Portugal’s River of Gold®

Sail Portugal’s scenic Douro River, a longtime producer of the country’s prized port wine. Includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and a visit to Salamanca, Spain.

AAA Member Benefit

$125 shipboard credit per person**

Itinerary

Day 1: Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon boasts the Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower, stunning works that introduced Manueline architecture to the world.

Day 2: Lisbon, Portugal

The labyrinthine streets of Lisbon’s Arab-flavored Alfama District carry echoes of 16th-century navigators who sailed in the Age of Discovery.

Day 3: Porto, Portugal

Porto is known not only for its wine, but also for a heritage that combines ancient churches and monuments. Visitors to Bitetos can explore sections that used to be a prosperous Roman village.

Day 4: Porto, Portugal

Portugal’s second largest city, Porto lends its name to the nation’s port wine.

Day 5: Régua, Portugal

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

Day 6: Barca d’Alva, Portugal

This tranquil town is shadowed by mountains and surrounded by miles of gorgeous countryside filled with vineyards and orchards.

Day 7: Salamanca, Spain

Vega de Terrón serves as a Douro River gateway to the fascinating Spanish city of Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 8: Pinhão, Portugal

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.

Day 9: Régua, Portugal

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

Day 10: Porto, Portugal

Like Lisbon, Porto has a rich past; its historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of narrow cobblestone streets brimming with romantic buildings spanning the centuries.

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*Note: Portugal’s River of Gold price based on CAT F, select November 2020 Viking Douro Ship sailings. All prices are in US dollars and for US residents only and are based on double occupancy. Special cruise fares and international air discounts are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Air offers valid on all North American gateways except Alaska, Hawaii, San Juan and Mexico City. Prices are based on lowest at time of print and subject to change without notice. Must request offer at time of booking. Pay in full by current cruise and air promotions’ expiration date. Valid on new bookings only as of 12/1/18, subject to availability and may not be combinable with any other offers except Past Guest Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply; see Passenger Ticket Contract at vikingrivercruises.com. Offer expires 1/31/19. CST# 2052644-40

**AAA Member Benefit: $125 per person AAA Member Benefit shipboard credit offer is available to AAA members on Viking river cruise itineraries ranging from 8-13 days. Shipboard credits can only be applied when booked directly by AAA Travel Agent. This offer is only valid on river cruise itineraries and combinable with group rates, early booking discounts, past passenger discounts, refer a friend credits and future cruise vouchers. Offer is not combinable with interline and wholesale bookings. Onboard credit has no cash value. Valid only for river cruise sailings. Viking reserves the right to correct errors and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time.