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Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Island-hopping around the Canaries

Our small-ship cruises around the Canaries archipelago offer so much more than other cruise companies. From stargazing on Mount Teide to going underground at Lanzarote’s Fire Mountain or hiking through the Los Tilos rainforest on the untouched island of La Palma, you might be surprised by the experiences you can enjoy with Saga.

Funchal, Madeira

Amazing Experiences

As well as the Canary Islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro, our itineraries also call at many other islands such as colorful Madeira, the Azores and cultural Cape Verde.

Funchal's colourful firework display

Enjoy a Canaries Christmas

For a real Christmas with a twist, why not sail away to islands in December 2018.


Not only can you enjoy the festive traditions of these islands, but you can look forward to having lots of time to explore, as the ship will moor overnight in Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Madeira and Lisbon!


There’s even a special Christmas Day concert on Tenerife!

Christmas in the Canaries

Flavours of the Canaries

October 30, 2018

The Canary Islands call on this cruise to the contrasting trio of La Palma, La Gomera and Fuerteventura, plus explore beautiful Madeira and the ancient city of Oporto.

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Views over Funchal

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

14 nights



Sunshine in the Canaries

November 13, 2018

For a Canary Island cruise with a twist, this voyage explores four of the subtropical gems and gives you the chance to tour the bodegas of Portugal’s wine capital, Oporto.

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Follow Madeira’s levada trails through the mountains

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

14 nights



Canary Island Delights

January 4, 2019

Discover the Canary Islands’ year-round sunshine and unusual volcanic landscapes on this exciting cruise, which also visits Portugal’s lively capital Lisbon and the Spanish city of Ferrol.

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Las Palmas’ striking coastal setting

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

14 nights



Treasures of the Canaries and Morocco

January 21, 2019

Explore a trio of the Canaries’ best known islands and discover the exotic charms of Morocco…

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UK Morocco Spain Portugal England
See all sorts of spiky succulents at Lanzarote’s Cactus Garden

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

16 nights



The Canaries in Bloom

February 2, 2019

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Lanzarote’s Cactus Garden

Saga Pearl II departing Portsmouth

13 nights



Celestial Canaries

March 14, 2019

Enjoy sightseeing in the Canary Islands by day and stargazing at night with late night moorings on La Palma, La Gomera and Tenerife.

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Study the heavens in the Canary Islands

Saga Sapphire departing Dover

14 nights



Adventure in the Canaries and Morocco

October 23, 2019

Experience unique adventures in the Fortunate Islands, Portugal, north Africa and Madeira

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A tranquil scene of Arrecife harbour

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

14 nights



Spanish Islands of the Atlantic

November 4, 2019

Set sail on a winter sun cruise to Spain and Portugal, exploring Lisbon, Madeira and four of the Canary Islands.

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A view of Caldera de Taburiente National Park on the island of La Palma

Spirit of Discovery departing Southampton

14 nights



The Volcanic Isles

November 24, 2019

A 15-night small ship cruise on Saga Sapphire to exercise body and mind in Madeira, the Canaries, North Africa and Portugal.

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Balconied houses in Santa Cruz, La Palma

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

15 nights



Canaries Christmas Cheer

December 19, 2019

Christmas cruise of the Canaries aboard the small ship Saga Sapphire

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Colourful homes adorn a hillside in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

17 nights



Pure Canaries

January 9, 2020

Seek out the winter sun on this voyage to the Canary Islands and enjoy visiting La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote.

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Sunset in La Palma

Spirit of Discovery departing Southampton

13 nights



Canary Island Paradise

February 7, 2020

Join a two-week voyage to the Canary Islands of Las Palmas, Tenerife and Gran Canaria to discover beautiful parks, gardens and squares dressed in subtropical flora.

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The picturesque harbour of Lanzarote

Saga Sapphire departing Southampton

14 nights