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Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal

Islands of the Azores & Cities of Portugal

A remote, volcanic land of bubbling hot springs, steaming fumarols and sub-tropical forests: the Azores beg for exploration.

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Fred Olsen Cruises from Liverpool - Islands of Azores & Cities of Portugal

 

11-24 May 2019                   13 nights                   Black Watch            from £1799

 

                           

Set sail from Liverpool and enjoy a remote, volcanic land of bubbling hot springs, steaming fumarols and sub-tropical forests: the Azores beg for exploration.  This itinerary offers an unforgettable adventure, taking in the incredible island landscapes of Terceira, Faial and Sao Miguel.  The it is onto the Portuguese mainland, to uncover the highlights of Oporto and Lisbon.

 

 

SAILING PROGRAMME

Date                                         Arrive               Depart                  Destination

Sat 11 May                                                pm                  Liverpool

Sun 12-Tue 14 May                                                           Cruising

Wed 15 May                        early am           late pm             Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Azores

Thu 16 May                         early am           late pm             Horta, Faial, Azores

Fri 17 May                           early am           late pm             Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores

Sat 18-Sun 19 May                                                            Cruising

Mon 20 May                         early am           late pm             Lisbon, Portugal

Tue 21 May                         early am            late pm             Oporto (from Leixoes), Portugal

Wed 22-Thu 23 May                                                            Cruising

Fri 24 May                           am                                          Liverpool

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES

· Marvel at the extinct Sete Cidades Volcano

· Explore historic Angra do Heroismo

· Go whale watching in the Azores

 

 

 

ALL INCLUDED IN YOUR CRUISE PRICE:

Home pick-up * Comfortable ensuite cabin accommodation * Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5 course a la carte dinner, late night buffet and self-service tea & coffee * Varied daytime activities * Lectures & Talks * Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & Gym * Choice of live evening entertainment * 3 formal nights

 

 

Not included in package:

All drinks on board

Shore excursions

Hair & beauty treatments & selected fitness classes

Personal laundry & dry cleaning

Passport & Visa costs

Holiday Insurance

Government levies or taxes

Discretionary gratuities to crew & guides etc on board or ashore.

 

Please Note:  In partnership with CITO Limited who is the principal for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and therefore Jones Holidays are acting as agents.

 

Fuel Surcharges / Fuel Supplements

Fred Olsen reserve the right to levy fuel surcharges/fuel supplements at any time and we will advise any changes to the above prices as soon as we are aware.

 

Prices are correct at time of going to print but may change at any time, call for latest prices.

BLACK WATCH - Fred Olsen Line

 

The Black Watch is the ultimate home from home at sea, spacious with a friendly, familiar feel and providing a traditional cruise experience.  Refurbished at the end of 2016, the ship features stylish new decor, fittings and furniture, plus the new 'The Poolside' restaurant.  What is more, new TVs, mini-bars and safes enhance the accommodation on board, boasting a 3D cinema too.  Despite all these new features, Black Watch still retains her sleek, intimate style and has a welcoming ambience just like the rest of the Fred.Olsen fleet.

 

GOOD TO KNOW:

Cabins:          

Comfortable, stylish complete with smart TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.

Meals:

Irresistible choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with 5 course a la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and more.

Shore Excursion:

Shore excursions are not included in our packages.  A shore tour information booklet will be sent to you by Fred.Olsen.  These can be booked directly with Fred.Olsen prior to departure or once on board (subject to availability).  Naturally you may wish to explore at your own pace, however please do check visa & immigrations requirements for the port of call.

Insurance:

Having suitable insurance cover is a mandatory requirement for your cruise, please ensure your policy covers ocean cruising.

Passports:

Fred.Olsen requires every passenger to have a passport with at least 6 months validity.

 

Whilst Fred.Olsen warmly welcome guests with disabilities and/or reduced mobility it should be recognised that their fleet is not ideally suited to those fully reliant upon mobility aids or those unable to negotiate a stepped gangway.  If you have any concerns regarding your suitability please discuss this with us before booking.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Marble Church
Chester - Services Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Train Station Car Park
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