November 2 – 15, 2021
14 days
Pricing from Toronto
$7,749 - $8,419 CAD*
Discover the pulse of Portugal from the beating heart of the Douro River. Begin in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital. Stroll the cobblestone streets amid a palette of pastel shades. Spy Arab influences and ancient treasures and venture to Sintra with its palaces, castles and Portuguese Riviera coastline. Follow the Atlantic to Cabo da Roca, the most westerly point of mainland Europe and explore Porto before embarking on the Douro. River cruise beneath tower-ing hills and landscaped vines under the watch of medieval towns. Cross into Spain and visit Salamanca with a fiery flamenco show. Savour dinner at a traditional quinta, sample Mateus and local specialties, take in a folklore show and enjoy the Captain’s Dinner before returning to Porto.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Toronto for Lisbon

Day 2

Lisbon – Upon arrival transfer to hotel. This evening a welcome dinner D

Day 3

Lisbon − Full-day tour of Lisbon. Walk through the old quarters of Alfama, and on to the Belém quarter. Visit the Jerónimos Monastery and view the Belém Tower B

Day 4

Lisbon − Full-day tour of the Lisbon coast. Travel to Sintra to visit the National Palace. Proceed to Cabo da Roca, and continue to Estoril. Return to Lisbon B/L

Day 5

Porto − Transfer to Porto for overnight stay B

Day 6

Porto − Transfer to cruise terminal and board the MS Douro Splendour, for a 7-night Douro, Porto & Salamanca exclusive solo cruise B

Day 7

Pinhão, Portugal

Day 8

Castelo Rodrigo, Portugal

Day 9

Salamanca, Spain

Day 10

Peso da Régua, Portugal

Day 11

Lamego, Portugal

Day 12

Porto, Portugal

Day 13

Porto − Disembark and transfer to the hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure

Day 14

Transfer to the airport for the return flight to Toronto B

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | D - Dinner

The splendour of Spain, the perfection of Portugal.

Discover the jewels of the Portuguese Riviera, cruise through medieval towns along the Douro, get a fiery taste of Spain.

Package Includes

Extraordinary Explorations logo with a camera, plane, cell phone, cup of coffee, letters and notebook surrounding the logo.
• Airfare from Toronto to Lisbon and return from Porto to Toronto

• Pre-cruise tour:
- 3-night stay in first-class accommodation in Lisbon
- 1-night stay in first-class accommodation in Porto
- Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 1 dinner
- 1 bottle of water per day during coach touring
- Land transportation via first-class motor coach
- Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
- Local English-speaking guide
- Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person

• 7-night Douro, Porto & Salamanca exclusive solo cruise on-board the MS Douro Splendour

• Onboard meals and entertainment as per cruise itinerary

Post-cruise tour:
- 1-night stay in first-class accommodation in Porto
- Breakfast
- Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person

• Pre-paid gratuities

• Destination transfers

• CAA Host (Requires a minimum number of participants)

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