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Riviera River Cruises to resume in Europe on the Douro in July

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The first departure of of the eight-day 'Douro, Porto and Salamanca River Cruise' will be July 2 aboard Douro Elegance
Riviera River Cruises plans to restart its European operations in July on Portugual's Douro River.

Passengers will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or present a negative test taken prior to arrival. If there’s a cost for a COVID-19 test, Riviera said it will pay for that.

July 2 on Douro Elegance

The first departure of the eight-day 'Douro, Porto and Salamanca River Cruise' will be July 2 aboard Douro Elegance. A four-day Lisbon extension is also available on select departure dates.

'We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be welcoming guests aboard our Douro River cruises this summer,' said Marilyn Conroy, EVP sales and marketing North America. She added the line will guarantee passengers are happy with their cruise by the second day or they can return home with a full refund.

Riviera said it will continue to evaluate travel guidelines throughout Europe and restart operations on additional rivers when possible.

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