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Discover our Secrets of the Douro river cruise – As seen on Cruising with Jane McDonald

Back in 2019 we were delighted to welcome the one and only Jane McDonald on board the Emerald Radiance for a magical journey along the Douro River.
The episode showcased a region of picturesque beauty, sun-drenched vineyards, and charming villages, plus cities steeped in history and awe-inspiring grandeur along the way. Watch as we meander through the stunning Douro Valley and explore some of Portugal’s prettiest settlements including Pocinho, Régua and Lamego where Jane enjoys a walk down the many steps at the Shrine of Our Lady of Remedies.

During one of our optional DiscoverMORE excursions visit the Baroque Mateus Manor House home to the world renowned Mateus rose wine or look out for Jane trying her hand at a mosaic tile painting class on board. Of course, no river cruise along the Douro is complete with a visit to the pastel-coloured Metropolis of Porto, here, as Jane did you will enjoy an included guided city tour taking in all the must-see sights along the way.
Discover as Jane did, how our river cruises provide a platform to explore the sights and sounds of Europe like no other. Our fleet of award-winning Star-Ships dock centrally in the heart of each destination so you can really immerse yourself into local life with our included excursions and experiences.

Experience the Emerald Radiance

Enjoy the tastes and sounds of Portugal

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The desserts of Portugal

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Port wine & the flavours of the Douro

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Fado: The soul of Portuguese music