CALABASAS — AmaWaterways is extending its 2022-2023 Portugal river cruising season with 14 additional roundtrip sailings from Porto onboard the AmaDouro.
With cruises running through the end of December, guests can now experience the wonders of Portugal in the early winter months, when the weather is temperate, the crowds are few and the Christmas markets will be in full swing.
“Full of rich culture, inspiring architecture and enticing cuisine, our Portugal sailings have always been extremely popular,” said Kristin Karst, co-founder and executive vice president of AmaWaterways. “This demand inspired us to extend our 2022 and 2023 season through until the end of December, giving guests another reason to travel and experience all that Portugal has to offer during this special time of year.”
The extended season includes additional dates for AmaWaterways’ ‘Enticing Douro’ itinerary, a seven-night roundtrip from Porto that sails along the Douro River Valley and includes a variety of included small-group shore excursions such as a visit to the village of Entre-os-Rios for a traditional Portuguese lunch at a country estate, a stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Salamanca, and a guided hike of Porto followed by a tasting of Port wine.
Clients wishing to extend their time in Portugal can add three nights in Lisbon pre-cruise, including a tour of the city and a morning excursion to Serre de Sintra.
Those experiencing the extended Portugal season from Nov. 12 to Dec. 31, 2022 can also take advantage of the More to Love sale. Guests who book their Portugal sailings for this year by June 30, 2022 will enjoy a comprehensive package complete with a seven-night river cruise in a French balcony stateroom, roundtrip airfare, transfers, a three-night pre-cruise land package in Lisbon, port charges and Travel Waiver Plus starting at $7,639 per person.
For more information go to www.amawaterways.ca.