Barca d′Alva is a historic village located in the northeastern corner of Portugal, on the banks of the Douro River. It is situated in a stunning natural setting, surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. Barca d′Alva is known for its well-preserved medieval architecture, including its narrow cobbled streets, whitewashed houses, and historic churches. The village is also home to a 12th-century castle, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Visitors can enjoy exploring the village′s historic center, wandering along the riverfront, and sampling the local cuisine and wines. Barca d′Alva is a popular starting point for exploring the Douro Valley, with boat tours and scenic drives available.

Running on Waves

A three-mast sailing vessel, rigging type – barquentine. With the length of 64 metres, she is one of the biggest sailing yachts in the world. Unique superyacht designed to provide amazing experience for its guests.


The two-masted schooner Amazone is an ice class sailing boat launched by Olivier van Meer Design in the Netherlands. She operates in high latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctica. She is capable of high speed but is equally comfortable while cruising.

Queen Isabel

  • Sailing countries: Portugal Portugal ...and other
  • Max guests: 118
  • Number of cabins: 59
  • Length over all: 79m

Véritable hôtel flottant haut de gamme, le M/S Queen Isabel est un magnifique bateau de croisière, le plus beau naviguant sur le Douro. Unique par son confort et son élégance, il offre à ses 118 passagers l’agrément d’une splendide navigation à travers la vallée du Douro, combinée à l’art de vivre portugais. Des cabines luxueuses et bien agencées, un service accueillant et soigné, une cuisine savoureuse et de qualité sont autant de contributions à une passionnante découverte du Portugal à travers une croisière fluviale.

Duoro Spirit

  • Sailing countries: Portugal Portugal ...and other