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Portugal’s River of Gold

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Viking Torgil

from $3,999 pps
Lisbon to Porto 11 - 21 August 2020 10 nights

Cruise on board Viking Torgil from Lisbon to Porto for 10 nights.

Explore castles & cathedrals Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sip the region’s renowned white wines, the roots of its terraced vineyards reaching back to Roman times. Savor the various culinary traditions of Alsace. From Basel and Cologne to Amsterdam, this journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.

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Viking Torgil

Viking Torgil Torgil - Danish Explorer An alleged son of the Danish King Harald, Torgil sailed westward to Bretland (Wales and western England), Portugal and Ireland. According to Viking history, he and his brother Frode were the first Northmen to conquer Dublin. Torgil lived to be king of Dublin for many years. Learn more

Cruise Itinerary

Lisbon11-08-2020
Porto13-08-2020
Régua15-08-2020
Barca d’Alva16-08-2020
Salamanca & Vega de Terrón17-08-2020
Pinhão18-08-2020
Régua19-08-2020
Porto21-08-2020
Lisbon

Lisbon

Embark: 11 August 2020
Portugal's capital spreads its ancient sites on seven steep hillsides that overlook the Tagus River. Feast your eyes on St. George's Castle which overlooks the city atop the highest hill, or the countless balconies ablaze with geraniums and wrought iron lamps that light up the medieval Alfama quarter. Wonder up to the Bairro Alto where you may hear the sorrowful fado singers ring out from cafés.

Porto

In Port: 13 August 2020
Portugal’s second largest city, Porto lends its name to the nation’s port wine.

Régua

In Port: 15 August 2020
The peaceful town of Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, overlooks the Douro River with the Serra do Marao mountains at its rear.

Barca d’Alva

In Port: 16 August 2020
This tranquil town is shadowed by mountains and surrounded by miles of gorgeous countryside filled with vineyards and orchards.

Salamanca & Vega de Terrón

In Port: 17 August 2020
Vega de Terrón serves as a Douro River gateway to the fascinating Spanish city of Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Pinhão

In Port: 18 August 2020
The sleepy town of Pinhão is situated at the epicenter of the valley’s port wine-making. The biggest names in port have wine estates nearby, thanks to the region’s perfect growing conditions for port grapes.

Régua

In Port: 19 August 2020
The peaceful town of Peso da Régua, commonly known as Régua, overlooks the Douro River with the Serra do Marao mountains at its rear.

Porto

Disembark: 21 August 2020
Portugal’s second largest city, Porto lends its name to the nation’s port wine.