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Secrets of the Douro with Lisbon

Date: Aug 10-19, 2023
Starting Price: $6,790
Trip Length: 10 nights
Trip: Lisbon to Porto
Cruise line: Emerald Cruises | Emerald Radiance

Discover the vibrant culture, turquoise waters, and sun-drenched vineyards of Portugal on this 7-night cruise aboard Emerald Cruises’ Emerald Radiance. Experience the magic of Lisbon during an included 2-night pre-cruise program. Pause and watch street performers share music from all over the world and treat yourself with an authentic Pastéis de Belém.

Transfer to Porto and enjoy a full day of sailing through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Douro Valley. Visit the beautiful Quinta do Tedo vineyard, and in Vega de Terron, slow down and catch a glimpse of western Spanish life with quiet streets and lush landscapes. Surround yourself with elegant 17th century buildings in the Baroque town of Lamego on a guided tour. Spend your final day in Porto strolling picture-perfect, cobbled streets and savor Porto cuisine at a local café.

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Features

  • 2-night Pre-Cruise Program hotel stay at the 5-star Hotel Altis Grand Lisboa—with breakfast, services of a Go Next Program Manager and an expert local guide, and transfers to the Emerald Radiance
  • Pre-Cruise Program features a visit to the Belem Monumental Quarter, a visit to Jeronimos Monastery and a stop in the Belem gardens for a special pastry treat. Also visit Coimbra and explore the University of Coimbra, one of the oldest universities in Europe before reaching Porto.
  • 9 nights aboard the Emerald Radiance, with all onboard meals and gratuities
  • Roundtrip economy coach airfare – airport transfers on group travel days
  • Complimentary excursions in each port
  • Complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited coffee from state-of-the-art coffee machines and bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Complimentary internet, individual climate control and flat-screen TVs in every suite and stateroom
  • Gracious service from a friendly staff
  • Smart-casual attire throughout your voyage: no formal wear required

Itinerary

  • August 9: Depart U.S. for Portugal
  • August 10: Lisbon, Portugal
  • August 11: Lisbon, Portugal
  • August 12: Porto, Portugal (transfer from Lisbon) - Embark
  • August 13: Porto to Pinhao, Portugal
  • August 14: Pinhão to Vega de Terrón, Portugal
  • August 15: Vega de Terrón, Portugal to Salamanca, Spain
  • August 16: Pocinho to Régua, Portugal
  • August 17: Régua, Portugal
  • August 18: Porto, Portugal
  • August 19: Porto, Portugal

Air Cities

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Deck Plans

Excursions

Personalize this trip by booking shore excursions that cater to your style. Immerse yourself in local culture by discovering the unique culinary tastes of the area or take a behind the scenes look at the city’s architectural masterpieces that are known around the world. Whether you want to unwind and experience more of the local flare or embark on an epic adventure, there is an excursion waiting for you. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so book your Shore Excursions today! 

Included in your voyage:

  • Visit to Quinta do Tedo with wine tasting
  • Guided tour of Salamanca
  • Visit to the Côa Valley Museum
  • Guided tour of Lamego & Our Lady of Remedies Sanctuary
  • Guided tour of Porto

You can click here to see more details about the shore excursions for your sailing. Call us at 866.655.9070 if you would like to book any DiscoverMORE excursions from the list.

 

Go Beyond with GoNext

More time and peace of mind. Don’t just wave at your port city from the deck—extend your trip with an overnight land stay and city exploration. Spend more time with your feet on the ground and immerse yourself in local culture with engaging tours led by an expert travel guide. Let us handle the logistics of your airport transportation, luggage handling, and so much more, so you can worry less and go all in on your vacation.

Lisbon Included Pre-Cruise Program
Aug 10+-12

  • 2 nights at 5-star Hotel Altis Grand Lisboa or similar accommodations, with breakfast
  • Half-day tour of Lisbon, featuring:
    • Panoramic tour of Parque das Nacoes & Avenida Novas neighborhoods
    • Avenida da Liberdad (compared to Champs Elysees)
    • Emblematic squares of Restauradores Square and Rossio
    • Visit to Jeronimos Monastery
    • Monumental District of Belem including a tasty Belem Pastry at Belem Gardens
  • Tour to Coimbra enroute to Oporto
    • Visit University of Coimbra
    • Lunch included in Coimbra
  • Transfers between airport*, hotel, and cruise ship, with related luggage handling
    +Lisbon hotel check-in is Aug 10

The Pre-Cruise and/or Post-Cruise Program pricing and tour details are subject to change without prior notice.

MOBILITY: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking and may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.

Visa Requirements

If you are not a citizen of the United States or Canada, it is your responsibility to consult with a professional immigration counsel or contact your nearest Embassy or Consulate to obtain the latest, up-to-date information on immigration and entry requirements for the destinations you will be visiting.

Cancellation Policy

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS:
If you change your plans or cancel, your rights to a refund are limited. Submit a written cancellation to cancel@gonext.com. Upon receipt of a written cancellation from you, the following fees will apply (as indicated in days prior to tour commencement - cancellation charge (per person).
Cruise Cancellation Fees:
90 days or more =$500 per person
89-60 days =35% per person
59-30 days =50% per person
29-0 days =100% of total fare
Any requests for cancellation must be communicated to Go Next in writing. Applicable refunds, if any, will be made within 30 days after the cancellation. (Subject to change; refer to your brochure for current rates.)
Available To Book

Secrets of the Douro with Lisbon

Date: Aug 10-19, 2023
Starting Price: $6,790
Trip Length: 10 nights
Trip: Lisbon to Porto
Cruise line: Emerald Cruises | Emerald Radiance
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