West Indies to Spain (14 Days)

Cruise Line: Viking Cruises
Ship: Viking Sea  |  13 Reviews
San Juan, Puerto Rico to Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 29 Mar 2019 - 11 Apr 2019

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29 Mar 2019
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Arrive in San Juan to embark your ship today. This afternoon before our departure, you will have time to explore Viejo San Juan, or Old San Juan, with its seductive colonial charms, easy island tempo, and authentic culture. Wander its narrow lanes, literally paved with history, laid with blue adoquín stone once used to ballast Spanish galleons.

30 Mar 2019
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Explore two countries on one island today when you call on St. Martin. You will dock on the Dutch side, in Philipsburg, and have the chance to contrast the two cultures. See the great salt pond on the Dutch side, the charming old village of Quartier-d'Orleans, and the French capital, Marigot, called the "Caribbean Paris". Or, choose to simply relax on the island's famous Orient Beach, one and a half miles of gorgeous white sand.

31 Mar 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

As you sail eastward into the Atlantic, take advantage of the many amenities of your ship. You might find your inner calm with yoga on the Sports Deck. Lounge by the Main Pool with its retractable roof and enjoy a cocktail at the Aquavit Bar.

01 Apr 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Relax to the rhythm of your trans-Atlantic crossing. During your second day at sea, you might indulge in a massage or facial or take a sauna in The Spa. Tonight, try some food and wine pairings at The Chef's Table.

02 Apr 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Begin your day with coffee and a real Norwegian waffle at Mamsen's gourmet deli. Later, perhaps you will swim in the Infinity Pool or mingle with newfound friends over tea in the Wintergarden. This evening, enjoy soft piano music in the Living Room or lively jazz in Torshavn.

03 Apr 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Perhaps you'll get a morning workout at the Fitness Center and soothe your body with a hot sauna and a few minutes amid the refreshingly chilled air of the Snow Grotto. This evening, enjoy cocktails in the Explorers' Lounge and an authentic Italian meal at Manfredi's Italian Restaurant.

04 Apr 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

Start your day with a walk around the Promenade Deck; once around measures one mile. Later, you might indulge in a manicure or pedicure at The Salon and enjoy a first-run or classic movie in one of the onboard cinemas, popcorn included. Tonight, enjoy an elegant meal in The Restaurant.

05 Apr 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

As you approach Europe, you might attend an illuminating enrichment lecture about an upcoming destination in The Theater. Relax in The Viking Living Room with a complimentary espresso and a good book from our thoughtfully curated Library.

06 Apr 2019
Funchal, Portugal

Arrive in Europe today on Portuguese Madeira, often called the "Garden Island" for its rich agriculture, terraced hillsides, and beautiful flowers. Disembark to witness this beguiling paradise of craggy peaks and dramatic rocky coasts during a mountain drive. Alternately, you can explore Funchal. This grand capital exudes all the historic air of Lisbon with its harborside Old Town, iron balconies, and blue azulejo tiles. There'll be time to explore its inviting cobblestone streets.

DAY 10
07 Apr 2019
Atlantic Ocean (Cruising)

After your exploration of Madeira, you might sample the Madeira wine that is produced on the island during your day cruising the Atlantic. You can also learn about your upcoming port, Casablanca, Morocco, during a lecture. Tonight, choose from one of our fine dining venues.

DAY 11
08 Apr 2019
Cadiz, Spain

At today's port, you'll have a rare chance to explore what many considered the gateway to the New World throughout the 15th and 16th centuries. The port of Cádiz offers a wealth of treasures. On an included tour, you'll follow passageways into elaborate plazas, from the Plaza de San Antonio and Plaza de España to the Plaza de Mina. Stop at the Torre Tavira, once a lookout for merchants, and marvel at the city's gold-domed Baroque cathedral. Alternately, explore the colorful city of Seville, where a grand cathedral, Giralda tower, and the Alcázar palace were built by the wealth of Spanish kings. Spend free time sipping sherry at a bodega or shopping for local wares.

DAY 12
09 Apr 2019
Strait of Gibraltar (Cruising)

Sail through the famed Strait of Gibraltar today into the Alboran Sea, the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean. On a clear day, you will spot the giant Rock of Gibraltar on the port side. In legend, this enormous geological wonder is one of the Pillars of Hercules, the other being Monte Hacho, a low mountain in Ceuta, a Spanish province in North Africa.

DAY 13
10 Apr 2019
Valencia, Spain

Spain's Mediterranean port of Valencia is a mecca for lovers of one of the country's most iconic dishes, paella. Choose from a wide array of variations of the dish at restaurants throughout town, perhaps with a glass of local wine. Or sample the city's other specialty, horchata. You'll also want to visit the famous Lladró porcelain factory, world renowned for its imaginative and delicate figurines.

DAY 14
11 Apr 2019
Barcelona, Spain

Arrive in Barcelona today, Spain's marvel of architectural wonders. Disembark your ship this morning to return home, or you can extend your stay here to absorb the city's laid-back culture.

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About the Ship

Viking Sea

Viking Ocean Cruises boasts a fleet of new, all-veranda, state-of-the-art ocean ships. Each identical sister ship carries only 930 guests and is engineered at a scale that allows direct access into most ports. Classified by Cruise Critic as “small ships,” the fleet features understated elegance and modern Scandinavian design.

What's Included


  • One included shore excursion in every port of call

  • All onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics

  • Multiple dining venues including alternative restaurant dining

Not Included

  • Gratuities on board and on land, optional shore excursions/ tours/concerts, excess baggage charges, drinks, beverages and meals not included in the package are additional costs to the guest.

About Us

Viking® offers destination-focused river and ocean cruises to the world’s most fascinating locations on board elegant, state-of-the art ships. With Viking, guests will journey with like-minded travelers on The Thinking Person’s Cruise®, a culturally rich, immersive experience designed to help guests explore the most intimate nuances of their destination both on board and ashore—with enriching shore excursions, informative lectures and port talks, engaging Destination Performances, wine tastings and regional cuisine. Plus, Viking Inclusive Value provides guests all they need in one inclusive cruise fare.

Insider Tip

Viking has a variety of ways in which you can customize your trip including premium beverage packages, gift orders and making arrangements for special occasions.

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted. Pricing, dates, inclusions, and itinerary are subject to change without notice, and vary by departure date and cabin. Restrictions may apply. Ship are registered in: Switzerland, Germany, Portugal, Ukraine, China, Vietnam and Egypt.

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Shore Excursions

Barcelona, Spain - 11 Apr 2019

Offered by: European Connection
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Length: 4 hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Culture, History & Arts • Sightseeing
Panoramic Barcelona Tour

An Introductory Tour to the Highlights of Barcelona

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