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The Douro River Cruises

Discover one of Europe’s most picturesque rivers – the River of Gold

Not only is historic Oporto the second largest city in Portugal, it's also where the Douro ends its journey after crossing Portugal to meet the Atlantic.

The waterway flows through Portugal's famous wine region of Alta Douro, where the sun-kissed countryside splashed with steeply-terraced vineyards has produced wine for the past 2,000 years.

Delightful indeed is a Douro river cruise through what was once the heart of the ancient kingdom of Portugal, where there are plenty of places and sites to visit and explore. And don't forget to raise your glass with a toast of 'saude!' as you try Portugal's most famous drink.

Saga’s Douro River Cruises

Whether you’re after a jazz cruise or a special cruise for single travellers, our Douro river cruises are carefully thought out. Our excursion programme is hugely varied so you won't miss any of the Douro Valley's highlights.

VIP door-to-door travel service included on river cruises of 11 nights or more.

Departure Date Holiday Name Lead Price Number of Nights  
Douro Discovery for Solo Travellers 7 nights
March 20, 2019 Douro Discovery £1,299 7 nights
March 17, 2019 Lisbon and the Douro Valley £1,619 10 nights
July 28, 2019 Gilbert & Sullivan on the Douro with Lisbon £2,029 10 nights

VIP travel service included

Book a 2019 river cruise between September 3 and December 15, 2018 and we’ll include our popular VIP door-to-door travel service. We’ve also included it on all river cruises of 11 nights or more.