Cadiz Cruises

Balmoral in Cadiz, Spain
Balmoral in Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz, one of Europe's most ancient cities, hugs Andalusia’s sunlit Atlantic coast and is characterised by palm trees, lookout towers and weathered old buildings. Now into its fourth millennium, Cádiz's fascinating Old Town district features huge stone walls from the 1500s and is home to a wealth of historic highlights, including the beautifully crafted 18th century Cádiz Cathedral. 

Boasting over 100 watchtowers, including the iconic Torre Tavira, traditionally used for spotting ships; traditional tapas bars serving delicious traditional cuisine and local seafood; and fascinating maritime history;[ReadMoreMob] Cádiz offers a plethora of authentic sights and experiences. The winding streets assume the feel of a carnival, packed-out with friendly locals and humming to the sounds of upbeat alegrías (flamenco songs). 

Cádiz is also the gateway to the stunning city of Seville, with its maze of courtyards, atmosphere old quarters and ornate churches and cathedrals.

Cruises to Cádiz

Spanish City Discovery

Spanish City Discovery

Departs: Southampton • Thu 24 Oct 2019
15 nights • Balmoral • L1928

  • Featuring diverse destinations in five beautiful regions, this 15-night cruise offers an in-depth, authentic exploration of Spain. Traditional tapas and paella bars, architectural treasures, fascinating historical sites and range of cultural highlights; Balmoral will bring many attractions closer to you.
  • On the gorgeous coast of Andalusia, you’ll visit Cádiz – for delicious tapas and tours to Jerez – and cultural-rich Malaga, home to Gibralfaro Castle and the Picasso Museum; while a call at Barcelona, the Catalan capital, offers a chance to marvel at the magnificent Sagrada Familia.
  • Cartagena, rich in Roman heritage, awaits in the Murcia region; and in Galicia, you’ll call at charming Vigo and La Coruña, gateway to Santiago de Compostela. During your day in Valencia, the undisputed home of Paella, be sure to sample the city’s famous local delicacy at a traditional restaurant.

Adult Only Sailing

From £1,949pp

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The Canary Islands with Madeira

The Canary Islands with Madeira

Departs: Liverpool • Mon 28 Oct 2019
14 nights • Black Watch • W1925

  • The volcanic wonderlands and soothing seasonal warmth of four stunning Atlantic Ocean islands, including three of Spain’s sun-soaked Canary Islands, await you on this autumn escape on board Black Watch.
  • Your Canarian adventure will be packed with incredible sights and experiences – chances to traverse Lanzarote’s lunar-like landscapes; discover Gran Canaria’s gorgeous rolling sand dunes and picturesque valleys; and marvel at Tenerife majestic Mount Teide are among many highlights.
  • Madeira – Portugal’s ‘Garden Island’ – boasts plenty of attractions too, including beautiful botanical gardens and Cabo Girão, the world’s second highest sea cliff; while the mainland cities of Cádiz and Oporto, offering fine architecture and traditional flavours, are sure to delight.

From £1,599pp

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The Warmth of the Canary Islands

The Warmth of the Canary Islands

Departs: Southampton • Fri 15 Nov 2019
14 nights • Balmoral • L1930

  • You’ll experience the many sides of Spain and Portugal as Balmoral guides you to a collection of diverse destinations. Volcanic landscapes, gorgeous gardens, astonishing natural wonders and more await at five stunning islands, before the delights of two charming mainland cities are revealed.
  • During four days in the Canaries, you can uncover highlights such as La Palma’s San Antonio Volcanic Park; magnificent Mount Teide – Spain’s highest peak – in Tenerife; the rolling, sun-bathed sand dunes of Gran Canaria; and Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park, home of the Fire Mountains.
  • At Madeira, Portugal’s beautiful ‘Garden Island’, you’ll be afforded time to explore enchanting botanical gardens and the levada walking trails; or head to Cabo Girão for spectacular ocean views. On the mainland, be sure to try authentic tapas in Cádiz and seek-out Lisbon’s architectural gems.

From £999pp

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Spain, Portugal & Morocco

Spain, Portugal & Morocco

Departs: Liverpool • Tue 26 Nov 2019
11 nights • Black Watch • W1927

  • You’re in for inspirational sights and cultural highlights galore, as Black Watch takes you to diverse destinations in Morocco, Spain and Portugal to reveal countless ‘must-visit’ attractions in a collection of magnificent cities.
  • After a relaxing sail south from Liverpool, enjoy five-consecutive days filled with highlights including interesting museums, ancient and architectural wonders, world-famous religious sites and much more besides.
  • You can climb the iconic rock in Gibraltar; marvel at Casablanca’s majestic Hassan II Mosque, or tour to magical Marrakech; enjoy traditional tapas in Cádiz, which is also your gateway to Jerez – ‘sherry capital of the world’; and uncover the monuments and landmarks of Lisbon and Oporto in Portugal.

