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Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia with Derrick Olsen

October 13 - October 21, 2019 



This unique nine-day itinerary and small ship voyage showcases the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal, during the best time of year. Join WorldOregon President, Derrick Olsen, as he leads this exciting adventure in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia!



Cruise up Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River, “the great river,” into the heart of beautiful Seville, an exclusive opportunity only available on this itinerary and by small ship. Visit Portugal’s lesser-traveled Algarve region and the regal city of Granada, Spain. Stand on the “Top of the Rock” to see the Pillars of Hercules spanning the scenic Strait of Gibraltar and call on the enchanting Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca. Admire the modernist architecture of Valencia. Enjoy stunning scenery and visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites while cruising ancient trade routes from the Mediterranean Sea into the Atlantic Ocean aboard the Five-Star, 210-guest M.S. Le Lyrial. Two-night Barcelona Pre-Cruise Option and two-night Lisbon Post-Cruise Option offered.

COST: From $4,595 plus airfare. 

A Savings of $1,000 when you book by May 10! (extended from March 11)




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