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Destination : Portugal

Experience the Magnificent Douro River

Weaving through Northern Portugal from Spain, the Scenic all-inclusive luxury Douro river cruise through the beautiful Douro Valley passes historic Regua and Porto, sculpting an extraordinary golden journey through enchanting landscapes, fascinating sites, and an unforgettable melding of Latin and European cuisine and culture.

Experience these wonders of Portugal from the onboard luxury of our boutique 5-star state-of-the-art Space-Ship, and onshore through our authentic, exclusively curated Scenic Enrich, Scenic Freechoice and Scenic Tailormade itineraries.

The Scenic Route through Douro River

Douro River Cruises

Portugal River Cruises

Let delightful, Scenic Portugal unveil her rich history and breathtaking enchantments—your sparkling Douro River Cruise, along the fabled river of gold, awaits.

The Scenic Route Through the Douro River

The Scenic Route Through the Douro River

Portugal

The Douro River is a place intrinsically connected to the production of wine and some of the world’s finest produce comes from this beguiling region of rural bliss. Embark on a voyage down the Golden River Valley and you’ll encounter unique cities, prehistoric wonders and cosy quintas hidden in pockets of paradise that litter these fertile lands.

All-inclusive Scenic FreeChoice

gives you the freedom to explore
We believe our guests should enjoy the freedom and flexibility to do as they please. That’s why we invented Scenic Freechoice. This diverse collection of activities, excursions and experiences is included in the price of your cruise, and gives you the privilege to pick and choose how you spend your time ashore. The pace ranges from relaxed to active, so there’s always something for everyone.
Quinta Aveleda, Entre-os-Rios

Quinta Aveleda, Entre-os-Rios

Be transported to the fairy tale-like property of Quinta da Aveleda, founded by the Guedes family in the 17th century, and enjoy a tasting of one of the region’s most renowned sparkling wine producers.

The Coa river, Portugal

Côa Valley is in Portugal in Guarda district, along the Coa river

View the haunting beauty of prehistoric rock-art depicting animals, plants and people, crafted over millennia by ancient humans in the lush Coa Valley, a World Heritage Site; and visit the award winning Coa Valley Museum.

Baroque, Portugal

Baroque treasures in Porto and the North of Portugal

Stroll the elegantly paved walkways of the ancient hillside town of Lamego, inhabited since before Roman times. Absorb the Baroque ambience of its castles, cathedrals, chapels and museums; explore a mysterious cistern crafted by Arab master masons, and the intimate 7th century Visigothic chapel of São Pedro de Balsemão, believed the oldest in Portugal.

Our Scenic Enrich encounters take you behind the scenes

to experience moments inaccessible to the ordinary traveller
All-inclusive, exclusive and unique - our signature Scenic Enrich experiences grant you access to exquisite multi-sensory moments that you'll treasure for years to come. From mouth-watering meals in a private castle to exclusive concerts tucked away in the secret room of an ornate palace, these diverse and enchanting handpicked experiences will be amongst the highlights of your cruise.
Europe's finest food and drink

Unforgettable dining experiences

While dining on board is delicious and diverse, when you step ashore you’re faced with an abundance of unique culinary experiences. Whether you’re sampling some famed local produce or sipping on a glass of wine just metres from the vines, each gourmet treat will open the doors to the local flavours of the region.

Europe's finest food and drink

An appetite for authenticity

Beyond the common tourist veneer lies a world of authenticity, where local cultures and age-old traditions lie undisturbed and continue to thrive. We’ll take you off the beaten track and invite you to experience truly once-in-a-lifetime moments, the likes of which you won’t find in a local guide book.

Exceptional experiences

Tickets that money can't buy

Some of our Scenic Enrich experiences are so unique that they’ve been curated exclusively for our guests. That means that tickets just aren’t available – because they don’t exist. You’ll feel like royalty as you’re transferred from the luxury of your ship to a private destination where a world of inspiration awaits.

Leave your wallet in your suite

and experience all-inclusive
From top-shelf spirits and cocktails, to branded beers and hand-picked wines, you’ll enjoy unlimited complimentary drinks throughout your cruise. We’ll also treat you to a feast of diverse dining experiences, ranging from the Italian-themed cuisine of Portobellos and the elegant Crystal Dining, to the casual, all-day fare of the River Café. Other all-inclusive features are:
All Inclusive Butler Service

Private Butler

From the moment you step onboard your Scenic luxury cruise, from nightly turndown to laundry concierge service, and all the deft touches in between that ensure your personal preferences are looked after—your specially trained butler is there to make your all-inclusive Scenic experience, extra special.

scenic Dining

A Dining Experience to Remember

From a dress-up gastronomic extravaganza to a low-key handmade pizza, we cater for every dining taste and style. We source from regional suppliers, meaning our food is both extremely fresh and in season, and our chefs’ creations provide an authentic experience of every region’s cuisine, amidst a fusion of other onboard and onshore options. And of course, there’s an extensive, all-day selection of complimentary beverages.

The most luxurious suites

The opulent comfort of a Scenic Cruise

Our spacious, exceptionally appointed suites, personalized service and luxurious touches are second to none on the world’s rivers; technology and innovation meet to provide you with your very own Scenic Sun Lounge, giving you a private balcony at the touch of a button from which to enjoy the region’s natural wonders. From a standard stateroom to the largest suites on any river cruise ship, find your choice of the ultimate experience in luxury cruises.

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