The Wonders of Madeira and the Canary Islands – Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Price from
£3,290

Departure date
February 19, 2023
Duration
11 days

Experience the flamboyance of the world's second largest carnival

Diverse island landscapes

Setting sail from Gran Canaria, our cruise takes in the nature of Lanzarote, verdant Madeira, La Isla Bonita La Palma, the spectacular hiking trails of UNESCO-listed El Hierro and stunning Garajonay National Park in La Gomera. Join an optional excursion to Teide National Park and El Teide volcano.

El Carnaval

Experience the colours, costumes, rhythms and energy of the Santa Cruz Carnival, second only to Rio’s famous celebrations. See the joyous highlight of the event, the Gran Coso Apoteosis, with a parade of spectacular floats.

What's Included

Flights

Onboard activities

Landing activities


Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Cathedral Santa Ana Vegueta, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Day 1

Flight to Las Palmas

Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote

Day 2

Lanzarote's natural charm

Day 3

La Carnaval in Santa Cruz

People on deck viewing a sunset

Day 4

Madeira bound

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Day 5

Verdant Madeira

Porto Santo Madeira

Day 6

The sands of Porto Santo

Microscopes, Science Center

Day 7

Return to Canary Islands

Caldera de Taburiente National Park, La Palma

Day 8

La Palma, the pretty isle

The rock formation at Charco Manso El Hierro

Day 9

The beauty of El Hierro

Los Roques La Gomera, Canary Islands

Day 10

Untamed La Gomera

Cathedral Santa Ana Vegueta, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Day 11

End in lovely Las Palmas

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Activities

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

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The Wonders of Madeira and the Canary Islands – Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife