When travelers visit Portugal, they tend to focus on the southern part of the country, such as the sunny beaches of the Algarve. But I’ve always been more intrigued by the northern region, particularly the pristine and stunningly beautiful Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here are my top 10 reasons to take a Douro river cruise with AMA Waterways:
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