From Lisbon to the Canary Islands

Jewels of the Atlantic

Departure date
11 days

Cruise Overview

Majestic volcanoes, diverse ecosystems and sublime scenery

11-day expedition cruise from Lisbon to Madeira and the Canary Islands, exploring unique island cultures and UNESCO listed National Parks.

Discover epic trails, active volcanoes and thrilling landscapes along with spectacular natural features that amazed so many explorers of old.

Enjoy the lively cultures of islands including Madeira, Porto Santo Gran Canaria and Tenerife with their mix of Spanish, Portuguese and the New World.

Historic cities, golden sands

Your adventure begins in Lisbon—one of southern Europe’s most enchanting cities. Then it's to Porto Santo with its picturesque scenery and undisturbed beaches.

Picture-perfect vistas 

Rising majestically out of the ocean, Madeira's idyllic capital and famous fortified wines await, before our journey continues to the Canary Islands. Take in Lanzarote and Tenerife's volcanic landscapes and the spectacular hiking trails in La Palma, before finishing your adventure in the jagged mountain ridges of Gran Canaria.


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

The Delights of Lisbon

Day 1

Bound for Madeira

Day 2

The Magic of golden sand

Day 3

The garden of the Atlantic

Day 4

Bound for the Canary Islands

Day 5

The fire island

Day 6

The roof of the Canaries

Day 7

La Isla Bonita

Day 8

The edge of the Canaries

Day 9

A paradise off the beaten track

Day 10

The miniature continent

Day 11

What's included

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurant Aune
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard Activities

  • Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • Citizen Science program allows guests to assist with live scientific research
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, panoramic sauna and indoor gym
  • Informal gatherings with the crew such as daily recaps and preparation for the day to come

Landing Activities

  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition Photographers help with your camera settings

What's not included

  • Air travel

  • Travel insurance

  • Luggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Included Programs

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

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