Escape the autumn gloom and cruise the islands of Macaronesia, a world away from the cold weather and longer nights back home as you hop between seven stunning destinations. Funchal, where you can wander the pretty streets of Madeira's capital take in the many natural delights of the 'garden island'. Enjoy the lush landscapes and prehistoric laurel forests of La Palma 'the Canaries' 'pretty island' and in Santa Cruz de La Palma see the soaring San Antonio Volcano and its vast craters.
Braemar will then cruise to Cape Verde and visit two of the archipelago's most distinctive islands. On Santiago Island, you'll visit the Cape Verdean capital, Praia. Sao Vicente Island is a showcase of some of Cape Verde's most spectacular landscapes, with vast volcanic valleys and breathtaking peaks, including Monte Verde the island?s highest point. Returning to the Canaries, calls into Tenerife and Lanzarote will ensure a memorable end to your island-hopping adventure. Visit the beautiful saltwater lagoon of Jameos Del Agua Cave. En route back to Southampton Braemar will also stop off in Lisbon, offering you the chance to enjoy a relaxing day of sightseeing in the Portuguese capital.