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ms Amalia Rodrigues

ms Amalia Rodrigues Review and Specifications

Specifications of ms Amalia Rodrigues

Year built2019 new ship
Flag state Luxembourg
BuilderMeuse et 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
Passengers132
Crew20
Decks4
Cabins66
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsMiguel Torga
Christened byMaria Alexandrina Quaresma

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MS Amalia Rodrigues 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, Miguel Torga (sistership).

Inaugurated in April 2019, Amalia Rodrigues operates 8-day itineraries leaving roundtrip from Oporto to Vega de Terron, Ferradosa,Pinhao, and Regua.

This is a Premium-class, innovative, 3-deck riverboat. It features contemporary interior design, a top-deck pool and 66 staterooms that accommodate up to 132 passengers. The ship's names honor Amalia Rebordao Rodrigues (1920-1999) - Portuguese fado singer and actress also known as "Rainha do Fado" ("Queen of Fado"), Until her dead (October 1999), Amalia had over 30 million records (produced by Valentim de Carvalho) sold worldwide. She remains Portugal's best-selling artist ever.

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Itinerary

Amalia Rodrigues is the 6th ship to join the fleet of CroisiEurope on Douro river. From April through October 2019 she operates 6- and 8-day itineraries from Porto through Douro Valley, visiting ReguaPinhaoBarca d’AlvaVega de Terron, Salamanca, and Ferradosa.

Cabins

All the 66 cabins on Amalia Rodrigues 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 Amalia Rodrigues 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 stylish restaurant with panoramic windows. No formal nights are held onboard and the 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.

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.

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CroisiEurope's 6th Douro River cruise ship - Amalia Rodrigues - was christened in Oporto Portugal on March 19, 2019. Boat's godmother is Maria Alexandrina Quaresma (Amalia Rodrigues Foundation).

The ship operates on 6- to 8-night cruisetour itineraries in Portugal - a river valley route best known for its scenic views and wine trails.

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ms Amalia Rodrigues Itineraries

The below listed ms Amalia Rodrigues cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1322
2019 Sep 07 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1192
2019 Sep 19 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1192
2019 Sep 29 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1556
2019 Oct 06 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $998
2019 Oct 25 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1642
2019 Nov 01 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley Porto-Leixoes $967
2019 Nov 06 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1373
2020 Mar 26 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley Porto-Leixoes $936
2020 Mar 31 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley Porto-Leixoes $936
2020 Apr 05 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1368
2020 Apr 12 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1274
2020 Apr 17 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1368
2020 Apr 24 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1301
2020 Apr 29 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1368
2020 May 06 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 May 11 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1175
2020 Jun 20 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1175
2020 Jun 25 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1368
2020 Jun 30 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Jul 19 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1080
2020 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Aug 07 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1080
2020 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Aug 19 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $905
2020 Aug 31 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) Porto-Leixoes $1080
2020 Oct 24 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley Porto-Leixoes $792
2020 Oct 29 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1373
2020 Nov 05 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1373

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