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Exploring Madeira and the Canaries

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

from £2,449 per person 16 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £105 if not required
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A special springtime escape

Unearth the true essence of the Canaries and Madeira, as you sail between five diverse islands to savour a tempting menu of arresting landscapes and soothing spring warmth. Discover the vibrant colours of Funchal’s botanical gardens, taste world-famous wine in Oporto, admire Mount Teide in Tenerife, explore Lanzarote’s lunar-like landscapes and unwind on the beaches of La Palma.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise…

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Gratuities to housekeeping and restaurant staff
  • 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.


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01/04/2021 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Newcastle, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

02/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

03/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

04/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

05/04/2021 Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal

Oporto, Portugal

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Oporto woos visitors with its attractive waterfront which is overlooked by hillside terraces lined with traditional buildings. Highlights include the Manueline Church of Santa Clara, the cathedral which has a Romanesque choir and the neoclassical stock exchange. Spy pretty ravelo boats on the River Douro which were once used to transport port upriver and maybe sample this deliciously-sweet wine on a visit to one of the lodges where it is blended and aged.

Leixoes Porto Portugal Europe

06/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

07/04/2021 Funchal, Madeira

Funchal, Madeira

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Set in a magnificent natural amphitheatre overlooking a wide bay, Funchal is the delightful capital of the beautiful and dramatic island of Madeira. The harbour is right in the centre of town and as you approach the sight of whitewashed buildings with red tiled roofs tumbling down the verdant mountain is spectacular.

Funchal Madeira Portugal Europe

08/04/2021 Santa Cruz, La Palma

Santa Cruz, La Palma

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late night.

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.

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09/04/2021 Santa Cruz, Tenerife

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.

Santa Cruz Tenerife Canary Islands Spain Europe

10/04/2021 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

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.

Las Palmas Gran Canaria Canary Islands Spain Europe

11/04/2021 Arrecife, Lanzarote

Arrecife, Lanzarote

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The coastal capital of Lanzarote is home to the largest fishing fleet in the Canaries – as you cruise into the harbour look out for the imposing profile of the 16th-century Castillo de San Gabriel that protected it for centuries. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, Lanzarote is renowned for its fascinating volcanic terrain. Art lovers will want to learn about the island’s most famous artist, César Manrique, at his former home, and see his beautifully designed cactus garden in Guatiza.

Arrecife Lanzarote Canary Islands Spain Europe

12/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

13/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

14/04/2021 La Coruña, Spain

La Coruña, Spain

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Contrast the city's medieval quarter with the modern architecture lining the waterfront of this busy port, set on the Bay of Coruña. Stroll the promenade or perhaps visit the Tower of Hercules – the only Roman lighthouse that is still in use for maritime signaling, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main town has a collection of squares, churches, galleries and museums to explore including the Domus Museum - an interactive museum dedicated to mankind.

La Coruna A Coruña Galicia Spain Europe

15/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

16/04/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

17/04/2021 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

Arrive early morning.

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

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

Exploring Madeira and the Canaries

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

from £2,449 per person 16 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £105 if not required
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Exploring Madeira and the Canaries

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

from £2,449 per person 16 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £105 if not required