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+44 1756 706500
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Glories of Spain and Portugal

Take the opportunity to discover the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada, the UNESCO-listed monuments of Seville and the beautiful Andalusian city of Jerez de la Frontera, on this relaxing yacht cruise with return flights from the UK

Megayacht Holiday
  • Malaga
  • Alhambra, Granada
  • Gibraltar
  • Seville
  • Portimao
  • Lisbon

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Embark your mega yacht in the fascinating city of Malaga for this unique voyage uncovering the history, culture and architecture of Spain and Portugal with refreshing swim stops along the way.

Sail to Motril where an optional excursion uncovers Granada, renowned for its majestic Alhambra Palace. There is the chance to uncover Ronda's splendid architecture and visit Gibraltar, the famous British outpost home to the Barbary Apes. Sail up the Guadalquivir River to the enchanting city of Seville, where there is the opportunity to uncover the Moorish and Spanish heritage and several UNESCO classified monuments.

Take the optional excursion to Jerez de la Frontera, famous for its sherry and bull fighting, before cruising to picturesque Portimao, gateway to the traditional town of Silves and beautiful city of Monchique which retains a 16th-century charm.

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Glories of Spain and Portugal Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Malaga (Spain)

Fly from the UK to Malaga and embark your ship. Welcome cocktail and dinner on board. Overnight in port.

Day 2 - Motril

Early morning sailing to Motril for an optional full day excursion to Granada to visit the spectacular Alhambra Palace complex. There is also time to visit the Cathedral with its Royal Chapel and the Monastery of La Cartuja. Overnight cruising to Puerto Banus.

Day 3 - Puerto Banus

Arrive in Porto Banus for an optional excursion to Ronda, a historic city which retains much of its charm. Enjoy a visit to the beautiful Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, home to two ornate churches and the toy town bell tower of Iglesia Santa Maria de Mayor. The excursion also calls at Marbella. Overnight in port.

Day 4 - Gibraltar (UK)

Today's optional excursion explores the Rock with its amazing views. Head to the Top Station, before descending to the Middle Station and the sanctuary of Gibraltar's Barbary Apes. You'll then drive to Princess Caroline's Battery and the entrance to the Great Siege Tunnels. Finally, head to the Gibraltar Museum. Overnight at sea.

Day 5 - Guadalquivir River (Spain) - Seville

Sail up the Guadalquivir River today and arrive in Seville. Highlights of this beautiful city include the Alcazar Palace and its Andalusian gardens, the Cathedral and the quaint district of Santa Cruz. Overnight in port.

Day 6 - Seville - Jerez de la Frontera - Cadiz

Today there is an optional full day excursion in Seville and to Jerez de la Frontera which is famous for its wines, flamenco and horse breeding. Alternatively, stay onboard and cruise to Cadiz, the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain. Overnight at sea to Portimao.

Day 7 - Portimao (Portugal)

Arrive in Portimao, from where you can explore Silves on an optional excursion and discover the ancient Moorish castle complex, 13th-century cathedral, 15th-century bridge and Museu Arqueológico. From Silves travel to the picturesque city of Monchique with its cobbled streets, artisan shops and 17th-century Franciscan monastery. Return to Portimao for a late lunch and swim stop. Overnight in port.

Day 8 - Portimao - Lisbon - UK

Disembark your ship in Portimao and transfer to Lisbon for your return flight to the UK.

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night cruise with accommodation in yacht-style cabins with private facilities and air conditioning
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Full board: Buffet breakfast and two meals daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, a local Theme Evening, fun BBQ (weather permitting) and Captain's Dinner
  • Regular filter coffee, tea and still mineral water available all day
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability)
  • English Speaking Cruise Co-ordinator

Price Does Not Include

  • Port tax and harbour fees
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Shore excursions
  • Crew tips
  • Personal expenses