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CRUISE & MARITIME VOYAGES NEW Grand Canary Islands, Madeira and Morocco 19 nights from £1,549 including optional travel insurance or from £1,414 if not required§ The Saga price includes... VIP door-to-door travel service · Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK · All port taxes, fees and charges · Tourist visas if required And on your cruise... Full board · Afternoon tea · Captain's welcome and farewell cocktail party · Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities · Porterage of luggage ­ see page 3 for details. Sail south and soak up the autumn sunshine on this exploration of the Canary Islands, Morocco, Spain and Portugal. Take the chance to discover historic cities, meander through colourful mosques and bazaars, and explore verdant hillside and valleys. Plus, you'll get a taste of home in Gibraltar, be impressed by Rotterdam's modern architecture, and Vigo offers the opportunity to visit the fascinating pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela. Sailing from London Tilbury November 1, 2020 · 19 nights aboard Columbus Camara de Lobos harbour Tilbury Rotterdam Luxembourg Lisbon Vigo(For Santiago de Compostela) Porto (Leixoes) Cadiz Gibraltar Funchal Casablanca (for Marrakech) Santa Cruz Agadir Arrecife Las Palmas November 1. London Tilbury, England. After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to London Tilbury, embark Columbus. Depart 1600. November 2. Rotterdam, Netherlands. Arrive 0900. Depart 1700. Rotterdam is nicknamed 'Manhattan on the Meuse' due to its impressive skyscrapers and modern architecture such as cubic houses and the striking Erasmus Bridge. You'll also come across street sculptures and a variety of museums. November 5. Leixoes (for Oporto), Portugal. Arrive 0800. Depart 1800. From Leixões you can head to the city of Oporto, known mostly for its port wine trade. With origins dating back to the 5th century, there is plenty to see here. You may like to stroll the Ribeira neighbourhood along the river, explore the Cathedral area, or tour the port lodges of Vila Nova de Gaia across the river. November 6. Lisbon, Portugal. Arrive 0800. Depart 1800. Lisbon's elegant cityscape spans seven hills and is sure to tempt you out on deck as your ship approaches. Here you can explore contemporary boulevards that contrast with historic streets. See the main sights on a guided tour that highlights the city's magnificent architecture, Moorish influences and the wooden trams that scale the city's steep streets. November 8. Funchal, Madeira. Arrive 0700. Depart 1700. Set in a magnificent natural amphitheatre overlooking a wide bay, Funchal is the delightful capital of the beautiful and dramatic island of Madeira. The harbour is right in the centre of town and as you approach the sight of whitewashed buildings with red tiled roofs tumbling down the verdant mountain is spectacular. November 9. Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. Arrive 1200. Depart 2400. Las Palmas is the capital of Gran Canaria, the third largest of the seven main Canary Islands, with a sub-tropical climate, coastal valleys, beautiful sandy beaches and mountainous peaks. Visitors from all over Europe head to the historic Old Town, Vegueta to explore the cobbled streets and squares. November 10. Santa Cruz, Tenerife. Arrive 0700. Depart 2000. The largest of the Canaries is dominated by the lofty heights of Mount Teide, which at 12,197 feet is Spain's tallest mountain. Tenerife's capital Santa Cruz sits just below the eastern tip of the island and this bustling city has its share of colonial architecture and many interesting museums. Plant lovers may like to explore the Botanical Gardens founded by Charles III of Spain in 1788 and the Orchid Gardens of Sitro Litre. November 11. Arrecife, Lanzarote. Arrive 0800. Depart 1400. Named after the black volcanic reef that protects the city's coastline, Arrecife once provided the perfect cover for ships hiding from pirates. Nowadays, the vibrant seafront acts as a gateway for travellers wishing to explore the town or the rest of this intriguing island. The volcanic landscapes of Timanfaya National Park offer a window into Lanzarote's explosive past. November 12. Agadir, Morocco. Arrive 0700. Depart 1400. Agadir is a modern city with an underbelly of old-world charm. Here, you can loose yourself in Suq al-Had market where the air is thick with the scent of spice or stretch your legs on a long walk to the Agadir Kasbah, originally built in the 1500s but partially destroyed in the 1960s earthquake. November 13. Casablanca (for Marrakech), Morocco. Arrive 0800. Depart 2200. Casablanca has a long and rich history for you to explore on your visit. Visit the Museum of Moroccan Judaism or head to the Hassan II Mosque, the second largest mosque in the world. Or you could even take the chance to visit the souks of Marrakesh. November 14. Gibraltar. Arrive 1200. Depart 2330. Towering 1,400-feet above the ocean, Gibraltar's iconic Rock signals your arrival. You can explore the World War II tunnels burrowed beneath it and perhaps meet the cheeky Barbary macaques that run free here. November 15. Cadiz (for Seville), Spain. Arrive 0700. Depart 2400. The ancient port of Cádiz lies on a narrow strip of land and is known for its pretty white houses and the watchtowers that dot the skyline. From here you can easily get to Seville, exploring the old town with its quaint Moorish feel as well as its impressive monuments, pretty parks and lovely architecture. November 17. Vigo (for Santiago de Compostela), Spain. Arrive 0800. Depart 1800. Explore the historic quarter of Vigo, with its narrow streets, old fishermen's houses, seafood market and neoclassical cathedral. It is also the launch pad for tours going to Santiago de Compostela, with its cathedral and UNESCO-listed old town. November 20. London Tilbury, England. Arrive 0800. Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home. SAVE up to £400 per person* when you book by January 31, 2020 DOUBLE/TWIN CABINS Interior from £1,649 £1,549 Oceanview from £2,239 £2,039 Superior from £2,549 £2,349 Suites from £4,199 £3,799 SINGLE CABINS Single Interior from £2,249 £2,149 Grand Canary Islands, Madeira and Morocco. Cruise code: CM265. 19 nights aboard Columbus departing: November 1, 2020. All prices are per person and may only be available for a limited number of bookings. *Prices shown include any relevant savings as described. Exact saving depends on your chosen cruise and cabin grade. Fares are the lowest available for the category shown, were correct at the time of going to print and are subject to availability and change. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £135 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 34 for details. Please call for details for other cabin grades available, cabin guides and deck plans. Please note: Land by launch or tender. All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently. Travel information: Domestic flights are available as part of Saga's VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 35 for details. To book see page 35 and call FREE on 0800 302 9014 or visit saga.co.uk/cruise-partners Please quote TPC67 31