Uniworld River Cruises | Queen Isabel

11 Nights from €3,999 pp
Price Includes: Flights & Taxes Accommodation Checked baggage 

An extraordinary journey designed for curious travellers. Following the Douro River through Portugal and into Spain, you’ll cruise past steeply terraced hillsides, quaint villages and acres of picturesque vineyards.

Life on board :

The Queen Isabel features beautiful Riverview suites with full balconies, hotel bed covers in fine linens and built in closets. The room also includes flat screen TV, a safe and chargers for phone and iPods in the room. On board there is dining also have a sun deck, a swimming pool, fitness centre, a serenity river spa and a bar where it’s a great social environment. 10 Breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners will be included, and all meals on board are made with the freshest ingredients you will get, and there are unlimited drinks on board including fine wine, beer, soft drinks and more.

Entertainment and Activities :

Start your holiday with a 4 days in beautiful Lisbon, where you'll enjoy a tour of all the top sights and glorious architecture in the city, before spending a day getting to know this stunning city at your leisure. On day 4, you'll check out of your Lisbon hotel and begin the journey to Porto by road, stopping in Coimbra for a traditional Portuguese lunch on the way.

On day 5, you'll get to know more about Porto's history, with the choice of a panoramic city tour or local walking tour, featuring a vintage tram ride, before setting sail on the ship after your tour. 

As you cruise along the river, you'll visit Régua, where you'll earn more about the nation's most famous export, Port wine, before seeing the dramatic views in the Douro river valley on your way to Pinhao, where you'll have the choice of a guided tour or vineyard hike and wine tasting. 

Day 8 will bring you to Spain and the historic town of Salamanca, famous for its sand coloured buildings, before heading to Barca d’Alva on day 9, where you can visit Castelo Rodrigo or archaeological park, Foz Côa.

Finally, on day 10 you'll make a final choice between visiting the historic Guimarães or heading for a city tour to the oldest neighbourhood in Porto, the Riberia, before saying goodbye the next morning. 

Book a stay on Queen Isabel: 

There’s no better way to discover Europe’s best-kept secret than this scenic and all- inclusive river cruise! Wind your way through the dramatic landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Douro Valley, and enjoy the best of Spain & Portugal.