Glories Of Spain & Portugal (Harmony V)

Glories Of Spain & Portugal (Harmony V)

From EUR €2,150

Description

A cruise voyage unraveling the wonders Spain and Portugal. We will take in Seville, built along the Guadalkivir river with several UNESCO classified monuments and a rich Moorish and Spanish heritage, and spectacular Granada, with its brilliant Moorish architectural jewels such as the Alhambra Palace. We also head to Jerez de la Frontera, an Andalusian city world famous for its architecture, sherry and fine horses before visiting Ronda, birthplace of modern bull fighting and one of the most pictresque towns in Spain with its cobbled streets hemmed by handsome town mansions.

We also have time for a good exploration of Gibraltar, a British outpost right in the South of Spain and outpost of th famous barbary apeas of Gibraltar.

Trip Name
Glories Of Spain & Portugal (Harmony V)
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type:  Motor Yacht Length:  55 metres Passenger Capacity:  49  Built:  2009 Imagine a place far from home that feels just like home, where the borders are delineated by the golden shores of the sea; and home is wherever the anchors drop. Imagine 179 feet of comfort, beauty, and safety classified by the latest International “Safety of Life at Sea” (SOLAS) standards. Imagine your floating home on board the sleek, contemporary state of the art Mega Yacht that sails the seas under the name HARMONY V, waving her Greek flag through the wind. Discover the world by sea at 10 knots per hour, in her un-rushed pace, one island or seashore at a time. Harmony V loves to seduce her select 49 guests with her sleek lines and ample deck space redefining what yachting was meant to be. A spacious lounge with ample space, dining areas decorated with warm colors, large windows offering pristine views of all destinations, shaded areas and outdoor bar and loungers are just some of the elements that define her essence. 360° views of unobstructed ocean are your eyes’ canvas painted with ocean blue and deep green mountains. Mingle with likeminded travelers in` our public areas, enjoy a moment to yourself in our ample deck space, or retreat to your cabin-sanctuary all offering windows or portholes connecting you with Mother Nature’s wonders. Harmony V’s experienced crew of 18 is trained with hospitality at heart to pamper her guests and guarantee the ultimate home away from home experience. Home at Sea Single seating dining Indoor & Outdoor Lounge - Bar, Indoor & Outdoor Restaurant, Audiovisual in Lounge, Mini library, Beach Towels, Snorkeling equipment, Kayak, Board Games, Swimming Platform, Wi-Fi  Comfort Zone Windows: upper & main deck cabins, Triple Occupancy cabins: Category A, Flat-Screen TV, Mini Safe, Mini Fridge, CD & DVD player, En suite bathroom with shower, Individually controlled A/C, Hairdryers, Telephone for internal use, Central music

