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AmaVida Review

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Port Wine & Flamenco Douro River - pre-extension Lisbon / post-extension Madrid

Review for AmaVida to Europe River
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bobalink
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2017
Cabin: Balcony Stateroom
Pinhao Quay
AmaVida Sun Deck
Captain Bernardino Pereira, peeking out of the lowered wheelhouse. Going th
Onboard entertainment in the lounge. A "tuna" musical show, very go
We were invited to dinner with our Cruise Manager, Christian Abker and Capt
Bathroom in room 315
Room 315
Room 315 - notice we were tied up to another ship.

This was our 3rd river cruise with AmaWaterways (prior: Danube and Seine.) We have done a bit of traveling in Europe, a mix of ocean cruises, scheduled tours, and some “do it yourself” and driving. We’re an active couple, still working to support our travel habit. We chose this itinerary because we had never seen Portugal and wanted to see more of Spain. We do enjoy wine, and visiting the wineries was of interest, but not the primary reason.

Air travel: Booked our flights about 4 months in advance, with Air France. Los Angeles to Lisbon, with a short layover in Paris. Smooth, no problems.

Transportation from Lisbon Airport to hotel: We went right out the doors at the airport and got in the queue for a taxi. I think it was under 15 euros to the hotel.

Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom

Cabin A

Our room was small, but there is ample storage. We had a balcony that we really could not use while in port because often, we were tied up to other boats.

Port Reviews

Pinhao

Quaint little town, pretty train station.

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