Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks Cruise

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks Cruise

Pack all your festive celebrations into one spectacular cruise on Balmoral. The long list of highlights includes stunning beaches, attractive cities, quaint towns, pretty gardens and lush valleys. A CITO tour.

Sign off the year perfectly with Funchal’s spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display.

 

DAY 1: Your Door to Door service will transfer you to Southampton to board Balmoral. Highlights of the cruise include:

 

  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day at sea. Balmoral’s friendly crew will ensure you’ll have a memorable Christmas. Everything will be taken care of on the big day, from the delicious festive food to fun activities, all while your ship glides towards Morocco.

 

  • Casablanca is a large, cosmopolitan city and former French colony. Now the biggest city in Morocco, Casablanca has a southern European feel. The Old Medina is small but the crowded streets and tiny overcrowded shops are an explorer’s paradise.

 

  • Santa Cruz, Tenerife where we’ll have time to discover some of the many highlights including the mysterious Pyramids of Guimar, mighty Mount Tiede and countless beaches.

 

  • Las Palmas, Gran Canaria where you can absorb a mix of architecture in the Vagueta district of Las Palmas or visit picturesque Puerto de Mogan. Perhaps visit the charming towns of Teror and Arucas. Otherwise visit Maspalomas Beach, with its oasis-like sand dunes and palm trees, it is the perfect spot to unwind.

 

  • Santa Cruz de La Palma was a key trading post between Spain and the Americas and the city’s fascinating history can be explored in the historic quarter. The Naval Museum houses a replica of Christopher Columbus's 15th-century Santa Maria. A compact and picturesque city centre and the newly redeveloped beach and promenade have boosted the city's resort credentials.

 

  • Funchal, Madeira. On an extended stay, you can admire the stunning landscapes via the levada walking trails and explore the enchanting gardens, all before watching one of the world’s largest NewYear’s fireworks displays from the decks of the Balmoral.

 

  • Lisbon, Portugal’s vibrant capital. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint museums are all part of the colourful cityscape, but the real delights of discovery lie in wandering the narrow lanes ofLisbon’s lovely backstreets.

 

7 days at sea.

 

DAY 16: We cruise back into Southampton to meet your Door to Door service home.

 

Price includes:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Porterage

  • Cabins are en-suite, air-conditioned and have TV, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer

  • All meals throughout the cruise from 5 course a la carte dining to casual buffets, afternoon tea & late night snacks

  • All Inclusive drinks package

  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet

  • Evening entertainment including cabaret shows, live music & dancing

  • Use of leisure facilities and a wide range of daytime activities & lectures

  • Crew gratuities

  • Port taxes

 

Please note – we do not include shore excursions. Full details will be sent in advance.

Balmoral

 

Named after the Scottish home of the Royal Family, Balmoral is a classically styled ship exuding a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and a warming, home-from-home feel. Balmoral is the newest and largest ship in the Fred Olsen fleet. There is a range of dining options available to suit all tastes and a fantastic selection of bars and lounges.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road & Station Road
(Where Duke William Public House Used to Be)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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