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JAZZ PORTUGAL To find out more visit Jazz on the Douro Douro Queen hhhh 7 nights FULL BOARD from £1549^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ All breakfasts, lunches and dinners Five live jazz sessions from Richard Leach's Jazz Quartet Two jazz talks by your host Expert host Margaret Saddington and Saga Cruise Assistant Drinks reception Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers. l l l l l l l SAGA EXCLUSIVE Enjoy five live evening jazz performances, plus admire the beautiful landscapes and quaint towns of the Douro Valley, on this cruise through Portugal, with a visit across the border to historic Salamanca in Spain... Excursions... Tour and dinner at a local Quinta Tour of Lamego Visit Figueira Castelo de Rodrigo Sightseeing in Salamanca Casa de Mateus Palace A tour of Oporto and port wine cellar visit l l l l l l The beautiful Douro Valley Local Flights VIP Travel Service INCLUDED when you book between December 27, 2018-February 28, 2019 MS Douro Queen Visit a traditional port wine cellar Day 1: UK to Oporto. Fly to Oporto on the north bank of the Douro and embark your ship the Douro Queen at Vila Nova de Gaia on the south bank. Enjoy a tour with dinner at a local vineyard. Your ship remains moored here overnight. Day 2: Oporto to Régua to Pinhão. Travel by coach to Lamego and see the elaborate Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, set atop steep terraces overlooking the town. Afterwards walk or take the coach down to the city and visit the Gothic cathedral. Re-join your ship in Régua and cruise on to Pinhão where you moor overnight. Day 3: Pinhão to Vega de Térron. Depart Pinhão and sail to Vega de Térron. Join an included afternoon excursion to the medieval hilltop village of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo. Return to the ship for a traditional Portuguese dinner. Day 4: Vega de Térron to Barca d'Alva. An included excursion visits Salamanca in Spain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its old university buildings. Enjoy a walking tour and lunch at a local restaurant, followed by a flamenco show. Return to the Douro Queen in Barca d'Alva. Moor overnight. Day 5: Barca d'Alva to Pinhão. Sail towards Pinhão. Enjoy an afternoon visit to the winery of Quinta do Seixo, an estate tour and port wine tasting. This evening visit another local vineyard for dinner, with wine and entertainment included. Moor overnight in Pinhão. Day 6: Pinhão to Regua to Entre-os-Rios. Sail to Regua early morning for an included excursion to the Mateus Palace gardens. The afternoon is at leisure on board as Douro Queen departs Régua. There is a traditional Portuguese folk music show after dinner. Moor overnight in Entre-os-Rios. Day 7: Entre-os-Rios to Oporto. Sail back to Oporto. Enjoy an included coach tour, visit the 12th century Sé Cathedral, and a port wine cellar for a tasting. Moor overnight in Vila Nova de Gaia. Day 8: Oporto to UK. Disembark after breakfast and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK. You can extend your holiday at the Eurostars Heroisimo (4Q). Please call for details. Treat yourself to an upgrade... Upgrade to all inclusive from £12 per person, per night. SAVE up to £100^ per person on selected cabin grades and departures when you book by February 15, 2019 Prices from: Oct 30, 2019 Main Deck 1599 1549 Upper Deck with balcony 1799 1699 Main Deck for sole occupancy 1849 1799 Upper Deck with balcony for sole occupancy 2299 2199 Cruise codes AN390 Jazz on the Douro. 7 nights. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, include savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction applies of £20 if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 67 for details. For the latest prices and offers visit TRAVEL OPTIONS: Prices based on return flights from Gatwick to Oporto with the scheduled services of British Airways or TAP Portugal for a supplement. To travel from a local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (both subject to availability and extra charges may apply) please call for details. All-inclusive upgrades, with a free bar open from 11am to 11pm for non-branded alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently. To book see page 67 and call FREE on 0800 015 6880 or visit Please quote SPN34 21