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 mesmerising journey where culture, cuisine, history, and majestic scenery are yours to explore.


Seek inspiration from our most popular itineraries to start planning your unforgettable voyage. Explore our latest Douro river cruises offers today.


8 Days

SEASON: 2024

Secrets of the Douro

Explore the charms of Portugal by river

Lisbon to Porto

11 Days

SEASON: 2024

Lisbon & Secrets of the Douro

Explore the charms of Portugal by river

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Your journey is underpinned by our expert crew, who guarantee an exceptional European river cruise experience.
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Your guide to river cruising

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