Sail from Lisbon to Palma de Mallorca on the World’s largest square-rigged sailing vessel and explore Moorish Spain with stops in Cádiz, Almería and Mahón as well as Tangiers in Morocco
Discover the sights and sounds of Spain's stunning Southern
coastline on this 8-day voyage in late Summer 2021. You'll explore
the region's historic castles, baroque cathedrals, elegant harbours
and sun-soaked islands, while sailing on a classical tall ship
that's sure to turn-heads.
Tradewind's Golden Horizon is a near replica of the
1913-built ocean vessel, France II, and boasts 6,300 sq
metres of white billowing sails. Traditional in style, yet built
for this century, she's powered by the wind for 70 per cent of the
season making a voyage on her a sustainable way to travel.
With capacity for no more than 272 guests in 140 all sea-view
cabins, plus excellent service and delicious food, Golden
Horizon promises to take you on a voyage like no other.
Setting sail from Lisbon, Portugal's pastel-coloured capital,
where you can also join a selection of pre-cruise tours, your first
port of call is Cadiz. Thought to be the oldest inhabited city in
Europe and home of the Spanish Navy, it has more than 100
watchtowers around its rocky peninsula which juts out of a
beautiful bay. Head to the top of the Torre Tavira for views over
the city and of your ship, Golden Horizon, resplendent in
Optional excursions include a visit to see 18th-century Cádiz
Cathedral, a trip to Jerez de la Frontera, sherry capital of
Andalusia, or a lesson on the art of flamenco dancing. The
following day you'll get the chance to step ashore in Morocco and
explore Tangier, including its vibrant hillside Medina and the
mysterious Cave of Hercules.
Back in Spain, your itinerary continues with stops in Almería, one
of Andalusia's most atmospheric towns, with a huge Moorish fortress
that overlooks the Med, and Menorca's capital, Mahón. You'll then
sail to Palma de Mallorca, capital of the Balearic Islands, where
you'll disembark. Those who simply don't want their holiday to end
can relax on Majorcan beaches with our exclusive three-night stay