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Portugal led the world during the Age of Discovery. Now it is time for the world to rediscover Portugal’s stunning beauty, rich tradition and warm people. Spend three nights in Lisbon and walk in the footsteps of the world’s greatest explorers before launching a five-night cruise of the Douro River aboard the exclusively chartered MS Gil Eanes. Your journey concludes with two nights in vibrant Porto. Visit Lisbon’s Hieronymite Monastery and the Tower of Belém. Discover pretty Coimbra and the esteemed university in Óbidos. Explore Douro Valley wine country, which produces rich port wine. On several days, enjoy a choice of excursions that allow you to sample port, explore historic cities and delve into the local culture. Expert lecturers enhance your experience with scholarly and cultural insight. This well-crafted journey includes first-class accommodations in Lisbon and aboard the ship. All meals are included during the cruise and include beer and wine with lunch and dinner. For solo travelers, there is no single supplement.