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Christmas & New Year Canary Islands Cruise

onboard ms Rotterdam

Take advantage of these amazing low prices and celebrate

Christmas and New Year on board the elegant, five-star ms

Rotterdam on this fantastic 18-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.

Included in the price:

• 18 night full-board cruise

onboard the 5-star

ms Rotterdam

• All port taxes and port charges




Day 1 - Southampton: Make your way

to Southampton and embark the ms

Rotterdam for your 18- 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 openair 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 sand.

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 - Puerto del Rosario

(Fuerteventura), Spain: Enjoy strolling

on Puerto del Rosario's sandy beaches,

or wander through the harbour area, the

oldest part of town. From here you can

find all of the small alleys lined with old

Canarian style houses.

Day 10 - 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.

Day 11 - At Sea

Day 12 - 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


Day 13 - 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 14 - 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 15 -17- At Sea

Day 18 - Rotterdam, the Netherlands:

Often called the gateway to Europe, the

port city of Rotterdam is full of old-world


Day 19 - Southampton: Disembark ms

Rotterdam after breakfast.


Call now to book: 0800 082 2170

Tenerife. Below: Botanical Gardens in Madeira

Soak up the

warm winter


Date Interior Oceanview Veranda Suite

21 Dec 2015 £1399 £1499 £2449

Casablanca Arrecife



Teide National Park, Tenerife




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