September 25 - October 2, 2018
Tuesday, September 25th On your arrival in Porto you'll board the luxurious Scenic Azure where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew as you board and settle into your cabin. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner on board. A truly wonderful experience awaits you.
Wednesday, September 26th Today, enjoy on board activities such as traditional tile painting, or simply relax as your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship meanders its way to Regua. On arrival, you’ll get to tour the award winning Regua Museum.
Enjoy an exclusive cocktail event on the terrace of Regua Museum, a truly wondrous setting, while you sample some of the region’s famous port wine varietals. Be sure to try the Port Tonic.
Thursday, September 27th Tour the elegant town of Lamego, or enjoy a guided visit of the iconic Mateus Palace, which graces the labels of the region’s famous Mateus rosé wine.
Friday, September 28th Enjoy a full afternoon cruising the Douro Valley’s World Heritage-listed Vinhateiro wine growing region as you head towards Spain.
You’ll spend time discovering Salamanca’s incomparable architecture, as visually striking as it is historically intriguing. Later, celebrate the Spanish culture with lunch showcasing the regional cuisine whilst enjoying an energetic Flamenco dance performance. Spend the rest of the afternoon in this great city at your own leisure.
Saturday, September 29th Enjoy a leisurely cruise over breakfast this morning to nearby Pocinho.
Visit the award winning Côa Valley Museum or, if you’re a little more adventurous at heart, take a canoeing excursion on the Sabor River. Alternatively, join the ‘Tastes of the Côa Valley’ excursion.
This afternoon, enjoy your cruise to Pinhão.
Sunday, September 30th Today you’ll visit the remarkable village of Provesende, resplendently showcasing the Portugal of yesteryear. You’ll get to wander the atmospheric streets of this quaint village with the locals as they proudly introduce you to their way of life – an experience exclusively for the enjoyment of Scenic guests. What better way to immerse yourself into the local culture. And this afternoon, get hands on at an on board cork jewellery presentation as you cruise to Porto.
This evening, enjoy a decadent fine dining experience accompanied by a traditional Fado music performance at the fabulous Burmester Cellars. It promises to be a truly unforgettable occasion.
Monday, October 1st Today, discover the unique historic treasures of Porto, including a visit to Palacio da Bolsa.
Tour Guimarães and Ducal Palace. Alternatively, enjoy a tasting in the fairytale environs of Quinta Aveleda.
Tuesday, October 2nd Your wondrous journey concludes after breakfast, and you'll be transferred to Porto Airport with all your marvellous memories intact.