Luxury all-inclusive river cruising returns to Portugal’s Douro River

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has recommenced its truly all-inclusive luxury cruises on the Duoro River in Portugal. Scenic will operate a combination of eight and 11-day round-trip sailings from Porto on board its spacious and custom built Scenic Azure Space-Ship.

The eight-day Delightful Douro river cruise takes in Regua, Vega de Terron, Pocinho and Pinhão. Highlights of the itinerary include a visit to the iconic Mateus Palace (which graces the label of its famous namesake Rosé), a canoeing excursion on the Pinhão River and a spectacular private evening concert within the wondrous surroundings of São Francisco Church.

While the 11-day Unforgettable Douro river cruise has a gourmet focus, with guests enjoying a wine tasting at the fairytale Quinta da Aveleda, a renowned sparkling wine producer, in the famous Vino Verde region. Embark on a guided ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ tour and visit Casa Painova for a sweet almond workshop and a tasting of their almond, olive and fruit products. A visit to the beloved local bakery will be a highlight during a guided tour of the remarkable village of Provesende before a wine tasting at the restored manor house of Morgadio da Calçada.

Scenic is currently welcoming guests from the United States and United Kingdom with plans to resume river cruising in France’s Bordeaux on 29 August, the Rhine on 30 August and the Danube on 27 September 2021.

Guests can cruise with complete confidence knowing that Scenic Group’s dedicated Health & Safety Steering Committee ensures all guests’ wellbeing and safety is taken care of to the highest standard. All guests must be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to departure. The company is working closely with relevant bodies, including CLIA and the local government authorities, to ensure operations adhere to all necessary guidelines.

For more information visit scenic.com.au. Scenic can be found on Twitter at @ScenicLuxury, on Facebook as  ScenicCruises and on Instagram as Scenic.luxurycruisestours.

SOURCE: Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

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