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|Fly, Drive, and Cruise: Plotting a Spanish Wine Country Road Trip|
|Written by Joe Babiasz|
|Wednesday, 08 June 2011 19:20|
Joseph Babiasz saves money on a repositioning cruise so he can splurge on a special automotive wine tour.
Looking ahead to repositioning cruises can pay big dividends for travelers who like cruising on land and at sea. Consider the transatlantic cruise on Royal Caribbean that departs Barcelona on 30 October 2011. Book now, and it will set you back less than $40 a night. With what you save, you could treat yourself to a five-day automotive tour of the wine country southwest of Barcelona.
It was while thumbing through Back Roads Spain, an automotive travel guide published last year by DK Books, that I found my inspiration for this fly-drive-cruise itinerary. Specifically Drive Nine, "Vineyards and Gothic Treasures, Sant Sadurní d'Anoia to Delta de l'Ebre"--a tour that encompasses the cava cellars of the Penedès as well as Gothic monasteries and the fortress of Montblanc.