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CANARY ISLANDS Spanish Islands of the Atlantic Embark on a winter sun voyage to the Canaries Cook up a storm in Funchal during a special cookery class of local cuisine led by two sisters. Inspiring activities on board Tales of deering-do from an intrepid explorer Lectures on volcanology from an expert in the field Whale-spotting sessions on deck led by representatives from whale and dolphin conservation charity, ORCA. To find out more visit Cruise parallel to the Iberian Peninsula west coast before peering up at the 25 de April suspension bridge as Spirit of Discovery sails up the Tagus River to reach Portugal's elegant capital of Lisbon. Next cruise to the Atlantic isle of Madeira, decorated in subtropical flora year round. Spirit of Discovery will dock at the heart of Funchal leaving you free to explore the parks, squares and cobbled lanes at leisure, or you can follow the levada channels through its mountainous heart. Then contrast four of the Canary Islands where there are plenty of opportunities to get out and explore on foot. Admire Mount Teide's volcanic terrain in Tenerife, trek through pine forests to dine at a delightful tapas restaurant in La Palma, retrace Christopher Columbus' footsteps in lesser-visited Gomera, and see Fuerteventura's plutonic rock formations on nature walks or a thrilling 4x4 safari. On board you'll be inspired by tales of adventure and can learn how the Canary Island's varied volcanic landscapes were created. Plus, ORCA experts will help you spot whales and dolphins during the best opportunities from Spirit of Discovery's deck. Pictured from left: A view of Caldera de Taburiente National Park on the island of La Palma; See the landscape of Fuerteventura by jeep; Chilli peppers spice up a Funchal street market 56 Please quote WVF19 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 504 505 or visit