Spain

Discover the enticing gastronomy, fascinating Moorish history and pulsing beach resorts of Spain on a small ship luxury cruise along the waters of its legendary rivers or the Mediterranean Sea coast. Explore the inspiring cultural hubs of Barcelona and Madrid, marvel at the opulent royal palace of Alcazar in Seville and experience the unique music and cuisine of Andalusia. Head north to explore the captivating cities of Portugal along the Atlantic coast or journey south to the volcanic landscapes of the Canary Islands and the ancient medinas of Morocco.

Top 5 Small Ships in Spain

Harmony V

Led by expert naturalists and historians, the Harmony V is the perfect vessel to explore Cuba’s spectacular coast. It features a partially enclosed sun deck for soaking up the views, as well as a...

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Le Laperouse

Part of the renowned Ponant fleet, Le Laperouse features elegantly designed stateroom, spacious suites and superb lounge areas. It’s been newly built to subtly blend comfort and refinement, with...

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Royal Clipper

Inspired by the German tall ship Preussen, the Royal Clipper is one of the largest sailing ships in Europe, with 42 sails that boast a combined area of 56,000 square feet. She’s equipped with...

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Sea Cloud II

Sister ship of the legendary Sea Cloud, the Sea Cloud II boasts the same high standards and elegance of this romantic tall ship with its own, unique character. It features four expansive decks...

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Star Flyer

Paired with the Star Clipper, the Star Flyer is a modern sailing vessel with the capacity for 170 guests in pampered comfort. It offers spacious accommodation, expansive teak decks and polished...

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All Spain Small Ship Cruises

Iberian Shores

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9 Days
Europe, Spain, France, Italy, Mediterranean

Embark in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, located on the banks of the Tagus River. As soon as you arrive in the port, you can admire two UNESCO World Heritage monuments, the Monastery of the...

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$4,650
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Glories of Spain & Portugal

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8 Days
Europe, Spain, Mediterranean

Experience the glories of Spain & Portugal on this 8-day cruise and admire the beauty and authentic charm of the old continent. Visit the picturesque city of Monchique, nested between two hills,...

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$2,390
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Mediterranean: Barcelona to Nice

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6 Days
Europe, Spain, France, Mediterranean

There is so much to savor on this fabulous voyage, starting with the surreal architecture and simply amazing cuisine of Barcelona to the enchanting city of Nice. Don't miss all the incredible places...

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$3,495
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Canary Islands: Las Palmas Round-trip

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5 Days
Europe, Spain

Swap a gray autumn for a slice of Canary sun. Enjoy an authentic windjammer experience for true sailing fans on this unique round-trip 5-day cruise along the Canary Islands. Starting and ending in...

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$2,795
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Chopin and the Music of Spain

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8 Days
Europe, Spain, France, Italy, Mediterranean

Embark on a musical cruise in tribute to Chopin run in partnership with Radio Classique. From Civitavecchia, Le Lapérouse sails to the Balearic Islands and makes a first stop in Menorca. The...

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$4,230
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Mediterranean: Nice - Malaga

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8 Days
Europe, Spain, France, Mediterranean

Fall in love with the beautiful Mediterranean on this once-in-a-lifetime 8-day voyage. Join Sea Cloud II on its 8-day sailing adventure to explore the Mediterranean's best locations that start from...

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$4,855
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Balearic Islands & Corsica

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8 Days
Caribbean, Europe, Spain, France, Italy, Mediterranean

Starting at the delightful port of Malaga, this incredible sailing expedition takes you to some of the most important and historic towns of the Balearic Islands and the charming island of Corsica....

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$1,880
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Morocco & Canary Islands

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9 Days
Europe, Spain, Africa

Enjoy a cultural kaleidoscope on this amazing 9-day cruise that offers the best opportunity to discover breathtaking imperial cities in Morocco and the Canaries’ artistic side. Board the Star Flyer...

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$1,925
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Grand Voyage: Spain, Morocco, and Portugal

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13 Days
Europe, Spain, Mediterranean, Africa

Enjoy the charm of the Mediterranean on this unique sailing voyage aboard the Royal Clipper. Visit Puerto Banus, a beautiful Mediterranean playground of white-washed buildings and a marina filled...

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$3,030
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Mediterranean: Barcelona to Valencia

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8 Days
Europe, Spain, Mediterranean

Starting with some of the artistic treasures in the Picasso Museum or the Joan Miró Foundation, discover Barcelona, the capital of Catalan Art Nouveau with its glory epitomized in the spectacular...

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$5,155
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