Portugal & Spain

Douro river cruise

Tauck's Exploring the Douro Plus Lisbon and Madrid

Tauck River Cruises Exploring the Douro plus Madrid and Lisbon 2021

The hottest river cruise in Europe!

Reserve your cabin before this sailing is sold-out!

The ms Andorinha built exclusively for the Douro River

ms Andorinha

ms Andorinha has been specifically designed for cruising Portugal’s golden Douro River; 

the newly built 80-meter (263-foot) custom Douro riverboat sports a deck plan optimized for the utmost in spaciousness. 

The ship boasts 12 spacious 300-square-foot Tauck Suites, 20 225- square-foot cabins, six 200-square-foot cabins, and four 150-square foot cabins. 

Category 3, 4 & 5 cabins have floor-to-ceiling windows with real French balconies.

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TAUCK EXCLUSIVE  – Tour and private dinner in Queluz National Palace in Lisbon


7-night cruise aboard a brand new riverboat custom designed to sail on the Douro River

A choice of excursions that include active hikes, a port cocktail-making class, a tour of wine caves, bicycle rides and more valued at $3,156!

In-depth exploration of 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain and Portugal

Private wine tastings in quintas along the Douro River

A special culinary experience at DOC restaurant in Folgosa, savoring gourmet cuisine by acclaimed chef Rui Paula and riverside views

Two-night stays at premier hotels in Madrid and Lisbon with a choice of city sightseeing

26 meals, airport transfers on arrival and departure as detailed, gratuities to ship staff, drivers, local guides, Tauck Directors and Tauck Cruise Director, admission fees, service charges, taxes, applicable fuel surcharges and porterage 

Exploring the Douro, plus Lisbon & Madrid

Centuries of wine growing history

Centuries of wine growing history

Centuries of wine growing history

Douro River valley Terraced vineyards wine country Portugal


Centuries of wine growing history

Centuries of wine growing history

Centuries of wine-growing history and timeless Port traditions along an enchanting “river of gold”... white-painted quinta estates lined with terraced vineyards... Lisbon’s treasures from the Age of Discovery and beyond... art and architecture royally inspired and the joys of tapas in Madrid... 

Cruise through the heart of one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful wine regions on a 12-day journey between Lisbon and Madrid, featuring a 7-night cruise aboard Tauck’s new riverboat 

ms Andorinha, custom designed for exploring Portugal’s “golden” Douro River.

Centuries of wine growing history

Arthur's Outdoor Dining

Visit quintas for wine tastings, hike through vineyards and villages, and discover the UNESCO World Heritage city of Porto, where the Douro kisses the Atlantic and timeless Port traditions steal your heart. Spend two nights each in Lisbon, gate to the “New World,” enticing with palaces aplenty and azulejos chronicling life from Moorish times to present day – and Madrid, Spain’s bigger-than-life capital, with its bar culture and bevy of baroque and belle époque architecture. 

Arthur's Outdoor Dining

Arthur's Outdoor Dining

Arthur's Outdoor Dining

Arthurs Restaurant outdoor seating

Sip in the sun...

ms Andorinha

Arthur's Outdoor Dining

Arthur's Restaurant

Pool on the Andorinha sun deck Tauck Douro River cruising

Sun Deck Pool

Arthur's Restaurant

Arthur's Outdoor Dining

Arthur's Restaurant

Arthurs interior on the ms Andorinha Tauck River Cruising

Arthur's restaurant interior, showing azulejo tiles

deck plan



Suite ms Andorinha Tauck River Cruise Douro River

All Cabins Include:

2 European twin beds that can slide together; (200 cm x 90 cm (79" x 35") when separate or 200 cm x 180 cm (79" x 71") when together 

Approximately 4 pieces of luggage can be stored under beds 

PRIVATE BATHROOM: Yes, with shower 

BATHROOM AMENITIES: Bathrobes & Slippers (2 per suite), One Sink, Outlet for Electric Shaver - 220 v only in bathroom, Shower Cap, Soap, Lotion, Shower Gel, Conditioner 

STATEROOM AMENITIES:  Flat Screen TV with Remote Control, Hair dryer, Individually Controlled Heating and A/C, International Direct Dial Telephone, iPod Dock with Alarm Clock, Mini- Bar/Refrigerator, Nespresso machine, Outlets: 220v above nightstands and desk, 110V above dresser, Safe, Shoe Polish Towels, Wine Glasses 

Category 5 - Diamond Deck

SUITE DIMENSIONS: 300 sq. ft. 


STATEROOM FURNISHINGS: 1 Sofa with Pull-out Bed, 1 Armchair, 1 Stool, 1 Table, 2 Nightstands, Closet, Mirrors 

Sofa bed is 190 cm x 110 cm (75" x 43"),

Cat 5 ONLY: Room-service breakfast featuring continental breakfast with eggs, a shipboard credit (one per stateroom) is provided to be used onboard for spa services, gift shop purchases, etc ay something interesting about your business here.

Category 3 - Ruby Deck


SUITE DIMENSIONS: 225 sq. ft. 


STATEROOM FURNISHINGS: 1 Table, 2 Armchairs, 2 Nightstands, Closet, Mirrors 

Category 1 - Emerald Deck - No Single Supplement -


SUITE DIMENSIONS: 150 sq. ft. 


STATEROOM FURNISHINGS: 1 Chair, 2 Nightstands, 1 Desk, Closet, Mirrors 

Price List (Per person)

The prices will be announced by late April and are not expected to go up more than 3-5%. Once they are announced we have 2 weeks to cancel at no charge so there is no risk. Email Jude at for details.

Please act now - cabins are filling fast

River Cruise

Tauck presents

Exploring the Douro plus Madrid and Lisbon

July 8 - July 19, 2021



Jude Russo Caserta

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wine sipping 

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