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Cruising on the Guadalquivir River

Andalusia - Tradition, Flamenco & Food

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Cruising on the Guadalquivir River
Come across Andalusia’s vibrant culture and gastronomy on this 8-day river cruise from Seville to Cordoba, Cadiz, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Isla Minima and Granada.
Cultural
Food & Wine
Nature
Independent tours
River

Highlights

Visit popular tourist attractions in Seville,  Cordoba, and Granada

Opportunity to observe wildlife while cruising along  Doñana National Park

Board your ship in Seville. Embark to the historic city of Cordoba, known for its Mesquita, one of the world’s greatest works of Islamic architecture. Afterward a guided tour of the city, return to Seville and explore the capital to see its many highlights, such as Plaza de España and the Royal Alcazar. Start sailing again to your next destination, cruising past Doñana National Park, a nature reserve home to migratory birds and other wildlife. Stop in Cadiz for a walking tour of this ancient port city and to join an excursion to Jerez to visit a local ganaderia. Back on board, on your way to El Puerto de Santa Maria, enjoy an evening of traditional Flamenco dancing. Tour the Osborne cellar and taste delicious wines before embarking towards Isla Minima. Visit an Andalusian hacienda and watch an entertaining equestrian show. Reach the stunning medieval city of Granada and explore its world-famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens. Finally, return to Seville for an excursion to a nature reserve before concluding your tour with a delightful gala evening and dinner.

 

2020 Guaranteed Departure Dates

20 & 27 February

5, 12, 19 & 26 March

2 & 9 April

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 October

12 November

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Included

All meals as per the itinerary, drinks included with meals and at the bar
Welcome cocktail
Official welcome from the captain and crew
Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
Headsets for excursions
Gala dinner

Excursions:

  • Tour of a bull-raising farm in Jerez
  • Observe migratory birds in a nature reserve
  • Tour of the Rábida Friary and the wharf of Christopher Columbus's caravels (from June to August)
  • Tasting of local specialties in a bodega

Itinerary

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Day 1
Seville

Passengers are welcome to board the ship at 5:00 pm. The evening is free. 

Dinner
Day 2
Seville - Cordoba - Seville

Join a guided tour of Cordoba, once part of the Caliphate of Cordoba. Afterwards, return to Seville. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Seville - Cadiz

Join a guided walking tour of Seville. This afternoon, start cruising past the Doñana National Park, arriving in Cádiz in the evening. On arrival, join a tour of Cádiz by night. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Cadis - El Puerto de Santa Maria

Join an excursion to Jerez and visit a "ganadería” (a property where bulls are raised). This afternoon, join a walking tour of Cádiz. Afterwards, cruise towards El Puerto de Santa Maria. Enjoy an evening of traditional Flamenco dancing on board. 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
El Puerto de Santa Maria - Isla Minima

Join a tour of the Osborne cellar and taste local wines*. Afterwards, cruise towards Isla Minima. Join a tour of a genuine Andalusian hacienda located on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, followed by an equestrian show.

Day 6
Seville - Granada - Seville

Join a guided tour of Granada. Discover the Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens. After your tour, return to Seville.

Day 7
Seville

In the morning, join an excursion to a nature reserve and tour with a forest guide. Enjoy free time in Seville this afternoon. Tonight's your gala evening and dinner.

Day 8
Seville

Disembark at 9:00 am. End of tour. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Spanish
Currency
Euro
7 nights
from AUD2,647
per person, twin share
20 February - 12 November 2020
Seville
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