17 Nov 2022
Regua
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Highlights: Cruising Vinhateiro Today, enjoy a full day cruising the Douro Valley’s Vinhateiro wine growing region. Classified a World Heritage-listed Site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back for 2000 years. In fact, its impeccable port wines have been world-famous since at least the 18th century. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
17 Nov 2022
Vega De Terron
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Highlights: Cruising Vinhateiro Today, enjoy a full day cruising the Douro Valley’s Vinhateiro wine growing region. Classified a World Heritage-listed Site, Vinhateiro has a history of wine production that stretches back for 2000 years. In fact, its impeccable port wines have been world-famous since at least the 18th century. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6
18 Nov 2022
Vega De Terron
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Highlights: Spanish dining and FlamencoTake your time absorbing the sheer architectural splendour of Salamanca, a city as visually striking as it is h
DAY 7
19 Nov 2022
Pocinho
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Highlights: Côa Valley Over breakfast, you’ll enjoy a leisurely cruise to nearby Pocinho for our Côa Valley discovery. This afternoon, enjoy your picturesque cruise to Pinhão and tonight be entertained by a traditional Portuguese musical performance on board. Freechoice Visit the award-winning Côa Valley Museum and enjoy a pre-historic workshop. If you’re more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, you could join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and visit Casa Painova for a sweet almond workshop and a tasting of their almond, olive and fruit products. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
19 Nov 2022
Pinhao
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Highlights: Côa Valley Over breakfast, you’ll enjoy a leisurely cruise to nearby Pocinho for our Côa Valley discovery. This afternoon, enjoy your picturesque cruise to Pinhão and tonight be entertained by a traditional Portuguese musical performance on board. Freechoice Visit the award-winning Côa Valley Museum and enjoy a pre-historic workshop. If you’re more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, you could join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion and visit Casa Painova for a sweet almond workshop and a tasting of their almond, olive and fruit products. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
20 Nov 2022
Pinhao
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Highlights: Scenic village experience Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. Wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – including their local bakery. This is a specially choreographed experience only open to Scenic guests. You’ll also visit the church for a special recital, and enjoy wine tasting at the restored manor house of Morgadio da Calçada. What better way to immerse yourself in the local culture. Freechoice Top off a truly unforgettable day with a visit to the estate of Quinta Roeda for a tasting of their famous export. Or, if you’re feeling energetic, you could choose a walk through the hillside vineyard for a unique tasting among the vines. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9
21 Nov 2022
Pinhao
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Highlights: Scenic Enrich at São Francisco Church Having spent the previous eight days discovering the treasures of the Douro, Varosa and Côa Valleys, enjoy an exclusive Douro Valley Wine Review, as well as on board activities, including a cork jewellery workshop. Otherwise, simply enjoy the beauty of the region as you cruise back into Porto. Enrich The sheer beauty of São Francisco Church is sure to impress. From the outside the facade is a mixture of Gothic and Baroque architecture and inside the interior glows with its intricate wood carvings swathed in gold. Immerse yourself in the heart and soul of Portuguese music as you witness a spectacular private concert in this wondrous surrounding. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9
21 Nov 2022
Porto, Portugal
DAY 10
22 Nov 2022
Porto, Portugal
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Highlights: Afurada fishing village Acquaint yourself with the local fishing industry by meeting the fishermen of Afurada village as they return to port with the day’s catch. Hear their tales of the sea in a local taberna where they’ll prepare their catch over an open fire which you’ll enjoy with a chilled glass of wine. How hospitable. Freechoice Visit the oldest remaining Canning Factory in Porto for an insight into their 100-year-old family business alternatively visit a local corking factory. Or visit Vila Nova de Gaia, the historic district set on the banks of the Douro River, for a tasting of the regions famed drop in one of the most famous cellars of Porto. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 11
23 Nov 2022
Porto, Portugal
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Highlights: Farewell After breakfast, transfer to Porto airport for your return journey home. Fly to one of up to 8 UK regional airports or direct to London Gatwick. Meals included: Breakfast

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Complimentary drinks all day, every day Complimentary drinks all day, every day
wine beer soft drinks Free in-Suite mini bar, replenished daily Free in-Suite mini bar, replenished daily
welcome reception champagne Exclusive cocktail receptions at majestic destinations Exclusive cocktail receptions at majestic destinations
map Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
man Private butler Private butler
cabin Complimentary laundry concierge in selected Suites Complimentary laundry concierge in selected Suites
man Staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3 Staff-to-guest ratio of 1:3
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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