Day 1 - London - Funchal, Madeira (overnight)
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 Funchal. On arrival, you are met by Voyages to Antiquity representatives and transferred to embark Aegean Odyssey (4T).
Day 2 - Funchal (overnight)
Enjoy a day of sightseeing the beautiful wonders around the island of Madeira. We begin by heading to Cabo Girão, the second biggest sea cliff in the world to experience the unforgettable views of the coastline. The tour’s next stop is the idyllic fishing village of Camara de Lobos, where Winston Churchill enjoyed days painting. You will also be given the opportunity to taste a delicious variety of distinguished Madeira products at the Old Blandy Wine Lodge. While travelling back to Funchal you will stop off at Pico dos Barcelos, another place to admire the spectacular views of the beautiful island. Alternatively, take a cable car and toboggan ride in the morning and then a ‘Flowers of Madeira’ excursion in the afternoon.
Day 3 - Funchal
This morning is free, or you may wish to take an optional excursion to Madeira’s Botanical Gardens. We sail at noon and the rest of the day is at leisure, or perhaps enjoy a lecture.
Day 4 - La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain
We arrive in La Palma this morning, where you have a choice of two excursions. From the port, head to the unique village of El Paso located in a national park surrounded by mountains that together form the Caldera de Taburiente. Along with enjoying the astonishing views here, we will visit the Silk Museum, before time in La Glorieta Square. The Square’s design effortlessly reflects the animal and plant life of La Palma, having been designed by local artist Luis Morera and built after Gaudi’s Park Guell. Or, take a short drive to the Santuario Virgen de Las Nieves, the Patron Saint of the island. The beautiful 17th century church offers outstanding ornate interior, myriad sculptures, crystal chandeliers and a glistening altar to view. Continue to the Mirador de la Cumbrecita for a guided tour around the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, with an 8km diameter and circumference of almost 20km, there are plenty of amazing views to admire.
Day 5 - Lanzarote, Canary Islands
This morning we arrive in Lanzarote for an excursion to Timanfaya National Park and a delicious tasting experience at the vineyards of La Geria. Alternatively, you can enjoy a tour to Northern Lanzarote.
Agadir - Marrakech, Morocco
Today we explore the cultural old city of Taroudant, otherwise known as Little Marrakech. The unique town is surrounded by citrus groves and red-mud walls, making it a truly individual and enchanting location. The town isn’t just a tourist attraction; it is a working market-trading town where the daily Berber market and Arab souk take place. Later, we drive through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech, where we spend the night at a hotel.
Day 7 - Marrakech - Casablanca (overnight)
Marrakech has many charms; its bustling grand square, market traders and beautiful mosques. Today’s excursion takes us to this enchanting city and whilst walking through you will see goods being sold and craftsmen practising traditional trades, until you arrive at the Bahia Palace to explore the beautiful Moorish-style garden and large palace, home to admirably painted residential rooms. We continue to the famous Djemma el-Fna Square - which has been used as a place for entertainment, celebrations and business over the years by local people - and the Majorelle Garden. Continue by driving to Casablanca in the afternoon to rejoin the ship.
Day 8 - Casablanca
Choose from two tours today, either visit the wondrous capital city of Morocco, Rabat - enjoy the stunning architecture and relaxed atmosphere while also visiting the Kasbah, Royal Palace and old town to get a real feel for the fascinating city. Or, take an alternative tour of Casablanca, a city that has experienced many political and cultural changes. You will visit the Hassan II Mosque, the United Nations Square and the League of Arab States Park.
Day 9 - At sea
Relax on board your ship as we spend a leisurely day sailing to Seville, Spain.
Day 10 - Cruising the Guadalquivir River - Seville, Spain (overnight)
Spend the day cruising along the Guadalquivir River to arrive in Seville by mid-afternoon, where we dock overnight.
Day 11 Seville - London
Disembark and transfer to Seville Airport for a flight to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport. Upon arrival you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.