You’ll find stylish ports, captivating cities and memorable experiences abound
on this special sailing. Unearth Barcelona’s architectural gems and Cartagena’s
historical secrets. Relax on Mallorca’s glorious beaches and sample the life
of luxury in St-Tropez. Then there’s Nice, where you’ll have the unmissable
chance to witness nail-biting action on a tour to the Monaco Grand Prix, or
simply enjoy the extended time in this French Riviera city.
Your first port of call will be the pretty Portuguese
capital, Lisbon. The prolonged days and mild climate
that frequent this time of year are perfect for ambling
around the city’s streets and relaxing in the sunkissed
praças (squares). Enjoy a day at leisure as Black
Watch takes you along the south coast of Spain,
before stopping at Cartagena the following
afternoon. Here, a medieval castle, Roman
amphitheatre and collection of Modernist buildings
are among the list of top attractions.
You’ll then spend a day in Palma, capital of Mallorca
and home to a striking Gothic-style cathedral that
was designed by Gaudí. This attractive city
encapsulates the Mediterranean with its stylish
harbour, labyrinth of back streets, and leafy squares.
Next, journey into Mallorca’s mountainous heartland
aboard a vintage train as you head for Soller. Or sail
the turquoise waters on a catamaran perhaps.
The Catalan city of Barcelona boasts a number of
attractions. There’s the Gothic Cathedral of Santa
Eulalia, Las Ramblas and the architectural wonders of
Gaudí such as the impressive Sagrada Familia. A
luxury yacht experience here will offer an altogether
different perspective of the city. Then it’s on to sunny
St-Tropez along the French Riviera, the destination of
choice for many celebrities over the years. You may
even spot a few if you’re lucky! Made famous during
Hollywood’s golden era, this fishing village-turned
high-end resort still oozes charm within its
picturesque harbour and wooded coastline.
Continuing on, you’ll find plenty of experiences to
choose from during a day in Nice. Stroll along the
palm-fringed Promenade des Anglais, taking in the
glamorous Bay of Angels; relax on gorgeous golden
beaches; and indulge in a spot of people-watching at
the Cours Saleya market. You’ll even have the option
to tour to nearby Monaco and admire the luxury
hotels, casinos, palaces and huge yachts. Motor
racing enthusiasts will have the chance to watch the
Monaco Grand Prix and soak up the intoxicating
atmosphere. It’s sure to be the highlight of your visit.
The following two days at sea allow time to relax after
all the exploration as you head for captivating Cádiz,
before sailing back home.
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