Discover the colourful heritage of Portugal over the course of this 11-day journey, which includes three nights in Lisbon and an 8-day river cruise on the majestic Douro, visiting such destinations as Porto, Vega de Terrón and Salamanca.
Stretching along the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal is a captivating land of outstanding scenery, fascinating historic cities and sleepy towns and villages time almost forgot.
At its heart is Lisbon, a spectacular city on the banks of the Rio Tejo estuary, whose cityscape is littered with Moorish cathedrals, Roman fortresses and grand plazas which allude to Portugal’s illustrious past as a proud seafaring nation. This is where you’ll begin your 11-day Portuguese tour, discovering the sun-drenched cafés and popular heritage highlights of this incredible European capital.
After three nights in Lisbon, you’ll fly to Porto, the gateway to Portugal’s mountainous north and the spectacular Douro Valley, where you’ll set forth on an 8-day roundtrip Douro river cruise, calling at iconic destinations like Pinhao, Regua and Pocinho.
You’ll even have the opportunity to venture into Spain and explore beautiful Salamanca, one of the oldest and most captivating cities in Europe.