Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Iberia to France and England

Cruise along the coast of Spain, Portugal and France and discover their historical treasures and gastronomic delights. Includes overnight hotel stay in Seville, flight from the UK to Seville and guided shore excursions

Fly Cruise
13 nights

Discovery Holiday
  • Botanic Gardens, Seville
  • Lisbon
  • Oporto
  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Bordeaux
  • Falmouth
  • Honfleur

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday


Special offer price! Subject to availability

14-night itinerary with 2-night Seville hotel stay available from only £2350pp!

Iberia to France and England Special Offer

Cruise from Spain to Portugal, France and England's south coast, discovering cultural highlights and gastronomic experiences from sampling the fine wines of France and the port wine of Portugal to indulging in an authentic cream tea in Cornwall.

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in Seville then board Aegean Odyssey and sail down the Guadalquivir river to the Atlantic Ocean and on to Lisbon which is bursting with character and charm. Explore the colourful city of Oporto and join a port tasting on a wine estate. Vigo in Spain is the gateway to Santiago de Compostela, reputed to be the place where St. James, one of the twelve Apostles of Christ, is buried.

Cruise up the River Gironde and berth overnight in Bordeaux. Enjoy a tour of this charming city before travelling to a wine estate for a tasting. Explore the lush countryside of England's West Country and the beauty of the south coast before sailing back to France to explore Honfleur.

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Iberia to France and England Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Seville (Spain)

Fly from the UK to Seville and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Seville

Embark Aegean Odyssey in the beautiful city of Seville, home to an impressive Gothic Cathedral and the Alcazar which was the palace of Spanish kings for nearly seven centuries.

Day 3 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 4 - Lisbon (Portugal)

Lisbon is full of charm, with its beautiful Roman and Moorish ruins, white-domed cathedrals, lamplit old quarters, narrow cobblestone lanes and grand plazas. The guided tour includes highlights such as Alfama, the oldest quarter, the statue of Christ the King and the Church of Jeronimos.

Day 5 - Oporto

Visit a wine estate to enjoy a tasting of the famous port wine and join a tour of this beautiful city's major sights, including the tangled lanes of the medieval quarter, Praca da Ribeira square, the imposing fortress, cathedral and the baroque Clerigos Tower.

Day 6 - Vigo

From Vigo travel to spectacular Santiago de Compostela, the jewel in Galicia's crown, for a guided tour which includes a visit to the magnificent Cathedral, the museum and the medieval town. Alternatively there is a guided tour of Vigo including its famous statues, the 17th-century Castrelos Park and the 19th-century Galician country manor of Pazo Los Escudos.

Day 7 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Days 8-9 - Bordeaux (France)

Cruise up the River Gironde to the heart of Bordeaux and enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful city or venture to a prestigious wine estate to enjoy a wine tasting.

Day 10 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 11 - Falmouth (UK)

From Falmouth drive through the lush countryside of the West Country, a charming place full of history, to the famous Eden Project where you can explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world or to St Michael's Mount, the jewel in Cornwall's crown.

Day 12 - Dartmouth

Join an excursion to the fishing port of Dartmouth, home to Britannia Royal Naval College, and visit Slapton Sands, site of the D-Day operations, or visit Buckfast Abbey and the medieval town of Totnes.

Day 13 - Honfleur (France)

Enjoy a walking tour of Honfleur's picturesque narrow streets and timber-framed houses.

Day 14 - London Tilbury (UK)

Disembark Aegean Odyssey in London Tilbury.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to alter the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full board cruise
  • Overnight hotel stay in Seville
  • Flight to Seville from the UK
  • Shore excursions as detailed in the itinerary
  • In-depth lecture programme on board featuring expert guest speakers
  • Wine with dinner on board (beer or soft drinks if preferred)
  • On-board gratuities
  • Overseas transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Additional optional shore excursions
  • Beverages (other than those included with dinner)
  • Beauty and spa treatments, laundry, internet, telephone

Special Features

  • Overnight hotel stay in Seville
  • River cruising down the Guadalquivir river
  • Cruise up the Gironde river to Bordeaux and France's wine country
Map for Iberia to France and England