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Morocco, Spain, Portugal

8D7N Carmen on the Atlantic Coast – Musical Cruise

8D7N Carmen on the Atlantic Coast – Musical Cruise

Per Pax
From: $21950 $3600 From: €4807 €3427 From: £4127 £2942 From: RM21950 RM15650 From: CAD6541 CAD4664 From: SGD7002 SGD4992 From: AUD7287 AUD5196 From: HKD39773 HKD28358
Casablanca

Luxury cruise aboard to experience a truly exceptional sea voyage with a difference. Discover expeditions to the majestic landscapes of the Artic and the Antarctic. Great choice for couples, solo travelers and those who love small-ship cruising. Ponant Cruises offers exceptional bilingual service, world-class dining and elegantly-appointed accommodation and public areas in terms of the onboard experience. Choose a cruise on an Explorer Class vessel, you will benefit from several expedition-style features. Relaxing in the Blue Eye Lounge, an underwater multi-sensory environment that boasts comfortable seating and privileged views of life beneath the waves. Ponant’s expedition ships also carry a fleet of Zodiacs deployed frequently throughout each itinerary for sightseeing excursions and trips ashore.

Cities to Visit: Casablanca – Malaga – Marbella – Cadiz – Lisbon
Language: English

Tour Deal

~ PONANT Bonus Discount up to 25%
~ First Time Cruiser EUR 250


Booking Period: from Now till February 28, 2022
Travel Period: from April 26, 2022 till May 3, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ A musical cruise in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, in the presence of Alain Duault, Béatrice Uria-Monzon and with an exceptional musical line-up.
~ A cruise to discover the landscapes, architecture and history of Spain and Portugal.
~ UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alhambra of Granada from Málaga, the Alcázar of Seville from Cadix, the tower of Belem and the monastery of Jeronimos in Lisbon (disembarkation port).
~ In Casablanca, a visit to the Hassan II mosque, a majestic building that juts out into the ocean.
~ The Andalusian city of Cadiz, one of the oldest cities in the Western Mediterranean.
~ The opportunity to discover the Puente Nuevo de Ronda from Marbella.
What To Expect
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, with the exceptional presence of Béatrice Uria-Monzon and Alain Duault.

Discover the wonders of Spain's east coast, sailing on to Lisbon, during an exceptional 8-day cruise, aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville.

Your ship will set sail from Casablanca, the bustling “White City” of Morocco, and make its way to Malaga, the lively capital of the Costa del Sol, before travelling onward to Marbella. From the Paleochristian and Roman remains, in the area around this famous seaside resort, to the heart of the old town, its history can be read in its buildings, in particular the 10th century castle built by the Moors. You will also have the possibility of strolling through the picturesque town of Ronda and discovering its famous Puente Nuevo.

Then, you will discover Cadiz, one of the country’s oldest cities, built on a rock and surrounded by the sea. From this port of call, you will have the opportunity to explore Seville and immerse yourselves in the famous opera, Carmen, which is set in the city. Among the treasures of the Andalusian capital, you will discover the cathedral and the Alcazar, both listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Your journey around the Atlantic will conclude with a visit to Lisbon. This city with its nostalgic charm has a unique personality, a blend of tramways, museums and listed buildings.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE CASABLANCA, MOROCCO (EMBARKATION)

    Embarkation from 16h00 to 17h00. Your cruise ship is ready for boarding.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: CASABLANCA

    Situated along the Atlantic coast, Casablanca is the very image of contemporary Morocco: Westernised and cosmopolitan. Exploring the architectural heritage of the “White City” tells you all you need to know about its cultural and historical diversity. Breathtaking highlights include the majestic Hassan II Mosque, considered to be one of the greatest religious buildings in the world. You can explore the narrow alleys of the old Medina, which stand in sharp contrast to the surrounding modern architecture. To get the most from the seafront, the Ain Diab Corniche provides a pleasant place for strolling with easy access to the beach.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: MALAGA, SPAIN

    A historical and festive town, Malaga is located in Andalusia, on the Costa del Sol. Between the marina and the beaches, the seaside promenade of La Farola offers an ideal setting for strolling and relaxing. Set slightly further back, the Malagueta bullring is one of the emblematic sites of the city. From the hill overlooking the old town, one can see Gibralfaro castle and the Alcazaba, two fortified ensembles rising out from the cypresses and maritime pines. To visit Pablo Picasso’s birthplace, you will go first to the courtly plaza de la Merced. A few streets back from here, you can explore the museum dedicated to the artist, in the Buenavista palace.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: MARBELLA

