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Mount Teide Porto Santo, Madeira Rugged volcanic peaks serve as the backdrop to Porto Santo, the highlights of which include a 9km-long sandy beach and the Casa Museu Colombo, an insightful museum containing exhibitions on Christopher Columbus’ New World voyages – it’s claimed that the famous explorer once resided here. When you’re done exploring, there are many welcoming port-side bars and cafés to help you unwind. Funchal, Madeira Alongside the blissful colours and scents, the benign climate in Funchal lends itself well to exploration, be it admiring the stunning landscapes via the unique levada irrigation network, or taking in one of the many enchanting gardens at your leisure. Sampling the island’s famous wine is the ideal complement to your captivating journey of discovery. Lisbon, Portugal Portugal’s alluring capital is spread out over seven hills on the north of the River Tagus, with fascinating museums and the adorable backstreets of the Alfama district awaiting your discovery. Architectural wonders include the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries, and be sure to visit Pasteis de Belém – this café’s famous egg pastry recipe has remained unchanged for nearly 200 years. Oporto (from Leixões), Portugal A short journey from Leixões takes you into the heart of Oporto, with its fortress-like Cathedral and Baroque architecture, including the magnificent Clérigos Church. Head to the historic, UNESCO-listed Ribeira District, where narrow, cobbled lanes meander down to the Douro River, and don’t forget to visit one of the many wine cellars for a taste of the tipple named after the city, Port. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Take a relaxing cruise along the Douro River for a gentle exploration of Oporto before stopping by at one of the city’s leading cellars to taste the locally-produced Port Wine. All of the following included from only £95 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities • Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym Choice of live evening entertainment • 4 formal nights Oporto A fabulous cruise with friendly, like-minded people. So relaxing and plenty to see and do. independent customer reviews Canary Islands, Madeira & the Azores View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv 95


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