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Douro Queen

Exclusively chartered for Saga guests

The recently refurbished Douro Queen allows you to relax by the pool on the sun deck, or in the stylish bar as you cruise the length of the River Douro.

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About the ship

Douro Queen allows you to explore the River Douro in comfort. On the sun deck you'll find a pool and plenty of sun loungers, while on the lower decks you can make yourself at home in the panorama lounge and bar, and the restaurant. The restaurant serves international cuisine with meals served at one leisurely sitting. You can admire the views while enjoying four-course dinners, as well as delicious buffet-style breakfasts and lunches. During your cruise there will also be entertainment local to the region through which you are cruising, such as Portuguese folk music.

All 65 cabins are outside facing. Cabins on the upper deck have a balcony, while those on the main deck have large picture windows. All cabins are en suite and have twin or double beds, as well as a television, hairdryer and safe. Upper Deck Aft cabins (UA grade) on Douro Queen have a partially obstructed view from the balcony.

A side view of a ship to indicate its length78 metres

Length

A ship's width, known as beam11 metres

Breadth

A champagne bottle on a string2005

Maiden voyage

A passenger130

Passenger capacity

A crew shoulder board30

Officers & crew

A ship with decks4

Passenger decks

A lift buttonThere is one lift

Lift

A cabin with arrows indicating size15 sq m

Approx. twin cabin size

Cuisine

Start the day in the way you mean to go on, with a delicious buffet-style breakfast or a more substantial full English. If you're not out exploring or on an excursion then an enticing buffet-style lunch will be yours to savour, while at dinner you'll have a four-course meal with a choice of main course.

A typical menu aboard Douro Queen

  • Marinated salmon with seasonal salad and a vinaigrette dressing
  • Cream of pea soup
  • Flounder in a garlic and button onion sauce
    or
    Duck in orange sauce served with wild rice
  • Chocolate cake with berry sauce
  • Tea and coffee

Vegetarian meals and special dietary requirements can be requested when booking.