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Black Watch • W1722
A short stay in Portimao – where some of the Algarve’s best beaches and bars await your discovery – is followed by calls into two magnificent Moroccan cities. Make the most of your day in charming Casablanca to see the incredible Hassan II Mosque; grab a bite to eat at the world-famous Rick’s Café; or even join a tour to Marrakech to explore the bustling souks. In Agadir, be sure to enjoy the abundant sunshine on fine golden-sands, and take in superb views at the ruins of the Ancient Kasbah which overlooks the city.
Cruising to the Canaries offers you the chance to explore Lanzarote’s lunar-like landscapes and marvel at the Fire Mountains on a trip from Arrecife; enjoy Gran Canaria’s renowned warmth on Maspalomas Beach during a call into Las Palmas; and climb Mount Teide – Spain’s highest peak – from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, from where you can also visit the mysterious Pyramids of Guimar. In Santa Cruz de La Palma you’ll find historic churches, pretty palaces and several fantastic bars and restaurants – perfect for sampling Canarian culture and cuisine. With calls into Porto Santo and Funchal, you’ll also have plenty of time to admire gorgeous floral landscapes of Madeira; while on the Portuguese mainland you can sample delicious port wine in Oporto on a tour from Leixoes, and discover the architectural delights of Lisbon.
Please note, this is an adult only sailing (18+).
Single supplement offers are available on selected grades on this sailing, please call for details.
Itinerary & Port Information
DateArriveDepartDestinationNovember 2017Mon 13Late NightLondon TilburyFri 17Early PMLate PMPortimao, PortugalSat 18Early AMLate PMCasablanca, MoroccoSun 19Early PMLate NightAgadir, MoroccoMon 20Early PMLate NightArrecife, LanzaroteTue 21Early AMLate NightLas 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.Read more about this port and its shore tours >
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria must do
Wed 22Early AMLate NightSanta Cruz de Tenerife
- 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
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 >Thu 23Early AMEarly PMSanta Cruz, La PalmaFri 24Early AMLate PMPorto Santo, Portugal
Porto Santo, Portugal
Located 27 miles off the northeast coast of Madeira, Porto Santo is renowned for its sandy beaches and rugged, volcanic landscapes.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Fri 24Late NightFunchal, 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.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Sat 25Late PMFunchal, 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.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Mon 27Early AMLate PMLisbon, Portugal
Spread out over seven hills on the north of the River Tagus, Lisbon is a delightful mix of palaces, art-nouveau cafés, museums, gardens, ancient castles and splendid bridges. Don’t miss a visit to the Centro Commercial Colombo – the biggest shopping mall on the Iberian Peninsula!Read more about this port and its shore tours >Tue 28Early AMLate PMLeixoes (for Oporto), Portugal
Leixoes (for Oporto), Portugal
Set on the banks of the River Douro, the UNESCO World Heritage City of Oporto is truly beautiful, with pastel-fronted houses with red-tiled roofs, neo-classical buildings and wonderful baroque churches. Famous for it's Port Wine production, Oporto is home to a host of renowned Port producers including Cockburn's, Taylor's and Sandeman.Read more about this port and its shore tours >December 2017Fri 01Early AMLondon Tilbury
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