DAY 1: SEVILLE
Check in from 5pm and settle into your cabin. Presentation of crew, followed by a welcome cocktail served in the lounge and dinner on board. Evening at leisure and overnight in Seville.
DAY 2: SEVILLE - CADIZ
Breakfast on board. There is then a guided tour of Seville, known as ‘the city of light’. Lunch back on board and departure of the cruise at about 1pm. Views of unspoilt natural landscapes and sail past the Donana Park, a ‘natural biosphere reserve’, and Sanlucar de Barrameda. Arrive in Cádiz by early evening with dinner served on board. Evening tour of Cádiz by night, seeing its beauty illuminated.
DAY 3: CADIZ - EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA
Breakfast on board. Guided tour of Cádiz known for the beauty of its landscapes. Return to the boat for lunch and cruise to El Puerto de Santa Maria, arriving around 3pm. Excursion to Jerez, visiting the Alcazar and the beautiful Cathedral. Your tour will continue with a visit to a ‘ganadería’ (a property where bulls are raised). Return on board for a Spanish themed evening of dinner and dance.
DAY 4: EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA – ISLA MINIMA
Early morning departure to Sanlucar De Barrameda and arrival at about 8am. After breakfast visit a wine cellar for some wine tasting where the famous ‘Manzanilla’ wines are produced, followed by an equestrian display showcasing Spanish tradition and culture. Return on board for lunch and departure of the boat to Seville. Dinner on board.
DAY 5: ISLA MINIMA - SEVILLE
Breakfast on board followed by an excursion to a nature reserve with a forest guide, visiting a bird watching site. Return to the ship for lunch on board and set sail in the afternoon to Seville.
DAY 6: SEVILLE
Breakfast on board followed by an excursion to Granada including a guided tour of the city and visits to the Alhambra and the beautiful gardens of Generalife, the former summer residence of the Kings. After lunch in a local restaurant, afternoon at leisure in Granada before returning to Seville. Dinner on board and evening at leisure. In the evening dinner is on board, followed by an evening of flamenco dancing.
DAY 7: SEVILLE - CORDOBA
Breakfast on board followed by a tour of Córdoba. Leaving by coach in the morning, you will then have a guided tour of the city, discovering the mosque-cathedral, a forest of 856 columns made from granite and marble and the Jewish quarter full of beautiful flowers. Traditional tapas lunch in a local restaurant. Afternoon at leisure in Seville before returning to the ship and Gala dinner on board, followed by dancing and evening entertainment.
DAY 8: SEVILLE
Breakfast on board before disembarkation at 9am and transfer to Seville airport for your flight home.
Please note: for reasons of navigational safety, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the cruise itinerary, which is beyond Orbital Travel's control.
The excursions are conducted in both French/German and English.