This voyage traces the artful history of the Renaissance throughout Italy and the Adriatic before concluding in the vibrant city of Seville. Along the way visit Urbino, birthplace of the great master painter Raphael, as well as iconic Florence, the Sicilian landscapes of Taormina, and the Picasso Museum in Malaga.
Begin your voyage with a two night stay in Rome, giving you plenty of time to see the great sites, including the Vatican, Colosseum and Ostia Antica. Sail to Florence, Pisa and Elba, before cruising the Italian Riviera to France, where Bonifacio and Ajaccio await you. Continue onward to Spain and Cadiz before completing your journey in Seville.
Cruise to the best of Europe on this epic grand voyage, including the European capitals of Rome, Seville, Lisbon, Bordeaux and London. Scenic cruising of the Maddalena Archipelago, Spain's Guadalquivir River, and the Gironde River in France is the perfect cherry on top of this visually beautiful and historically significant itinerary.
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 St Catherine's Church in Honfleur and visit England’s West Country.
Beginning with the sites of Iberia including the Royal Palace Alcazar and the Alfama, you'll then enjoy sherry tasting in Oporto and a visit to Chateaux country in France before sailing north to the breathtaking fjords of Norway.
Explore the contrasts and connections of history's most enduring civilizations, from ancient Greece and the Roman ruins of Sicily to the moorish heritage of Spain, the exotic sites of Morocco and the flourishing landscapes of the Canary Islands.
Sail the Guadalquivir River in Spain before crossing the mouth of the Mediterranean to the souks, markets and palaces of Morocco, including Marrakesh, the walled city of Taroudant and Casablanca. Explore the volcanic landscapes and parks of Lanzarote and La Palma in the Canaries, before completing your journey in Tenerife.