?From the calm waters of the Douro River, Portugal's splendid sights come into view, from lush vineyards to medieval towns.
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Today you are free to explore Oporto at leisure, before returning to the ship for lunch.  This afternoon, our optional excursion takes you to the historic town of Guimaraes, birthplace of the first independent king of Portugal, Afonso Henriques.  Admire the beautifully preserved medieval centre of Guimaraes with its narrow streets and pretty plazas, before continuing on to Braga. This elegant city is considered to be the oldest Christian archdiocese in Portugal and one of the oldest in the world.?This evening you'll enjoy a lovely farewell dinner and traditional show with your travelling companions as your cruise comes to an end.