Christmas in the Canaries & Madeira - Marco Polo

Christmas in the Canaries & Madeira - Marco Polo

Marco Polo

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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.

 

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.

 

Port transfers are included and the cost of the pick up is added once selected, any flyers or materials we send are inclusive of these pick up charges.

Prices are subject to availability and current cruise supplier promotion please call for the most up to date prices.

Day 1

Avonmouth

Day 2

Cruising

Day 3

Cruising

Day 4

Christmas day at sea

Day 5

Gibraltar, UK

Day 6

Cruising

Day 7

Tenerife, Canary Island

Day 8

Lanzarote, Canary Island

Day 9

Gran Canaria, Canary Island

Day 10

Madeira ( Overnight on New years eve)
Enjoy the sepctacular New years fireworks

Day 11

Madeira, Portugal

Day 12

Cruising

Day 13

Lisbon, Portugal

Day 14

Cruising

Day 15

Cruising

Day 16

Avonmouth

Marco Polo Cruise Ship

The Marco Polo cruise ship offers a wide range of public facilities including the impressive Waldorf Restaurant offering a traditional two-sitting fixed time dining option and, as an alternative for those wishing for the more informal experience, the stylish Marco’s Bistro.

 

There are five main lounge areas. The Magellan Deck offers the theatre-style Marco Polo Lounge while the elegant Captain’s Club is a perfect venue for pre-dinner cocktails with the resident pianist. Relaxing in the Palm Garden, with wonderful panoramic ocean views, is a fantastic way to make the most of your time on a cruise holiday and the stylish Columbus Lounge is an intimate spot where the head barman will soon get to know your favourite drink. Completing the quintet is Scott’s Bar, located on Amundsen Deck, an ideal haunt for night owls.

 

The 22,080grt Bahamian flagged Marco Polo cruise ship with her handsome traditional profile, beautiful teak decks and distinctive dark blue hull is a classic ocean liner. She can accommodate up to 800 guests within a warm and friendly atmosphere that reflects a truly intimate cruise experience. The ms Marco Polo is fully stabilised and air conditioned and has eight passenger decks serviced by three main lobbies and four lifts.

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Aberdare Bus Station Bus Station, Aberdare - Stand 1
Blackwood Bus Stn Bus Station - Stand 9 - Blackwood
Brecon, Wellington Hotel Brecon, Opposite the Wellington Hotel - Bulwark
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Carmarthen - Boars Head Carmarthen Llamas Bus Stop (Outside Boars Head)
Cwmbran Railway Railway Station, Cwmbran
Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Edwards Pembroke Depot Edwards Pembroke Depot, Waterloo Ind Est, SA72 4RR
Llanelli - Town Hall Llanelli -The old bus stops, behind the Town Hall
Waunlanyrafon
Magor Services Magor Service Coach Park
Merthyr Bus Stn Merthyr Bus Station - Stand 16, MERTHYR TYDFIL
Mountain Ash Railway Mt Ash Railway, Bus Stop behind Workmens Club
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
PICK UP NOT REQUIRED PICK UP NOT REQUIRED
Client making own way to Resort / Venue
Pontypridd Bus Stn Pontypridd Bus Station, Coach Stop (Bay 13)
Port Talbot Plaza Port Talbot Plaza, Opposite British Legion
PORT TALBOT
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park
Swansea West - Jct 47 Swansea West Services - M4 Jct 47

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