ms Gil Eanes

ms Gil Eanes current position

ms Gil Eanes current location is at North East Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 41.09003 N / -8.07984 W) cruising en route to REGUA. The AIS position was reported 28 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of ms Gil Eanes

ms Gil Eanes current cruise is 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca . Prices start from USD 1368 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 24 Oct, 2020 and ends on 30 Oct, 2020.

Date / TimePort
24 Oct 18:00 - 26 Oct 18:00    Departing from Porto-Leixoes, Oporto, Portugal hotels
26 Oct 18:30 - 27 Oct 08:45    Regua, Portugal
27 Oct 11:30 - 18:00    Pinhao, Portugal
27 Oct 20:00 - 28 Oct 10:00    Vega de Terron, Salamanca, Spain
28 Oct 10:30 - 29 Oct 07:45    Barca d'Alva, Portugal
29 Oct 13:00 - 18:00    Ferradosa, Portugal
29 Oct 17:30 - 30 Oct 08:45    Pinhao, Portugal
30 Oct 11:30 - 18:00    Regua, Portugal
30 Oct 21:00 - 31 Oct 09:00    Arriving in Porto-Leixoes, Oporto, Portugal hotels

Specifications of ms Gil Eanes

Year built2015  /  Age: 5
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
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ms Gil Eanes Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2020 Sep 30 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 Oct 05 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $999
2020 Oct 10 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1557
2020 Oct 17 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1557
2020 Oct 24 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1368
2020 Oct 31 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1373
2020 Nov 07 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1373
2020 Nov 14 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley Porto-Leixoes $936
2021 Mar 31 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1715
2021 Apr 07 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1436
2021 Apr 14 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1850
2021 Apr 28 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1436
2021 May 10 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 May 10 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1049
2021 Jun 10 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1571
2021 Jun 10 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1224
2021 Jun 15 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Jun 15 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1049
2021 Jun 27 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1049
2021 Jul 02 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Jul 09 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Jul 16 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1310
2021 Jul 16 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $954
2021 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Jul 28 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Aug 04 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Aug 25 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $954
2021 Aug 30 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1130
2021 Aug 30 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1485
2021 Sep 21 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1637
2021 Oct 03 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1637
2021 Oct 10 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1049
2021 Oct 10 5 days, round-trip Lisbon, Porto and the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $1395
2021 Oct 15 7 days, round-trip From Portugal to Spain Porto, the Douro Valley and Salamanca Porto-Leixoes $1637
2021 Oct 22 5 days, round-trip Porto, the Douro valley Portugal and Salamanca Spain Porto-Leixoes $986
2021 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1445
2021 Nov 03 5 days, round-trip Porto and the Douro Valley Porto-Leixoes $1008
2021 Nov 09 7 days, round-trip The Douro River, the spirit of Portugal Porto-Leixoes $1445

ms Gil Eanes Review

Review of ms Gil Eanes

MS Gil Eanes 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 MagalhaesVasco de GamaInfante Don HenriqueMiguel Torga, Amalia Rodrigues.

ms Gil Eanes river cruise ship (CroisiEurope Portugal)

Cabins

Gil Eanes has a total of 66 cabins (all of which Riverview, 4 suites, 1 disabled) in 4 grades, situated on the Main Deck (8 double), Middle Deck (21 double, 2 Suites, 1 disabled), Upper Deck (32 double, 2 Suites with balconies). The riverboat's 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 for 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.

Shipboard facilities

The ship's amenities and facilities include a lounge (with a dance floor and its own bar), a dining room (Gil Eanes 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 Gil Eanes 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 Gil Eanes's guests to enjoy the local Portuguese cuisine and wines along the cruise itinerary routes.

CroisiEurope Douro River cruise itineraries

The Gil Eanes 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 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).

Among the tours and excursions along the Gil Eanes 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 Teron (Spain, disembarkation) - Salamanca (UNESCO site/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 CroisiEurope line also owns the Douro riverboats Infante Don Henrique, Fernao de Magalhaes, and Vasco de Gama.

MS Gil Eanes 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.

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ms Gil Eanes Wiki

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 Europe's high season (April through October) each year. However, unlike most river cruise lines, CroisiEurope charges its guests additionally for shore excursions.

The Gil Eanes ship cruises on Douro River in Portugal and Spain. From the same class are the CroisiEurope ships Cyrano de BergeracGerard SchmitterL’EuropeVivaldi, and the line's Portugal ships Fernao De MagalhaesInfante 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.

Named after the explorer Gil Eannes (1395-1445), the ship was christened on April 17, 2015, in Porto. The godmother Mrs. Isabel Morais is a wine and tourism manager at Sogrape Vinhos SA (Portuguese winery). The godfather Mr. Eduardo Vitor Rodrigues is Vila Nova de Gaia's Mayor).

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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