    In the province of Malaga, Marbella is a renowned seaside resort on the Costa del Sol. The remains of early Christian and Roman sites around this former mining town, located at the foot of the Sierra Blanca mountains, bear witness to a rich history. With its white houses on flowery little streets, the old town is perfect for a pleasant stroll. The Plaza de los Naranjos, former focal point of the city, is near the 10th-century Arabic castle and the Church of Santa María de la Encarnación. Not far from here, you’ll be able to discover the magnificent viewpoints offered by Ronda, a picturesque town perched 700 metres (2,296 feet) high. Its Puente Nuevo bridge majestically crosses the gorges of the Guadalevin River that cuts the town in two.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: CADIZ

    Andalusia’s Cadiz is located on the Costa de la Luz, in the south-west of Spain. From the beaches of Cortadura, to the flamenco bars of Santa Maria, through the colourful streets of la Viña, you will be amazed by this city, which is both steeped in history and extremely festive. In the medieval El Pópulo district, you will stroll along covered passages in the narrow gaps between houses. You will also be able to mosey around the lush Mina square. The star of the show is the magnificent cathedral and its dome crowned with yellow porcelain, presiding above the Ocean.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: AT SEA

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: LISBON, PORTUGAL

    Portugal’s capital city located on the banks of the Tagus, only a few kilometres from the Atlantic coast, is a city of exceptionally rich cultural diversity. At the mouth of the river harbour, impose two UNESCO World Heritage monuments, Jeronimos monastery and Belem tower. The Alfama hillside is also worth visiting: known for its fado bars and its Moorish streets, this district is the oldest one of the city and one of the most typical. Not far from there, Chiado’s elegant streets are home to big fashion labels and are an invitation to a bit of of luxury shopping.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: DEPART LISBON (DISEMBARKATION)

    Disembarkation at 07h00. Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 7 nights shipboard on Ponant Cruise
~ All meals & drinks onboard (excluding premium brands)
~ Safety & port charges
~ 24 hour room service (special selection)
~ Butler service (special selection)
~ Free unlimited WIFI onboard
~ Evening entertainment and events

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Airport transfer
~ Travel Insurance & Visa
~ Gratuities

Where to Visits

Information

~ PONANT Bonus Discount up to 25%
~ First Time Cruiser EUR 250


Booking Period: from Now till February 28, 2022
Travel Period: from April 26, 2022 till May 3, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ A musical cruise in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, in the presence of Alain Duault, Béatrice Uria-Monzon and with an exceptional musical line-up.
~ A cruise to discover the landscapes, architecture and history of Spain and Portugal.
~ UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alhambra of Granada from Málaga, the Alcázar of Seville from Cadix, the tower of Belem and the monastery of Jeronimos in Lisbon (disembarkation port).
~ In Casablanca, a visit to the Hassan II mosque, a majestic building that juts out into the ocean.
~ The Andalusian city of Cadiz, one of the oldest cities in the Western Mediterranean.
~ The opportunity to discover the Puente Nuevo de Ronda from Marbella.
What To Expect
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, with the exceptional presence of Béatrice Uria-Monzon and Alain Duault.

Discover the wonders of Spain's east coast, sailing on to Lisbon, during an exceptional 8-day cruise, aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville.

Your ship will set sail from Casablanca, the bustling “White City” of Morocco, and make its way to Malaga, the lively capital of the Costa del Sol, before travelling onward to Marbella. From the Paleochristian and Roman remains, in the area around this famous seaside resort, to the heart of the old town, its history can be read in its buildings, in particular the 10th century castle built by the Moors. You will also have the possibility of strolling through the picturesque town of Ronda and discovering its famous Puente Nuevo.

Then, you will discover Cadiz, one of the country’s oldest cities, built on a rock and surrounded by the sea. From this port of call, you will have the opportunity to explore Seville and immerse yourselves in the famous opera, Carmen, which is set in the city. Among the treasures of the Andalusian capital, you will discover the cathedral and the Alcazar, both listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.

