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Treasures of the Atlantic

Magellan sailing from Bristol Portbury

  • VIP travel service VIP door to door
  • Full Board Full board

An autumn sunshine spectacular

Begin your autumn adventure in the ‘Emerald Isle’ where the city of Cork awaits your exploration, before cruising south to the Iberian Peninsula. Take in the delightful Spanish ports of La Coruña and Cádiz, for the opportunity to visit the pilgrimage city Santiago de Compostela and Seville, then continue to Gibraltar for a taste of home abroad. Morocco presents a fascinating world of mosques and bazaars, and in the beautiful Canary Islands and Madeira you’ll find busy harbours, verdant valleys and tempting shops. Call at Portugal’s capital, the vibrant city of Lisbon, as you sail towards home.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise…

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Captain's welcome and farewell cocktail party
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Porterage of luggage

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05/10/2020 Bristol, England

Bristol, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Bristol, embark Magellan. 

Depart 1900.

Bristol England UK Europe

06/10/2020 Cobh (for Cork), Ireland

Cobh, Ireland

Arrive 1100. Depart 1900.

Dominated by the Gothic Revival St Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh (pronounced Cove) is a gateway to the southwest of Ireland. Perhaps journey into the city of Cork, admiring idyllic scenery en route. Widely considered by residents to be the true capital of Ireland, Cork is a city of jazz, film, opera and theatre, yet it retains the warmth of a traditional rural town. And for those who desire the gift of eloquence, don't miss the chance to kiss the famous Blarney Stone and explore the mighty castle of the same name.

Cobh Ireland Europe

07/10/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

08/10/2020 La Coruña (for Santiago de Compostela), Spain

La Coruña, Spain

Arrive 0800. Depart 1500.

Enjoy the day exploring Galicia's second largest city which has a fascinating maritime history encompassing the Celts, Phoencians and Romans, although it’s best known as the port from where the ill-fated Spanish Armada set sail in 1588. Stay and explore here, or visit the ancient pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela. According to Spanish legend, the Apostle is interred within the UNESCO-listed cathedral at the city’s historical heart.

La Coruna A Coruña Galicia Spain Europe

09/10/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

10/10/2020 Cádiz (for Seville), Spain

Cadiz, Spain

Arrive 0800. Depart 2400.

Moor in Cadiz, the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Western Europe. The city’s sinuous cobbled streets have felt the passage of centuries of history. Discover influences of Ancient Rome, delicious Spanish cuisine, the Cadiz Cathedral and beautiful beaches with views of Morocco. From here you can visit the largest city in Andalusia, Seville. Highlights include the vast Gothic cathedral, where Columbus is entombed, and the Alcazar, the former palace of the Moorish emirs.

Cadiz Andalusia Spain Europe

11/10/2020 Gibraltar


Arrive 0800. Depart 1700.

Despite being bathed in Mediterranean sunshine, Gibraltar has a distinctly British character. Take advantage of the duty-free shopping, visit the fascinating military museum or discover the famed 1,400-foot-high Rock, home to the mischievous Barbary apes, by cable car.

Gibraltar Europe

12/10/2020 Casablanca (for Marrakech), Morocco

Casablanca, Morocco

Arrive 0700. Depart 2400.

The spectacular sight of Morocco's largest mosque, Hassan II will greet you this morning before a day of exploration in Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city. Discover its intoxicating fusion of European, African and Arabian influences where modern boulevards contrast with bustling medinas. Alternatively spend the day in Marrakech, home to mosques, gardens and palaces all waiting to be explored.

Casablanca Morocco Africa

13/10/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

14/10/2020 Arrecife, Lanzarote

Arrecife, Lanzarote

Arrive 0800. Depart 2000.

Named after the black volcanic reef that protects the city's coastline, Arrecife once provided the perfect cover for ships hiding from pirates. Nowadays, the vibrant seafront acts as a gateway for travellers wishing to explore the town or the rest of this intriguing island. 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

15/10/2020 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife

Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Arrive 0800. Depart 1500.

The largest of the Canaries is dominated by the lofty heights of Mount Teide, which at 12,197 feet is Spain's tallest mountain. The landscape ranges from the volcanic scenery of Teide National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to valleys of spiny cacti and leafy banana plantations. Tenerife's capital Santa Cruz sits just below the eastern tip of the island and is shielded from trade winds by the Anaga hills. This modern, bustling city has its share of colonial architecture and many interesting museums.

Santa Cruz Tenerife Canary Islands Spain Europe

16/10/2020 Funchal, Madeira

Funchal, Madeira

Arrive 0800. Depart 1800.

The approach to Funchal, the capital of Madeira, is said to be one of the best in the world. This outpost of Portugal, in the middle of the Atlantic, is a veritable botanical garden with a capital city that would not be out of place as a bairro of Lisbon. 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

17/10/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

18/10/2020 Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

Arrive 0700. Depart 1800.

Cruise under the 25 de Abril Bridge to reach Lisbon which is spread across seven hills and segmented into different districts that offer a look at the city throughout the ages. Explore the narrow streets of the hodge-podge Alfama district, admire the elegant 18th-century architecture of Baixa Pombalina or go shopping in neighbouring Chiado. Be sure to seek out the UNESCO-listed Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries, which reflect Lisbon’s sea history.

Lisbon Portugal Europe

19/10/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

20/10/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

21/10/2020 Bristol, England

Bristol, England

Arrive 1030.

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

Bristol England UK Europe

Please note

All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost, and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.

Treasures of the Atlantic

Magellan sailing from Bristol Portbury

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