ms Fernao de Magalhaes

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CroisiEurope

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ms Fernao de Magalhaes Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms Fernao de Magalhaes

Year built 2003
Flag state France
Builder Meuse & Sambre Shipyard (Beez-Namur, Belgium)
Class
Owner CroisiEurope
Speed 9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA) 75 m / 246 ft
Beam (width) 12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage 1200 gt
Passengers 71 - 142
Crew 20
Decks 4
Cabins 71
Decks with cabins 3
Last Refurbishment 2010

Review of ms Fernao de Magalhaes

The Fernao De Magalhaes boat cruises on Douro River in Portugal (wine region). Itineraries depart from Paris and Honfleur.

The CroisiEurope Fernao De Magalhaes ship has 71 passenger cabins (equally sized at 129 ft2 / 12 m2). Main Deck staterooms are with riverview windows (non-opening). Middle Deck and Upper Deck cabins are with French balconies (slide-opening windows). Upper Deck additionally has 2 Suite accommodations with private verandas (terraces). As amenities, each stateroom has private bathroom (WC, sink, shower cabin), wardrobe/closet, satellite TV, radio, phone (only for internal calls), hairdryer, personal safe, individual air-conditioning.ms Fernao De Magalhaes cruise ship, Douro River, Portugal The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with a dance floor and its own bar), a dining room (Fernao De Magalhaes restaurant), upper deck lounge with a terrace, sundeck relaxation area (with shaded seating, loungers and deckchairs), gift shop, library, elevator, also complimentary Wi-Fi Internet usage. The Fernao De Magalhaes ship’s Douro river cruise itinerary is in Portugal, with optional tours to Spain. The ship is leaving from Porto on roundtrip itineraries. The provided by CroisiEurope gourmet dining options on the ship, along with the organized tours with themed food and wine tasting events allow the Fernao De Magalhaes's guests to enjoy the local Portuguese cuisine and wines along the cruise itinerary routes.

CroisiEurope Douro River cruise itineraries

The Fernao De Magalhaes ship’s Douro river cruise itineraries from Porto are themed:

  • (code PPH_PP) "Porto, Douro Valley and Salamanca" (Portugal and Spain) - 8 days with two overnights in Porto (after embarkation and before disembarkation).
  • (code POB) "Pleasant Portugal" - 6 days Douro Valley cruise (two overnights in Porto).
  • (code POF_ETE) "Douro Valley and Salamanca " (Portugal and Spain cruise-only deals, flights/transfers are not Included) - 8 days with an overnight in Porto before disembarkation.
  • (code POI) "Douro Valley and Salamanca" - 8 days (6 day cruising) deals are inclusive of 3-star Lisbon hotel package - day 1 (evening arrival, hotel dinner), day 2 (guided city tour, Belem Cultural Center, Jeronimos Monastery, afternoon scenic bus tour), day 3 (bus travel from Lisbon to Coimbra /afternoon arrival, bus travel to Porto for embarkation).

Among the tours and excursions along the Fernao De Magalhaes ship’s Porto cruise itineraries are:

  • (day 1) Porto - embarkation (welcome aboard cocktail), guided tour (optional, with wine tasting)
  • (day 2) Regua (afternoon arrival, overnight stay) - Lamego (guided excursion)
  • (day 3) Vila Real (bus excursion, Casa de Mateus), boarding in Pinhao, evening arrival in Barca d'Alva (overnight stay, Flamenco show on board)
  • (day 4) arrival in Vega de Teron (Spain, disembarkation) - Salamanca (UNESCO site / guided excursion), re-boarding in Vega de Teron, evening arrival in Senhora de Ribeira (overnight stay, themed entertainment)
  • (day 5) arrival in Ferradosa - "Wines of Porto" (vineyards route /wine tasting tour), afternoon Douro Valley cruising to Entre Os Rios (overnight stay, Gala Dinner event)
  • (day 6) Douro Valley cruise to Porto (afternoon arrival, overnight stay) - guided tour (optional), Fado music entertainment on the ship
  • (day 7) Porto (free time) - Aveiro (afternoon bus excursion), overnight stay, themed folklore entertainment on the ship.
  • The 6-day "Pleasant Portugal" cruise itinerary visits Porto Antigo (afternoon arrival on day 3, overnight stay)- Solar de Mateus (house & gardens / optional excursion).
  • The cruiseonly deals (POF_ETE) additionally include the optional winecellar tour (porto white wine tasting in Folgosa /Armamar) - disembarkation and re-boarding the ship in Ferradosa, with afternoon cruising to Leverinho (overnight stay, Portuguese folklore themed entertainment on the boat).

The CroisiEurope line also owns the Douro riverboats Gil Eanes, Infante Don Henrique and Vasco de Gama.

MS Fernao de Magalhaes cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative CroisiEurope Portugal cruise rates. They might be different when you book your CroisiEurope Douro river cruise deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Know, that CroisiEurope cruises in Portugal are price-inclusive of all beverages (coffee, tea, juices, soda drinks, also wine and beer at lunches and dinners), but tours and excursions ashore are optional and cost extra. Until we list here all 2016 dates, see in the following table a list of exemplary itineraries with prices per person.

