Shore excursions from Cadiz, Malaga & Gibraltar ports

Why book your shore excursion with us?

  • Pick up in front of the port
  • Groups limited to 15 guests
  • Guarantee to be back on board an hour before departure
  • All tours are conducted by certified guides
  • Skip the line tickets included on all tours
  • Choice between guided, self-guided or private tours
  • Build your own group and save even more
  • Luxury licensed vehicles and tour manager on all cruises excursions
  • Multiple shore excursions package to save more
  • Shore excursion that suits your budget



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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.    

Jerez self guided tour

Discover the world capital of Sherry and home of the spectacular Andalusian horses from the port of Cadiz. On this self guided shore excursion you will get to explore one of the most beautiful town of Andalusia: Jerez de la Frontera. Our exclusive mini coach shuttle service will pick you up close to Cadiz port and take you comfortably to Jerez, only a 30 minutes drive away. You will be dropped off right in the historical centre in Plaza de Arenal, a lively square at a short walking distance from most popular wine cellars and main historical monuments of Jerez. Our English speaking representative will hand you maps and recommend you the best places to visit. Once by yourself, you may choose to visit one of the 36 wine cellars (bodegas).Learn about the Sherry making process and taste some of the local production. The Alcazar of Jerez, an intact Moorish fortress dated back from the 12th century, trully worth a visit as well as the Cathedral and the handful of churches like Iglesia San Miguel right in the heart of the old town. See the Casa del Cabildo square or step in a Tabanco, a traditional bar dedicated to serving sherry where you could also bite on some home made tapas. This self guided shore excursion allows you to request a drop off at the Royal Andalusian Equestrian School to visit its incredible premises, watch the horses training or attend the famous Horses Show before seeing the historical centre of Jerez. Enjoy a guided scenic tour of Cadiz before your driver drops you at the Cruise Terminal at least an hour before the ship departs.   

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. 

Moorish Malaga

See the fascinating Moorish side of Malaga on this 5 hours shore excursion starting from the port.  Meet your guide in front of the terminal exit and board your private luxury vehicle.Your will start your tour with a scenic tour of Malaga and your guide will point at the most significants sightseing as well as giving you a general introduction about the city eventful past. After escaping the buzzing streets of Malaga, your minicoach will head right to the very top of the hills and reach the Gibralfaro castle. Built in the 10th century, this fortress sits on the flanks of the Montes de Malaga mountain range surrounding Malaga and as well as being an emblematic symbol of the city, boasts a spectacular view of the Andalusian town and its surroundings including a perfect insight into the bullring! This place was considered as the most impregnable fortress of the peninsula and you will hear about the defining moments in Spanish history that took place there while exploring the gardens, towers and ramparts with your knowledgable guide. Embark your vehicle and go down the hill to enter one of Malaga most beautiful monument: the Alcazaba. The 11th century citadel dates back to Muslims period and has the particularity to display different civilisations features through its proximity with the Roman Theatre and the Aduana customs building. The Alcazaba is considered as being one of the most important Muslim master piece in Spain thanks to its breathtaking patios, gardens and pools, major characterictics of an Arab palace. After a visit of this true gem, you will continue your visit towards the Cathedral of Malaga. Reknowed as being one the most beautiful Cathedrals in Spain, it was built on the vestige of a mosque and marked the evolution of Gothic style. Explore the multiple rooms inside and admire the artwork on display after seeing the orange trees courtyards. We will then take a walking tour in Malaga city centre where you will be able to see the  Alameda del Parque, Plaza de la Merced, Calle Granada, Iglesia de Santiago, Plaza de la Constitución, Calle Larios and even get inside the Mercado Atarazanas to find out about Andalusian cuisine and vibrant culture.

Private white washed villages route

Explore Arcos de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia and Vejer de la Frontera on this private shore excursion departing from the port of Cadiz. Meet your local guide in front of the Cruise Terminal and sit comfortably in your A/C minicoach with your private group of up to 15 guests. As you start the White Washed Villages Route, the beauty of the landscape with olive and sunflower fields blending harmoniously will charm you along the 40 minutes journey. Perched on a hill 200 metres above sea level, Arcos de la Frontera stretches majestically over the Guadalete river valley. Your licensed guide will take you around the Old Town (declared Historical Site) where the maze-like narrow streets, ancient archways and breath-taking views will enchant you. Some of the sights you will see include Arcos Castle (15th century fortress), the Matrera Gateway (11th century) as well as the Santa María Basilica Church. Break for a coffee or a glass of Sangria at one of the medieval corners and sense the authentic Andalusian atmosphere. You will be given some free time to look for one of the finest local wines, fine pottery or leather items. On your journey to your next village, you will come across the famous “Ruta del Torro”, (the bull route) where hundreds of them can be seen breading peacefully in the spectacular valleys. The next village you will explore is Medina Sidonia, a Moorish Kingdom for more than 500 years. The town is characterized by medieval walls and tidy narrow cobbled streets flanked by rows of reja-fronted houses. See Medina Castle, the Roman archaeological complex and visit the 16th century Church of St Mary the Crowned which boasts incredible dimensional artwork. Continue your visit to Vejer de la Frontera reknown for having one of the most beautiful and best preserved historic-artistic settings in Spain.The impressive Moorish looking hilltop village is shaped by four medieval town gates combining Moorish and Christian architectural styles. As you explore the Old Quarter, you will see the Castle, the manor houses "Palacio del Marqués de Tamarón" and "Casa del Mayorazgo" as well as the 14th century Divino Salvador Parish Church. This pleasant walk will take you through beautiful houses flanked by inner patios filled with flowers. Have lunch in one of the local seafood restaurants before boarding back your private transport. Back in Cadiz, your guide will take you on a scenic tour before dropping you back in front of the Cruise Terminal at least an hour before departure.

