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Cruises on the Douro

Rua dos Canastreiros 40/42, 4050-149, Portugal
+351 22 200 6418
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Sight seeing on the Douro River

We spent a week cruising the Douro on Croisi Europes Manuel Torga ship. The ship is beautiful, only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Denise M
Billericay, United Kingdom
Really Excellent

Queen Isabel (Uniworld) was our riverboat. We first had a two night stay in the 5* Vintage Hotel in... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Colin B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Sight seeing on the Douro River”
18 Oct 2016
“8 day river cruise with CroisiEurope.”
Rua dos Canastreiros 40/42, 4050-149, Portugal
+351 22 200 6418

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week cruising the Douro on Croisi Europes Manuel Torga ship. The ship is beautiful, only commissioned in March this year, so everything still pristine. Cabins well appointed although a little on the small size, not a lot of room to move around...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Queen Isabel (Uniworld) was our riverboat. We first had a two night stay in the 5* Vintage Hotel in the centre of Lisbon. The posted reviews on this hotel were mixed however we found it to be very good. The breakfast was not 5* but...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Croisi Europe is a French company with an excellent reputation. On the 14th. of April 2017 we boarded the Beethoven for an 8 day cruise. We departed from Vienna to Melk and on to Kalocsai in Hungary and back via Budapest to Vienna. Both Margaret...More

Thank Klaus F
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Departed Porto at 8.00am for a day cruise to Regau. Breakfast and lunch served on board. There is commentary as you sail, but is kept to a reasonable level and is not intrusive. Great to see the stepped levels of vines growing on the banks....More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Wishing to cruise the Duoro River, and finding this Croisieurope offering with hiking excursions made this a perfect choice....and it was. The trip was great. Boat was well maintained and clean. The staff were friendly and willing to always help with explanations and advice. The...More

Thank osubimmer
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This review would have given Viking Cruises a 1 out of 10 based on our pre-cruise experience alone. At times, the holiday warranted a 9 out of 10 but this had more to do with the natural beauty of the Douro Valley and the company...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Croisi cruise boats are very well appointed..buffet breakfast followed by 4 course lunch then 3 course dinner- french cuisine.the river is very beautiful with miles of vineyards on both banks. A good programme of visits including Salamanca in Spain. There are 5 locks on the...More

Thank carole499476
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The holiday was organised through Imagine Cruising and it was excellent in all respects. We sailed with Uniworld from Porto to Salamanca (the last portion by coach) in early April. The holiday started with two days in Lisbon at a very good hotel. Loved Lisbon....More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were on the Infante Henrique a CroisiEurope boat with under 150 passengers from France, Belgium, Norway, Australia, America and the U K. The boat is very well run by a mainly Portugese crew who take a real pride in their vessel. Food was plentiful...More

Thank CarolMM1953
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was a week-long cruise starting at Oporto and reaching the Spanish Border. The river ran through a gorge at times, with huge locks and hydro-electric plants enabling river cruisers to travel up; before they were built the rowing boats carrying the port and wine...More

Thank LondonFidelity
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Is it possible to do a Douro river trip, visit port cellars etc, all in the same day, by public transport. ?
18 May 2016|
Response from Gerry J |
dat is inderdaad mogelijk.
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