Set sail on a Transatlantic adventure of a lifetime aboard Norwegian Star. In the colourful and vibrant city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, discover the art galleries of Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA), visit the historic Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Concepción's iconic bell tower and stroll among brightly painted buildings, unique local shops and vivid street art. With an overnight in Rio de Janeiro, you have plenty of time to see the famous Christ the Redeemer Statue, soak in spectacular views from Sugarloaf Mountain and try your hand at some lively samba dancing beneath the stars.
14-Day Transatlantic from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro: Spain & Brazil
|Day 1||Lisbon, Portugal (EMBARK)||---||5:00 pm|
An unforgettable stop on any European cruise, with its Gothic cathedrals, medieval castle, and quaint village neighbourhoods, Lisbon is Portugal's feature attraction and has been the country's capital since 1147. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets of this city at your own leisurely pace, stopping along the way at a remarkable museum or 1930's era patio caf. Explore more of Lisbon on a European cruise!
|Day 2||Seville (Cádiz), Spain||11:00 am||9:00 pm|
Seville (Cádiz), Spain
Indulge in the culture of Andalusia's capital of Seville and visit its stunning Cathedral, one of the largest in the world. Stop and taste the tapas and smell the orange blossoms during a stroll down the winding Medieval lanes. But be sure you leave time to visit the breathtaking Plaza de Espana.
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|Day 4||Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands||9:00 am||6:00 pm|
Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
The capital of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Arrecife (which means “reef” in Spanish) is renowned for its abundance of reefs and islets along its coast. If your cruise takes you to Arrecife, be sure to explore this island's many natural wonders, from the fabulous El Reducto beach to the craters, lava tunnels, canals and tubes of Los Volcanes Nature Park. Explore more of Arrecife on a European cruise!
|Day 5||Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
Located at the eastern tip of the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz is a natural cruise destination as over half of its perimeter is shoreline. The beaches are lovely at that, from the yellow sands of Las Teresitas to the black sands of the quieter, clothing-optional Las Gaviotas. There's also plenty to do and see inland, especially if you're here during the spectacular Carnival.
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|Day 8||Porto Grande, Cape Verde||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
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|Day 12||Recife, Brazil||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
Stretching across three islands, Recife's cityscape is accented with scenic inlets, canals and bridges, in addition to its famous beaches. What began as a scattering of fishing shacks in the 16th century is now a vibrant city that boasts delicious cuisine, colourful markets and a lively nightlife. Just to the north of Recife, you can dive into the history of the region with a trip to Olinda. Built on steep hillsides overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the small town offers incredible vistas as you tour its 16th and 18th century historic sites. For those interested in the tradition of Brazil's Carnival, stop by the unique Mamulengo Museum to glimpse some of the handmade puppets used in the town's famous parades.
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|Day 15||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (DISEMBARK)||8:00 am||---|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer, one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World, stands atop the Corcovado peak. Survey the city from a platform below the 125-foot statue or hop on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and get a different perspective of Rio and the Christ. Feel a rush to your senses from the awesome activity on world-famous beaches Ipanema and Copacabana. If the quiet side of Rio is what you seek, a visit to the lush botanical garden - home to some 8,000 species - will delight you.
- Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
- Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
- Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
- Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.