Date(s) - Jun 28 - Jul 5
Cruise Spain, Casablanca & Portugal with Chef Arthur
Information Evening, Sunday March 5th, 6 pm at
The Glenwood, 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh
June 28 to July 5, 2017
Join owner and founding Chef of Irregardless Cafe Arthur Gordon, and his wife Anya, on this exclusive seven day Oceania Cruise and travel from Barcelona, Spain to Lisbon, Portugal – via Gibraltar & Casablanca, Morocco.
FARES FROM $2,799 PER GUEST
7-Day Voyage on the 1250 person Riviera Cruise Boat
* All meals
* Round Trip airfare
* FREE Unlimited Internet, plus a total Bonus Value of up to $2,000
Contact Julie for best available pricing at 704-604-9638
Day 1: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Visit the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the amazing La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece. Enjoy the lovely Montjuic Gardens, Gaudí’s other fabulous structures, the charming squares of the old Gothic Quarter and the Ramblas, Barcelona’s famed downtown promenade. Or visit beautiful Montserrat and its monastery in a breathtaking setting high in the mountains.
Day 2: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Lying on Spain’s radiant Costa Blanca, Alicante exudes a rare beauty. Lovely Baroque buildings cluster around the historic central district. Marble plazas grace its broad waterfront boulevard, the illustrious Explanada de España. Pristine beaches like San Juan hug the shoreline. It’s no surprise that Alicante is popular year-round. Venture to the grand Castle of Santa Barbara overlooking the city and walk from its high towers down into the dungeon. Stop for a glass of refreshing sangria in the Old Quarter. Behold the masterpieces hanging in the Gravina Museum of Fine Arts, a former 18th century palace.
Day 3: Friday, June 30, 2017
Soak up the sun on one of the numerous exquisite beaches lining this Mediterranean haven. Visit the astonishing Alcazaba, a medieval fortress high on the ridge overlooking the extraordinary city. The revered wall paintings in the caves of Velez Blanco offer fascinating insights into an ancient people. See where the historic and modern merge on a stroll down the Paseo de Almeria.
Gibraltar, United Kingdom
Day 4: Saturday, July 1, 2017
Go to the top of the Rock and admire the view across the Mediterranean and up the peninsula into Spain. Feed peanuts to the famed Barbary Apes and visit St. Michael’s Cave, a fascinating cavern once lived in by Neolithic peoples and visited by early Romans. See the quaint fishing village along the coast and enjoy the colorful town.
Day 5: Sunday, July 2, 2017
Stroll through the narrow streets of the old medina and visit the spice market. Admire the Hassan II Mosque built beside the sea. Or journey inland to Rabat, a fascinating old city of kasbahs, souks and Moroccan tradition.
Seville (Cadiz), Spain
Day 6: Monday, July 3, 2017
Spend a fabulous day in Seville visiting the magnificent cathedral, climbing the famed Giralda Tower and strolling through the gorgeous Alcazar and its gardens. See the ceramic-encrusted Plaza de España and stroll through the alleys of Barrio de Santa Cruz. Or explore the Andalusian wine country and Jerez, the home of sherry. Don’t miss the charm of Cádiz with its gracious squares, its flower-filled parks on the city bastions and its bustling markets.
Day 7: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Visit the ornate Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery and stroll the narrow, winding streets of the charming Alfama district. Enjoy marvelous old Sintra, a royal country retreat, and Cascais, a beautiful seaside resort. Explore medieval Obidos or make a pilgrimage to Fatima, where the Virgin Mary appeared repeatedly to three shepherd children in 1917.
- Year Built: 2012
- Gross Tonnage: 66,084
- Length: 784.95 feet
- Beam: 105.646 feet
- Maximum Draught: 24 feet
- Stabilizers: Yes
- Cruising Speed: 20 knots
- Guest Decks: 11
- Total Decks: 16
- Electric Power or Voltage: 110, 220 AC
- Guest Capacity: 1,250 (Double Occupancy)
- Staff Size: 800
- Guest to Staff Ratio: 1.567 to 1
- Nationality of Officers: European
- Nationality of Staff: International
- Country of Registry: Marshall Islands