Journey to Portugal’s wine region with Viking River Cruises in 2019. The 10 day “Portugal’s River of Gold” trip starts at only $3,999 per person with airfare from $1,099 per person.

by John Hoey

River cruise tours through Europe’s wine regions has captured Smart Travelers’ interest this season.

These vacations offer relaxing access along centuries-old trade routes framed by terraced vineyards and crowned by scenic wine estates.

Among this season’s strong offerings is Viking River Cruises’ “Portugal’s River of Gold” holiday.

This ten-day trip offers a journey to the realm of vintage Port, one of the world’s great wines, as well as the site of riverfront towns that have retained their centuries-old character.

You’ll travel on Viking’s river-designed ships, such as the 106-passenger Viking Helgrim, as they follow the Douro River from UNESCO-cited Porto into the heart of Portugal’s best wine region.

The ship delivers the deluxe experience you want during a top-notch cruise tour. A crew that understands your needs will pamper you from launch to the final good-bye. You’ll enjoy delightful onboard dining. And you’ll relax after each day’s adventure in a comfortable, river-view stateroom.

Viking encourages passengers to explore Portugal’s wealth of fascinating sites, as the cruise fare includes one complimentary shore excursion in each port of call. Our advice is to reserve them when booking your trip.

Call Pennsylvania Travel now to secure your next Viking River Cruises holiday!