MS Miguel Torga

MS Miguel Torga Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Miguel Torga

Year built2016  /  Age : 2
Flag state France
BuilderMeuse & Sambre Shipyard (Beez-Namur, Belgium)
ClassDouro river cruiser
Ferry route / homeportsOporto (Portugal)
OwnerCroisiEurope
OperatorCroisiEurope Portugal
Speed9 kn / 17 kph / 10 mph
Length (LOA)80 m / 262 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage1200 gt
Passengers66 - 132
Crew20
Decks4
Cabins66
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAmalia Rodrigues
Christened byIsabel Ferreira de Castro

Review of MS Miguel Torga

MS Miguel Torga ship cruises on Douro River in Portugal (wine region). Itineraries are round-trips leaving from Oporto Portugal. This riverboat cruises in Portugal together with the CroisiEurope ships Fernao De MagalhaesGil EanesInfante Don HenriqueVasco de Gama, Amalia Rodrigues (sistership).

Inaugurated in April 2017, Miguel Torga operates 8-day itineraries - roundtrip from Oporto, and stopping in Vega de TerronFerradosa, Pinhao and Regua.

This is a Premium-class, innovative, 3-deck riverboat. It features a contemporary interior design, a top-deck pool and 66 staterooms that accommodate up to 132 passengers. The name "Miguel Torga" is the pseudonym of Adolfo Correia da Rocha (1907-1995), one of Portugal's greatest 20th century writers. He was author of short stories, poetry and a 16-volume diary.

ms Miguel Torga cruise ship (CroisiEurope)

Cabins

All the 66 cabins on Miguel Torga are outside, and 58 are with French balconies. As standard are offered modern hotel amenities, including twin or double beds (with premium bedding and pillows), seating area (table with chairs), mirrored dressing table / writing desk with chair, wardrobe, en-suite bathroom (WC, shower, single-sink vanity, hairdryer), electronic safe box (in the closet), hairdryer, flat TV (satellite reception), central heating (individual air-conditioning), 220V power outlets.

The 3-deck Miguel Torga ship can accommodate 132 passengers in a total of 66 double-occupancy cabins (58 with French balconies plus 4 suites). Both suites are aft on Upper Deck and with step-out terraces.

Shipboard facilities

Dining aboard CroisiEurope ships is always a gourmet pleasure as the "cruise food" is taken very seriously. Passengers soon become friends with their waiter and quickly come to admire the choices by Serge Dubs, world-renowned sommelier. Dinner is served at set times in a single sitting. Breakfast is buffet style and served in the restaurant. No formal nights are held onboard and dress code is smart casual.

The ship has a bar lounge for live entertainment in the evenings and daily relaxation. Wi-Fi is available free of charge in the lobby and lounge areas. The sun deck offers 360-degree panoramic views and features a sunbathing area with a swimming pool. The pool is not heated and open during summer months only.

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  • On May 19, 2017, was the boat's christening ceremony held dockside in Oporto Portugal, The 2-night inaugural cruise leaft from Porto to Regua.
  • CroisiEurope's 5th Douro River cruise ship Miguel Torga was named by godmother Ms Isabel Ferreira de Castro - northern Portugal's director of tourism.
  • The ship operates on 6- to 8-night Douro River cruise itineraries in Portugal - a route best known for its scenic views and wine trails.

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