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Gems of Iberia

See the best of Spain and Portugal

Cruise Code: A22530

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Leixoes, Portugal

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Vigo, Spain

Date:
27 December 2025
Duration:
16 nights
Departure:
London Tilbury
Ship:
Ambition

Sail into the heart of maritime history on a captivating cruise along the Iberian Peninsula. Begin your journey in Getxo, Spain, for optional tours to Bilbao. Explore the cultural gems of Santander, Gijon, and El Ferrol with the option of taking a tour to Santiago de Compostela, where a distinctive mix of old-world charm and contemporary innovation awaits exploration. Carry on to Cadiz, a city abundant in historic sites, before reaching the iconic Rock of Gibraltar. Wander through the winding streets of Lisbon before exploring Oporto from Leixoes up the coast.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

Getxo
Stretching along Spain's Basque coast is historic Getxo. Blending cultural richness with seaside charm, Getxo offers gorgeous promenade walks and the chance to indulge in traditional Basque cuisine in the town's famous Old Port.

El Ferrol
Guarded by castles at its harbour entrance, Ferrol is one of Spain's oldest and most famous port cities. Stroll through historic plazas, visit naval monuments, and discover the city's maritime charm.

Gibraltar
Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, captivates with its iconic rock and maritime history as the gateway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Explore historic fortifications and keep an eye out for the iconic Barbary macaques that roam the streets.

Lisbon
Portugal's bustling capital of Lisbon allures with its mix of Old World charm and seaside vibes. Lose yourself in the maze of narrow streets in the Alfama district, lunch atop the scenic overlook of Santa Catarina, and savour Lisbon's rich cultural tapestry.

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Cabins & Fares

Included in all bookings
  • All port taxes, fees and charges -
  • Porterage of luggage between the port and cabin. -
  • Spa access -
  • Use of gym, swimming pool and hot tubs -
  • Range of fitness, dance and wellness classes -
  • Amazing entertainment -
  • Informative guest speakers* -
  • Captain’s Gala Dinner and Baked Alaska Parade* -
  • Comfortable accommodation in chosen cabin category -
  • Flexible cancellation policies† -
  • Captain’s cocktail party* -
  • Exceptional full board cuisine -

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The Ship - Ambition

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1,200
Guests
680
Cabins
10
Guest Decks

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