Explore the delights of the Douro 

Experience the Iberian Peninsula on board a Douro river cruise. Observe the dramatic landscapes, losing yourself in the vibrant green hills of the Douro Valley, or spend your days relaxing in the Portuguese sunshine.

Uncover rolling vineyards, centuries of history, and bustling cities alike on a Douro river cruise


A world of experiences

Enlightening experiences await on your Douro river cruise. Journey from Porto, where the origins of Portugal took shape, and along the river to the Douro Valley to discover famed vineyards, towering cliff faces, and stunning wildlife.

Discover the Douro River
 

The Douro River carves an intricate path through the north of Portugal, and your luxury cruise will take you on a fascinating journey where culture, cuisine, history, and majestic scenery are yours to explore.
Porto

8 Days

SEASON: 2024

Secrets of the Douro

Explore the charms of Portugal by river

From
USD
$3,795*
Lisbon to Porto

11 Days

SEASON: 2024

Lisbon & Secrets of the Douro

Explore the charms of Portugal by river

From
USD
$5,070*
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Your journey is complemented by our expert crew, who guarantee an exceptional European river cruise experience.
Emerald Cruises Europe River Cruises 2024 Brochure
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A luxury river ship sailing through the countryside along the Douro River in Portugal A luxury river ship sailing through the countryside along the Douro River in Portugal

Explore the Douro Valley highlights

Discover the best sights and excursions to experience while you explore the Douro Valley.

Rolling vineyards in the beautiful Douro Valley in Portugal Rolling vineyards in the beautiful Douro Valley in Portugal

The history of Port wine

Learn more about the famed Portuguese wine cultivated along the banks of the Douro River.

The city of Porto at sunset sat proudly next to the Douro River The city of Porto at sunset sat proudly next to the Douro River

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