From £1,299pp

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Islands of the Canaries

Islands of the Canaries

Departs: Southampton • Fri 17 Jan 2020
14 nights • Black Watch • W2002

  • For an altogether more rewarding and restful start to the New Year, away from the typical cold and gloom back home, join Black Watch on this wonderful winter cruise to sun-drenched islands and fascinating cities in early 2020.
  • Take in beautiful botanical gardens and the Cabo Girão in Madeira; then head to the Canaries to explore the stunning landscapes of pretty La Palma, lunar-like Lanzarote, Gran Canaria – famed for its golden sand beaches and year-round warmth – and Tenerife, home to majestic Mount Teide.
  • After five days of incredible island exploration, your smaller-sized ship takes you to the Andalusian city of Cádiz on the Spanish mainland for sultry flamenco and traditional tapas; then on to Lisbon, Portugal’s attraction-packed capital, with its rich maritime heritage and impressive landmarks.

From £1,799pp

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Authentic Andalusia with the Cádiz Carnival

Authentic Andalusia with the Cádiz Carnival

Departs: Southampton • Wed 19 Feb 2020
13 nights • Black Watch • W2005

  • This very special Andalusian adventure has been perfectly timed to include a call into Cádiz during the ancient city’s spectacular annual carnival, a feast of colour, live music, comedy and much more that you won’t want to miss.
  • With an overnight stay in Cádiz, you’ll have plenty of time to experience all the excitement, fun and festivity in the company of fellow guests and friendly locals – be sure to sample traditional tapas and uncover the city’s plethora of fascinating historical and architectural sites too.
  • Elsewhere, visits to stunning Malaga – birthplace of Pablo Picasso – and ancient Almeria pack in plenty of authentic Andalusian experiences too, while Black Watch will also take you the gorgeous Galician city of Vigo and Lisbon, Portugal’s enchanting capital.

From £1,549pp

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Spain & Portugal with Seville Feria Fireworks

Spain & Portugal with Seville Feria Fireworks

Departs: Southampton • Tue 28 Apr 2020
10 nights • Braemar • M2010

  • Discover authentic attractions at every turn on this incredible, 10-night cruise to Spain and Portugal, thanks to your smaller ship’s ability to take you closer to the highlights of each city on your itinerary.
  • Sail the gorgeous Guadalquivir River into Seville to catch the Andalusian capital’s spectacular Feria de Abril fireworks and uncover splendid sites such as Plaza de España and Real Alcázar with ease.
  • You’ll also call at charming Cádiz, with its pretty squares and traditional tapas bars, and historic El Ferrol in Spain; and unravel the remarkable maritime history of Portugal’s picturesque capital, Lisbon.

From £1,299pp

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Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

Departs: Southampton • Sun 28 Jun 2020
12 nights • Braemar • M2016

  • Taking you closer to three stunning cities, this thrilling adventure showcases the best of Andalusia, an absorbing region of spectacular scenery, traditional cuisine, incredible architecture and authentic cultures.
  • Docking overnight in the heart of Seville affords time to get under the skin of the Andalusian capital: seek-out significant historical and architectural wonders; and even catch a sultry flamenco show.
  • You can also savour Malaga’s aesthetic and cultural treasures, such as the Alcazaba Fortress and the Picasso Museum; and explore Cádiz, with its fascinating ancient sites and renowned tapas bars.

From £1,649pp

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Black Sea Discovery & Mediterranean Adventure

Black Sea Discovery & Mediterranean Adventure

Departs: Dover • Tue 01 Sep 2020
28 nights • Boudicca • D2023

  • Visiting five stunning cities in five different countries, you have a chance to delve deep into the remarkable ancient history, authentic flavours and breathtaking beauty of the Black Sea.
  • Step back to the days of Ottoman rule in Istanbul, home to famous landmarks such as Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque; and take the chance to visit wine valleys and tea plantations in Russia and Georgia.
  • You can explore Odessa’s labyrinth-like Catacombs, and the Danube Delta – on boat tour from Constanta – too. What’s more, Boudicca will also help you to experience the best of the beautiful Mediterranean.

From £4,499pp

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Cruising to the Heart of Seville & Bordeaux

Cruising to the Heart of Seville & Bordeaux

Departs: Southampton • Wed 09 Sep 2020
13 nights • Braemar • M2024

  • With Braemar able to dock closer to the heart of each destination, you can explore some of Spain and France’s finest cities, including beautiful Bordeaux and stylish Seville, with ease on this rewarding cruise.
  • Step ashore in Seville for a feast of Moorish architecture, iconic landmarks and sultry flamenco, and in Bordeaux, explore the UNESCO-listed historic centre or perhaps tour to the famous Medoc vineyards.
  • Your five days on Spanish shores also includes time in the authentic cities of La Coruna, gateway to Santiago de Compostela; Vigo; and ancient Cadiz, where fascinating history and tempting tapas await.

