Morocco’s unique cultures, traditions and influences are at the forefront of your discovery on this cruise, as Balmoral takes you to a string of captivating cities to experience their way of life to the full. Any visit to Casablanca is memorable, so your overnight stay is sure to be a highlight. You’ve ample time to see sights such as the majestic Hassan II Mosque, and enjoy flavoursome Tagine cuisine here. Or perhaps you’ll opt to tour to Marrakech for bustling souks, religious monuments and the famous Medina, alive with energetic markets, street food vendors, artists and all manner of performers. Animated souks are yours to explore in Tangier too, where soaring minarets and domes, and a legendary Kasbah – once the sultan's walled palace and gardens – also await.
A visit to Agadir is a chance to explore Souk El Had and try local flavours of mint tea, fruits and spices; and even learn about how Argan Oil is made, meeting the ladies who crush the nuts from endemic argan trees. Agadir is also your gateway to the Atlas Mountains; on tour, you could trek the foothills and witness some of Morocco’s most magnificent scenery. Away from Moroccan shores, you’ll see how Moorish influences have helped shaped some Spanish cities, such as Cádiz. The Moors’ unmistakable style is showcased through a number of architectural treasures in Cádiz, from centuries-old houses to landmarks such as Gran Teatro Falla. In Lisbon, Portugal’s captivating capital, you’ll find similarly impressive examples of such architectural delights in the city’s enchanting Moorish quarter too.
Lyn Hilton lives in Leicestershire with her 3-legged, one year old rescue dog Tya, her two children have grown and flown.
She has been playing bridge since the age of 17. Initially playing kitchen bridge and then learnt properly when she was 30.
She is a qualified bridge teacher, director and plays bridge for the Leicestershire team. She is a member of three clubs within the country and teaches within the county club.
Cruise descriptions include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours. *Premium Traditional Afternoon Tea not included. Upgrade to All Inclusive Drinks Package is available as a chargeable optional extra and can be added to your booking up to six days prior to your cruise departing.
Great value offers
Great value offers on selected fares and cabin grades available on this cruise. Please contact our Reservations team for further details.
Please note, rooms 8057 and 8059 on Lido deck are equipped for use by disabled passengers.
*Rooms 8073, 8075, 8084 and 8086 on the Lido Deck are wheelchair accessible and have a fully restricted view.
*Please note, rooms 9048, 9056 and 9095 on Bridge Deck have been adapted for use by disabled passengers.