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Saga River Cruise on the Douro Spirit

This was a great cruise with good food, lovely crew, interesting excursions and scenery to die for... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2014
Tourismpassion
Spirit of Chartwell

Have just completed a 7 night cruise on the Douro River on the Spirit of Chartwell, finished 4... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2014
Gromit28
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Melbourne, Australia
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DouroAzul is a Portuguese cruising company based on Porto that offers the possibility to cruise the beautiful Douro River Valley landscape, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, from Porto to Barca d'Alva on the Spanish border. DouroAzul offers a wide range of services going from one hour cruises on typical Rabelo boats within the limits of the city of Porto, to seven nights riverboats cruises within the most luxurious and sofisticated ships that navigate the Douro River stream.
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  • Average7%
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“small boat” (4 reviews)
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“douro river” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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Rua de Miragaia 103, Porto 4050-387, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 November 2014

This was a great cruise with good food, lovely crew, interesting excursions and scenery to die for! All the wine tasting was a bonus! Pity about the lack of awareness of others and rudeness of a number of the elderly passengers!

14  Thank Tourismpassion
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

Have just completed a 7 night cruise on the Douro River on the Spirit of Chartwell, finished 4 October. Had a wonderful time, the barge was lovely and the fact the Queen had used it for her jubilee celebrations was an added attraction, was surprised...More

10  Thank Gromit28
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

You all know of the 'Spirit' which hosted HM The Queen for the very wet Jubilee pageant. Now cruising the Douro under Titian Tours. We had hoped to cruise last year but could not book quickly enough but managed it this September. As it was...More

3  Thank PeglegSussex
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Reviewed 12 September 2014

We have just returned from a Douro River Cruise on the Royal Barge - "Spirit of Chartwell" through Titan. We had the 3 night cruising and 4 night Pousada (Monastery) full board option starting and ending at Porto, Portugal. Not a cheap holiday but worth...More

5  Thank Wasessa
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

We did the 5 day tour from Porto to Barca d'Alva and back on the Douro Cruiser. The scenery of river banks is always fantastic, especially upstream from Régua where the terraced vineyards dominate the landscape. For those knowledgeable about Port and Douro wines it...More

5  Thank Ana P
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

If you are traveling in Portugal and decided to visit the Northern part of the country you, probably, want to see the Douro region, its vineyards and Douro river. Douro Azul has a variety of cruises that suits your needs. We did a 4 nights...More

3  Thank jaf1953
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Douro River is on World Heritage List, and that is so deserved! Great experiance! We travelled With Douro Princess, and can reccomand that ship.

1  Thank tetaelda
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We went on this trip back in April 2014, and had a wonderful time exploring Lisbon and Porto, plus its numerous stops. Due to heavy rain in the upper portion of Duoro River, there was flooding, making it unsafe to sail. Our itinerary was changed...More

3  Thank EPT_57
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Titan - Uniworld cruise on Queen Isabel - really great. Lots to see - and not mostly churches. The excursions were well timed with only one all-day trip with an early start. Beautiful scenery with one very low bridge - when on top deck it...More

5  Thank hjgtiger
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We have just returned from an amazing journey with Saga and Douro Azul on the River Douro. The whole week was stunning and the boat's accommodation, food and drink was to a high standard. All the staff on the ship and our tour leaders Paolo...More

4  Thank SFGreen
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sue f
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Response from jollyrobert | Reviewed this property |
It won't spoil your enjoyment as you are on a river rather than out on the ocean....so no waves to worry about. Have a lovely voyage, Sue.
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