Indulge in the gorgeous summer warmth of sun-kissed Portuguese islands and enjoy relaxing days in two of Europe’s most picturesque and charming cities on this fantastic cruise. Spend a day in historic Praia da Vitoria in the Azores, where an interesting, once heavily fortified historic quarter awaits you. See parts of the original town wall and the 15th century Igreja Matriz de Santa Cruz or head down to the waterfront to visit the impressive 16th century Fort of Santa Catarina and relax on Terceira’s golden shores.In fabulous Funchal, enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at the famous Reid’s Hotel; discover the beautiful floral fragrances of the botanical gardens; marvel at the breathtaking views from the Eira do Serrado viewpoint; or indulge in a spot of birdwatching at the UNESCO-listed Laurisilva Forest. On the Portuguese mainland, feast your eyes on the stunning mix of grand palaces, historic churches and magnificent bridges in Lisbon – Europe’s westernmost capital – on a fantastic Segway or Tuk-Tuk tour, and enjoy a glass or two of famous port wines, relaxing amongst the stunning churches and charming cobbled alleyways of Oporto from Leixoes.
Last Updated: 02/07/2016