The Guadalquivir and Guadiana Rivers, flowing through the south of Spain and into Portugal, are incredible. Typically, a river cruise along them will combine both waterways,giving you the experience of not one but two countries. Our cruises usually begin in stunning Seville, known for being the brightest and sunniest city in all of Europe. If you’re looking to catch a tan, this is the place to go.
On your journey,you can explore the world’s largest Gothic cathedral in Seville – an unforgettable sight – and visit the incredible Alcazar Palace. The architecture in this region is breathtaking and a source of inspiration for a number of designers and artists all over the world. There are also opportunities to learn about the culture in Spain and try some amazing food, or explore some of the numerous museums in Seville.
Heading south,you can escape the buzz of the city to discover quiet farmland in the rural areas, or explore the Doñana Nation Park where the Guadalquivir meets the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can meet a wide variety of beautiful birds and the gorgeous Iberian Lynx, which was saved from extinction by the Spanish.
Heading into Portuguese towns such as Alcoutim and Santo António, you will find expansive olive groves and be able to dive into Moorish history by exploring the ancient castle ruins. The experiences and opportunities you will discover are fascinating.
Take a Guadalquivir and Guadiana river cruises to create longstanding and beloved memories. You will not regret it.