Day Tours & Shore Excursions in Andalusia


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Cadiz and Jerez

This shore excursion is a great way to make the most of your time by visiting two of the most ancient cities of Andalusia in one day: Jerez, the world capital of Sherry and Cadiz, the oldest founded city in Western Europe. Meet our local guide close to Cadiz Port and embark your A/C mini coach for a picturesque 30 mn journey to Jerez de la Frontera. Jerez architectural style is superb, and while exploring the historical centre you will marvel at the Plaza del Cabildo, San Miguel church and the Cathedral of Jerez a peculiar mix of Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical style. Your exciting visit will continue with a visit to the Alcazar a 12th century Moorish fortress formally used as a residence and fortress by the Almohad rulers of Southern Spain. Explore the Octogonal tower, the Arab baths, the Mosque and the gardens with your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy some free time for shopping or visiting one of the 36 wine cellars to learn about the production of sherry and sample the local production. Get back on-board and head back towards Cadiz. As you enter the 3000 years old city, you will go through the city walls of Puerta de Tierra before heading to La Caleta beach, a former Phoenician port flanked by Santa Catalina and San Sebastian castles. See the beautiful French Gardens of Parque Genoves and admire the impressive façade of the Falla Theatre, home of the biggest carnival contest in Spain.    Wave good bye to your driver and start your walking tour in Plaza España, a monument commemorating the Spanish constitution. The narrow streets of Cadiz as well as its charming balconies will enchant you as you explore Plaza Mina and Plaza San Francisco before stopping at the imposing Cathedral of Cadiz which construction took 116 years. Your shore excursion will end with a tour of the Roman Theatre, ranked the second oldest in the world. From there, your guide will take you back to your ship at least an hour before departing time.

Cadiz Bike Tour

Bike Tour in Cadiz Join a fun and efficient way to discover the oldest city in Europe on this bike tour sightseeing Cadiz Old quarter and New Town. This family friendly tour is designed to give you the most complete insight of Cadiz hidden corners. Meet our multilingual guide and get ready for a thrilling ride inside the 3000 years old city. Start your guided tour by taking a ride to Puerta de Tierra where you will admire the majestic city gates that separate the Old and New Town. Once in the New Town, ride along the beautiful "Playa de las Mujeres" and marvel at one of most beautiful beaches in town. Your small group will head towards Campo Sur, easily recognizable by its colorful houses facing the ocean. On the way, spot the former Royal Prison and stop by to visit the Roman Theatre, ranked second most ancient of the Roman Empire after Pompeii. Step in to admire the 2000 years old underground galleries and hear about the fascinating past of this true gem. As we reach the Cathedral, you will be stunned by the wonderful mix of Baroque and Neo Classical architecture that characterizes the imposing building. Keep navigating through the narrow streets of the historical centre, and stop by the Flower sellers square and the Market of Cadiz to step into the local life. The markets are trully charming. Back on the seafront, we will stop by the spectacular La Caleta Beach, a former Phoenician port and visit Santa Catalina and San Sebastian Castles. Your ride will take you to the botanical garden and the French style gardens of Genoves Park before moving to the romantic promenade of the Alameda Apodaca. Your friendly guide will take you to the Falla Theatre, a New Moorish edifice home of the Carnival contest of Cadiz. Take a break at a shaded terrace and sip on a freshly made sangria before moving to admire Plaza España, one of Cadiz main landmark. Cycle through Plaza Mina, former quarter of the 16th century bourgeoisie and Calle Ancha a gorgeous street filled with former residences of wealthy merchants. You will be stunned by the Tavira Tower before we head towards Plaza San Juan de Dios and the medieval Populo quarter, believed to be the oldest inhabited district in Western Europe. The tour will end close to the port of Cadiz.    

Costa de la Luz tour

Explore the Costa de la Luz and visit its most important sights on this day tour. Start your day in our comfortable A/C coach or minibus after our guide picked up right at the reception of your hotel or appartment. You will head south to reach Tarifa, the southernest point in Europe by riding along the Costa de la Luz. On your way you will be able to observe the stunning beauty of this area where verdroyant hills streches at the bottom of white towns. During the hour long journey, your guide will point at the various sightseeing before you reach the truly beautiful village of Tarifa.  You will be able to observe the Africa from the Mirador and see its shore streching at your feets. One of the highlights of the tour is Las Lances beach where the Mediteranean and Atlantic ocean meet. During the walking tour of the old town you will pas by the Guzman Castle and the city walls surroundig the city.Free time to enjoy the numerous handcraft shops or have a coffee in one of the beautiful narrow streets will be given.  Your visit will continue with a tour of the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia in Boloña before you reach Barbate,reknowned for its tuna production. Our guide will tell you about the ancient fishing technic still in used and you will even be able to sample some of the local production.  As the afternoon stretches we will reach Vejer de la Frontera, one of the most beautiful white washed village in Andalusia.That would be a perfect spot to stop for lunch and try some of the amazing fish and sea food tapas of this region. After a break overlooking the wonderful view, we will visit the Jewish quarter, the city walls and towers as well as some of the typical  patio filled houses that makes this village so special.  After a great day, we will drop you back at your departing point.  

