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Douro Valley River Cruise All Inclusive - Spirit of Chartwell (5 Days)

Get ready to embark on a sublime experience aboard the charming vintage boat Spirit of Chartwell. On this exclusive tour along the Douro River, you'll have the chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery and taste some of the region's best delicacies and wines.

Mainland Portugal
Porto and Douro
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Why choose this experience

Marvel at an exclusive tour of the Douro River that will show you all the beautiful panoramic views of Porto and the Douro Valley. A fantastic opportunity with all daily excursions included on board the luxurious vintage boat Spirit of Chartwell.


Famously designed and refurbished for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations on the River Thames in 2012, you'll be able to travel like royalty aboard the opulent Spirit of Chartwell. Full of elegance and refinement, the vessel's design evokes a classic luxury yacht with a touch of Pullman railway grandeur.


This intimate boat has a high ratio of staff to guests, which means that your needs will be discreetly anticipated and catered for.


On the boat, all meals are included with drinks and you can indulge in the famous cuisine of the Douro Valley, made with regional ingredients.


Welcome aboard!

What's included

  • Cruise
  • All meals on board
  • Drinks included during meals
  • Activities on board
  • Meals outside the ship (drinks included)
  • All tours and guided visits indicated in the program

What's not included

  • Private tours
  • Selected wines
  • Drinks from the bar
  • Store products
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance to monuments and museums
  • Travel insurance

Meet the Itinerary

Day 1 - The Spirit of Chartwell welcomes you

Day 1 - The Spirit of Chartwell welcomes you

Welcome aboard!
At around 4 PM, boarding will begin at the Gaia Quay, followed by a welcome cocktail.
Dinner will be served on the boat and tonight you'll spend the night at Cais da Ribeira.

Day 2 - Visit the emblematic Mateus Palace

Day 2 - Visit the emblematic Mateus Palace

At 6: 30 AM, the Spirit of Chartwell will set off in the direction of Régua. On the way, enjoy breakfast on board and take the opportunity to contemplate the magnificent scenery.
During the morning, you can also attend the "Culinary Delight" presentation by the Chef.
After lunch on the boat and arriving in Régua, you will visit the emblematic Mateus Palace.
At around 5 PM, you'll leave for Pinhão, where you'll have dinner at a local farm.

Day 3 - Taste local products in Castelo Rodrigo

Day 3 - Taste local products in Castelo Rodrigo

At around 7 AM, the ship will head towards Barca d'Alva.
During the morning, breakfast will be served on board and the "Douro - River and Region" presentation will be given by a professional from the area.
Once you arrive in Barca d'Alva, you'll visit the village of Castelo Rodrigo and try some local products.
That evening, you'll have the chance to enjoy a dinner on board with the theme "Portuguese Night". The opening ceremony will feature the opening of Vintage Port wine.

Day 4 - Take a tour of the town of Lamego

Day 4 - Take a tour of the town of Lamego

First thing in the morning, at 6:30 AM, the ship will set sail for Régua and breakfast will be served on board.
After arriving in Régua, you'll have lunch on the boat and then take a tour of the town of Lamego and sample some of the region's best products.
In the evening, you'll watch a folklore show on board, while enjoying dinner prepared by the chef.

Day 5 - Enjoy the last few moments!

Day 5 - Enjoy the last few moments!

At 6 AM, the boat will leave for Gaia. During the journey, have breakfast on board and enjoy the superb views of the Douro Valley.
Lunch will be served on the ship before arriving at Gaia Quay.
At around 1 PM, you can check out and disembark.
See you on the next tour!

Please note that the departure is conditional on at least 8 cabins ship occupancy.

Deposits are non-refundable. To get a refund, you must cancel at least 31 days before your experience start time. If you cancel less than 31 days before the start time of the experience, the amount paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 31 days before the start time of the experience will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience's local time. This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If canceled because the minimum has not been met, you will receive a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Douro Valley River Cruise All Inclusive - Spirit of Chartwell (5 Days)
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Get ready to embark on a sublime experience aboard the charming vintage boat Spirit of Chartwell. On this exclusive tour along the Douro River, you'll have the chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery and taste some of the region's best delicacies and wines.
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