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Captivating Canary Islands

Captivating Canary Islands

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The best on land brought to you by the best at sea. Get to the heart of local cultures with Windstar shore excursions. You don’t want to just dip a toe in local culture, you want to dive into the deep end, and that’s exactly what Windstar shore excursions are designed to do. All of our excursion are created to provide authentic local experience – the kind travellers like you are looking for. And with more than 2,500 excursions to choose from, you can experience your destination in whatever way is most meaningful to you. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, a history buff, or someone who loves to get to know the faces behind the many places we travel.

Trip Name
Captivating Canary Islands
Days
9
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Length: 522 ft (159 meters) Passenger Capacity: 312 Built / Refurbished: 1988 / 2007 Star Breeze, Star Legend & Star Pride are large enough to pamper and entertain you, yet small enough to tuck into delightful tiny harbors and hidden coves that others can’t reach. These all-suite yacht completed renovation as part of the $250 Million Star Plus Initiative to provide more of what our guests love. New public areas, including two new dining venues, a new spa, infinity pool, and fitness area. The yachts also boast all new bathrooms in every suite and a new category of Star suites, featuring a new layout. With ocean views and at least 277 square feet of comfort, Star Breeze, Star Legend & Star Pride are the perfect yachts to watch glaciers and fjords drift by from the serenity of your suite. Carrying only 312 guests, Star Breeze, Star Legend & Star Pride still tuck into small ports like Sanary-sur-Mer and Wrangell or narrow waterways like the Corinth Canal and Keil Canal.

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day1 - Lisbon, Portugal
The rhythm of Lisbon invites you to join its captivating dance. This splendid capital city on the banks of the Rio Teja offers a warm welcome and an unparalleled blend of architectural styles. Elegant outdoor cafés line the cobbled sidewalks. Turn-of-the-century funiculars climb the scenic hills. Find the UNESCO sites of the Tower of Belem and the Monastery of the Hieronymites. And, everywhere, the city engages you with its easy style and remarkable charm.
Day 2 - Day 2 - At Sea
Enjoy the scenary passing by and the ships facilities.
Day 3 - Day 3 - 4 - Funchal
Considered on of Portugal’s main tourist attractions and home to the world famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Fuchal is known for its style and beauty. Visit Cabo Girao, the highest sea cliff in Europe or take a trip to the Pica da Torre for an incredible view of Camara de Lobos, a delightful fishing village. With a long history of Madeira winemaking, there will be time here for a little wine tasting, a meal at one of the many 5- Star restaurants, sightseeing on 15th century Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption, shopping the bargains to be found here, or experiencing the vibrant night life.
Day 4 - Day 5 and Day 6 – Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Considered on of Portugal’s main tourist attractions and home to the world famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Fuchal is known for its style and beauty. Visit Cabo Girao, the highest sea cliff in Europe or take a trip to the Pica da Torre for an incredible view of Camara de Lobos, a delightful fishing village. With a long history of Madeira winemaking, there will be time here for a little wine tasting, a meal at one of the many 5- Star restaurants, sightseeing on 15th century Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption, shopping the bargains to be found here, or experiencing the vibrant night life.
Day 5 - Day 5 and Day 6 – Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Here in this privileged setting you’ll discover two UNESCO World Heritage Site beaches of tantalizing beauty, San Cristobel de La Laguna and the island’s symbol, Teide National Park. Wide avenues exotic landscapes and striking examples of modernist architecture complete one of the worlds most popular destinations.
Day 6 - Day 7 – San Sebastian
Though you won't find canaries here you will find people who can whistle like them. Whistled speech helped shepherds communicate across the steep ravines and in the lush cloud forest of Garajonay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Columbus paused here on all three voyages so you are in good company as you explore historic San Sebastian, but with all the natural beauty around you will find your gaze drawn inexorably up the terraced hillsides and across to view of Mount Teide.
Day 7 - Day 8 – Lanzarote
Nature is the str on his small volcanic island. Enjoy the afternoon on the beach or follow the island’s famous wine trail, tasting as you go. This, the most northerly of the Canary Islands, welcomes you with laid-back hospitality and genuine warmth. This region of petrified lava makes up the National Park of Timanfaya and its Mountains of Fire, where visons of a lifeless, prehistoric earth with enormous craters of an incandescent red colour can be seen on a bus or even a camel tour. This unique atmosphere has made it a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and one of the most impressive national parks in all of Spain.
Day 8 - Day 9 – Last Palmas
Magnificent scenery surrounds you in the capital of Gran Canaria. Two lovely bays and their beautiful beaches frame the city. The Vegueta District, the older quarter of the town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its historical and cultural treasures, dating back to the city’s founding in 1478.

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Inclusions

    • Sailing Wine Route of Lanzarote Madeira Canary Islands UNESCO Sites

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