Secrets of the Douro River with Michael Bonacini

Bucket List | Dec 15 | 2019 | No Comment

Secrets of the Douro River with Michael Bonacini

August 8 – 15, 2020

This river cruise could cross a number of items off your bucket list all in one amazing vacation!

Join celebrity chef Michael Bonacini on this 8 day roundtrip cruise from Porto. Discover the Douro Valley’s most inspiring destinations including Régua, Pocinho, Pinhao and stunning Salamanca.

Discover Europe’s best-kept secret – Portugal – on this exclusive trip with MasterChef Canada’s Michael Bonacini.


  • 7 nights on board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
  • Round-trip Airfare to Portugal
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director
  • Exclusive culinary experiences from Celebrity Chef Michael Bonacini
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities


  • Visit to Quinta do Tedo with Port tasting
  • Exclusive: Guided tour of Salamanca and market shopping with Michael Bonacini
  • Excursion to Côa Valley Museum
  • Tour of Baroque Village of Lamego & Our Lady of Remedies Sanctuary
  • Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Porto’s old town


  • Sunset cruise through Porto
  • Exclusive: Celebrity Chef Cooking demonstration with audience assistant
  • Portuguese Cooking demonstration on board
  • Port cocktail lesson on board
  • Tuna music performance in Salamanca
  • Casa Painova product tasting on board
  • Exclusive: Join Michael Bonacini for Highlight dinner and entertainment at Quinta da Pacheca
  • Mosaic tile painting lesson on board


  • Guided walk through the vineyards of Quinta do Tedo
  • Canoeing in Pocinho
  • Walking down the stairs of the Our Lady of Remedies Sanctuary
  • Guided active walking tour of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Porto’s old town


  • 19 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 5 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Captain’s Welcome Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board
  • Exclusive: Invitation to cocktail party hosted by Michael Bonacini
  • Exclusive: Highlight on board dinner prepared by Michael Bonacini showcasing local specialties

If you book this vacation by January 11, 2020 you will receive this
– Exclusive offer –

Receive included round-trip airfare to Porto, plus enjoy unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks all day, every day while on board Emerald Radiance! This is your perfect opportunity to save money on this exclusive special cruise and learn from and mingle with with Chef Bonacini and other like-minded guests over food and wine appreciation.

Whether you are a foodie, a wine lover, a MasterChef Canada fan, or just want to sit back and watch the incredible scenery float by this holiday has something for everyone!

Contact your favourite Robert Q Agent or click here for more info.