Hot price on Viking River Cruises itinerary in Portugal

The Viking Torgil sails the Douro in Portugal for Viking River Cruises.

Winter in the Iberian Peninsula can be a very pleasant time to be travelling the picturesque Douro River in Portugal, and it is this premise that Viking River Cruises has launched a new special offer on one of its itineraries in the region – a price that includes international airfares.

The ‘Portugal – River of Gold’ product is a 10-day itinerary that travels from the capital city of Lisbon to the seaside hotspot of Porto, with occasional offshoot tours which take guests into neighbouring Spanish towns such as the medieval town Salamanca and Vega de Terrón. The special offer applies to a departure on 08 December 2017 and is priced from AU$5,149 per person twin share inclusive of return airfares from Australia.

The Portuguese town of Porto lit up by night.
The Portuguese town of Porto and the Douro River in the evening.

After two days in Lisbon, passenger embark on their river cruise vessel for an eight-day adventure along the Douro, which travels past riverside vineyards, quaint town squares, castles, mansions and monasteries. Guests will visit four UNESCO Heritage Listed sites, sample locally made wines, learn about how they are made and attend a Flamenco show.

The price includes the eight-day cruise, two nights pre-cruise accommodation in Lisbon, eight shore tours guided by audio headset, many meals and an included Silver Spirits Beverage Package which includes unlimited wine, beer, premium cocktails, soft drinks, juice and specialty teas and coffees onboard the ship. Free wi-fi internet onboard is also included.

For more information, see your travel agent or click ‘Go To Deal’ above.