Day trip to Morocco

A day in Tangier Visit the vibrant city of Tangier on this cultural day trip to Morocco. Join a group and board your minicoach towards Tarifa, your point of departure to reach the African continent. Sit back and relax during the 60 minutes beautiful journey before boarding the fast ferry to Tangier.  It only takes 45 minutes to get across the strait of Gibraltar, and you may spot dolphins and other cetaceans on the way. Upon arrival, our local guide who will take you on a scenic tour of the city’s major landmarks. Start with a drive on the outskirts and reach the green upper hills of Tangier. You will marvel at the Palace of Mohammed VI of Morocco as well as the King of Saudi Arabia summer residence. Continue to Cape Spartel and watch the magical point where the Atlantic and Mediterranean seas meet. After a photo spot, get ready for a once in a lifetime experience: enjoy a camel ride on the beach! Your visit will carry on with a tour of the Caves of Hercules, which according to the legend is the place Hercules stayed and slept before accomplishing his 11th labor. Board your coach and head towards the heart of the bustling town center to navigate through the French, Portuguese, American and Spanish quarters of Tangier. The mix of culture in this area that used to be an international zone is truly amazing. Your multilingual guide will then take you on a walking tour of the Old Town commencing with a visit of the colorful spices and vegetables market. Explore the maze-like Kasbah, the Medina and the Souk before entering the Sultanate Palace, a must see in Tangier. The building courtyards which are decorated with wooden ceilings, marble fountains and arabesques, are truly amazing. This day trip includes a 3 courses lunch at a Moroccan restaurant where you’ll experience some of the most exquisite dishes of local cuisine while listening to musicians playing traditional songs. Grab the opportunity to improve your belly dancing skills! After lunch, follow your guide to learn about carpet making ancient technique, Moroccan natural medicine, and spices. Alternatively, you may simply use that time to stroll down the narrow streets picking up souvenirs from the hand craft shops or sipping on a cup of fresh mint tea at a terrace. After a beautiful day, it will be time to go back to the port where you will board your ferry back to Spain and return to your accommodation.    

Marbella and Puerto Banus

Treat yourself and spend a day in Marbella, the rich and famous playground! Your private shore excursion will start at Malaga port terminal where you will be picked up by your licensed guide in a luxury vehicle for up to 15 guests. Sit comfortable, check your emails using our on board wi-fi and head towars jet set Marbella. Your guide will point out at the main monuments as you exit bustling Malaga and on your  way on the Costa del Sol will provide a deep insight into the local life, history and anecdotes. Start your visit of Marbella with a scenic tour where you will see the old city gates and the famous Mar Avenue. Its now time to explore the old town of Marbella where you will be able to see the Incarnation Church, as well as hermitages and chapels and incredible Moorish remains dated back as far as the 14th century. The pinacle of your visit is Orange square, a lovely area shaded by orange trees. Time will be given to simply relax with a cup of coffee at a terrace or explore the narrow streets in search of a souvenir.  Your friendly host will take you back to your vehicle and you will go up the hills of Marbella to explore the local Beverly Hills area where more than thousands of world celebrities and royalties have established a permanent or second residence. This worth having your camera at hands to marvel at those architectural master piece mansions and display of wealth such as the King Abdul Aziz Al Saud Mosque which reportedly cost over 40 millions euros to built.  A trip to Marbella wouldn´t be complete without seeing Puerto Banus, the Marina wich holds some of the biggest and most expensive yatchs in the word. There you could come accross any international celebrities, sportsman or entrepreneurs. Have a lunch at your own expense while overlooking the bay, shop in one of the luxury shop designers or simply walk around the beautiful area and soak up the atmosphere.  Your guide will take you back to your vehicle and take you back to Malaga terminal at least an hour before your ship departs. 

Seville on your own

Smart price option to visit Seville. This shore excursion shuttle bus from Cadiz port to Seville historical centre will ensure your risk-free transfer with our A/C shuttle bus at a cheaper rate than any cruise ship. Board our coach close to the port of Cadiz and sit comfortably for a 90 mn journey through the verdroyant countryside. Your English speaking host will point at the various olives and sunflowers fields as well as the villages that can be seen on your journey and provide you with information on local culture and history.   Sit back, relax and get some tips on what to do from our expert and use this time to plan your visit to the capital of Andalusia. As you arrive in Seville, you will start by a scenic tour where you will be able to see the Palm Trees Avenue, Plaza de Americas, the Golden Tower before stopping for a self guided visit of Plaza de España, one of Seville greatest landmark.  Your drop off point is right in Seville historical centre, a couple minutes walk away from the Cathedral, the Real Alcazar and the Jewish quarter.  Maps will be provided by your tour escort although they are often proven unnecessary the main sites being 300 metres away from each other. Depending on your ship docking time you will have between 3 and 5 hours to explore Seville at your leisure. After collecting you from your meeting point, your tour escort will take you back to your coach and you will head back to Cadiz where you will be dropped off in front of the port terminal at least and hour before your ship departs. A scenic tour of Cadiz will be offered to complement the great value for money that offers this cruise excursion.  

