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Mediterranean Explorer

Resort:Mediterranean Explorer
Operator: Saga
Destination: Europe, Gibraltar, Italy, Spain
Price From: £1519.00

Explore Spain and beyond

Cruise the east coast of Spain to discover a land of great beauty, rich in maritime history and blessed with a vibrant and seductive culture. You’ll also stop off at neighbouring Gibraltar, pause in Nice on the Cote d’Azur and have the opportunity to visit the Eternal City of Rome.

Saga price includes…

  • VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required
  • All port taxes, fees and charges
  • Tourist visas if required

And on your cruise…

  • Full board
  • Room service (late night charges apply)
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Porterage of luggage

Itinerary

01/05/2017
Southampton, England

After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to Southampton, embark Independence of the Seas . Depart 1630.

02/05/2017
At sea

Spend the day at sea

02/05/2017
At sea

04/05/2017
Gibraltar, United Kingdom

Arrive 1000. Depart 1600. Admire the famous Rock of Gibraltar and perhaps explore the Great Siege Tunnels inside the Rock, a reminder of Gibraltar’s military past.

05/05/2017
At sea

Spend the day at sea.

06/05/2017
Barcelona, Spain

Arrive 0700. Depart 1700. This buzzing city is alive with Catalan spirit and culture. Discover Antoni Gaudi’s incredible architecture, notably La Sagrada Familia and Park Gell.

07/05/2017
Nice, France

Arrive 0900. Depart 1800. Right in the middle of the Cte dAzur, Nice has long attracted writers and artists with its famously clear light and legendary waterfront, the Promenade des Anglais.

Land by launch or tender

08/05/2017
Civitavecchia (for Rome), Italy

Arrive 0700. Depart 1900. Hidden piazzas, opulent baroque churches, classical ruins at every turn. The best of Italian fashion. Countless art galleries, gardens and palaces. If ever there was a place to return to and delve deeper, its Rome.

09/05/2017
At sea

Spend the day at sea.

10/05/2017
Valencia, Spain

Arrive 0700. Depart 1500. This vibrant regional capital has an historic old quarter and a wealth of avant garde architecture. Explore the stunning buildings, including the famous cathedral. Or head to the city beaches before relaxing in one of the seafront bars and cafs.

11/05/2017
Mlaga, Spain

Arrive 1100. Depart 1900. In the fabulous city of Mlaga the birthplace of Picasso visit the Moorish Alcazaba Fortress, or head to nearby Granada to see the Alhambra Palace. Mlaga’s history spans about 2,700 years and is one of the oldest cities in the world. Continue exploring here or take a trip to nearby Nerja to see the impressive prehistoric caves.

12/05/2017
Cadiz (for Seville) Spain

Arrive 0700. Depart 1500. From Cadiz you can visit Seville, a glorious mix of grand boulevards, narrow streets, cobbled alleys and pretty squares. The tomb of Christopher Columbus lies in the city cathedral.

13/05/2017
At sea

Spend the day at sea.

14/05/2017
At sea

Spend the day at sea.

15/05/2017
Southampton, England

Arrive 05.30. Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.