6 Day Amazing Andalusa

Enchanting Villages, Traditional Architecture and Fabulous Cuisine
EXCURSIONS INCLUDED

SEVILLA - CADIZ - EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA - ISLA MINIMA - SEVILLA
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A flagship city in Spanish history, Seville where Christian and Muslim cultures lived in stimulating cohabitation, inherits its rich past with architectural treasures including the Palace of Las Dueñas. A captivating discovery in the heart of the white villages of Andalusia. Vejer de la Frontera, perched on a hill with its whitewashed houses and Conil de la Frontera and its white houses by the ocean.
An overview of Andalusian culture enhanced with tastings of typical flavors.

 

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

Seville is a key city in Spanish history which exudes joy and animation in each of the streets and squares of its old town. Heart of Andalusia, Seville inherits many architectural gems from its rich past.
In the morning, guided tour included: Seville and the Alcazar . Departure by coach to the Spanish Steps, a true tribute from Spain to America. You can admire, among other things, the benches decorated with mosaics which represent the Spanish provinces or the four bridges which cross the canal which represent the four ancient kingdoms of Spain. Continuation towards the Santa Cruz district and its typically Sevillian flowered patios, the old Jewish quarter renowned for the charm of its steep streets and shaded squares. Then, discover the Alcazar, a true oasis in the heart of Seville, it is made up of palaces and an extraordinary garden in which generations of monarchs have left their mark. Finally you will reach the cathedral, it remains today one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world.
Arrival at the end of the day in Cádiz. Free evening in Cádiz

DAY 3 CADIZ - The white village of Vejer de la Frontera

In the morning, visit included: Cádiz. Departure on foot towards the historic center of Cádiz. Standing at the end of a strip of land, Cádiz extends into the heart of a coastline of lagoons, beaches and salt marshes. Once coveted by the Phoenicians, Greeks and other tribes, the white city has retained over the centuries the old-fashioned charm of a historic center full of life. The winding streets of the medieval quarter and the more orderly streets of the Baroque part give it an undeniable appeal.
In the afternoon, visit included: the white village of Vejer de la Frontera. Vejer de la Frontera is one of the most enchanting white villages in Andalusia. Perched on the hill overlooking the Barbate river, you will be charmed by its narrow and winding streets, its whitewashed houses, its lush patios and its flat roofs with terraces. Continue to the fishing village of Conil de la Frontera. Located on the edge of the ocean, it resembles Greek fishing villages with its white houses overlooking the ocean. The historic center with its white houses, whitewashed streets and beautifully decorated patios bears witness to its Muslim past. At the end of the visit, tasting churros, a specialty of donuts to be dipped in melted chocolate.
Spanish-themed dinner and flamenco evening on board. In the night, navigation towards El Puerto de Santa Maria (2).

DAY 4 EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA - ISLA MINIMA

In the morning, included visit to a bodega and wine tasting. Departure on foot with the entertainment team for the bodega. Tasting of 3 wines accompanied by tapas. Among the many traditions, wine has always occupied a preponderant place in Andalusian culture. The exceptional climatic conditions make it possible to produce wines with the Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Designation of Origin.
Afternoon sailing to Isla Minima.
At the end of the afternoon, visit included to a typical Andalusian hacienda on Isla Minima located on the banks of the Guadalquivir. The Hacienda was originally a brava ranch. At the beginning of 1940, the Escobar family acquired almost the entire place and founded the Finca de Isla Minima there. It was the ideal place, thanks to the quality of the pastures, for breeding bulls and Carthusian horses. The owners of the place made it a model farm. Return to the boat after the show. Night navigation towards Seville.

DAY 5 SEVILLA - GRANADA (included excursion) - SEVILLA

In the morning, excursion included: guided tour of the Palace of Las Dueñas. Located in the Féria district, the palace was built between the 15th and 16th centuries and combines Mudejar, Gothic and Renaissance styles. It includes several buildings, patios and gardens. You will discover the stables, the lemon tree patio where the great poet Antonio Machado was born, the main patio with numerous works of art and decorative elements, then the gypsy living room, the center of the social life of this house, decorated of a sculpture by Mariano Benlliure. Several rooms illustrate the pillars of Andalusian culture: bullfighting, religion and flamenco.
Free afternoon in Seville.
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Optional excursion: day in Granada (only upon pre-reservation before departure). Departure by coach to Granada (road time 3 hours there and 3 hours return). You will visit the Alhambra, the Generalife and the historic center. Built on three hills, with the lofty, snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada as a backdrop, Granada delivers its most beautiful treasure, the Alhambra, upon arrival. The last city reconquered by the Catholic kings in the 15th century, you will be transported into an oriental atmosphere. Gastronomy, crafts and architecture are marked by its glorious past. Return by coach to Seville.
Gala.

DAY 6 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.**

 

  • ALL EXCURSIONS INCLUDED

    • Lively Seville, its cathedral and the Palacio de las Duenas
    • Cadiz, cradle of flamenco
    • Vejer de la Frontera, white village with steep streets and a captivating atmosphere
    • Visit to a typical Andalusian hacienda in Isla Minima
    • Granada(1) and the Alhambra Palace (available only through reservation before departure - full day tour - 3 hours round trip driving time)

 

2024 RATES:

Departure From Seville
Ship
Main Deck
Middle Deck

Upper Deck

15-Feb-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548
21-Feb-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548
26-Feb-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548
02-Mar-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548
05-Nov-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548
01-Jun-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548
10-Nov-24
La Belle de Cadix $994 $1,456 $1,548

 

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, 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.