ms Infante Don Henrique

ms Infante Don Henrique Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms Infante Don Henrique

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Review of ms Infante Don Henrique

The Infante Don Henrique boat cruises on Douro River in Portugal (wine region). Itineraries depart from Paris and Honfleur.

The CroisiEurope Vasco de Gama 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 Infante Don Henrique 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 (Infante Don Henrique 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 Infante Don Henrique 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 Infante Don Henrique's guests to enjoy the local Portuguese cuisine and wines along the cruise itinerary routes.

CroisiEurope Douro River cruise itineraries

The Infante Don Henrique 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 POC_PP) "The Douro River" (cruise-only deals, flights/transfers are not Included) - 8 days with an overnight in Porto before disembarkation.
  • (code POC) "The River Douro" (deals inclusive of flights and transfers) - 8 days with two overnights in Porto (after embarkation and before disembarkation), airport transfers (to/from the boat) and two Porto Portugal flights (from/to France).
  • (code PLI) "Lisbon the City of Light" - 8 days with included 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).
  • (code ROP) "Discovering the Global Heritage of Humanity" - 8 days, prices are inclusive of two charter flights fares (France to Porto and the reverse Porto to France).

Among the tours and excursions along the Infante Don Henrique 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 to Spain), 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 8-day "Heritage of Humanity" itinerary visits Bitetos (evening arrival on day 6, overnight stay, Fado music on the ship). On day 5 (Barca d’Alva) are offered a hiking tour ("Vultures Cliff") and Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (village excursion), with evening arrival in Senhora da Ribeira.

MS Infante Don Henrique 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.

  • (Monday) 4-day from Porto
  • Nov 10 07:00 (Porto, dep), Nov 10 14:00 - Nov 11 09:00 (Regua), Nov 11 12:00 - 12:15 (Pinhao), Nov 11 20:15 - Nov 12 08:00 (Barca d'Alva), Nov 12 08:30 - 15:00 (Vega de Terron), Nov 12 19:00 - Nov 13 07:30 (Senhora da Ribeira), Nov 13 08:30 - 09:00 (Ferradosa), Nov 13 12:00 - 13:30 (Folgosa), Nov 13 20:00 - Nov 14 08:00 (Entre-os-Rios), Nov 14 12:00 (Porto)
  • Prices from US$1530

ms Infante Don Henrique wiki

Year built 2003

Last refurbished (scheduled refurbishment) 2010

Passenger capacity / crew capacity 142 / 20

Dimensions (Gross tonnage weight / LOA length) 1500 tons / 245 ft (75 m)

Flag State (registered in) France

Ship builder Namur (Belgium)

Building cost -

Ship owner and Operator CroisiEurope

Christened by -

Official website link croisieuroperivercruises.com

Accident reports and news CruiseMinus.com

  • Passenger decks: 3 (out of 3)
  • Cabin grades number: 2
  • Total number of cabins: 71 (all of which riverview, no suites, none for disabled)
  • Cabins – Main Deck (14 double), Middle Deck (19 double), Upper Deck (38 double)
  • Restaurants: restaurant
  • Lounges & Bars: lounge with bar (dance floor), bar, sun deck (deck chairs), French balconies, 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 Infante Don Henrique 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 Bergerac, Gerard SchmitterL’Europe, Vivaldi, and the line's Portugal ships Fernao De MagalhaesGil EanesVasco de Gama.
  • Other major European river cruise lines' ships in Portugal are the AmaWaterways' AmaVida, the Viking Cruises longships Hemming, OsfridTorgil, 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 Infante Don Henrique Itineraries 2017

