7-Night Tenerife to Lisbon
TENERIFE TO LISBON
DIVE INTO YOUR DESTINATIONRich culture and vibrant life abound on this expedition from Santa Cruz, Tenerife to Lisbon. With an overnight stay in Casablanca, you have the chance to experience the energetic nightlife of one of the most iconic regions in the world.
7-Night Tenerife to Lisbon
Apr 17, 2022 / 7 nights
Starting FROM $5,299 per person
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Apr 17 Santa Cruz, Tenerife Canary Islands, Spain Depart: 6:00PM
Santa Cruz, Tenerife Canary Islands, Spain
Formed off the coast of Morocco, the volcanic Canary Islands offer rugged and captivating landscapes with black and white sand beaches. The port city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, a rich combination of historical architecture and modern design, leads the way to exploration of the islands, sometimes referred to as the Canaries.
Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, lies off the northwest coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. A walk along the Santa Cruz promenade comes with views of lush green flora and rocky mountain peaks against blue sky. Playa Jardin offers spectacular views of black sand dotted with verdant palm trees and the deep blue waters of the Atlantic lapping against the shore, creating a vibrant picture of paradise.
Mount Teide, the highest point of elevation in Spain, offers breathtaking views with a short cable car ride up near its summit. The active volcano offers fertile grounds that are home to over 150 plant species, making it a colorful landscape you will not want to miss. Its walking paths give you the chance to challenge your muscles to the ultimate hike.
The cuisine of the Canary Islands is a rich and savory mix of Spanish, African, and Latin-American foods. Even one of its staple foods, bananas, originated in Asia. This cultural combination of foods makes eating in the Canaries an adventure of its own. With flavors of fish, rice, meat, and locally grown fruits and vegetables, your taste buds will never be bored.
Apr 18 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands Arrive: 7:00AM Depart: 1:00PM
Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Located off the coast of West Africa, Lanzarote – among the smaller of the Canary Islands – is known for its lush, volcanic landscape amid tropical weather all year long. With a well-preserved folk culture entangled with natural wonders and rich history, Arrecife, the capital of the island, holds much for the inquisitive explorer to discover. Sweeping dunes among the rust red sands of the craters of Timanfaya National Park create the perfect backdrop to get lost in the environment and take a moment to appreciate the natural beauty. Arrecife is aptly named, as beaches like Playa del Reducto, surrounded by reef, keep the ocean here clear and pristine.
Apr 19 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal Arrive: 12:00PM Depart: 6:00PM
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
The lava-formed landscapes of the island of Madeira call out to explorers to discover its lush scenery and rugged coastlines. The island’s capital and biggest town, Funchal, offers invigorating adventures like an elevated cable car ride ascending the green slopes up to Monte for incredible sky-high views. As you rise to the top you see a sprawling, lively city and at the end of the ride, the Madeira Botanical Gardens await with enchanting flora. You can find your way back down with a wooden toboggan ride. For the full Madeira experience, visit the Old Blandy Wine Lodge, a winery that has been in business for over 200 years.
Apr 20 At Sea
Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore
Apr 21 Marrakesh Arrive: 7:00AM OVERNIGHT
Iconic in its own right, the Moroccan city of Casablanca is a pillar of the local culture before French colonization. Marrakesh, meanwhile, offers an abundance of classical, Moorish architecture and the breathtaking gardens of the Bahia Palace dating back to the 12th century. The energy hums amid the Central Market of Casablanca and your senses are enthralled at Marrakesh’s Jemaa el-Fnaa. The monumental Hassan II mosque is a triumph of traditional, Moorish architecture combined with innovations of the 20th century. Known for having the largest minaret in the world and towering above the Atlantic Ocean, it’s a magnificent sight from afar, but a closer look inside provides an even grander sight, as its glass floor gives way to views of the Atlantic beneath its foundations
Apr 22 Rabat, Morocco Depart: 5:00PM
Apr 23 Portimao Arrive: 9:00AM Depart: 6:00PM
Along the southwestern coast of the Algarve region of Portugal lies the vibrant port city of Portimão, equal parts history come to life and modern, cosmopolitan atmosphere. The Megalithic Monuments of Alcalar contain prehistoric remnants of the country’s beginnings while Praia da Rocha (Rock Beach) presents the quintessential beach scene that makes this an ideal, tropical getaway. Not far from here you’ll find Praia dos Três Castelos, a beach well-known for its strange and dramatic rock formations of limestone. Located in the urban setting of Portimão, the Fort of Santa Catarina creates a stark contrast with its medieval construct, where walking the ancient paths call to your inner child and make you feel a sense of wonder and imagination.
Apr 24 Lisbon, Portugal Arrive: 8:00AM
Portugal’s capital Lisbon comes alive with a rich history seen in every nook and cranny of the city. From the resting place of famous explorer Vasco de Gama at Jeronimos Monastery to the impressive turrets of São Jorge Castle dating all the way back to second century B.C.E., Lisbon offers a deep dive into the past to satiate the most curious travelers.
While Western Europe’s oldest city boasts an array of Baroque and Neoclassical architecture, that does not mean it has remained stuck in the past. On the contrary, the colorful culture and vibrant life that runs throughout the city’s restaurants, shops, and rooftop bars make it buzz with infectious energy. Taking a tuk tuk through its hard-to-reach passages allows you to experience Lisbon as the locals do.
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