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Greenland Portugal River Cruise

Join Rod & Deb from Greenland Garden Centre on a Portugal River Cruise!

Meaning “River of Gold,” the Douro River lives up to its name by revealing priceless gems along sloping vineyards and sleepy villages where rugged landscapes have been tamed for centuries to produce a bounty of wines and cuisine. Prepare to be swept away by Douro’s timeless treasures and traditions, family farms, fevered Fado music, and mouth-watering culinary creations.  

August 31 – September 11 , 2024


Newwest Travel – Greenland Garden River Cruise Includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from Edmonton to Europe
  • 11-day river cruise & tour with sightseeing, outings, and excursions with local guides
  • 3-night’ pre-cruise accommodation & tour in Lisbon with daily breakfast
  • 7-nights’ accommodation onboard the brand-new, award-winning Avalon Alegria
  • Meals included onboard the ship: Daily full buffet breakfast; Daily lunch buffet; Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the main Dining Room (Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner)
  • Pre-paid gratuities for the ship crew and cruise director onboard the ship. (Any service off the ship; tips are not included)
  • Private round-trip airport & cruise transfers
  • Escorted by Rod & Deb from Greenland Garden Centre
  • Bon Voyage reception at Greenland Garden Centre in Edmonton prior to departure




Exclusive Promotion: Book your Portugal River Cruise by April 15 to save $500 per person off the listed rates!



Included Onboard Amenities:

Avalon Suite Fleet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
  • Panoramic windows throughout the ship
  • Elegant, contemporary design & decor
  • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director
  • Sky Deck with whirlpool, shade awnings, game area and premium lounges
  • Covered Observation Lounge
  • Club Lounge with 24-hour self-serve beverage station with complimentary cappuccinos, lattes, tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees, as well as treats throughout the day
  • Non-smoking interior

Fitness & Wellness

  • Fitness Center
  • Avalon Adventure Center
Your place for active gear and excursions, including
  • Bikes
  • Canoe, kayak and jogging excursions
  • Maps for hiking, biking and jogging routes
  • Fitness and wellness activities
  • FitBits®
  • Active shore excursions, both included and optional


  • FlexDining for more venue and seating options, including flexible seating times in our main Dining Room
  • Avalon Fresh healthy cuisine options at every meal
  • Complimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, or soft drinks with every lunch and dinner
  • Early and Late Riser breakfast options
  • Daily full buffet breakfast with made-to-order egg station, hot and cold menu items
  • Daily lunch buffet with pasta or carving stations
  • Alternative light lunch or Sky Grill on the Sky Deck (weather permitting)
  • Daily Afternoon Tea featuring tea, coffee, sweet treats & sandwiches
  • Daily four-course a la carte dinner in the main Dining Room with choice of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees and desserts. Includes selections of regional recipes, Western dishes and vegetarian options.
  • Alternative Panorama Bistro dinner, featuring regional specialties and small plates
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions and dinners with sparkling wine and canapés
  • Panorama Lounge featuring premium spirits and Avalon specialty cocktails, along with local entertainment
  • Cocktails available on the Sky Deck
  • Fresh fruit available throughout the day


Tour prices are subject to change without notice. Prices are per person based on room occupancy and are non-refundable. Extended stays are available, please inquire with Newwest Travel. Upgrades to Business Class airfare are available. This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days and shorter days with more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up-stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected. Tour itinerary is subject to change.  Past Globus Family of Brands travelers may qualify for an additional Welcome Back Credit, contact Newwest Travel for more information. Read more about Newwest Travel’s Terms & Conditions and Travel Disclaimers

Single Occupancy Category D Stateroom


Single Occupancy Category B Panorama Suite


Single Occupancy Category A Panorama Suite


Single Occupany Category P Panorama Suite


Double Occupancy Category D Stateroom


Double Occupancy Category B Panorama Suite


Double Occupancy Category A Panorama Suite


Double Occupancy Category P Panorama Suite


All taxes included