Experience the old world charms of Portugal and Spain
The Douro river transports you to or from the historic city of Porto, home to Port wine production, city of bridges and the gateway for a round trip or one way cruise through Portugal’s historic inner waterway and wine route.
A river cruise in the Iberian peninsula can start with a few nights in the historic and vibrant city of Lisbon before heading to beautiful Porto to embark on your 7 night cruise. Imagine meandering along the Douro river on one of the most scenic cruise experiences while sampling the local cuisine and Port wines of the region at small local family owned quintas.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites, cathedrals, palaces, magnificent gardens, and villages that make this region one of the most requested river cruise experiences. Many options for tours are provided in every port, with options to hike, bike and see the highlights and landmarks with plenty of extra time to explore on your own.
Finish your experience in the cosmopolitan Spanish city of Madrid with its elegant streets and iconic parks where you can indulge in the architecture and art of the hub of Southern Europe.
Available from mid spring to late fall enjoy the best of Portugal and Spain with an immersive and relaxing experience.
We at BucketList Travel Advisors are river cruise specialists and can guide you on your Iberian experience.
*Photo courtesy of AmaWaterways River Cruises