Western Europe, Canaries & Morocco onboard Astor sailing from Bremerhaven, Germany, 10 September 2019, 18 nights
Carrying only 600 passengers, the Astor provides guests with an intimate environment ideal for relaxation.
Carrying only 600 passengers, the Astor provides guests with an intimate environment ideal for relaxation. With fine cuisine, high class entertainment, comfortable lounges and accommodation, the philosophy of the crew onboard is simply to ensure your voyage is an outstanding and memorable experience.
|11/9/19||Rest at sea||–||–|
|12/9/19||Rest at sea||–||–|
|13/9/19||La Coruna (Spain)||10:00||18:00|
|14/9/19||Leixões (Porto) (Portugal)||30.6||14:00|
|Just north of the Douro estuary is Leixões, one of Portugal’s main seaports and gate to Porto. The excursions offered represent the second largest city in the country, known throughout the world as the producer of tasty port wine. A ride on the Douro allows a different perspective on the city, whose dark buildings appear nested along the narrow lanes of the street. In Porto’s São Bento station, the traditional tiles tell the story of Portugal. The tram museum provides interesting insights into the world of this classic and often preferred means of transport.|
|15/9/19||Rest at sea||–||–|
|16/9/19||Funchal, Madeira (Portugal)||10:00||18:00|
|Located in a magnificent natural amphitheater and overlooking the wide bay, Funchal is the sympathetic capital of the beautiful and dramatic island of Madeira. The port is very central, and at the entrance, the flowery white houses with the red-tiled roofs, which descend on the green mountain slopes, provide an unforgettable sight. A modern cable car hovers over the bustling city up to Monte, the starting point of Madeira’s famous wicker sleigh rides. Wicker baskets, embroidery and the tasty Madeiran wine are popular souvenirs from the impressive island – “the floating garden in the Atlantic”.|
|17/9/19||Santa Cruz de La Palma (Spain)||14:00||23:59|
|18/9/19||San Sebastián de La Gomera (Spain)||7:00||8:00 pm|
|19/9/19||Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife (Spain)||7:00||17:00|
|The largest island of the Canaries is dominated by the snow-capped Teide, the highest mountain in Spain, rising from the central mountain range of Tenerife. Some impressive valleys with green landscape, banana plantations and pine forests run through the island. The capital of the island, Santa Cruz, has an impressive number of museums and churches to be discovered, and offers tempting shops and restaurants. The exotic gardens of the Garcia Sanabria Park are worth a visit as well as the loropark in Puerto de la Cruz with its tropical flora, many different species of parrots and aquariums for sharks, sea lions and penguins.|
|20/9/19||Rest at sea||–||–|
|21/9/19||Casablanca (Morocco)||6:00 am||8:00 pm|
|The cosmopolitan city of Casablanca is located on the west coast of Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolis in Morocco and has an emerging tourism industry. Modernity mixes with the traditional. Casablanca can undoubtedly be called a cultural melting pot with distinct African, Arab and European influences. The many parks, fountains and remarkable Art Deco architecture all go back to the time of the French protectorate, which made the city its administrative center in the early 20th century. Highlights of the city include the imposing Hassan II Mosque, whose minaret is the tallest building in the country, Moorish architecture, and gleaming white 1930s buildings.|
|23/9/19||Passage Tejo (Portugal)||–||–|
|In Lisbon, the beautiful capital of Portugal, are the magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, the ornate Torre de Belém, the Tejo bridge Ponte de 25 Abril and the imposing explorer monument home. Stroll through the labyrinth of narrow streets in the charming old town of Alfama and discover the city on one of the famous old trams.|
|24/9/19||Rest at sea||–||–|
|27/9/19||Rest at sea||–||–|
Note: In case of bad weather or sea conditions that prevent the ship from reaching a planned port, alternative arrangements will be made as far as possible.
Ship is in the roadstead
* Technical stop, guests can not go ashore
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