EXPO CRUISES AND TOURS
Duration: February 21, 2019 - March 7, 2019

15 Day Cruise/Tour From Barcelona, Spain

Other Date Available:
March 14 – 28, 2019
 

 

Begin your holiday with a 2-night hotel stay in Barcelona’s city center, before you embark on your cruise.  You’ll visit exotic Casablanca and experience one of Morocco’s best-preserved medinas and the Hercules Caves.  In Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, see the seaside sand dunes of Maspalomas.  From Gran Canaria, journey to the other big island of the Canaries, Tenerife to see Spain’s tallest peak the Teid or watch whales and dolphins in their natural environment off the shores of Tenerife.  And make your visit to Granada complete with an exploration of The Alhambra; the palace and fortress complex is one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture in Spain.

Day 1    Depart CANADA
Day 2    Barcelona, SPAIN                       Hotel Stay
Day 3    Barcelona, SPAIN                       Hotel Stay
Day 4    Barcelona, SPAIN                       Embark                 6:00 pm
Day 5    Cruise Mediterranean Sea          ~                             ~
Day 6    Casablanca, MOROCCO            8:00 am               6:00 pm
Day 7    Cruise Atlantic Ocean                 ~                             ~
Day 8    Arrecife, LANZAROTE               8:00 am                6:00 pm
Day 9    Las Palmas, CANARY IS.          8:00 am                6:00 pm
Day 10  Santa Cruz De TENERIFE         8:00 am                4:00 pm
Day 11  Funchal, MADEIRA                    8:00 am                4:00 pm
Day 12  Cruise Atlantic Ocean                ~                             ~
Day 13  Malaga/Granada, SPAIN           7:00 am                5:00 pm
Day 14  Alicante, SPAIN                         8:00 am                3:00 pm
Day 15  Barcelona, SPAIN                     Disembark

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Day 1 – CANADA – BARCELONA, SPAIN
Board your overnight flight to Barcelona, Spain. 

Day 2 – BARCELONA, SPAIN
Welcome to Barcelona!  Upon arrival, you will be met by local representative and transferred to your hotel.   Accommodation: HOTEL MOUNTBLANC or similar (2 nights).

Day 3 – BARCELONA, SPAIN – After breakfast at the hotel.  Today you will a full day at your leisure to explore this beautiful Catalonian city.   (B)

Day 4 – BARCELONA, SPAIN
Breakfast at the hotel.  Free time before you check out from the hotel, and transfer to the pier, where you will embark the NORWEGIAN SPIRIT, your home away from home for the next 12 days.   (B/D)

Day 5 – DAY AT SEA                                        

Day 6 – CASABLANCA, MOROCCO
The urban landscape of this famed city clearly demonstrates the contrasts between the old and the new. Start with a visit to the central market, a massive kaleidoscope of colours. Then kick off your shoes as you visit the modernist landmark of the Hassan II Mosque, the 3rd largest mosque in the world.   (B/L/D)

Day 7 – DAY AT SEA                                        

DAY 8 – ARRECIFE, LANZAROTE, CANARY ISLANDS
The capital of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Arrecife (which means “reef” in Spanish) is renowned for its abundance of reefs and islets along its coast. If your cruise takes you to Arrecife, be sure to explore this island’s many natural wonders, from the fabulous El Reducto beach to the craters, lava tunnels, canals and tubes of Los Volcanes Nature Park.(B/L/D)

Day 9 – LAS PALMAS, CANARY ISLANDS
Founded in 1478, today Las Palmas is a bustling, cosmopolitan city with plenty of Spanish ambience, culture, and history to go around. Take a scenic drive through the Angostura Valley for an unforgettable experience.   (B/L/D)

Day 10 – SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, CANARY ISLANDS
Located at the eastern tip of the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz is a natural cruise destination as over half of its perimeter is shoreline. The beaches are lovely at that, from the yellow sands of Las Teresitas to the black sands of the quieter, clothing-optional Las Gaviotas. There’s also plenty to do and see inland, especially if you’re here during the spectacular Carnival.   (B/L/D)

Day 11 – FUNCHAL, MADEIRA
The mountainous isle of Madeira has been a popular European destination for years. The idyllic island is perfect for exploring with its beautiful beaches, stunning lava formed landscapes and lush, green forests. But sampling the famed Madeira wines is also an absolute must.   (B/L/D)

Day 12 – DAY AT SEA                                      

Day 13 – MALAGA/GRANADA, SPAIN
The strategic position to the Mediterranean Sea has always made Malaga an attractive zone for foreign invasions. From Malaga, a trip to Granada showcases an intriguing blend of Arab and European cultures.  Be sure to visit The Alhambra, one of the finest examples of Moorish art in Spain.   (B/L/D)

Day 14 – ALICANTE, SPAIN
This Costa Blanca jewel lies between mountains and sea fronted with miles of beaches. Spanish Baroque at its finest, Cathedral de San Nicolas is well worth the stop. Discover the La Alcudia Archaeological Sites, a working dig occupied since the Stone Age.   (B/L/D)

Day 15 – BARCELONA – CANADA
After breakfast on-board the ship, you will clear local customs and be transferred to the airport for your homebound flight.   (B) 

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ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS, PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY AND INCLUDE:
Return airfare from TORONTO, please call for departures from other cities across Canada.
2-Night hotel stay in Barcelona.
Prepaid shipboard gratuities/service charges.
Full buffet breakfast at your hotel.
All departure port taxes/fees and surcharges.
12-Day cruise aboard Norwegian Spirit.
All transfers while in Barcelona with our flights.
Unlimited Beverage Package on your cruise. 
Fully escorted by Expo Cruises & Tours*.
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DOUBLE Occupancy:             Feb. 21st.         March 14th.              SINGLE Occupancy:          Feb. 21st.         March 14th.
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