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Douro Queen

A relaxing and stylish ship

Aboard the newly refurbished Douro Queen you can relax by the pool on the sun deck, or in the stylish bar as you cruise the length of the River Douro.


About the ship

Douro Queen provides a taste of floating luxury on the River Douro. On the sun deck you'll find a pool and plenty of sunloungers, 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 enjoy sumptuous 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.

There is a lift, plus an escalator from the upper deck to the sun deck.

Length78 metres


Beam11 metres


Maiden voyage2005

Maiden voyage


Passenger capacity


Officers & crew

Number of decks on ship3

Passenger decks



BedsUpper deck: 15 sq m. Main deck: 12.5 sq m.

Approx. twin cabin size


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
    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.