Canary Islands, Madeira & Agadir Cruise
Travel between Europe and Africa with the Canary Islands, Madeira and Agadir Pullmantur cruise
The Atlantic is the ocean that bathes the shores of the destinations of the Canary Islands, Madeira and Agadir Pullmantur cruise. For eight days and seven nights you can discover the unique landscapes and monuments of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma, Funchal (the capital of the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira), the Moroccan city of Agadir and Lanzarote, such as the Museum of Sacred Art in Funchal, and the ravine of Guayadeque of the Gran Canaria locality of Agüimes.
This Pullmantur cruise begins in the port of Gran Canaria, island where a very important part of the cultural heritage of the Canary Islands is concentrated. A good account of it is given by the urban aspect of Arucas colonial architecture, its Church of San Juan, the Convent of San Antonio and the Town Hall of Santa Maria de Guía, the acropolis and the Pantéon of the guanartemes of Gáldar. The Gáldar acropolis forms part of an interesting archaeological site located in the vicinity of the Cueva Pintada, also known as the Sistine Chapel of the Canarii. Then of course there are the indigenous people of Gran Canaria themselves.
In addition to artistic and natural heritage, with the Canary Islands, Madeira and Agadir Pullmantur cruise you can sample the important gastronomy of the Canary Islands, as well as Madeira and the region where Agadir is located. Wrinkled potatoes from Gran Canaria, Madeira soup and Tajin from Moroccan sardines are some examples of the dishes on offer.
Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Palma. Three reasons to travel to the Canary Islands
The port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be your first contact with the island of Gran Canaria. Here you will find some of the most outstanding landscapes of the Canaries. Of these, the most important is the Natural Park of Tamadaba, located in the vicinity of the town of Agaete. As for the monuments of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, those that you have to see are located in the Barrio de Triana and Plaza de Santa Ana.
After Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Canary Islands, Madeira and Agadir Pullmantur cruise will dock in Tenerife. Of all that has to be seen in the capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the most outstanding claims are found in the Plaza de España and in the Candelaria. Then a few kilometers from there you will find San Cristobal de la Laguna, a city which has been declared a World Heritage Site. The Monastery of Santa Catalina, a striking example of the Mudejar architecture of the Canaries, is one of the most important monuments of San Cristóbal de La Laguna.
Regarding the landscapes of Tenerife, the one through which all tourist routes pass is the National Park of the Cañadas del Teide. The main attraction here is the volcano El Teide which, at 3718 meters high, is considered the roof of Spain. As for La Palma, the next stop of this Pullmantur cruise and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 2002, the main attractions you will visit are the The National Park of the Caldera de Taburiente and the Santa Catalina Castle of Santa Cruz de la Palma, among others.
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Contemplate unique landscapes of Morocco and the interior of Portugal
Once you leave La Palma you will find yourself in Funchal. The varied Portuguese gastronomy is one of the great claims of Funchal. It includes bolo do caco, caldeira de pescado and espetada. However, there is more to it than great food. So with this Pullmantur cruise you can see the Sé, or Cathedral of Funchal, the Botanical Garden and, of course, visit its many museums, such as those of Electricity, Photography and Natural History.
After a day of sailing, the Canary Islands, Madeira and Agadir Pullmantur cruise will take you to Agadir, the Moroccan destination of the trip. From all the tourist attractions in Agadir, the most important places of interest are the Royal Palace, the luxurious area of the Cité Founty, the gardens of Olhao and, very close to the town, the Souss-Massa National Park.
Before returning to your starting port, this Pullmantur cruise will take you to the island of Lanzarote. The Timanfaya National Park, formed by large blocks of solidified lava and located on the west side of the center of the island, is a must-see stop when visiting Lanzarote. Regarding the historical and cultural heritage of Lanzarote, the most important monuments are the Castillo de San Gabriel of Arrecife, the capital, and the Castillo de Guanapay of Teguise, built in 1312.