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Mediterranean Discovery with Taste of France

16 Day
Between Paris and Athens
Mediterranean Discovery with Taste of France  - 16 day
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The wonderful city of Paris is yours to uncover before Bordeaux’s delicious fare and winemaking that has been refined to an art welcomes you. Magnificent architecture is revealed in Carcassonne and Barcelona before you cruise the Mediterranean on board Scenic Eclipse.
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Day 1

Welcome to Paris where your adventure begins with a two night Special Stay.

Day 2
Paris

Tonight, join your Tour Director and travelling companions for a ‘Welcome to France’ dinner.

Freechoice

Treat yourself to a tour of the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Alternatively, take an insightful walking tour with a true Parisian.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Paris > Bordeaux

Traverse the Loire Valley aboard the TGV train to Bordeaux for a two night stay. This renowned port town has been producing its famous namesake vintages since the 8th century.

Enrich

Enjoy a gourmet walking tour of Bordeaux. Stop in local shops to sample chocolate, cheese and bread and meet the passionate shop owners, followed by a dinner of local specialties accompanied by Bordeaux vintages.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Bordeaux

Freechoice: Take an interactive cooking class or stroll the sites and discover illuminating facts about the city and its history with stops at the towering Monument aux Girondins and handsome Place de la Bourse, ending at La Cité du Vin.

Freechoice

Take an interactive cooking class or stroll the sites and discover illuminating facts about the city and its history with stops at the towering Monument aux Girondins and handsome Place de la Bourse, ending at La Cité du Vin.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 5
Bordeaux > Carcassonne

The World Heritage-listed site of Carcassonne is perched on a rocky hilltop and bristles with zigzag battlements, stout walls and spiky turrets. Enjoy walking through the city at your leisure from your conveniently located hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6
Carcassonne > Barcelona

Journey past the foothills of the Pyrenées and at Figueres visit the Dali Museum, gaining an insight into the world of Salvador Dali. Arrive in beguiling Barcelona for your two night luxury hotel stay.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 7
Barcelona

On your tour of this lively city visit Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, perhaps wander the famous La Rambla pedestrian precinct or along the colourful seaside promenade. Join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner this evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8
Barcelona

A warm greeting by the crew awaits as you step on board Scenic Eclipse.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9
Cassis

The coast of Provence boasts this small coastal fishing port in the heart of the glamorous French Riviera.

Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion or hiking tour along the coast and around Cassis.

Freechoice

Uncover the secrets of Cassis on a walking tour or visit nearby Aix-en-Provence, birthplace of Cézanne. Alternatively, explore the city of Marseille.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
Monte Carlo

Experience the glamour and wealth of the Principality of Monaco and the jewel in the crown, Monte Carlo.

There is plenty of free time this afternoon to wander the elegant streets at your leisure.

Freechoice

Discover Monte Carlo including the State Apartments or explore the medieval village of Èze.

Enrich

Be treated to an exclusive classical concert in the opulent Salle Garnier auditorium, at the prestigious Opéra de Monte-Carlo.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11
Portovenere

The entry point to the colourful villages of the Cinque Terre, Portovenere is also one of the ports of the World Heritage-listed ‘Bay of Poets’.

Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion.

Freechoice

Take a walking tour to discover the port of Portovenere or explore one of the Cinque Terre villages.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
Amalfi

Italy’s World Heritage-listed Amalfi Coast is an extraordinarily stunning Mediterranean landscape where great mountains plunge into the sea and the azure waters are sparkling and clear.

Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion.

Freechoice

Let your local guide introduce you to the small village of Amalfi or discover colourful Positano. Alternatively, visit historic Ravello and admire the sweeping views over the coastline, or explore the Emerald Grotto.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 13
Messina

The city of Messina is the gateway to the treasures of the island of Sicily with Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, dominating the backdrop.

Freechoice

Acquaint yourself with the city on a guided walking tour or discover enchanting Taormina and visit the impressive Greek Theatre. Alternatively, explore Mount Etna.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14
At sea

Take a cooking class in Scenic Epicure, a yoga class in the studio or relax on your verandah, taking in the views as your butler serves afternoon tea to your suite, the choice is yours.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 15
Santorini

A former volcano, Santorini’s cliffs soar out of the sparkling waters of the ancient caldera, contrasting with whitewashed buildings and blue domed roofs.

Discovery: If you’re feeling active, take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak around the craggy coastlines of the island or spend time at the beach with a chef-prepared picnic.

Freechoice

Explore the ancient site of Akrotiri, or take an exciting jeep adventure tour. Alternatively, visit picturesque Oia or sail the caldera in a catamaran.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 16
Athens

The ancient and modern city of Athens signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Meals included: Breakfast
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All prices are per person, twin share in CAD based on two guests sharing.
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Discover even more by adding an optional escorted land tour or city extension before or after your departure. We have curated a number of choices for you to choose from to tailor make your itinerary.

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