Worldwide River Cruises
Tweet World Cruises 1300 356 391

We offer great value and affordable river cruises throughout worldwide destinations with CroisiEurope River Cruises

twtcruiseship

ENCHANTING LANDSCAPES AND CULTURES IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL (PORT-TO-PORT CRUISE)

SEVILLE - CORDOBA - SEVILLE - CADIZ - JEREZ - CADIZ - VILA REAL - EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA - ISLA MINIMA - SEVILLE - GRANADA - SEVILLE

Travel to the heart of Andalusia and the Algarve. Along the Guadalquivir discover the town of Cordoba, which combines perfectly history and modernity. Visit Seville and its Alcázar palace, an astonishing mix of architectural styles. Then be carried away by the sublime city of Granada which offers a multitude of magnificent sites to visit. You will be dazzled by the beauty of its cathedral which houses the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Enjoy an unforgettable change of sceneries throughout your journey and not forgetting the Doñana Natural Park.

Trip code : SXS_PP

Duration : 8 days

Destination : SEVILLE - CADIZ - ALCOUTIM - EL PUERTO DE SANTA MARIA

Travel Dates :2021

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover Andalusia and Algarve in one cruise
  • Andalusia's Golden Triangle: Seville(1), Cordoba(1) and Granada
  • Late afternoon in a genuine Andalusian hacienda
  • Excursion to Granada
  • Journey to the heart of Spanish and Portuguese traditions
  • Alcoutim, an authentic Portuguese village
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. The evening is yours to do as you please.
Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Córdoba and its Mosque-Cathedral.
Join us for the optional excursions proposed : CLASSIC: Tour of Seville and discovery of the Alcazar and the cathedral. DISCOVERY: Guided bike tour of Seville passing the most beautiful monuments of the city. Tour of the Alcazar, among the oldest royal palaces in Europe. The afternoon will be spent sailing. Tonight, join us for an optional excursion for both packages : Flamenco evening.
This morning, take part in an optional excursion for both packages : Jerez and visit to a "ganadería¿. In the afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed : CLASSIC: Cádiz and its cathedral. DISCOVERY: Hike along the oceanfront in Cadiz to the Castle of San Sebastián, followed by a tasting of local products. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.
We'll cruise along the Guadiana towards Alcoutim. Enjoy time at leisure to discover Alcoutim. We'll return on board and depart towards Vila Real de San Antonio. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Faro, capital city of the Algarve, and Tavira, with its contrasting mixture of former fishing village and middle-class housing. Enjoy an evening of Fado entertainment on board. We'll start cruising in the evening towards El Puerto de Santa Maria. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Arrival early in the morning. Join us for the optional excursions proposed : CLASSIC: Tour of the Osborne cellar and tasting of local wines*. DISCOVERY: Hike in Sanlucar de Barrameda through then Doñana National Park, one of the largest biosphere reserves in Europe. This afternoon, we'll cruise to Isla Minima, passing the Doñana National Park, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve, and the city of Sanlucar de Barrameda. We'll tour a genuine Andalusian hacienda located on the banks of the Guadalquivir followed by an equestrian show. Afterwards, we'll return on board and start cruising towards Seville. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Join us on an included excursion for both packages : Full-day excursion to Granada. This grandiose and verdant site owes its prestige to its Moorish monuments, especially the Alhambra: a palace straight out of the 1001 Nights and to the Generalife, a pleasure palace with attached romantic gardens. We'll return on board after our tour for our gala evening and dinner.
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

This Cruise is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility.

All of our cruises/excursion require a reasonable level of fitness. Every traveller on our cruises is required the ability to walk around sights on uneven surfaces in both urban and rural / mountainous areas unaided. You will be getting on and off cruises, coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Please read our cruise itinerary carefully for outline of activities to help you select the right holiday for you.

Important notes:
• All persons must be fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/packages/tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.

• All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
We provide a wealth of dining experiences and venues. Most meals during the cruises are onboard or at famous restaurants during excursion, with the menus handpicked and planned to highlight a perfect mix of Local and Western cuisines.

• Meals onboard are a cultural culinary experience: Continental breakfast buffets with a rich menu are offered daily, while lunch and dinner are set menus.

• Gala evening: The gala evening is a long-awaited tradition in the world of cruising. This is the night we like to dress up, although no dress code is imposed. The crew all in their dress uniform, are presented to the passengers who are invited have a pre-dinner drink with the captain in the company of the purser, and the head chef.

