10 nights on a Small Ship cruise
Enjoy Seville’s flare for flamenco at the Flamenco Museum and Show.
In Palma, join a local chef to hop from eatery to taverna in pursuit of the city’s finest tapas.
Designed Exclusively for APT guests
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options
Ola and welcome to Portugal! Once you’ve arrived in Lisbon, we’ll transfer you to your hotel with a welcome reception this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Lisbon, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz or similar
See the Lisbon by riding the city’s tramcars and exploring the Old Town. Visit World Heritage-listed Jeronimos Monastery, built in 1502 by King Manuel I, the monastery commemorates the explorer Vasco de Gama’s voyage to India. Dine with fellow guest tonight.Daily :
Today, around Serra de Sintra, mountains roll from each direction. Visit King Ferdinand II’s Park and National Palace of Pena before exploring Sintra, where you’ll find elaborate facades and luxuriant gardens at every turn. Later, board your ship and settle into your spacious suite before a welcome dinner.
Stay: 10 Nights, MS Caledonian SkyDaily :
Welcome to the Algarve, home to Portugal’s popular coastal resort region, where you’ll dock in the bustling city of Portimao. With a guide, stroll through the old town’s pretty plazas and heritage laneways, before digging into past archaeological finds at the Portimao Museum. Back on board, break for lunch before exploring more of Portimao this afternoon.Daily :
Perhaps head for one of the world’s oldest cities, Cadiz, where you’ll explore the city’s cathedrals and history. Alternatively, Jerez beckons with its Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. Then drop by one of the city’s sherry bodegas to sample this famous fortified wine.
Enjoy the chance to choose your activity today.Daily :
Enjoy Seville’s flare for flamenco at the Flamenco Museum and Show, before this evening’s departure.
Today, you’ll be treated to a cruise up the Guadalquivir River before docking in the heart of Seville. On a full day’s discovery of the Andalusian capital, visit the palace and gardens of Reales Alcazares and the Seville Cathedral with a guide. This evening, enjoy a Signature Experience.Daily :
Arrive in the Moroccan city of Tangier, gateway from Europe to Africa. Tour nearby Cape Spartel and the Caves of Hercules. Later, explore the history of Tangier’s Medina, Kasbah and Ville Nouvelle district. Visit labyrinthine souks filled with the scent of spices, where you might like to return during free time before a late departure this evening.Daily :
Step briefly on British overseas territory today, to see Gibraltar with a guide. Find macaques, limestone caves and a haul of Britannia memorabilia. Back aboard, continue to Malaga for an afternoon exploring the city’s historic sites. These include a Roman theatre, 19th-century bull ring and the city hall.Daily :
From Motril, spend the day in Granada, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Visit Granada’s Alhambra palace and fortress complex, the final stronghold for Spanish Moors, which includes the Generalife summer palace and gardens, and Alcazaba fortress. Break for a tapas lunch before more discoveries after, thanks to a late departure tonight.Daily :
In Cartagena join a local guide to explore the influences of the Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Arabs and Castilians on this port city. You’ll find Cartagena’s Roman amphitheatre restored to its former glory, before lunch back on deck, as your ship heads for Valencia.Daily :
Gargoyles, Gothic churches and grand palaces are all in store on a guided discovery of Valencia’s historic heart. You have the day to see Valencia’s modernist side too, including the City of Arts and Sciences complex and the Principe Felipe Science Museum. After lunch, take advantage of the shuttle back into Valencia’s centre to explore on your own.Daily :
Join a local chef to hop from eatery to taverna in pursuit of the city’s finest tapas.
Reach the shores of Mallorca today, where the island’s capital Palma presides over a sweeping white-sand bay. Head for the city’s historic quarter with a guide, who’ll lead you through a medieval maze of streets, revealing the district’s Moorish heritage. This afternoon, enjoy a Signature Experience.Daily :
After breakfast, we’ll transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.