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Secrets of the Douro

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 16 November 2024 - 7 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Emerald Radiance
  • Duration 7 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Jun 2024 - Nov 2024
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code RVR7246

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Where Portugal and Spain converge, the Douro promises an enchanting journey to terraced vineyards, charming towns, and historic cities.

Your cruise begins in Porto, Portugal’s second city. Explore the historic Ribeira district, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and sip world-famous Port wine in a traditional cellar. Next, cruise to Pinhão, a charming village nestled amidst terraced vineyards. In Vega de Terrón, delve into Spanish history with a visit to the medieval village and its imposing castle.

Salamanca, a UNESCO gem in Spain, awaits with its sandstone architecture and lively university atmosphere. With inclusive shore excursions at every port, you could hike through the scenery of Douro Valley or explore a winery to learn the history of Port wine and indulge in a delicious tasting. With its intimate atmosphere and all-inclusive dining, Emerald Radiance promises unforgettable sailing.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board River Cruise

7 night full-board Douro river cruise on board Emerald Radiance

The services of an Emerald Cruises Cruise Director

19 meals including 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners

Complimentary unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks during lunch and dinner, sparkling wine and fresh-squeezed juices during breakfast

Add a Premium Drinks Package for £99pp

Welcome and farewell reception & dinner

Overnight in port in Porto, Pinhão, Vega de Terrón & Régua

Excursions

Visit to Quinta do Tedo with wine tasting

Guided tour of Salamanca
Visit to the Côa Valley Museum
Guided tour of Lamego
Guided tour of Porto

EmeraldPLUS

Portuguese cooking demonstration on board

Tuna music band
Port wine cocktail lesson on board
Mosaic tile painting lesson on board
Evening cruise through Porto

EmeraldACTIVE

Kayak experience in Pinhão

Guided walk through the vineyards
Rural dinner at Quinta da Pacheca
Walk down the steps of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies
Walking tour of Porto

All Flights & Transfers^

London departure – regional flights available

^Transfers to and from your star-ship are included.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing an Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite, booking directly with Imagine Cruising.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port

Your adventure along the Douro begins on board Emerald Radiance. Take advantage of the pampering treatments available in the on-board spa or relax in one of the versatile lounges that offer stunning views.

Meals Included: Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Day 2
Porto

Vibrant Portuguese city famous for port wine. Roman fort, Moorish influence, and maritime riches. Graceful bridges, picturesque riverfront, renowned port wine lodges. A bustling centre with deep historical roots and rich cultural heritage.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Days 2 - 3
Pinhão: Overnight in Port

Discover the enchantment of Pinhão, Portugal. Amidst terraced vineyards and the Douro River, this village captivates with scenic cruises and world-renowned Port wines. Let Pinhão ignite your exploration and indulge in authentic Portuguese flavors.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Days 3 - 4
Vega de Terrón: Overnight in Port

Unleash your wanderlust with an unforgettable journey from Vega de Terrón to Salamanca. Explore UNESCO-listed architectural marvels like Plaza Mayor and the renowned University, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this captivating city.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Day 4
Salamanca

Embrace the charm of Salamanca, Spain. A treasure trove of history, with its ancient university, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture. Immerse in the spirit of learning and beauty in every corner.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Day 5
Pocinho

Embark on a soul-stirring journey to Pocinho, Portugal. Surrender to the allure of its stunning Douro Valley, where vineyards and rugged beauty converge, and let the spirit of this enchanting destination awaken your senses.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Days 5 - 6
Régua: Overnight in Port

Régua, Portugal’s Douro Valley treasure. Sip exquisite wines, cruise along the river, and admire terraced vineyards. Let this town’s beauty and viticultural legacy inspire your Portuguese adventure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Day 7
Porto: Overnight in Port

Return to Portugal’s “City of Bridges” for a night in port. Marvel at the architectural wonders and delighting in a port wine tasting. Spend an afternoon discovering this beguiling city’s hidden gems and vibrant atmosphere.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Emerald Radiance

Day 8
Porto: Disembark Ship & Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll disembark your ship and head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Emerald Radiance

The Emerald Radiance is a 1600 GT luxury cruise ship that offers a unique and luxurious vacation experience. It features stylish interiors that are reminiscent of the flow of the river it sails on.

