The colorful streets and UNESCO-protected landmarks of Lisbon fade into the sunset as your voyage begins, offering inspiration for painting workshops led by award-winning abstract artist Claire Desjardin. Your journey continues to Madeira, uninhabited until its discovery by Portugal in the 15th century, where today the Old Town, local market, and lush botanical gardens compete for your attention. Savor the last days of your trip on Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands, where volcanic landscapes and golden beaches contrast with futuristic landmarks like the Auditorio de Tenerife.
Take a trolley through the colorful cobblestone streets of Lisbon’s historic Alfama district to the hilltop Castle of St. George for panoramic vistas. Then depart aboard Evrima for equally impressive views of the city from the River Tagus as you sail for Madeira.
Prepare for your upcoming adventures on Madeira with a relaxing day at sea. Indulge in a rejuvenating massage or facial in The Ritz-Carlton Spa, and then sip a craft cocktail as you relax by the infinity pool overlooking the azure waters of the Atlantic.
Take in the scenic views of the island of Madeira, the town of Funchal and the deep blue Atlantic by cable car and toboggan. Follow in the footsteps of Winston Churchill by enjoying afternoon tea at the renowned Reid’s Palace Hotel.
Explore the beautifully preserved Mudéjar architecture of San Cristóbal and striking volcanic landscapes of Tiede National Park, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Ritz-Carlton, Abama offers guests the opportunity to indulge in a day of golf or pampering at the spa.