The secrets of Cadiz

Cadiz small group scenic and walking tour Join a small group limited to 15 guests on this Cadiz shore excursion that includes a scenic and a walking tour of the oldest town in Europe. Meet your local guide close to the port. The first part of this guided cruise excursion starts with a panoramic tour of Cadiz from the comfort of your A/C coach. As you depart, you will pass a 18th century Moorish style tobacco factory before stopping for a visit of the city Protecting Walls of Puerta de Tierra, one of the city iconic spot.  Re-board your coach and head towards the Royal Prison and the colourful Campo Sur district. As your coach progresses through the ancient town, you will stop to admire the stunning view of La Caleta Bay, the former Phoenician port before entering Santa Catalina Castle, a 16th century military fortress. You will carry on to the Falla Theatre, centre of the biggest carnival in Spain before strolling in Genoves Park, Cadiz botanical garden. On the way to Plaza España, where your walking tour starts, you will stop to see the Alamada Apodaca, a shaded area with Moorish gardens and fountains. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the 1st Spanish Constitution while admiring the imposing Las Cortes monument. Get inside the heart of the old town where the picturesque Mina square, (home of the 19th century bourgeoisie of Cadiz) San Francisco and San Antonio square await your visit. Stroll inside the narrow streets enchanted by stunning balconies and indoor patios and enjoy the rare beauty of Cadiz. Get your camera ready to catch a view of the 19th century palaces that fill Calle Ancha, and hear how Cadiz became the richest town in Europe at times of New World Exploration. The Flower Market and the Central Market will give you an insight into the local life. Marvel at the watching towers that surround the historical centre like the Tavira Tower before seeing the Cathedral of Cadiz. Your exhilarating visit will end after a tour of the Populo medieval quarter and a visit of the Roman Theatre.

Wonders of Seville

Discover the pearl of Andalusia on this shore excursion from Cadiz to Seville that includes visits of the Cathedral, The Real Alcazar Palaces, Plaza España and the Jewish quarter. This full day tour is limited to 15 guests per guide. Your timely skip the line tickets will ensure you make the most of your time in the capital of Andalusia. Seville is one of the most important cultural, historical and architectural towns in Spain. Go back in time until the ruling of different civilizations such as the Romans and the Moors and see their print mark as well as the treasures of the formally called "Port of the Indies". Start your journey from the port of Cadiz and embark your A/C mini coach to enjoy a comfortable 90 minutes drive to the historical centre of Seville. The charming landscape on your journey such as the villages and the olives and sunflowers fields will keep you entertained. Your tour manager will provide plenty of details on the surroundings during this 90 minutes. Your scenic tour starts on the Avenida de las Palmeras where you can admire several beautiful pavilions. You will ride along the Guadalquivir River and pass the Golden Tower, a tower formally part of Seville city walls. As your coach goes through the lively streets, you will admire one of the most ancient bullrings in Spain- the Real Maestranza. Continue your ride to Plaza España. The imposing edifice is considered to be one of the most remarkable buildings in Spain and you will marvel at its incomparable beauty. After your scenic tour, your shore excursion caries on with  a walking tour of Seville historical centre, going through the labyrinths of the Jewish quarter also called Barrio Santa Cruz. As you navigate through the narrow cobbled streets filled with orange trees and shaded squares, you will sense the distinctive atmosphere of the city while your official guide will make the area live to you. This area will be the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing cup of café con leche while sounds of Flamenco can be heard from nearby taverns. Its now time to visit the Real Alcazar palace. Your skip the line tickets will allow you an easy and fast access to this unique 10th century Moorish fortress. Its breathtaking gardens, fountains and hand crafted indoors revealing the rich architectural, educational and cultural past of Seville are nonpareil. The upstairs part is still in used by the King of Spain as a residence. As you walk in the gardens and you might recognize the Kingdom of Dorne from Game of Thrones. You will will marvel at the grandeur of the Cathedral of Seville, another UNESCO World Heritage Site also the final resting place of Christopher Columbus. The golden interiors of the Cathedral and its abyssal structure will astonish you. It hosts the second biggest private art collection in the world. After a walk down the Paseo de los Naranjos, admire the Giralda Tower, and if you fancy, walk up to the to enjoy a bird view of the city. Following a memorable tour, you will have some free time on your own to do some shopping or have some lunch in one of the numerous cafés or restaurants nearby. Rejoin your tour escort and start your way back to your ship. On arrival, you will be given a scenic tour of Cadiz. Our coach will drop you off at the cruise terminal where you will be able to board your ship at least an hour before departure.

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