From £1,899pp

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Western Mediterranean Closer Cruise

Western Mediterranean Closer Cruise

Departs: Southampton • Sun 11 Oct 2020
15 nights • Braemar • M2027

  • As the autumn takes hold back home, you’ll swap the seasonal gloom for October warmth and get closer to the highlights of sun-dappled islands and historic cities in the western Mediterranean.
  • On Spain’s Mediterranean coast, you can immerse yourself in Cartagena’s rich Roman history; and revel in the vibrant atmosphere and stunning architecture – including the iconic Sagrada Familia – of Barcelona.
  • Ibiza and Menorca offer inviting beaches, unspoilt scenery and historical sites, while Marseille – with its trendy boutiques, galleries and architectural gems – adds a French flavour to your adventure.

From £1,999pp

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Cultural Highlights of Southern Spain

Cultural Highlights of Southern Spain

Departs: Liverpool • Sun 25 Oct 2020
12 nights • Black Watch • W2030

  • Visiting a string of stunning cities where architectural treasures, fascinating historical sites and cultural highlights await, you’ll find there’s so much more to southern Spain than sun, sea and sand.
  • You can revel in Andalusia’s authentic side with calls at Cádiz and Malaga, where ancient monuments and landmarks, traditional tapas bars and even masterpieces from Pablo Picasso are yours to uncover.
  • In the Murcian city of Cartagena, you’ll find an impressive mix of Roman and modernist marvels, while a visit to Melilla – a delight for sightseeing – offers a rare chance to sample a slice of Spanish Morocco.

From £1,499pp

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Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

Departs: Southampton • Sat 31 Oct 2020
11 nights • Braemar • M2029

  • Discover quintessential highlights all the way on this Andalusian adventure, with Braemar sailing size-restricted waterways and bringing you closer to three stunning cities in one of Spain’s most breathtaking regions.
  • Your smaller ship will navigate the gorgeous Guadalquivir River to Seville, where you can seek-out historical and architectural gems such as Alcázar Palace; sample traditional tapas; and even catch a sultry flamenco show.
  • There’s also visits to Malaga, overflowing with aesthetic and cultural treasures; and Cádiz, for fascinating ancient sites, beautiful coastal scenery, tempting tapas and tours to Jerez – ‘sherry capital of the world’.

From £1,349pp

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Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks

Departs: Liverpool • Tue 22 Dec 2020
15 nights • Black Watch • W2033

  • Escape to the sunnier climes of southern Spain, the Canaries and Madeira for a magical festive season filled with unforgettable sights, experiences and spectacular celebrations.
  • You’ll enjoy a care-free, relaxing Christmas at sea with all the trimmings; spend Boxing Day is laidback Cádiz; and celebrate the arrival of 2021 with one of the world’s greatest New Year’s fireworks displays in Madeira.
  • You’ll be able to explore to your hearts content among the volcanic landscapes and inviting beaches of Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Tenerife; and discover the iconic landmarks and traditional flavours of Lisbon and Oporto too.

From £2,599pp

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Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

Departs: Southampton • Sat 20 Mar 2021
12 nights • Braemar • M2106

  • Cultural delights, traditional cuisine, spectacular scenery and striking architecture: Andalusia is bursting is with authentic highlights, and you’ll get closer to the very best of them aboard.
  • You’ll sail the gorgeous, size-restricted Guadalquivir River to the heart of Seville, where a feast of historical and architectural gems such as Alcázar Palace, traditional tapas and sultry flamenco awaits.
  • There’s also visits to Malaga, overflowing with aesthetic and cultural treasures; and Cádiz, for fascinating ancient sites, beautiful coastal scenery, tempting tapas and tours to Jerez – ‘sherry capital of the world’.

From £1,499pp

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Islands of the Mediterranean

Islands of the Mediterranean

Departs: Liverpool • Tue 04 May 2021
18 nights • Black Watch • W2109

  • Sail into the Mediterranean in the spring and succumb to the scenic, historical and cultural charms of sun-bathed Spanish, Italian and French destinations on this enchanting island-hopping adventure.
  • Uncover Menorcan highlights such as impressive Monte Toro and glorious beaches; and take advantage of time in Mallorca to explore charming Palma, or take a scenic train ride to beautiful Sóller.
  • Marvel at the dramatic Prunelli Gorges on the fabulous French Island of Corsica; enjoy the scenery, wines and traditions of Sardinia, Italy; and revel in the rich history of Valletta, Malta’s ancient capital.

From £2,499pp

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