Day 1: UK - Seville
On arrival you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship for embarkation. (D)
Day 2: Seville - Córdoba - Seville
Take in Spain’s ‘City of Caliphs’, the magnificent Moorish city of Córdoba. See the breathtaking Great Mosque, famed as one of the greatest feats of Islamic architecture outside the Arab world and a veritable forest of intricately decorated pillars, each adorned with jasper, granite or precious marble. Also visit the quaint former Jewish quarter. After lunch in a traditional Córdoban restaurant, enjoy free time before returning to your ship in Seville. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Seville - Cadiz.
Explore Seville on this morning’s excursion, taking in the spectacular cathedral, the famous Alcazar Palace and its gorgeous gardens, tranquil Maria Luisa Park and the seductive Santa Cruz district. Return to your ship for lunch and set sail on the glorious Guadalquivir, Andalucia’s longest river, cruising past picturesque rice and cotton fields en route to Cadiz. This evening explore Cadiz by night on the included walking tour. (B,L,D)
Day 4: Cadiz - Jerez - Cadiz - El Puerto de Santa Maria.
This morning, set out on an included excursion to Jerez, Cradle of Spain’s sherry-making, flamenco and equestrian traditions. Jerez is laden with scented orange trees, beautiful squares and lively bodegas. Later, there is the included walking tour of Cadiz. Tonight, enjoy a flamenco dancing evening and dinner on board as you cruise towards El Puerto de Santa Maria. (B,L,D)
Day 5: El Puerto de Santa Maria - Isla Minima.
Today, tour the Osborne cellar and taste a selection of local wines. Afterwards, cruise towards Isla Minima. Tour a genuine Andalusian hacienda located on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, followed by an equestrian show. Later, return to the ship and start ailing towards Seville. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Seville - Granada - Seville
Enjoy a guided tour of the town and a visit to the Alhambra Palace. After lunch in a local restaurant, spend time exploring more of Granada’s main sights before returning to your ship in Seville for dinner. This evening is at leisure. (B,L,D)
Day 7: Seville
This morning, drive to a nature reserve for a tour with a forest guide. This area of unspoilt natural beauty has preserved its own special character. Visit a bird watching area to admire the amazing variety of bird species including waders, gulls and ducks. Head back to your ship for lunch before a free afternoon to explore Seville at your own pace. (B,L,D)
Day 8: Seville - UK
After breakfast , disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)
NOTE: Included excursions are subject to change.