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Day 1
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

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Day 3
La Coruna, Spain

Situated in the Galicia region of north-west Spain, the city of La Coruña – also known as A Coruña – has become a centre for tourism. The city receives in excess of 60 cruise ship visits per year and, upon arrival, it is easy to understand why. A charming city square blends with relics such as the City Hall and a statue of the local heroine, Maria Pita. Many come to La Coruña, however, for its range of famed golden beaches which include Orzan and Riazor – both of which are situated in the heart of the city and are bordered by the promenade.

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Day 4
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, the Portuguese capital of Lisbon shares a similar status to the Italian city of Rome and the Turkish city of Istanbul. This vibrant and cultural city has much to offer to the discerning visitor, with many beautiful gardens, stunning architectural wonders, and cultural relics such as the traditional trams which have operated in Lisbon since the 1930’s. Head to Cine Theatro Gymnasium if you get the chance, as this is where you will be able to experience a daily performance of Fado – a distinctive Portuguese style of music that has gained UNESCO World Heritage status.

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Day 5
Cadiz, Spain

The Spanish city of Cadiz sits in an enviable position on a peninsula on the southwestern coast of Spain. It is almost entirely surrounded by water, which has paved the way for some excellent urban beaches. Cadiz is thought to be one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, having been discovered by Phoenician sailors around 3,000 years ago and it has always played a significant role as a seaport and trading post. During the 18th century, Spain’s galleons explored the world from Cadiz and many of the city’s historic look-out towers and weathered old buildings remain today. The city is home to some magnificent architecture including the Cathedral and churches of Santa Cruz and San Felipe Neri. It is here that Spain defied Napoleon’s siege and established a provisional government with its own liberal constitution. Cadiz provides an ideal point of access for the Guadalquivir River and the Doñana National Park.

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Day 6
Malaga, Spain

The large city of Malaga is situated in the region of Andalucia, in Southern Spain. Its position on the Costa del Sol provides it with a warm Mediterranean climate, making it the perfect location for a spot of tranquil beach relaxation. It is also highly regarded in terms of culture, having been the birthplace of the famous Spanish artist – Pablo Picasso. Elsewhere the city, visitors will find a range of religious and historical landmarks including a range of castles, religious landmarks, and a Moorish castle.

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Day 7
Almeria, Spain

Like many Andalusian cities, Almeria kept its name following the recapture of the city by the Spanish from the Arabic. It is often regarded as the driest city in Europe due to its southerly location and, therefore, its beaches are regularly populated by tourists. There are many fascinating architectural structures located within the city including the fortress-style cathedral and the Alcazaba – an incomplete 10th century medieval fortress that was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1522. Also worth visiting is the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata Nijar – an interesting nature reserve based within a volcanic atmosphere with many beaches and coves.

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Day 8
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar is an overseas territory of the UK that is located to the south of mainland Spain, with a distance of only nine miles between the territory and the northernmost point of Morocco. On a clear day, it is even possible to see the African continent from the higher points of the iconic rock. In addition to the impressive views, this rock is also home to a number of Barbary Macaques, while the underground layers are home to an impressive network of tunnels and caves.

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Day 9
Seville, Spain

Once known as the Great Babylon of Spain, Seville lies inland of the Costa de la Luz along the Guadalquivir River. Seville is widely considered to be the very heart of Spain, being home to great literally and operatic figures such as Carmen, Figaro, the lover Don Juan and the Barber of Seville. There are plenty of beautiful sights to behold in Seville, with plazas dripping in orange trees, baroque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the St. Mary of the See Cathedral. Lavishly decorated with a large quantity of gold throughout, the Cathedral is one of the largest of all medieval and Gothic cathedrals and is a must see for any trip to Seville.

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Day 10
Seville, Spain

Once known as the Great Babylon of Spain, Seville lies inland of the Costa de la Luz along the Guadalquivir River. Seville is widely considered to be the very heart of Spain, being home to great literally and operatic figures such as Carmen, Figaro, the lover Don Juan and the Barber of Seville. There are plenty of beautiful sights to behold in Seville, with plazas dripping in orange trees, baroque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the St. Mary of the See Cathedral. Lavishly decorated with a large quantity of gold throughout, the Cathedral is one of the largest of all medieval and Gothic cathedrals and is a must see for any trip to Seville.

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Day 11
Cadiz, Spain

The Spanish city of Cadiz sits in an enviable position on a peninsula on the southwestern coast of Spain. It is almost entirely surrounded by water, which has paved the way for some excellent urban beaches. Cadiz is thought to be one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, having been discovered by Phoenician sailors around 3,000 years ago and it has always played a significant role as a seaport and trading post. During the 18th century, Spain’s galleons explored the world from Cadiz and many of the city’s historic look-out towers and weathered old buildings remain today. The city is home to some magnificent architecture including the Cathedral and churches of Santa Cruz and San Felipe Neri. It is here that Spain defied Napoleon’s siege and established a provisional government with its own liberal constitution. Cadiz provides an ideal point of access for the Guadalquivir River and the Doñana National Park.

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Day 12
Vigo, Spain

The position of Vigo, on the western coast of Spain, makes it an ideal spot for fishermen to head off in search of the freshest seafood. This becomes clear upon walking through the extensive markets and can be sampled in some of the many fine restaurants and bars. There are many religious landmarks of significance including a number of churches and cathedrals. Alternatively, head to Paseo de Alfonso XII, where you will be able to soak in fabulous panoramic views of the city.

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Day 13
La Coruna, Spain

Situated in the Galicia region of north-west Spain, the city of La Coruña – also known as A Coruña – has become a centre for tourism. The city receives in excess of 60 cruise ship visits per year and, upon arrival, it is easy to understand why. A charming city square blends with relics such as the City Hall and a statue of the local heroine, Maria Pita. Many come to La Coruña, however, for its range of famed golden beaches which include Orzan and Riazor – both of which are situated in the heart of the city and are bordered by the promenade.

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Day 15
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

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