Globus, Avalon Waterways Launch New 2024 Portugal Programs

There’s no doubt Portugal is a hot destination these days. In fact, the Globus family of brands reports that the company’s bookings to Portugal were up 80% in 2023 compared to 2022.

To that end, Globus and Avalon are introducing new tours, a new Suite Ship and river cruise to the destination in 2024.

Taste of Portugal is an 11-day tour from Porto to Lisbon and is new in 2024. As well, Globus is offering two new extensions – one that features Madeira, while the other features Azores.

Avalon Waterways makes its debut in Portugal in 2024 with its new, Suite Ship – the Avalon Alegria.

The Alegria sets sail in March 2024 and was built exclusively to sail the Douro and features 14 Deluxe Staterooms and 37 Panorama Suites, accommodating just 102 guests and 33 crew. It will operate a cruise called ‘Vida Portugal: Vineyards & Villages Along the Douro, 8 days from Porto to Porto.’

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