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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Portugal and Spain

Discover the famous Rock of Gibraltar and explore the historic cities of La Coruna, Cadiz and Lisbon on this family-oriented no-fly cruise from Liverpool. There is the option to embark in Dublin

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Lisbon
  • Dublin
  • Hercules Tower, La Coruna
  • Cadiz
  • Gibraltar

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Enjoy a warm welcome in Dublin, admire the magnificent architecture of Spain and Portugal, and explore the historic Rock of Gibraltar on this no-fly cruise from Liverpool.

Explore the friendly city of Dublin with its famous landmarks including Dublin Castle, Trinity College and the Ha’penny Bridge. In Spain, call at La Coruña, the gateway to the pilgrimage town of Santiago de Compostela, and from Cadiz, perhaps visit the magnificent city of Seville, capital of Andalucia.

Head to Gibraltar, home to the famous Barbary apes, then experience the charm and character of Lisbon, from its ancient Moorish Alfama district to the impressive Belem Tower. Please note this is a multi-generational cruise so there will be children on board.

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Portugal and Spain Itinerary

Day 1 - Liverpool (UK)

Embark Magellan in Liverpool.

Day 2 - Dublin (Ireland)

Dublin is the capital of the Emerald Isle and boasts a superb mix of medieval, Georgian and modern architecture. The city is home to Dublin Castle, Trinity College and majestic Four Courts. Perhaps cross the Ha’penny Bridge, one of Dublin’s most famous landmarks. Please note: Passengers on the 9th August departure from Dublin will be embarking the ship today.

Day 3 - At Sea

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

Day 4 - La Coruña (Spain)

La Coruna, nicknamed the Crystal City, is situated in the beautiful region of Galicia. Admire the glass-fronted buildings along the seafront promenade and the Torre del Hercules lighthouse. Peruse the beautiful old streets in Ciudad Vieja and explore the colonnaded Maria Pita Square.

Day 5 - At Sea

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

Day 6 - Cádiz

Believed to be one of Europe's oldest cities, it is from Cadiz that Spain's many galleons once sailed in quest of New World treasure. Admire its ancient palaces and castles, cathedrals and churches, museums and gardens. The picturesque old city looks quite Moorish in appearance with its narrow cobbled streets and small squares. From Cadiz you can reach the beautiful city of Seville, home to flamenco and bullfights, with its impressive Gothic Cathedral and the Alcazar which was the palace of Spanish kings for nearly seven centuries.

Day 7 - Gibraltar

Gibraltar and Mt Abyla were known as the Pillars of Hercules in ancient times. Today it is a renowned headland under British rule. Keep an eye out for the famous Barbary apes that live on the island and perhaps enjoy a cable car ride for panoramic views across to Africa.

Day 8 - Lisbon (Portugal)

The Portuguese capital has a quirky charm and much character. The steep, cobbled streets of the ancient Moorish Alfama district lead to wonderful viewpoints looking over the city. Perhaps enjoy a visit to the unique four-storey Belem Tower fortress, the breathtaking Jeronimos Monastery or the modern Monument to the Discoveries, shaped like the prow of a sailing ship. Lisbon's magnificent harbour is spanned by the longest suspension bridge in Europe.

Days 9-10 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 11 - Liverpool (UK)

Disembark Magellan in Liverpool. Please note: Passengers who embarked in Dublin on Day 2 will disembark in Dublin tomorrow.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Please note this is a multi-generational cruise so there will be children on board.

Price Includes

  • 10 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Guest speakers on board
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions

Special Features

  • Please note this is a multi-generational cruise so there will be children on board, although there are no specific children's facilities.