Avilés Cruises

Old City, Aviles, Spain
Old City, Aviles, Spain
Camposagrado Palace, Aviles

The Spanish city of Avilés in the north-western province of Asturias, is steeped in history and architectural gems just waiting to be discovered. A former maritime and farming town, the scenic city of Avilés is now one of the country’s most important industrial centres.

The city centre remains stylish and easy to navigate, with plenty of high street stores, pretty cafes and a number of museums and galleries to visit, while the Old Town quarter is Aviles’ finest feature.[ReadMoreMob]

Largely pedestrianised, the Old Town consists of several historic squares and plazas, interlinked by a series of pretty boulevards from centuries past. The collection of stunning historic buildings includes the Camposagrado Palace, the Palacio de Valdecarzana – Avilés’ sole example of civil medieval architecture – plus a number of outstanding Gothic churches such as San Nicolás and San Francisco.

Cruises to Avilés

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Departs: Southampton, United Kingdom • Mon 20 Jul 2020
8 nights • Braemar • M2018

Unfortunately, this cruise will not be going ahead as planned. Please click here to find out more >

Sorry, this cruise has been cancelled.

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Departs: Southampton, United Kingdom • Wed 19 Aug 2020
8 nights • Braemar • M2021

Unfortunately, this cruise will not be going ahead as planned. Please click here to find out more >

Sorry, this cruise has been cancelled.

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Departs: Southampton • Sat 03 Oct 2020
8 nights • Braemar • M2026

  • A medley of rewards awaits you, from fine wine and culinary delights to diverse architecture and art, as Braemar takes you closer to the highlights of four culture-rich cities in Spain & France.
  • You’ll sail the gorgeous Gironde and Garonne rivers straight into Bordeaux, where you can explore the city’s UNESCO-listed centre and sample world-famous wine culture from the moment you step ashore.
  • In Spain, visit Santander, gateway to many of Cantabria’s treasures; Avilés, for contrasting architectural gems and delicious Asturian cider; and La Coruña, the jewel in Galicia’s crown.

From £949pp

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Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine

Closer Spain & Cruising the Seine

Departs: Dover • Thu 08 Apr 2021
9 nights • Boudicca • D2107

  • Step on board Boudicca for this nine-night French and Spanish city discovery and you’ll unravel the rewards of some of Europe’s most beautiful, culture rich regions.
  • Visiting northern Spain’s Galicia, Asturias and Cantabria regions, you can marvel at unspoilt coastal scenes, learn about prehistoric caves, sample traditional regional flavours, see famous landmarks and much more.
  • Two visits to France’s beautiful Normandy region include a call at historic Honfleur; an unforgettable meander along the River Seine; and an overnight stay in Rouen, laden with historical and architectural treasures.

From £1,099pp

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Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux

Departs: Southampton • Thu 20 May 2021
8 nights • Braemar • M2111

  • A medley of rewards awaits you, from fine wine and culinary delights to diverse architecture and art, as Braemar takes you closer to the highlights of four culture-rich cities in Spain & France.
  • You’ll sail the gorgeous Gironde and Garonne rivers straight into Bordeaux, where you can explore the city’s UNESCO-listed centre and sample world-famous wine culture from the moment you step ashore.
  • In Spain, visit Santander, gateway to many of Cantabria’s treasures; Avilés, for contrasting architectural gems and delicious Asturian cider; and La Coruña, the jewel in Galicia’s crown.

From £1,149pp

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Flavours of France & Spain

Flavours of France & Spain

Departs: Liverpool • Mon 19 Jul 2021
10 nights • Black Watch • W2116

  • Enjoy an authentic taste of France and Spain, visiting regions and destinations selected for links to famous food and drink.
  • Black Watch docks in the heart of Bordeaux, famed for its Medoc, Merlot and Saint Emilion wines – an extended stay allows for a tour to an enchanting family-run vineyard.
  • On Brittany’s beautiful coast, you can tour to the famed oyster town of Cancale; while in Spain, Getxo and Avilés offer traditional Basque tapas, Rioja wines and sweet Asturian cider.

From £1,499pp

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Flavours of France & Spain

Flavours of France & Spain

Departs: Southampton • Fri 20 Aug 2021
8 nights • Braemar • M2121

  • With each destination selected for its links to famous food and drink, and their many cultural highlights, you’re in for an authentic taste of France and Spain.
  • Braemar docks in the centre of Nantes, gateway to famous French vineyards sprawled across the gorgeous countryside of the Loire Valley.
  • Elsewhere in France, sweet Calvados and Pommeau will tempt in Honfleur; while in Spain, Getxo and Avilés offer traditional Basque tapas, Rioja wines and sweet Asturian cider.

From £1,199pp

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French Cities with Spain & the Seine

French Cities with Spain & the Seine

Departs: Liverpool • Sun 26 Sep 2021
11 nights • Black Watch • W2123

  • A full-flavoured cruise adventure combining French city discovery and scenic cruising with an authentic taste of northern Spain.
  • Black Watch sails the picturesque River Seine all the way to Rouen, where tales of history and legend unravel amongst a collection of half-timbered buildings and iconic landmarks.
  • Docking alongside the promenade in Bordeaux makes it easy to sample the city’s famed wine culture, or even visit a local vineyard; while Avilés and Getxo offer authentic Spanish food and drink too.

From £1,599pp

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Iconic Sites of Croatia & Italy

Iconic Sites of Croatia & Italy

Departs: Southampton • Thu 30 Sep 2021
27 nights • Braemar • M2125

  • Immerse yourself in an unforgettable discovery of iconic sites and authentic experiences, as smaller-sized Braemar takes you closer to the highlights of incredible cities in Croatia and Italy.
  • Capture Venetian magic; sample Sicily’s famous Marsala wines; marvel at magnificent Mount Etna and Stromboli; and delight in typically Croatian history and scenery along the glorious Adriatic coast.
  • What’s more, there’s also a special visit to Portugal, to experience a memorable day of celebration and festivity at the ‘Four Ladies in Lisbon’ event.

From £3,799pp

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Authentic Andalusia Closer Cruise

Authentic Andalusia Closer Cruise

Departs: Southampton • Fri 05 Nov 2021
13 nights • Braemar • M2127

  • Fully immerse yourself Andalusia’s rich culture, history and traditions, as small ship Braemar brings you closer to the heart and highlights of four captivating cities.
  • You’ll dock within easy reach of the centre of each destination, including Seville, where you can seek-out historic gems, taste authentic tapas and even try your hand at sultry Flamenco dancing.
  • Enjoy chances to explore charming Old Town Cádiz; revel in the aesthetic and artistic delights of Malaga; plus, unravel the maritime history of Lisbon.

From £1,599pp

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