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Spain and Portugal

Balmoral sailing from Southampton

from £1,249 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required
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  • VIP travel service VIP door to door

Authentic flavours and festive decorations...

Set sail on a pre-Christmas adventure with Fred. Olsen. Explore Lisbon’s rich maritime heritage and sample traditional custard tarts by day, and enjoy a memorable evening exploring the Portuguese capital’s Christmas light-adorned streets.Head to Oporto for world-famous port wines, charming historic districts and stunning riverside scenes; and take the opportunity to tour to Santiago de Compostela from La Coruña.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise...

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.


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09/12/2020 Southampton, England

Southampton, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Southampton, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

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10/12/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

11/12/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

12/12/2020 Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

Arrive early morning on December 12. Depart late afternoon on December 13.

Cruise under the 25 de Abril Bridge to reach Lisbon which is spread across seven hills and segmented into different districts that offer a look at the city throughout the ages. Explore the narrow streets of the hodge-podge Alfama district, admire the elegant 18th-century architecture of Baixa Pombalina or go shopping in neighbouring Chiado. Be sure to seek out the UNESCO-listed Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries, which reflect Lisbon’s sea history.

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14/12/2020 Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal

Oporto, Portugal

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Oporto is known the world over for its sweet fortified wine and a visit to one of the city’s lodges where port is blended and aged is an absolute must. Other reasons to visit this 2,000 year old city include the meandering lanes of the medieval Ribeira district, the 20,000 azulejos tiles in the São Bento railway station and the Douro River which is straddled by the impressive Dom Luís I Bridge and where you can see Rabelo boats which have been used to transport wine upriver for centuries.

Leixoes Porto Portugal Europe

15/12/2020 La Coruña, Spain

La Coruña, Spain

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Contrast the city's medieval quarter with the modern architecture lining the waterfront of this busy port, set on the Bay of Coruña. Stroll the promenade or perhaps visit the Tower of Hercules – the only Roman lighthouse that is still in use for maritime signaling, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main town has a collection of squares, churches, galleries and museums to explore including the Domus Museum - an interactive museum dedicated to mankind, or perhaps take the chance to visit the ancient pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela.

La Coruna A Coruña Galicia Spain Europe

16/12/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

17/12/2020 Southampton, England

Southampton, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

Southampton Hampshire England UK Europe

Please note

Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.


Spain and Portugal

Balmoral sailing from Southampton

from £1,249 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required
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Spain and Portugal

Balmoral sailing from Southampton

from £1,249 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required