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  • Cabin grades number: 2
  • Total number of cabins: 71 (all of which riverview, no suites, none for disabled)
  • Cabins - Main Deck (15 double), Middle Deck (18 double), Upper Deck (38 double)
  • Restaurants: restaurant
  • Lounges & Bars: lounge with bar (dance floor), bar, sun deck (deck chairs), gift shop, elevator, wi-fi (payable on board).
  • The CroisiEurope cruise company is family owned and based in Strasbourg, France. Established in 1976, this premium line operates all aspects of its cruises: from the vessel building (design and construction) to cuisine and hotel services. CroisiEurope is among Europe's largest cruise line companies.
  • CroisiEurope river cruise deals are inclusive of soft drinks and alcohol (wine and beer with lunch and dinner (year-round). The line offers deals inclusive of unlimited drinks during the Europe's high season (April through October) each year. However, unlike most river cruise lines, CroisiEurope charges its guests additionally for shore excursions.
  • The Fernao de Magalhaes ship cruises on Douro river in Portugal and Spain (with round-trip itinerary from Porto, Portugal). From the same class are the CroisiEurope ships Cyrano de BergeracGerard SchmitterL’EuropeVivaldi, and the line's Portugal ships Gil EanesInfante Don HenriqueVasco de Gama.
  • Other major European river cruise lines' ships in Portugal are the AmaWaterways' AmaVida, the Viking Cruises longships HemmingTorgilOsfrid, also Scenic Azure and the Uniworld's Queen Isabel.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

ms Fernao de Magalhaes Itineraries 2017

The below listed ms Fernao de Magalhaes cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest CroisiEurope 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.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Porto cruise port

24 March 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip The Douro River
Prices starting
from $1814
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25 Mar      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
26 Mar     Porto, Portugal   
26 Mar 00:00 - 26 Mar 01:00     Regua, Portugal (Overnight)   
27 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Regua, Portugal   
27 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Pinhao, Portugal   
27 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Barca d'Alva, Portugal (Overnight)   
28 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
28 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Vega de Terron, Spain   
29 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Ferradosa, Portugal   
29 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal (Overnight)   
30 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal   
30 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Porto, Portugal (Overnight)   
31 Mar 01:00 - 01:00     Porto, Portugal (Overnight)   
01 Apr      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

14 April 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip From Porto to Spain
Prices starting
from $1545
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15 Apr      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
16 Apr     Porto, Portugal   
17 Apr     Regua, Portugal   
17 Apr     Pinhao, Portugal   
18 Apr     Vega de Terron, Spain   
19 Apr     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
20 Apr     Ferradosa, Portugal   
20 Apr     Pinhao, Portugal   
20 Apr     Douro River   
21 Apr     Porto, Portugal   
22 Apr      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

21 July 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto & the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1536
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22 Jul      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
23 Jul     Regua, Portugal   
24 Jul     Pinhao, Portugal   
24 Jul     Vega de Terron, Spain   
25 Jul     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
26 Jul     Douro River   
27 Jul      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

22 July 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1240
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23 Jul      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
24 Jul     Regua, Portugal   
25 Jul     Pinhao, Portugal   
26 Jul     Vega de Terron, Spain   
27 Jul     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
27 Jul     Ferradosa, Portugal   
28 Jul      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

26 July 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto & the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1536
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27 Jul      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
28 Jul     Regua, Portugal   
29 Jul     Pinhao, Portugal   
29 Jul     Vega de Terron, Spain   
30 Jul     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
31 Jul     Douro River   
01 Aug      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

27 July 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1240
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28 Jul      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
29 Jul     Regua, Portugal   
30 Jul     Pinhao, Portugal   
31 Jul     Vega de Terron, Spain   
01 Aug     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
01 Aug     Ferradosa, Portugal   
02 Aug      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

31 July 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto & the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1536
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01 Aug      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
02 Aug     Regua, Portugal   
03 Aug     Pinhao, Portugal   
03 Aug     Vega de Terron, Spain   
04 Aug     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
05 Aug     Douro River   
06 Aug      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

01 August 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1191
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02 Aug      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
03 Aug     Regua, Portugal   
04 Aug     Pinhao, Portugal   
05 Aug     Vega de Terron, Spain   
06 Aug     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
06 Aug     Ferradosa, Portugal   
07 Aug      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

06 August 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1240
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07 Aug      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
08 Aug     Regua, Portugal   
09 Aug     Pinhao, Portugal   
10 Aug     Vega de Terron, Spain   
11 Aug     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
11 Aug     Ferradosa, Portugal   
12 Aug      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

11 August 2017 5 nights / 6 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1191
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12 Aug      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
13 Aug     Regua, Portugal   
14 Aug     Pinhao, Portugal   
15 Aug     Vega de Terron, Spain   
16 Aug     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
16 Aug     Ferradosa, Portugal   
17 Aug      Arriving in Porto, Portugal   
Porto cruise port

25 August 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip From Porto to Spain
Prices starting
from $1293
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26 Aug      Departing from Porto, Portugal   
27 Aug     Porto, Portugal   
28 Aug     Regua, Portugal   
28 Aug     Pinhao, Portugal   
29 Aug     Vega de Terron, Spain   
30 Aug     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
31 Aug     Ferradosa, Portugal   
31 Aug     Pinhao, Portugal   
31 Aug     Douro River   
01 Sep     Porto, Portugal   
02 Sep      Arriving in Porto, Portugal