8 Day Spainish Rivers Cruise
SEVILLA - CADIZ - ALCOUTIM - VILA REAL (PORTUGAL) -
EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA - ISLA MINIMA- SEVILLA - GRANADA - CORDOBA - SEVILLA
DAY 1 SEVILLA
Check in from 5.00pm. Settling into your cabin and presentation of the crew. A welcome cocktail will be served in the lounge, followed by dinner on board. Free evening in Sevilla. Overnight stopover.
DAY 2 SEVILLA - CADIZ
Full board on board. Optional tour of Seville. The city of Seville is truly a bewitching artistic and cultural city. 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. Optional excursion to an evening of Flamenco in Cádiz (1). Overnight.
DAY 3 CADIZ
Full board on board. Optional excursion to 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, optional excursion to Cádiz and its cathedral. Evening of entertainment on board. The cruise continues to Alcoutim. Overnight.
DAY 4 ALCOUTIM - VILA REAL (Portugal)
Full board on board. 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. Optional excursion to 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
Full board on board. Arrival early in the morning. With your accompanist, optional tour of the Osborne cellar and tasting of local wines. 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 SEVILLA - GRANADA (included excursion) - SEVILLA
Early morning arrival in Sevilla and buffet breakfast on board. Today is entirely devoted to a visit to Granada. The coach sets off early this morning to Granada and we have a guided visit of the town. Set against the impressive mountain range of the Sierra Nevada as a natural backdrop, Granada, renowned for its energy and dynamism, was built on the slopes of three hills: the Albaicin, the Sacromonte and the Alhambra. We visit the Alhambra, the genuine palace of 1001 nights and the Generalife, the former summer residence of the Kings. After lunch in a local restaurant, we have a little free time in Granada before we return by coach to Sevilla. After dinner on board, the crew provide an evening of entertainment. The rest of the evening is free.
DAY 7 SEVILLA - CORDOBA(2) - SEVILLA
Breakfast on board. Day devoted to the optional tour of Córdoba. Departure by coach in the morning heading for Córdoba, the city of the Caliphs. Guided tour of the city. You will discover the mosque-cathedral, a veritable forest of columns, no less than 856, adorned with jasper, granite and precious marble; the Juderia, the former Jewish quarter and its white lanes adorned with flowers and its typical houses opening onto their superb patios. Lunch in a restaurant. Free time then back to Sevilla where our boat is moored. Dinner on a Spanish theme on board, free evening.
DAY 8 SEVILLA
Breakfast on board. Disembarkation at 9.00am. End of our journey.
**Please note that this is a bi-lingual ship with information provided in both English and French, & an international cruise host on board.**
2016 / 2017 RATES:
Departure From Seville
|01-Sep-16||La Belle de Cadix||$1,816||$2,073||$2,169|
|15-Sep-16||La Belle de Cadix||$1,816||$2,073||$2,169|
|04-May-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|18-May-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|25-May-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|01-Jun-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|08-Jun-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|31-Aug-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|14-Sep-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|21-Sep-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
|28-Sep-17||La Belle de Cadix||$1,890||$2,154||$2,254|
Prices Include: Full board cruise from dinner of the first day to breakfast of the last day in a double cabin with showers and toilets, welcome drink, entertainment, the Captain's evening, the assistance of our hostess on board, FREE Wi-Fi and port taxes. DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDED - Soft Drinks, as well as tea and coffee specialties, Beer, sparkling white wine, Cremant and Prosecco (in a glass), as well as open wines and daily recommendations from the wine menu (by the glass), Cocktails and long drinks throughout the day and evening.
Prices Do Not Include: Drinks, not listed above, insurance and optional excursions.
For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise.