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  • scenic-azure-portugal - Scenic Azure sails through the Douro River valley of Portugal.
  • Spain-Salamanca-cathedral - The New Cathedral, one of two major cathedrals in Salamanca, Spain, dates from the 16th century. See it on a cruise on the Douro River.
  • Portugal-Douro-bridge - A Douro River bridge near terraced hillsides in Portugal.

Scenic Azure: Luxury sailing on Portugal's Douro River

Health advisory: All guests and crew must be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to embarkation. Face coverings are not required on board.


Scenic Azure from international travel brand Scenic launched in April 2016 with a custom-built design tailored to navigate the picturesque Douro River of Portugal and Spain.

The luxury river ship has just 48 cabins and an almost 1:2 staff-to-guest ratio, so you're guaranteed attentive service during your time on board. Fully 87% of the ship's suites feature bespoke Scenic Sun Lounges, allowing you to enjoy the Portuguese sun.

All-inclusive experience 

From unlimited complimentary drinks to on-shore excursions, it's all included and pre-planned to ensure you make the most of your time on the Douro. 

Where Scenic Azure sails

Scenic Azure sails the Douro River of Portugal and Spain.

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Fast facts

96 Passengers [?]
36 Crew
4 Decks
2016 Maiden voyage
262 Length in feet
38 Width in feet (max beam)
48 cabins

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