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1 Malaga, Spain
Embarkation 3 pm - Dinner on board. Overnight in port.
Day 2 - Day 2 Malaga, Spain
Optional full day excursion to Granada, one of the most fascinating cities in Europe and the last Muslim city to fall to the Christians in 1492. We will visit one of the most brilliant jewels of universal architecture is the Alhambra, a series of palaces and gardens built under the Nazari Dynasty in the 14th C. We will also visit the Cathedral with its Royal Chapel where Isabel and Ferdinand lie buried, the Monastery of La Cartuja and many churches built by Moorish craftsmen after the Reconquest, in Granada's unique "mudéjar" style. In the afternoon we leave Granada to return to Malaga. Overnight in port.
Day 3 - Day 3 Malaga – Porto Banus, Spain - Gibraltar, UK
Early morning sailing and morning arrival in Porto Banus. Our morning optional excursion to Ronda, 50 km inland a city which retains much of its historic charm, particularly its old town and the nearby 18th century Puente Nuevo. Ronda is also famous as the birthplace of modern bullfighting, today witnessed once a year at the occasion of the spectacular Feria Goyesca. Plaza de Toros, is now a museum, and visitors can stroll out into the arena. Our excursion also includes visits to the an elegant cloistered 16th century convent and old Ronda, La Ciudad, with its cobbled streets hemmed by handsome town mansions, some still occupied by Ronda's titled families such as the Casa de Don Bosco. We will walk to the leafy Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, which boasts a convent, two churches, including the toy town bell tower of the Iglesia Santa Maria de Mayor. Afternoon swim from the ship and time at leisure. Evening sailing to Gibraltar and late evening arrival. Overnight in port.
Day 4 - Day 4 Gibraltar, UK, Bolonia or Arroyo Beach
Optional half day excursion in the “Rock”. We reach the Cable Car Base Station. which will take us to the Top Station perched on the summit of Gibraltar for a breathtaking view as you are suspended in mid-air. At the Top Station your guide will show you around the geography of this British colony. Then you will travel to the Middle Station and the sanctuary of Gibraltar’s older inhabitants, the Barbary Apes, roaming free around this station. Midday sailing to Seville.Swim Stop.
Day 5 - Day 5 Seville, Spain
This morning we sail up the Guadalquivir river. Midday arrival and afternoon optional excursion to Seville, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, where Moorish and Spanish art and culture have left their mark. Our optional excursion will bring you to the Cathedral, the Alcazar Palace and its Andalusian gardens, the Maria Luisa Park and the quaint and elegant district of Santa Cruz. Overnight in Seville port.
Day 6 - Day 6 Seville – Jerez de la Frontera – Cadiz, Spain
Full day optional excursion in Seville and to Jerez de la Frontera, famous for its wines, horse breeding and flamenco. Your tour will enable you to see the Alcazar, the cathedral and a “ganadería”, where bulls are raised to take part in bull fighting, very much part of Spanish culture. (The ship departs with passengers not participating in the excursion at 8:30 to reach Cadiz). Guests rejoin the ship in Cadiz in the evening. Overnight at sea to Portimao – Portugal.
Day 7 - Day 7 Portimao, Portugal
Midday arrival in Portimao. Our optional afternoon excursion will take us to Silves, largely destroyed by a 17th century earthquake. Marvel at the centuries-old Moorish castle complex with an underground water reservoir, a 13th Century Cathedral built by Alfonso X of Castile on the site of a former Mosque and a fine strong 15th century bridge over the Rio Arade. During your visit to Silves, you'll also have time to browse the historic exhibits at the Museu Arqueológico. We leave Silves visit and travel into the Serra de Monchique to reach the picturesque city of Monchique nested between two hills. The city retains its 16th century charm and you will walk through its cobbled streets with small doorways housing various artisan trades. There is a 17th~Century Franciscan monastery overlooking the town and a 16th Century Parish Church decorated with hand-crafted blue ceramic tiles. Return to Portimao for late lunch and time at leisure in the afternoon for shopping and swimming. Overnight in port.
Day 8 - Day 8 Portimao – Lisbon, Portugal
Disembarkation 9 am. Escorted bus transfer from Portimao to Lisbon at 9:30. Arrival to Lisbon hotel (name to be advised) at approximately 12:30.
Day 9 - Please Note:
Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel - on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port or in case of other extraordinary conditions.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
11-08-201918-08-2019EUR €2,150Category C
11-08-201918-08-2019EUR €2,550Category B
11-08-201918-08-2019EUR €2,700Category A
11-08-201918-08-2019EUR €3,250Category P
18-08-201925-08-2019EUR €2,150Category C
18-08-201925-08-2019EUR €2,550Category B
18-08-201925-08-2019EUR €2,700Category A
18-08-201925-08-2019EUR €3,250Category P
29-04-202006-05-2020EUR €2,850Category A
29-04-202006-05-2020EUR €3,300Category P
29-04-202006-05-2020EUR €2,300Category C
29-04-202006-05-2020EUR €2,550Category B
06-05-202013-05-2020EUR €2,300Category C
06-05-202013-05-2020EUR €2,550Category B
06-05-202013-05-2020EUR €2,850Category A
06-05-202013-05-2020EUR €3,300Category P
24-07-202031-07-2020EUR €2,300Category C
24-07-202031-07-2020EUR €2,550Category B
24-07-202031-07-2020EUR €2,850Category A
24-07-202031-07-2020EUR €3,300Category P
31-07-202007-08-2020EUR €2,300Category C
31-07-202007-08-2020EUR €2,550Category B
31-07-202007-08-2020EUR €2,850Category A
31-07-202007-08-2020EUR €3,300Category P
07-08-202014-08-2020EUR €2,300Category C
07-08-202014-08-2020EUR €2,550Category B
07-08-202014-08-2020EUR €2,850Category A
07-08-202014-08-2020EUR €3,300Category P
14-08-202021-08-2020EUR €2,300Category C
14-08-202021-08-2020EUR €2,550Category B
14-08-202021-08-2020EUR €2,850Category A
14-08-202021-08-2020EUR €3,300Category P
04-09-202011-09-2020EUR €2,300Category C
04-09-202011-09-2020EUR €2,550Category B
04-09-202011-09-2020EUR €2,850Category A
04-09-202011-09-2020EUR €3,300Category P
11-09-202018-09-2020EUR €2,300Category C
11-09-202018-09-2020EUR €2,550Category B
11-09-202018-09-2020EUR €2,850Category A
11-09-202018-09-2020EUR €3,300Category P

Inclusions

    • Seville, built along the Guadalkivir river with several UNESCO classified monuments and a rich Moorish and Spanish heritage
    • Granada, with its brilliant architectural jewels such as the Alhambra Palace
    • Jerez de la Frontera, an Andalusian city world famous for its architecture, sherry and fine horses
    • Ronda, birthplace of modern bull fighting
    • Gibraltar, a British outpost right in the South of Spain

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