Canaries Christmas Cruise CITO

Canaries Christmas Cruise CITO

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks Cruise

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks Cruise

21st December 2018 | 16 days | From £2225 per person


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


A classically styled ship exuding a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and a warming, home-from-home feel. It 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.

Price Includes:

 Door to Door Service


 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.

Single cabin supplement: Please ask us for details

Ocean view porthole window supplement from: £400 per person

Ocean view picture window supplement from: £670 per person

Superior ocean view picture window from: £1120 per person

DAY 1:

Your Door to Door service will transfer you to Southampton to board Balmoral.

Highlights of the cruise include:



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 of Lisbon’s lovely backstreets.

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Christmas Day

Christmas Day & Boxing 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 the Canaries.

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Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura. The town offers an authentic taste of Canarian culture, coupled with a relaxed feel. There’s the chance to uncover more of the island on a shore tour, including the beautiful, golden sands of Jandia Beach.

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Las Palmas

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.

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Santa Cruz,

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.

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San Sebastian

San Sebastian, La Gomera. A call into San Sebastian is ideal for unearthing the island’s historic links to Christopher Columbus. Most notably, the Casa de Colon is where the great explorer reportedly lived when he was preparing for his first voyage across the Atlantic. Venturing further afield you’ll get the chance to visit the spectacular National Park of Garajonay.

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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 New Year’s fireworks displays from the decks of the Balmoral.

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La Coruna

La Coruna, Spain. The city of La Coruna is home to beautiful beaches, intriguing galleries and famous landmarks. It’s also the gateway to the UNESCOlisted Santiago de Compostela Cathedral.

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Free Time

5 days at sea.

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DAY 16:

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


B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included, L=Lunch included

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All tours on this site do include our very popular door to door service. On the day of departure, one of our small minibuses or cars will pick you up, at your door at the stipulated time and transfer you to the coach. Check on this map to see if your address is within our pick up area. PLEASE NOTE – if you do not live within our pick up area, call us and we will arrange to collect you at a mutually convenient point en-route.

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

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

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Bamber Bridge Bamber Bridge
Farm Farm, FY6 0JW
River Wyre River Wyre
Wesham New Fire Station Wesham,Opp. New Fire Station
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