Apart from a walk round the town, a visit to an iconic rock formation, Gran Canaria is about beaches and boiled potatoes with chilli. Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting La Palma, but don't forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research. These are what you might find from the...
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Lanzarote is another volcanic island with the darker black, red and white sand beaches and the moonscape parks that you can tour or drive through. The landscape is best seen from the Fire Mountain in the Timanfaya National Park which is famous for the fantastical shapes created by solidified volcanic lava. These have steaming hot natural holes or wells....
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Jean's film for Doris Visits takes you from the cruise terminal to Maspalomas by public bus; a legendary beach in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. If you want winter sion without flying, then a Canary Island cruise is the answer. Christopher Columbus came across Gran Canaria in 1492 and he instantly liked the verdant palm groves and excellent climate. The harbour may...
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This is an easy place to explore on foot, but there are many things that make an excursion worth while, and the beaches are fantastic. Christopher Columbus came across Gran Canaria in 1492 and he instantly liked the verdant palm groves and excellent climate. The harbour may be tranquil but the capital Las Palmas is lively. It is an easy walk...
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After three days at sea out to the Canary Islands, Madeira, otherwise known as the Garden Island, is likely to be your first stop.It is the most beautiful island with a wonderful display of sub-tropical plants and flowers. A few months before this film was made, in the dry heat there was a terrible bush fire that destroyed homes and killed...
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At the top of the cable car, don't walk straight past the gardens to get to the toboggan ride. See the gardens first or you will have to come back up again as opposed to going down from the base of the toboggan. The Monte Tropical Gardens are so extensive (70,000 sq meters) that you could spend a day there...
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OK, so Christmas tradition is a sleigh ride, reindeer, Father Christmas in a red hat, and curved wrought iron hand rails on the sleigh. But in Madeira it is all year round, except they are dressed in white like Gondoliers in white suits and straw hats. Not many cruisers will hit the snow, but they will get the traditional...
Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting La Palma, but don't forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research. MARELLA TOURS click here   Fred Olsen Tours     P&O TOURS click here     DON'T FORGET TO SEE OUR LIST OF ALL THE CRUISE SHIPS, WHO OWNS THEM & THE CHAT SITESAND TAKE A LOOK AT...
Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Madeira, but don't forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research.  Tours available from your ship will probably include Tea at Reid’s Famous Toboggan Ride Evening with Folklore (if overnight) Deep Sea Fishing Cable Car and Toboggan Levada Walk Jeep Adventure Discover Whales and Dolphins...
Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Tenerife, but don't forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research. MARELLA TOURS click here   Fred Olsen Tours     P&O TOURS click here   DON'T FORGET TO SEE OUR LIST OF ALL THE CRUISE SHIPS, WHO OWNS THEM & THE CHAT SITESAND TAKE A LOOK AT THE...