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Whatever your opinion about form over function, you'll have to admit that Gaudi made an impression on Barcelona with his modernist architecture. Do you love it or hate it? While you're here, stroll the Ramblas shopping avenue and visit the Gothic Quarter, or stop at a Benedictine monastery, and contemplate the bizarre works of Picasso at a museum dedicated only to him.
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Visit the town's historical centre, then head for Jerez de Frontera, the sherry capital of the world, or to Seville, famed for flamenco and the exquisite Alcazar Palace. Sample shore excursion: Cádiz, Sherry & Horses.
|Fri 22 Sep 2017 08:00||Fri 22 Sep 2017 23:00|
This strategic link between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean has been ruled by the Spanish, British and Moors. As long as the Barbary Apes remain, the British will rule Gibraltar this is the tradition that has held for 350 years. These pesky primates are a favorite with visitors despite their incessant chatter and light-fingered ways. Ride to the top of the Rock for great views over the Strait of Gibraltar-on a clear day you'll see Africa.
|Sat 23 Sep 2017 08:00||Sat 23 Sep 2017 23:00|
Málaga is your chance to tour to the Moorish wonders of the Alhambra with its elaborate carvings, grand columns and delicate arches. Stalagmites and stalactites reach calcite fingers into the caverns of Nerja, near Malaga. 30,000 years ago, people lived in the shadowy recesses of these caves. In nearby Mijas, shop tables are laden with hand-made ceramics, and the people live in shuttered, whitewashed cottages.
|Sun 24 Sep 2017 08:00||Sun 24 Sep 2017 18:00|
From Alicante, don't miss a trip to the inland town of Guadelest— a fascination example of an Islamic fortified town. You'll have to walk through a tunnel to access the town, which is part of the charm and certainly was a discouraging landmark for history's wannabe marauders. In Alicante itself, golden beaches, an impressive paseo maritimo, a wealth of history, cathedrals, museums and gardens offer an impressive array of options.
|Mon 25 Sep 2017 10:00||Mon 25 Sep 2017 18:00|
Palma de Mallorca
Floating gemlike off Spain's Mediterranean Riviera, these islands offer you pearls, pottery and perfectly sublime sandy beaches. Visit Valldemosa, where George Sand and Frederic Chopin spent a romantic winter in 1838.
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Rumored to be the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, Calvi is a small and stunningly beautiful beach resort town on the Island of Corsica (known to be the birthplace of Napoléon Bonaparte). Visit Notre Dame de la Serra Chapel and take in 360° views of the bay and surrounding mountains; explore the centuries-old fortress Citadel of Calvi, a remarkable example of Genoese architecture; and relish time relaxing on one of Corsica's secluded white sand beaches.
|Fri 29 Sep 2017 08:00||Fri 29 Sep 2017 18:00|
Nothing more than a tiny Principality, Monaco steals much more of the international limelight than its size decently permits. But it's the Grand Casino, of course, where you must peer into the enchanting Salon Rose to see its naked nymph-clad ceiling. It's also the palace and the cathedral, the Rock of Monaco and the harbor, packed to the gills with million-dollar motor yachts—and those are just the modest one
|Sat 30 Sep 2017 08:00||Sat 30 Sep 2017 18:00|
Access to the best of Tuscany: Florence, with its magnificent art and architecture and elegant shopping; Pisa's Leaning Tower; and ancient Lucca. Sample shore excursions: Tuscan Countryside & Wine Tasting; Florence & the Academia.
|Sun 01 Oct 2017 07:00||Sun 01 Oct 2017 19:00|
In the footsteps of the Ceasar you will spend your time in the Eternal City. From the Roman Forum, it's a short walk to the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine and Palatine Hill. Across the Tiber River, the Sovereign State of the Vatican holds the key to the Sistine Chapel and Bernini's awesome colonnade.
|Mon 02 Oct 2017 07:00||Mon 02 Oct 2017|
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