Cruise along the Douro in Portugal aboard MS Infante Don Henrique, MS Gil Eanes Premium, MS Amalia Rodrigues Premium and the brand-new, premium-class MS Miguel Torga. Guests can delight in these ships’ lounges with picture windows, large sundecks with lounge chairs, sumptuous French gastronomy in the dining rooms, and innovative staterooms—some beds face the window, so the first thing you see in the morning is the sparkling river. And all while discovering why the enchanting Douro Valley has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Cruise details
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    Daily gratuities are automatically charged to your on-board account (unless indicated in your inclusions).

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following changes in our cruise brochure 2017-2018
    May 30, 2018
    Good to know page – luggage tags
    Please take note that your luggage will not be delivered to your stateroom
    - Place cruise line tags on your bags before leaving Canada so you can easily identify them when retrieving them at the airport upon arrival. It also helps our ground services teams direct you to your transfer.

Good to Know

  • Currency on board: Euro
About your Ship

Ship facts

  • Number of decks: 3
  • Double occupancy capacity: 142
  • Total cabins: 71
  • Electric current: 220/240 volts
  • Length: 75 m
  • Entered service: 2003
The ship has been refurbished in 2010.


  • 1 restaurant(s)
  • 1 bar(s)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 21 years old
Itinerary (8 nights)
Wednesday departures from Canada
  1. 1
    Departure from Canada

  2. 2
    Transfer to ship

  3. 2
    Porto, Portugal

  4. 3
    Porto, Portugal

  5. 3
    Porto (Braga), Portugal

  6. 4
    Regua, Portugal

  7. 5
    Vega de Teron, Portugal

  8. 6
    Barca d'Alva (Salamanca), Portugal

  9. 6
    Ferradosa, Portugal

  10. 7
    Pinhao, Portugal

  11. 7
    Pinhao (Lamego), Portugal

  12. 8
    Porto, Portugal

  13. 9
    Porto, Portugal

  14. 9
    Transfer to airport

  15. 9
    Return to Canada

Departure date(s) / More information

Toronto & Montreal
2018 June 3, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22; Aug.12; Sept. 30

For an authentic experience, book our shore excursions packages and immerse yourself into the rich history, natural beauty, delectable cuisine and fascinating culture of the ports of call you visit. Excursions in a package are not sold separately, and you must purchase your package before leaving Canada ($) :

Day 2: Porto by night
Duration: 1Hr/1:30Hrs - Departure: 9:30PM - Return to the Boat: 10:30PM/11PM

A unique opportunity to admire the city of Porto by night during a panoramic tour by bus. You will love the old, conserved districts of this city of immense character, classed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. During the tour of the historic center, your guide will schedule a stop at the Sao Bento railway station to look at its magnificent azulejos.

DAY 3: Guided tour of Porto and wine tasting
Duration: 4Hrs - Departure: 2AM - Return to the Boat: 6PM

During a guided tour of the city you will discover the Stock Exchange Building and the Sao Francisco Church. Visit of a wine cellar with a Porto wine tasting in the Vila Nova de Gaia, a town situated on the left bank of the Douro.

DAY 4: Guimarães
Duration: 4Hrs - Departure: 2PM - Return to the Boat: 6PM

We’ll leave by coach from Porto for Guimarães. With our guide, we'll begin the tour of this university town on foot to discover its historical treasures. Its medieval heart is a labyrinth of lanes and picturesque plazas framed by 14th-century edifices. We’ll continue on to the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza, a medieval estate and former residence of the first Dukes of Braganza. The palace is closed on May 1 and Easter Day. At the end of our visit, we'll return on board in Porto.

DAY 5: Vila Real and Casa de Mateus
Duration: 4Hrs - Departure: 8:30AM - Return to the Boat: 12:30PM

You will set out for Vila Real by coach, a pleasant little town set among the vineyards. You will tour this town and continue towards Mateus, a small town famous for the manor of the Counts of Vila Real than for the rosé wine produced on the property. You will visit the Manor Solar of Mateus and also have the opportunity to have a walk in its gardens.

DAY 6: Guided tour in Salamanca
Duration: 10/11Hrs - Departure: 7AM - Return to the Boat: 5/6PM

Departure by coach towards Salamanca. Since 1988, the old city of Salamanca is classed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Guided tour of the town : discover the ancient and the new cathedral and one of the older university of the world opened in 1218. Lunch in Salamanca. Free afternoon.

Lunch in a restaurant included (drinks are not included).

DAY 7: Wines trail of Porto
Duration: 4Hrs - Departure: 8:30AM - Return to the Boat: 12:30PM

Departure by coach towards San Salvador do Mundo and Sao Joao da Pesqueira, two small towns set among the vineyards in the Rio Torto valley. In Sao Joao da Pesqueira, you will have the opportunity to explore the arcaded main square, the chapel and the white houses with their balconies. You will visit a quinta (wine cellar) to taste the famous Porto.

Be aware if you have travel sickness, roads are sinuous.

Duration: 4Hrs - Departure: 8:30 - Return to the Boat: 12:30PM

You will leave Regua by coach for a guided tour of Lamego by coach and on foot. During this excursion, you will discover the Nossa Senhora dos Remedios sanctuary and the cathedral.

Please dress appropriately to visit the sanctuary.
The access of the sanctuary needs to climb up 700 steps.

Additional information :

  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The times and visit order are indicative and may be modified.

For travel between April 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018

Cruise Package

All meals included (FAP) meal plan :

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General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Cruise
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and port
  • Drinks (unlimited during meals). Conditions and restrictions apply.
  • Gratuities are at the passengers discretion.
  • Ocean View Cabin – Main Deck > Ø

    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 double bed or 2 single beds
    • Bathroom with shower only

    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
  • Ocean View Cabin – Middle Deck > Ø

    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 double bed or 2 single beds
    • Bathroom with shower only
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
  • Ocean View Cabin – Upper Deck > Ø

    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 220/240 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 double bed or 2 single beds
    • Bathroom with shower only

    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Hairdryer
WiFi available on board ($)
Restaurants / Bars
  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Restaurant
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Main dining room
      • Lunch : Main dining room
      • Dinner : Main dining room
      Breakfast: 7:30 am to 9 am
      Lunch: 12 pm
      Dinner: 7 pm
      Location: Main Deck
  • Bar(s)

    • Lounge Bar
      Image bar
      • Lounge
      Location: Middle Deck