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Christmas & New Year Canaries & Madeira

Ship: Marco Polo • Departs: Bristol Avonmouth • Sail Date: Saturday 22nd Dec 2018 • Duration: 15 nights
Cruise Code: P903

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Twin Ocean View from: $6119pp $3674pp*

A classic Christmas cruise to warmer climes

Look forward to this fabulous Christmas & New Year cruise voyaging south to the warmer climes of the ever popular Canary Islands and beautiful Madeira, for the New Year firework spectacular. Four contrasting islands are included in this delightful itinerary, offering a variety of picturesque landscapes and new experiences to savour. Sit back and relax, enjoy the delicious cuisine and let the attentive crew take care of you.

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Enjoy relaxing days at sea and celebrate Christmas Day on board Marco Polo. Simply relax and let our friendly restaurant staff serve you Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings. Enjoy the wonderful entertainment including a sparkling gala evening show. On Boxing Day you arrive in Gibraltar, a little piece of Britain in the Mediterranean. Your first call in the Canary Islands is Lanzarote, a volcanic island of extraordinary moon-like landscapes best viewed from the slopes of Fire Mountain, before calling at Las Palmas, in Gran Canaria, from where you may opt to discover some of the island’s quieter corners and attractive old towns.

On Tenerife, you may choose to explore the National Park dominated by towering Mount Teide, Spain’s highest mountain. With its semi-tropical climate, pretty white houses and beautiful scenery, the island of Madeira will delight you. At midnight on New Year’s Eve, watch the amazing firework display over Funchal, from the rail of Marco Polo and celebrate into the small hours. Lisbon has a very distinctive character with its magnificent buildings, numerous monuments and charming old Alfama disrict. Continue to enjoy the stylish entertainment programme and on board facilities on your return to Bristol at the end of this fabulous Christmas & New Year celebration.

Cruise Highlights

  • There will be no cooking or washing-up this Christmas as Marco Polo’s expert chefs and friendly restaurant staff will prepare and serve your Christmas Dinner.
  • Choose to visit Timanfaya National Park, home of Lanzarote’s famous Fire Mountains and discover a volcanic landscape straight out of a sci-fi movie.
  • Tenerife is dominated by Mount Teide, Spain’s highest mountain, together with several spectacular valleys, banana
  • Along with Columbus, Marco Polo will join the flotilla of cruise ships positioned in Funchal’s port to witness the dazzling New Year Firework Display.  
  • Recall the elegance and distinction of past days by taking afternoon tea at the fabulous Reid’s Hotel overlooking the bay of Funchal.

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* Prices shown are GST inclusive pricing per person based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and is inclusive of the 'buy one get one free' promotion and all other cruise offer discounts and savings.

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