Be met on arrival in London and transfer to your small ship in Dover. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.
Stay: 11 Nights: MS Island SkyDaily :
Enjoy a guided tour of the World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coastline, one of the most important and prolific fossil sites. Continue by coach towards Lyme Regis and stop for lunch at a restaurant overlooking the coast. Enjoy free time to explore the mill which has delivered flour to the local community since the 1300s and visit an artisan's workshop.Daily :
Dock in Saint Malo and journey to the island of Mont Saint-Michel for a walk up the steep path to the abbey. Continue to Cancale and visit an oyster farm for a tasting. Alternatively, discover Saint Malo’s colourful history on a tour of the old city, including a tasting of local cider and biscuits.Daily :
At Quimper, discover a long tradition of pottery making and visit the 13th-century Cathedral of Saint Corentin. Continue to the medieval village of Locronan.Daily :
Visit the well-conserved Vauban Citadel and explore its various quarters. Hear about the intriguing history of pirates and armies who invaded the island. Enjoy wonderful views over Le Palais port and little town, the coastline and far away islands and free time in the town.Daily :
Travel to World Heritage-listed Bordeaux and enjoy a splendid panoramic tour, followed by a guided walk through Old Bordeaux, including the Place de la Bourse and the Gothic Saint Andrew's Cathedral. Enjoy an evening stroll as your ship docks overnight in port at Bordeaux to get to know this intoxicating city.Daily :
Drive to the Saint Emilion region through Entre-Deux-Mers and Pomerol vineyards where Merlot grape dominates. Visit a wine chateau for a tasting and learn the techniques of wine making. See the magnificent Saint-Emilion village with free time to explore the town with buildings from the 8th to 12th century. You will alsosee the Cadene Gate and the King's Tower. Return to your ship for dinner.Daily :
On a tour of Bilbao visit an old warehouse, the Transporter Bridge, and Moyúa Square, before a walk to the Guggenheim Museum. Enjoy a guided tour through the museum's contemporary art collection.Daily :
Start today with a visit to Mirador de la Providencia, overlooking Gijon and the Cantabric Coast. The tour continues to the Laboral City of Culture to explore its gardens and mail square. Next stop is at a traditional cider llagar to savour the local cider and Asturian cheese. A walk around the Old Quarter, brings you to Gijon’s main tourist attraction, Marqués Square. Continue to the Mayor Square and enjoy free time to explore the narrow streets of the city centre.Daily :
Perhaps discover A Coruna’s food scene with a tour from the pier to the local markets, savouring local tapas with fine local wines. Alternatively, set off on a bicycle tour, passing by the Galleries, San Anton Castle and the Tower of Hercules.
Stay: 14 Nights: MS Island SkyDaily :
Arrive in Porto and head to the wine country of the Douro Valley. Stop at Amarante, a small town with charming 16th-century houses overlooking the Tamega River. Visit a Portuguese family estate, where you’ll enjoy a wine tasting before a traditional lunch with the family.Daily :
Discover Lisbon’s grand history on a guided tour today. Tonight, enjoy dinner while luxuriating in Lisbon’s soulful setting.
Stay: Two Nights: Tivoli Lisboa HotelDaily :
Today’s excursion takes you into the picturesque mountain range of Serra de Sintra. Visit the World Heritage-listed Pena National Palace set within a picturesque backdrop and take a guided tour of Sintra, the town below. Enjoy lunch at your leisure before returning to Lisbon via the spectacular coastal route. During your final evening in Lisbon, you may wish to try one of the many incredible local restaurants.Daily :
Depart for the famous land of Don Quixote, stopping in the coastal city of Faro for a tantalising chicken piri-piri lunch, a local and much-loved specialty. Cross the Spanish border and continue to Seville.
Stay: Two Nights: Seville, Grand Melia Colon Sevilla or similarDaily :
Today’s excursion takes you to the city of Jerez where you’ll visit the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. Later, savour a gourmet lunch and sherry tasting at one of the city’s famous sherry bodegas.Daily :
Your sightseeing in Seville begins with a guided tour. Visit the Alcázar and see the Seville Cathedral and Giralda Tower. Later, travel to Granada where tonight you’ll enjoy dinner and a fiery flamenco performance in one of the city’s spectacular gypsy caves.
Stay: Two Nights: Granada, AC Palacio De Santa Paula or similarDaily :
Explore the World Heritage-listed Alhambra on a guided tour today. The Alhambra is the pinnacle of Moorish art and architecture.Daily :
On your way to Cordoba, tour the World Heritage-listed twin towns of Baeza and Ubeda, seeing some of the best examples of Renaissance architecture in the world. Learn about how these two towns are steeped in historic and artistic importance.
Stay: Two Nights: Hotel Hospes Palacio del Bailio Cordoba or similarDaily :
Visit the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Mezquita, seen as one of the most important Moorish buildings in Europe. Also visit the historic Jewish Quarter. Later, enjoy some free time to explore this intriguing city by foot or bicycle.Daily :
Head to the historic city of Toledo, Spain’s delightful medieval capital. Take a guided tour through its narrow streets, then make your way to Madrid. Enjoy the opportunity to sample the famed local fare at a special tapas dinner tonight.
Stay: Two Night Stay: Westin Palace Madrid or similarDaily :
After breakfast this morning, head out on a city tour, taking you to some of Madrid’s best-loved sights including the Royal Palace, Buen Retiro Park and the Plaza Mayor. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the many sights of Madrid.Daily :
Head to the renowned Prado Museum for a guided tour before travelling by train to captivating Barcelona.
Stay: Two Nights: Barcelona, Le Meridien BarcelonaDaily :
Today, join a city tour, taking in the famous sights as well as the incredible structures that collectively are World Heritage-listed as 'works under Antoni Gaudi'. See the Sagrada Família, an unfinished yet breathtaking Roman Catholic Church that is considered the icon of Barcelona. Explore Park Güell, one of the city’s famous attractions, and admire a collection of Gaudí’s sculptures and architecture. Conclude the day with a special flamenco themed Farewell Dinner that lets you embrace the vibrant spirit which typifies the Spanish culture.Daily :
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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