Day shore excursion
- City Tour Cadiz & Jerez
Discover the history and
culture of 2 of the most important cities in Southern Spain.Meet
your guide at the pier for a walking tour of Cádiz, widely
acknowledged to be the oldest city in Europe, founded in 1100 BC by
the Phoenicians who called it ‘Gadir’.
As you stroll through the historical part of Cadiz, you’ll see the
Town Hall, the impressive Cathedral and ‘Plaza de las Flores’
(Flower Sellers Square). There will be some free time to enjoy a
refreshing drink or browse the local souvenir shops.
Join your coach and make your way to city of Jerez de la Frontera ;
the home of sherry wine, flamenco and Andalusian horses.
Upon arrival in Jerez, you’ll view the city’s highlights, town
squares and monuments from the comfort of your coach, before
continuing on foot to the Alcazar, an amazing 12th century Moorish
Fortress. You’ll also see the Cathedral of Jerez and the beautiful
‘Plaza de Arenal’ before some free time to rest your feet and
perhaps sample a local sherry wine if you wish.
Day shore excursion
- City Tour Cadiz & Sevilla
Always a favorite, the
stunning city of Seville offers a wide variety of compelling and famous
Sensational Seville, with its colorful history and legendary landmarks,
is well worth a visit and in recent years has been captured as a
must-see destination in Dan Brown’s bestseller, ‘Digital Fortress’.
Renowned as the largest place of worship in Spain and one of the largest
in the world, the Cathedral of Seville boasts a lavish interior. Outside
stands La Giralda, an imposing 322-foot tower, formerly a Moorish-style
minaret from a mosque that once stood on this site.
Stroll through the old Jewish Santa Cruz Quarter with its labyrinth of
narrow streets, wrought-iron-grilled windows, whitewashed buildings and
tiled patios. Lunch has not been included within the tour to allow
maximum flexibility in Seville. Be tempted by one of the many cafés and
restaurants within the area or perhaps make a visit to the magnificent
Alcazar – home to Spanish kings.
Enjoy a panoramic drive around Seville, which is one of the ‘jewels in
the crown of Europe’ and is considered to be on a par with Venice and
Florence. You’ll have brief photo-stops at sights such as the Plaza
America, Plaza de España, and Maria Luisa Park.
There will also be a short time for shopping.