We Love —
- Cruise the rivers of Spain & marvel at a landscape of sun-blushed fields and quaint wine villages as well as the spectacular cities of Seville and Cordoba
- We've included an all-inclusive drinks package to make your holiday even better
- The MS Belle de Cadix is a spacious vessel that has recently been refurbished and is the ideal base for your cruise from Seville
Here to Help —
Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 0844 8262098 or email email@example.com
Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 21:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 09:00 to 17:30.
Your Itinerary —
DAY 1 : UK - Seville
Fly to Seville where you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship, MS Belle de Cadix, for embarkation. Includes Dinner
With fascinating historical treasures and rich Moorish heritage, it's no wonder Seville is often called Andalucia's 'Radiant City'. Explore the city sights on this morning's excursion, taking in the spectacular Cathedral, the famous Alcazar Palace and its gorgeous gardens, tranquil Maria Luisa Park and the seductive Santa Cruz district. Return to your ship for lunch and set sail on the glorious Guadalquivir, Andalucia's longest river, cruising past picturesque rice and cotton fields and the beautiful marshlands of the Donana Park biosphere reserve and Sanlucar de Barrameda en route to Cadiz. This evening explore Cadiz by night on the included walking tour. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
This morning, there is the included walking tour of Cadiz. Set on a rocky peninsula overlooking the beautiful bay, captivating Cadiz exudes traditional Andalucian charm and boasts an old city of quaint narrow lanes, tranquil plazas and delightful architecture, such as the baroque cathedral, Grand Theatre and pretty watchtowers. This afternoon, enjoy an included excursion to Jerez. Cradle of Spain's sherry-making, flamenco and equestrian traditions, Jerez is laden with scented orange trees, beautiful squares and lively bodegas. Today's tour takes in the famed Alcazar and the magnificent cathedral. Back on board for dinner and a Spanish themed evening. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Reaching Sanlucar de Barrameda this morning, visit a wine cellar where the secrets of the 'Manzanilla' wines will be revealed to you, along with an opportunity to taste them. Afterwards, there is an included equestrian display. Back on board for lunch as you cruise back to Seville. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Moored in Seville, MS Belle de Cadix is your floating hotel for the next three nights. Today is entirely devoted to the wonderful city of Granada. Enjoy a guided tour of the town and a visit to the Alhambra Palace. Commissioned by the 13th century Moorish ruler, Al Ahamar, this breathtaking fortress-come-palace stands against the snow-tipped Sierra Nevada. After lunch in a local restaurant, spend time exploring more of Granada's main sights before returning to your ship in Seville for dinner. This evening is at leisure. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
This morning, drive to a nature reserve for a tour with a forest guide. This area of unspoilt natural beauty has preserved its own special character. Visit a bird watching area to admire the amazing variety of bird species including waders, gulls and ducks. Head back to your ship for lunch before a free afternoon to explore Seville at your own pace. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today's full day excursion takes in Spain's 'City of Caliphs', the magnificent Moorish city of Córdoba. See the breathtaking Great Mosque, famed as one of the greatest feats of Islamic architecture outside the Arab world and a veritable forest of intricately decorated pillars, each adorned with jasper, granite or precious marble. Also visit the quaint former Jewish quarter, a maze of whitewashed lanes overlooked by pretty courtyards festooned in vividly coloured flowers. After lunch in a traditional Córdoban restaurant, enjoy free time before returning to your ship in Seville. This evening join the crew for a gala dinner and entertainment. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8 : Seville - UK
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast
Please Note: The July & August 2016 departures will visit the famous Rabida Monastery on an included excursion instead of the nature park visit.
Your Ship —
Spread over three decks, the onboard facilities include a delightful restaurant which accommodates all guests in one sitting. The lounge is a pleasant space for relaxation with large panoramic windows bring the outside. In addition, there is a lift and gift shop. On the large, spacious Sun Deck you will find comfortable deck furniture.
Your Stateroom —
You may choose from a Lower Deck, Middle Deck or an Upper Deck Cabin.
All cabins offer stylish features and modern conveniences to make you feel right at home whilst you're on holiday.
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based Full Board stay with all-inclusive drinks onboard (excluding champagne and selected wines & spirits)
CroisiEurope places a lot of emphasis on its French heritage, and meals onboard are inspired by French culinary traditions. Three-course lunches and dinners feature many of the country's classic dishes. Lunches and dinners are set menus, and breakfast is buffet-style, featuring baguettes, yogurt, muesli and cold cuts among the options.
Your Journey —
Flights: Return flights from London Gatwick to Seville are included with British Airways.
Outbound: 15:15 - 18:55
Inbound: 19:40 - 21:05
All flight times are local
Transfers: Shared transfers are included.
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Specific flights cannot be selected and confirmed timings will be shown on your official documentation from the tour operator. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.