Note: It is your responsibility to notify us of any dietary requests/requirements. We will do our best to meet your request/requirements, however, cannot guarantee that it can always be accommodated.
The currency accepted on board is the local currency or US dollar. You can pay in dollars or using an international credit/debit card (Visa and MasterCard) at the end of the cruise. It is recommended to have some local currency or US dollars in cash with you during your cruises.
A range of activities and entertainment are provided on board:

• Before dinner, games and quizzes are hosted by our entertainers in the lounge bar

• On the sun deck, where you can stroll alone, be with family or friends or sit comfortably in the sun loungers, gymnastics sessions are organised in the morning whilst enjoying the magnificent views of the landscapes that pass by.

• The panoramic lounge bar, the library and the "piano bar"
• Depend on the destination, lectures on subjects related to the history and geography of the places visited, are offered in the lounge bar.

• Some evenings, the dance floor of the lounge bar comes to life with musical evenings, folk groups or singers

• Some cruises have variety evenings where the crew members reveal their hidden talents are also provided.
All cabins are air-conditioned and double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom

• Triple Share: Available upon request
• Bedding Configuration: Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).
• Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms: Not Available
• Laundry service: Not Available
• Wi-Fi: All the cruise is equipped with free Wi-Fi available in all lounges / bars and receptions. For some destination it is available in the cabin.
After purchase, you will receive a Booking Confirmation and Passenger Information Form by email. Within 24 hours of purchase you need to send us a copy of your passport together with your Passenger Information Form.

After purchase, you are required to make a deposit or full payment for your order. Please note most of our deposit is non-refundable. Please check your booking and your invoice for the Terms and Conditions which apply specifically to your booking.

If you would like to cancel your booking, please refer to our cancellation terms.

Please note:
• Any special requests, preferences MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form
• Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges
Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $105 per person will be incurred. This is only valid for a one-time use (claim).

Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise to the same destination, departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties.

The new tour/cruise must be at the same cost or higher but cannot be at lower cost than the initial cruise/ tour booked. If the passenger chooses the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

Important notes:
• Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making the deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable
• Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares or third-party fees and charges.
• Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.
• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours. It is your responsibility to make sure your room is secure.
Tipping is not compulsory and is not included in this cruise. We believe that if you choose to tip, you should only pay for the service you receive.

In general, tipping is widely accepted as a way to show your appreciation of good service but is not compulsory. Tipping is expected and often makes up a large part of people's wages.

• If travel on a river cruises and happy with the services provided by your crews and service onboard. Recommended tips - For the crew members on board the ship - $10US per day per passenger.

• If you are happy with services provided by your tour guides and drivers, a tip is appreciated. Recommended tips - For the guides and drivers - $6US per day per passenger.
You must carry your own luggage from/to the coach and to/from the hotel or cruise. The driver/crews and his assistance will assist with the uploading/off-loading of your luggage.

Please note:

• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours/cruises. It is your responsibility to make sure your room/cabin is secure.

• Tweet World Travel will not be liable for any loss or damage to your luggage or other personal belongings.
Our products DO NOT include Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is not included in our cruises and shore excursions.

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance for your travel arrangements (without limitation) that include coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise, land content and airfare charges that may occur.

You need to provide us your Travel Insurance details upon booking, or at least before 30 days prior to your departure.

If you do not have travel insurance prior to your departure, we retain the rights to refuse boarding/joining our tours or cruises. We might refund / provide travel credits for you, less any unrecoverable fees including but not limited to admin fees, visas fees, other suppliers’ cancellation fees. We won’t be held liable for any costs associated with this matter.
FAQ & Travel Blog

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - evening of traditional entertainment - excursion to Granada - visit of Isla Minima - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Please note:  this cruise doesn’t include the entry visa for the country it travels to. Make sure you have acquired a valid visa before travelling and joining the cruise. Check whether a single entry or multiple entry visa is required/ available.

When assisting with an international travel booking, we assume that all travellers in the booking have a valid Passport and Visas to enter to the country it travels to. Passports must be valid for the countries through which a ship or tour passes. It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure the validity and conformity of their passport/Visas.

It is the customer’s responsibility to make sure that the travellers have the valid visas and/or correct visa type to enter the destination country they are travelling to. Travellers might need to present the visas at multiple checkpoints and may be refused to fly out of their countries, if the visa documents cannot be presented. If such an event occurs, we won’t be liable and the travellers will be deemed as “no-show”. Please check our Terms & Conditions for penalty for “no-show”.

Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) change regularly. Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate for up-to-date information.

