Embark Royal Clipper in the breathtaking city of Lisbon for this unique voyage uncovering the history, culture and architecture of Portugal, Spain and Morocco.
Sail to Portimao to explore the beautiful beaches and historic towns of the western Algarve, then discover the lively souks or historic Kasbah during your time in the exotic city of Tangier, gateway to Africa.
Visit Gibraltar, the famous British outpost home to the Barbary Apes, and pretty Motril in Andalucia, a stone's throw from Granada with its magnificent Alhambra Palace.
S577 Operated by Star Clippers
Spain and Morocco Itinerary
Day 1 - Lisbon (Portugal)
Embark Royal Clipper in Lisbon.
Day 2 - Portimao
Portimão makes a great base from which to explore the extensive history of the western Algarve, including Lagos which was the heart of Portugal’s 14th-century age of exploration and Silves which was the Algarve's ancient capital.
Day 3 - Tangier (Morocco) - Gibraltar (UK)
The city of Tangier is the gateway to Africa and the historic medina has pretty alleyways and lively souks. The Kasbah houses a museum with fascinating artefacts, including 16th-century jewellery and a superb floor mosaic. Later, cruise to Gibraltar, arriving late evening.
Day 4 - Gibraltar
Gibraltar is dominated by the iconic Rock of Gibraltar. Perhaps take the cable car to the summit for spectacular views and to see the island's famous apes. Dolphins leap in the sparkling waters of Gibraltar Bay and the chances of seeing them are good.
Day 5 - Motril (Spain)
The charming resort of Motril in Andalucia enjoys sunny beaches and nestles in the foothills of the Sierra Lujar mountains. It is the gateway to Granada and the magnificent Alhambra Palace.
Day 6 - Malaga
Disembark Royal Clipper in Malaga.
For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.