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Douro Delights with APT

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Douro Delights with APT

Marvel At Pena National Palace – Head for the mountain town of Sintra to visit its whimsical hilltop castle, Pena National Palace.

Private Fado Concert In Porto – Bask in the splendour of Porto’s Palácio da Bolsa as you witness a private Fado performance with a cocktail in hand.

A Regal Portugal – Cruise to Barca d’Alva, where you will visit Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo and visit its castle ruins.

Expired on Saturday September 12th, 2020

Expired on Saturday September 12th, 2020

DAY 1 Arrive Lisbon

Olá and welcome to Portugal! Once you’ve arrived in Lisbon, you’ll be taken to your hotel to settle in. Our welcome reception this evening is the perfect chance to meet your fellow travellers.

Stay: Three Nights, Lisbon, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz

Set off to see the sites of Lisbon by riding the city’s tramcars, and visiting the Old Town. Pay a visit to the World Heritage-listed Jerónimos Monastery, a symbol of Portugal’s power and wealth during the Age of Discovery. Built in 1502 by King Manuel I, the monastery commemorates Vasco da Gama’s voyage to India. Tonight, join your fellow travellers to share a welcome dinner.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

As soon as you get your first glimpse of Serra de Sintra, prepare to gasp. Mountains roll from each direction, and every peak is as memorable as the last. Visit King Ferdinand II’s ingenious Park and Palace of Pena, before having free time to explore Sintra. Take the chance to have lunch at your leisure, then be guided by the sea breeze as you return to Lisbon via the coastal route. Since it’s your final night here, you might like to try one of the local restaurants for dinner.

Daily : Breakfast

Travel through Portugal’s countryside then discover the medieval city of Coimbra, home to the country’s most famous university. After a spot of sightseeing and free time for lunch, make your way to Porto. Board your river ship together and settle in with a welcome dinner. Your river ship has the best vantage point to see the sights as you embark on an illuminations cruise around Porto.

Stay: Seven Nights, the MS AmaVida

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Tonight you’ll head to the Palácio da Bolsa for a guided tour, followed by a cocktail reception and traditional Fado performance in the Arabian Hall.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing
Explore Porto’s 16thcentury Old Town and take a cable car ride before sampling a few selections of port. Alternatively, head to Matosinhos and pop in at a traditional restaurant for a cooking demonstration, or set off on foot for a walking tour through the medieval streets and the old harbour quarter of Ribeira.

Today is the chance to do what strikes your fancy the most.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

This morning we’ve lined up an excursion for you to Guimarães. The evolution of medieval settlement is on show here, and you will learn all about it with a tour. Back on board, cruise through the Douro Valley on your way to Entre-Os-Rios. When you arrive, take the chance to visit Quinta da Avelada, a family business that has been producing wine in the Douro region since the 1870s. Explore their gardens, and tie off the day with a sampling of wine and cheese.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Cruising to Régua this morning, take some time to soak up the sun. Once you’ve arrived, you’ll visit the Douro Museum which provides an incredible insight into the culture of the Douro Valley wine region.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
On a tour of Lamego, you’ll visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies and sample a local speciality, bola de Lamego. Smoked ham, home-baked bread, and gooey cheese – how could you go wrong? Otherwise, you might visit Quinta da Pacheca for a picnic with views over the Douro River and Régua. Afterwards, kick back on board and continue cruising to Pinhão.
After your chosen activity today, continue cruising through the dramatic gorges of the Douro Valley to Pinhão.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
Visit Quinta da Roêda, an authentic vineyard where you will savour a traditional lunch, followed by a port tasting.

Take a trip to Palacio de Mateus, located near the city of Vila Real. Built in 1745, the palace offers a wonderful insight into the lives of Portuguese aristocracy. Enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

On a tour of the town of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, you’ll stop for to visit the castle ruins. Returning on board, dig in to a delicious dinner. Your thoughts will be fixed on Spain during your final night on board.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

In Barca d’Alva you’ll disembark your ship and say goodbye to life on board. Hit the road and travel to the ancient city of Salamanca for a tour. You’ll see the University of Salamanca and the House of Shells before continuing to your hotel in Madrid. Tonight is yours to spend as you please.

Stay: Three Nights, Westin Palace Madrid or similar

Daily : Breakfast Lunch

You’ll enjoy the chance to tour Spain’s capital before a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing
Perhaps learn all about the traditional flavours of delectable Spanish cuisine on a culinary tour. Or, take a look at the displays of Spanish art at the Prado Museum, including works from Italian and Flemish artists such as Velázquez, Goya, Maybe you’d like to learn all about the traditional flavours of delectable Spanish cuisine on a culinary tour. Or, take a look at the displays of Spanish art at the Prado Museum, including works from Italian and Flemish artists such as Velázquez, Goya, Raphael, Rubens, and Bosch. Of course, if you’re more of a sports fan, you might prefer a visit to the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home to the Real Madrid Football Club.

Choose how you want to spend your time in Madrid today.

Daily : Breakfast

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily : Breakfast

Fly for $995 including Taxes – Must book by 30 November 2019*

Start End Price
9 May 2020 22 May 2020 From $11,545
6 June 2020 19 June 2020 From $11,195
4 July 2020 17 July 2020 From $11,095
15 August 2020 28 August 2020 From $11,145
12 September 2020 25 September 2020 From $11,195

*Fly for $995 Including Taxes:Book by 30 November 2019.   Offer valid when booking select itineraries departing year round in 2020 in all cabin categories. Offer includes air taxes up to the value of $300 per person. Offer is based on wholesale airfares in economy class with Singapore Airlines (W class) or another airline of APT’s choosing depending on routing.  Flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth.  All offers are subject to availability of airline and booking class. Once class is sold out, surcharges apply.  A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking.  A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due on 31 October 2019.  Final payment is due 100 days prior to the tours departure date.

All Airfare Offers: Flights must be booked by APT. Should you choose to depart earlier than your scheduled tour/cruise departure, or make variations to airline routings, surcharges may apply.  Airline schedules are subject to change without notice and APT is not liable for any additional costs incurred due to airline schedule changes. All air is ticketed upon receipt of the first deposit. Any changes made after ticketing may incur amendment and/or cancellation fees, in some cases, tickets are non-refundable. Air taxes vary for each departure point and routing of airline and are subject to change. Fuel surcharges are subject to change and an additional fuel surcharge may apply. Frequent flyer miles/points may not be awarded on all airfares.

General Information and Conditions: Offers are available for travellers departing from Australia. All pricing and save amounts are in Australian Dollars. Information correct as at 3 May 2019 but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, taxes or currency.   A strictly limited number of offers are available on selected itineraries and departure dates in selected suites/staterooms/cabins/room categories. Offers are subject to availability, not combinable unless specified, available on new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time.

For further information on this or any other packages please Call us on 1300 968 787 or email info@yourholidays.com.au

Expired on Saturday September 12th, 2020

INCLUSIONS

  • Experiences in 13 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 29 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

Expired on Saturday September 12th, 2020

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