Day 1 - London - Malaga
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for a British Airways or another leading airline flight to Malaga. On arrival your coach transfers you to Aegean Odyssey (4T), where we remain in port overnight.
Day 2 - Malaga, Spain
Drive through the wonderful landscape of Andalucia to the most outstanding symbol of Moorish heritage in Spain, the Alhambra. Your guide will take you inside to visit the Nazaries Palaces with intricately-carved stucco walls, knotted ceilings and beautiful courtyards; ‘Serallo’, the official residence of the Sultan and the Harem, and many other wonderful sites. The tour will visit the Sultans’ summer paradise, ‘Generalife Palace’. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant and take a panoramic tour around the city of Granada.
Day 3 - Cadiz
Cadiz has clung to Spain’s Atlantic coast for over 4,000 years. A sightseeing tour takes you through the immensely intriguing old city - a cluster of narrow streets opening onto charming small squares with the golden cupola of the cathedral looming over white houses. After this, you will drive to historic Jerez de la Frontera, home to dozens of sherry companies. A visit will be made to Bodega Gonzalez Byass where the age old process of blending is explained before you are invited to sample various fortified wines.
Day 4 - At sea
Lectures and activities available at sea.
Day 5 - Funchal, Madeira (overnight)
A tour of Madeira will help you appreciate its dramatic scenery. Head from the port to Cabo Girão, the second highest sea cliff in the world, to the quaint fishing village of Camara de Lobos where Sir Winston Churchill spent many of his days painting. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a tasting of Madeira wines at the Old Blandy Wine Lodge. Overnight stay in Funchal.
Day 6 - Funchal
Travel into the heart of Funchal's old town on an optional guided walking tour through the quaint narrow streets to the traditional Mercado dos Lavradores. The market offers the very best of the Island: the freshest exotic fruits, vegetables and flowers. Madeira‘s Botanical Gardens have become the Island's most treasured and most famous attraction and an optional excursion allows time here.
Day 7 - La Palma, Canary Islands
Head into the mountains that form the Caldera de Taburiente - a region of spectacular scenery - to visit the Silk Museum, La Glorieta Square and the small town of Fuencaliente. Alternatively, take a sightseeing tour of La Palma.
Day 8 - Arrecife, Lanzarote
Lanzarote is different, not only compared to the other Canary islands, but to everything else on this planet. Chose an excursion to explore the national park of Timanfaya, the famous Fire Mountains of Lanzarote where the absence of wildlife creates an apparent calm and silence whilst the land is still hot just below the surface. Or take a tour to Northern Lanzarote to visit rural villages, appreciate gorgeous views of the valley of 1,000 palm trees and the Archipielago Chinijo and see the remarkable Jameos del Agua cave, part of a 6km long lava tube.
Day 9 - El Marsa, Western Sahara, Morocco
Drive through the sand dunes to the city of Laayoune, the largest town in Western Sahara, with its unique Spanish-Saharan architecture. Your tour will include the massive main square at Place du Mechouar and the aviary at Colline des Oiseaux. You will also visit the Suuq Djemal, a bustling market area with a peculiar architectural style.
Day 10 - At sea
Day 11 Agadir - Marrakech
Taroudant is an old trading centre located in Morocco’s Souss Valley, surrounded by citrus groves. The medieval souqs and squares still play an important part in local trade. Keep an eye out for the tree-climbing goats as we journey here for our included tour. We continue to Marrakech this afternoon and stay in a hotel overnight.
Day 12 - Marrakech - Casablanca
With its grand square bustling with snake charmers and market traders and its almost psychedelic souqs, Marrakech is a showcase for exoticism. Surrounded by the sights, sounds and aromas of the medina you can truly appreciate the allure of this North African city. Enjoy a tour before returning to Casablanca, where we re-join our ship.
Day 13 - Casablanca
Casablanca is Morocco’s economical and cultural capital: this is where money is made, where the industry is, and where the arts flourish. We drive to Rabat, the capital city of Morocco, with a long and rich history, and plenty of monuments to show for it. The visit will include the picturesque Kasbah of the Oudayas, the Royal Palace and the old town.
Day 14 - Tangier
Visit Tangier’s Kasbah, its square and museum, and the large open circular space of the Socco. Your guide will walk you through the Medina and the Kasbah, with its tiny streets lined with shops filled with trinkets and treats, allowing you the opportunity to view the fruit and vegetable market and Mendoubia Park where you can explore at leisure, if you wish.
Day 15 Malaga, Spain
Disembark Aegean Odyssey and transfer to the airport for a British Airways or another leading airline flight to London Heathrow or Gatwick. On arrival you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.