Rock Tour

Discover the legendary Rock of Gibraltar on this shore excursion departing from Gibraltar port terminal. Our guide and driver will pick you up at your ship descent for a 3 hours thrilling insight of the Rock´s hidden treasures and inhabitants.  This shore excursion will take you round the Rock while hearing about its historical past, legends and anecdotes. You will start your tour with a visit of the Europa Point.  You will also visit the Nature Reserve up the actual Rock (top of the Rock), its famous St Michael´s Cave and even meet its legendary inhabitants: the Apes! (Apes Den). Carry on your tour by visiting the Great Siege Tunnels, famous for their role during the WW2. Your visit will be lead by a local and certified driver who will share the knowledge of its birthplace with you.  Then drive to Catalan Bay. A drive round the back of the rock, east coast,  for a photo stop overlooking this beautiful fishing village and beach. The rock’s  Italian descendants started by Genoese Merchants fleeing from Napoleonic wars, who settled in this part of the Mediterranean. Follow up with Europa Point. A coastal and tunnel drive will take you to the most southern point in Europe, a photo stop at the shore of the Straits of Gibraltar to North Africa. You will stand between both, Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Trinity Lighthouse, Moorish Mosque, General Sikorski’s Monument and a different view angle of the rock. First stop at the Upper Rock Nature  Reserve, 150 meters above sea level and visit the Pillars of Hercules. A  5 minute photo stop where you will enjoy great views overlooking the Bay and Straits of Gibraltar to North Africa Morocco. The Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea. In ancient times known as “Non Plus Ultra” The end of the World. Then go up to 300 meters above sea level to reach St Michael Cave, a 20 minute visit in this natural grotto to admire its beauty with stalactites and lighting display. Inhabited by the Neanderthals and visited since the time of the Romans, prepared as an emergency hospital during WWII.  Reach the Top of the Rock and enjoy stunning views of both sides of the rock, 400 meters  above sea level. Here, you meet the rock’s main pack of Barbary Apes,  all ages and sizes and maybe even have a close encounter, this pack totals a  number of approximately 40 apes, which we know well.  Introduced in 1750, at present there’s approximately 200 apes  roaming free on the upper rock. The Great Siege Tunnels, at the northern face of the rock, 100 meters above sea level, a 20 minute visit to this man made tunnel, built the hard way, deep into the rock, houses a gallery of cannons proving to have served as  a very effective defence during the Great Siege.  Views overlooking Gibraltar Airport run-way, with great views to the most southern point in Spain/ Land Frontier. Finish your tour with an experience a unique drive across the airport’s runway, where both pedestrians and vehicles cross, this is controlled by traffic lights and barriers. Both RAF and civilians use the airport with daily flights from UK. See the land frontier with Spain. After the tour, spend some time in the lovely Victorian streets of Gibraltar historical centre and shop till you drop tax free on Main street!    

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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.

White washed village day tour

Discover four white washed villages in this full day excursion through the mountain range of Cadiz. Our multilingual guide will pick you up at your hotel in the morning for an wonderful day in the Sierra of Cadiz where you will learn about the fascinating history of those jewels of Andalusia while marvelling at the incomparable scenery.  Start your day tour with a visit of Arcos de la Frontera, a village holding more than 2000 years of history. Perched majestically on the top of the hills, Arcos is surrounded by a medieval fortress overlooking the Guadalquivir river. Your guide will take you around the Old Town where you will visit Santa Maria church and its incredible interior. Follow the visit in the maze like narrow streets and reach the Maroyazgo palace and San Pedro church before seeing the "Holy S**t" balcony, named after the impression it creates when you stand on it. You will have some free time to shop in the several hand-craft souvenirs shops or purchase some locally produced wine. Carry on your tour towards Benamahoma, a tiny "pueblo blanco" sitting on the banks of  the Majaceite river. Stop to admire the natural pools and the luxurious fauna and flora and perhaps purchase some cured meat and sausages reputed for being among the very best of the region. Board your comfortable mini-coach and continue your excursion in the Natural Park of the Sierra before stopping in Grazalema, a beautiful picturesque village located 1400 metres above sea level. Enjoy the incredible views that surrounds you and make sure that you have your camera on hand to capture the landscape. Take a tour of the former Moorish village with your guide and sample the "Payoyo cheese" at a local cheese factory before stopping for lunch at one of the shaded terrace.  Our white washed village tour next stop is Zahara de la Sierra, a true gem in Andalusia. See the Baroque Santa Maria La Meza Church, the town gate and the Castle of Zahara known as the" Villa Arabe". Enjoy the view point from the "Torre del Homenaje" overlooking the mountain range and the reservoir. Have a coffee while making the most of the breathtaking views before visiting the Vinculo Olive Oil Mill and sample some of the best Olive Oil local production.  Its now time to make your way back to your hotel after a day filled with unforgettable memories.     

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.