Your journey around the Atlantic will conclude with a visit to Lisbon. This city with its nostalgic charm has a unique personality, a blend of tramways, museums and listed buildings.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE CASABLANCA, MOROCCO (EMBARKATION)

    Embarkation from 16h00 to 17h00. Your cruise ship is ready for boarding.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: CASABLANCA

    Situated along the Atlantic coast, Casablanca is the very image of contemporary Morocco: Westernised and cosmopolitan. Exploring the architectural heritage of the “White City” tells you all you need to know about its cultural and historical diversity. Breathtaking highlights include the majestic Hassan II Mosque, considered to be one of the greatest religious buildings in the world. You can explore the narrow alleys of the old Medina, which stand in sharp contrast to the surrounding modern architecture. To get the most from the seafront, the Ain Diab Corniche provides a pleasant place for strolling with easy access to the beach.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: MALAGA, SPAIN

    A historical and festive town, Malaga is located in Andalusia, on the Costa del Sol. Between the marina and the beaches, the seaside promenade of La Farola offers an ideal setting for strolling and relaxing. Set slightly further back, the Malagueta bullring is one of the emblematic sites of the city. From the hill overlooking the old town, one can see Gibralfaro castle and the Alcazaba, two fortified ensembles rising out from the cypresses and maritime pines. To visit Pablo Picasso’s birthplace, you will go first to the courtly plaza de la Merced. A few streets back from here, you can explore the museum dedicated to the artist, in the Buenavista palace.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: MARBELLA

    In the province of Malaga, Marbella is a renowned seaside resort on the Costa del Sol. The remains of early Christian and Roman sites around this former mining town, located at the foot of the Sierra Blanca mountains, bear witness to a rich history. With its white houses on flowery little streets, the old town is perfect for a pleasant stroll. The Plaza de los Naranjos, former focal point of the city, is near the 10th-century Arabic castle and the Church of Santa María de la Encarnación. Not far from here, you’ll be able to discover the magnificent viewpoints offered by Ronda, a picturesque town perched 700 metres (2,296 feet) high. Its Puente Nuevo bridge majestically crosses the gorges of the Guadalevin River that cuts the town in two.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: CADIZ

    Andalusia’s Cadiz is located on the Costa de la Luz, in the south-west of Spain. From the beaches of Cortadura, to the flamenco bars of Santa Maria, through the colourful streets of la Viña, you will be amazed by this city, which is both steeped in history and extremely festive. In the medieval El Pópulo district, you will stroll along covered passages in the narrow gaps between houses. You will also be able to mosey around the lush Mina square. The star of the show is the magnificent cathedral and its dome crowned with yellow porcelain, presiding above the Ocean.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: AT SEA

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: LISBON, PORTUGAL

    Portugal’s capital city located on the banks of the Tagus, only a few kilometres from the Atlantic coast, is a city of exceptionally rich cultural diversity. At the mouth of the river harbour, impose two UNESCO World Heritage monuments, Jeronimos monastery and Belem tower. The Alfama hillside is also worth visiting: known for its fado bars and its Moorish streets, this district is the oldest one of the city and one of the most typical. Not far from there, Chiado’s elegant streets are home to big fashion labels and are an invitation to a bit of of luxury shopping.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: DEPART LISBON (DISEMBARKATION)

    Disembarkation at 07h00. Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 7 nights shipboard on Ponant Cruise
~ All meals & drinks onboard (excluding premium brands)
~ Safety & port charges
~ 24 hour room service (special selection)
~ Butler service (special selection)
~ Free unlimited WIFI onboard
~ Evening entertainment and events

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Airport transfer
~ Travel Insurance & Visa
~ Gratuities

Per Pax
From: $21950 $3600 From: €4807 €3427 From: £4127 £2942 From: RM21950 RM15650 From: CAD6541 CAD4664 From: SGD7002 SGD4992 From: AUD7287 AUD5196 From: HKD39773 HKD28358
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~ Postpone or cancel free of charge up to 30 days prior to departure and receive 100% Future Cruise Credit of amount paid, valid on a new booking book by 28 February 2022 for a cruise scheduled to depart before 31 December 2023
~ Cancellation within 30 days prior to departure: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ 25% deposit must be received within 7 days of booking
~ Balance payment must be made 30 days prior to departure
~ Booking made within 90 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking