On board MS HANSEATIC from Bremerhaven to Tenerife
Highlights of history
Marvel at the diverse highlights of two continents. Prehistoric stone circles and fairy-tale palaces, idyllic old towns and bustling medinas, imposing cliffs and wide savannahs – a route that follows a lifeline of diverse cultures.
from Bremerhaven to Tenerife
|Cruise dates:||from 21.10.2015 to 04.11.2015 (14 days)|
|Your ship:||MS HANSEATIC|
| Wed, 21.10.2015 |
| Thu, 22.10.2015 |
Relaxation at sea
| Fri, 23.10.2015 |
Portsmouth/England, from 7.00 to 17.00 hrs
England’s majesty, magic and mysticism
| Sat, 24.10.2015 |
Relaxation at sea
| Sun, 25.10.2015 |
La Coruna/Spain, from 13.00 to 19.00 hrs
Iberian Peninsula: the roots of generations of explorers
| Mon, 26.10.2015 |
Leixoes (Porto)/Portugal, from 12.30 to 18.00 hrs
The skyline of Leixoes is also characterised by churches and cultural monuments. You will be unable to resist the charm of the old town. Discover Porto on a panoramic trip* – numerous bridges span the Douro River, inspired by the Gothic arch of Porto Cathedral. The historic city of Guimaraes, the cradle of Portugal*, is closely connected to the emergence of this nation of explorers. The medieval atmosphere permeates this labyrinth of alleyways and the castle. The feudal Palace of the Dukes of Braganza is full of the treasures of the Renaissance. Indo-Portuguese faience is just as wonderful as Flemish tapestries.
| Tue, 27.10.2015 |
Lisbon, from 12.00 to 19.00 hrs
The city on the Tagus River is associated with the golden age of Portugal: take a different approach and discover Lisbon by bus and on its historic trams*, exclusively available for the guests of the HANSEATIC. A Garden of Eden reserved for the high society of the 19th century will open its gates to you in Sintra and Quinta da Regaleira*, with exotic plants, hidden ponds and chapels.
| Wed, 28.10.2015 |
Portimao, from 12.00 to 17.00 hrs
Setting out from Portimao, discover the landscape in a spectacular fashion on a jeep tour to the hinterland* of the Algarve, passing orange trees and wild rhododendrons before you finally reach the 900 m high Mount Foia. The tour of Sagres, Lagos and Cabo Sao Vincente* is just as appealing, providing intriguing insights into the life of Henry the Navigator and dreamlike views of the ocean.
| Thu, 29.10.2015 |
Cadiz/Spain, from 6.00 to 16.00 hrs
The fascination continues seamlessly as you set out from the Spanish city of Cadiz. Seville, the capital of Andalusia*, welcomes you with the royal palace of Alcazar and one of the largest Gothic churches in the world. In the vicinity of Cadiz, the beauty of white villages and the tradition of viticulture come together when you visit Arcos de la Frontera and Jerez, the home of sherry*.
| Fri, 30.10.2015 |
Casablanca/Morocco, from 8.00 to 20.00 hrs
Africa: kings and colonial powers, light and shadow
| Sat, 31.10.2015 |
Relaxation at sea
| Sun, 01.11.2015 |
Arrecife/Lanzarote/Spain, from 08.00 to 18.00 hrs
Inspired by these impressions, set a course for European soil on the HANSEATIC – in the middle of the Atlantic. On Lanzarote you can explore the volcanoes of the southern island*, a bizarre moonscape of volcanoes and craters. Alternatively on expert´s excursion: the fascinating island art of César Manrique*, you can marvel at the Jardin de Cactus with roughly 1,000 varieties of cactus before your eventful “Expedition Knowledge” comes to a close on Tenerife.
| Mon, 02.11.2015 |
Santa Cruz/La Palma, Cadiz/Spain, from 12.00 to 22.00 hrs
Nature, Culture and Joie de Vivre
| Tue, 03.11.2015 |
San Sebastian/La Gomera, 7.00 to 17.00 hrs
You will find yourself in famous company when you visit San Sebastian on Gomera, where Columbus once set out to discover America. A landscape tour on Gomera* takes you through a gashed landscape to the Hermigua Valley. In the Garajonay National Park, evergreen laurel woods and thick fern will stimulate your imagination. On a hike through the El Cedro Forest*, you will climb to the summit of Garajonay, a height of 1487 metres. The fantastic view will remain unforgettable for a long time to come
| Wed, 04.11.2015 |
Santa Cruz de Tenerife/Tenerife/Spain
* The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
Following programmes we offer in German: