Islands of the Canaries

Departs Santa Cruz de Tenerife  •  01st March 2018  •  7 nights
Boudicca  •  D1803B  •  Prices from £699.00 (cruise only)
Views of Mount Teide, Santa Cruz, Tenerife,
Views of Mount Teide, Santa Cruz, Tenerife,
Unspoilt volcanic scenery, gorgeous golden-sand beaches and breathtaking national parks – these are just a few of the highlights to discover while soaking up the warm sunshine of the Canaries on this stunning, seven night spring sailing.  

The first of three beautiful Canary Islands on your itinerary is Tenerife. After arriving in Santa Cruz and settling in on board Boudicca, you’ll have time to explore the island before you set sail. Among a number of attractions to include on your ‘must-visit’ list are the mysterious Pyramids of Güímar and the secret gardens, exhibiting some of world’s most dangerous poison plants; and Las Cañadas del Teide National Park. Here you’ll uncover a vast volcanic wilderness, dominated by the soaring peak of magnificent Mount Teide – the world’s third highest volcano. Then it’s on to Gran Canaria and the island’s capital, Las Palmas. Architectural delights await your admiration in the city’s pretty Veguta district, as well as the nearby towns of Teror and Arucas, awash with fine colonial-style structures. You could also journey into the picturesque Agaete Valley, or tour to the radiant Maspalomas Beach – an oasis of rolling sand dunes, crystal-clear waters and inviting lagoons – to make the most of Gran Canaria’s renowned tropical climate.

La Palma, affectionately known as the ‘Pretty Island’, is your final Canarian call. Boasting stunning scenery ranging from vast, untouched forests to the lava covered landscape of the dramatic San Antonio Volcano, La Palma – an UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve – certainly lives up to its nickname. Santa Cruz is your gateway to the island’s many natural wonders, including the spectacular Caldera de Taburiente National Park, home of one of the world’s largest volcanic craters, and the prehistoric Los Tilos forest. After spending three consecutive days exploring sun-kissed Spanish islands, you’ll also visit the Portuguese ‘garden island’ island of Madeira. From Funchal you can explore the island’s lush landscapes via the unique levada trails; take in the enchanting botanical gardens, a flood of colourful, sweet smelling flora; or head to the Cabo Girão sea cliff for remarkable ocean views. You could even indulge with afternoon tea at the world-famous Reid’s Hotel. Boudicca will then sail to Gibraltar, offering you the chance to encounter wild Barbary apes and superb views at the top of the iconic ‘rock’, before you finally disembark in Malaga. 

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Itinerary & Port Information

Islands of the Canaries
Date
Arrive
Depart
Destination
March 2018
Thu 01
Airport
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Tenerife’s wonderful climate and resorts have been attracting tourism for decades and rightly so. Santa Cruz is built around boulevards and wide avenues that link elegant squares and parks. A tour to the exotic Botanical Gardens or the mystical and intriguing Pyramids of Guimar is a must.

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PYRAMIDS OF GUIMAR & SECRET GARDEN (TOUR EXC)

Santa Cruz de Tenerife must do

PYRAMIDS OF GUIMAR & SECRET GARDEN (TOUR EXC)

  • Admire the stepped structures, known as the Pyramids of Güímar
  • Marvel at some of the most dangerous plants in the world
  • Discover theories around the origins of these mystical structures 
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Fri 02
Late Night
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Tenerife’s wonderful climate and resorts have been attracting tourism for decades and rightly so. Santa Cruz is built around boulevards and wide avenues that link elegant squares and parks. A tour to the exotic Botanical Gardens or the mystical and intriguing Pyramids of Guimar is a must.

Read more about this port and its shore tours >
PYRAMIDS OF GUIMAR & SECRET GARDEN (TOUR EXC)

Santa Cruz de Tenerife must do

PYRAMIDS OF GUIMAR & SECRET GARDEN (TOUR EXC)

  • Admire the stepped structures, known as the Pyramids of Güímar
  • Marvel at some of the most dangerous plants in the world
  • Discover theories around the origins of these mystical structures 
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Sat 03
Early AM
Late PM
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Benefitting from Gran Canaria's gorgeous climate and year-round warmth, Las Palmas is one of the Canary Island's most popular destinations, attracting thousands of sun-seekers every year who visit the island to relax on the abundance of golden-sand beaches and immerse themselves in the diverse range of cultures.

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PALMITOS PARK (TOUR J)

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria must do

PALMITOS PARK (TOUR J)

  • Visit one of Gran Canaria’s most popular attractions
  • Experience the exciting world of Palmitos Park, with ample free time to discover its many highlights
  • Observe the park’s many fascinating creatures and take the opportunity to enjoy a walk around the botanical gardens
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Sun 04
Early AM
Early PM
Santa Cruz, La Palma
Santa Cruz, La Palma

Santa Cruz, La Palma

Santa Cruz is undoubtedly one of the prettiest towns in the entire archipelago.

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NORTH OF THE ISLAND (TOUR A)

Santa Cruz, La Palma must do

NORTH OF THE ISLAND (TOUR A)

  • Marvel at La Palma’s stunning and varied landscapes
  • Discover the spectacular and unique laurel forest 
  • Learn how rum is produced, before enjoying a sample! 
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Mon 05
Early AM
Late PM
Funchal, Madeira
Funchal, Madeira

Funchal, Madeira

Located off the coast of Africa, Funchal has a timeless charm, delightfully enhanced by a benign climate that fills this 'floating garden' with the year-round colours and perfumes of subtropical flowers and fruit.

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Wed 07
Early PM
Late Night
Gibraltar
Gibraltar

Gibraltar

Dominated by 'the Rock', a towering 1,396 ft sentinel that guards the Straits, Gibraltar is a pretty, British-controlled territory with a distinctly familiar atmosphere. With helmeted policemen and British institutions such as Marks & Spencer, Gibraltar feels like a home from home, a little slice of Great Britain with a glorious Mediterranean climate. 

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THE ROCK TOUR (TOUR A)

Gibraltar must do

THE ROCK TOUR (TOUR A)

  • Discover the highlights of Gibraltar
  • A great opportunity to capture some spectacular photographs
  • Admire the impressive St Michael’s Cave
  • Observe Gibraltar’s most famous inhabitants at the Apes Den 
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Thu 08
Early AM
Airport
Malaga
Malaga

Malaga

In the fabulous city of Malaga – the birthplace of Picasso – visit the Moorish Alcazaba Fortress, try authentic Spanish tapas or take a tour to Granada and the Alhambra Palace. This 14th century structure, is Spain’s finest expression of Moorish art.

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Pricing / Rooms

Prices shown are updated once daily and are based on the lowest price available for each room type. Correct at 12:20 19/11/2017.
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What's Included

Rest assured, all of the following comes as standard on every Fred. Olsen cruise:

  • Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.
  • Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise - with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks.
  • Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
  • Sandwiches and snacks in your room.
  • All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, dancing and live music.
  • Captain's Drinks Party and Gala Buffet.
  • On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym.
  • A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day.
  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance).
  • Luggage porterage between your room and the drop-off/pick-up point.
  • Flights, as confirmed as part of a fly-cruise holiday.

Cruise descriptions include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours.

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Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca has built up a loyal following, combining style and space with the renowned personal Fred. Olsen service. Up to 880 guests can sail in comfort on board Boudicca, enjoying the welcoming, home-from-home ambience, ample space and fantastic restaurants, lounges, bars and facilities of a smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ship. 

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