Almeria

Spain

Cruises to Almeria

A city with a rich, historic past, Almeria changed hands back and forth between Muslims and Christians since its founding in 955 AD by the Moors. Don't miss exploring La Alcazaba Fortress - in the mid10th century, it was one of the most powerful Moorish fortresses in Spain, second in size to the nearby Alhambra. And be sure to enjoy some tapas while in Old Town, with many delicious options featuring fresh seafood.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Muelle Levante. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central European Time); UTC/GMT +1 hour
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Try asking "How much does it cost?" in Spanish: "¿Cuánto cuesta?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Euro (EUR); Shop for clothes, shoes, and all sorts of antiques.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Taxis are available to navigate the city. Organized shore excursions are available for sightseeing.
    • Famous For
      The 16th-century Almeria Cathedral resembles a fortress. Built as a place of worship, it was also designed to protect against pirate raids from North Africa.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Hundreds of films and scenes were shot here over the decades. Most recently, part of season 6 of Game of Thrones was filmed in Almeria.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      La Alcazaba Fortress was founded in the mid-10th century and was one of the most powerful Moorish fortresses in Spain, second in size to the nearby Alhambra.

Almeria TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Discover Almeria

Explore two of Almeria's most historic draws: a spectacular cathedral in the heart of the city and then an Arab fortress...

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Mocajar & Cabo De Gata

Tour the hauntingly beautiful countryside north of Almeria, stopping in the gorgeous, whitewashed village of Mojacar and...

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Clisol Greenhouses & Almerimar Marina

Visit one of the world's largest greenhouse complexes for a taste of its farm-fresh produce, followed by a carefree stro...

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Andalucia'S Gastronomic Heritage

This enlightening culinary excursion through the Spanish countryside entices the palate with tastings at an olive oil fa...

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11-Day Mediterranean from Rome (Civitavecchia)

Explore 11 European cities along the Mediterranean shores.  | Europe's Leading Cruise Line by World Travel Awards.
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy);
Naples (Italy); Messina (Sicily) (Italy); Valletta (Malta); Cagliari (Sardinia); Granada (Malaga) (Spain); Almeria (Spain); Valencia (Spain); Palma (Majorca); Provence (Marseille) (France);
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