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Iberia

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia
A Voyage from Barcelona to Lisbon

Aboard the Exclusively Chartered, Five-Star Small Ship M.S. LE LYRIAL

October 9 - 17, 2017
Activity Level: Moderately Active
From approximately $4,295 plus air
Reserve by March 24, 2017 and save $2,000 per couple.

This unique and exclusive nine-day itinerary and small ship voyage showcases the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal. Cruise up Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River, into the heart of beautiful Seville. Visit Portugal’s lesser-traveled Algarve region and the regal city of Granada, Spain. See the scenic Strait of Gibraltar and call on the enchanting Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca. Admire the modernist architecture of Valencia. Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites while cruising ancient Mediterranean and Atlantic trade routes aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL. Barcelona Pre-Cruise and Lisbon Post-Cruise Options are offered.

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Itinerary*

Barcelona, Mallorca, Valencia, Granada, Gibraltar, Andalusia, Seville, Lisbon

  • Day 1 - Depart the U.S. or Canada
  • Day 2 - Barcelona, Spain/Embark M.S. LE LYRIAL
  • Day 3 - Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands
  • Day 4 - Valencia
  • Day 5 - Almería for Granada, Andalusia/Motril
  • Day 6 - Gibraltar, British Crown Colony
  • Day 7 - Cruise the Guadalquivir River to Seville, Andalusia, Spain
  • Day 8 - Portimão, the Algarve, Portugal
  • Day 9 - Lisbon/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada

*Cruise itinerary is subject to change.

Highlights

  • Unique exclusively chartered itinerary.
  • Five-Star small ship launched in 2015—the newest sister ship to LE BORÉAL, L’AUSTRAL and LE SOLÉAL.
  • Remarkable cruise up the Guadalquivir River into the heart of Seville, possible only by small ship.
  • One port of call every day and an excursion included in every port.
  • Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise; all meals are included aboard ship.
  • Specially arranged educational lectures.
  • Early Booking Savings!
  • Four great cities—Barcelona, Valencia, Seville and Lisbon—paired with the fascinating ports of Andalusia and the Algarve.
  • Visit enchanting, seldom-visited Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, and the Great Rock of Gibraltar.
  • Audio headset provided for each participant to enjoy clear narration from guides on all excursions.
  • Barcelona Pre-Cruise and Lisbon Post-Cruise Options.

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