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Canary Islands & Madeira

16 Days

This taste of summer in the Canary Islands provides a splash of colour and sunshine. Sail south to Morocco and Gibraltar, three popular Canary Isles, beautiful Madeira and historic Lisbon. You’ll find busy harbours, lush hillsides and valleys descending to the sea, fascinating cities and tempting shops. 


Return coach travel
15 nights full board on Columbus
Afternoon teas and snacks
Captain’s Cocktail Party
Self-service tea & coffee (6am to midnight).
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes.
Daytime activities and leisure facilities.
Guest speaker and arts & crafts

Shore excursions are not included. It is the passenger's responsibility to arrange these either online (on receipt of their personal account details) or note their interest in shore excursions in the letter they receive from CMV. The cost of these will be added onto the passengers' on-borad account and paid on-bord the ship.

Gratuities are not included in this fair. We highly recommend that you take advantage of the CMV drinks Packages which include gratuities. Should you prefer not to purchase any drinks packages the cost of gratuities will be £6pppn of pre-booked or £7pppn which will be added on your on-board account during your cruise.

Drinks Packages:

  • CMV Value (pre-book £6pppn, on board £7pppn)
    Services charges and gratuities for the duration of your cruise
    Confirmed Seating in the restaurant
    Priority cabin upgrade option (if available)
    Welcome Bottle Bon Voyage Wine (per cabin)


  • CMV Plus (pre-book £15pppn, on board £17pppn)
    All CMV Value inclusions
    Non-Alcoholic Beverage Package, including soft drinks all day long
    CMV Premium (pre-book £23pppn, on board £26pppn)


  • CMV Plus
    All-inclusive bar drinks (except Premium Beverages)
    CMV selected house wines (white, rosé & red by the glass at bars and restaurants during meals)
    50% discount on Premium Beverages from the bar
    30% discount on all the Premium Wine list
    25% discount on any Speciality Restaurant


  • CMV VIP (pre-book £29pppn, on board £32pppn)
    CMV Premium
    CMV Signature Wines (white, rosé & red by the glass at bars and restaurants during meals)
    Premium drinks from the bar list
    Whittard premium teas & Piazza d'oro coffee specialties
    1 bottle of water daily per person in your cabin
    50% discount on any Speciality Restaurant
    Priority on Shore Excursion waiting list
    1 small bottle of water for your excursion
    Invitation to our exclusive VIP Party


11/08/2019 London Tilbury 
12/08/2019 Amsterdam (Netherlands)
With more bicycles than permanent residents, the Dutch capital is both charming and quirky. Aesthetically little has changed in the centre since its 17th century Golden Age. Beautiful gabled houses and merchants’ mansions line serene, tree-lined canals, which are laid out in five concentric circles and crossed by numerous bridges. The Royal Palace, originally built as a Town Hall in the 17th century, stands on a large square in the centre of the city. Considered one of Europe’s major art capitals, Amsterdam is home to a number of superb galleries and museums including the famous Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and the Van Gogh Museum.
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16/08/2019 Gibraltar (BCC)
Famously contested, Gibraltar is a renowned headland in the Mediterranean Sea.
In ancient times known as the Pillars of Hercules with it’s African counterpart, Mt Abyla, the Rock has remained under British rule for the last 300 years, despite being connected to Spain.
A towering 1400 ft outcrop that separates the Mediterranean from the Atlantic, Gibraltar was named Jebel al-Tarik by the Moorish General Tarik who landed there in 711 AD.
See the famous Barbary apes that occupy the island as well as St Michael’s Cave and the Siege Tunnels or admire the view to Africa from a cable car. 
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18/08/2019 Arrecife, Lanzarote (Spain)
A city with maritime roots, Arrecife first appeared on maps in the 15th century as a small fishing harbour. It has since 1852 been the capital of Lanzarote, the northernmost and fourth largest of Spain’s Canary Islands. Lanzarote, which lies just four degrees north of the Tropic of Cancer and enjoys a sub-tropical climate, is volcanic in origin. Arrecife’s Calle Leon y Castila has a wealth of shops and is an opportunity for duty free shopping. 
19/08/2019 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain)
With its sub-tropical climate, coastal valleys, beautiful sandy beaches and mountainous peaks, Gran Canaria is a firm favourite with visitors from all over Europe. Head to the historic centre of Vegueta, steeped in traditional architecture and historical buildings which have been standing for over 500 years. 
20/08/2019 Santa Cruz deTenerife, Tenerife (Spain)
The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is dominated by Mount Teide in the central mountain range and several spectacular valleys covered with lush landscape, banana plantations and pinewoods. Santa Cruz, the island's capital, offers a number of museums, and churches to explore together with tempting shops and restaurants. The exotic gardens of Garcia Sanabria Park are worth a visit as is Loro Parque, with its tropical gardens, collection of parrots, and an aquarium with sharks, sealions and penguins. 
21/08/2019 Funchal, Madeira (Portugal)
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. A modern cable car soars above the bustling city to Monte, which is the start of Madeira’s famous wicker toboggan ride. Wicker baskets, embroidery and the famous Madeira wine are popular souvenirs from the striking island often described as the ‘floating garden of the Atlantic’. 
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23/08/2019 Lisbon (Portugal)
Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city, is home to the magnificent Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower, 25th April Bridge and Monument of the Discoveries. Wander through the maze of narrow streets in the delightful Alfama district and ride one of the famous old trams. 
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26/08/2019 London Tilbury (United Kingdom)

Departure DateTitleHotelDays(from) 
11 Aug 2019Canary Islands & MadeiraColumbus 16 days £1,399.00 Book Now