The 56 spacious staterooms are equipped with modern furnishings and amenities. Guests can also take advantage of the pampering treatments available in the on board spa or relax in one of the versatile lounges that offer stunning views of the ocean surrounding them.

From culinary experiences to shore excursions and live entertainment, this premium cruise ship provides something for everyone, young and old alike.

The true highlight of any journey aboard this exquisite vessel is its excellent and attentive crew who strive to create an unforgettable experience at every turn while visiting the most breath-taking destinations around the world; this includes some of Europe’s most gorgeous vineyards and wine-producing villages as it navigates Portugal’s river Douro region.

  • Occupancy 112
  • Length 292 ft (89.00 m)

Life on board Emerald Radiance

Delight in an unforgettable journey from the comfort of the stunning Emerald Radiance. Enjoy delicious meals, discover exciting activities, or just relax and savour the picturesque views of this captivating region of Europe.

dining

Enjoy a wide variety of cuisine from international five-star dishes to home comforts, light snacks and buffet-style dining.

  • Reflections Restaurant
  • The Terrace
  • Horizon Bar and Lounge

Facilities

You’ll never be bored on this stunning vessel from golf putting, sports and swimming to pampering, spas and lounging there. Your day can be as active or relaxing as you want it to be as you enjoy your days at sea.

  • Sun deck
  • Golf putting green
  • Games area
  • Walking track
  • Navigation bridge
  • Daytime pool & bar
  • Lift
  • Reception
  • Wellness area
  • Fitness area
  • Sky barbecue
  • Hair salon

entertainment

One shore excursion is included each day of your cruise, so you’ll have ample opportunity to explore the incredible ports on your itinerary. These include walking tours and museum visits. The evenings are a spectacular time on board the Emerald Radiance, where you can choose to watch a movie under the stars, dance to live music, or simply enjoy a post -dinner cocktail with new friends.

  • Cinema
  • Nightly music
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Enrichment lectures

Cabins and Suites

The accommodation on board Emerald Radiance has everything you need for a wonderful and relaxing stay.

Emerald Stateroom Prices from £1,699pp

Emerald Radiance Outside Stateroom

The Emerald Radiance’s onboard staterooms offer luxurious amenities such as toiletries, an HDTV, and a fully stocked mini-bar for a comfortable yet stylish stay. Single-occupancy rooms are also available.

  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Luxury products
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
Cruise Code: RVR7246
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Alternative Departure Dates
22 June 2024
22 Jun 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £1,799pp
29 June 2024
29 Jun 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £1,799pp
20 July 2024
20 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £1,799pp
27 July 2024
27 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £1,799pp
03 August 2024
03 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £1,799pp
23 November 2024
23 Nov 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £1,799pp

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite Prices from £2,199pp

Emerald Radiance Balcony Stateroom

Indulge in luxury by staying in a balcony suite with its own enclosed veranda, sliding glass doors to let in some ocean air, and a plethora of amenities.

  • Queen/Twin beds/single room
  • En suite bathroom with shower
  • Luxury products
  • Walk in closet
  • Personal safe
  • Direct dial phone
  • Flat HD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Climate control
  • Umbrella
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Ear plugs
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding doors
  • Indoor veranda
Cruise Code: RVR7246
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
22 June 2024
22 Jun 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Sold Out
29 June 2024
29 Jun 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £2,099pp
20 July 2024
20 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Sold Out
27 July 2024
27 Jul 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Sold Out
03 August 2024
03 Aug 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Sold Out
23 November 2024
23 Nov 2024
7 nights
Itinerary Includes: Porto: Embark Ship & Overnight in Port, Porto, Pinhão: Overnight in Port, Vega de Terrón: Ove...
Fr From £2,199pp
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