The Canary Islands with Madeira

30th Oct 2019 13 nights Sails from Southampton Braemar M1927
FROM ONLY £899 per person
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FROM ONLY £899 per person
Last minute Saver Fares available

Full payment is required at the time of booking; 100% cancellation charges apply – no refunds are permitted. Booking is not transferrable to any other cruise. No room number is provided at the time of booking (room number will be advised on cruise ticket). Oceans Loyalty Club discounts are not combinable with Saver Fares; Ocean points will be earned, however. Dining sitting will be allocated at FOCL’s discretion and will be advised on the cruise ticket. Saver Fare guests can choose a specific dining sitting at the time of booking, for a supplement of £2.00 per person per night; Table sizes cannot be requested when booking an Saver Fare.

Solo traveller offer available

Fantastic reduced single supplement deals availble on selected grades on this sailing. T&Cs apply.

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.

Single supplement offers are available on selected grades on this sailing, please call for details.
Bringing the world closer
Braemar in Bordeux, France

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious
Guest swimming in pool, Marquee deck, Boudicca

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.

Refurbished in 2017, elegant Braemar is the shortest of Fred. Olsen's four smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ships, with dimensions perfect for cruising picturesque, size-restricted rivers and docking in the heart of fascinating towns and cities.

Like the rest of the fleet, Braemar assumes the welcoming feel and intimacy of a country house hotel, and a sense of timeless style and elegance flows through the ship's comfortable bars and lounges, restaurants and spacious accommodation for up to 929 guests.