Day 1 UK - Seville
After your flight to Seville, embark your ship, MS Belle de Cadix, late this afternoon. Meet the captain and crew at a welcome cocktail reception.
Day 2 Seville - Cordoba
Today you will travel to Cordoba by coach and visit the Mezquita, the former Jewish quarter and the 14th century synagogue.
After a tapas lunch, there's free time to explore independently.
Day 3 Seville - Cadiz
Begin today with a guided walking tour of Seville, starting in the Plaza de España. You'll then return to the ship to start your cruise. As you pass through Doñana National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, keep a lookout for birds - many different species thrive in this habitat.
On arrival in Cadiz this evening, join your Guide for a walking tour.
Day 4 Jerez - Cadiz - El Puerto de Santa Maria
This morning you'll journey to Jerez by coach. You'll see the Alcazar, a former Moorish fortress, and the cathedral as well as the old Jerez mosque. You'll return to Cadiz and explore its old centre this afternoon, and then enjoy a flamenco show on board this evening. Later, the ship will set sail for El Puerto de Santa Maria.
Day 5 El Puerto de Santa Maria - Isla Minima - Seville
After breakfast, you will visit a Bodega renowned for its production of Manzanilla, a variety of dry sherry. Then, when you return to the ship, you'll cruise to Isla Minima, arriving early in the evening. You'll step ashore to visit a typical Andalucian hacienda, and watch an impressive horse show. Later, the ship will sail back to Seville, your base for the remainder of the holiday.
Day 6 Granada - Seville
Today, you'll travel by road to Granada to visit the spectacular Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens. Spend the afternoon making your own discoveries.
Day 7 Seville - Isla Minima Nature Reserve
Enjoy this morning at leisure on board your ship before heading ashore to visit the Isla Minima Nature Reserve. This unspoilt area of natural beauty is home to an amazing variety of bird species, which you will discover as you explore in the company of an expert Guide. Enjoy a farewell gala dinner on board the ship this evening.
On our August departure, you'll visit the Wharf of the Caravels where you will be able to see the replicas of Christopher Columbus's ships.
Day 8 Seville - UK
You'll disembark the ship after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Please note: Due to changes in water levels this itinerary may occasionally be modified.
TAILOR YOUR TRIP
MS La Belle Cadix: Cabin Upgrade
Middle and Upper Deck cabins are available at a supplement for the duration of your stay. Please speak to a Holiday Advisor for details.