Luxury Douro River Cruises

Embark on the Douro for a journey of discovery through Spain and Portugal, from dramatic landscapes and serene scenes, the river explores vast vineyards and sunny climes.

Luxury river cruise lines on the Douro

Places to discover on luxury Douro river cruises

Follow the scenic river as it ebbs and flows between hidden gems and illustrious landscapes, from the stunning Salamanca - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - to the picturesque village of Bitetos, nestled in the Douro Valley.

Porto is a popular stop for river cruising, with the Douro's banks lapping at the harbour and pastel-coloured architecture overlooking this port city. Sample authentic Portuguese cuisine, take a sip of the famous port in the city that bears its name, or simply soak up the sunshine in this Mediterranean metropolis.

Experience wine country like never before as you cruise to famous wine manufacturers' vineyards. See the landscapes sweep across the plains as your river cruise serendipitously sails to these immersive and indulgent wineries - even stop to take a tour and drink in the views from the estates.

A memorable cruise simply for the true beauty and bewildering scenery it passes, a trip along the Douro is enlightening, enveloped in lush green hillsides and mesmerising villages. Thsi is one journey you won’t be in a rush to forget.

Though not directly on the banks of the Douro, many river cruises include excursions to visit this capital city, purely for its charming culture and postcard-perfect scenery. Visit one of the many fabulous districts and neighbourhoods where you can see stunning architecture, and climb one of Lisbon´s seven cinematic hillsides overlooking the landscape.
A city gilded in sandstone and glistening in the sunshine, Salamanca is Spain´s beautiful city. Whilst here, visit the Plaza Mayor at night-time to witness this building illuminated and shining. Experience the history of this city as you walk the winding streets to find the 15th Century House of Shells and the old university, and even voyage to Bejar for a truly authentic view of Spanish life.
Uncover the Roman and medieval heritage of this historical village dating back to ancient times, and still boasting ruins from its earliest days of occupation. Visit the Monastery of Alpendurada, where you can witness this Benedictine place of worship dating all the way back to the 11th Century. Sample the region´s finest local vintages in one of the many wineries which wind along the bank of the Douro.

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