Sail on board Seabourn Ovation for a luxury cruise from sunny Portugal to exotic Morocco and back to vibrant Spanish ports of call. Follow secret war tunnels and winding alleys through exotic kasbahs to discover medieval castles, magnificent caves and mouthwatering tapas. Sample biodynamic wines at an organic bodega, watch a Berber dance performance, and learn how to prepare traditional paella. These are just a few of the delights waiting for you on this hosted cruise.
A famous landmark of Barcelona: La Familia Sagrada
Oct 8 – Lisbon, Portugal. Embarkation. Sails at 5PM.
Oct 9 – Your relaxing day at sea. Time to explore the Ovation!
Oct 10 – Gibraltar. We visit this famous island (see image above) from 8 AM to 9 PM. Its position at the entrance to the Mediterranean led to its seizure by the Moors in 711 seen in the name the name “Gibraltar”, a corruption of “Jebel Tariq” (Tariq’s Mountain), named after the Moorish commander Tariq who built the first fortification.
Oct 11 – Tangier, Morocco. 7 AM – 4 PM. Visit the narrow, winding alleys of the Kasbah, the city’s oldest, most Moroccan section.
Oct 12 – Melilla, Spain. 7 AM to 4 PM. This is 1 of 2 Spanish enclaves on the “Moroccan” coast of Africa.
Oct 13 – Alicante, Spain. 8 AM -9 PM. Another long day in port. Take a stroll on the broad Explanada de Espana, the inviting promenade along the harbor, or browse through the many shops on Calle Mayor.
Oct 14. Valencia, Spain. 8 AM to 6 PM. Known as the “bread basket of Spain”.
Oct 15 – Barcelona, Spain. Disembarkation starts at 7 AM, Consider a post-cruise stay to explore the city’s wonders.
*Terms & Conditions: Cruise pricing is in USD, per person, for double occupancy. Cruise is not considered booked until deposit is received. Visa may be required. Seabourn restrictions apply, please inquire. Ask about Travel protection not included. Other restrictions may apply.
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