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OUT on the Douro!

August 1 - 8, 2021

OUT on the Douro!
OUT on the Douro!

"OUT on the Douro!"

aboard Uniworld's S.S. Sao Gabriel

The ENTIRE ship...Just For US!!

Pack your bags...

and get ready to explore beautiful Portugal!  Hosted by LGBT travel veterans Gregg Kaminsky and Kelli Carpenter, this fully chartered LGBT cruise will offer fun, friendship and fantastic food!  Featuring LGBT entertainers, dance parties, theme nights, OPEN Bar and amazing daily excursions.


An extraordinary journey designed for culturally curious travelers. As you follow the Douro River through Portugal and into Spain, you’ll cruise past steeply terraced hillsides, quaint villages and acres of ripe vineyards. Enjoy private tastings of Port. 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. There’s no better way to discover Europe’s best-kept secret than this scenic and all-inclusive river cruise!

SS Soa Gabriel:  Launching in 2020

Debuting in April 2020, S.S. São Gabriel will be the newest ship on the Douro river. Designed to embody the beautiful Douro River Valley region, this ship will offer more lavishly appointed suites and bring the destination to life through its décor and delectable food and wine. Butler service will be added onboard, giving guests the option to dine at any time they’d like while enjoying the ship.

A cruise with Uniworld...

Boutique hotels are known for their destination-specific interior décor, gracious service, and carefully selected amenities, all of which provide an intimate, elegant, and relaxed experience. Similarly, Uniworld’s boutique river cruises allow guests to travel from one exciting destination to the next aboard a stylish floating hotel with inviting lounges, cozy libraries, panoramic restaurants, sumptuous cuisine, exquisite antiques and original art and luxurious riverview staterooms and suites. Meticulous attention to detail is readily apparent on every company-owned ship.

What to expect onboard:

  • Open bar

  • Daily Excursions

  • LGBT comedy

  • NYC-style piano bars

  • Special themed events

  • Cabaret singers

  • Dance parties

  • Three incredible meals each day

  • Cooking classes


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  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients

  • Gala Dinner

  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water



  • 6 days of excursions, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts

  • Guided “Do as the Locals Do” program

  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions

  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks



  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the chic S.S. São Gabriel

  • Beautifully appointed riverview staterooms and suites with hotel-style beds, draped in fine linens with a choice of pillows

  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access



  • 1 country: Portugal

  • Multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites

  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager

  • All transfers on arrival and departure days

  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

  • Captivating onboard local entertainment

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