Spain and Portugal

SXS_AIPP - 8 days from $2,826

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SEVILLE - CADIZ - ALCOUTIM - VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTONIO - EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA - ISLA MINIMA - SEVILLE

DAY 1: France - SEVILLE

Passengers are welcome to board our ship starting at 5:00 p.m. in Seville. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. The evening is yours to do as you please. We’ll remain in port overnight.

DAY 2: SEVILLE - CADIZ

Excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : tour of Seville. The city of Seville is truly a bewitching artistic and cultural city.
DISCOVERY as a supplement : guided bike tour of Seville. The best way to see everything in a few hours! Each participant will be able to choose their own bike for this morning guided tour of Seville.
Afternoon spend sailing along the great river Guadalquivir. The name comes from the Arabic “al-wadi al-kabir”, meaning “Great Valley”, and is evocative of when the Moors reigned over Al-Andalus.
Arrival in the evening in Cadix. Excursion common for both packages : flamenco evening in Cádiz (1). Overnight.

DAY 3: CADIZ

Excursion common for both packages : Jerez and visit to a “ganadería” (a property where bulls are raised) and the chance to learn about this living symbol of Spanish culture.
In the afternoon, excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : Cádiz and its cathedral.
DISCOVERY as a supplement : hike the waterfront in Cadiz. Walk along the oceanfront to the Castle of San Sebastián. According to legend, the Temple of Kronos (a Titan of the Greek gods) was first built here.
Evening of entertainment on board. The cruise continues to Alcoutim. Overnight.

DAY 4: ALCOUTIM - VILA REAL (Portugal)

Cruise along the Guadiana to Alcoutim. Passing fabulous landscapes and villages that time has forgotten. Free time in Alcoutim. Departure of the cruise to Vila Real de San Antonio.
Excursion common for both packages : Faro, capital city of the Algarve.
Evening of a Fado show on board. Start cruising in the evening towards El Puerto de Santa Maria. Cruising during the night.

DAY 5: EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA - ISLA MINIMA

Arrival early in the morning.
Excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : with your accompanist, tour of the Osborne cellar and tasting of local wines.
DISCOVERY as a supplement : hike in Sanlucar, leaving from el Puerto de Santa Maria. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by your guide, and you’ll set out for a hike in Doñana National Park. The path is easy to walk and perfectly adapted for everyone. Here you’ll be able to admire the local plant life, including the fragrant pine and eucalyptus trees.
In the afternoon, cruise to Isla Minima. We will pass through the Doñana National Park, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve, and the city of Sanlucar de Barrameda, where the river joins the Atlantic Ocean. Tour of a genuine Andalusian hacienda located on the banks of the Guadalquivir followed by an equestrian show. Return on board and cruise to Seville. Cruising during the night.

DAY 6: SEVILLE - GRANADA - SEVILLE

Excursion common for both packages : full-day excursion to Granada. This grandiose and verdant site owes its prestige to its Moorish monuments, especially the Alhambra: a palace straight out of the 1001 Nights and to the Generalife, a pleasure palace with attached romantic gardens.
Return on board. Evening of entertainment on board.

DAY 7: SEVILLE - CORDOBA - SEVILLE

Excursions proposed :
CLASSIC : full-day guided visit of Córdoba, once part of the Caliphate.
DISCOVERY as a supplement : touring the courtyards of Cordoba on a Segway. Leave Seville by coach for Córdoba. Tour the beautiful courtyards of Córdoba on your very own Segway. The festival celebrating the courtyards was added to the UNESCO Intangible Heritage list in 2012. The courtyards are located in the historical heart of the Jewish Quarter, close to the Alcazar.
Free time and return on board in Seville. Gala evening.

DAY 8: SEVILLE - France

Disembark at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

 

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. (1) Flamenco evening in Cádiz on Day 2 or in Seville on Day 1, subject to availability. Alcohol can damage your health. Please drink in moderation.
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Formula port/port, without transfer.

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GOLF IN ANDALUSIA

Spain has a vast range of magnificent golf courses. Its excellent year-round climate and the quality of its courses suitable for all abilities make it one of the world’s best destinations for playing golf.

Play golf on 4 high-quality courses:
Hato Verde Golf Club in Seville
Golf Mélia Sancti Petri Golf Club in Cadiz
Costa Ballena Golf Club in El Puerto de Santa Maria
Zaudin Golf Club in Seville

Please refer to our special golf program – SXS_GOLF