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Highlights of Spain, France & England

From Seville to London

From the immense statue of Christ the King in Lisbon to the pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela, this voyage highlights the central role played by Christianity in the history of Europe. Along the way, Aegean Odyssey will take you to some of the most stunning scenery including cruising the Gironde River to the city of Bordeaux and the wonderful west coast of England. This departure also includes Normandy where you will spend half a day exploring Honfleur on foot and visiting the major site of St Catherine’s Church.

Included excursions and visits: 7

  • Lisbon city tour
  • Porto city tour and port tasting
  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Choice of Panoramic Bordeaux & wine tasting or UNESCO Bordeaux
  • Choice of The Eden Project or St Michael’s Mount
  • Choice of Slapton Sands or Medieval Totnes & Buckfast Abbey
  • Walking tour of Honfleur


  • 12 nights cruise on MV Aegean Odyssey
  • All meals on board the MV Aegean Odyssey
  • All onboard gratuities for restaurant and cabin staff
  • Selected wine, beer or soft drinks with dinner
  • In-depth lecture programme featuring expert guest speakers
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions

Plus all these benefits:

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Free connecting flights to London
  • Check-in service by Titan staff
  • Services of the experienced staff on board MV Aegean Odyssey
  • Scheduled flight to Seville
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Porterage of luggage to/from your cabin
  • Airport taxes, security charges and fuel surcharges
  • Port taxes
  • UK Air Passenger Duty (APD)


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Day 1 - London - Seville, Spain

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport and a flight to Seville. On arrival, you will be met by Voyages to Antiquity representatives and transferred to embark Aegean Odyssey (4T), and spend the afternoon cruising along the Guadalquivir River.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 2 - At sea

Enjoy a leisurely day at sea, with lectures and other activities planned.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 3 - Lisbon, Portugal

We arrive in Lisbon this morning, where our included tour takes in sights such as the Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, which houses the tomb of the explorer Vasco da Gama, and the historic Alfama district. This afternoon is free, with optional excursions available.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 4 - Porto

This afternoon’s walking tour of Porto takes us to the city’s Romanesque cathedral and the grand 19th century Stock Exchange Palace, before we cross the River Douro to visit a wine cellar for a port wine tasting session.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 5 - Vigo, Spain

From Vigo we embark on an excursion to Santiago de Compostela, visiting the magnificent cathedral. Said to house the relics of the Apostle St James, it is the final stop on the Way of St James pilgrimage route. We stop for lunch and leave Vigo this evening.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 6 - At sea

Relax on board ship today as we sail towards France.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 7 - Cruising the Gironde Estuary, France - Bordeaux (overnight)

We cruise up the Gironde estuary this afternoon, berthing in the heart of Bordeaux this evening for an overnight stay.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 8 - Bordeaux

You have a choice of tours today. The first takes you on a walking tour of Bordeaux, visiting the Place des Quinconces, one of Europe’s largest squares, and the 18th century Palais Rohan. On the second, you’ll visit one of the region’s world-famous vineyards to visit the cellars and enjoy a wine tasting.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 9 - At sea

Enjoy the programme of lectures and onboard activities as we spend the day at sea.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 10 - Falmouth

Choose between two included excursions from Falmouth today. Visit the Eden Project, with its distinctive domed biomes, housing thousands of rainforest and Mediterranean plant species, or head to St Michael’s Mount for a guided tour of the castle.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 11 - Dartmouth

Two excursions are offered from Dartmouth. At Slapton Sands you’ll learn about the ill-fated preparations for the D-Day landings, where 749 US servicemen were killed in a German E-boat attack. Alternatively, visit Totnes and the Benedictine Buckfast Abbey, rebuilt on its medieval foundations at the beginning of the 20th century.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 12 - Honfleur, France

Today’s excursion includes a walking tour of the picturesque harbour-town of Honfleur, where you will also visit the major site of St Catherine’s Church.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 13 London Tilbury

After breakfast this morning, disembark Aegean Odyssey, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

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Highlights of Spain, France & England

From Seville to London