The Maine Historical Society is sponsoring an ocean and river cruise through parts of Spain and Portugal in October 2011. The entire trip will be Oct. 7-23, 2011, and will cost $4,838 per person, but there is a discount for tickets paid in full by this Oct. 31.

The group cruises seven days on Azamara Journey from Barcelona, Spain, to Lisbon, Portugal, visiting such ports of call as Palamos, Palma de Mallorca, Granada and Seville, Spain.

After two nights in Lisbon, the group will board Uniworld’s new Douro Spirit for a seven-day cruise on the Duoro River through Portugal and Spain, a UNESCO World Heritage valley. Among stops will be Coimbra, the “Birthplace of Kings,” and Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges” with its medieval city center.

People can take either of the two tour sections or both. The ocean cruise is $1,998; the river cruise is $2,591 and the stay in Lisbon is $249. For reservations and information call: Hewins Travel at 800-370-0888, Ext. 1207/1209 or AAA Travel at 800-222-3760.