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Amiera Marina
The Grand Lago : the biggest artificial lake in Europe with its 250 km², situated near the Spanish border, is 83 km long and has a perimeter of 1160 km.

Sedan Series
Grand Confort Series
Estivale Series

France Passion Plaisance Portugal
Canal boats available for rental 30 March to 31 December 2019
Base located at Porto ** Please Note: boat licence is required **

Circa Tours
The Douro River starts in Spain and reaches the Atlantic Ocean in Porto. The river has carved a valley of spectacular beauty, with hills falling steeply down to the water’s edge and stone terraces built over generations to give the vines a sheltered hold on the steep rocks. This is port wine country, the first and oldest demarcated wine region in the world, established in 1756. Taste new wines from old village vineyards – Régua, Pinhão and Lamego. Enjoy a home-cooked meal at the Alpendurada Monastery. Stroll through Salamanca, Spain, a UNESCO World Heritage city, and all along the way uncover a land of unspoiled beauty and charm.

Cruising the Portugal Waterways

In the North of this Mediterranean country runs the river Douro, of which 130 kilometers are navigable, between Porto at the Atlantic coast, and the Spanish border. 

Although the river has only 5 locks, one of them has a height of 35 meters. Side branches of the Douro river are the rivers Tamega, Arda, Coa and Sabor.

Travel from Portugal into Spain on the magnificent Douro River. A relaxing, unhurried journey into the heart of beautiful and uncrowded northern Portugal. The cruise features all meals including quality local wines with dinner and all shore excursions .A gentle and relaxing journey through Portugal's Douro River Valley, famous for its steep terraced vineyards of Port wine grapes. You will visit charming villages, sample the tasty cuisine onboard your ship and at local restaurants and enjoy local Portuguese and Spanish entertainment. The cruise begins and ends in the city of Porto, first settled over 5,000 years ago.