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Contrasting Canary Islands

Discover the dramatic landscapes of the volcanic Canary Islands and exotic Madeira on this 15-night no-fly cruise from London Tilbury, with calls at Gibraltar, Amsterdam and Portugal

No Fly Cruise
15 nights from £1089pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Funchal
  • Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
  • Gibraltar
  • Santa Cruz, Tenerife

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Second passenger cruises FREE on 2019 departure! Now from £1124pp First passenger from £2249, second passenger FREE. Book by 30 Jun 2018. Subject to availability

Contrasting Canary Islands Special Offer

Enjoy an autumn escape to the warmer climate of the beautiful Canary Islands, the picturesque island of Madeira and fascinating Porto on board Columbus.

From the quirky city of Amsterdam sail south to Gibraltar, home to the famous Barbary apes, before continuing to the volcanic Canary Islands. See the sights of Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote, discover traditional architecture and interesting museums on Gran Canaria, and explore the lush island of Tenerife.

Admire Funchal's whitewashed buildings with red tiled roofs. Perhaps take a cable car ride above the city to the start of the famous wicker toboggan ride or shop for souvenirs in the 'floating garden of the Atlantic'. From Leixoes optional excursions explore the beautiful city of Porto, home of the famous port wine.

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Contrasting Canary Islands Itinerary

Day 1 - London Tilbury (UK)

Embark Columbus in London Tilbury.

Day 2 - Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Explore the charming and quirky city of Amsterdam with its many quaint coffee shops, beautiful churches and picturesque tree-lined canals. Perhaps discover one of the world-class museums including the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House and the famous Rijksmuseum.

Day 3-5 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 6 - Gibraltar

Gibraltar and Mt Abyla were known as the Pillars of Hercules in ancient times. Today it is a renowned headland under British rule. Keep an eye out for the famous Barbary apes that live on the island and perhaps enjoy a cable car ride for panoramic views across to Africa.

Day 7 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 8 - Arrecife (Lanzarote)

In the 15th century, Arrecife was a small fishing harbour. Today it is the capital of Lanzarote, the fourth largest island in the Canaries, located just north of the Tropic of Cancer. Perhaps enjoy duty free shopping at Calle Leon y Castila.

Day 9 - Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

Las Palmas is the beautiful capital of Gran Canaria and enjoys a sub-tropical climate. Its stunning beaches and soaring peaks have made it a popular destination for tourists. The capital, Las Palmas, has several beautiful parks and a historic centre with spectacular architecture. There are also fascinating museums including the Christopher Columbus Museum.

Day 10 - Santa Cruz (Tenerife)

Tenerife is the largest island in the Canary archipelago and is overlooked by the imposing Mount Teide. The island's fascinating capital, Santa Cruz, is home to several museums, churches and restaurants. Perhaps visit the exotic gardens of Garcia Sanabria Park or Loro Parque, with its tropical gardens and aquarium.

Day 11 - Funchal (Madeira)

Funchal is the capital of Madeira and set in a spectacular natural ampitheatre. As Columbus approaches, admire the whitewashed buildings with red tiled roofs tumbling down the mountain. A cable car runs above the city to Monte, the start of the wicker toboggan ride. Popular souvenirs include wicker baskets and the famous Madeira wine.

Day 12 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 13 - Leixoes (Portugal)

Leixoes is the gateway to Porto, a colourful city with soaring bell towers, baroque churches and medieval relics. Optional excursions include a boat trip on the River Douro for a different view of the city’s labyrinthine streets or why not relax in the gorgeous botanical gardens, with fountains, sculptures, giant magnolias, olive trees and stunning views of the city and Douro River.

Days 14-15 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 16 - London Tilbury (UK)

Disembark Columbus in London Tilbury.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 15 nights accommodation in the cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Informative guest lectures
  • Wide range of on-board leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

Price Does Not Include

  • Shore Excursions
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2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • Oct 16th - London Tilbury and back - Sailing on: Columbus From: £1089
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Price Information

  • Third or fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full fare paying adults: £449
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