Canaries and Madeira Warmth

Resort: Canaries and Madeira Warmth
Operator: Saga
Destination: Canary Islands
Price From: £1699.00

Swap the winter blues for the colourful Canaries

Bask in the warmth of the Canary Islands, including La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura. Enjoy the floral fragrance of Funchal in Madeira and soak up the cosmopolitan culture of Lisbon. From beaches and forests to castles and gardens.

Saga price includes…

  • VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if not required
  • Drinks package*
  • Gratuities to housekeeping and restaurant staff^
  • All port taxes, fees and charges
  • Tourist visas if required

And on your cruise…

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails. ^Free on-board gratuities are worth £4 per person, per day.

Itinerary

05/01/2019
Southampton, England

After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to Southampton, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

06/01/2019
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

07/01/2019
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

08/01/2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

This cosmopolitan city could be described as a European San Francisco as it’s famous for its magnificent bridges and vintage trams weaving through the streets. Situated on a bed of seven hills, Lisbon is home to great beaches, a fabulous shopping centre, a Design and Fashion Museum, as well as a plethora of castles, palaces and ornate religious structures.

09/01/2019
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

10/01/2019
Funchal, Madeira

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Located off the coast of Africa in the south of Madeira, Funchal is known as one of the safest and cleanest cities in Europe. Its year-round mild climate makes it a floral paradise and there’s no shortage of parks and gardens to be explored here, some of which are a short stroll from the waterfront. The local shops and cafes are also situated close to the harbour so it’s easy to explore the area on foot. With a backdrop of eucalyptus-scented mountains and verdant, lush plantations, Madeira offers a taste of the tropics coupled with all the mod-cons of a thriving city.

06/01/2019
Santa Cruz, La Palma

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late afternoon.

This pretty town has a distinct colonial feel and its historic quarter is brimming with churches, palaces and charming plazas. Of course you can always stay in the port area and enjoy its fabulous beaches too.

12/01/2019
Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Tenerife’s port of Santa Cruz is a great base for exploring the nearby beaches, boulevards and pretty parks and plazas on foot. If you want to explore a little more of the island, perhaps take a tour to the exotic Botanical Gardens, Pyramids of Guimar or El Teide National Park.

13/01/2019
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Las Palmas is primarily known for its golden-sand beaches and year-round sunshine. But there’s more to this popular city than sun, sea and sand. Maybe take advantage of some the excursions on offer and discover more about the region’s attractive historical buildings, such as Santa Ana Cathedral and the Palacio Regental.

14/01/2019
Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura.

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

This laid-back town has an authentic Canarian feel to it, with a busy fishing harbour, winding lanes and sloping alleys that leads to old churches and shaded squares.

15/01/2019
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

16/01/2019
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

17/01/2019
La Coruña, Spain.

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Set on Spain’s north-west coast, the busy port of La Coruña is the capital city of Galicia. The main town has squares and churches, galleries and museums to explore.

18/01/2019
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

19/01/2019
Southampton, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

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