The Iberian Peninsula played host to numerous civilisations of the ancient world including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, Visigoths and Moors; all of whom have left mark on Spain. Alongside the numerous and well-preserved ruins of antiquity are the equally impressive castles, palaces and cathedrals of Medieval Spain. A unique theme of your visit will be the fascinating blend of Moorish influences throughout Andalusia with the distinctly European architecture and culture of Christian Spain.
Journey from Sri Lanka to the Maldives and the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion in the Indian Ocean. Visit Durban, Cape Town and the safari parks of South Africa, then cruise the spectacular Namibian coast to the sun-drenched islands of the Atlantic and the Kasbahs of Morocco.
A remarkable journey from the summer sunshine of South Africa’s Cape Town to the wild coast of Namibia, the warm Atlantic Bom Bom Island, Praia in Cape Verde and Las Palmas in the Canaries, followed by the incredible sights, sounds and atmosphere of Morocco.
See the Minoan settlements of Knossos in Crete and Akrotiri in Santorini. Enjoy a walking tour of Sicily’s Greek and Roman ruins, explore the Palatine Chapel and Cathedral in Palermo, Catania and the Maltese capital of Valletta, before disembarking in the Greek capital of Athens for a two-night hotel stay.
A Grand Voyage beginning with two gems of art history, Athens and Rome, allows you to experience classical and Renaissance masterpieces in the warm Mediterranean sunshine. Lose yourself among the wonders of France and Spain, then enjoy an incredible cruise along the Guadalquivir River for three nights in Seville.
Begin your voyage with a two-night stay in Rome, giving you plenty of time to see the great sites, including the Colosseum or Ostia Antica. Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising to Corsica, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
From the ancient and Renaissance masterpieces of Rome to Moorish Spain and Andalucia, holy Portugal, spectacular river cruising in France, the English Channel and one of the greatest cities in the world, the cosmopolitan British capital of London, this cruise around western Europe has it all.
Set sail to Florence, where the birthplace of artistic giants will engulf your senses and stretch your mind at every turn. In Pisa, see the iconic leaning tower, then in Lecce, wander through the 25,000-seat Roman amphitheatre.
Starting in Seville, this cruise visits the magnificent city of Cordoba, the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. You will also have the opportunity to taste wine in Bordeaux, visit the old quarter of La Rochelle, St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and the charming Channel Island of Guernsey.
This delightful Grand Voyage combines river cruising in Spain and France with wine tasting in Bordeaux and a spectacular maiden cruise to the North Cape of Norway in the eternal sunlight of the Arctic Circle. Not to mention the Channel and Shetland Islands as well as an incredible overnight stay in the Danish capital of Copenhagen.
Starting in Seville, this cruise visits the great Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Oporto, and the inspiring cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. You will also have the opportunity to taste wine in Bordeaux, visit the old quarter of La Rochelle, St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and the charming Channel Island of Guernsey.
Discover the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, a place of gushing geysers, rumbling volcanoes and creeping glaciers. Explore the beautiful and remote islands of the North Sea, then sail south to the great rivers of France for wine tasting in Bordeaux and the chance to see Paris, before experiencing a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.
No cruise to the great rivers of France would be complete without a trip along the Seine, taking you inland to Rouen for an opportunity to enjoy a day out in romantic Paris. This cruise also includes a stroll through the coastal port of Honfleur, wine tasting in Bordeaux and sightseeing in Spanish Galicia, ending with a two-night hotel stay in Lisbon.
The beautiful west coast of Europe flows into the magical Mediterranean as Aegean Odyssey cruises from London to the great rivers of France, the historic cities of the Iberian peninsula, Monaco and the glamorous French Riviera. Then discover the Renaissance treasures of Italy with a visit to Florence and a two-night hotel stay in Rome.
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona, to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, this voyage takes you to some of most historic ports and stylish cities in the Mediterranean, including a maiden visit to Tarragona in Spain as well as the treasures of Florence and Rome.
From Monte Carlo and the glamourous south of France to the Iberian peninsula and the Italian Riviera, this voyage is packed with historic ports and stylish cities. Explore ancient Rome and the canals of Venice. Cruise the magnificent Amalfi and Dalmatian coasts to the evocative ruins of Pompeii, the Renaissance treasures of Florence and so much more.
From sherry tasting in Jerez and the remarkable architecture of Barcelona, to elegant evenings in the South of France and the Italian Riviera, this voyage takes you to some of most historic ports and stylish cities in the Mediterranean, including a maiden visit to Tarragona in Spain as well as the treasures of Florence in Italy.