The below listed ms Infante Don Henrique 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
02 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1809
03 Apr        Departing from Porto, Portugal
04 Apr        Porto, Portugal
05 Apr        Regua, Portugal
06 Apr        Vega de Terron, Spain
07 Apr        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
08 Apr        Pinhao, Portugal
09 Apr        Lamego, Portugal
09 Apr - 10 Apr        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
10 Apr        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
09 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1809
10 Apr        Departing from Porto, Portugal
11 Apr        Porto, Portugal
12 Apr        Regua, Portugal
13 Apr        Vega de Terron, Spain
14 Apr        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
15 Apr        Pinhao, Portugal
16 Apr        Lamego, Portugal
16 Apr - 17 Apr        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
17 Apr        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
23 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1809
24 Apr        Departing from Porto, Portugal
25 Apr        Porto, Portugal
26 Apr        Regua, Portugal
27 Apr        Vega de Terron, Spain
28 Apr        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
29 Apr        Pinhao, Portugal
30 Apr        Lamego, Portugal
30 Apr - 01 May        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
01 May        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
30 April 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1976
01 May        Departing from Porto, Portugal
02 May        Porto, Portugal
03 May        Regua, Portugal
04 May        Vega de Terron, Spain
05 May        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
06 May        Pinhao, Portugal
07 May        Lamego, Portugal
07 May - 08 May        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
08 May        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
07 May 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1976
08 May        Departing from Porto, Portugal
09 May        Porto, Portugal
10 May        Regua, Portugal
11 May        Vega de Terron, Spain
12 May        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
13 May        Pinhao, Portugal
14 May        Lamego, Portugal
14 May - 15 May        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
15 May        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
04 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1976
05 Jun        Departing from Porto, Portugal
06 Jun        Porto, Portugal
07 Jun        Regua, Portugal
08 Jun        Vega de Terron, Spain
09 Jun        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
10 Jun        Pinhao, Portugal
11 Jun        Lamego, Portugal
11 Jun - 12 Jun        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
12 Jun        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
11 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1976
12 Jun        Departing from Porto, Portugal
13 Jun        Porto, Portugal
14 Jun        Regua, Portugal
15 Jun        Vega de Terron, Spain
16 Jun        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
17 Jun        Pinhao, Portugal
18 Jun        Lamego, Portugal
18 Jun - 19 Jun        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
19 Jun        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
25 June 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1976
26 Jun        Departing from Porto, Portugal
27 Jun        Porto, Portugal
28 Jun        Regua, Portugal
29 Jun        Vega de Terron, Spain
30 Jun        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
01 Jul        Pinhao, Portugal
02 Jul        Lamego, Portugal
02 Jul - 03 Jul        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
03 Jul        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
09 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1704
10 Jul        Departing from Porto, Portugal
11 Jul        Porto, Portugal
12 Jul        Regua, Portugal
13 Jul        Vega de Terron, Spain
14 Jul        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
15 Jul        Pinhao, Portugal
16 Jul        Lamego, Portugal
16 Jul - 17 Jul        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
17 Jul        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
16 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1704
17 Jul        Departing from Porto, Portugal
18 Jul        Porto, Portugal
19 Jul        Regua, Portugal
20 Jul        Vega de Terron, Spain
21 Jul        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
22 Jul        Pinhao, Portugal
23 Jul        Lamego, Portugal
23 Jul - 24 Jul        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
24 Jul        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
23 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1704
24 Jul        Departing from Porto, Portugal
25 Jul        Porto, Portugal
26 Jul        Regua, Portugal
27 Jul        Vega de Terron, Spain
28 Jul        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
29 Jul        Pinhao, Portugal
30 Jul        Lamego, Portugal
30 Jul - 31 Jul        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
31 Jul        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
30 July 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1704
31 Jul        Departing from Porto, Portugal
01 Aug        Porto, Portugal
02 Aug        Regua, Portugal
03 Aug        Vega de Terron, Spain
04 Aug        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
05 Aug        Pinhao, Portugal
06 Aug        Lamego, Portugal
06 Aug - 07 Aug        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
07 Aug        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
20 August 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1704
21 Aug        Departing from Porto, Portugal
22 Aug        Porto, Portugal
23 Aug        Regua, Portugal
24 Aug        Vega de Terron, Spain
25 Aug        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
26 Aug        Pinhao, Portugal
27 Aug        Lamego, Portugal
27 Aug - 28 Aug        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
28 Aug        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
27 August 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1704
28 Aug        Departing from Porto, Portugal
29 Aug        Porto, Portugal
30 Aug        Regua, Portugal
31 Aug        Vega de Terron, Spain
01 Sep        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
02 Sep        Pinhao, Portugal
03 Sep        Lamego, Portugal
03 Sep - 04 Sep        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
04 Sep        Arriving in Porto, Portugal
17 September 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Portugal, Spain and the Douro Valley
Prices starting
from $1974
18 Sep        Departing from Porto, Portugal
19 Sep        Porto, Portugal
20 Sep        Regua, Portugal
21 Sep        Vega de Terron, Spain
22 Sep        Barca d'Alva, Portugal
23 Sep        Pinhao, Portugal
24 Sep        Lamego, Portugal
24 Sep - 25 Sep        Porto, Portugal (Overnight)
25 Sep        Arriving in Porto, Portugal