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Portugal And Seville Fiesta

Europe
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW99773

13 nights. April 2020. From £1999.00.

The spectacular Seville Fair

On this wonderful cruise, Marco Polo sails south to Gibraltar, at the mouth of the Mediterranean, and to the historic ports of Portugal and Spain. Explore the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, and call in Cadiz, where an optional shore excursion brings you the chance to visit Seville, one of Spain's greatest jewels and more sparkling than ever during the annual Feria festivities.

What's Included

13 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Port Taxes

Holiday Highlights

Five lazy days relaxing at sea
Calling at a six unforgettable ports
The chance to experience Seville’s Feria on a shore exursion from Cadiz
Casablanca – your magical gateway to Marrakesh
British Gibraltar, beneath the famous Rock
See the Portuguese capital, Lisbon
Visit wine-producing Oporto on an optional excursion from Leixoes
Head into lively Cork as Marco Polo calls in Cobh
PRICE FROM ? £1999 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Bristol Avonmouth
Depart: 1915hrs Make your way to Avonmouth to embark before Marco Polo sets sail this afternoon.

Days 2 and 3

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 4

Lisbon, Portugal
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 2200hrs The Portuguese capital Lisbon stands on the River Tagus, down which the great adventurers sailed during the Age of Exploration. Today's shore excursion will introduce you to a city where the maze of narrow, hilly streets of the Alfamar district have stood, seemingly unchanged, for centuries.

Day 5

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 6

Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1700hrs Today Marco Polo arrives at the tiny British territory of Gibraltar, set beneath its famous Rock. Explore the very British Main Street, and take the cable-car to the summit of the Rock, not only for the tremendous views to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, but also to meet the famous Barbary Apes.

Day 7

Casablanca, Morocco
Arrive: 0800hrs Depart: 2100hrs This morning Marco Polo docks in Casablanca, renowned for its connections with the celebrated movie, but today a world away from Humphrey Bogart's sleepy town. Startlingly modern, but retaining a sense of the past in its ancient medina, the city offers wonderful beaches, some designer shopping and the fascination of the gigantic Hassan II Mosque. Today also offers up the chance to join an unforgettable shore excursion to Marrakesh to explore the tiny stores, alleys and hidden courtyards of the souks, and its vast, bustling square, the Djemaa El Fna.

Days 8 and 9

Cadiz and Seville
Arrive: 1200hrs (Day Eight) Depart: 2000hrs (Day Nine) Ancient Cadiz, with its elegant squares, great Cathedral and wonderful Botanical Garden, is a fascinating city. Step ashore to explore or to join our optional excursions, which might include a trip to Seville, the Cradle of Flamenco and the site of the dazzling festivities of its annual Feria. Stroll through the historic streets to the cathedral and its soaring the famous bell tower, visit the wonderful Alcazar and see the city's impressive bullring.

Day 10

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 11

Leixoes, Portugal
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1300hrs Today's call in Leixoes offers you the chance to join an optional excursion to Oporto. Famed the world over for its port wine, "Porto" is perched on granite cliffs above the River Douro, which is crossed by several vertigo-inducing bridges. Explore the Ribeira district, and perhaps visit one of the wine lodges for which the city is so well known.

Day 12

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Days 13

Cobh, Ireland
Arrive: 0800hrs Depart: 1400hrs Early this morning, Marco Polo arrives in Cork's long, narrow harbour of Cobh. Shore excursions here offer you the chance to discover this historic capital of southwest Ireland, to head into the beautiful rolling countryside to fashionable Kinsale or to visit famous Blarney Castle, just north of the city, for a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone.

Day 14

Arrive in Bristol Avonmouth
Arrive: 0830hrs Bid farewell to Marco Polo and all your fellow travellers, today, as you disembark at the end of your cruise. Back to top

Further Information

Passport requirements

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas. Back to top