Important Note:

  • All travellers must have a valid passport for international travel and most countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of return and some countries require a machine‐readable passport.
  • Some countries require visas and re‐entry permits which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities.
  • It is your sole responsibility if any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not satisfying the requirements of those authorities.
DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package Guided bike tour of Seville(1) Flamenco evening in Cadix Guided tour of Jerez and a Ganaderia Hike the waterfront in Cadiz Faro and Tavira Hike in Sanlucar leaving fro

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 588 AUD

On-board : 689 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2021

Included in tour package Seville Flamenco evening in Cadix Guided tour of Jerez and a Ganaderia Cadiz and its cathedral Faro and Tavira El Puerto de Santa Maria - tasting at the Osborne bodega

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 548 AUD

On-board : 643 AUD

CLASSIC
CLASSIC EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package Seville Flamenco evening in Cadix Guided tour of Jerez and a Ganaderia Cadiz and its cathedral Faro and Tavira El Puerto de Santa Maria - tasting at the Osborne bodega

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 540 AUD

On-board : 633 AUD

DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE - 2022

Included in tour package Guided bike tour of Seville(1) Flamenco evening in Cadix Guided tour of Jerez and a Ganaderia Hike the waterfront in Cadiz Faro and Tavira Hike in Sanlucar leaving fro

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 595 AUD

On-board : 695 AUD

1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Seville and the Alcazar Palace

Transfer by coach to Seville. We'll start off our visit with the azulejos that adorn the Plaza de España which was constructed for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. The 200 meter diame

DURATION 04:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 96 AUD

On-board : 107 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided bike tour of Seville

Retrieval of the bikes at the dock in Seville. Each participant will be able to choose their own bike for this morning guided tour of Seville. For many years, only about 0.5% of trips were made by bi

DURATION 02:45 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 100 AUD

On-board : 112 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Guided tour of Jerez and a Ganaderia

We will depart from El Puerto de Santa Maria for our excursion in Jerez. Jerez has been renowned for its wines, flamenco, horses and bull ranching. A panoramic tour by coach will enable you to see the

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 99 AUD

On-board : 110 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
EVENING
Flamenco evening in Cadiz

After dinner, departure on foot for a Flamenco evening. Flamenco (cante flamenco) is an art created by the Gypsy and Andalusian peoples based on popular folklore born from the various cultures which f

DURATION 02:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 75 AUD

On-board : 0 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Faro and Tavira

We'll leave by coach for our tour of Faro and start off with the cathedral (exteriors only). Originally built as a church in the 13th and 14th centuries, Saint Mary became a cathedral in the 16th

DURATION 04:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 58 AUD

On-board : 65 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
Stroll in Sanlucar - Leaving from El Puerto de Santa Maria

We'll leave by coach for Sanlúcar (approximately 15.5 miles away). Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by your guide, and you'll set out for a stroll in Doñana National Park. The

DURATION 05:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 87 AUD

On-board : 97 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
Day trip to Cordoba (lunch included)

Transfer by coach from Seville to Cordoba. Cordoba's golden era started in the 8th century when it was conquered by the Moors who built about 300 mosques and countless palaces and public buildings

DURATION 10:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 157 AUD

On-board : 175 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Hike the waterfront in Cadiz

Walk along the oceanfront to the Castle of San Sebastián. According to legend, the Temple of Kronos (a Titan of the Greek gods) was first built here. A chapel was built in the 1400s by Venetian

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 49 AUD

On-board : 53 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
PM
Cadiz and its cathedral

We'll leave by coach on a panoramic tour of Cádiz, one of the oldest cities in Europe. You'll be able to revel in the cultural and historical riches of the city, as well as its long str

DURATION 03:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 58 AUD

On-board : 65 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
AM
El Puerto de Santa Maria - Tasting at the Osborne Bodega

We'll leave on foot with our host/hostess for the Osborne Bodega. One of the oldest wineries in the region, Osborne began producing its Sherry Solera in 1772. The iconic Osborne bull silhouette ha

DURATION 02:00 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 42 AUD

On-board : 47 AUD

SEE MORE
1 TRIPS OF DAY
DAY
Guided tour of Granada and the Alhambra (full day with lunch included)

You will travel to Granada by coach. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and at the confluence of three rivers, Granada was the capital of the last Islamic kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula. Upon

DURATION 14:30 hours

PRICE PER PERSON

Pre-paid : 138 AUD

On-board : 152 AUD

SEE MORE

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) except for Granada and Isla Minima - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.