CANARY ISLANDS
15 DAYS

A Canary Islands cruise is the ultimate sunshine escape. Discover a range of sights from the spectacular Teide National Park to the black sand island of Fuerteventura, where you can try exhilarating watersports such as windsurfing, diving and much more. 

Immerse yourself in the Canaries even further with one of our handpicked shore excursions. Whether you’d like to take to the local winding roads for a 4x4 adventure or explore the islands’ nature with a panoramic tour, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

DAY 1 DEPART USA: Today we board our flights with meals and beverages served aloft.

DAY 2 ARRIVE BARCELONA: Upon arriving in Barcelona, we are met by our Holy Land Travel Center representative and continue to our hotel. The afternoon is at leisure before enjoying dinner and a welcome reception.

DAY 3 BARCELONA: Today is a full guided visit to Barcelona.  Enjoy an excursion to the Montserrat Mountains on a half-day trip from Barcelona! Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat with its 12th-century carving of the Black Virgin and, after hearing its history from a guide, enjoy free time to explore the Montserrat Shrine.

DAY 4 EMBARK CRUISE: This morning and afternoon are at leisure before we embark on our cruise ship, departing at 7:00PM. (Board at 5:00PM)

DAY 5 AT SEA: Today we spend at sea with festivities on the cruise ship. Your cruise shop, Norwegian Spirit, is all about traveling in style. While at sea, check out the Tivoli Pool, four outdoor hot tubs, and, for the kids, Buccaneer’s Wet & Wild. And that’s just the beginning – you can also enjoy the 14 dining options, 10 bars and lounges, Maharajah’s Casino and the Roman Spa & Fitness Center.

DAY 6 CASABLANCA: The urban landscape of this famed city clearly demonstrates the contrasts between the old and the new. Start with a visit to the central market, a massive kaleidoscope of colors.

We continue with a masterpiece of Islamic architecture, surrounded by picturesque orange groves and elaborate water features, the Royal Palace of Casablanca is a suitably grand royal abode. Located in the Habous district of the city’s New Medina, this is the King’s principal Casablancan residence and host to a number of important events and royal receptions. We return to our cruise ship for dinner and overnight while making our way to Madeira.

DAY 7 AT SEA: Today we spend at sea with festivities on the cruise ship.

DAY 8 MADEIRA: The mountainous isle of Madeira has been a popular European destination for years. The idyllic island is perfect for exploring with its beautiful beaches, stunning lava formed landscapes and lush, green forests. But sampling the famed Madeira wines is also an absolute must. 

DAY 9 SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE: Located at the eastern tip of the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz is a natural cruise destination as over half of its perimeter is shoreline. The beaches are lovely at that, from the yellow sands of Las Teresitas to the black sands of the quieter, The landscape of Tenerife varies greatly with rich forests, blooming fauna and flora, hot deserts, mountains, volcanoes and sublime coastlines. Home to the highest peak in Spain, El Teide (which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Tenerife is named ‘The Island of Eternal Spring’ with its year round comfortable weather.

DAY 10 ARRECIFE: The capital of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Arrecife (which means “reef” in Spanish) is renowned for its abundance of reefs and islets along its coast. Be sure to explore this island's many natural wonders, from the fabulous El Reducto beach to the craters, lava tunnels, canals and tubes of Los Volcanes Nature Park. 

DAY 11 AT SEA: Today we spend at sea with festivities on the cruise ship.

DAY 12 GRANADA: The strategic position to the Mediterranean Sea has always made Malaga an attractive zone for foreign invasions. From Malaga, a trip to Granada showcases an intriguing blend of Arab and European cultures. Be sure to visit The Alhambra, one of the finest examples of Moorish art in Spain. 

DAY 13 AT SEA: Today we spend at sea with festivities on the cruise ship.

DAY 14: DISEMBARK / BARELONA: This evening we disembark our cruise ship and have the remainder of the day at leisure. We enjoy a farewell dinner before our list night of our trip.

DAY 15: FLY HOME: Today we board our flights home carrying with us memories and keepsakes that will last a lifetime.