MS Douro Prince


Cruise line
Douro Azul (River Cruises)

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MS Douro Prince Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Douro Prince

Year built 2002  /  Age : 15
Builder West Sea shipyard (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
Class Douro river cruiser
Owner Douro Azul
Operator Douro Azul
Speed 12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA) 57 m / 187 ft
Beam (width) 9 m / 30 ft
Passengers 24 - 48
Crew 16
Decks 3
Cabins 24
Decks with cabins 2

Review of MS Douro Prince

MS Douro Prince is an intimate river cruise ship with itineraries exclusively in Portugal (on Douro River). Deprtures are roundtrip from Porto. The itinerary visits ports in both Portugal and Spain. The vessel is owned by the Portugese travel company Douro Azul and often chartered by the UK company Noble Caledonia.

MS Douro Prince

The Douro Prince ship features a welcoming lounge, bar, elegant single-sitting dining room, gift shop and sun deck. Staterooms choices include only one suite and 23 spacious outside cabins. All cabins are elegantly decorated, with private facilities, TV, individually controlled air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom. Main deck cabins measure 11 m2 (118 ft2) and feature floor-to-ceiling windows giving access to a private step-out balcony. Upper deck cabins have a large picture window and are slightly larger at 12 m2 (131 ft2), except for cabins 214 and 219 that are smaller and measure 9 m2 (97 ft2). The suite measures 21 m2 (224 ft2). All cabins have private bathrooms (shower and toilet), and the suite has a bath.

Standard cabins feature twin beds (positioned separately or together, converting to a large double bed). The suite has a fixed double bed (can't be converted to twin beds). Bottled water is available complimentary in all cabins, at the bar and also on all tours and excursions ashore.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the airy and bright restaurant located on the Main deck. The spacious dining room serves delicious international and local traditional Portugese dishes. The restaurant has capacity to seat all guests in one open sitting, as most tables seat 6 people. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style affairs, while dinner is waiter-served.

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MS Douro Prince Itineraries 2017

The below listed MS Douro Prince cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Itinerary ports
Porto cruise port

02 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Along the River of Gold
Prices starting
from $4042
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02 Sep      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
04 Sep     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal   
05 Sep     Regua, Portugal   
06 Sep     Barca d'Alva, Portugal (Castelo Rodrigo)   
07 Sep     Salamanca, Spain   
08 Sep     Pinhao, Portugal   
09 Sep     Lamego, Portugal   
10 Sep      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

15 September 2017 8 nights / 9 days, one-way from Salamanca to Porto
Prices starting
from $5092
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15 Sep      Departing from Salamanca, Spain   
17 Sep     Salamanca, Spain   
18 Sep     Porto, Portugal   
18 Sep     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal   
19 Sep     Regua, Portugal   
20 Sep     Douro River   
21 Sep     Pinhao, Portugal   
21 Sep     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
22 Sep     Regua, Portugal   
23 Sep     Porto, Portugal   
24 Sep      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

14 October 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip San Sebastian to Oporto
Prices starting
from $4942
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14 Oct      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
16 Oct     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal   
17 Oct     Regua, Portugal   
18 Oct     Vega de Terron, Spain   
19 Oct     Salamanca, Spain   
19 Oct     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
20 Oct     Pinhao, Portugal   
21 Oct     Lamego, Portugal   
22 Oct      Arriving in Porto, Portugal