Portugal Spain

Main Cities

  • Porto
  • Regua
  • Salamanca
  • Pinhao

Fun Facts

  • 897 km (557 mi) long
  • The Douro Vinhateiro, an area of the Douro Valley in Portugal has been designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
  • Grapes are the main crop of the area
  • The Douro Estuary is the centre of Portugese wine trade

Which Cruise Lines?

  • Avalon
  • Amawaterways
  • Scenic River Cruises
  • Uniworld
  • Emerald Waterways
  • Croisi Europe
  • Riviera
  • Viking River Cruises
Portugal's River of Gold

Portugal's River of Gold

Discover the fascinating and scenic Danube with its charming small towns and exciting cities on this European river cruise vacation. Begin with a guided sightseeing tour and a 2-night city stay in Vienna, the “City of Music.” Savor Sachertorte in a local café, spend time in one of the many marvelous museums, shop along the Kärntnerstrasse, or stroll along the historic streets.
Viking Cruises
Gems of Southeast Europe

Gems of Southeast Europe

From Budapest to Giurgiu, touch history in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, as you sail along the lower Danube. Medieval towns, Roman ruins and the Iron Gate showcase the best of Eastern Europe. Visit Belogradchik, Bulgaria’s natural wonder, and Serbia’s Novi Sad. Taste history from centuries-old vineyards in Ilok, and visit two of Romania’s legendary castles, Bran and Peleș. Throughout your journey, be treated to the flavors and cultures of this diverse swath of the continent.
Jewels of Spain, Portugal & the Douro River

Jewels of Spain, Portugal & the Douro River

Two intriguing countries and one dramatic river equal a grand adventure.

Before setting sail on the Douro River, experience three legendary Spanish cities: Salamanca, the lovely “Golden City”; Madrid, renowned for its museums, stately royal palace and vibrant nightlife; and Toledo, the city of El Greco and a magnificent tribute to the three great cultures that forged Spain.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Why Murdoch Travel?

Murdoch Travel is Barrie’s favourite travel agency. Having been in business for over thirty years, we have earned the trust of a countless number of couples in love. Although Destination Weddings and Honeymoons are our specialty, we are a full service travel agency and can help plan your next great adventure. Book with confidence knowing that we are TICO certified. You work hard for your money, don’t let just anyone plan your vacation.

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