Discover the historical coastal cities of the Iberian Peninsula, with stops in Melilla, Cartagena, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Valencia, on a cruise topped and tailed by charming Málaga, a city of traditional balconied buildings, narrow pedestrian streets and some of the best tapas bars in the province.
Crossing the Alboran Sea, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a guided walk through the wonderfully multicultural old quarter of Melilla, one of only two autonomous Spanish cities on the coast of Morocco.
On the Spanish mainland, explore the harbour town of Cartagena in the company of our expert local guide, take a gourmet tour with tapas and wine tasting, or visit the former La Unión mine, before being entertained by a traditional flamenco show.
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearics and a popular destination for fun seekers, but there’s a lot more to discover than beaches on the island, including the watery Dragon Caves of Manacor and the charming hillside town of Sollér, where you will have the opportunity to visit an historic olive oil mill and enjoy a tasting.
In Barcelona, witness the greatest masterpieces of Antonio Gaudi, including Casa Batlló, Casa Milà and of course the Sagrada Familia, a unique and breathtaking basilica that towers over the city. In the evening, don’t miss the spectacular Font Màgica fountain show, which offers a fantastic fusion of light, water and music.
Spain’s third largest city, Valencia holds an outstanding place in the nation’s architectural and cultural history. Take advantage of our guided tour of the city, or for those feeling more active, go it alone and explore on two wheels by booking our biking excursion.
Finally, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a guided tour to the Albufera National Park and lagoon, just along the coast from Valencia, a place of outstanding natural beauty.