Delights of Andalusia


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    Travel to the heart of Andalusia and the Algarve. Along the Guadalquivir discover the town of Cordoba, which combines perfectly history and modernity. Visit Seville and its Alcázar palace, an astonishing mix of architectural styles. Then be carried away by the sublime city of Granada which offers a multitude of magnificent sites to visit. You will be dazzled by the beauty of its cathedral which houses the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Enjoy an unforgettable change of sceneries throughout your journey and not forgetting the Doñana Natural Park.

    Highlights

    • Discover Andalusia and Algarve in one cruise
    • Andalusia’s Golden Triangle: Seville(1), Cordoba(1) and Granada
    • Late afternoon in a genuine Andalusian hacienda
    • Excursion to Granada
    • Journey to the heart of Spanish and Portuguese traditions
    • Alcoutim, an authentic Portuguese village

    DAY 1: SEVILLE
    Passengers are welcome to board at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, meet the crew at a welcome cocktail. The evening is yours to do as you please.

    DAY 2: SEVILLE – CÓRDOBA – SEVILLE
    Optional excursion: Guided tour of Córdoba and its Mosque-Cathedral.

    DAY 3: SEVILLE – CADIZ
    You may like to join an optional excursion:
    CLASSIC: Tour of Seville and discovery of the Alcazar and the cathedral.
    DISCOVERY: Guided bike tour of Seville passing the most beautiful monuments of the city. Tour of the Alcazar, among the oldest royal palaces in Europe.
    The afternoon will be spent sailing. Tonight, join us for an optional Flamenco evening.

    DAY 4: CADIZ – JEREZ – CADIZ
    This morning, you may choose to take part in an optional excursion to Jerez and visit to a “ganadería¿.
    In the afternoon, join the optional excursions are: 
    CLASSIC: Cádiz and its cathedral.
    DISCOVERY: Hike along the oceanfront in Cadiz to the Castle of San Sebastián, followed by a tasting of local products.
    Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

    DAY 5: ALCOUTIM – VILA REAL (PORTUGAL)
    We’ll cruise along the Guadiana towards Alcoutim. Enjoy time at leisure to discover Alcoutim. We’ll return on board and depart towards Vila Real de San Antonio. Today’s an optional excursion is a guided tour of Faro, capital city of the Algarve, and Tavira, with its contrasting mixture of former fishing village and middle-class housing.
    Enjoy an evening of Fado entertainment on board. We’ll start cruising in the evening towards El Puerto de Santa Maria. Our ship will cruise through the night.

    DAY 6: EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA – ISLA MINIMA – SEVILLE
    Arrival early in the morning.
    Today’s optional excursions are:
    CLASSIC: Tour of the Osborne cellar and tasting of local wines*.
    DISCOVERY: Stroll in Sanlucar de Barrameda through the Doñana National Park, one of the largest biosphere reserves in Europe.
    This afternoon, we’ll cruise to Isla Minima, passing the Doñana National Park, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve, and the city of Sanlucar de Barrameda. We’ll tour a genuine Andalusian hacienda located on the banks of the Guadalquivir followed by an equestrian show. Afterwards, we’ll return on board and start cruising towards Seville. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.

    DAY 7: SEVILLE – GRANADA – SEVILLE
    There is an included excursion of a 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. We’ll return on board after our tour for our gala evening and dinner.

    DAY 8: SEVILLE
    Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

    This pricing is for 2020

    Trip code – Croisi SXS-AIPP

    Images courtesy of Croisi Europe