An Architectural Adventure Around the Iberian Peninsula
Explore the architectural wonders of the Iberian Peninsula from Amsterdam to Rome in UNESCO-listed city centers, intricate palaces and stunning cathedrals.
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Program No. 23001RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

A tumultuous history of empires expanding and retreating for control of the Iberian Peninsula created the prefect conditions for a unique and unrivaled blend of Islamic and Christian architecture. Under Moorish caliphs and Spanish monarchs, awe-inspiring monuments were constructed and adapted to the changing times — intricate palaces, majestic mosques and stunning cathedrals existing side-by-side. Discover ancient cities along the Iberian Peninsula and their distinct architectural stylings that developed through the centuries on an exciting sailing from Amsterdam to Rome.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Sail through Amsterdam’s intricate 17th century canals dividing the city into a network of nearly 90 small islands.
  • Marvel at the intricate masonry of the Seville Cathedral, the world’s largest Gothic Cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Discover the Phoenician, Roman, Byzantine and Moorish influences of Cartagena, including the Roman Theater and Art Nouveau buildings.
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