Spain & Portugal Cruises

Discover the jewels of Spain & Portugal

Spain will enchant you with a twist of a Flamenco skirt, your first sumptuous tapas meal, the surreal blend of architectural styles and cultures and the joyful fiestas that sing out through the streets at night. While Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden beaches are the just the beginning for idyllic Portugal.

Vibrant, passionate and exciting Spain is very much at home with its rich history of cultural blending and there is much to explore of its Moorish, Romanesque and Gothic past while revelling in the contemporary colours and creative soul of its present. From the archaeological marvel of Cartagena to the birthplace of Piccaso , the magnificent Alhambra Palace and the azure coastal Mediterranean islands, the natural landscape is as diverse and bewitching as the cities and towns accompanying.

Outside the cities, Portugal’s beauty unfolds in all its startling variety. You can go hiking and discover the lighthouse on the rugged headland of Cabo San Vincente or the dramatic limestone coastline of the Ponta da Piedade made up of sea pillars, fragile rock arches and hidden grottos, all of which have been chiselled-out by savage winter storms. There is more than 800km of coast offering more places to soak up the splendour.

Our journeys to Spain and Portugal will take you to the cities of Barcelona, Cartagena, Malaga and Seville, brimming with exquisite architecture, art and history. Discover Lisbon and the stunning Algarve region of Portugal and onto to the smaller, hidden gems of south west Europe the  where the streets are delightful historical mazes, and there are stunning cultural surprises behind every hidden corner.

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Spain & Portugal cruises

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Elements of discovery

You’ll discover passion, elegance and history in every stunning city of Spain with our all-inclusive shore excursions.

With the culture and heritage dating back over 2,000 years, we have chosen ports and shore excursions that emphasis the beauty and elegance of the country. Discover the islands of Spain from Tenerife in the Canary Islands to Palma de Mallorca in the Mediterranean. Explore the thriving, captivating cities of Cartagena, Motril, Malaga, Seville, La Coruna and Barcelona, and take in the exquisite sights, sounds and cuisines of the region.

Shore Excursions

Visit Gaudi's Casa Batllo where you will admire the intricate architecture and learn about the history of this masterpiece.

When you dock in Mortil be sure to explore the stunning Alhambra Palace in Granada, dating back to the 15th century its grandeur and detail will take your breath away.

In Seville be astounded by the city’s many splendid sights including the Alcazar Palace on a guided walking tour through the city or discover Seville and visit the Flamenco museum and learn about the cultural heritage of the famous dancing tradition.

Take a guided out of Malaga old town and visit the Picasso Museum and see the Alcazaba Moorish fortress palace.

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Discovery Excursions

Our fleet of Zodiacs on board Scenic Eclispe give guests the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas. With our specially designed marina, getting off and on the ship will be a breeze.

Get closer to the surrounding wildlife and hidden gems with numerous opportinities to take to the water on our kayaks for a guided excursion.

Or you could hop on one of our exclusive e-bikes for a cycling tour in and around the city. These electronically assisted bicycles are easy to use, no matter what your fitness level is.

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