The Canary Islands with Madeira
Beautifully unspoilt landscapes, incredible natural wonders, inviting beaches and much more, Braemar will bring you closer to the best of four wonderfully diverse Atlantic Ocean islands. You can experience unforgettable explorations or blissful relaxation if you wish; what you do to make the most of the balmy autumn warmth is up to you.
The trio of breathtaking Canary Islands on your itinerary are all uniquely impressive; each of these destinations boast a smorgasbord of attractions. [ReadMoreMob] You’ll enjoy a laid-back start to your island discovery, visiting Fuerteventura. You could spend your short stop at Gran Tarajal sunbathing and becoming accustomed to the Canarian climate on Jandia Beach. The sun-drenched golden sands of Gran Canaria – an island renowned for its year-round warmth – beckon too; perhaps you’ll opt for another day of relaxation and visit the rolling dunes of Maspalomas. [ReadMoreDesk] Alternatively, venture into the gorgeous Agaete Valley or explore the dense forests of Los Tilos. Tenerife’s highlights await you during a call into Santa Cruz de Tenerife. You can expeirence the awe-inspiring scale and beauty of Mount Teide, Spain's highest peak, on a scenic cable car trip; or uncover the mysteries of the Pyramids of Güímar. In Santa Cruz you'll find tapas bars, enlightening museums and elegant parks.
In addition to your memorable three days in the Canaries, you’ll also enjoy a day in Madeira to immerse yourself in the floral and fragrant delights of the ‘Garden Island’. Funchal is your gateway the Madeira’s enchanting botanical gardens, including the resplendent Monte Palace Tropical Garden; the levada walking trails, showcasing spellbinding landscapes; and Cabo Girão – the world’s second highest sea cliff – which offers incredible Atlantic Ocean views. Stay in Funchal and you could visit Reid’s Hotel for an opulent afternoon tea, too. If all that wasn’t enough, Braemar will also bring you closer to two rewarding mainland cities. In Spain, a stop at La Coruña offers you the chance to tour to the spectacular, UNESCO-listed Santiago de Compostela cathedral; while in Portugal, a day in Lisbon can be spent admiring the architectural treasures of the capital, such as Belém Tower and the Jerónimos Monastery.