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Luxury

Spain, Portugal & Morocco Discovery

Lisbon to Barcelona
14 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NOBCLB15
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 13 destinations
  • Cruise the Guadalquivir River into the heart of Seville

  • Join a local chef on a food adventure through Palma
  • In Barcelona, enjoy a before-hours visit to Casa Vicens, the first of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces.
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 35 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Four nights luxury land accommodation
  • 10 nights on the small ship MS Caledonian Sky
  • Expert APT expedition leader and team

Map & Itinerary

Europe map NOBCLB15 2021
Lisbon to Barcelona

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Olá 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 Jerónimos 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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Large city square with grand fountain in the centre, Lisbon

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 Sky

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  • Dinner

Welcome to the Algarve, home to Portugal’s popular coastal resort region, where you’ll dock in the bustling city of Portimão. With a guide, stroll through the old town’s pretty plazas and heritage laneways, before digging into past archaeological finds at the Portimão Museum. Back on board, break for lunch before exploring more of Portimão this afternoon.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps head for one of the world’s oldest cities, Cádiz, 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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Wide open ornate plaza on a sunny day, Seville, Spain

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Step briefly on British overseas territory today, to see Gibralatar with a guide. Find macaques, limestone caves and a haul of Britannia memorabilia. Back aboard, continue to Málaga for an afternoon exploring the city’s historic sites. These include a Roman theatre, 19th-century bull ring and the city hall.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Príncipe Felipe Science Museum. After lunch, take advantage of the shuttle back into Valencia’s centre to explore on your own.

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  • Lunch
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Aerial view over the coast of Valencia of the blue water and city along the shoreline

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark ahead of a two-night stay in Spain’s Catalonian capital. First up, journey to Montserrat, not far from Barcelona, where you’ll board a cogwheel train for sweeping views of the surrounding region. Later, return to Barcelona, for an evening at leisure. You might like to dine at a local restaurant tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, Barcelona El Palace or similar

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

You’re invited to enjoy a before-hours visit to Casa Vicens, the first house designed by Antoni Gaudí, tucked away in the bohemian Gràcia district of Barcelona.


Today in Barcelona, enjoy a Signature Experience. Then a city tour takes in Barcelona’s highlights. This evening, sit down to a farewell dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family