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Mountain Landscapes of Spain, Portugal & Gibraltar

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Rhonda cliffs, Spain Rhonda cliffs, Spain
06 Nov 2025
Málaga
7 nights
Balmoral

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Hand-crafted highlights

Journey through the scenic mountain landscapes of Iberia, where the towering limestone formations of the Ronda Valley cliffs and Gibraltar’s iconic Rock meet the enchanting natural beauty of Sintra Hills. There will be an array of cultural experiences to enjoy, including Málaga’s vibrant flamenco performances and traditional Andalusian gazpacho, and Lisbon’s fresh sardines, delicious pastéis de nata and the soulful melodies of fado music. Explore destinations steeped in maritime history. The Rock of Gibraltar signifies a rich seafaring past, while in Lisbon, landmarks like the Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery are a testament to Portugal’s maritime prowess during the Age of Discoveries.

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Highlights

Ronda Valley Cliffs

Discover Scenic Mountain Landscapes

This cruise has been designed to showcase some of the most scenic mountain landscapes that can be found in Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar. From Málaga, the dramatic Ronda Valley cliffs await. Offering sweeping views of the Andalusian countryside, this dramatic natural wonder is known for its sheer scale and breathtaking beauty. The most famous feature is the Tajo de Ronda, a deep gorge that divides the town of Ronda into its old and new districts. In Lisbon, you are perfectly placed to visit the lush Sintra Hills, known for its enchanting forests and historic landmarks, while the Rock, a towering limestone monolith overlooking the Strait, awaits exploration in Gibraltar.

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Gazpacho

Immerse Yourself in the Iberian Way of Life

Throughout the cruise you will have plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the Iberian way of life. In Málaga, you can enjoy a flamenco performance, a passionate dance which is a form of cultural expression, and sample local delicacy Gazpacho, a traditional cold soup made from fresh vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, onions and garlic. In Lisbon, you can sample Portuguese delicacy pastéis de nata and take in a performance of Fado music – a poignant genre which is known for its haunting melodies and heartfelt lyrics.

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Life On Board

Introducing Balmoral

Beautiful Balmoral is small enough to navigate some of Europe’s most picturesque waterways so guests can enjoy hours of scenic cruising. Balmoral retains a warm, civilised atmosphere and features comfortable accommodation, stylish restaurants and plenty of open deck space.

Balmoral
Fred. Olsen ship Balmoral sailing at dawn

Balmoral

Beautiful Balmoral is small enough to navigate Europe’s most picturesque waterways so guests can enjoy hours of scenic cruising. Balmoral offers a warm, civilised atmosphere and features comfortable accommodation, stylish restaurants and plenty of open-deck space.

710 cabins
1,325 guests
551 crew
43,537 GT
16kts max speed
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Treats & Pastimes

In addition to our Signature Experiences, we have a selection of lovely Treats & Pastimes for you to enjoy when on board. Just check your Daily Times each day for full details.

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Cabins, Prices & Offers

Cabin Options On Your Cruise

* Prices correct as of 15:00 22/07/2024, based on the lowest available Fly Cruise fare, and on two people sharing a twin cabin. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

* Prices correct as of 15:00 22/07/2024, based on the lowest available Fly Cruise fare, and on sole occupancy. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

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Balcony Junior Suite (BJ)

Balmoral's Balcony Junior Suites have a large cabin area and private balcony

Freedom Fare From £2,199 pp
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Superior Suite (SS)

Located on decks 9 & 10, Superior Suites have a balcony and large cabin area

Freedom Fare From £2,399 pp
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Marquee Suite (MS)

Situated on deck 10, Marquee Suites have a private balcony and large cabin area

Freedom Fare From £2,899 pp

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Premier Suite (PS)

Located on deck 10, Premier Suites have a private balcony and large cabin area

Freedom Fare From £3,299 pp

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Owner's Suite (OW)

Exclusive Suite - please call for more details

Freedom Fare From £3,899 pp
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What's Included

SO MUCH ALREADY INCLUDED

As well as our Signature Experiences, there are a host of other treats to enjoy on board our ships.

  • À la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Daily buffet dining options
  • Late night Supper Club
  • Afternoon tea
  • Self-service tea & coffee
  • In-cabin dining & snacks
  • Evening shows
  • Live music & dancing
  • Dance classes
  • Lectures & talks
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Traditional deck games
  • Daily games & quizzes
  • Swimming Pools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Classes

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