These Journey Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with past cruise travelers.
Discover Europe’s western coastline aboard the 5-star Ocean Odyssey
Cruise up the Guadalquivir River into the tranquil Doñana National Park, a haven for birds
Share a meal and gain true cultural insight as the guests of a local Spanish family at their bull farm
Discover the gorge-spanning city beloved by Hemingway and see its historic bullring
Celebrate the city’s cultural renaissance at the Picasso Museum and Gibralfaro Castle
Explore the last stronghold of Moorish Spain at this UNESCO-listed complex of palaces, gardens, and fortified ramparts
Discover Portugal’s capital city with visits to UNESCO-listed Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower
Experience this Catalan city’s sophisticated art, dining, and cultural scene, as well as the signature architecture of visionary Antoni Gaudí
Visit this historic French port and the Benedictine abbey Mont Saint-Michel
Spend a full day exploring one of the globe’s oldest pilgrimage sites — and a UNESCO World Heritage Site!
Enjoy two days in this iconic wine city, including a tour and wine tasting at the celebrated La Cité du Vin wine museum
Learn about Portugal's second largest city on a tour of its UNESCO-listed city center and on a visit to a local market
Marvel at this picturesque island off France’s southern Brittany coastline
Get an introduction to the British monarchy at Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world
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Our 5-star fleet offers an authentic sailing experience to make your journey unforgettable. While onboard, indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa, or try hot-rock cooking at the onboard restaurant. Then, disembark for an eye-opening visit to a local winery or a walking tour of some of the world’s most iconic cities and undiscovered gems. All the while, enjoy these world-class ship amenities:
A long and storied history of arts and culture await during this enriching itinerary.
Discover some of the most significant cultural and historic treasures in the world throughout your cruise.
The soul-stirring beauty of the natural world greets you at every turn, from the sweeping beauty of Spain’s Costa del Sol to France’s Brittany coast.
Few things reveal as much about a culture and its people as the food they eat. This journey takes you into the culinary heart of Atlantic Europe. Here are some of the many ways you will indulge in its many flavors:
You’ll journey into Bordeaux, France, on this expedition — all thanks to the agile Ocean Odyssey, which can venture to places larger ships can’t. As one of France’s leading wine regions, Bordeaux will be a hallmark of your journey, with wine central to your experience.
The world’s religious sites often add a powerful spiritual and deeply personal meaning to any journey. Here are some soul-stirring places you’ll visit during your trip:
Music reveals the heart and soul of a place. You’ll have ample opportunity to celebrate culture, and even sing and dance along!
You’ll enjoy a spectrum of picturesque sights and scenes on this cruise — from established cultural capitals such as Barcelona and Lisbon to off-the-beaten-path gems like the Guadalquivir River and the Portuguese village of Silves. Here are a few tips to help you photograph them along the way:
On this small ship ocean cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as:
The Worldwide Concierge service will be available throughout your entire small ship ocean cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.