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Take advantage of these amazing low prices and celebrate Christmas and New Year

on board the elegant, five-star ms Rotterdam on this fantastic 17-night cruise from

Southampton. Experience a voyage of contrasts as you enjoy relaxing stress-free days

at sea soaking up the warm winter sunshine as you cruise around the Canary Islands,

with ports of call in Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria. Then discover the fascinating,

sprawling Moroccan city of Casablanca before exploring the history-rich European ports

of Cadiz, Lisbon and Rotterdam.

Christmas & New Year Canary Islands

Christmas & New Year Canary Islands Cruise onboard ms Rotterdam


17 nights


£1349per person



• 17 night full-board cruise onboard the 5-star

ms Rotterdam

• All port taxes and port charges

• $100 per stateroom onboard credit.

Day 1 - Southampton: Make your way to

Southampton and embark the ms Rotterdam

for your 17- night cruise.

Days 2-4 - At Sea

Day 5 - Funchal (Madeira), Portugal:

Funchal, is named for the native wild fennel

that greeted the first settlers (Christopher

Columbus was an early resident) more than

five centuries ago. Today, a visit will reveal a

Funchal of red roofs and hibiscus easing gently

down the lower slopes of Pico do Arieiro to the

ocean, kissed by 60- to 70-degree days all

year round.

Day 6 - Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Spain: Quiet

and inviting, this capital city boasts colourful

markets, lush gardens and open-air cafés. Lush

green banana plantations give way to pine

forests, then a jumbled landscape of volcanic

rock. Further afield: black sand beaches and

the cable car to the top of 11,000-foot-high

Mount Teide. (Overnight in port)

Day 7 - Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Spain: Explore

the busy harbour of Santa Cruz, visit the sleepy

fishing village of San Andreas, or relax on Las

Teresitas beach - a mile-long beach of golden


Day 8 - Las Palmas, Spain: Las Palmas de

Gran Canaria, the capital of the island, is set

amidst magnificent scenery composed of two

bays and their beautiful beaches. Spend the

day at Playa del Ingles, one of Europe's largest

beach resorts.

Day 9 - Arrecife, Lanzarote: UNESCO

has declared Lanzarote a World Biosphere

Reserve. Here, fields of melons and grapes

contrast with the bleak volcanic expanses of

the Parque Nacional de Timanfaya. Relax on

the black sand beaches at Puerto de Carmen

or visit the Fire Mountains at Timanfaya

National Park.

Day 10 - At Sea

Day 11 - Casablanca, Morocco: From the

city of Bogart and Bergman, tour to Rabat,

Morocco's serene capital, and to Marrakech,

city of souks, storytellers, snake charmers and

the famed Koutoubia Minaret.

Day 12 - Cadiz (Seville), Spain: Explore

the historic city of Cadiz with its 18th century

cathedral and narrow winding streets lined by

tall Moorish-style houses.

Day 13 - Lisbon, Portugal: Enjoy amazing

views of the Portuguese capital as you cruise

along the Tagus River. Then explore the city

with its neoclassical buildings, wide plazas and

magnificent harbour.

Days 14-16 - At Sea

Day 17 - Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Often

called the gateway to Europe, the port city

of Rotterdam is full of old-world charm. The

harbour offers amazing views and a maze of

wharves and canals, along with towering spires

make for a beautiful sight.

Day 18 - Southampton: Disembark ms

Rotterdam after breakfast.


Date Interior Oceanview Balcony

22 Dec 2014 £1349 £1549 £2499


Arrecife, Lanzarote




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