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    7-Night Lisbon & Douro River CME Cruise June 1-8, 2019

    June 1, 2019 • June 8, 2019

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7-Night Lisbon & Douro River CME Cruise June 1-8, 2019

Experience luxury travelling onboard an intimate river cruise as you sail along the beautiful Douro River. Enjoy an optional 2-night Lisbon pre-cruise package.

7-Night Lisbon & Douro River CME Cruise June 1-8, 2019


Dr. John Axler

Dr. John Axler


Topic: Primary Care Faculty Advisory Board Member

John Axler, MD, CCFP, F.C.F.P. is an Assistant Professor, in the U of T, Faculty of Medicine,...

Dr. Sol Stern

B.Sc., M.Sc., MD Family Physician

Topic: Family Medicine & Pain Management

  • Obtained his MD from the University of Toronto in 1982 after obtaining a BSc and MSc at t...

Additional Noteworthy Features

The 102-passenger AmaDouro makes her debut on Portugal and Spain’s Douro River in 2019. Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms range in size from 161-215 sq. ft., or indulge even more in one of the suites at 323 sq. ft. Most staterooms have balconies. Additional stateroom amenities include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. In the bathroom, enjoy multi-jet shower heads. AmaDouro offers a host of added comforts and conveniences, including a stylish and inviting Main Lounge, a spa, fitness room, Sun Deck swimming pool and a gift shop. As a member of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the exclusive international culinary society, you'll be treated to exquisite, locally-inspired cuisine always paired with unlimited wine, as well as beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner in Main Restaurant.

At AmaWaterways, we love what we do — providing our guests with the best travel experiences possible. In fact, “Ama” is derived from the Latin word for “love.” It is a concept that permeates every aspect of our river cruises, from the design of our ships to the development of our itineraries to the high levels of service we deliver to our guests. It is a philosophy that drives our attention to detail, constant innovation and culture of always making our guests our top priority. It is the reason our guests all have a story about why it was the best cruise they’ve ever taken. When you sail with AmaWaterways, you will experience the luxury of more – more ways to discover, more ways to indulge and more onboard amenities. With an award-winning fleet, critically acclaimed dining and unique tour options, you will have the trip of a lifetime on our cruises.

  • In-room temperature control
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
  • Large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
  • Entertainment on Demand system providing complimentary TV, movies and music library
  • Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Desk and chair


This course is designed for Family Physicians, Specialists, and Allied Health Care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs assessment to facilitate the faculty with the development of their presentations.


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  • Sat, June 1 Porto, Portugal


  • Sun, June 2 Porto, Portugal

    Depart Porto: 7:00 am


    CME: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


    Arrive: Regua: 1:00 pm



  • Mon, June 3 Peso Da Regua, Portugal

    Depart Regua: 12:30 am


    Arrive Barca d'Alva: 7:30 am


    CME: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Tues, June 4 Portugal

    Depart Barca d'Alva: 11:45 

    Arrive Vega Terron: 12:00 am

  • Wed, June 5 Pinhao, Portugal

    Depart Vega Terron: 5:00 pm

    Arrive Pinhao: 6:00 


    CME: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Thurs, June 6 Marco de Canaveses Municipality, Portugal

    Depart Pinhao: 7:00 am


    Arrive Regua: 8:45 am


    Depart Regua: 1:00 pm


    CME: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


    Arrive Bitetos: 6:00 pm

  • Fri, June 7 Porto, Portugal

    Depart Bitetos: 6:00 am


    CME: 8:00 am - 10:00 am


    Arrive Porto: 9:00 am

  • Sat, June 8 Porto, Portugal


Our Group Will Be Visiting Many Exciting Stops

Day 1: Porto

Embark your cruise in Porto. Gather on board tonight for your Welcome Dinner.

Day 2: Régua

This afternoon, you will have an excursion to ancient and picturesque Lamego, home to one of the most important pilgrimage sites in all of Portugal, the Nossa Senhora dos Remédios (Sanctuary of ...

Day 3: Barca d’Alva

Spend some leisurely time soaking up the beauty of the Douro River as you cruise to Barca d’Alva, where you will visit Castelo Rodrigo. Tour Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, a small fortified villag...

Day 4: Barca d’Alva

Drive to Salamanca today for a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, located at the center of Spain’s Castilla y León region. Built of golden sandstone, Salamanca is known as a “living museum...

Day 5: Pinhão

Today we have something special planned. Be treated to an exclusive lunch at Quinta da Avessada, where you’ll enjoy an authentic and traditional dining experience complete with entertainment. Th...

Day 6: Régua

This morning, cruise to Régua for a morning excursion to the Baroquestyle Palacio de Mateus and its gardens, located in the beautiful Trás-os-Montes region near the city of Vila Real. Inside the...

Day 7: Porto

Your ship arrives in Porto, the capital of northern Portugal, early this morning. Your escorted tour of the historical quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, includes a number of iconic sights: ...

Day 8: Porto

Your cruise comes to an end as you prepare for your homeward flight.