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

Current itinerary of ms Amalia Rodrigues

ms Amalia Rodrigues current cruise is 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise). Prices start from USD 1660 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 20 Mar, 2019 and ends on 27 Mar, 2019.

Date / TimePort
20 Mar 17:00     Porto-Leixoes, Portugal   
21 Mar 07:00 - 07:00     Porto-Leixoes, Portugal   
21 Mar 14:00     Regua, Portugal   
22 Mar 09:00 - 09:00     Regua, Portugal   
22 Mar 12:00     Pinhao, Portugal   
22 Mar 20:15     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
23 Mar 08:00 - 08:00     Barca d'Alva, Portugal   
23 Mar 08:30     Vega de Terron, Salamanca, Spain   
23 Mar 19:00     Senhora da Hora, Portugal   
24 Mar 07:30 - 07:30     Senhora da Hora, Portugal   
24 Mar 08:30     Ferradosa, Portugal   
24 Mar 12:00     Folgosa, Portugal   
24 Mar 20:00     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal   
25 Mar 08:00 - 08:00     Entre-os-Rios, Portugal   
25 Mar 12:00     Porto-Leixoes, Portugal   
26 Mar     Porto-Leixoes, Portugal   
27 Mar 09:00      Arriving in Porto-Leixoes, Portugal   

Review of ms Amalia Rodrigues

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.

ms Amalia Rodrigues cruise ship (CroisiEurope)

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.

ms Amalia Rodrigues wiki

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 Mar 20 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1660
2019 Apr 04 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1574
2019 Apr 11 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1556
2019 May 17 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1174
2019 Jun 03 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1174
2019 Jun 08 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1745
2019 Jun 27 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1498
2019 Jul 14 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1610
2019 Jul 26 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1529
2019 Aug 02 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1417
2019 Aug 14 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $899
2019 Aug 19 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1241
2019 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1511
2019 Oct 25 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1642
2019 Nov 01 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $791
2019 Nov 06 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1373
2020 Mar 26 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1112
2020 Apr 05 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1368
2020 Apr 12 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1125
2020 Apr 17 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1557
2020 Apr 24 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1107
2020 Apr 29 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1557
2020 May 06 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 May 11 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1499
2020 Jun 20 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1175
2020 Jun 25 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 Jun 30 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Aug 07 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $905
2020 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain: Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1323
2020 Aug 19 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $905
2020 Aug 31 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley (Portugal) and Salamanca (Spain) (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $905
2020 Oct 24 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $968
2020 Oct 29 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1373
2020 Nov 05 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal (port-to-port cruise) Porto-Leixoes $1373