Portugal & Spain River Cruise coming 2024

Posted: January 26, 2023

Relish the Flavors of Portugal and Spain in a seven-night cruise, Sept. 10-17, 2024.

Royal Travel has arranged this Southwest European travel excursion exclusively for DeKalb County Farm Bureau members.

Set sail in Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges” and gateway to the Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with rambling vineyards and charming quintas, which cling to the steep sides of the river.

Taste wines from these vineyards and discover the timeless traditions of Portuguese winemaking throughout your journey.

Visit Castelo Rodrigo, the “White Village;” enjoy an immersive lunch at a quinta in Pinhao; see Lamego, one of Portugal’s most important pilgrimage sites; and marvel at a centuries-old Portuguese monastery.

Historic places, unspoiled beauty and distinctive wines are yours to be enjoyed as you savor the flavors of Spain and Portugal.

Destinations include: Porto, Entre-Os-Rios, Regua, Pinhao, Barca D’Alva, and Vega De Terron.

Prices range from $5,813 to $9,712 per person double occupancy, contingent on the riverboat room selection. Price includes escort fees, port fees, pre-paid gratuity, round-trip bus transportation (Farm Bureau – O’Hare airport), and estimated airfare. Travel insurance optional.

Also being offered is an optional three-day post trip to Madrid for $900.

Travel brochures are available at the Farm Bureau office.

To learn more about this Portugal and Spain River Cruise attend an informational meeting on Monday, Feb. 27 at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau beginning at 7 p.m.