Overview

 

Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Papapietro Perry Proprietors, Renae Perry and Ben & Yolanda Papapietro
  • Onboard wine education program with welcome and farewell receptions, fireside chat, casual wine hour and Winemaker’s dinner served with impeccable Papapietro Perry wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails 3-night pre-cruise Lisbon tour and 3-night post-cruise Basque land program (including Bilbao & San Sebastian) curated exclusively for Papapietro Perry guests
  • F&WT optional wine-themed shore tours in select ports
  • $150 per person shipboard credit bonus if booked by June 28, 2024
  • Uniworld’s All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Visits to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
Plus

River Heritage (past Uniworld guests) Discount $100 per person

Includes
  • Accommodations aboard Uniworld’s elegant 100-guest ship – SS Sao Gabriel
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All onboard gratuities
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions in every port
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi

Join your experienced and gracious hosts, Renae Perry, Ben & Yolanda Papapietro and fellow wine enthusiasts along the Douro River through Portugal and into Spain.  As you glide along the Douro, you’ll find yourself surrounded by olive groves, almond orchards and citrus plantations and terraced hillsides adorned with rows of vineyards producing the world-famous Port wine.

Explore Porto’s historic Ribeira district, home to iconic rabelo boats, cutting-edge cuisine and a thriving art scene. Wind your way through the dramatic landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Douro Valley, heading ashore to visit charming quintas and meet the winemakers who operate them. In Salamanca, Spain, you’ll see the city’s famous university. Return to Portugal with a visit to the fortified village of Castelo Rodrigo and historic Guimarães.

Look forward to exclusive events onboard and ashore with your hosts.  There’s no better way to discover Europe’s best-kept secret than this scenic and all-inclusive river cruise with Papapietro Perry!

For reservations call Food & Wine Trails at 800-367-5348 or click on the Registration Link

 

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  • Cruise Line

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruises'

  • Ports of Call

    Roundtrip Porto

Experts

Renae Perry, Ben & Yolanda Papapietro

Proprietors, Papapietro Perry

Itinerary

Papapietro Perry

Destination: Portgual
To & From: Porto to Porto
Dates: May 25 – June 1, 2025
Length: 8 Days
Ship: S.S. Sao Gabriel

May 22 - 25
2025
Lisbon

SAVE THE DATES! F&WT Optional 3-night Pre-Cruise Land Tour – A Taste of Lisbon & Alenquer Wines

May 25
2025
Porto, Portugal
Embark
Overnight

Airport to ship transfer included
F&WT Onboard Event:  Papapietro Perry Welcome Reception

May 26
2025
Porto, Portugal
Depart Afternoon

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Panoramic city tour (AM) or Exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Porto walking tour with local tastings and vintage tram ride (AM)

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Fireside Chat

 

May 27
2025
Régua, Portugal
Arrive Morning
Depart Evening

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Douro Museum (AM) OR Lamego Heritage Tour PLUS Nights out: Quinta Dinner

 

May 28
2025
Pocinho, Portugal

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Archaeological Park of the Côa Valley OR Castelo Rodrigo

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Dinner with the Winemaker

May 29
2025
Vega de Terrón (Salamanca), Spain
Arrive Morning
Depart Evening

Uniworld’s Included Shore Tour: Salamanca – the Golden City and Spain’s oldest university (AM)

May 30
2025
Pinhão, Portugal

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Local Quinta guided tour with tasting OR Vineyard hike and wine tasting at a local Quinta

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Dinner Casual Wine Hour

May 31
2025
Porto, Portugal
Arrive Afternoon
Overnight

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Guimaraes city tour OR Masterpiece Collection: Let’s Go – Porto to the Sea Bike Tour

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Farewell Reception & Dinner

 

June 1
2025
Porto, Portugal
Disembark ship

Transfer from ship to Porto Airport or continue on to the Basque Country with Food & Wine Trail’s optional 3-night post cruise program

 

June 1 - 4
2025
Basque

SAVE THE DATES!  F&WT Optional 3-night Post-Cruise Land Program – Exploring the Best of Basque Country – Bilbao & San Sebastian

Per Person Pricing

CATEGORYDOUBLE OCCUPANCY
Classic Riverview$5,654
Deluxe Riverview$5,754
French Balcony$8,654
Suite $9,954
Grand Suite $12,254

Prices:

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Prices are per person based on two people per stateroom and include shipboard accommodations, estimated port charges of $230 (subject to change), all scheduled airport transfers, onboard meals, gratuities, port taxes, unlimited beverages of select wines, beers, and spirits, unlimited soft drinks, specialty coffee beverages and tea, complimentary Uniworld shore excursions, wines served with dinners provided by host winery, onboard wine program and limited travel management services. Prices do not include roundtrip air, premium wine and spirits, Food & Wine Trails’ optional pre-cruise and post-cruise programs, F&WT shore tours, travel insurance, or all items of a personal nature. Itinerary, port order and times are subject to change by the cruise line without notice. F&WT reserves the right to correct pricing errors or omissions. Prices will not increase after deposit received, except for fuel surcharges and any taxes, charges or levies imposed by government agencies.

About the Ship


Click Here for S.S. São Gabriel Deck Plan

S.S. São Gabriel embodies the beautiful Douro River Valley like no other ship in the region. Beautiful azulejos tilework, polished wood, and a summery palette bring the vivacity of Portugal onboard, while a sundeck pool beckons passengers to relax in the sunshine while soaking in the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. This Super Ship vessel offers an entire deck of lavishly appointed suites with butler service, as well as three different dining venues in which to experience the delectable wine and cuisine of the Douro River Valley.

Suite

French Balcony

Restaurant

Wine Cellar

Coffee Station

Bistro

Sun Deck

Pool

Bar/Lounge

Spa

Terms & Conditions

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    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    F&WT strongly recommends the purchase of (Allianz) travel insurance to safeguard your trip investment.

    FAQs


    Please note: Cruise escorts, experts scheduled to appear and onboard programming are subject to change with or without notice. For a complete listing of all tour conditions, please refer to the registration form.